Issue 141, the March 2019 issue of the Messenger, is now available to view online. Our team of volunteers have been busy transferring all the articles from the current issue onto the website, and they [Read more]
Story and photo by Messenger Staff On 11th February, Burngreave resident, and Messenger volunteer, Victor Mujakachi was detained under threat of deportation. He was detained when he reported to the Home Office, as have many [Read more]
As noted in the last issue, this is the final issue of the Messenger to be produced with the support of our current National Lottery funding. But, don’t worry, this isn’t the final edition of [Read more]
The next issue of the Messenger will be based around a theme of ‘Language’. As we have noted many times, there are over 75 languages spoken in Burngreave, with examples from every continent. We will [Read more]
Story by Steve Cooke | Photos courtesy of Hannah Isherwood Betty Smalley was a committed socialist and a fighter for social justice, as well as a community activist and a dear friend to many people. [Read more]
Story by Patrick Moran and Deborah Blencowe | Photos by Patrick Moran and Deborah Blencowe Over 70 people braved the cold weather and participated in a litter pick in Fir Vale organised by Fir Vale [Read more]
Story by Richard Belbin The introduction of Universal Credit has, as expected, had a major impact upon advice centres. Since April 2018, 45% of enquiries to Citizens Advice Bureau’s have been related to Universal Credit. [Read more]
Story and photos by Richard Belbin Proving you’re never too old for romance, St Catherine’s Nursing Home celebrated Valentine’s Day with romantic lunches and a wonderful afternoon’s entertainment from singer Paul Anthony. Raymond and Gina [Read more]
Story by Bibiana Jordan-Horvath | Photos by CSSS Czech and Slovak Society Sheffield organised the second CSSS International ‘Fašiangy’ Ball on 2nd March. It took place at the Holiday Inn Victoria promoting the weekend school [Read more]
Story by Graham Jones | Photo courtesy of Arnold Clark To mark the 30th anniversary of the opening of their Sheffield branch on Burngreave Road, Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental presented a cheque for [Read more]
Story by John Malkin | Photo by Richard Belbin New age travellers living near to the former Sheffield ski village have been told they have 28 days to leave the site after losing their legal [Read more]
Story by Suman Shrestha | Photos by Sam Boakye-Yiadom and Anthony J. Hill. Burngreave hosts many communities within its boundaries, including less well recognised ones, such as the Filipino community. This community recently celebrated it’s [Read more]
Story by Carrie Hedderwick I am talking to Dr Lou Millington who has worked at Pitsmoor Surgery for the last seven years. Our topic is Breast Screening Awareness. Screening women to check for breast cancer [Read more]
Story by Theodor Bruckner A health-led employment trial is testing a revolutionary type of support service to help people find and stay in work. Earning a decent living, enjoying work and living a healthy life [Read more]
Congratulations to the Burngreave and Shiregreen Health Visitors Team, who were the runners up for the team category in Best Delivery of Direct Patient Care at this years Sheffield Children’s Hospital Star Awards.
Story & Photos by Suman Shrestha Tunde Farrand has just published for first novel, ‘Wolf Country’ – a work of dystopian fiction. She moved to the UK from Hungary and settled in Sheffield twelve years [Read more]
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