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Arts & Culture

What’s on in Burngreave

To add to our community listings calendar, send your event info (30 words or less) to listings@burngreavemessenger.org Anything we’ve missed can go on our online calendar: Saturday 5th June: Annual Well Dressing and Big Lunch … [Read more]
Polly Perkins, interim editor
Arts & Culture

But how are you, really?

Editorial by Polly Perkins, interim editor. Burngreave’s community has worked hard to face the pandemic with a solution-focused generosity. Other than shelter, food, health and safety, the three things people need in order to feel … [Read more]
MANN in the park
Advice & Support

MAAN’s response to Covid 19

Story and photo by Sharmarke Ismail When the restrictions eased MAAN encouraged people to be safely active and socialise in Abbeyfield Park- some elders enjoyed football and others did park walks. Misinformation and disinformation MAAN … [Read more]
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Faith, Religion & Spirituality

Zia Ul Khan awarded the BEM

Story by Victor Mujakachi. Photo by Muhammad Saleh. Burngreave’s own Zia Ul Khan, was awarded the British Empire Medal for his services to the community. The BEM is an award for meritorious service worthy of … [Read more]
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Arts & Culture

WIN! A Dark Peak jacket

Out and about in Burngreave Local performance outerwear designers Dark Peak have donated two of their lightweight NESSH down jackets for an Out and About in Burngreave competition. For a chance to win one, send … [Read more]
Quotes for Hop
Arts & Culture

Quotes for Hope

Story and photo by Deborah Egan “Super Duper happy to see your Bum Bum in the Distance” (DJ Todla T and sons Oisin and Riley ) ‘Quotes for Hope’ is a project by Burngreave artist … [Read more]
Patrick Amber and Laura Stewart.
Arts & Culture

The Crows Know

James Woollen interviews author Laura Stewart and illustrator Patrick Amber Photos by Carl Rose and James Woollen According to Laura, “The crows know is a story about the noises crows make.” Her original inspiration was … [Read more]
Pye Bank children showing their artwork.
Arts & Culture

Meerkat Mail

The Messenger asked author Emily Gravett to comment on the work Pye Bank kids had done on her wonderful Meerkat Mail children’s book. She sent this response, plus three autographed copies of her book to … [Read more]
Pye Bank children with their Eid-Al-Fitr explanations.
Children & Young People

Eid-Al-Fitr explained

By Pye Bank pupils Fatima Abdillahi and Laial Al-Basit. Photos courtesy of Pye Bank School. Pupils at Pye Bank were asked to write and explain Eid-Al-Fitr Fatima: Eid -Al- Fitr is a sacred, joyous Muslim … [Read more]