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Chronic pain training session

Chronic pain training session

ShipShape Health Trainer Lead Samantha has run a half day training session on 24th June. The session covers an introduction on the types of pain and the role of health trainers in supporting people wi ...
Fast Safely Through Ramadan

Fast Safely Through Ramadan

Tanya Basharat, the ShipShape Health Manager/ Health Educator, has pulled together a series of workshops to support people with Diabetes fast safely this Ramadan if they choose to fast. There will be ...
Our Place Launch

Our Place Launch

Sharrow Community Forum is delighted to be involved with the National Our Place Programme, along with over 120 community focussed organisations across England. The aim is to provide local people the o ...
ShipShape gets third on Grunenthal Pain Awards

ShipShape gets third on Grunenthal Pain Awards

ShipShape Health and Wellbeing Centre has taken the third place in the nationwide Grunenthal Pain Awards 2014. The awards celebrate innovative and high quality health projects that support people livi ...
Health and Beauty in ShipShape

Health and Beauty in ShipShape

A few of our health champions are passionate about health and beauty in women. They have offered their services to promote self care in our events and in-house activities; small charges are incurred t ...
ShipShape Heritage Walks in June

ShipShape Heritage Walks in June

ShipShape is excited to have Brian HolmShaw, a local historian, volunteered to lead four heritage walks on four Mondays in June – 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd. Just read Brian’s words about the ...
Community’s Got Talent !!

Community’s Got Talent !!

Save the Date – Conference 18th June Community’s Got Talent ! –  A conference to explore how the development of community skills and talents improve health and wellbeing outcomes Details o ...
Sharrow Lantern Carnival 2014

Sharrow Lantern Carnival 2014

Since 2004 the unique Sharrow Lantern Carnival has been bringing light, laughter and music to the local community.  This year, at dusk on the 13th April, after weeks of preparation by community member ...
Shine Showcase

Shine Showcase

The chronic pain health trainer service works from GP practices across the city and has been running since 2011. Health trainers work with clients to enable them to set goals and improve self-manageme ...
ShipShape Family Fun Event at Monkey Bizness

ShipShape Family Fun Event at Monkey Bizness

ShipShape Community Health Champions have successfully liaised and initiated a family fun event at Monkey Bizness, Valley Centertainment, on a Thursday evening during the Easter holiday break. Many th ...
The Zongo Brigade marches on

The Zongo Brigade marches on

I met Kweku Of Ghana or K.O.G. as he is better known through an old school friend who turns out to be the drummer in his band. I remember sparking up a conversation a few months back with Kweku.  He m ...
Sharrow Community Ignored in Supermarket Decision

Sharrow Community Ignored in Supermarket Decision

It was heart-warming and inspiring to be involved in the recent campaign to prevent a developer from putting a supermarket on an unsuitable site on Sharrow Lane near the Wolstenholm Road traffic light ...
We’ve saved Highfield Adventure Playground

We’ve saved Highfield Adventure Playground

We needed to exceed 500 signatures by the 12th of February 2013 – Due to the support of the community we managed to gather 2,500 so thank you Sharrow. We will be letting you know more about the ...

Old Junior School Refurbishment!

After months of builders on-site the old junior school has finally completed refurbishment, Sharrow community forum have a new office, well it isn’t so new but we have a new entrance. Pop in to say he ...