All the articles from the printed copy of issue 129, the September 2017 ‘History and Heritage’ themed edition of the Burngreave Messenger, are now online. See all the articles collected in an index at September [Read more]
Story by Diana Tottle | Photo by Ruby Munson-Hirst On Thursday 10th August, SAGE welcomed members, staff and friends to their Grimesthorpe site for their annual open day. Guests were welcomed by myself and Councillor Jackie [Read more]
Story and photo by Christine Steers On Sunday 13th Aug 2017, about noon, a parade of motorcycles drove in to the cemetery. We looked at each other in trepidation, but they sounded like “proper” motor [Read more]
Story by Irshad Akbar | Photo by Leroy Wenham SYAC in conjunction with the Sheffield City Region Launchpad programme held a networking event for Burngreave businesses. Over 40 business representatives attended and learned about the [Read more]
Story and photo by Michael Wright It was a pleasant if not mixed bag of weather on a Saturday 19th August when Willowbeck Care Home held its annual Summer fair. There were stalls selling crafts [Read more]
Story by Gillian Andrews | Photo by Ally Revill On 11th August the girls from 186th Sheffield Guides and Rangers, based in Burngreave, set off from St Catherines School on an adventure to Switzerland. As [Read more]
Story by Rachel Smith | Photos by Tia Wilkinson At 8.30am on 30th August the local community gathered once again for an annual trip to Ingoldmells. Margaret Hill, who has been arranging coach trips for [Read more]
Story by Mark Jones | Photo by John Mellor Headlines are often dramatic. They are meant to catch the reader’s attention and drag them into the story. However, these headlines often overlook the real people, [Read more]
Story and photo by Matt Needham The Church family at the 120 year old Trinity Firvale Methodist Church took the difficult decision last year to cease to worship at the Church in 2017. The decision [Read more]
Story by Carrie Hedderwick Parkwood Springs is an amazing natural ‘wild’ space close to the centre of the city of Sheffield. There is woodland and heath, open parkland, and a range of natural habitats. There [Read more]
Story by Graham Jones | Photos courtesy of The Hospital History group Northern General Hospital was established in 18 78 as Fir Vale Workhouse. Goddard Hall was the children’s home and still stands in the [Read more]
Story and photo by Farhaan Warsame The Vestry Hall was built in 1864 as parish offices for the township of Burngreave, which was outside of the Sheffield boundary in those days. Since then the Vestry [Read more]
Story by Graham Jones | Photo by Amy Palmer On 8th September, as part of Sheffield Walking Festival, I led a walk of around twenty people to celebrate our welcoming community in Burngreave. We took [Read more]
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