This meeting looked at issues related to exclusion and poverty within our city centre, and how this fits with our approach for building a more inclusive city. We also focused on the Inclusive & Sustainable Economy Framework itself, discussing structure and content, and discussed the launch event on 11th October.
SCR/SCPB Links - Mayor Dan Jarvis
Street Culture and City Centre Challenges
Inspector John Mallows and PCSO Steve Hart of the Sheffield Central Neighbourhood Policing Team talked about their experiences of the challenges of dealing with street culture and homelessness in the city centre.
City of Sanctuary
Sarah Eldridge, Coordinator, Sheffield City of Sanctuary talked to Board about the background to Sheffield City of Sanctuary and the new Sanctuary Space, which has recently opened in Sheffield city centre (Chapel Walk) as a place where asylum seekers and refugees can come for information, advice and support.
Inclusive & Sustainable Economy Framework Drafting
Laura White, Partnership Manager, discussed the new shorter draft of the Framework. Board also discussed ideas for the launch event.