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 [...]

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! [...]

It’s Blooming Marvellous – The Community Garden Project

After a great 2018 in the community garden with a bumper crop of homegrown tomatoes to a giant pumpkin.   That saw the group create amazing pieces of metal artwork that took pride of place in the community garden and even got displayed in the Millennium Gallery. 2019 will be another fantastic year for the [...]

By |2019-08-22T09:58:36+01:001 March 2019|Health & Wellbeing, News, Social Group|0 Comments

What Changed for me?

What changed for me around March 2018 after going to the doctors about my weight as my back and knees started to feel the strain, as well as the daily mental struggle to even look at myself in the mirror.  Something had to give! I started Kellyanne’s classes and I’ve never looked back!   The [...]

By |2019-03-01T09:38:43+00:0027 February 2019|Fitness & Physical Activity, Health & Wellbeing, News|0 Comments

Find the support with the NEW Sheffield Mental Health Guide launched by Sheffield Flourish

More often than not when people are struggling with a low mood, or worse, they don’t speak to their GP right away, let alone mental health services. They might not know much about what ‘mental health’ is, but they definitely need help to feel better. Sheffield Flourish launched the NEW Sheffield Mental Health Guide this [...]

By |2018-04-17T09:52:42+01:0017 April 2018|Health & Wellbeing|0 Comments

Keeping well this Winter with Vitamin D

It maybe cold out side, but making sure you are getting enough Vitamin D is one good way to stay healthy this winter. What does it do for you? The body produces Vitamin D when we are exposed to sunlight, a reaction occurs in our skin cells when UVB rays are absorbed producing Vitamin D.  [...]

By |2018-08-21T09:02:11+01:0018 December 2017|Health & Wellbeing|0 Comments

A Journey to a Better Me

Hi my name is Rachel. My Journey started with me suffering from anxiety and depression since my teens and I had not been very successful in managing my symptoms. I would take diazepam to help with my panic attacks but occasionally overdosed which did not help my situation. One day I decided to take up [...]

By |2018-08-21T09:08:33+01:002 October 2017|Health & Wellbeing, News|0 Comments

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