Story by Carrie Hedderwick Colin Havard is our Community Development Coordinator based mostly in Page Hall Youth Centre. As well as the Page Hall area, Colin oversees work in Fir Vale, Firth Park, Pitsmoor, [Read more]
Retired and have some spare time? Why not volunteer? Meet members of the Burngreave Library team who did just that throughout this issue. If you’re interested in volunteering at Burngreave Library, just pop in and [Read more]
Story by Graham Jones These amazing photos show a river, which runs under the northern part of Burngreave. Bagley Dyke starts in Longley Park and then flows behind Longley estate before going underground through a [Read more]
Interview and photo by Fran Belbin The Messenger interviewed Sergeant Lee Kayne, who leads the Burngreave Neighbourhood Police Team based at Sorby House on Spital Hill: Tell us a bit about yourself. I’ve got 28 [Read more]
Story by Susan Vinall We had a busy, but exciting Christmas at St Cuthbert’s Church on Barnsley Road. Events kicked off with our Carol Singalong on Friday 8th December, an informal evening where we sat [Read more]
Dial 999 (Free) To report an emergency/crime in progress To enable your phone to text 999, text Register to 999 Dial 101 (15p) or visit www.reportingcrime.uk To: • Report a crime that has happened • [Read more]
Story by Jackie Higgins Firshill Tenants and Residents Association (TARA) held their Annual General Meeting and Christmas party on 20th December at the Sheffield United Football Club training centre. A great night was had by [Read more]
Story and photos by Arianne Zajac | Illustration by Saleema Imam For the second time this year the honey extraction process has been carried out by the Burngreave Cemetery Chapel beekeepers. The process involves removing [Read more]
Story by Jacob Hutchinson | Photos courtesy of Endeavour On Wednesday 6th December, Endeavour hosted its first ever Christmas Fayre at their headquarters on Earl Marshal Road. Everybody played their part in making [Read more]
Story by Safiya Saeed Two years ago I visited my father in Burco, Somaliland for the first time since 1977. It is a simple city, where residents have very little. The neighbourhood suffered from anti-social [Read more]
Interview by Fran Belbin | Photo courtesy of Museums Sheffield. Kim Streets is the Chief Executive of Museums Sheffield, and says: I’m from Selby and came to Sheffield in 1986 to do a history degree. The [Read more]
Seventh day celebrations. Story by Elvina Lee. On 17th December, the members of Burngreave Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church served homeless people of Burngreave and further afield a three-course meal as is a yearly tradition. The [Read more]
Story by Richard Belbin Pitsmoor Surgery, on Burngreave Road, has announced a proposal to merge with the Flowers Health Centre, on Wincobank Avenue, as a part of an NHS England plan that wants to see [Read more]
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