The COVID Community Bus will be in Burngreave from 7th – 11th AUGUST providing lateral flow tests for those without symptoms, free boxes of home testing device kits, vaccination advice, support to book an appointment … [Read more]
A walk-in Pfizer COVID VACCINATION CLINIC will be available at Christ Church Pitsmoor for both first and second doses of the Pfizer jab on Friday 9th July 2021, 1 – 4pm. No appointment needed. No … [Read more]
Story and photo by Alison and Cara. For people living with ME and fibromyalgia, the move to a digital social life has opened up new opportunities. “Zoom sessions have been a complete game changer for … [Read more]
Story by Mohammad Ali, GP. For most people COVID-19 is either mild or has no symptoms. However, significant numbers will end up with severe disease, while others develop critical illness or risk Long Covid symptoms. … [Read more]
Sheffield will move into the Very High (tier 3) category under the government’s COVID-19 local alert system. The restrictions will come into force on Saturday 24th October. The restrictions mean: People must not meet socially … [Read more]
Story and photo by Tim Neal A third local testing centre has opened in Burngreave to help prevent the spread of Covid-19 across the city and within our communities. This is clearly good news for … [Read more]
Story by Carrie Hedderwick. Thank you to the passer-by who took the photo. Introducing the Sheffield Community Contact Tracers (SCCT) & the Burngreave Fir Vale group SCCT, a group of community activists, local volunteers, former … [Read more]
Story by David Kandrac, Independent Roma Consultant & University Student The beginning of Covid-19 pandemic significantly affected the Roma community. There was much concern and fear fed by language barriers and lack of shared information … [Read more]
It’s important to do what you can to reduce the risk of you and other people getting ill with coronavirus. Keep your distance, 2m where possible. Wash your hands with soap and hot water. If … [Read more]
Story and photo by Victor Mujakachi Speaking to a number of asylum seekers about their experiences this year, one man said: “When lockdown came into effect, my wife and children stayed at home. I was … [Read more]
NHS For medical support, follow NHS guidance: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ Mutual aid If you need help with shopping or prescriptions, and have the resources to pay for what you need, you can join the Burngreave mutual aid group … [Read more]
Patrick Meleady of Pitsmoor Adventure Playground has made a heartfelt plea to encourage people to be responsible, to stay off the streets and stay at home to save lives during the Coronavirus pandemic. In … [Read more]
If you want to spread kindness and help support a neighbour who may be self-isolating during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, you can print and deliver them the form below. A local Facebook group – Burngreave … [Read more]
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