Ashlee Male
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]
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Arts & Culture

Our new team takes shape

The trustees at the Burngreave Messenger are delighted to welcome new members of staff to the project. Richard Belbin is our new Project Manager/Editor. As a regular contributor and former trustee over many years, Richard [Read more]
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Arts & Culture

The Editorial

Welcome to the ‘Creativity’ themed edition of the Messenger. I couldn’t have asked for a more pleasing way to begin my editorship. We could easily have filled the whole paper twice over with the material [Read more]
International Womens Day
Advice & Support

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day Celebration Wednesday 21st March 2018 10am – 2pm at Verdon Recreation Centre. If you require any further information or a stall please contact: Sofeena Aslam – 0114 213 2591 Email: sofeena.aslam@soarcommunity.org.uk
The Cat's Wisdom
Arts & Culture

The cat’s wisdom

Story by Robert Shaw | Illustrations by Deborah Blencowe In 2008, Library writers group member Robert decided to write a story as a Christmas present for Millie, his oldest niece. He chose to make it [Read more]
Children on a sleepover at Ice Sheffield
Children & Young People

Scouting on ice

Story by Haseebah, Raheem, Ibrahim and Muneeb | Photo by Yasmin Hussain During the half term break, our scout group, the 39th Sheffield Shirecliffe, went on a sleepover at Ice Sheffield. We were all looking [Read more]
Adnan Hussain
Latest Community News

Adnan Hussain versus Ben Nevis

Story by Adnan Hussain Adnan Hussain from Sheffield has been fundraising for the poor for many years. He is a student at Sheffield Hallam University taking his last semester in Events and International Leisure Management. [Read more]
Arts & Culture

Pitsmoor’s Sunday Best

Story by Tim Neal | Photos by Jonathan Turner Jonathan Turner is a professional photographer based in Leeds. I have been working with him to produce a series of photographs across Burngreave of people in [Read more]
People dressed for Holi
Arts & Culture

Happy Holi

Story by Fran Belbin | Photo by Nico Hall Outside may have been covered with snow and ice, but inside the Hindu Samaj on Buckenham Street was a riot of colour as Hindus from across [Read more]
Crcocuses in the snow
Arts & Culture

Did anyone notice the snow?

Did anyone notice the snow? Frankie Currie and dad Martin did, and managed to take a ‘before’ and ‘after’ photo of crocuses which were fooled into thinking spring had just started.
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Environment

Parkwood Forest Garden

Story by Tim Shortland Parkwood Forest Garden is a beautiful calm space and a productive permaculture project. It is a young forest garden developed by Sheffield City Council in association with volunteers. A forest garden [Read more]