Story by Saleema Imam. Local businessman Royale Johnson was shortlisted as a finalist for two awards by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), celebrating small businesses and the self-employed: Entrepreneur of the Year (aged 30 [Read more]
Story by Saleema Imam | Photo by Victoria Smith. An exhibition about World Burial practices is currently open in the North chapel in Burngreave cemetery until May this year. An informative book about the exhibition [Read more]
Story by Saleema Imam. Photo by Sarah Truman. As part of 2021 Heritage Open Days theme ‘Edibles’, the Friends of Burngreave Cemetery held their apple day on Sunday 19th September. After an early downpour, the [Read more]
Story by Saleema Imam and Sarah Truman with photos by Polly Perkins. Sheffield Theatres organised the visit of Little Amal, a 3.5 metre puppet representing the journey of Syrian refugees, to Sheffield as part of [Read more]
Story by Saleema Imam | Photos by Carl Rose. Messenger volunteers visited our newest purpose-built mosque at Petre Street, joining the largest congregation of the week for Friday prayers. The project received its first building [Read more]
Story by Saleema Imam | Photo by Ian Drayton One of our local councillors, Jackie Drayton, is absolutely certain that she belongs in Burngreave, the area she chose 40 years ago. A mum with two [Read more]
Story by Saleema Imam Burngreave cemetery bees will soon be waking up and becoming active when the weather becomes a little warmer. We urgently need volunteers to help James, who has been the stalwart over [Read more]
Story by Saleema Imam | Photo by Vicky Smith The first of this year’s heritage walks, led by Graham Jones, took place on 2nd January. Starting at the transport interchange, 27 CHA walkers came via [Read more]
Story by Sasleema Imam | Photos by Victoria Smith Half term saw Ziggy Senkans, SCC ecology officer, lead our annual autumn, family funghi foray in Burngreave cemetery. Despite the council workers having mown most of [Read more]
Story by Saleema Imam | Photo by Simon Barnett On Wednesday 25th September six intrepid pioneers from the Friends of Burngreave Cemetery and Pitsmoor Adventure Playground, took part in a scything training day led by [Read more]
Story by Saleema Imam Photo by Christine Steers Despite a dire weather forecast, Sunday 6th October saw glorious sunshine for our apple day in Burngreave cemetery. We borrowed the apple press from Sage Green Fingers [Read more]
Story by Saleema Imam | Photo by Christine Steers This year’s national Big Lunch Day on Saturday 1st June saw the Friends of Burngreave Cemetery and Pitsmoor Adventure Playground collaborate in providing a fun afternoon’s [Read more]
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