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Advice & Support

Sanctuary in the garden

ASSIST Sheffield provides accommodation, information and support to people who are seeking sanctuary and have been refused asylum. Without legal status, not being allowed to work, or access any form of statutory support, people become homeless and destitute in our city. The eight ASSIST houses in Pitsmoor, Firvale and Firth Park have four bedrooms, each room housing an asylum seeker. The Messenger visited some of the residents in these houses and spoke to a few who have become keen gardeners. [Read more]
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Health, Fitness & Well-being

Wensley Park Fun Day

A big thank you to everyone who helped set up, run and participate in the Wensley Fun Day, Monday 16th August 2021. There was a great festival atmosphere, and it was amazing to see so [Read more]
What's On Autumn 2021
Arts & Culture

What’s on in Burngreave

To add to our community listings calendar, send your event info (30 words or less) to listings@burngreavemessenger.org Anything we’ve missed can go on our online calendar. Friends of Burngreave Cemetery Sunday 19th September Apple day [Read more]
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Arts & Culture

What’s on in Burngreave

To add to our community listings calendar, send your event info (30 words or less) to listings@burngreavemessenger.org Anything we’ve missed can go on our online calendar: Saturday 5th June: Annual Well Dressing and Big Lunch [Read more]
MANN in the park
Advice & Support

MAAN’s response to Covid 19

Story and photo by Sharmarke Ismail When the restrictions eased MAAN encouraged people to be safely active and socialise in Abbeyfield Park- some elders enjoyed football and others did park walks. Misinformation and disinformation MAAN [Read more]
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Faith, Religion & Spirituality

Zia Ul Khan awarded the BEM

Story by Victor Mujakachi. Photo by Muhammad Saleh. Burngreave’s own Zia Ul Khan, was awarded the British Empire Medal for his services to the community. The BEM is an award for meritorious service worthy of [Read more]