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Scarecrow cartoon
Arts & Culture

Scarecrow quiz

Brought to you by quizmaster Graham Jones The magnificent Pitsmoor Scarecrow Festival served to highlight how making scarecrows stretches back around the world for thousands of years. Scarecrows feature in many religions and cultures. They … [Read more]
Pitsmoor Adventure Playground Staff Team Photo
Children & Young People

Making play safer for all

Story by John Malkin | Photos by Katie Lee Pitsmoor Adventure Playground is part of a consortium of playgrounds that are leading the way in playground safety. Along with their partners at Highfields Adventure Playground, … [Read more]
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Ruženka and Jana
Arts & Culture

We meet again

Story by Tim Neal | Photos by Tim Neal and from Ruženka’s personal collection Ruženka Pokutova was 19 years old when Jana Belišová first heard her singing. Jana, a Slovakian ethnographer and musicologist, had been … [Read more]
Benefits of screening
Advice & Support

Our health matters

Story by Carrie Hedderwick I’m a patient at Pitsmoor Surgery and I’m talking to Dr Hobbs about the cervical cancer screening programme. The number of women coming to the surgery for the check up is … [Read more]
Arts & Culture

SAGE sing away the blues

Story by Ruby Munson-Hirst Burngreave based mental health charity, SAGE, run a women’s community singing group Singing Through the Seasons every Monday (term time) between 12.30-2.30pm, at The Welcome Centre, Nottingham Street. The group welcomes … [Read more]
Education & Training

Ready Steady Cook

Story by Tamikka Reid | Photo by Graham Booth Sheffield based youth charity Endeavour is this week unveiling its brand new teaching kitchen at their headquarters in Fir Vale. The kitchen features eight stations with … [Read more]
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Arts & Culture

An Unforgettable Date

Story by Carrie Hedderwick | Photos courtesy of Adnan Hussain Meet Adnan Hussain who has recently completed his short novel ‘An Unforgettable Date’ about a gay couple’s love affair. How not only two, but three … [Read more]
Guides go camping.
Children & Young People

Carry on camping

Story and photo by Gillian Andrews The 186th St Catherine’s guides teamed up with the 39th Wisewood Unit to hold a ‘back to basics’ camp at Hesley Wood. St Catherine’s Ranger leader, Kirsty Andrews, is … [Read more]