Rotherham Federation of Communities held a coffee morning on Thursday 2nd November 2017 to share our aspirations for Springwell Gardens Community Centre. The Federation is hoping to take on a long term lease of the building – offering more services and facilities and services to groups both locally and from around the Borough.
Diana Faid is leaving her job at Rotherham Federation of Communities at the end of October 2017 to take up a promotion at Clifton Learning Partnership. She has worked for the Federation for over a year and in this short time has made an amazing contribution to the work we do and to community organising in East Maltby.
Cath MacCartan stood down as a member of Thurcroft Big Local Partnership at the open meeting on Monday 2nd October 2017.
The Rotherham Digital Inclusion Network is a group of volunteer, partners and agencies working together around the Borough to ensure improved digital inclusion. The network has been facilitating digital inclusion partnership working in Rotherham for 3 years and holds meetings bi-monthly facilitated by Rotherham Federation of Communities. The meetings are attended by volunteers but also some representation from agencies – for instance Age UK Rotherham and RMBC.
A new disability network was launched in Rotherham on Thursday 24th August 2017 at Springwell Gardens Community Centre.
8 small grants totaling £1043.84 were approved by the Thurcroft Big Local grants panel on Monday 14th August 2017.
The Rotherham Federation Staff Awards were presented at the RMBC Tenant Conference on Wednesday 5th July 2017 at New York Stadium. A lot of nominations were received reflecting some of the excellent work undertaken by Housing Staff at RMBC and housing repairs contractors Mears and Fortem. All the awards were nominated by Rotherham Council tenants and presented by the Mayor, Cllr Eve Rose.