Dr McCullough standing on some rocks, with a hat, a rucksack and some paperwork in his hand. He is smiling looking at the camera.
Projects & People

Dr Hugh McCullough retires

Story by Linda Jones and Carrie Hedderwick | Photo by Kate McCullough Local GP Hugh McCullough will be retiring in June after working at Pitsmoor Surgery since 1985. He has enjoyed working in the area, “It’s [Read more]
Yvonne standing on grass, on top of a cliff, with her black dog by her side. She is dressed for walking, wearing sandals and shorts and a vest top. The wind has blown her pony tail to one side. She is smiling. The sea and sky are in the background, the sun is shining.
Projects & People

Challenge 65

Story by Farhaan Warsame | Photo by Jane Skinner Yvonne Hayes from the former Rainbow’s End charity shop has set herself a challenge for her 65th birthday to run, swim and cycle a total of 65 miles, volunteer [Read more]
20 young people and young children posing for a photograph in front of a poster advertising Awesome Walls
Children & Young People

Muslim Scout section takes off

Story by Marwah, Safa, Rohan, Idris, Ayaan, Ehsan, Haamid, Haroon, Anum, Hafwah, Aleem, Lybah, Hamza, Haanjah, Haiqah and Harris | Photo by Shirecliffe Scouts We are the 39th Sheffield Shirecliffe Scout group, based in the Yorkshire Muslim [Read more]
a still pond, in the shade.
Children & Young People

Pupils’ perfect pond

Story by Fimi and Aimen Y4RH | Photo provided by St Catherine’s school Year 4 at St Catherine’s school made a pond because we were learning about how small actions can change the world.  We started at [Read more]
a man dressed in a police uniform standing in front of a screen
Crime & Policing

Chief plod gives the nod

Story and photo by Graham Jones Chief Constable Stephen Watson, the head of South Yorkshire Police, came to the Vestry Hall in Burngreave on 3rd May as part of a series of discussions with local [Read more]
a picture of Shafaz, she is wearing a light blue headscarf.
Health, Fitness & Well-being

Volunteer for health

Shafaz has been volunteering for SOAR for almost four years. She came to us via the Health Trainer programme when she attended a twelve week healthy eating course. After making many positive changes in her lifestyle, she went on to complete [Read more]
Group of eight people standing, six women and two men, six of them wearing a riding helmet over their heads.the photo is made in a field where horseback riding.

Sheffield Environmental Movement

Story and photo by Maxwell Ayamba The Sheffield Environmental Movement (SEM) focusses on ethnic minority involvement with nature and is currently delivering two projects with Byron Wood Academy Primary School and Hillsborough College, Fir Vale Centre. Firstly, ‘Bringing OPAL to Urban Young [Read more]
In the photo we can see two men and one woman, sitting around a table having a conversation.
Local Politics

Burngreave works miracles

Story and photo by Amy Palmer On 26th May MP Gill Furniss met Burngreave Works staff and their clients, who are being supported to look for work. Burngreave Works was originally set up as ‘Burngreave Opportunities’, a New [Read more]
In the photo we can see a colorful bouquet of flowers, made by craft materials inside of a glass jar in a very nice decorated table.
Arts & Culture


Story by Nikky Sentence (Eden Fir Vale) On Wednesday 10th May, Wensley Community Centre was transformed into an exhibition space displaying artwork from pupils at Owler Brook Primary School, in partnership with Eden Fir Vale, a Christian youth and community team all [Read more]
Group of six children, three girls and three children, dressed taekwondo clothes proudly showing their certificates.
Children & Young People

Taekwondo champions

Story and photo by Craig Wallace (instructor) I’m happy to announce that we have a new batch of black belts who passed the British Taekwondo National Grading on 1st April in Nottingham. Following on from their success [Read more]
Audience backwards and three actors wearing a bright yellow dress on stage performing. With a big window in the background.
Arts & Culture

SAGE gets theatrical

Story by Louisa Bruce | Photos by SAGE Greenfingers and Kim Mikron Theatre, a nationally renowned company founded in 1972, came back to perform for SAGE Greenfingers and friends for the fifth year running. Due to heavy rain on [Read more]