Pye Bank children with their Eid-Al-Fitr explanations.
Children & Young People

Eid-Al-Fitr explained

By Pye Bank pupils Fatima Abdillahi and Laial Al-Basit. Photos courtesy of Pye Bank School. Pupils at Pye Bank were asked to write and explain Eid-Al-Fitr Fatima: Eid -Al- Fitr is a sacred, joyous Muslim [Read more]
Abbeyfield Park Arch - Graham Jones
Environment

Friends of Abbeyfield Park

Story by Lyn Brandon. The long year of Covid-19 has impacted on many community activities across Burngreave. Our parks and open green spaces have been a lifeline for so many. Abbeyfield Park provides an outdoor [Read more]
SAGE Singing Group
Health, Fitness & Well-being

SAGE singers move to Zoom

Story by Amy Sage at Greenfingers Over lockdown our singers moved onto Zoom and WhatsApp . Here’s a lovely quote from a group member: “Even though I don’t attend zoom meetings. I can see how [Read more]
Savoury mushroom Pierogi on a plate.
Arts & Culture

Savoury mushroom Pierogi

Recipe and photo by Ange Droddowski. Pierogi are unbelievably versatile. Any filling you like can go in them, sweet or savoury.  I first ate pierogi in Ukraine when I went, with my brothers, to meet [Read more]
Taking the Knee in Sheffield city centre.
Crime & Policing

George Floyd: One year on

Story by Yasmin Plews, Nicola Newman, and Jasmine Givnan, TTK anti-racist activists. Photo by Polly Perkins. A year has passed since we were locked down, synchronised as one with TV shows, online memes and Tiktok [Read more]
GP Mohammad Ali
Health, Fitness & Well-being

Cultural barriers to vaccinations

Story by Mohammad Ali, GP. For most people COVID-19 is either mild or has no symptoms. However, significant numbers will end up with severe disease, while others develop critical illness or risk Long Covid symptoms. [Read more]
Dianne Hancock
Health, Fitness & Well-being

As one door opens…

Story by Dianne Hancock. For some people, a year of recurring lockdowns has been a tough time, there has been loss, isolation and huge changes to ordinary life. For others it’s brought unexpected bonuses: more [Read more]
Healthwatch Sheffield
Health, Fitness & Well-being

Speak Out! – About HEALTH

Healthwatch and the Burngreave Messenger want to hear from YOU. Tell us about your health, share helpful tips and encourage greater health in our community by using your community paper to share what’s worked and [Read more]