In their review of their plan, Thurcroft Big Local Partnership has identified the need and allocated some resources for dedicated support into supporting local people into work and apprenticeships. To get this started, the Partnership has organised an Apprenticeship and Jobs Fayre between 11am and 3pm on Thursday 21st June 2018 at the Thurcroft Hub.
Nominations for a staff member from Rotherham Council, Fortem or Mears who have done that little bit extra to help council tenants in 2017-2018 are now open.
Rotherham Federation are pleased to announce that, with funding from Rotherham Borough Council, a total of 23 Applications for the Equipment Grant was successful and have received grants for their Group.
12 small grants totaling £1420 were approved by the Thurcroft Big Local grants panel on Monday 5th March 2018.
Pat has retired from his position as Chair of Rotherham Federation. Pat said “It is ten years ago since I first became acquainted with Rotherham Federation whilst I was on the Board of 2010. Since then I have spent most of my time trying to find ways of making it a better and more efficient Company and Charity, not always to everyone’s liking. I have loved every minute of my time at Rotherham Federation and I hope that it is now a better and more efficient place to be and can grow even more.”
The Future of Social Housing was the theme of a major Rotherham Federation meeting on Friday 26th January 2018, attended by over 100 people. As well as speakers, there were workshops on a number of themes including building more social housing, who is social housing for, the perception of social housing tenants and the role of tenants’ voices.