Dear Messenger, I was very interested to read about the Burngreave TARA meeting concerning drug use around Ellesmere Green in the last issue. For far too long drug policy, both locally and nationally, seems to [Read more]
Dear Messenger, When visiting Sorby House recently, I attempted to use my Blue Badge to park nearby, in one of the very few disabled parking spaces available in the area. Unfortunately, I was unable to, [Read more]
Dear Editor, In response to the article ‘Express yourself, empower yourself’ featured in the February edition of the Burngreave Messenger, I was very pleased to read that young people from Burngreave are taking part in [Read more]
Dear Editor, I write in response to the letters which appeared recently in the Burngreave Messenger in support of volunteer libraries. The letter from Martin Jordin states that he takes “issue with his implication that [Read more]
Hi, I have seen double black bins in Firth Park, near Stubbin Lane, one for general litter and the other for cans, plastic bottles, etc. Why isn’t the council providing double bins outside Page Hall. [Read more]
Dear Messenger, I agree with Mr Vaughan in the last issue of The Messenger that it would be good to have a fully-funded, professionally staffed library in Burngreave. However, I take issue with his implication [Read more]
Some readers will know that Rock Christian Centre saved the little chapel on Handley Street from closure back in 2016 and have transformed it into ‘The Lighthouse.’ This is a drop in centre for the [Read more]
I was saddened to see the state of the former Burngreave Library building (now the Rock Christian Centre offices) on Spital Hill recently. Burngreave has high numbers of adults and children who speak English as [Read more]
The council are scratching their heads asking why the ofo bike scheme hasn’t worked in Sheffield and I would have thought it was obvious. People desperately need bikes and can’t afford them. Everyone in my [Read more]
Dear Messenger, I would like to thank John Grayson and Violet Dickinson for their article “Housing plight of the vulnerable” (Messenger 134) which brings out the actual situation and environment of B&B’s. We ourselves are [Read more]
Hi, I am contacting you out of complete frustration, I have a child who has ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and was supposed to have received his school place in April, like all other 5 year [Read more]
Dear Sir/Madam, Burngreave Cemetery is unique in having a designated cemetery warden who is responsible for locking and unlocking the gates, and reporting issues back to Bereavement Services. This post was created 25 years ago, [Read more]
Dear Messenger, As you may know, Y6s around the country did their Standard Attainment Tests (SATs) on the 14th – 17th May. This would include: reading, maths, spelling and grammar. They have worked very hard [Read more]
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