The Big City Conversation
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The big city conversation

The city council has just launched The Big City Conversation across Sheffield. It is a chance for you to get involved and tell the council about issues that concern you. They want to hear from people all across the city, all ages and backgrounds, and they want to listen to people about how the council engages and serves the people of Sheffield. … [Read more]
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Healthy Activities

Comfort Zone – Age Better Over 50s (FREE) Meet new people who will support you through a range of activities, learn new skills, cook together or just a place to meet up. Exercise, strategies for … [Read more]
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Tales of learning English

Story by Liz Allen Held over from the last language themed issue, WEA tutor Liz Allen tells us about some of her Burngreave ESOL class’s experiences of learning English. Language Experiences Ifraax’s story: “I was … [Read more]
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Local Councillors and surgery dates

Jackie Drayton 0114 243 5388 (Home) jackie.drayton@sheffield.gov.uk 0114 273 5380 (Town Hall) Surgery dates Burngreave Library, Sorby House, 42 Spital Hill. • Saturday 13th July 11am – 12.15pm Mark Jones 07500 764 202 (Mobile) mark.jonescllr@sheffield.gov.uk … [Read more]
Hello and thank you
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Hello and thank you

In our ongoing series, we continue to show you how to say ‘hello’ and ‘thank you’ in just some of the many languages spoken in Burngreave (pronunciations are in brackets). Farsi (Iran and Afghanistan) Hello  … [Read more]
Group of women who took part in a short course, run by the Messenger
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Finding your voice

Story and photo by Carrie Hedderwick Passive? Aggressive? Assertive? Which of these describes the attitude and the method you use to communicate now, and what do you think is the most productive way to communicate? … [Read more]