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Festive Family Craft Bags for charity!

27th January 2021
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Wickersley Parish Council

Winthrop Gardens volunteers were delighted to be commissioned to provide Festive Family Craft Bags to the Haven House project. This South Yorkshire charity works with children and young people affected by abuse. read more

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

16th January 2021
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Be Cancer Safe Rotherham and Barnsley

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week is 18th to 24th January. Cervical cancer mainly affects sexually active women aged between 30 and 45. The best way to protect yourself is by attending Cervical Screening when invited. Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by HPV, this is a very common virus that can be passed through any type of sexual contact with a man or a woman. read more

The Arts Society Dukeries

9th January 2021
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The Arts Society Dukeries

If you have an interest in the arts and would like to learn more, join the Arts Society Dukeries. They are the local group of the National Arts Society Association.Usually, they have monthly lecture meetings at the Civic Centre in Carlton-in-Lindrick and two extra, Special Interest / Study Days. They have trips out to places of interest, newsletters, a national magazine and a holiday for members. read more

Wickersley WI November meeting

9th January 2021
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Wickersley WI

As there was no chance of meeting up, Wickersley WI held a monthly meeting in November using the video conferencing programme Zoom. It was a great success with approximately a third of their members joining in.
Charlie Reeder, South Yorkshire Fundraiser for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA), gave an illustrated talk on its work and fundraising initiatives. read more

Time changes everything

5th January 2021
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Rotherham U3A

Although the snowdrop usually appears in mid-February it’s listed as the official ‘birthday’ flower of those born in January. A native of Europe and the Middle East, it’s thought to have been brought to this country by the Romans.
Such a delicate flower, yet it’s adapted to break through frozen soil, snow and ice, and because it contains anti-freeze proteins it can survive sub-zero conditions. Its scientific name, Galanthus, comes from the Greek words for milk and flower. read more

Rotherham Sitwell Rotary Club

3rd January 2021
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Rotherham Sitwell Rotary Club

Despite the limitations, it is quite remarkable what Rotherham Sitwell Rotary Club have been able to achieve in 2020. Your generosity seems to know no bounds and throughout the year your giving has enabled deliveries to Rotherham Foodbank to continue week on week. read more

Sheffield ME and Fibromyalgia Group

27th December 2020
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Sheffield ME and Fibromyalgia Group

Since 2003, the Sheffield ME and Fibromyalgia Group has been supporting people with ME / CFS and fibromyalgia, and those who care for people with these illnesses, across South Yorkshire and North East Derbyshire. They have also recently opened their services to people experiencing chronic fatigue as a result of long / post Covid and always welcome new members. read more

Staff bare all for charity calendar

26th December 2020
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Community Focus

Rotherham-based skip hire and recycling company, KCM Waste Management, have released their first ever charity calendar, raising money for The Sheffield Children’s Hospital. All monies raised will go directly to Ward 6 at the hospital. This ward specialises in blood and cancer treatments and was chosen as a member of the Rawmarsh St Josephs U9s Football Team, sponsored by KCM Waste Management, is being treated within this ward. read more

Do you have a health condition and would like support to stay in work?

10th December 2020
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Working Win

Working Win is a free service that supports people who are struggling in work and referrals have reopened. They’ll work with you to build on your strengths, and to feel settled and flourish in your role. read more

News from St Barts

9th December 2020
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St Bartholomew’s Church, Maltby

Another month, another set of rules! During ‘lockdown’, services are not allowed in places of worship but the church is allowed to open up for private prayer. St Bartholomew’s Church, Maltby will be open on Sunday mornings from 10.00am to 12.00pm for private prayer or just to sit in a peaceful place. Masks must be worn and COVID-19 safety precautions observed. read more