Sam Wardle photo courtesy of Northern General Hospital history group
History & Heritage

A tragic homecoming

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]
Health, Fitness & Well-being

Magid bowls them over

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]
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Health, Fitness & Well-being

Community Wellbeing Programme

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]
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Arts & Culture

The collectors: Kim

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]
Children & Young People

More than a coffee morning

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]

The Stars come out!

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]
A Muslim man and a Christian man stand together in front of a stained-glass window.
Faith, Religion & Spirituality

Thomas Revs Up

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]