Father Christmas and an Owler Brook School’s student.
Arts & Culture

Santa visits Owler Brook

Story by Julia Woollen | Photo by James Woollen Owler Brook School’s winter fair was a great success, with lots of stalls ranging from bric-a-brac, makeup to plants. There was a very good turn out with lots of food consumed [Read more]
A Christmas wreath on a wooden table.
Arts & Culture

Christmas wreath making

Story and photo by Victoria Smith, Artist in Residence Back in December our imaginative participants at Burngreave cemetery chapel demonstrated their individuality by creating many different styles of Christmas wreath at our annual festive craft session. Each wreath [Read more]
Tens of Hindus stand around colourful mats and instruments at the Hindu Samaj Centre.
Faith, Religion & Spirituality

Makar Sankranti

Story by Debjani Chatterjee | Photo by Debjani Chatterjee Sheffield’s Hindus celebrated Makar Sankranti at the Hindu Samaj Centre in Burngreave on Saturday 14th January. This seasonal and religious festival, held about 21 days after [Read more]
Dave Brennan is pointing while holding the handlebars of a bike ridden by a young learner.
Advice & Support

On your bike

  Burngreave women from all backgrounds are learning to ride a bicycle for the first time with Dave Brennan of Pedal Ready. The free, friendly sessions are held in Abbeyfield Park on Fridays.   Dave [Read more]
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Advice & Support

Distraction burglaries

Sotry by Graham Jones A man wearing a high-vis coat, tricked his way into homes intending to rob them. He succeeded on one known occasion. These “distraction burglars” pretend to be from a utility company, [Read more]
A tree with a yellow ribbon and sign reading "Don't Let The Council Kill Me. Use the letter you were sent to complete the survey and object to this tree being removed." Council road workers are in the background.

Burngreave trees condemned

Story and photos by Sam Vines-Stancill The results are in from the council consultation that asked some Pitsmoor and Upper Crabtree residents whether they agree with the proposal to cut down certain roadside trees. Of the 31 [Read more]
Seven women from the Feeling Good On Verdon Street project hold up a "Lottery Funded" banner.
Advice & Support

Feeling good with funding

On 10th January it was announced that the Feeling Good on Verdon Street project was an Aviva Community Fund winner! This funding will allow the project to continue for an extra month. Project Coordinator Aislinn [Read more]
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Arts & Culture


For our April issue we will be launching a new business themed network and would like to invite local businesses who are interested in networking or attending the free advert design training that will take [Read more]