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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Story by Carol Dixon I was born and raised in Burngreave and so Sheffield was my first choice of University to pursue my PhD research, examining the history, cultural geographies and exhibition of African art [Read more]
Roma Voice Story by David Kandrac and Sabrina Ahmed. Photo by Shuna Beckett On 25th October more than one hundred Roma people gathered for a Festival of Debate event to discuss the importance of voice [Read more]
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]
Story by Kathryn Mudge | Photos by Sarah Zagni Over two hundred people from Burngreave tried their hand at a variety of activities at a free taster day. The event at the English Institute of [Read more]
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