3 men in leather vests gather round an anvil and one hammers a red hot piece of iron.
Arts & Culture

A season with SAGE

Story by Diana Tottle Local charity, SAGE Greenfingers is about more than just gardening. Over the autumn, we have been on some exciting and interesting day trips. In October, Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet provided us with [Read more]
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Health, Fitness & Well-being

Living with fibromyalgia

Story by Saira Nadeem Fibromyalgia is a long term condition causing pain all over the body. It is accompanied by increased sensitivity to pain, muscle stiffness and fatigue. Living with fibromyalgia and chronic pain may [Read more]
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Advice & Support

Aphasia in Pitsmoor

Story by Alan Hewitt Last April l moved to Pitsmoor when l retired from work at Connect, the communication disability charity in London. I have aphasia – or to call it by its proper name, [Read more]
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Health, Fitness & Well-being

Epilepsy and me

Story by Rob Wilks I have a mild form of epilepsy which has never held me back. I spent nearly 30 years as a schoolteacher. My pupils were always prepared for my seizures and responded [Read more]
5 key stage 2 children stood in front of a display of cardboard Big Ben, a tea party and a flag with the queen's face on it.
Children & Young People

Building learning

Story by Amy Palmer | Photo by Cherifa Zaida On Tuesday 14th November the Messenger was lucky enough to be invited to see the creative and inspiring work of pupils at Owler Brook and Whiteways [Read more]
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Crime & Policing

Thanks to Frances

Story by Jo Cairns Frances Ireson has stood down from Pitsmoor Road Neighbourhood Watch after two years as the group’s co-ordinator. The new joint co-ordinators, Jo Cairns and Richard Westaway, would like to thank Frances [Read more]
4 children in colourful sarees perform a traditional dance
Faith, Religion & Spirituality

From Navaratri to Diwali

October was a joyous rollercoaster of festivals for Sheffield’s Hindus. First, there was the Navaratri (meaning ‘Nine Nights’) festival, and finally the Dusshera festival. Navaratri honours God as the Divine Mother, whom Hindus worship with [Read more]