Mowbray Musers

By Brandon Freeman, Community Organiser

After working in the local community library over the last year – Mowbray Gardens Library, I met a few individuals and groups that needed some additional support. One of the groups that I met was the Buddies group which is an offshoot of another local successful group in the library where members meet weekly to socialise, play games and develop their confidence. Some of the members suffer from mental health issues and have additional needs so this group is a real lifeline in the community.

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Canklow Rainbow Kids Club and Wildlife Trust

By Rob Gooding, Community Organiser

Canklow Rainbow Kids Club have started a project with the wildlife trust with the first session starting on 26th February 2020. The aims of the project is to teach the children about conservation, wildlife and how to better use the green spaces around them this will be supported by a focus group made up of local residents, groups and partner stakeholders including the local school and Friends of Boston Castle. The aims of the focus group will be to improve and maintain the woodland and park area between Canklow and Boston Castle as well as increasing the usage of the woodland.

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Shaftesbury House Digital Drop-In

By Dan Barron, Community Organiser

John has been attending digital sessions for 6 weeks at the Shaftesbury House Digital Drop-in from the ‘Get Connected’ project. John knew very little about smartphones and tablets and has had very little experience of using digital technology.

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Annual General Meeting – Rotherham Federation of Communities

We will be holding our Annual General Meeting at Springwell Gardens Community Centre from 12pm.  As well as formal business and accounts presentation, we will also be highlighting the work Rotherham Federation does in the community.

A pie and pea lunch will be served

All places must be booked – please call 01709 368515 or email info@rotherfed.org to reserve your place