Arts & Culture

A new direction at 25

Story by Amy Palmer | Photo by Sharmarke Ismail It was a double celebration at the Maan AGM this September as they not only marked their 25th anniversary but launched their newly commissioned service direction. … [Read more]
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Advice & Support

A little Respect

Story by Rae Panache Ma’at Probe, a service user led group currently run by Robin Cox and Steven ‘Staff’ Sanderson is still going strong. With full support from SACMHA and Kim Parker, a senior nurse … [Read more]
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Environment

In the swing of it

From Councillor Mark Jones We all love our parks. They are great spaces to go and meet friends, to run free and generally relax. Your Councillors receive many letters and emails regarding the condition of … [Read more]
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Health, Fitness & Well-being

‘Wot no cakes?’

Story by Linda Jones | Photo by Graham Jones At St James’ Church a lot of us had been invited to various coffee and cake events, raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support. For a number … [Read more]
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Children & Young People

Jamboree with a Bear

Story by Haaiqah and Haaniah Hussain On 27th July, 39th Sheffield Scouts headed down to Kibblestone Scouting Camp for the first International MSF (Muslim Scout Fellowship) Jamboree. It was a three day event and our … [Read more]
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Environment

What? No cheese?

Story by Graham Jones | Photos by Philippa Talbot At daybreak, with the Autumn daylight just breaking through the drizzle, a group of about a dozen people met at the side of Crabtree Ponds. They … [Read more]
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Environment

Let Burngreave breathe

Story by Graham Jones Burngreave Clean Air campaign supporters have been out and about collecting three hundred signatures supporting the council’s anti-idling proposals. Some of us went to the council’s public meeting on the subject … [Read more]
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History & Heritage

Blitzed

Story by Richard Godley On Tuesday, 26th September, 1916 a Zeppelin blitzed the Burngreave area, seeking to destroy armaments and munitions factories in that area. Those targets were mainly missed, but 28 people were killed … [Read more]
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Disability

Reading friends

Story by Sam Humphrey On Tuesday 8th August the first ‘Reading Friends’ event was held at Burngreave Library. Sheffield is one of only four cities trialling the befriending initiative. The project aims to use reading … [Read more]
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History & Heritage

Splitting Burngreave

Story by Graham Jones On 17th October the Boundary Commission issued proposals for new constituency boundaries for the whole country. This will affect which MP will represent our local interests. The Boundary Commission has a … [Read more]