Winter 2021 Issue 151 online

Burngreave Messenger Winter 2021 spread

All the articles from the latest issue are collected at:

Burngreave Messenger online: Winter 2021 Issue 151

In this issue we feature a Mini Messenger pull out section for young people produced by Reach Up Youth (Big Brother Burngreave) which is also here on our website at:

Reach Up Youth Mini Messenger online

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This issue’s logo

Each issue this year features a new version of our logo designed by a local person. This time around it is by our featured artist, photographer James Woollen.

Please send in your own take on the Messenger pigeon/dove, a photo, drawing, painting or sculpture.

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This issue’s team:

Ali Bird, Saleema Imam, Graham Jones, Victor Mujakachi, Tim Neal and Yasmin Plews.
Sub Editor: Colette Wymer
Design: Jamie Marriott
Editor/Project Manager: Polly Perkins

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