The big city conversation

The Big City Conversation

Story by the North East Sheffield Local Area team.

The city council has just launched The Big City Conversation across Sheffield. It is a chance for you to get involved and tell us about issues that concern you. We want to hear from people all across the city, all ages and backgrounds. We want to listen to people about how the council engages and serves the people of Sheffield.

As part of Local Democracy Week, councillors and officials saw hundreds of people at events at Moor Market, and are holding other events in the city centre where you will have the opportunity to hear from a range of national experts, local business and community groups about what they think; explore and ask questions and also have your say on what is most important to you about how the city should be run in the future.

The conversation will take place between now and January, asking ‘How should decision making work?’ and looking at ways of making decision making more open and transparent.

Further events will take place in the local community, and there will be an option for giving views online.

For more information email

Ward Pot

Funds are still available from this years ward pot. Burngreave Ward Councillors are looking to fund sustainable projects and activities in their ward that benefit the local community. To be eligible projects and activities will need to fit in with the Burngreave Ward Priorities (see BM 143 or guidance below)

To apply for a grant you will need to complete the application forms (below) and return them to:

Please read the information carefully to ensure that your group is eligible to receive funding before you fill in the form.

If you are unsure about your project and would like to discuss it further please contact the Community Services Officer on 0114 205 3598 or email

Your Local Area:

We want your feed back!

We’d love to hear from more of Burngreave’s people about how they think the Burngreave Messenger could best serve the community, so we’ve created an opportunity for you to tell us what you’d like us to do.

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