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I, Daniel Blake

Story by Danae Wellington On Thursday 16th February I was invited to see the screening of ‘I, Daniel Blake’ at Burngreave Library funded by Unite Community and the Labour Party. I had been moved by [Read more]
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Arts & Culture

Richard Hanson photo competition

Unfortunately, our photo competition theme of ‘topsy-turvy’ didn’t receive any entries so this time we’re going back to a simpler, classical theme of ‘spring’. Please send your high resolution images of spring flowers, sunshine and [Read more]
Advice & Support

Figuring our Facebook

Story by Carrie Hedderwick | Photo by Sam Vines-Stancill In  February the Messenger put on a much requested social media course. Eight people started the course, but numbers increased as the morning went on. So [Read more]
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Projects & People

Editorial

The Burngreave Messenger isa community newspaper with editorial independence, funded by advertising and the Big Lottery. Registered Charity: 1130836 All content is copyright Burngreave Messenger Ltd or its voluntary contributors. This issue’s team: Shuna Beckett, [Read more]
Children & Young People

Full marks for St Catherine’s

Story by Amy Palmer | Photos provided by St Catherine’s Congratulations to St Catherine’s Catholic Voluntary Academy in Firs Hill, which has been awardedthe highest grade of‘outstanding’ by Ofsted inspectors in the five key areas: [Read more]
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Arts & Culture

Failed Mission

Story by Martin Currie Patrick Amber, featured in the last issue, has disappeared to Greece. With his puppet making, mural painting, shadow puppetry and all-round useful blokeyness, he is sorely missed in Pitsmoor. So I [Read more]
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Health, Fitness & Well-being

Have your say about Sheffield’s outdoor space and recreation

There are just 3 days left to get involved with this current council consultation about Sheffield’s outdoor spaces. This may affect funding and the parks and recreation facilities in our area: https://sheffield.citizenspace.com/place-business-strategy/sheffield-open-space-and-outdoor-recreation-survey/
Fir Vale food bank volunteers in the kitchen of St Cuthbert’s church, cooking.
Health, Fitness & Well-being

“We feed – we listen”

Story and photo by Shuna Beckett church is a food bank with a difference. It brings members of the community together to interact, share and grow in confidence in a friendly, open and non-judgmental environment. [Read more]
Arsalan, in university gown, and Brendan, stand in front of a boxing ring.
Children & Young People

Educated in the ring

Story by Arsalan Othman | Photo by Bridget Ingle Previously I was in the Messenger after winning gold at the British Universities Boxing Championships. Now I have another big achievement in that I have finally [Read more]
Trevor and a Pitsmoor Health Walk volunteer holding Trevor's Volunteer walk leader certificate.
Projects & People

Leading the way

Story by Farhaan Warsame | Photo by Amy Palmer Pitsmoor Health Walk has a new walk leader! Trevor, a retired bricklayer, has been coming to the group for a couple of years. Trevor has cancer himself and says [Read more]