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Nether Edge is the home of Nether Edge Neighbourhood Group (NENG) and the quarterly Nether Edge Farmers Market. Click HERE to join NENG and receive the monthly EDGE magazine. Click HERE to see a short video of a recent market or join us on 3 December for this Christmas' market.
NENG coordinates events like Nether Edge Farmers' Market and the annual Nether Edge Festival are a chance for everyone to get together and celebrate our area. There are plenty of other organisations doing good work to promote cohesion and positive engagement in our area. NENG is keen to promote their contribution too so our website news pages will regularly link to other groups that our members might not be familiar with. Our first profile in the new series is the Sheffield branch of the UK Islamic Mission (UKIM) is based on Abbeydale Rd and regularly organises fundraising and events to benefit good causes in our area. Find out more through out Local Links section or the article in our news pages. If you're part of a local group that could feature here, get in touch and let us know....
Situated in the South West Sheffield, the area is a vibrant and diverse community, stretching from Psalter Lane to Abbeydale Road and from Brincliffe Edge to Sharrow Lane. It includes the Nether Edge Conservation area, Chelsea Park and at its heart the local shopping centre of Nether Edge. There's always lots going on but September's turning into a particularly busy month. Every year it now featured the well-loved Nether Edge Farmers' Market, the September Nether Edge Festival and the Nether Edge Yard Sale. November also brings the annual 72nd St Andrews Scouts group bonfire and fireworks event in Chelsea Park.
Within Nether Edge boundaries you will find a host of welcoming places for people of all faiths, the Salvation Army, the Synagogue, the Kings Centre, St Andrews Church and Common Ground. The Jamia Masjid and Usmania Education Centre, is nearby at Leyburn Road.Nether Edge Neighbourhood Group has been active since 1973 and co-ordinates activities to explore and enhance our area and our community. Click here for examples of what's been done recently and how you can get involved or contact us directly.
Application forms for stalls at future Farmers' market are available for download here or from the Market Facebook page.
Take a look at the Nether Edge Farmer's Market Facebook page for more news
But just how well do you know Nether Edge ?
Why not take a look at our History Group's latest book, Nether Edge People and Places, available in December
With 200 pages, 49 articles and coloured illustrations throughout, this is a book to dip into and discover more about the community of Nether Edge.
And find out more in 'Aspects of Nether Edge', the companion book written by members of the History Group and available for only £11.95. Copies available from Wickwire, Nether Edge Rd or by contacting email@example.com.