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Message from the Chairman and Trustees

Whilst the Reading Room sadly has to remain closed at present, the Chairman and Trustees send our best wishes to all our friends and to everyone in Grenoside and the wider community, hoping that you will be able to stay … Continue reading

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New Coronavirus update from the Reading Room

For the safety of everyone who uses the Reading Room, and in view of the government’s recent advice, we have decided to suspend all our normal activities and meetings until further notice. This includes the Monday Cafés, Monday evening Ladies Group, … Continue reading

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Closure of Monday Café

42a School Lane Grenoside Sheffield S35 8QU 19th March 2020 Grenoside Reading Room We, the Trustees and Monday morning café volunteers, sadly have closed the MONDAY CAFÉ until further notice due to the Corona virus. Please stay safe during these … Continue reading

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WWI and WWII Additions to Grenoside War Memorial

An Appeal from David Pepper: It came to light 2015 that some of our brave men that went to war from, or were born in Grenoside, have had their names missed off the cenotaph at the bottom of Norfolk Hill, … Continue reading

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Helping to Maintain the Character of Grenoside

As part of the Heritage Open Days national celebration of 50 years of Conservation Areas, there will be a chance to look back to the work of local volunteers which led to the formation of Grenoside Conservation Society and to … Continue reading

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Dora Burkinshaw – An Appreciation by Andy Rickards

DORA BURKINSHAW Following the passing of my dear friend and neighbour Dora Burkinshaw donations totalling £358 were made to Grenoside Reading Room, a cause close to Dora’s heart. I have known Dora since the 1960s when, as a small boy, … Continue reading

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Ecclesfield Library seeks new trustees

Trustee Opportunity with Friends of Ecclesfield Library CIO About the Opportunity Friends of Ecclesfield Library CIO (FoEL) are keen to recruit one or more new dedicated Trustees to join the management committee of a registered charity. The Trustees ensure that … Continue reading

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Best wishes from everyone at the Reading Room

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