In March 2017, The tenant scrutiny panel had completed their first tenant scrutiny report which focused on Council services in Housing on the topic of young tenants.
We suggested that the Council make changes in thirteen areas and we are pleased to report that ten of these are now in place.
Bakersfield Court TARA celebrated their 10 year anniversary with an event on Thursday 16th May 2019
The former mayor and his wife attended, one of the last events he attended as Mayor.
Congratulations to Bakersfield court for 10 years of involvement and social inclusion at the centre!
This was taken from our quarterly newsletter for Summer 2019.
Rotherham Federation will be presenting staff award to RMBC, Mears and Fortem staff at the RMBC Tenants’ Open Day 2019.
The staff members can be nominated by Council tenants across Rotherham by submitting the nomination form. The winners will be selected by a panel of tenants.
The closing date for submitting a nomination has been extended to 21st June 2019.
Please return the form to email@example.com or to Springwell Gardens Community Centre, Eastwood View, S65 1NH
The annual Tenants Open Day 2019 will be held at New York Stadium on Wednesday 10th July 2019 from 9.30am to 2pm. This is your chance to find out what’s happening in housing services and meet other tenants. Rotherham Federation will be holding the Community Groups Awards and Staff Awards. There will be stalls to find out information in the area and a Pie n Pea lunch will be served. All places must be booked by calling 01709 822100 – don’t miss out
Rotherham Federation will be presenting the Community Group Awards at the RMBC Tenants Open Day which will be held at the New York Stadium on 10th July 9.30am – 2pm.
We are inviting member groups to apply for the awards which will have both a Gold (£150) and Silver (£50) award in each of the 6 categories.*
The Categories are;
- Involving People
- Making a Difference
Applications are available here (all highlighted sections of the PDF can be filled in!) and the criteria can be found here. The criteria shows how you score your group. For scoring please start from 1 and work up to the full 6 points, whatever you score yourself you have to be doing that criteria and all the numbers below it.
Please return your applications to us by email or to Springwell Gardens Community Centre, Eastwood View, S65 1NH
The closing date for the applications will be 31st May 2019.
*Please note these awards are only for Rotherham Federation organisational members to apply for
Keep Britain Tidy are running “The Great British Spring Clean” from 22nd March 2019 to 23rd April 2019. Litter picking is needed for all areas and communities are coming together to clear up rubbish as well as building community pride/spirit. Rotherham Federation of Communities are offering £200 per group to help bring the community together and clean up your local area.
For an application form please contact Sarah Fletcher on 01709 368515 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date for application is Friday 8th March 2019
In April 2016 Rotherham Federation won £401, 800 from the Big Lottery’s Reaching Communities Fund to deliver its Community Voices and Choices project. The 36-month project adopted the Community Organiser approach seeking to address the lack of social capital, building community strength and empowerment in eight of Rotherham’s most deprived communities.
This is the final evaluation of the project produced in January 2019.