In our 150th edition we highlight the action the people of Burngreave are taking to empower, heal and adjust, and all the articles from the latest issue are now online. In this issue we also feature a pull-out centre section for kids produced by the pupils of Oasis Academy Fir Vale. [Read more]
Editorial by Polly Perkins, interim editor. Burngreave’s community has worked hard to face the pandemic with a solution-focused generosity. Other than shelter, food, health and safety, the three things people need in order to feel [Read more]
As we go to press we know there will be extra restrictions announced that will be imposed before you read this. We can’t be certain that we can produce and distribute another edition before Christmas, [Read more]
Our next edition is due to be published early in Ramadam and we hope current events will allow this. We’ll keep our website updated with any changes so do check in at www.burngreavemessenger.org The Messenger [Read more]
A couple of errors slipped into the Wensley Park article in the last issue. The TARA Chair is Wathek Gabor, not Mustafa Ahmed, who is their treasurer. The group also received funding from the Graves [Read more]
20th anniversary issue The first issue of the Messenger was published in July 1999, and since then we have distributed over one and a quarter million copies of the paper to households in Burngreave. For [Read more]
The next issue of the Messenger will be based around a theme of ‘Language’. As we have noted many times, there are over 75 languages spoken in Burngreave, with examples from every continent. We will [Read more]
The next issue of the Messenger – the last of our current Lottery funded issues – will be based around the theme of ‘Volunteers and Volunteering.’ We want to show the variety of work volunteers [Read more]
The Messenger office will be closed over the holidays from 21st December, re-opening on 7th January. Our phone lines and emails will still be working though, so if you do have a story, let us [Read more]
This issue’s team, plus the deadline and publication date for the next issue in September. This issue’s team Kasar Ali, Richard Belbin, Carrie Hedderwick, Saleema Imam, Diana Ionita, Douglas Johnson, Graham Jones, Jamie Marriott, John [Read more]
Denial of NHS treatment to the Windrush generation, the loss of jobs, and the withdrawal of welfare benefits has caused deaths, and huge disruption, upset and mistrust by people who have every right to be [Read more]
Welcome to the ‘Creativity’ themed edition of the Messenger. I couldn’t have asked for a more pleasing way to begin my editorship. We could easily have filled the whole paper twice over with the material [Read more]
Correction: In last issue’s article ‘What the trees tell us’ we printed that students from Fir Vale School took part in environmental activities with Sheffield Environmental Movement. This should in fact have read ESOL students [Read more]
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