Children & Young People

Excelling in exams

Story by Tamikka Reid | Photos courtesy of Longley Sixth Form College Schools across Sheffield, including Fir Vale Academy and Longley Sixth Form College, have achieved remarkable results in their GCSE and A-level results this [Read more]
Surtag Hack at the Messenger volunteers' party
Projects & People

Volunteers’ party

Story by Kim | Photo by James Woollen All at the volunteers’ party had a lovely time on Saturday 24th of August. There were activities for people to enjoy while meeting and chatting together including, [Read more]
Farewell to Diana
Projects & People

Farewell to Diana

Story by Messenger staff The Messenger said farewell to our Office Manager at the beginning of the month. Diana Ionita started with us at the beginning of 2016, as our Project Administrator and soon became [Read more]
The editorial
Arts & Culture

Messenger Editorial

The next edition of the Messenger we will be based around the theme of ‘food’. We will be including a selection of wonderful recipes from some of the many cultures in Burngreave, so if you [Read more]
Ibrar Hussain
Projects & People

Naya Pakistan

Story and photo by Ibrar Hussain My first involvement in Pakistan’s elections was an experience to remember. I went to the old Pakistan and came back from a new Pakistan. How the campaigns work and [Read more]
Universal Credit signpost
Advice & Support

Would you credit it?

Story by Carrie Hedderwick Universal Credit (UC) will be implemented in Burngreave from November and December 2018. The Messenger will be reporting on various aspects of its implementation over the coming issues, starting with a [Read more]
Adnan climped Ben Nevis
Projects & People

Adnan climbed Ben Nevis

Story by Tamikka Reid | Photo by Adnan Hussain Adnan Hussain is a student from Sheffield Hallam University – with a degree in Events and International Leisure Management- who in his spare time, volunteers for [Read more]
Burngreave terror trial
Crime & Policing

Burngreave terror trial

Story by Kevin Stapleton The trial has begun of the two men arrested following raids on Burngreave homes last Christmas. Farhad Salah, 23, of Brunswick Road and Andy Sami Star, 32, of Sheffield Road, Chesterfield [Read more]
Crabtree Ponds September 2

Crabtree cleans up

Story by Deborah Blencowe | Photo by Philip Blencowe The Wildlife Trust last met on Monday 3rd September and did their usual clear up of Crabtree Ponds. The picture shows the lovely state of the [Read more]
Breaking the 'Dahi Handi'
Arts & Culture

Krishna Janmasthami

Story by Suman Shrestha | Photos by Frankie Currie Krishna Janmasthami, also known as Gokulashtami, is an important annual festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, who according to the Hindu religion, is said [Read more]
Lucy with Hazel
Children & Young People

New face for Green City Action

Story by James Woollen Lucy Melleney has recently joined the Green City Action team, taking over from Hazel as the new Development Manager. Lucy joins Jennie Tibbles, Volunteer Coordinator, and Saskia Baker Project Worker. Green [Read more]
Peoples Kitchen - Emilie Taylor
Housing & Buildings

A very stable kitchen

Story and photo by Emilie Taylor Friends of Abbeyfield Park Peoples Kitchen Project has been awarded a substantial grant from Awards for All, and will be working with the Architecture Department at Sheffield University over [Read more]