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Slow cookers, keep cooking costs down


Slow cookers help keep cooking costs down in the face of rising energy bills Best Start was thrilled to be able to access £980 ward pot funding for 40 families in the Shiregreen

Slow cookers, keep cooking costs down2023-10-18T15:04:28+01:00

Finding new joy in life


Finding new joy in life At our dementia friendly activity, the Spires Café, people either with or without dementia can have a go at starting a new hobby or interest. Pat, who

Finding new joy in life2023-08-24T15:58:34+01:00

New Funding for Best Start


Manor & Castle Development Trust is delighted to announce that the Best Start Communities Count (BSCC) project has received a third round of lottery funding enabling the project to continue its amazing work with families

New Funding for Best Start2022-09-13T15:03:28+01:00

Supporting children and families in our city to access activities.


In Summer 2020 Sheffield Healthy Holidays launched an initiative.  Supporting children and families in our city to access activities and ideas to stay active during school holidays. For more information about the city wide

Supporting children and families in our city to access activities.2021-03-19T12:20:55+00:00



Called NO WEALTH BUT LIFE? if you follow the link below you will see, what has become a really substantive piece of work, 28 minutes long. In editing the film, the film makers wanted to

NO WEALTH BUT LIFE? – Ruskin’s2020-12-09T10:58:26+00:00

Aiming high and achieving my full potential


I first discovered Manor and Castle Development Trust after being extremely unwell with my mental health. Having struggled with my mental health since my late teens, before being

Aiming high and achieving my full potential2024-03-11T11:58:56+00:00

Age Friendly Sheffield Lifetime Achiever


Diana - Age Friendly Sheffield Lifetime Achiever.  At the first-ever awards to recognise individuals, businesses and community groups who make Sheffield a great place to grow old. A huge congratulations to Diana Booth for

Age Friendly Sheffield Lifetime Achiever2023-11-20T11:34:17+00:00

The Benefits of Intergenerational Activities


People are living longer than ever  This is great news for us as individuals but, in an increasingly mobile society, it also creates a challenge as generations of families don’t always live in the same

The Benefits of Intergenerational Activities2020-01-02T11:24:17+00:00

Just do something and be active! – Move More


It' important just do something and be active! Last year I signed up as an Move More Ambassador as I wanted to support other people to move more!  In my youth I avoided sport at

Just do something and be active! – Move More2019-08-09T10:26:38+01:00


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