All the articles from the printed copy of issue 142, the April 2019 edition of the Burngreave Messenger, are now online. You can see all the issues collected in an index at Issue 142 April … [Read more]
Story and photos by Bibiana Jordan-Horvath 8th April is International Roma Day. Roma culture, heritage, language and traditions are celebrated globally and Sheffield embraced this idea. In these photos are Sheffield activists, educators, mentors and … [Read more]
Sheffield Festival of Debate has been running for five years now, organised by Opus Independents, who are otherwise probably best known for producing Now Then magazine. Three events, in particular, stand out for local residents. … [Read more]
Story by John Malkin | Photo courtesy of Rock Christian Centre The Words4Weapons bin, located on Handley Street, was emptied for a second time recently, revealing a shocking haul of dangerous articles inside. When it … [Read more]
Story by Richard Belbin Three men are currently on trial charged with the murder of Jarvin Blake, a father-of-three who was stabbed and killed in March 2018. A fourth man, Lewis Barker from Parson Cross, … [Read more]
Story and photos by Deborah Blencowe Saturday 30th March 2019 I arrived on Earl Marshall Road at 10am for a little pick that had been arranged. The event was well attended and co-ordinated by our … [Read more]
Story by Kevin Stapelton Oasis Academy, Watermead, announced a new head recently, following the promotion of founding school leader Lynne Goodhand to a regional role with the multi-academy trust. Lynne is replaced by the current … [Read more]
Story and photos by Kasar Ali Originally based in Heeley but now situated in the middle of the Wicker, the Sheffield Space Centre has been going strong for over 40 years. I visited a densely … [Read more]
Story and photos by Deborah Blencowe Welcomed by activity coordinator Julie, I sat with residents in their lounge to listen to some brilliant singing entertainment provided by Paul Anthony – including my all-time karaoke favourite, … [Read more]
Story by Deborah Blencowe and Usha Blackham International Women’s Day has been celebrated again. I had the opportunity to attend two events. One held on Wednesday 13th March at Verdon Recreation Centre and the next … [Read more]
Story by Saleema Imam | Photos by Alex Giblin Price On Thursday April 11th, children and staff from the adventure playground planted hawthorn saplings in Burngreave cemetery with members of the Friends of Burngreave Cemetery. … [Read more]
This years’ environment weeks run from 27th April to 9th June across the city.Burngreave is hosting a number of these events, from the Victorian cemetery chapel, to the wild spaces of Parkwood Springs. Come along and … [Read more]
Story and photo by Carrie Hedderwick Passive? Aggressive? Assertive? Which of these describes the attitude and the method you use to communicate now, and what do you think is the most productive way to communicate? … [Read more]
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