Communities in Rotherham at the heart of conference

Over 100 people attended a free conference  at Springwell Gardens Community Centre
Over 100 people attended a free conference at Springwell Gardens Community Centre
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Community activists gathered in Rotherham to share ideas on how to reinvigorate areas of the town.

More than 100 people from community groups, charities, and tenants’ and residents’ associations gathered in Springwell Gardens Community Centre for the day-long discussion.

Inspiring speakers included Ann Stewart, who shared her story on petitioning Maltby Town Council to transform the Edward Dunn Memorial Hall for use as an active hub within the community.

David Senior, from Kimberworh Park Tenants’ and Residents’ Association, described the importance of organising activities, events and breakfasts-for-all in keeping community centres alive.