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Children & Young People

Cup glory for Aden Steelers

Photos by Anise Ahmed Congratulations to Aden Steelers who held their nerve to win their cup final today, with a 4-3 victory on penalties over Sheffield United Girls RTC. Hero of the day was Ameen … [Read more]
Advice & Support

Comm2Unity: something for everyone

Story by Fran Belbin Comm2Unity Saturday 16th June, 12pm – 4pm Community members, businesses and services are coming together to organise a magnificent day celebrating Eid and showing off the range of businesses in the … [Read more]
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Advice & Support

Full house

The Messenger would like to welcome the latest addition to our staff team, Kim, who has joined us as our Volunteer Support Worker. Kim is a longstanding Burngreave resident and Messenger supporter, and she will … [Read more]
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Advice & Support

Use your right to vote

On Thursday 3 May you will be able to use your vote to elect both our local councillor and Sheffield City Region’s first-elected mayor. To find out where your local polling station is, and more … [Read more]
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Arts & Culture

Courses at the Messenger

Community journalism course Thursday 31st May, 7th, 21st, and 28th June 10 am – 1 pm Interviewing skills Tuesday 10th July 10 am – 4 pm Both at Burngreave Vestry Hall Free and open to … [Read more]
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Arts & Culture

The Editorial

As we go to print, national news is full of how up to 50,000 of the children of first generation Commonwealth migrants are at risk of deportation and refusal of services because government failures mean … [Read more]
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Arts & Culture

Vestry Hall re-opens

Story by John Mellor | Photo by Rita Walcock After a prolonged period of unavailability, the situation with the Vestry Hall has now changed for the better. Extensive repairs have been made to the floor … [Read more]
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Advice & Support

Hospital needs clean air

Story by Graham Jones In February the Northern General Hospital website issued the good news that laser treatments are giving asthma patients a new lease of life. The dedicated staff in all departments of our … [Read more]
Housing & Buildings

Housing plight of the vulnerable

Story by John Grayson and Violet Dickinson | Photos by John Grayson Women and young children are being placed routinely in shared hostels with vulnerable homeless single men. Women, forced to share bathrooms and kitchens … [Read more]
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Environment

Spring into action

Spring finally appears to have broken out across Burngreave, and here are some pictures by Martin Currie, Richard Belbin and Zaqer Mused to prove it. Flowers bloom, children indulge in water fights at the Adventure … [Read more]
Arts & Culture

Women changing the world

Story by Kath Swinney and Deborah Blencowe | Photo by Deborah Blencowe International Women’s Day is a worldwide celebration of women’s achievements that has been held for over a hundred years. Aspiring Communities Together (ACT) … [Read more]
Children & Young People

Sea Cadets on parade

Story and photo by Richard Belbin Sheffield Sea Cadets proudly held their first Royal Naval Parade on March 26th. Held at their new ‘training ship’ at the top of Rutland Road, the three groups of … [Read more]
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Arts & Culture

Pitsmoor players hit the right note

Story and photo by Liz Smith Katrina Love and Victoria Smith recently took part in the first ever Concert Band Varsity Battle of the Bands, a competition between the Students’ Union of both Sheffield universities. … [Read more]
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Health, Fitness & Well-being

Pedal Ready womens group

Story by Dave Brennan | Photo by Richard Belbin Pedal Ready have been delivering cycle training in Burngreave for well over a decade. This includes a women only cycling session for nearly ten years. Many … [Read more]
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Advice & Support

Age UK fresh strategy

A hike in demand and a fall in funding have prompted Age UK Sheffield a leading Sheffield charity to develop a fresh strategy to tackle the issues affecting older people in the city – and … [Read more]