Story by Graham Jones | Photo by Amy Palmer On 8th September, as part of Sheffield Walking Festival, I led a walk of around twenty people to celebrate our welcoming community in Burngreave. We took [Read more]
Story by Somshun Nessa Having run a community pain support group in Burngreave and Page hall for the past four years, I have listened to many participants complain of increased joint/ muscle pain during winter. [Read more]
Story by Graham Jones A number of local residents have formed the Burngreave Clean Air Campaign due to frequent illegal levels of pollutants on the main roads where some of our schools are situated. We [Read more]
Story by Graham Jones The project to change the junctions at Scott Road and Orphanage Road with Barnsley Road and the nearby bus stops started in January, 2017. The work was meant to be complete [Read more]
Story and photos by Debjani Chatterjee Tuesday 15th August evening saw a double celebration at the Hindu Samaj Centre. Each year Indian Independence is marked on this day, but this year being the 70th anniversary [Read more]
Story by Irshad Akbar | Photo by James Woollen Pakistani communities throughout Sheffield celebrated 70 years of independence from British rule on 14th August. Celebrations on Monday 14th of August were held at the Pakistan [Read more]
Story by Irshad Akbar India and Pakistan won independence from the British Empire in August 1947, following a struggle lasting nearly three decades. It set a vital precedent for the negotiated winding up of European [Read more]
Story by Amy Palmer | Photos by Tim Neal and Emilie Taylor The weekend of 8th-10th September marked many celebrations of heritage in Burngreave. St Cuthbert’s church in Fir Vale opened its doors to visitors [Read more]
Welcome to our history and heritage issue. We’ve really enjoyed the opportunity to have a closer look at the heritage of some local buildings and next issue would like to invite people to share their [Read more]
The Burngreave Messenger is currently funded primarily by a Reaching Communities grant from the Big Lottery. To show the lottery that we are having a positive impact on the community we need feedback from you [Read more]
Following on from last issue’s‘parents and children’ theme wewill be launching our parents’network at Pitsmoor AdventurePlayground on Tuesday 19th September from 10am-12pm. Our outreach and training coordinator, Shuna, will be helping the group to share [Read more]
Story by Samuel Humphrey | Photos by Erica Patterson Shakespeare once wrote (among many other things!) “all the world’s a stage”, and on the 19th August as part of the ‘Community Unity’ day, Burngreave Library [Read more]
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