By Rachel Cole, Projects Officer
Kimberworth Park TARA is an active tenant and resident association who have been running for over 20 years and have been members of Rotherham Federation for the last 10 years.
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By Rob Gooding, Community Organiser
Rotherham Federation and Council staff including Asim, Sophie and Jess held a joint meeting with residents of Wharncliffe on Thursday 30th January 2020 to discuss problems in the area and how Rotherham Federation and the Council could help residents improve their estate.
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By Brandon Freeman, Community Organiser
After previously successful ‘themed’ parties at Henley Community Centre, a Christmas get-together was arranged as a means to engage young people, families and the older generation.
The event offered a perfect opportunity for people to have fun in their local community centre and celebrate Christmas together.
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Rotherham will be hosting Yorkshire Day, which will take place on 1st August 2020.
People have been asked if they will either knit or crochet some white Roses. If you would like to take part, all the patterns and information can be picked up at Ann’s Candy at the upper level in the Market.
It would be amazing if you could all take part.
By Kathryn Wild, Project Manager
We ran a community listening event, which was attended by 19 people. These included Rotherham Federation staff and board members, local residents, members of the voluntary sector (including the new Social Prescribing Link Workers, Voluntary Action Rotherham, Age Uk Rotherham) and members of the Council, who came together.
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By Dan Barron, Community Organiser
The Springwell TARA hosted a Christmas tabletop market after speaking to residents who said a coach trip to markets were too expensive. This prompted the group to host a Christmas market for the community. The TARA have managed to source donations such as food, teas, coffee and cakes from local supermarkets and organisations including Tesco, Morrisons, Asda, Toby Carvery and Wilko which helped to fund the event.
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By Penny Thompson, Community Organiser
The Colliery group is in its infancy and members are made up of local residents who have previously worked in the mines and also people who have had family members who worked in the mining industry locally. The group’s main aim is to celebrate the rich history of colliery and campaign to have a low carbon footprint colliery museum erected on the old Silverwood mining site for educational purposes.
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By Louise Johnson, Employment Coach
I met client 033 at the end of August 2019; she had a degree in social work which she gained in her hometown in Portugal. Over the past 3 years since being in the UK she has completed a business admin master’s and has worked as a family planning officer. Her main barrier was not having her social work qualification recognised in the UK.
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By Rob Gooding, Community Organiser
I have been working with Donna on a funding bid for Canklow Rainbow Kids Club. If successful we will secure funding to not only keep the group running for the next three years but also put on extra events and day trips throughout the year.
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By Ian Huddleston, Community Organiser
Following conversations with the head teacher at Dinnington High with getting the community boxing group into school as an afterschool club, we also discussed the idea of getting the young people of the school more interactive with the community and doing things a bit differently.
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