A vole is held in a clear plastic container, held in an unseen persons hand.
Environment

Vole play on Parkwood Springs

Story by Graham Jones It is always a pleasure to visit Parkwood Springs as there is always something new to see, whether it’s wildlife or the gradual development of the country park. And those views! … [Read more]
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Letter

Dear Messenger…

Dear Burngreave Messenger, Thank you for your excellent publication, it is a truly relevant tool for news and for highlighting all the efforts made by local groups and individuals. May I specifically mention the lovely … [Read more]
An old black and white phootograph of two young children standing in front of a loosely packed, unlit, bonfire. On the right hand side of the photo a man stands watching the children, with another child by his side, holding onto his arm.
Children & Young People

Remember, remember…

Story by Ray Black … the 5th of November, or so the old rhyme goes. I do wonder what people new to this country would make of a festive culture that involves the building of … [Read more]
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Children & Young People

Rohingya Muslims in Need

Story by Farhaan Warsame Adnan Hussain from Masjid Umar has been fundraising for Rohingya muslims. He is a student at Sheffield Hallam University studying event management. He also volunteers for diffrant organisations such as Muslim … [Read more]
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Environment

Burngreave Clean Air Campaign

Story by Graham Jones The air pollution in Burngreave is so bad that some local residents have got together to form a Burngreave Clean Air Campaign. They have done some air monitoring and have been … [Read more]
Children & Young People

What the trees tell us

Story by Maxwell Ayamba English language students from Sheffield College Fir Vale Centre and pupils at Byron Wood Primary Academy school pupils took part in an Open Air Laboratory (OPAL) Explore Nature air survey around … [Read more]
Latest Community News

Celebrating Beautiful Burngreave

Once again we want to recognise the valuable contribution people make to the Burngreave community and to celebrate the wonderful people who live and work here and do so much for our area. We are … [Read more]
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Environment

New life for Lion Works

Story by Nelia Gea Cayuela | Photo by Graham Jones   A planning application has been submitted to Sheffield Council for Lion Works, opposite Tesco on Spital Hill. The proposal is to turn the building … [Read more]
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Environment

Flats for Chatham Street

Story by Richard Belbin Proposals for a nine storey apartment block has been approved for the site currently occupied by a car wash at the junction of Chatham Street and Mowbray Street. Planning permission was … [Read more]
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Advice & Support

Economic Abuse- learning the facts

Story by Saima Ahmed As part of the Festival of Social Sciences, Firvale Community Hub, in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University (SHU), ran a workshop on marital economic abuse on Wednesday 8th November.   Punita … [Read more]
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Crime & Policing

Community break-ins

Story and photo by Nathan Standley   Recent break-ins and attempted break-ins at Pitsmoor community buildings emphasise the importance of reporting near misses to aid crime prevention.   On Sunday 11th November, vandals smashed the … [Read more]
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Advice & Support

Where’s my dinner?

Story by Julia Woollen It has been heartbreaking this year for many allotment holders up at Windmill Lane Allotments. Anyone who works an allotment knows that growing your own food is hard but rewarding work. … [Read more]
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Advice & Support

20 years of Green City Action

Story by Jenny Tibbles | Photos courtesy of Green City Action Green City Action is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and we’re still going strong, despite the difficult financial climate. The organisation has grown … [Read more]
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Advice & Support

Food has value and so do you

Story by Amy Palmer Photos by Marek Payne  Next to the giant Tesco near Spital Hill you will find a very different sort of grocery shopping. Sheffield’s Real Junk Food Project has had its logistical … [Read more]