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March 2018 Issue 133 online

All the articles from the printed copy of issue 133, the March 2018 edition of the Burngreave Messenger, are now online. It was a ‘creativity’ themed edition, showcasing stories, poetry, photography and the various artistic [Read more]
Arts & Culture

Pioneering spirit

Story by Richard Belbin | Photo by Peter Applerock There was standing room only for the latest film from Fir Vale Community Hub’s Digital Media Centre. ‘Pioneers – Made in Sheffield’ is a documentary about [Read more]
Burngreave Messenger Issue 133 March 2018
Arts & Culture

SADACCA Ambassadors event

Story by Rob Smith SADACCA recently played host to the Black-led theatre and short film company, Eclipse. Clinton McCoy introduced the Eclipse representative Jyothi Giles who informed us of the production company’s further intentions to [Read more]
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Arts & Culture

Pot of gold

Story by Jill DesForges I have been writing creatively for a number of years. For a few years I was a member of a women’s writing group and was inspired by a poem called ‘Round [Read more]
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Arts & Culture

Unprolific comedy writer

Story by Danny Antrobus I’m a very unprolific comedy writer. A few of my sketches and jokes have featured on BBC Radio 4 Extra’s topical comedy show, Newsjack. And I regularly write material for Newsrevue, [Read more]
Cemetery window and flowers
Arts & Culture

Remembering lost souls

Story by Victoria Smith | Photos by Frankie Currie, Victoria Smith and Richard Belbin I became artist in residence at Burngreave Cemetery Mortuary Chapel in the summer of 2014, the weekend the Tour de France [Read more]
Christine Ramsay
Arts & Culture

Christina Ramsey

Photo by Fran Belbin I became a volunteer at Burngreave Library because it is a well needed and valued community resource. This has given me the opportunity to contribute some time and energy to the [Read more]
Ashlee Male
Health, Fitness & Well-being

Spinning records

Story by Fran Belbin | Photo by Nico Hall Ashlee Male, who featured in Issue 130 of the Messenger has made it into the record books now that her World Record for the most hula [Read more]
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Arts & Culture

Final Frontier

Story and page design by Martin Currie | Photos by Alan Blay I first met Alan Blay at a party. Conversation wasn’t really flowing, so I resorted to asking “what do you do?” Apparently, he [Read more]