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Friday, 31 October 2008

Annual General Meeting Monday 6 November

Why not come and have your say about what Darnall Forum does and how it is run? Our Annual General Meeting takes place at 6pm on Monday 10 November in our Learning Centre at 245 Main Road. (See below for directions.) Light refreshments will be served before the meeting and everyone is welcome.

To become a member of The Forum just send us an email with your name and address. Membership is open to anyone who lives or works in Darnall.


A special "Darnall In Bloom" edition of the Darnall Herald has been published this autumn. If you haven't already had a copy delivered to your door you can find it on-line at Just click on the link to The Herald and you will be taken to this month's edition, plus a full archive of earlier editions.

As well as all kinds of news about the environment The Herald still continues articles about The Carnival, staff changes at The Forum, our Women's Conversation Club and help for jobseekers.

Thursday, 9 October 2008

Help for Jobseekers

Please click on the poster for a closer look.

New Developments at Darnall Wellbeing

DWB have recently recruited two new Community Outreach Play Workers.
The two workers, Debra and Mehrun will be working in Darnall for 9 hours a week during the weekends, late afternoons, early evening and holiday times. The new play workers are currently out and about meeting children and seeing some of the play activities already happening in Darnall and Acres Hill. This project will support the Play Darnall group in developing new play opportunities for children and working with children and their families to encourage informal play. The workers are based at DWB Office, 35 Clipstone Road but can be contacted through the

Family Development Project Tel 0114 2448497.

Darnall Well Being Activities
Health Walk every Monday, meet at Old Cafe in High Hazels Park (Free)

DWB Community Gym Sessions at PMC, Woodbourn Road
Monday 9.30-11.30 Women Session with childcare £1.50 plus £1 per child
Monday 2-4 Mens Session £1.50
Monday 5-7 Women Session £1.50
Thursday 5-7 Women Session £1.50
Women Only Chairobics - Wednesday 12-1at SUBUD Centre £1
Tai Chi - Thursday 1.30-2.30 atDarnall Horticultural Club £1.50
Crafty Crafters Card Club - Friday 10.00 at Darnall Baptist Church £1
Women Only Swim Bus - Friday 10.00 Transport to Upperthorpe Swimming Pool £1.50 for transport £1.60 for swim session

Darnall Area Panel

Just a reminder that the Area Panel meets tonight at 6.30pm in the Subud Centre on Swarcliffe Road. On the agenda for tonight's meeting is a discussion about the new Community Assemblies.

Wednesday, 1 October 2008

Eid Mubarak!

Today, or yesterday for some, is Eid al-Fitr, the celebration and festival - or 'feast day' - at the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting. This is an opportunity for all of us to recognise and admire the devotion of those who fast and spend time in prayer. These are features of other faiths, too, though they are usually practised less intensely.

Christians in Darnall are moving from the season of Harvest, a time of thankfulness to God for crops and the fruits of all human industry and learning, to the period of preparation for Christmas, culminating in the season of Advent which begins at the end of November.

(With acknowledgement to the Christian Muslim Forum)