Story and photo by Shuna Beckett church is a food bank with a difference. It brings members of the community together to interact, share and grow in confidence in a friendly, open and non-judgmental environment. … [Read more]
Story by Arsalan Othman | Photo by Bridget Ingle Previously I was in the Messenger after winning gold at the British Universities Boxing Championships. Now I have another big achievement in that I have finally … [Read more]
Farhaan Warsame I came to Sheffield in 2002. I spoke a little bit of English and did not have any skills to get a job. My life was very boring and lacked social relationships. Therefore … [Read more]
Story by Patrick Meleady | Photo by Pitsmoor Adventure Playground A group of North Sheffield, volunteers and staff including representatives from a project Exploring Utopia with Pitsmoor Adventure Playground and Tesco’s Community Champions, were commended for their … [Read more]
Richard Hanson photo competition The winner of last issue’s ‘learning’ photo contest is Cameron Gregory, with his picture of coloured pencils. Dekhra Al-afif is our runner up, with a picture, taken in Egypt, of hieroglyphics … [Read more]
Story by Huw Thomas | Photo by Jess Hanson Christmas saw the return of the Pitsmoor tradition of the ‘Scratch Nativity’ at Christ Church. Adults and children turned up on the day and started from scratch, without casting … [Read more]
At the St Peter’s scratch nativity, participants also came dressed up in imaginative costumes – don’t miss the unicorn in the photo!
Story and photo by John Mellor On 18th December many families joined in a Christingle celebration at St Peter’s. In recent years this has become a popular event in the celebration of Christmas. Before the service a team … [Read more]