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Pioneering spirit

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]
Burngreave Messenger Issue 133 March 2018
Arts & Culture

SADACCA Ambassadors event

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]
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Arts & Culture

Pot of gold

Story by Jill DesForges I have been writing creatively for a number of years. For a few years I was a member of a women’s writing group and was inspired by a poem called ‘Round … [Read more]
Cemetery window and flowers
Arts & Culture

Remembering lost souls

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]
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Arts & Culture

Christina Ramsey

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]
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Health, Fitness & Well-being

Spinning records

Story by Fran Belbin | Photo by Nico Hall Ashlee Male, who featured in Issue 130 of the Messenger has made it into the record books now that her World Record for the most hula … [Read more]
Bizarre abstract colour explosions
Arts & Culture

Final Frontier

Story and page design by Martin Currie | Photos by Alan Blay I first met Alan Blay at a party. Conversation wasn’t really flowing, so I resorted to asking “what do you do?” Apparently, he … [Read more]
Arts & Culture

A taste of Pitsmoor

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]