Workplace Insights: Reflecting On An Internship With RivelinCo

An image of intern Paddy working on an Easter crafts activity with children

We were delighted to host two interns from the University of Sheffield as part of Workplace Insights this Easter. Terence and Paddy each worked 70 hours, working on events, meeting our community, supporting marketing and communications, and analysing evaluation data. Paddy wrote this blog to mark the end of his internship: Over Easter I have…

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Could you be our new Community Fridge Artist?

two people with volunteer sweatshirts, standing behind boxes of fruit and vegetables

RivelinCo are looking to commission an artist-facilitator to work alongside volunteers and local people to launch a new and exciting community fridge project for Hillsborough, located in Winn Gardens (S6 1UJ). The selected artist-facilitator will co-produce the launch of the project, as well as lead a series of creative workshops that engage residents to volunteer…

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Introducing Emily Thew!

It’s been a month already since our new Programme Manager, Emily, joined the team, and she’s been very busy! We sat down with her for a chat about what she’s been up to so far and her exciting plans for the rest of the year… Hi Emily! Can you tell us a little bit about…

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We Need You: Share and Repair!

Share and Repair: Community Repair Shop and Skills Share We’re really excited to be running our first Share and Repair community repair shop and skills share on Saturday 30 July! Our Share and Repair events will see local craftspeople and businesses offering their help to repair items that have seen better days, as well as…

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Singing In… Hillsborough Park: An Interview with Pete Burchill

5 adults dressed in bright colours singing outdoors in the sunshine

As part of RivelinCo’s series of FREE taster sessions in Hillsborough Park in May, we’re working with Singing In… to build an intergenerational community choir for Hillsborough. The free session takes place on Wednesday 18 May, 12:15 – 13:30, in the Pavilion, and anyone is welcome. We caught up with Pete Burchill from Singing In……

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The Exciting Launch of Gathering Ground in Hillsborough Park

We are totally delighted to finally announce our long-term partnership with Age UK Sheffield to deliver Gathering Ground, a new intergenerational activity and wellbeing centre in Hillsborough Park. Read the press release below: An exciting new range of community facilities has today been unveiled in Hillsborough Park, bringing together creative, artistic, educational, and leisure activities…

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A Little Free Library Revolution

Our little libraries project was featured in the Sheffield Star! Sheffield community project to help residents create ‘little libraries’ on their streets A Hillsborough based community art project is encouraging residents to create little libraries so that reading is accessible for everyone. RivelinCo, established by Linda Bloomfield last year, is a community based arts project…

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Transforming and Activating Places

A blog by Megan James, who undertook a student placement with RivelinCo in 2021 as part of the University of Sheffield’s Transforming and Activating Places project. I have recently completed my Transforming and Activating internship at RivelinCo. Transforming and Activating Places is a University of Sheffield project funded by the Institute of Education which challenges…

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