Advice & Support

Globalmama seeks local home

Story by Amina Souleiman | Photo by Amy Palmer Social enterprise Globalmama have outlined ambitious plans to expand its catering business and community empowerment activities by investing over £300,000 in Burngreave. Globalmama started was in … [Read more]
History & Heritage

Looking good for 145

Story by Samuel Humphrey On 9th September 2017 your local library at Sorby House will be celebrating 145 years of providing the written word in all its forms to Burngreave residents. In 1872 the first … [Read more]
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]
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Children & Young People

Plans submitted for new school

Story by Amy Palmer Images courtesy of Kier construction After receiving news that Fir Vale school had to refuse 73 pupils places for the next academic year it seems timely that planning documents have now been submitted for … [Read more]