Isilda Lang
Projects & People

Isilda Lang 1953-2022

Story by Jamito Lang, Isilda’s eldest son | Photos by Stephen and Jamito Lang and Richard Hanson My mum, former childminder and community warrior Isilda Del Carmen Lang (nee Cuevas-Aguilera), died on Monday 21st February [Read more]
Navigating the menopause
Health, Fitness & Well-being

Demystifying menopause

Story by Dianne Hancock. Menopause, one of those mysteries that confuses both men and women but is rarely talked about. The dictionary definition is “the period in a woman’s life (typically between 45-50) when menstruation [Read more]
Messenger Trustees March 2022
Arts & Culture

Spring Board!

The Messenger secures new Board of Trustees at March AGM On March 1st the Burngreave Messenger held our first Annual General Meeting since before the pandemic. We updated attendees on what’s been happening at the [Read more]
Play-Doh pterosaur.
Arts & Culture

Spot the pigeon

If you’re thinking our Messenger pigeon logo this issue looks more like a pterosaur, then you’re not wrong. Made out of Play-Doh, it was created by Martin Currie at one of the sculpture workshops hosted [Read more]
Police dog Dibley.
Crime & Policing

Police day of action

Story by Sgt. Ben Hall. Burngreave Neighbourhood Team plus traffic officers, colleagues from our tasking team and Police dog Dibley (pictured) started this month with a highly visible operation to tackle criminality. During the day [Read more]
I found my light.
Arts & Culture

I found my light

Story by A.M. (18yrs) Anxiety has affected me since I was 15 and had a massive impact on my sleep, appetite and mental health and always finds any chance to creep up on me, especially [Read more]
All about the sisterhood.
Advice & Support

All about the Sisterhood

Photos by Safiya Saeed Berberaawii. We started this project because there were no activities for girls at this age and there was also a lack of BAME female mentors to support local girls, as well [Read more]