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Health, Fitness & Well-being

Epilepsy and me

Story by Rob Wilks I have a mild form of epilepsy which has never held me back. I spent nearly 30 years as a schoolteacher. My pupils were always prepared for my seizures and responded … [Read more]
5 key stage 2 children stood in front of a display of cardboard Big Ben, a tea party and a flag with the queen's face on it.
Children & Young People

Building learning

Story by Amy Palmer | Photo by Cherifa Zaida On Tuesday 14th November the Messenger was lucky enough to be invited to see the creative and inspiring work of pupils at Owler Brook and Whiteways … [Read more]
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Crime & Policing

Thanks to Frances

Story by Jo Cairns Frances Ireson has stood down from Pitsmoor Road Neighbourhood Watch after two years as the group’s co-ordinator. The new joint co-ordinators, Jo Cairns and Richard Westaway, would like to thank Frances … [Read more]
4 children in colourful sarees perform a traditional dance
Faith, Religion & Spirituality

From Navaratri to Diwali

October was a joyous rollercoaster of festivals for Sheffield’s Hindus. First, there was the Navaratri (meaning ‘Nine Nights’) festival, and finally the Dusshera festival. Navaratri honours God as the Divine Mother, whom Hindus worship with … [Read more]
Two men at Hope Allotment Bonfire

Bonfire for Hope

Story by Julia Woollen | Photo by James Woollen Bonfire night was a treat for Hope Community Allotment service users and volunteers on 5th November. When we had planned the event we didn’t know how … [Read more]