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Community Guidelines & Policies

Community Policy:

  • This website has been created through Neighbourhood Challenge, an initiative run in Shiregreen, supported by NESTA. The site is owned by Shiregreen Community Homes a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing.
  • However, while we need a legal owner of the site, the aim of the website is that it is community owned with content shared with everyone who has a positive investment and positive interest in Shiregreen.
  • We operate Our Website to offer information and to improve communications between us in Shiregreen. Our Website is provided for your personal use and by using or accessing Our Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
  •  Our philosophy is simple: To spread good news and helpful information about Shiregreen with a view to providing opportunities for people to get together around joint interests.

Editorial Policy:

  • All news articles are co-produced and co-edited by members of the community and officers supporting Shiregreen Community Homes.
  • We welcome thoughts and ideas that support our website aims and positive community spirit and reserve the right to edit articles, prioritise articles or omit articles that are not in-line with our purpose or philosophy

Comments Policy:

  • If you have a news story that you think people from Shiregreen would find interesting contact us  – we’d love to here from you!
  • We love our contributors and readers. We aim to have a very active engaged community around Shiregreen News Network.
  • We reserve the right to remove any comments, event details, classified ads etc which we consider inappropriate for any reason.
  • We will not publish comments that are abusive, off topic, promote hate of any kind, spam or contain foul language. All comments are filtered through spam filtering technology.
  • Keep it positive, keep it clean and keep it nice!

Privacy Policy

  • We might collect information about what pages of the website you visit, what browser you are using, your network location and the type of connection you are using.  We cannot tell who you are.  By ticking that you have accepted cookies from this site, you agree that we can use them.
  • We will delete any private or personal information from comments, for example email or postal addresses, and phone numbers. This is to protect the privacy of the commenter.  To prevent us having to do this, please don’t share this information in any comments.
  • Where we do ask for your contact details and personal information (e.g. on the form for identifying talents, or for quizzes and competitions, we will ensure that the data will be used solely for the expressed purposes that you agree to by participation and not passed to any third party.


  • The design and content of this site are protected by Creative Commons Law. All rights reserved.


  • We cannot be held responsible for the quality or content of third party web sites which are accessible using external links from this website but over which we have no control.
  • In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.