Posts by Linda Bloomfield
Workplace Insights: Reflecting On An Internship With RivelinCo
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…Read More
If you’re aged 60+ join us for an intergenerational project in Hillsborough!
The Great Pause: Lessons Learnt in Lockdown What did you learn about yourself, your family, your friends and neighbours, or your city during the pandemic? What hidden skills, talents, and inner strengths did you learn or draw on? What kept you going? We are looking for people aged 60+ to join us for a 6-week…Read More
Could you be our new Community Fridge Artist?
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Singing In… Hillsborough Park: An Interview with Pete Burchill
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……Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More