History & Heritage

The Great Unwashed

Story by the Local History Group In crowded Victorian cities, the term “the great unwashed” meant the poorest classes of society, who had limited access to clean water. What little they had was obtained from a street pump shared [Read more]
Arts & Culture

Home Sweet Home

Story by James Woollen Photos by Jackie Jones and James Woollen Jackie Jones’ exhibition ‘Home Sweet Home’ at Harland Café introduced the public to a fine collection of photographs displaying topographical images of historical interest taken around [Read more]
A board with "Burngreave Local history Group" at the centre has a display of information and pictures, such as a page for All Saints Church, Pitsmoor.
History & Heritage

History group goes to town

Story and photo by Suzanne Bingham The Burngreave Local History group have spent part of last year researching a subject of personal interest, to create a display that will tour around Sheffield. It has just held pride of [Read more]
A tree with a yellow ribbon and sign reading "Don't Let The Council Kill Me. Use the letter you were sent to complete the survey and object to this tree being removed." Council road workers are in the background.

Burngreave trees condemned

Story and photos by Sam Vines-Stancill The results are in from the council consultation that asked some Pitsmoor and Upper Crabtree residents whether they agree with the proposal to cut down certain roadside trees. Of the 31 [Read more]
Two women performing on stage, one behind waving a red, yellow and green fabric in the air, the one in front looking up and gesturing upwards with her hand
Arts & Culture

Breathing fire

Story by Fatima Barma and Corrine Moss | Photo by Daniel Falekulo Black history month is an international annual observance recognising the contributions of black people to a more equal and progressive society. In celebration [Read more]
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History & Heritage

Petronella and Basil

Story by Saleema Imam Have you ever wondered about the names of the blocks of flats on Orphanage Road and Pitsmoor Road? Basil Griffiths and Petronella Breinburg were once well known members of our local [Read more]
Afro-Caribbean woman in white dress and green headscarf stands and speaks into a microphone, to a group of women sat at tables
Arts & Culture

An audience with my sisters

Photo by Cherifa Zaida On 28th October SADACCA presented ‘An audience with my sisters’, an interactive evening exploring the journey of black women through poetry, song, readings and reasoning. The evening included performances and readings [Read more]
A group of 20 young people stood in a group for the camera.
History & Heritage

What’s new at SADACCA?

Story by SADACCA Photo by Daniel Falekulo SADACCA is a community organisation which was founded in 1984. Heritage Open Day was an opportunity to show ourselves as part of the heritage of Sheffield, through our [Read more]