MAAN Team Photo
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Hard working MAAN

Story by Farhaan Warsame | Photo by Sharmarke Ismail MAAN is primarily a mental health charity that helps Somali people who need some support. MAAN is working with other health and social care services to [Read more]
Dementia? Welcome! Cafe
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Pitsmoor Community Dementia Day

The Burngreave/Pitsmoor Community Dementia Day is a project among colleagues from the Alzheimer’s Society, SOAR, Enrichment for the Elderly, and the Dementia? Welcome! Café. Sufferers of dementia may think there is not help available. We [Read more]
A different kind of life - Abdirahman Ahmed Ali
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A different kind of life

Story and photo by Richard Belbin Local man, Abdirahman Ahmed Ali is fundraising to release a physical version of his Somali language ebook Nolasha Iyo Noocyadeeda [A Different Kind of Life], which is available now [Read more]
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SAGE, sea and sand

Story by Louisa Bruce | Photos courtesy of SAGE Local therapeutic horticulture and arts mental health charity, SAGE Greenfingers, had a fantastic day in Bridlington on 28 June 2018, for their annual summer outing. The [Read more]
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Where’s my dinner?

Story by Julia Woollen It has been heartbreaking this year for many allotment holders up at Windmill Lane Allotments. Anyone who works an allotment knows that growing your own food is hard but rewarding work. [Read more]
One female and one male sitting around a table

Reading friends

Story by Sam Humphrey On Tuesday 8th August the first ‘Reading Friends’ event was held at Burngreave Library. Sheffield is one of only four cities trialling the befriending initiative. The project aims to use reading [Read more]
8 people , one is sitting holding a step out Sheffield leaflet.

Never stop stepping out

Story by Mia Tennant|Photo by Amy Palmer A couple of years ago, Owen Barnett, a 74-year-old of Pitsmoor Health Walks (run as part of Step Out Sheffield) had a serious operation on his spine. However, [Read more]
Claim forms. Icluding "Managing your toileting needs" and "dressing and undressing"

Welfare reforms hit Burngreave

Story by Alice Kirby | Photo by Fran Belbin Disabled people across the area have been losing vital support as a part of controversial welfare reforms. The government’s restructure of social security is having a significant impact on [Read more]