All the articles from the printed copy of issue 133, the March 2018 edition of the Burngreave Messenger, are now online. It was a ‘creativity’ themed edition, showcasing stories, poetry, photography and the various artistic [Read more]
The March 2013 issue of the Messenger is now online. It’s a ‘creativity’ themed edition, showcasing stories, poetry, photography and the various artistic ventures by local people and groups in the community. Issue 133 March 2013
Story by Richard Belbin | Photo by Peter Applerock There was standing room only for the latest film from Fir Vale Community Hub’s Digital Media Centre. ‘Pioneers – Made in Sheffield’ is a documentary about [Read more]
Story by Richard Belbin A report issued last month from the End Child Poverty coalition of charities showed shocking levels of child poverty across the country. 87 council wards in the UK have a majority [Read more]
Story by Craig Broadwith | Photos by Tristram Kenton ‘Black Men Walking’ is play written by Testament (aka Huddersfield based rapper Andy Brooks) for Sheffield’s Eclipse Theatre Group, and based on a real walking group, [Read more]
Story by Rob Smith SADACCA recently played host to the Black-led theatre and short film company, Eclipse. Clinton McCoy introduced the Eclipse representative Jyothi Giles who informed us of the production company’s further intentions to [Read more]
Story by Laura Farah | Photo by Erica Patterson Shakespeare Showtime is a drama initiative aimed at encouraging children aged 8-16 years to explore the works of William Shakespeare whilst building confidence and communication skills. This [Read more]
Story by Danny Antrobus I’m a very unprolific comedy writer. A few of my sketches and jokes have featured on BBC Radio 4 Extra’s topical comedy show, Newsjack. And I regularly write material for Newsrevue, [Read more]
Photo by Fran Belbin I became a volunteer at Burngreave Library because it is a well needed and valued community resource. This has given me the opportunity to contribute some time and energy to the [Read more]
Story by May Rose-Key | Photos by Frankie Currie Pitsmoor is a diverse community united by a love of food. That is the inspiration behind a newly established group, set up by local residents, whose [Read more]
Story and photo by Carrie Hedderrwick Have you been harassed by your landlord or threatened with eviction? Have you a written tenancy agreement and a current gas safety certificate? Is your deposit in a protection [Read more]
Story and photo by Huw Thomas The Nobel Prize passed through Pitsmoor, in the shape of Jeff Halper. Jeff visited Christ Church Pitsmoor and hosted a session on the future of Israel and Palestine. During [Read more]
Story by Alison Higgins Domestic abuse affects thousands of people across Sheffield every year. In 2016/17 Burngreave had the highest number of domestic abuse crimes reported to the police – 278 for the year. But [Read more]
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