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History & Heritage

Romancing the stones: urban geology

Story and photos by Scott Engering. During the COVID-19 Pandemic, as a geologist and photographer, I set out to further explore local ‘urban geology’, Burngreave Cemetery being a particular highlight. Entering by the main gates, [Read more]
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]
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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]
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]