Following the violent incidents that have taken place in recent days, Gill Furniss MP and local councillors have been visiting the Spital Hill and Ellesmere Green area to listen to residents and business owners and [Read more]
Story and photo by Sharmarke Ismail Maan Somali mental health organised workshop which aimed to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing and at same time promoting the importance of being active as part of [Read more]
A number of people have spoken to the Messenger about increasing levels of gang violence in the area. Along with other community organisations we have approached the police and local councillors to request a response [Read more]
Story and Photo by Cecelia Vincent On Saturday 3rd June, 150 people gathered at Pitsmoor Methodist Church for a ‘Celebration and Thanksgiving’ for Grace Vincent. Grace, who had lived in Burngreave since 1970, died at [Read more]
Story by Linda Jones and Carrie Hedderwick | Photo by Kate McCullough Local GP Hugh McCullough will be retiring in June after working at Pitsmoor Surgery since 1985. He has enjoyed working in the area, “It’s [Read more]
Story by Nick Edmondson | Photo by James Woollen This year we have been exploring ‘dance’, inspired by BBC2’s ‘Our Dancing Town’ and a short video we watched called ‘You said you liked the dancing’ by [Read more]
Story by Farhaan Warsame | Photo by Jane Skinner Yvonne Hayes from the former Rainbow’s End charity shop has set herself a challenge for her 65th birthday to run, swim and cycle a total of 65 miles, volunteer [Read more]
Story by Val Ellis | Photos by Michael Wright The Ashram ‘Knit and Natter’ group run by Val and Margaret have just completed knitting over 150 tiny hats for the Innocent Smoothie ‘Big Knit’ in aid of [Read more]
Story and photo by Carrie Hedderwick A very rich and diverse history – this applies to both Amie and the amazing African textiles, artefacts and clothing that she sells in her shop on the corner of Idsworth Road. The [Read more]
Story by Marwah, Safa, Rohan, Idris, Ayaan, Ehsan, Haamid, Haroon, Anum, Hafwah, Aleem, Lybah, Hamza, Haanjah, Haiqah and Harris | Photo by Shirecliffe Scouts We are the 39th Sheffield Shirecliffe Scout group, based in the Yorkshire Muslim [Read more]
Story by Fimi and Aimen Y4RH | Photo provided by St Catherine’s school Year 4 at St Catherine’s school made a pond because we were learning about how small actions can change the world. We started at [Read more]
Story and photo by Graham Jones Chief Constable Stephen Watson, the head of South Yorkshire Police, came to the Vestry Hall in Burngreave on 3rd May as part of a series of discussions with local [Read more]
Shafaz has been volunteering for SOAR for almost four years. She came to us via the Health Trainer programme when she attended a twelve week healthy eating course. After making many positive changes in her lifestyle, she went on to complete [Read more]
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