There are hundreds of people working as volunteers across Burngreave, providing vital support for both groups and the people that they support, as well as learning new skills and making new friends and making a [Read more]
All the articles from the printed copy of issue 133, the March 2018 edition of the Burngreave Messenger, are now online. It was a ‘creativity’ themed edition, showcasing stories, poetry, photography and the various artistic [Read more]
Story by Richard Belbin | Photo by Peter Applerock There was standing room only for the latest film from Fir Vale Community Hub’s Digital Media Centre. ‘Pioneers – Made in Sheffield’ is a documentary about [Read more]
Story by Rob Smith SADACCA recently played host to the Black-led theatre and short film company, Eclipse. Clinton McCoy introduced the Eclipse representative Jyothi Giles who informed us of the production company’s further intentions to [Read more]
Story by Richard Belbin A report issued last month from the End Child Poverty coalition of charities showed shocking levels of child poverty across the country. 87 council wards in the UK have a majority [Read more]
Story by Craig Broadwith | Photos by Tristram Kenton ‘Black Men Walking’ is play written by Testament (aka Huddersfield based rapper Andy Brooks) for Sheffield’s Eclipse Theatre Group, and based on a real walking group, [Read more]
Story by Laura Farah | Photo by Erica Patterson Shakespeare Showtime is a drama initiative aimed at encouraging children aged 8-16 years to explore the works of William Shakespeare whilst building confidence and communication skills. This [Read more]
Story by Danny Antrobus I’m a very unprolific comedy writer. A few of my sketches and jokes have featured on BBC Radio 4 Extra’s topical comedy show, Newsjack. And I regularly write material for Newsrevue, [Read more]
Story by Victoria Smith | Photos by Frankie Currie, Victoria Smith and Richard Belbin I became artist in residence at Burngreave Cemetery Mortuary Chapel in the summer of 2014, the weekend the Tour de France [Read more]
Photo by Fran Belbin I became a volunteer at Burngreave Library because it is a well needed and valued community resource. This has given me the opportunity to contribute some time and energy to the [Read more]
Story by Alison Higgins Domestic abuse affects thousands of people across Sheffield every year. In 2016/17 Burngreave had the highest number of domestic abuse crimes reported to the police – 278 for the year. But [Read more]
Story by May Rose-Key | Photos by Frankie Currie Pitsmoor is a diverse community united by a love of food. That is the inspiration behind a newly established group, set up by local residents, whose [Read more]
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