Archive | January, 2018

Beasts Among the Bookshelves! Join us for Harry Potter Book Night at Chapeltown Library

31 Jan

What’s that stomping through the bookshelves?

Discover a menagerie of magical monsters at Chapeltown Library as local storytellers read beastly extracts from the Harry Potter series. 

Hear about some of the exciting creatures that Harry Potter and his friends have met on their adventures, discover some weird and wonderful facts about these fantastic beasts, get creative with some Harry potter inspired craft and be in with a chance to win some beastly prizes. 

This event is in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing and is exclusive to the
Living Knowledge Network.

Book online today

harry potter chapeltown


Job vacancy – Health Trainer (closing date 14th Feb 2018)

29 Jan

ShipShape Health & Wellbeing

VACANCY: Health Trainer

20 hours per week (Salary: £16,231 pro rata based on 35 hour week)

An opportunity has arisen for Shipshape to appoint a Health Trainer to join our local community health team.

They will primarily work with people experiencing long term chronic pain in Hackenthorpe/Sothall, Mosborough, and some other parts of the neighbourhood. They will provide clients with 1:1 support around setting their own goals and maintaining healthy behaviour changes as well as maintaining our community based activity.


Do you have experience of working with local communities and the ability to motivate and build confidence in people to make positive changes with their behaviour and lifestyle?

Would you like the opportunity to help address health inequalities and improve the long-term health of the communities?  If yes, then this could be the perfect job for you!

The post holder will:

  • Promote positive health and well-being messages within the community
  • Identify and support individuals to develop a personal plan in relation to their health goals.
  • Encourage and facilitate long-term positive lifestyle changes


We are looking for someone who enjoys a challenge and has the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people both verbally and in writing.

The work is being delivered as part of the People Keeping Well Strategy. Working in partnership with Sheffield City Council and Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).


For informal enquiries or for an application pack, please contact us by email or ring 0114 2500 222 / Postal address:  ShipShape Health and Well-being Centre, The Stables, Sharrow Lane, Sheffield, S11 8AE


DBS check will be requested in the event of the individual being offered the position.

Closing date: Applications to be received by 12 noon on Wednesday 14th February 2018.


Interviews to be held on the afternoon of Wednesday 21st February 2018.

Important changes to how you report antisocial behaviour from 1st Feb 2018

29 Jan

Important changes to how you report antisocial behaviour

On Thursday 1 February, there will be important changes to the way Sheffield residents report antisocial behaviour issues.

From this date, you will need to report certain antisocial behaviour issues, such as noise nuisance, non-hate crime related graffiti and lost, stray or barking dogs, to Sheffield City Council, not to South Yorkshire Police. You can do this by calling 0114 2734567 or visiting

A full breakdown of antisocial behaviour issues and whose responsibility these are can be found below:

South Yorkshire Police Sheffield City Council
Begging Abandoned vehicles / parking issues
Dealing/taking drugs and drinking alcohol in the street Dead animals
Gangs and youths drinking in parks Dog fouling
Harassment or intimidation Fly posting
Fly-tipping (happening now) Dumped, fly-tipped waste (nobody present)
Hate Crime related graffiti (motivated by prejudice or intolerance towards an individual’s nationality, ethnicity, religion, gender, identity, sexual orientation or disability) Graffiti (Non Hate Crime related)
Misuse of fireworks Syringes or needles
Dangerous, out of control dogs Lost, stray or barking dogs
Threatening / violent neighbour disputes Noise disputes, nuisance or DIY related noise
Prostitution and indecent behaviour Syringes or needles
Vandalism Littering
Suspicious vehicles  
Hoax calls to emergency services  

As well as these changes, from 1 February, if you call 0114 2734567 out of standard office hours to report concerns for vulnerable adults and children, and matters relating to homeless people, you will be dealt with by a Sheffield City Council call handler, not a police call handler.

For more information on reporting antisocial behaviour issues, and the responsibility of Sheffield City Council and South Yorkshire Police from 1 February, please visit or


CANCELLED – Do you want to save money on FUEL? Pop into Ecclesfield Library and find out how you can save ££££’s 31st Jan 2018

26 Jan



STEPS – A New Social Group Starting 30th Jan 2018 in Chapeltown

26 Jan


Sheffield Transport Vision – What Are Your Views?

24 Jan


We would like to know what your views are on Sheffield’s transport network for the next 20 years. We are currently consulting about our Vision and we would like you to complete our survey before 6th February 2018: 

We want to hear your views to help inform the next stages.  Please take a look at the Vision and fill in our survey at:

If you have questions or need further information contact:

The Outdoor City Weekender returns to Sheffield 9th-11th March 2018

24 Jan


The Outdoor City Weekender returns to Sheffield for a third helping from 9th to 11th March 2018 and promises another action-packed weekend of fun and adventure.

The Weekender revolves around four headline events: the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival, renowned bouldering competition the Rab Climbing Works International Festival, inner-city mountain bike dual slalom the Howard Street Dual and the Magnificent Seven, a multi-stage road bike race up seven of Sheffield’s steepest hills.

Click here to find out more and start planning your action-packed weekend in the heart of the city.

Save Money on Fuel Event at Chapeltown Library 2nd March 2018

23 Jan

You can find out more on how to save energy at:

Energy talk at chap

Chapeltown Library Presents: Harry Potter Knit or Stitch 29th Jan 2018

22 Jan

chap lib

Places are free but must be booked.

Please phone 0114 2037000 or book online at

Sheffield Domestic and Sexual Abuse Online Survey (closes 31st Jan 2018)

22 Jan

Your views and experiences are important.

Please complete the domestic and sexual abuse online survey at:

Or access via the DACT Sheffield Website:

Responses can be made anonymously.

Survey closes on 31st January 2018