Burngreave Messengers display
Arts & Culture

Future in the balance

As this edition of the Messenger goes to print, we are awaiting the result of our latest application to the Big Lottery Fund for a further two years’ of funding. Whilst we are waiting to [Read more]
Festival of Debate
Arts & Culture

Festival of Debate

Sheffield Festival of Debate has been running for five years now, organised by Opus Independents, who are otherwise probably best known for producing Now Then magazine. Three events, in particular, stand out for local residents. [Read more]
The Editorial April 2019
Arts & Culture

Messenger Editorial

This edition of the Messenger has a theme of ‘Language’. There are so many aspects of the topic, we know we have missed many of them out. If there are any topics you would like [Read more]
Taking Knives off the street
Crime & Policing

Taking knives off the street

Story by John Malkin | Photo courtesy of Rock Christian Centre The Words4Weapons bin, located on Handley Street, was emptied for a second time recently, revealing a shocking haul of dangerous articles inside. When it [Read more]

Litter pick dumped on

Story and photos by Deborah Blencowe Saturday 30th March 2019 I arrived on Earl Marshall Road at 10am for a little pick that had been arranged. The event was well attended and co-ordinated by our [Read more]
Children & Young People

A new headmaster for Watermead

Story by Kevin Stapelton Oasis Academy, Watermead, announced a new head recently, following the promotion of founding school leader Lynne Goodhand to a regional role with the multi-academy trust. Lynne is replaced by the current [Read more]
Tree planting
Children & Young People

New life in the cemetery

Story by Saleema Imam | Photos by Alex Giblin Price On Thursday April 11th, children and staff from the adventure playground planted hawthorn saplings in Burngreave cemetery with members of the Friends of Burngreave Cemetery. [Read more]
Group of women who took part in a short course, run by the Messenger
Advice & Support

Finding your voice

Story and photo by Carrie Hedderwick Passive? Aggressive? Assertive? Which of these describes the attitude and the method you use to communicate now, and what do you think is the most productive way to communicate? [Read more]
Pitsmoor Road - Ray Black
History & Heritage

What’s in a name?

Story by Saleema Imam | Photos by Ray Black and Graham Jones What is a ‘greave’, and why did we burn it? If you’ve ever wondered how some of our local place names came about, [Read more]