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South Yorkshire flood appeal sets £250k target

South Yorkshire Community Foundation’s appeal for funds to support those affected by the recent floods has raised £80,000 so far towards their £250,000 target. The flood disaster appeal is intended to provide urgent support to people who have been displaced from their homes or suffered property damage in Rotherham, Doncaster, Barnsley and Sheffield. The foundation has been operating for over 33 years and have previously raised and distributed over 29 million pounds in grants to projects in South Yorkshire, including am earlier flood appeal in 2007 when the region also experienced devastating floods. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Ruth Willis, chief executive for South Yorkshire Community Foundation.


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Social enterprise set to benefit from EU regional investment

Social Enterprise Exchange is a new initiative to support social enterprise in Sheffield City Region and backed by European Union funding. The project aims to promote social entrepreneurship and contribute toward jobs, growth and social inclusion. At a launch event in Sheffield participants heard from local social enterprise success stories. Sheffield Live! is a partner in the community-based delivery consortium together with CM Solutions, Groundwork South Yorkshire, Cultural Industries Quarter Agency, South Yorkshire Community Foundation, Voluntary Action Barnsley, and CVP Bolsover. Shamaan Freeman Powell reports for Sheffield Live!