New Course Starting this October – Art Project

Come and Join our new Arts Project. Over the next few months we will be looking at creating collages of our lives. We will use art to recreate the journeys we have taken during our childhood to the current day.

This may looking at our past lives in Pakistan, moving to Rotherham and what is important in our lives today.

We will be using different art techniques to capture this journey and creating collages during variety of materials such as fabrics, paints, photographs.

We will run the sessions on Monday with Sat Nadar strating at 1 until 2:30pm.

They will follow our Yoga session, which will be starting at our new time 12 – 1pm

If you are interested in joining these classes, please contact Tassibee on 01709 377750

Tassibee Litter Pick

13 volunteers set off for Albion Road on the hunt for litter last week.

They weren’t disappointed and soon found what they were looking for.  Strewn on the pathway outside the houses was discarded fruit, Yasmeen attempted to get some of the householders out of their homes to help with the clean up but they weren’t keen.  Hopefully the volunteers clearing the area will encourage them not to discard their litter outside  of their gates.


A total of 12 bags of little was collected, not bad for a couple of hours on a Wednesday morning during the school holidays.

Thanks to our younger volunteers, its lovely to see them getting involved, Saffa, Shafiyah and Rhianna were rewarded back at Tassibee.

They had a lovely time and Shafiyah said it is very important not to leave litter, especially plastic, it is causing so much damage to the environment.  She would like to see everyone clear up after themselves.


Huge thank you to Yasmeen and Sat Nadar for organising the litter pick and also to RotherFed who provided funding back in April to purchase the equipment needed.

Litter pick took place on 7th August 2019. This is the second Litter pick Tassibee has organised this year. If you would like to be involved in the next one, please contact us.

Men’s IT Cafe

Great News Tassibee has been succesful in obtaining funding from RMBC, NHS England and Rotherham CCG to run a Men’s Health Project.

We will be running a Men’s IT Café for 5 sessions starting Wednesday 10th April 1-3pm at Tassibee Centre.

The IT Café will be open to men on:

  • Wednesday 10th April at 1-3 pm
  • Wednesday 24th April at 1-3 pm
  • Wednesday 1st May at 1-3 pm
  • Wednesday 8th May at 9.30 – 11. 30 am
  • Wednesday 15th May at 9.30 am – 11.30 am

This will a relaxed session, where you can come along and get tailored support on using laptop, tablets and mobiles. We will have laptops and tablets available for you to try out.  It is also an opportunity to improve your wellbeing.

You may be a complete beginner or just want to try our new things.

We will be repeating the sessions after Ramadam, dates to follow.

Tassibee AGM

Tassibee will be holding their Annual AGM on Friday 9th November.

Please come along and show your support.

The Annual Report will be available on our website after the AGM. It provides a summary of what we achieved over 2017 – 2018.

Interested in Learning English or Improving Your English?

ATL will restarting ESOL in September and splitting the classes into beginners and immediate. They are also looking at offering classes Level 2 – Functional Skills in Maths and English (equivalent to GCSE Grade C).

UMMEED will be starting a English reading groups in September, these will be a informal reading groups to help you start or improve your reading – based around beginners and immediate levels.
Please contact Tassibee now to register if you are interest to start in September.

Help Plan Tassibee’s Future Services

Tassibee would like to hear from you!

We are in the process of contacting users, past users and people who do not come to Tassibee Centre, to help us plan Tassibee’s Future and help us to continue to provide services that meet the local communities needs.

You can help!

Either email Fiona your responses to the questions below or come along and speak to us at the stall we will be hosting at Rotherham Market next Thursday.

We can’t wait to hear from you.

Help us plan future services at Tassibee

RNN Courses at Tassibee

RNN Group will be running four courses at Tassibee.

If you would like to join any of the courses, either leave your names and contact number at Tassibee and we can pass these on. Or contact Ella directly.

The courses are free for certain benefit related claimants, otherwise it will be £3 per hour.

Tassibee Celebrating Diversity

The Tassibee Centre is holding a Celebration Event at Boston Castle, Castle Grove off Moorgate Road, Rotherham on 2nd July starting at 11am and lasting until 3pm.

Tassibee were successful in gaining funding from The Big Lottery Fund, to host an event that celebrates the cultural diversity with the local Rotherham Community.   The aim is to bring together all the local residents and promote community cohesion with a range of live music, dancing, food, and activities.

There will be several stalls celebrating the diversity of food within Rotherham.  You will be able to sample free taster food with African, Roma, Pakistan and Chinese influences and will be able to try your hand at making pizzas and icing cakes. The Mayor of Rotherham will be making a guest appearance.

Throughout the day there will be a range of live music playing on the stage and in the outdoor amphitheatre.  This will include Domino, Us, The City of Sheffield Pipe Band, DJ, St Paul’s Community Choir, Dhal Drummers, dancing demonstrations by local community groups Romano Jilo and Bharatanatyam. There will be lots of activities for the children: we have a Punch and Judy show, Fun Fair, Magic Show, balloon maker, caricature artist and range of opportunities to try different sports from Rotherham United and Active Rotherham.  There will be a range of local community groups highlighting the valuable work and support they offer to the community.  All in all, there will be many fun activities for you to enjoy and participate in.

See our Facebook Page for more details

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