Lantern Festival - owl lantern
Arts & Culture

Lantern Festival 2021

Story and photos by Graham Jones On 16th October, Parkwood Springs football pitch was taken over by a range of creatures, both strange and familiar. Some of them had even taken to the trees! After [Read more]
Air monitoring tube

An invisible problem

Story and photo by Graham Jones Poor air quality is an invisible but massive problem. In the UK as many people die from diseases related to air pollution every year as have died from Covid-19. [Read more]
Scarecrow cartoon
Arts & Culture

Scarecrow quiz

Brought to you by quizmaster Graham Jones The magnificent Pitsmoor Scarecrow Festival served to highlight how making scarecrows stretches back around the world for thousands of years. Scarecrows feature in many religions and cultures. They [Read more]
Oasis Academy Fir Vale Modeshift Gold Award winners
Arts & Culture

Gold at Oasis Fir Vale

Story by Graham Jones Oasis Academy Fir Vale have won the prestigious Modeshift Gold Award for demonstrating excellence in supporting cycling, walking and other forms of sustainable travel. On Clean Air day the school had [Read more]
Quiz March 2020
History & Heritage

Figure it out 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. Approximately how [Read more]