Active Burngreave New Funding Opportunity

Active Burngreave will be open for applications from 1st February 2020. There is no closing date, and applicants are assessed every 2 months by a local community panel.

Active Burngreave aims to; Use Sport and physical activity to empower a community to create social change and have a positive impact on social issues. We intend to do this via a community led project which combines activity delivery with training, education and empowerment of community members. We are open to any community groups or individuals with an idea, which uses sport or activity to make a positive change in their community.

Swim Bus

Make 2020 your year & join us at our new activity sessions!

The Swim Bus is a fantastic swimming session for ladies only! Join us in catching the 75 bus to Concord & spend time in a safe & effective activity where you’ll be supported to lose weight, get active, socialise & have fun!

  • Where: Meet at Sorby house 12.30pm
  • When: Every Tuesday 1.30pm – 2.30pm
  • Cost: £2.75 Life Plus Card or £3.75 Life Card…Carer FREE

Being a Parent Together Course

Empowering Parents, Empowering Communities (EPEC)

A FREE course for mums, dads and carers of children aged between 2-11 years


A course run by parents for parents.  Starts on Tuesday 7th January 2020, 10am to 12.15pm, at The Learning Zone, 320 Wordsworth Avenue, Sheffield, S5 8NL

100% Free Funded Training Courses

100% Free Funded Training Courses at SOAR Works, 14 Knutton Road, Sheffield S5 9NU

Please join us for coffee & refreshments on Wednesday 05/02/2020 from 10am till 1pm. We will help you with any queries! YFL Training FAQ’s.

Enrolment Date: Thursday 06/02/2020 from 9:30am – 2:30pm
Training will start on Friday 07/02/2020 at  SOAR Works, 14 Knutton Rd, Sheffield S5 9NU

Cooking on a Budget

FREE Sessions for over 50s – Learn new cooking techniques, how to plan, budget, follow a recipe to make fresh easy meals, portion size and take home what you cook!

Where: Vestry Hall, 2 Burngreave Road, Sheffield S3 9DD

Start Date: Tuesday 21st January (then every 2 weeks for 10 sessions)

Sharon’s Story

SOAR provides an established employment service. Working with a range of people,
from young job seekers just out of education to those with long-term health conditions,
we continue to lead, support and empower individuals to value their transferable skills
and recognise their capabilities.

Sharon became unemployed in June 2019 having worked at the Northern General Hospital as a Catering Assistant for just short of 30 years! She was referred to SOAR via her GP and was contacted by Marc from the SOAR Employment Team to see how he could support her. After an initial chat, it became apparent that Sharon wanted to move into Retail but felt her confidence had taken a knock since losing her job at NHS due to health issues.