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Eid Mubarak

Farah has been busy organising gifts for children in refuges to celebrate Eid. She has donated 66 to Ashiyana, 12 to Women’s Aid and 10 to the Refugee’s Council. Thank you Farah!

May is Membership Month

SI Sheffield held a fun and informative Zoom meeting on Tuesday to welcome friends and prospective members.  We began with an outline of some of the important recent Club projects – Eva outlined the very successful plan to make Sheffield the first Toilet Twinned City

Gardens for our times

With Spring definitely on the way, members of SI Sheffield were joined by  members from all over Yorkshire, members from Barry and many friends for Tina Gwynne-Evans’ fascinating talk. Tina encouraged us to explore new gardens, including the RHS garden in Salford which will open

Child Trafficking – What Next?

We were joined by SI members from all over Yorkshire as well as five members of SI Barry to listen to Clare Tudor who is the Director of The Refugee Rights Club and a member of staff at Sheffield Hallam University, talking about the extent

A Little Bit of Pampering

Almost 50 members and friends met last Thursday for some indulgence and pampering.  Tanya from Neal’s Yard talked us through the facial and using the samples we had received, we were all able to leave the session with smooth, glowing skin.

Baby Basics

Several members have been supporting this wonderful charity whose client base has grown considerably since the start of the Pandemic.  They work with midwives and social workers to provide starter packs for new mums. Pictured are two beautiful quilts made by Elaine.

Sheffield’s Trees

Catherine Nuttgens, the Community Forestry Manager, gave a most enlightening talk about trees in Sheffield. She talked through the history with charcoal burning in early Bronze Age and the iron smelting to recent statistics from the 2017 census of trees. Sheffield has a wealth of

What has Yorkshire Done for You?

Sarah – a blue badge guide in York – joined us for our January Supper Meeting, giving a most entertaining and informative talk on Yorkshire.  We were pleased to be joined by many SI members from across Yorkshire and it was lovely to ‘meet’ friends

Happy Christmas from SI Sheffield

SI Sheffield didn’t let the current restrictions prevent them from preparing their traditional gifts. Although it was more complicated than normal, Sarah and Eva organised a wonderful collection for the Sheffield women’s refuges and altogether over 50 gift bags for women and children were put