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The Findings from Vital Signs 2019 Revealed

New research into community needs in South Yorkshire has been released by local charity South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF). The findings reveal that mental and physical health, high levels of deprivation, visible homelessness and personal safety for South Yorkshire residents are the topmost concerns. The research combines a community consultation with local people to find […]

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Freemasons Give £15,000 to support South Yorkshire flood victims

Yorkshire Freemasons have donated thousands of pounds in an emergency grant to help those in South Yorkshire affected by this week’s floods. £15,000 is being donated to South Yorkshire Community Foundation’s Emergency Flood Disaster Relief Appeal by the Freemasons Province of Yorkshire West Riding – which covers West and South Yorkshire. The appeal will support […]

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Emergency Flood Disaster Relief Appeal launches to support victims of flooding across South Yorkshire

An emergency appeal has launched to support those affected by the flooding across South Yorkshire. Thousands of people have been evacuated, with hundreds of homes flooded in the worst hit areas. Whilst the true extent of the damage of the floods is still being realised, disruption continues to schools, business, roads and public transport. Local […]

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SYCF Office closed until further notice

Unfortunately the SYCF office has been affected by flooding and will be closed until further notice. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused and will provide updates as to when we will be up and running again as soon as possible.

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SY100 Spotlight: Craig McKay

As Managing Director of Evenort Ltd Group and with over 26 years of experience in the manufacturing industry, Craig McKay knows well the core values needed for a business to achieve excellence. For Evenort, one of those core values is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and how they can give back to the communities they work within. […]

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Inspiring Awards Night Celebrates Community Champions

A celebration of community with local people at its heart, this October witnessed the launch of the first-ever Community Champions Awards 2019. Excited finalists and their loved ones were welcomed into a glistening Sheffield Cathedral, lit by candlelight and adorned with flowers, to receive awards for their work in the community. The Community Champions Awards […]

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Community Champions Awards Finalists Revealed!

The finalists have been announced for the first-ever Community Champions Awards. The awards are a celebration of the local heroes who too often go unrecognised for their extraordinary efforts helping people in their community. Established by local charity, South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF) and BBC Radio Sheffield, the awards aim to shine a light on […]

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Cheers all round for the first SY100 event of the year

This year’s first SY100 event took place at Sheffield’s Triple Point Brewery. The evening featured roundtable discussions of local needs, talks from SYCF funded groups The Golddigger Trust and Sheffield Samaritans and a tour of the brewery itself.  SY100 is a supporters scheme for businesses who, like us, are dedicated to making a difference locally. […]

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Grant funding opportunity from the NHS Sheffield CCG

NHS Sheffield CCG is inviting organisations to apply for a £1,000 grant in return for engaging with members of the community within the 15 Neighbourhood areas in Sheffield. There is a separate grant award of £1,066 for each of the 15 Neighbourhoods (Network Map >), although organisations may choose to apply to deliver the work […]

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Hickton Group join the ranks of responsible businesses supporting SY100 

Hickton Group, the parent company to Hickton Consultants Ltd (a Clerks of Works practice) and BRCS (Building Control) Ltd (an Approved Inspector) has become the newest addition to SY100 as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility strategy. SY100 is a popular supporters scheme for businesses who, like us, are dedicated to making a difference locally. […]

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