Burngreave Cemetery bee keepers
Children & Young People

Caring for bees

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]
Variety of found mushrooms. Photo by Victoria Smith.
Environment

Family funghi foray

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]
scything - simon barnett
Education & Training

Not so grim reapers

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]
Apple Day 2019
Projects & People

Apple Day in the cemetery

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]
Lau Gar Kung Fu team by the well dressing
Arts & Culture

A well big lunch

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]
Pitsmoor Road - Ray Black
History & Heritage

What’s in a name?

Story by Saleema Imam | Photos by Ray Black and Graham Jones What is a ‘greave’, and why did we burn it? If you’ve ever wondered how some of our local place names came about, [Read more]