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How the north ward pots were spent this year

20 Mar

Each year the ward councillors across the city are given a ward pot. This is to spend on local projects to help improve the community. As well as giving grants to many community groups to help them keep up their great work, some specific projects were funded through the ward pot.

This year the Stannington Ward Councillors supported the Friends of Stannington Library to take on running the library.

In the West Ecclesfield Ward the Councillors chose to fund Activity Sheffield to run summer activities in the area.

A pilot project to get befriending volunteers linked to lunch clubs was set up in the East Ecclesfield Ward.

And in Stocksbridge the Steel Valley Project was giving funding to help them take on and support extra volunteers.

If you want all the details of how the ward pots were spent please click on this attachment – North Area Ward Pot Expenditure 2014_15

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Volunteering in North Sheffield

6 Feb

The benefits of volunteering can be enormous to you, your family, and your community. The right volunteering opportunity can help you find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. It can also help improve your mental and physical health. You could start volunteering at a local organisation you know or contact the Volunteer Centre for a wider choice. You can download the North Sheffield Volunteer Booklet, this has lots of information about local groups who need volunteers.

East and West Ecclesfield Wards Public Meeting

11 Jul

If you live, work in or have an interest in the East or West Ecclesfield Wards, you are invited to attend the East and West Ecclesfield Wards Public Meeting.

The details are: Chapeltown Library Nether Ley Avenue, Chapeltown at 7.00pm on Thursday 7th August 2014.

This is your opportunity to meet your local city councillors and talk about local issues. It is also your chance to talk about what the priorities for your neighbourhood should be.

Please email any questions you have in advance of the meeting to north@sheffield.gov.uk or telephone (0114) 2053598.

Please display this poster locally if you are able to do so.

East and West Ecclesfield Ward Public Meeting Poster 7_8_14

5 ways to improve well being

7 May

Just saw this and thought it would be good to share – 5 ways to improve well being

Improving health and well being is one of the ‘Local Area Partnership’ priorities for the north Sheffield area. This ‘Local Area Partnership’ is made up of organisations and departments that work in the north area to improve health and wellbeing and local councillors.

The group are currently looking at what we can do to reduce social isolation, how to ensure more people know about activities in the area and how to get more people online so that they can access vital services more easily.