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Projects & People

Awaiting decisions

You may have noticed that this edition of the Messenger is out a week later than stated in the previous edition. This is due to the delay in receiving news of our national lottery bid, … [Read more]
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Projects & People

Messenger editorial

20th anniversary issue The first issue of the Messenger was published in July 1999, and since then we have distributed over one and a quarter million copies of the paper to households in Burngreave. For … [Read more]
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Arts & Culture

A well big lunch

Story by Saleema Imam | Photo by Christine Steers This year’s national Big Lunch Day on Saturday 1st June saw the Friends of Burngreave Cemetery and Pitsmoor Adventure Playground collaborate in providing a fun afternoon’s … [Read more]
Children & Young People

Be an Emosi champion

Story by Graham Parker | Photo courtesy of Ellesmere Children’s Centre A new crowdfunding campaign has been launched to support a much needed new children’s services in Burngreave. Emosi (which means “emotions” in several languages) … [Read more]
Children and families at Pitsmoor Adventure Playground
Children & Young People

Fun and games for Eid

Story by Tariq Aslam | Photo by Noelle Children and families enjoyed fun in the sun in early June as Eid celebrations took over at Sheffield’s award winning Pitsmoor Adventure Playground. The barbecue celebrations took … [Read more]
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Children & Young People

Oasis’ golden pick up

Story by Kevin Stapleton | Photo courtesy of Oasis Academy Fir Vale Oasis Academy Fir Vale held a week of events for pupils, staff and parents to raise awareness of recycling, picking up litter and … [Read more]
Environment

Litter Busters

Story by Lucy Davies | Photos by Fran Belbin and Safiya Saeed If you were out and about on the roads around Rock Street, Melrose Road and Spital Hill on Saturday 18th May, you might … [Read more]
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Advice & Support

Tales of learning English

Story by Liz Allen Held over from the last language themed issue, WEA tutor Liz Allen tells us about some of her Burngreave ESOL class’s experiences of learning English. Language Experiences Ifraax’s story: “I was … [Read more]