Story by Evan Blythe | Photos by Abdulrahman Oulmi and Evan Blythe For our twentieth anniversary, we set out to the Toll Gate house to interview Pitsmoor resident, and familiar Burngreave Messenger face, Winnie Bentley. [Read more]
Samuel Wardle was born on 19th October 1897 the son of James Wardle and Mary Marshall who already had six children. James died in 1905 and was buried in Burngreave Cemetery. Mary married Edward Hannah in 1906. [Read more]
Story by Richard Belbin | Photos by Neil Fletcher and Richard Belbin The Lord Mayor, Magid Magid, joined the Abbeyfield Bowlers on Saturday August 25, as they took on Stocksbridge B team. Magid was there [Read more]
Chronic Pain Groups This is an opportunity for those who suffer from pain to socialise with like-minded people and gain new skills to self-manage pain. £1.50 per session. These sessions require a referral through the [Read more]
Interview by Andrew Hodgson | Photos by Laura Farah What do you collect Kim? Several things. One of my main collection is of 35mm slides, the sort that you look at through projectors. When and [Read more]
William Henry Foulke was the most famous of goalkeepers at the turn of the 20th Century and is buried in Burngreave Cemetery. He was born in Darley, Shropshire and seemed doomed to a life in the coal mines, but his height coupled with his vocation for sport – cricket and football – changed his fate. [Read more]
Once again we want to recognise the valuable contribution people make to the Burngreave community and to celebrate the wonderful people who live and work here and do so much for our area. We are [Read more]
Story by Amy Palmer | Photos from Fir Vale Academy At the liveliest coffee morning I have ever been to, the school community cohesion officer Miss Bibiana and her team of staff and students welcomed [Read more]
Story by Laura Farah On a sunny Saturday, a group of volunteers gathered at the forest garden for a much-needed gardening session. The garden was bursting with fruit but needed a little tender loving care. [Read more]
Story by Graham Jones | Photos by Anwar Suliman On 17th July in the Nelson Mandela room of the Town Hall over a hundred people from Burngreave came to the Burngreave Community Star Awards. The [Read more]
Story by Irshad Akhbar | Photo by Ange Droz Former headteacher Huw Thomas has recently celebrated his ordination and will now be working as curate of Christ Church Pitsmoor. Huw was born in Swansea. While [Read more]
Story by Sam Vines-Stancill | Photo by Saleema Imam Isilda is happily retired now, but was only a teenager when she was forced to escape her home country, Chile after the military takeover in 1973. Alone, [Read more]
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