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  • [+] 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.

      • [+] 2008

        Issues and website extras for 2008.

        • [+] February 2008 Issue 74

          All news from February 2008, including:

          • Issue 74 of our printed edition.

          • Articles exclusive to the website.

          • PDF download of the issue.

          • [+] Burngreave Area Panel

            Latest news from the Area Co-ordinator for the Burngreave Area Panel.

            • [+] New Year's Honours

              Volunteers, employees and organisations who received awards at this year’s annual Area Panel New Years Honours ceremony.

              • [] Ivor Wallace

                A Page Hall Pioneer – local resident and member of the Page Hall Community Association receives a New Year Area Panel Award 2008, for his determination to make sure Page Hall gets the best.

              • [] David “Das” Smith

                David – or ‘Das’ as he’s always called, receives a New Year Area Panel Award for his voluntary work at Christ Church, much of which has been with young people.

              • [] Sue Odell

                Sue has been awarded a New Year Area Panel Award 2008 for her volunteer time spent as a community governor on Whiteways Junior School governors for over four years.

              • [] Anne Murdoch and Flo Gill

                Anne and Flo receive a New Year Area Panel Award 2008 for their work with with the tenants and residents on Firshill over the years.

              • [] Roger and Anne Sheldon

                Roger and Anne are two of the longest serving members of Wensley Tenants & Residents Association, and both reveived a New Year Area Panel Award 2008 for the pioneering role they’ve played as the first tenants who moved onto the Wensley estate.

              • [] Rose Ardron

                Rose Ardron receives a New Year Area Panel Award 2008 for her local voluntary commitment since arriving in Burngreave in 1973.

              • [+] Fazal Hussain

                Mr Fazal Hussain was quite ill when he was nominated for an award, and as many of you will be aware, he subsequently died.The Area Panel honour the memory of Fazal Hussain with a New Year Area Panel Award 2008.

              • [] Anesar Shaibi

                Anesar receives a New Year Area Panel Award 2008 for her work over the last seven years with the Yemeni Community Association as both a paid, part-time ESOL tutor, and as a part-time support worker.

              • [] Chief Inspector Jon Ekwubiri

                Chief Inspector Jon Ekwubiri receives a Burngreave New Year's Honours Award for his work with the Burngreave Police Team.

              • [] Elaine Virgo

                Elaine receives a New Year Area Panel Award 2008 in recognition of her work as a youth worker. For her, the need to support girls, young women and mothers/parents has lived in everything she’s been involved with.

              • [] Imran Ali

                Imran is awarded a New Year Area Panel Award 2008 in recognition of his devotion and dedication to attempting as one individual to offer an alternative path to that followed by some other young men in our neighbourhoods.

              • [] Jim Bruce

                Jim is awarded a New Year Area Panel Award 2008 for his role as a Streetforce worker and the fact he characterises the awareness of what a “clean and well kept environment means for the morale and sense of well being for the wider community.”

              • [] Jon Dallow

                Jon receives a New Year Area Panel Award 2008 for his 10 years of work in Sheffield employed by the Parks & Countryside service as a woodlands officer/countryside development officer/wood lane manager.

              • [] Leroy Betts

                For his committed work with the BNDfC Engagement Team and making the annual Bonfire Night event such a local event, Leroy Betts receives a New Year Area Panel Award 2008.

              • [] Nasira Amin

                Nasira wins a New Year Area Panel Award 2008 for her three years of committment to Burngreave young people – in particular with the Pakistani study support project, Reach High 2.

              • [] Nicky Wilson

                Nicky Wilson receives a New Year Area Panel Award 2008 for her work on the three year Burngreave Voices project for the Galleries & Museums Trust, developing the oral history archive of Burngreave.

              • [] Steve Edwards

                Steve Edwards is awarded a New Year Area Panel Award 2008 for his eight years of work on Pitsmoor Adventure Playground. Steve provides a safe, friendly, fun and welcoming place for some of Burngreave’s most vulnerable children.

              • [] Carwood TARA committee

                Carwood TARA are awarded a New Year Area Panel Award 2008 for their efforts on their estate, and is given as a big ‘thank you’ to those members of the committee who have just met this week to hold their second AGM.

              • [] Burngreave Children’s Centre volunteers

                The volunteers from Burngreave Children’s Centre – the heart if you like of the Burngreave Sure Start programme – receive a New Year Area Panel award.

              • [] Green City Action

                One of the longest established voluntary organisations in this area, GCA win a New Year Area Panel Award 2008 for the impact they continue to have on this area, and for being a catalyst for “bringing people together and getting them involved”.

              • [] Burngreave Streetworx

                It is unusual to have such a ‘young’ project honoured at the Burngreave New Year honours, but given what has happened in Burngreave with Jonathan Matondo’s tragic shooting, and the aftermath – it felt right that the workers from Streetworx were duly recognised.