History & Heritage

Pakistan Independence Celebrations

Story by Mohammad Nazir Raja Mohammed Akram, the owner of Eastern Eye in Page Hall organised a very colourful event to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Pakistan Independence Day. Raja Akram has been organising a … [Read more]
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Advice & Support

Give us your feedback…

The Burngreave Messenger is currently funded primarily by a Reaching Communities grant from the Big Lottery. To show the lottery that we are having a positive impact on the community we need feedback from you … [Read more]
12 children from different ethnic backgrounds aged 2-13 stand in a playpark with play leaders in front of signs they have made on chalkboards saying 'peace and love'
Crime & Policing

Call for peace in Burngreave

Following the violent incidents that have taken place in recent days, Gill Furniss MP and local councillors have been visiting the Spital Hill and Ellesmere Green area to listen to residents and business owners and … [Read more]
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Crime & Policing

Gang related incidents

A number of people have spoken to the Messenger about increasing levels of gang violence in the area.  Along with other community organisations we have approached the police and local councillors to request a response … [Read more]
A police car parked in front of the blue cordoned off frontage of Diamond Hand Car Wash
Crime & Policing

Car related assaults

Story by Amy Palmer On around midday outside Diamond Hand Car Wash (formerly Bubbles) on Burngreave Road a man was attacked by a gang using metal bars. Police attended and the area was cordoned off. … [Read more]
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Photo competition

Richard Hanson photo competition

Judged by James Woollen and Jess Janson Thank you to everyone who sent in a photo for the ‘Spring’ themed photo competition. Our judges chose Cameron Gregory’s photo of snowdrops as the overall winner. However, … [Read more]