Story by Saira Nadeem Fibromyalgia is a long term condition causing pain all over the body. It is accompanied by increased sensitivity to pain, muscle stiffness and fatigue. Living with fibromyalgia and chronic pain may [Read more]
Story by Diana Tottle Local charity, SAGE Greenfingers is about more than just gardening. Over the autumn, we have been on some exciting and interesting day trips. In October, Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet provided us with [Read more]
Dear Messenger, I’m a 40-something disabled person. My condition is neurological and an invisible illness. When I use my disabled person’s bus pass I get a double look from some drivers. If I sit in [Read more]
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]
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]
Story by Janet Lawson | Photo by Mohammed Ziarat One evening in October, Fir Vale Academy celebrated the achievement of students present and past with a light and sound show that transported the audience through the [Read more]
Story by Ann Dawson Our forest school, led brilliantly by Shayne Stokes, has three areas: the forest, the pond and a planting area. It is used by children from F1 (nursery) right through to Year [Read more]
As a Western Muslim I grew up affected as much by Catholic family and friends as Muslim ones, particularly at Christmas. The party of hot chocolate, gifts and unknown relatives that I always waited for [Read more]
Winning entries The winning entries for the children’s anti-litter campaign poster were chosen by Councillors Talib Hussain, Mark Jones and Locality Officer Naomi Hinch. The project was supported by Pitsmoor Adventure Playground and funded by [Read more]
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]
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]
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