Hello, I’d like to introduce myself as the Burngreave and Pitsmoor Neighbourhood Sergeant for those of you who I haven’t met. My name is Ben, I’m Police Sergeant 1528 Ben Hall, and I’ve been the [Read more]
Story by Richard Belbin Four men have been found guilty of the murder last March of Jarvin Blake. They received sentences totalling 72 years for the killing of the father of three. Jarvin was with [Read more]
Story by Michael Wright | Photo by Julius Turner On Wednesday 25th April, Michael Smith MBE, CEO of the UK’s leading weapon collections charity Words 4 Weapons (W4W), was present for the opening of the [Read more]
Interview and photo by Fran Belbin The Messenger interviewed Sergeant Lee Kayne, who leads the Burngreave Neighbourhood Police Team based at Sorby House on Spital Hill: Tell us a bit about yourself. I’ve got 28 [Read more]
Story and photo by Nathan Standley Recent break-ins and attempted break-ins at Pitsmoor community buildings emphasise the importance of reporting near misses to aid crime prevention. On Sunday 11th November, vandals smashed the [Read more]
Story by Fran Belbin Violent and drug related incidents in Burngreave this summer have attracted media attention, most recently a £50,000 drug bust on Holtwood Road. Neighbourhood crime statistics indicate that there has been some [Read more]
Story and photos by Fran Belbin Many residents have been relieved to see an increased police presence around Spital Hill and Ellesmere Green following a series of violent incidents, including a shooting and stabbings. A [Read more]
Following the violent incidents that have taken place in recent days, Gill Furniss MP and local councillors have been visiting the Spital Hill and Ellesmere Green area to listen to residents and business owners and [Read more]
Story by Amy Palmer On around midday outside Diamond Hand Car Wash (formerly Bubbles) on Burngreave Road a man was attacked by a gang using metal bars. Police attended and the area was cordoned off. [Read more]
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