Projects & People

Sun shines on SAGE Open Day

Story by Diana Tottle | Photo by Ruby Munson-Hirst On Thursday 10th August, SAGE welcomed members, staff and friends to their Grimesthorpe site for their annual open day. Guests were welcomed by myself and Councillor Jackie … [Read more]
Projects & People

Bikers in the cemetery

Story and photo by Christine Steers On Sunday 13th Aug 2017, about noon, a parade of motorcycles drove in to the cemetery. We looked at each other in trepidation, but they sounded like “proper” motor … [Read more]
Shops & Businesses

BME means business

Story by Irshad Akbar | Photo by Leroy Wenham SYAC in conjunction with the Sheffield City Region Launchpad programme held a networking event for Burngreave businesses. Over 40 business representatives attended and learned about the … [Read more]
Projects & People

Willowbeck Bonanza

Story and photo by Michael Wright It was a pleasant if not mixed bag of weather on a Saturday 19th August when Willowbeck Care Home held its annual Summer fair. There were stalls selling crafts … [Read more]
Projects & People

Swiss Adventure

Story by Gillian Andrews | Photo by Ally Revill On 11th August the girls from 186th Sheffield Guides and Rangers, based in Burngreave, set off from St Catherines School on an adventure to Switzerland. As … [Read more]
Children & Young People

All aboard for Ingoldmells

Story by Rachel Smith | Photos by Tia Wilkinson At 8.30am on 30th August the local community gathered once again for an annual trip to Ingoldmells. Margaret Hill, who has been arranging coach trips for … [Read more]
Children & Young People

Scouts ‘grill’ Gill

Story by Rohan, Haris and Hamza from 39th Sheffield Scouts On 15th July, Gill Furniss, came to visit our Scout group and we interviewed her. This is what we found out: Gill is a politician … [Read more]
Children & Young People

Positively Pitsmoor

Story by Mark Jones | Photo by John Mellor Headlines are often dramatic. They are meant to catch the reader’s attention and drag them into the story. However, these headlines often overlook the real people, … [Read more]
Children & Young People

Youth get bowled over

Story and photo by Michael Wright A group of young people aged 8 to 14 come together at the Sheffield Indoor Cricket Centre to learn the great sport of cricket. Atif who has been the … [Read more]
Faith, Religion & Spirituality

Final farewell to Trinity Fir Vale

Story and photo by Matt Needham The Church family at the 120 year old Trinity Firvale Methodist Church took the difficult decision last year to cease to worship at the Church in 2017. The decision … [Read more]
History & Heritage

From workhouse to world class

Story by Graham Jones | Photos courtesy of The Hospital History group Northern General Hospital was established in 18 78 as Fir Vale Workhouse. Goddard Hall was the children’s home and still stands in the … [Read more]
History & Heritage

Battered Cottage

Story and photo by Nelia Gea Cayuela In our lovely area, you don’t have to go far to find a true bit of local history: “The White House”. It has nothing to do with the … [Read more]
History & Heritage

The birth of Vestry Hall

Story and photo by Farhaan Warsame The Vestry Hall was built in 1864 as parish offices for the township of Burngreave, which was outside of the Sheffield boundary in those days. Since then the Vestry … [Read more]