Your guide to living well in Sheffield – Winter 2021/22

You can download a digital version of the Sheffield City Council's - Gudie to living well in Sheffield from this site.  It can be used to find out what activities are going on in your local area that can help you to be healthy and promote your physical and mental wellbeing. There are health [...]

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 offer visit https://sheffieldhealthyholidays.org/. The Summer holidays were funded by the Department for Education with an aim to reach 50% of [...]


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 tell the story through the words of the strongest story tellers, who have all contributed to a very strong and [...]

By |2020-12-09T10:58:26+00:0022 July 2020|Arts and Crafts, Health & Wellbeing|0 Comments

Sheffield Healthy Holidays – Be Active, eat well

WE NEED YOU Can you pack boxes? Can you drive and have access to a car? Sheffield has been given a lump sum by the Department for Education to deliver food to children during the summer holidays. Part of a huge project to make this happen. We will be using the Park Community Centre (S2 [...]

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 diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder in my late 20's.  I continued to have the highs and lows, which got increasingly worse and I [...]

By |2020-11-20T10:59:49+00:0016 June 2020|Employment, Health & Wellbeing|1 Comment

Design a Den Competition

Parents, are you looking for a creative way to support your home-schooling?  This ‘design a den’ competition challenge is now open to primary school age children in South Yorkshire and Derbyshire/Peak District and offers a fun and constructive way for children to learn more about design, construction and engineering.  There are three age categories; 4-6 [...]

By |2020-04-29T12:59:04+01:0029 April 2020|Arts and Crafts, Children & Young People|0 Comments

Reading to your baby – Best Start Communities Count Too – Blog

It’s never too early to start reading to your baby, they may not understand the words at first, but they will love the sound of your voice nonetheless! In fact, being read to from an early age provides an amazing basis for the development of communication, relationships and language. Throughout their first year, infants [...]

By |2020-01-02T11:21:11+00:0030 October 2019|Children & Young People|0 Comments

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 winning the Lifetime Achievement Award.  Held at an Awards Ceremony at St Mary’s Church on Friday 18 October 2019. Diana, now [...]

By |2019-11-14T16:07:54+00:0018 October 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 community; so how can we keep our youngest and oldest residents connected? One solution is ‘Intergenerational Care’. Developed in Japan [...]

By |2020-01-02T11:24:17+00:0022 August 2019|Health & Wellbeing|0 Comments

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 school like the plague.  Though about 6 years ago I worked out that doing physical activity was good for me! [...]

By |2019-08-09T10:26:38+01:009 August 2019|Fitness & Physical Activity, Health & Wellbeing|0 Comments

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