Story by Richard Belbin | Photo by Nico Hall Faces were wrinkled up in puzzlement last month as various local residents tried to work out why some of our local litterbins are being wrapped in [Read more]
Story by Sasleema Imam | Photos by Victoria Smith Half term saw Ziggy Senkans, SCC ecology officer, lead our annual autumn, family funghi foray in Burngreave cemetery. Despite the council workers having mown most of [Read more]
Story by Neill Schofield, Joint Chair, the Friends of Parkwood Springs Progress towards the re-opening of the Ski Village on Parkwood Springs passed another milestone a few weeks ago, when the council signed an Agreement [Read more]
Story and photo by Tunde Farrand Anyone entering the Burngreave Food Bank is guaranteed to meet Lisa Dernie at the counter, serving hot drinks or cakes, handing out buns and having a kind word to [Read more]
Cartoons by Edgar Lowman. This issue we bring you a couple of classic George and Brian cartoon strips. First up, from back in the December 2012 edition, it’s Edgar’s very first festive George and Brian [Read more]
Story by Safiya Saeed | Photos by Rafiqe Sabran Burngreave has always stood out because of the strong family links, the cultural atmosphere and the familiarity with local businesses. It’s full of fantastic grass-root organisations [Read more]
Story by the Your Local Area team. Activities and provision for children and young people is a key area for councillors and the local community. Ensuring that we are delivering the services that are needed [Read more]
Story and photos by Penny Philcox I think everyone recognises the robin, and they will be appearing on many seasonal cards again this year. Robins are one of our only birds that sing all year [Read more]
Story and photo by Tim Neal Residents at St Catherine’s Nursing Home had another great afternoon’s entertainment to begin celebrating Christmas with food and fun organised by indefatigable activities organiser Julie. The amount of chocolate [Read more]
Story by Tim Neal | Photo by Parisa Ashab Just for kidz is a new organisation with a vision to promote opportunities for challenges, success and independence. Part of this vision is to enable children [Read more]
Story and photos by Tim Neal On Tuesday 19th November, students at Astrea Academy came face-to-face with a lifesize, fire-breathing, paper dragon made from 1,200 A4 pieces of paper. Thirteen metres long, with a wingspan [Read more]
Dear Messenger, I was very interested to read about the Burngreave TARA meeting concerning drug use around Ellesmere Green in the last issue. For far too long drug policy, both locally and nationally, seems to [Read more]
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