Messenger Spring 2022 spread

Spring 2022 Issue 152 online

The Spring 2022 issue of the Burngreave Messenger online. All the stories and the Reach Up Sisterhood Mini Messenger from issue 152, with PDFs for download and offline viewing. [Read more]

What’s On in Burngreave

Aug
20
Sat
12:00 pm BitFixIt computer repair café
BitFixIt computer repair café
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
BitFixIt computer repair café
We’ve been fixing computers every Saturday since 2003. BitFIXit is a volunteer-run repair café that specialises in computer repairs, malware removal and making PCs run faster. We run our workshops as a pay-as-you-feel service from [Read more]
12:00 pm Pitsmoor Adventure Playground open
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground open
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground open @ Pitsmoor a
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground is run by a charitable organisation set up by local people, and is as popular as it’s ever been. Qualified staff are on site during opening hours to ensure a safe and [Read more]
Aug
22
Mon
10:00 am Burngreave Children’s Centre tod...
Burngreave Children’s Centre tod...
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Burngreave Children’s Centre covers the Burngreave, Firvale and Wensley areas. Please phone or pop in to find out about all the services on offer for families with children under 5. Mondays 10am—11.30pm Tuesdays 1pm—2.30pm Contact [Read more]
10:00 am Burngreave Library open
Burngreave Library open
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Burngreave Library open
Our award winning Burngreave library is run by Marcia Layne and her team of volunteers. They are supported by SOAR and the Burngreave TARA. Come along to use computers, WIFI and of course borrow books, [Read more]
1:00 pm Burngreave Children’s Centre tod...
Burngreave Children’s Centre tod...
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Burngreave Children’s Centre covers the Burngreave, Firvale and Wensley areas. Please phone or pop in to find out about all the services on offer for families with children under 5. Mondays 10am—11.30pm Tuesdays 1pm—2.30pm Contact [Read more]
Aug
23
Tue
11:00 am Burngreave Children’s Centre bab...
Burngreave Children’s Centre bab...
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Burngreave Children’s Centre covers the Burngreave, Firvale and Wensley areas. Please phone or pop in to find out about all the services on offer for families with children under 5. Tuesdays 11am—2.30pm Contact 0114 252 [Read more]
3:15 pm Pitsmoor Adventure Playground open
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground open
Aug 23 @ 3:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground open
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground is run by a charitable organisation set up by local people, and is as popular as it’s ever been. Qualified staff are on site during opening hours to ensure a safe and [Read more]
Aug
24
Wed
10:00 am Burngreave Library open
Burngreave Library open
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Burngreave Library open
Our award winning Burngreave library is run by Marcia Layne and her team of volunteers. They are supported by SOAR and the Burngreave TARA. Come along to use computers, WIFI and of course borrow books, [Read more]
1:30 pm Ellesmere Toddler Group
Ellesmere Toddler Group
Aug 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
TERM TIME ONLY. Contact 0114 281 2143 or ellesmerecc@gmail.com to find out more
3:15 pm Pitsmoor Adventure Playground open
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground open
Aug 24 @ 3:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground open
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground is run by a charitable organisation set up by local people, and is as popular as it’s ever been. Qualified staff are on site during opening hours to ensure a safe and [Read more]
Aug
25
Thu
10:00 am Green City Action allotment session
Green City Action allotment session
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Green City Action allotment session
A free session for men and women wanting to learn to ‘grow your own’. If you would like to come along and see what its all about, get in touch at sarah@greencityaction.org.uk / 07718 609 [Read more]
3:15 pm Pitsmoor Adventure Playground open
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground open
Aug 25 @ 3:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground open
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground is run by a charitable organisation set up by local people, and is as popular as it’s ever been. Qualified staff are on site during opening hours to ensure a safe and [Read more]

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Isilda Lang
Projects & People

Isilda Lang 1953-2022

Story by Jamito Lang, Isilda’s eldest son | Photos by Stephen and Jamito Lang and Richard Hanson My mum, former childminder and community warrior Isilda Del Carmen Lang (nee Cuevas-Aguilera), died on Monday 21st February [Read more]
Police dog Dibley.
Crime & Policing

Police day of action

Story by Sgt. Ben Hall. Burngreave Neighbourhood Team plus traffic officers, colleagues from our tasking team and Police dog Dibley (pictured) started this month with a highly visible operation to tackle criminality. During the day [Read more]
Cemetery geology featured
History & Heritage

Romancing the stones: urban geology

Story and photos by Scott Engering. During the COVID-19 Pandemic, as a geologist and photographer, I set out to further explore local ‘urban geology’, Burngreave Cemetery being a particular highlight. Entering by the main gates, [Read more]