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Advice & Support

Child care consultation

How can we increase the take-up of government funded free childcare in Burngreave? Sheffield City Council have recognised that take up of free childcare for 2, 3 and 4 year olds in Burngreave lags far … [Read more]
Ruby May doing an acrobatic leap, holding her foot behind her head in a Pitsmoor street
Arts & Culture

Ruby-May – flying

Story by Carrie Hedderwick | Photo by Ruby-May Martinwood Ruby-May from Roe Lane has just started as a student at the Doreen Bird College of Performing Arts in Kent. She won a dance and drama award to the … [Read more]
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Arts & Culture

Bright lights over Parkwood

Story by Kate Sheldrick | Photos by Osama Maghder Montfort What do an elephant, parrot, rabbit, snail, and a family of roe deer have in common? They were all seen together in the form of lanterns on Saturday 15th … [Read more]
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Latest Community News

Action for Abbeyfield House

Story by Lyn Brandon Over the last few years there have been meetings and discussions with Sheffield City Council and local community members about the future of Abbeyfield House.  A new roof and setting up a charitable organisation were some of … [Read more]
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Health, Fitness & Well-being

Women’s health day

Story by Corrine Moss On 26th October I was kindly invited to take part in a women’s health day held twice a month at SADACCA. The day takes the form of informal getting together including … [Read more]
Two women performing on stage, one behind waving a red, yellow and green fabric in the air, the one in front looking up and gesturing upwards with her hand
Arts & Culture

Breathing fire

Story by Fatima Barma and Corrine Moss | Photo by Daniel Falekulo Black history month is an international annual observance recognising the contributions of black people to a more equal and progressive society. In celebration … [Read more]
A close up photo of the sign above the door at Vestry Hall. Says: Vestry Offices
Housing & Buildings

Uncertain future for Vestry Hall

Story by Fran Belbin | Photo by James Woollen The future of one of Burngreave’s most prominent buildings remains uncertain as Sheffield City Council consider a business plan put forward by the Friends of Burngreave … [Read more]
Two men with arms around one another looking at the camera. In black and white.
Arts & Culture

Simple stories

Story by Steve Pool | Photo by Jonathan Turner Photographer Jonathan Turner is setting up photo shoots with a difference around the area. He is using a process involving collodion plates which were used in … [Read more]
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Environment

Parkwood Springs back to life

Story by Neill Schofield At the September meeting of the council’s planning board, the revised restoration plan for the closed Parkwood Springs landfill site was finally approved by councillors. The Friends of Parkwood Springs have … [Read more]
A photograph of trees and headstones in the cemetery with smoke in the distance
Arts & Culture

Richard Hanson photography competition

Congratulations to this issue’s winner of the ‘hidden gems’ photo competition Fatima Amir. Runners up were Shawn Outram’s photo of sweet chestnuts and John Mellor’s photo of beautiful autumn leaves. Next time we’re looking for photos … [Read more]