• [+] Burngreave Messenger

    Online version of the monthly news magazine delivered to all households in the Sheffield Burngreave ward. Burngreave Messenger Ltd. is a non-profit making, membership owned community organisation.

    • [+] Archives

      Back issues of the Burngreave Messenger community newspaper, along with additional news items exlusive to the website.

      • [+] 2006

        Archive of Burngreave Messenger back issues and other content in 2006.

        • [+] December 2006 Issue 67

          All news from December 2006, including:

          • Content from issue 67 of our printed edition.

          • Articles exclusive to the website.

          • PDF download of the issue.

        • [+] November 2006 Issue 66

          Online edition of the November 2006 issue of the Burngreave Messenger, including:

          • Content from issue 66 of our printed edition.

          • Articles exclusive to the website.

          • PDF download of the issue.

        • [+] September 2006 Issue 64

          All news from September 2006, including:

          • Issue 64 of our printed edition.

          • PDF download of the issue.

          • Articles exclusive to the website.

        • [+] October 2006 Issue 65

          All news from October 2006, including:

          • Issue 65 of our printed edition.

          • PDF download of the issue.

          • Articles exclusive to the website.

        • [+] July 2006 Issue 63

          Content from issue 63, the July 2006 edition of the Burngreave Messenger. Contains PDF download.

        • [] April 2006 Issue 60

          News from the Messenger, with PDF download of Issue 60.

          • [] Mixed communities

            Burngreave is to pilot a government scheme to create a ‘mixed community’, mixing rich and poor households, thereby increasing economic opportunity and improving the area as a place to raise children.

          • [] Ultimatum for BCAT

            Burngreave Community Action Trust (BCAT) is set to down-size after funders New Deal have expressed concerns about the organisation.

          • [] Fir Vale fundraiser

            Pupils from Fir Vale School presented members of the Kashmir Earthquake Relief Appeal with a cheque for £1,637.65 to help rebuild a girls’ residential college in Bagh, Azad Kashmir.

          • [] Messenger Editorial
            • The Messenger editorial team comments on the ‘mixed communities’ scheme.

            • Information about the Messenger.

          • [] A bumpy ride

            Humps and roadnarrowing may finally be introduced on Grimesthorpe Road and Carwood Road, six years after residents began lobbying Sheffield City Council for trafficcalming measures.

          • [] The Glorious 12th

            The Crown Green Bowling season starts on 12th April 2006 and Abbeyfield Park will again host both men’s and women’s teams.

          • [+] Kurds under pressure

            On Wednesday 8th March at 5.15pm Spital Hill was blocked to rush hour traffic. Police cordoned off an area between the Kashmir Curry Centre and Burngreave Library.

          • [] Drug support

            If someone close to you is taking drugs, drinking alcohol or maybe chewing khat in a negative way it can be difficult to cope with.

          • [] Back to the community

            The ‘thriving’ Verdon Recreation Centre is looking for a local community group to take over its management.

          • [] BME Forum

            Over 250 people attended Sheffield Chamber's black and minority ethnic (BME) business forum's Moving Forward event in February.

          • [] Radio roadshows

            Following news that Burngreave Community Radio had gained its fiveyear broadcasting licence, people registered to get involved at the first roadshow-style meeting about the radio held in March.

          • [] Amber Taxis wait for green light

            The idea of Sheffield’s first all-female private membership taxi services is being brought to reality by Margaret Bamberry of Earl Marshal Close.

          • [] Janice's just recognition

            Janice Young, owner of Youngs Criminal Defence Services on Spital Hill has recently been up for two awards in recognition of her legal and community services.

          • [] Women's Construction

            On Thursday 9th February, the Minister for Women, Meg Munn MP, and the government’s Equality team organised a ‘Have Your Say’ event at Sheffield Hallam University for women to put issues they see as important forward to government.

          • [] Passion for boxing

            Muhssen Nasser, a 19-year-old welterweight (class) boxer has been professional since he turned 18 last year. Having grown up on Lopham Street in Burngreave, Muhssen has always held a strong interest in the sport and boxed as an amateur from the age of 12.

          • [] Ellesmere at 10

            It seems strange to think of our area 10 years ago, before Ellesmere Children’s Centre (ECC), and other prominent childcare facilities like the Black Women’s Resource Centre.

          • [] Children’s achievements applauded

            Applause rang from the University’ Octagon Centre as it hosted this year’s BNDfC Burngreave Children’s Education Achievement Awards on Wednesday 1st March 2006.

          • [] Illusions of Grandeur

            Illusions of Grandeur’ Spectacular Displays of Ultra-Violet Artwork & Stunning Visuals An ‘Open Up (Sheffield) 2006’ event Hosted by ‘The Friends of Burngreave Chapel’

          • [] Playing at Wembley

            Situated at the bottom of Sutherland Road amongst factories and wasteland, ‘Wembley playground’ is only a shadow of what it once was.

          • [] Writing Together!

            Parents at Pye Bank School have created a book as part of the Adult & Community Learning Unit ‘Writing Together’ course. Inspired by Dr Martin Luther King’s words ‘I have a dream’ it includes students’ writing about their lives and experiences.

          • [+] A New Deal for Burngreave

            April 2006 news from Burngreave New Deal for Communities, including:

            • Warm welcome for regeneration duo

            • University helps establish Burngreave status

            • Partnership Board Meeting – Wednesday, 22 February 2006

            • Burngreave Opportunities running from the old JobNet premises

            • Join the Burngreave Grant Panel

          • [] Burngreave Area Panel

            Pear trees and window boxes

            April 2006 news from the Area Co-ordinator: A nature reserves, hanging baskets, spring flowers and Islamic lanppost art brings more brightness, colour and wildness in and around Burngreave and Fir Vale.