SOAR Works Tenant Profile: Sci-Tech Water Treatment Ltd

SOAR Works is home to a fabulous group of tenants, a mixture of groups with all sorts of skills. Find out more about them in our regular series of Tenant Profile articles. This month, it’s Sci-Tech Water Treatment Ltd.

Water is something many of us take for granted, but it takes a lot of work to get it clean and safe enough for us to use. Sci-Tech Water Treatment Ltd provide water treatment services and products to make water safe for its intended end-use, whether that’s industrial or domestic use.

Diabetes Course provides life-changing help

SOAR Health Trainer Naheen Mohammed attended the recent BME Desmond Course, which stands for Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed.

Here, she reports back on the course and the impact it is having on people’s lives.

“I attended the BME Desmond diabetes course, where it was my responsibility to recruit and promote the course. I attended the full six weeks and worked alongside the diabetes nurse in delivering the course content, using my Bilingual skills it really helped participants understand and grasp the course.

Celebrate International Women’s Day!

SOAR is inviting women to come together and celebrate International Women’s Day!

Last year’s event was a great success, so we’re hoping for a repeat of the event in 2019 on Wednesday, 13 March from 10am-2pm.

Women and children are invited to come along to Verdon Recreation Centre on Verdon Street, S3 9QS to mark International Women’s Day.

Firth Park Library closure extended

Firth Park Library has been closed for a while now, and although it is nearly ready to re-open, it has become necessary to extend the closure just a little.

The building improvements and redecoration will now continue until Monday, 1 April, when it will open at 10am.

You can continue to return any library books to the post box at the Sure Start Centre.

Firvale Community Hub Open Day

Firvale Community Hub is a great organisation – and next Wednesday, 6 March, they’re having an open day so you can find out more!

Come along and meet the team, and find out about the courses they run. They hold courses from Childcare to customer services, business administration to team leading, adult social care and more.

The open day is on Wednesday, 6 March, from 10am until 12.30pm at Firvale Community Hub, 127 Page Hall Road, Sheffield, S4 8GU.

Transport available to Day Care Centre

Residents of North Sheffield who are living with dementia are being encouraged to take advantage of free transport which is being offered to day care centres in Hillsborough.

Care2Care provide day care services at Westbourne House and Burton Street in Hillsborough, and have places available funded by the city council.

The sessions offer stimulating activities, personal care and socialisation in a safe and modern care setting for people who meet their eligibility criteria.

Cancer Awareness Event in Pitsmoor

Cancer is one of the biggest challenges we face in society today, and we can all play our part in helping to stay healthy and well.

Pitsmoor Medical Centre is hosting a Cancer Awareness Event on Thursday, 7 march, presented by SOAR and the Be Cancer Safe project.

Come along from 2-3pm for a cuppa and an informal chat about keeping healthy and staying well, from healthy eating and living to attending breast screening sessions.

Get from Listless to Fitness with our new course!

Do you want to get active, but feel too tired?

Then our Listless to Fitness group is just the thing for you! Come and try some new activities that are gentle, and meet likeminded people in the process.

This group is open to all abilities, men and women. Everyone has one thing in common, they all want to get fit!

There will be a chance to try aerobics, badminton, circuit training, Pilates and other activities.

Welcome to SOAR’s 2017/18 social accounts

We would like to begin by expressing our thanks and appreciation for all of our hardworking, enthusiastic, and committed staff members and volunteers.

From a financial perspective it has been a solid year, generating a surplus. At the time of going to print SOAR Works enterprise centre is 100% full. Who said that you could not make an enterprise centre work in the heart of Parson Cross?

Exciting new youth workshop explores spoken word and poetry

Burngreave Library is hosting a new spoken work and poetry workshop, with the first of the weekly free sessions due to take place next Saturday, February 2.

Organised by the Nyara Creative Collective with support from Hive South Yorkshire and Burngreave Library, these events will be relaxed and fun session for young people aged 12-15 from Burngreave and nearby areas of Sheffield.