The rain continued to fall in July forcing the postponement of the much anticipated Abbeyfield Festival. But it wasn’t the only wash-out.
After seven years of the ten year New Deal for Communities programme, this should be the time for the Burngreave community to look back on achievements, and plan for the final three years. But there’s to be no election – not enough local residents put themselves forward for a place on the Partnership Board. Does this mean residents are not bothered what New Deal does any more? Or do residents feel the power lies elsewhere? Or maybe we still feel powerless to change what big organisations do?
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Editorial meetings: 6.30pm at Abbeyfield Park House
Next meeting: Wed, 15th August. All welcome.
Copy deadline: 12th September 2007
Next issue published: 29th September 2007
This month’s team
Irshad Akbar, Lesley Boulton, Ian Clifford, Camille Daughma, Rohan Francis,Andrew Green, Naheem Hanif,Abid Hussain, Saleema Imam, Douglas Johnson, Jamie Marriott, Derrick Okrah, Lisa Swift.
Special thanks to Kate Atkinson, Nawar Alawi and Derrick Okrah for their help getting this month's issue on-line.