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]
Litter Pick Group Firth Park Road, Page Hall
Environment

Page Hall picked clean

Story and top photo by Deborah Blencowe | Litter art photo courtesy of Endeavour Over 100 people turned out for the Sheffield Litter Pickers organised pick around Firth Park Road and Page Hall on Saturday [Read more]
Knit and Natter Group Picture
Arts & Culture

Knitting and Nattering

Story by Val Ellis | Photo by John Mellor The Friday Knit & Natter group held at St Peter’s Church are currently working on a project ‘A Door to Somewhere for the Flourish’ arts and [Read more]
Health page August 2018
Health, Fitness & Well-being

Weekly local physical activities

Produced by SOAR volunteers. Please note this is not the whole programme of physical activities in the area. Mondays Zumba – Term time only 1.30 – 2.30pm At Verdon Recreation Centre, Verdon Street, Sheffield S3 [Read more]
Burngreave's Big Brothers
Projects & People

Burngreave’s Big Brothers

Story and photo by Richard Belbin It’s a sIt’s a simple idea: a project run by teenage boys, for teenage boys, bringing them together to do something positive with their time and in their community.  [Read more]
Pye Bank Step Up
Education & Training

Pye Bank Step Up

Story by Smaira Sadique The national Festival of Learning, formerly Adult Learners Week, now in its 26th year is the biggest celebration of lifelong learning in England. It was celebrated in Sheffield on Wednesday 20th [Read more]
Aden Port Volleyball Team Celebrate being League Champions
Sport & Physical Activity

Aden Port crowned champions

Story and photos by Nasr M Alesayi For the third year in a row, the Southern Youth Forum (SYF) held a 4 week volleyball tournament in Verdon Recreation Centre. The league had the active participation [Read more]
Musa Sami Musa receiving the award for most improved player in the under 10s
Children & Young People

Steelers Super Season

Story and photo by Saleh Alnoud Aden Steelers football club rounded off a successful season with their awards night, held at Firth Park School on June 19th. Presentations were made to over 120 kids aged [Read more]
Arts & Culture

Celebrating Active Burngreave

Well over 200 people came together on July 14th to help congratulate the achievements of the groups supported by Active Burngreave. Active Burngreave is a partnership between Comic Relief and Sports England that encourages people [Read more]
9 children smiling
Children & Young People

Silver for St Catherine’s

The South Yorkshire Summer Games were held in Sheffield on July 10th, and amongst the 42 medal winners were a team from St Catherine’s primary school. The School Games is a National Lottery funded initiative [Read more]
Don't get stressed
Education & Training

Don’t get stressed

Story by Angela Barrows Congratulations to those who have completed their exams this year. We know it can be stressful but what an achievement and thank goodness it’s over for another year! Exam results day [Read more]
Health, heal and hope
Health, Fitness & Well-being

Health, healing and hope

Story and photo by E. Lee The Burngreave Seventh-day Adventist Church Health Department organised a week of ‘Health, healing and hope’ between 9th -15th July. This coincided with the NHS’ 70th Anniversary, and there was [Read more]
Member of the Ellesmere Youth Project
Children & Young People

Messenger Youth Survey

Story and Photo by Richard Belbin What do young people want nowadays? Where do they find their news from? What facilities do they want in the local area? As part of our mission to improve [Read more]