a long hot summer on Buses
Latest Community News

A long hot summer on the buses

Multinational bus companies, First and Stagecoach, have had a fare raising bonanza in South Yorkshire in the past few months. On the 26th May they introduced service cuts to many city routes, including some crossing [Read more]
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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]
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Local Politics

The great Pitsmoor get-together

Story by Michelle Cook On Saturday 22nd June Brightside and Hillsborough Labour Party (in partnership with People’s Kitchen Pitsmoor) are hosting ‘the great get together’ at Abbeyfield House. This is a community event, open to [Read more]

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]
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History & Heritage

Road renamed to honour Windrush

Story by Norman Wynter Following petitioning from Sheffield and District African & Caribbean Community Association (SADACCA), a local road will be named Windrush Road in honour of the Caribbean immigrants who moved to the city [Read more]
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Latest Community News

Somaliland soccer kicks off

Story by Fran Belbin | Playground photo by Julius Turner | Match photos by Nico Hall Burngreave was proud to host an international first last month, when the Somaliland international football team came to town. [Read more]