Little Amal puppet.
Arts & Culture

Walk with Amal

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]
Abbeyfield house in the blossom
Arts & Culture

Edible Pitsmoor

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]
What's On featured image
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]
Dark Peak jackets
Arts & Culture

WIN! A Dark Peak jacket

Out and about in Burngreave Local performance outerwear designers Dark Peak have donated two of their lightweight NESSH down jackets for an Out and About in Burngreave competition. For a chance to win one, send [Read more]
Burngreave Cemetery Chapel
Environment

Building for the future

Story and photo by Drew Dallen Both Burngreave Cemetery chapels have had their roofs repaired this month. This is another step on the road to getting these chapels functioning for community use. Now the roofs [Read more]
Quiz March 2020
History & Heritage

Figure it out quiz

Brought to you by quizmaster Graham Jones Around this time of year many Burngreave families are celebrating various festivals. Here’s a quiz to find out what you know about these wintry festivals. 1. Approximately how [Read more]