Comm2Unity celebration
Arts & Culture

CommUnity was the ‘business’

Story by Alison Higgins | Photos by Frankie Currie, Laura Farah and John Mellor Hundreds came together to enjoy the sun and entertainment at the second CommUnity festival, held around Ellesmere Green on Saturday 16th … [Read more]
Calendar screenshot
Arts & Culture

The Messenger events calendar

Keep up-to-date with upcoming events and activities in Burngreave by visiting our website events calendar. Organising an event? Publish it for FREE! We need you to help us to keep our calendar up-to-date with all … [Read more]
Some of the succesful graduates of our latest Community Journalism course
Education & Training

Community journalism graduates

Photo by Marek Payne Pictured above are some of the successful graduates of our latest Community Journalism course. Congratulations to all who attended. We would also like to congratulate our volunteer, Surtag Hack, who has … [Read more]
Messenger info
Arts & Culture

Messenger info August 2018

This issue’s team, plus the deadline and publication date for the next issue in September. This issue’s team Kasar Ali, Richard Belbin, Carrie Hedderwick, Saleema Imam, Diana Ionita, Douglas Johnson, Graham Jones, Jamie Marriott, John … [Read more]
Children marching for Burngreave clean air
Children & Young People

Marching for Burngreave clean air

Story by Graham Jones | Photo by Rashad Hassan. Against a background of drastically deteriorating air quality in Burngreave, to which children are particularly susceptible, the march was the culmination of several weeks of preparation … [Read more]
The Paint Factory

Axe You Like It

Story by Adrian Lake | Photo by Richard Belbin The Paint Factory at 163 Rutland Road have agreed to rent their basement to Battle Axe Sheffield. If the application submitted to Sheffield City council is … [Read more]
Pitsmoor Surgery
Health, Fitness & Well-being

Happy 70th birthday to the NHS

Story by Graham Jones This year has seen the 70th Anniversary of the NHS. On 6th July, the Patient Participation Group (PPG) at Pitsmoor Surgery held a birthday celebration in the surgery’s reception. Apart from … [Read more]
Celebrating NHS at Abbeyfied Primary
Health, Fitness & Well-being

Celebrating NHS at Abbeyfield Primary

Story by John Mellor | Photos by Emma Pursehouse A lively and enthusiastic group of children and their parents spent the afternoon of 5th July at a party to celebrate exactly 70 years since the … [Read more]
Ski Village site map
Housing & Buildings

Ski Village to rise from the ashes

Story by Saleema Imam Plans for the old Ski Village site were presented to the community at the Friends of Parkwood Springs AGM, on July 19th. Chair Neill Schofield introduced the two speakers – Chris … [Read more]
Night of the Moon
Projects & People

Night of the Moon

Story and photo by Deborah Blencowe Chaand Raat is an event where women prepare themselves for the Eid celebrations after the month of Ramadan, similar to Christmas Eve. The event, held at Firvale Healthy Living … [Read more]
Sharing Iftar article
Projects & People

Sharing Iftar

Story by Zaheer Uddin The Real Junk Food Project is a project that collects food from local supermarkets that is no longer needed. It has a sharehouse market on Carlisle Street (open Monday to Saturday, … [Read more]
Goodbye yellow bike rides
Crime & Policing

Goodbye yellow bike rides

Story by Kevin Stapleton | Photo by Nico Hall ofo’s yellow bikes quickly became a common sight around Burngreave following their arrival in January, providing a cheap means of getting around the city. Unfortunately, all … [Read more]