A different kind of life - Abdirahman Ahmed Ali
Advice & Support

A different kind of life

Story and photo by Richard Belbin Local man, Abdirahman Ahmed Ali is fundraising to release a physical version of his Somali language ebook Nolasha Iyo Noocyadeeda [A Different Kind of Life], which is available now … [Read more]

More from the August issue

Children marching for Burngreave clean air
Children & Young People

Marching for Burngreave clean air

Story by Graham Jones | Photo by Rashad Hassan. Against a background of drastically deteriorating air quality in Burngreave, to which children are particularly susceptible, the march was the culmination of several weeks of preparation … [Read more]
The Paint Factory
Environment

Axe You Like It

Story by Adrian Lake | Photo by Richard Belbin The Paint Factory at 163 Rutland Road have agreed to rent their basement to Battle Axe Sheffield. If the application submitted to Sheffield City council is … [Read more]

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Upcoming Events

Aug
17
Fri
10:00 am Library Open
Library Open
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
CLOSED 12.30 – 1.30 for lunch. 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, ... [Read more]
10:30 am Pilates Class at Christ Church @ Welcome Centre, Christ Church Pitsmoor
Pilates Class at Christ Church @ Welcome Centre, Christ Church Pitsmoor
Aug 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Pilates Class Improve Flexibility and  mobility (suit all ages)
1:30 pm Women’s Only Swimming @ Concord Sports Centre
Women’s Only Swimming @ Concord Sports Centre
Aug 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
3:15 pm Pitsmoor Adventure Playground
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground
Aug 17 @ 3:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground is now 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 ... [Read more]
Aug
18
Sat
10:00 am Five Animals Lau Gar Kung Fu Tra... @ St James Church
Five Animals Lau Gar Kung Fu Tra... @ St James Church
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Five Animals Lau Gar Kung Fu Training @ St James Church
Martial arts classes led by Graham Abdullah, former European champion. Every Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings throughout the year. For children and adults from age 5 years and upwards. For more details, see: https://archive.burngreavemessenger.org.uk/archives/2007/june-2007-issue-70/kung-fu-in-china/
10:00 am Library open
Library open
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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]
12:00 pm Bit Fix it
Bit Fix it
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Our Saturday sessions at Abbeyfield Park House are Pay-As-You-Can and our visiting professional service costs £20/h for individuals, £30/h for organisations after the initial free diagnosis. email info@bitfixit.org.uk or call 0114 299 4575 This event ... [Read more]
12:00 pm Tool bank open
Tool bank open
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
You can find the Green City Action tool bank round the back of Abbeyfield Park House. Tools large and small, as well as garden equipment available to hire at bargain prices. No need to spend ... [Read more]
12:30 pm Pitsmoor Adventure Playground @ Pitsmoor a
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground @ Pitsmoor a
Aug 18 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground is now 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 ... [Read more]