Horn Handle Works featured at University of Sheffield Heritage Jamboree

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Image On Friday 17th January Regather were pleased to take part in the first Sheffield Heritage Jamboree at St Mary’s Church and Conference Centre. The event was organised by Researching Community Heritage at the University of Sheffield. They have been working with groups across South Yorkshire to develop Heritage Lottery Fund All Our Stories projects. Resulting projects have covered topics …

Regather Replants!

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Image If you’ve walked past the Regather building recently, you may have noticed a few changes. We’ve been working with Amey, Sheffield Council’s Streets Ahead contractor, to improve the green spaces in front of the Regather building on Club Garden Road. A few weeks ago, Amey employees cleared the two raised beds of their dense shrubbery and litter and now …

Digging Deep for Regather

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Image On Sunday, we were joined by volunteers from the University of Sheffield who helped with planting, digging and weeding; all part of the ongoing work to improve the green spaces on Club Garden Road. Most of the volunteers were from the Sheffield Malaysian Student Association and had joined us on the community work day back in March.  It was great to see some …

Co-ops Fortnight 2014

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Image ‘Co-operatives Fortnight’ runs from 21st June this year and will once again celebrate the vibrant and strong co-operative sector and encourage more people to make the co-operative choice. ‘Co-ops Fortnight 2014’ falls right in the middle of what is probably our busiest period this year. Fresh from the success of this year’s ‘Peace In The Park’ Festival last weekend, …

Hands-on Handles at Regather

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Image Every year on the second weekend in September Heritage Open Days recognises the importance of greater access to buildings, ancient and modern, industrial and domestic. For Heritage Open Days this year the Regather Co-op will be celebrating the industrial history of our home at the Horn Handle Works with a display of horn working tools and products. Setting up …

Youth Entrepreneurship for Sustainability

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Image Regather member, Youth Discovery Ventures is currently looking for anyone aged 18 to 30 and interested in social entrepreneurship or making a positive difference through business, to join them on a youth exchange to Iasi, Romania in March 2015. “Youth Entrepreneurship for Sustainability” is a youth exchange that will bring together 40 young people aged 18 to 30 from …

Powering change

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Image In October, Regather launched a new project in partnership with the social enterprise Youth Discovery Ventures Ltd, supporting grassroots groups and individuals to make their ideas for social change to become a reality. Funded by UnLtd and Esmee Fairburn, ‘Lead the Change’ is a 2 year project working in Sheffield and Rotherham to provide mentoring and funded support for …

Savvy spreads it’s wings!

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Image Sheffield based Savvy make a unique range of all-natural, nutritious, sweet spreads, based on a traditional Mediterranean recipe which are currently on sale in a growing number of stores in the UK.  The company are members of the Vegetarian Society and three in their spreads range are also vegan.  Savvy Foods Ltd hired the kitchen at Regather for their initial production runs and after …

Much Adu about 5-star cakes!

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Image Miss Adu’s Kitchen recently moved her food business to Regather Works. Charity aka Miss Adu currently has 3 projects underway, all taking place here at Regather Works. Firstly, her delightfully scrumptious gluten free cakes (which are available to order and at various pop up markets around the City); secondly, a monthly ‘Ghanaian Inspired Sunday Night Takeaway’ offering ‘A Taste …

What’s cooking in the Regather kitchen?

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Image The Regather kitchen has been getting lots of use lately. We are delighted to welcome new regulars ‘Miss Adu’s Kitchen’ – baking wonderful gluten free and dairy free cakes and biscuits which you can find at the Devonshire Market this Saturday (27th Sept 2014). Plus we have the ‘I Heart Bikkies‘ crew in baking their delicious grown-up cookies which …