From Saturday 25th September, local artist Patrick Amber is running a series of weekly lantern making workshops at Abbeyfield House to prepare a welcome party for ‘Little Amal’, the giant puppet of a refugee girl [Read more]
The Friends of Burngreave Cemetery are hosting a bat walk around the cemetery 7-9.30pm on Friday 24th September. The walk will be led by Robert Croxton from Sorby Natural History Society. Meet at the old [Read more]
Local resident Malcolm Camp has set up a Just Giving page to raise money for bins for vulnerable residents. Malcolm, a member of the Pitsmoor Pickers group, says: “Weʼre raising £250 to provide black bins [Read more]
In our 150th edition we highlight the action the people of Burngreave are taking to empower, heal and adjust, and all the articles from the latest issue are now online. In this issue we also feature a pull-out centre section for kids produced by the pupils of Oasis Academy Fir Vale. [Read more]
Story by Graham Jones. Photo by Polly Perkins. Nobody can deny that our bus services are in a mess. They are infrequent, expensive and unreliable. Less polluting buses are needed to tackle environmental and public [Read more]
In 2021 Little Amal (a 3.5 metre tall puppet representing a 9 year old Syrian refugee girl) will begin her 8000 kilometre walk through Europe from the Syria-Turkey border and ending in Sheffield and Manchester. [Read more]
Story by Martin Currie. Photo by James Woollen. Patrick Amber, the local artist we now share with Greece, was on top form during his last visit home. Along with Gary Manton, he gatecrashed the Nottingham [Read more]
Words by Dianne Hancock. Picture by Falak Zeb. It’s every parent’s nightmare to have a child diagnosed with a serious condition but Falak Zeb had to face this challenge twice. In 2001 her newborn daughter [Read more]
Story and main photo by Deborah Egan. Abbeyfield House was built in 1850 by local colliery owner William Pass and bizarrely, he decided to call the house Pitsmoor Abbey despite there being no religious activity [Read more]
Story by Sadia Khan. Photos by Carl Rose. Emilie Taylor is an artist who uses her art for the purpose of storytelling. Her work is an inspiration to many, highlighting the importance of many worldwide [Read more]
Story by Vanesa Dunkova. Unfortunately, the world is being destroyed by deforestation, urbanisation and air pollution. Changes like these have caused climate change, poor air quality and undrinkable water. The first negative impact humans have [Read more]
Story by Y6 USA. Innocent sea animals are being killed. Plastic pollution travels all the way through lakes, streams and rivers demolishing their beautiful habitat. This needs to stop immediately! Almost all the rubbish on [Read more]
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