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Monday, 26 September 2016

Ikea Job Fair for Local People

If you live in Darnall or Tinsley and you would like to apply for a job at the new Ikea store, this is for you!
Job Fair Poster

There will be a job fair on Wednesday 12 October from 10 am until 6 pm at The Source Skills Academy, 200 Meadowhall Way, S9 1EA. The event will give you all the information you need about career opportunities at the new Ikea store.

To find out more, contact 0114 263 5600 or email

If you live in Darnall, Acres Hill or Attercliffe and would like extra help and advice with finding employment you can also ring Neil or Zahira on 0114 249 0099 or you can email neil @ (no gaps). This is a project funded by Newground Together.

Darnall Forum's Annual General Meeting

The Annual General meeting of Darnall Forum will be held at Darnall Forum, (next-door to the post office), on Wednesday 5 October at 6pm. Anyone who lives or works in Darnall, and is happy to provide their home address and contact details, is welcome to come and take part.

Darnall Forum currently manages a number of community programmes including adult community learning, employment support for people looking for paid work, support for Black and Minority Ethnic women, and support for community activists and local community groups. The Forum also owns Darnall Post Office and provides a voice for local people on important issues such as dealing with fly tipping and how best to help people find work in the new Ikea store.

Friday, 9 September 2016

Monday, 5 September 2016

What they said about Darnall Carnival 2016

Children seated at the craftvtable
The craft table
"Well done, Zahira and the Darnall Carnival Committee The event was brilliant. The turnout was great despite the weather! I'm sure you will do an excellent job again next year." 

"Well done, to Zahira and your team from the Forum, and to Darnall Carnival Committee and Sheraz. The Carnival was really good
Serving tea and cakes
The tea stall
this year, everybody was catered for, the food stalls, the tea, the children's craft stall, the horses, the farmyard and sports zone. My kids loved it. Can't wait for next year."

"Loved the music and artists. Best time ever" 

"Even though the weather and the controversy let you down, the organisation of the event was fantastic. There was something for everyone. Well done to you and the whole team."

The farm animals
The farm aanimals

Friday, 2 September 2016

Thank you to Radio Iman, Link FM, British Land, Wosskow Brown

Thank you to Radio Iman, Link FM, British Land, Meadowhall, Wosskow Brown  and our other sponsors for supporting Darnall Carnival, in High Hazels Park tomorrow afternoon from 1pm. 

The weather forecast isn't very bright at the moment but we are hoping the rain that's forecast will blow over early. We're not letting it dampen our spirits!

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Darnall Carnival Saturday 3 September 1 - 6pm in High Hazels Park

Cllr Zahira Naz carrying litter bins into Darnall Forum
Our community co-ordinator, Cllr Zahira 
Naz, bringing some of the litter bins to 
Darnall Forum for Saturday's carnival
The Darnall Carnival Committee will be running the 2016 Darnall Carnival in High Hazels Park on Saturday 3 September starting at 1pm with the Deputy Lord Mayor, Councillor Anne Murphy, in attendance. 

The stage line up includes the Romano Jilo Dancers, the SonAash dancers, a magic show, and singers Omer Nadeem, Dean Janjua, Asif Khan and Waqar Ex. There will be a chance to meet and greet the stars!

There will also be a funfair, bouncy castles, balloon modelling, dancing horses and a farmyard petting zoo. One Nation are providing a pop-up boxing gym, archery, cricket and badminton, and Football Unites, Racism Divides are providing an inflatable five-a-side football pitch.

At 1pm there will be a #MoreinCommon  community picnic, celebrating the life and work of murdered MP Jo Cox. Visitors are invited to bring their own picnic or to buy food from the caterers who will be among the many stalls and local organisations at the event.