The festive quiz December 2019
Arts & Culture

The Festive Quiz

Brought to you by quizmaster Graham Jones Around this time of year many Burngreave families are celebrating various festivals. Here’s a quiz to find out what you know about these wintry festivals. 1. In some … [Read more]
Staff and pupils at Oasis Academy
Children & Young People

Fighting for air

Story by Graham Jones | Photo by Rashad Hassan, courtesy of Oasis Fir Vale Academy International Clean Air day started early in Burngreave this year. On Wednesday 19th June Oasis Fir Vale primary academy held … [Read more]
Language quiz.
Arts & Culture

Language quiz

Brought to you by quiz master Graham Jones Our personal use of language is as individual as our fingerprint or DNA, but it changes over the course of our lives. Our language or accent can … [Read more]
Abbeyfield Park Arch - Graham Jones
Arts & Culture

Issue 141 quiz answer

In the last edition, Graham had got himself lost just outside the Messenger offices, by the millennium gateway entrance to Abbeyfield Park. Feel free to drop by and say ‘hello’ and ‘thank you’.
Sam Wardle photo courtesy of Northern General Hospital history group
History & Heritage

A tragic homecoming

Samuel Wardle was born on 19th October 1897 the son of James Wardle and Mary Marshall who already had six children. James died in 1905 and was buried in Burngreave Cemetery. Mary married Edward Hannah in 1906. … [Read more]