Messenger spread August 2018 August 2018 issue 136 delivered and online - Issue 136, the August 2018 edition of the Burngreave Messenger is online now. Read online at: Issue 136 August 2018 Or download the PDF: PDF: Burngreave Messenger August 2018 Issue 136 Issue 136, the August [Read more]
Comm2Unity celebration CommUnity was the ‘business’ - Story by Alison Higgins | Photos by Frankie Currie, Laura Farah and John Mellor Hundreds came together to enjoy the sun and entertainment at the second CommUnity festival, held around Ellesmere Green on Saturday 16th [Read more]
Calendar screenshot The Messenger events calendar - Keep up-to-date with upcoming events and activities in Burngreave by visiting our website events calendar. Organising an event? Publish it for FREE! We need you to help us to keep our calendar up-to-date with all [Read more]
Editorial Instagram header We’re on Instagram @burngreavemessenger - As well as using Twitter and Facebook, we’re looking for more ways to engage with the community and keep you – and us – in touch and up-to-date with what’s happening locally. So follow us [Read more]
Some of the succesful graduates of our latest Community Journalism course Community journalism graduates - Photo by Marek Payne Pictured above are some of the successful graduates of our latest Community Journalism course. Congratulations to all who attended. We would also like to congratulate our volunteer, Surtag Hack, who has [Read more]
Messenger info Messenger info August 2018 - This issue’s team, plus the deadline and publication date for the next issue in September. This issue’s team Kasar Ali, Richard Belbin, Carrie Hedderwick, Saleema Imam, Diana Ionita, Douglas Johnson, Graham Jones, Jamie Marriott, John [Read more]
Children marching for Burngreave clean air Marching for Burngreave clean air - Story by Graham Jones | Photo by Rashad Hassan. Against a background of drastically deteriorating air quality in Burngreave, to which children are particularly susceptible, the march was the culmination of several weeks of preparation [Read more]
George & Brian Hot Day scream George & Brian: A hot day - George just can't stand the heat and needs to cool down in Edgar Lowman's latest installment of the George and Brian cartoon. [Read more]
Osborn House The new ‘Church’ in Kelham Island - Story by Victor Mujakachi | Photo by Richard Belbin The Osborne Works, formerly known as The Rutland Works on Rutland Road, is to have major new changes from what it originally was when built nearly [Read more]
The Paint Factory Axe You Like It - Story by Adrian Lake | Photo by Richard Belbin The Paint Factory at 163 Rutland Road have agreed to rent their basement to Battle Axe Sheffield. If the application submitted to Sheffield City council is [Read more]
Astrea Academy – Road alterations - In order to allow full access to the new Astrea Academy, additional crossings are being installed at the top of Rutland Road and on Pitsmoor Road. Bus stops are to be improved on Rock Street [Read more]
Pitsmoor Surgery Happy 70th birthday to the NHS - Story by Graham Jones This year has seen the 70th Anniversary of the NHS. On 6th July, the Patient Participation Group (PPG) at Pitsmoor Surgery held a birthday celebration in the surgery’s reception. Apart from [Read more]
Celebrating NHS at Abbeyfied Primary Celebrating NHS at Abbeyfield Primary - Story by John Mellor | Photos by Emma Pursehouse A lively and enthusiastic group of children and their parents spent the afternoon of 5th July at a party to celebrate exactly 70 years since the [Read more]
Ski Village site map Ski Village to rise from the ashes - Story by Saleema Imam Plans for the old Ski Village site were presented to the community at the Friends of Parkwood Springs AGM, on July 19th. Chair Neill Schofield introduced the two speakers – Chris [Read more]
Night of the Moon Night of the Moon - Story and photo by Deborah Blencowe Chaand Raat is an event where women prepare themselves for the Eid celebrations after the month of Ramadan, similar to Christmas Eve. The event, held at Firvale Healthy Living [Read more]
Sharing Iftar article Sharing Iftar - Story by Zaheer Uddin The Real Junk Food Project is a project that collects food from local supermarkets that is no longer needed. It has a sharehouse market on Carlisle Street (open Monday to Saturday, [Read more]
Goodbye yellow bike rides Goodbye yellow bike rides - Story by Kevin Stapleton | Photo by Nico Hall ofo’s yellow bikes quickly became a common sight around Burngreave following their arrival in January, providing a cheap means of getting around the city. Unfortunately, all [Read more]
Litter Pick Group Firth Park Road, Page Hall Page Hall picked clean - Story and top photo by Deborah Blencowe | Litter art photo courtesy of Endeavour Over 100 people turned out for the Sheffield Litter Pickers organised pick around Firth Park Road and Page Hall on Saturday [Read more]
Knit and Natter Group Picture Knitting and Nattering - Story by Val Ellis | Photo by John Mellor The Friday Knit & Natter group held at St Peter’s Church are currently working on a project ‘A Door to Somewhere for the Flourish’ arts and [Read more]
Health page August 2018 Weekly local physical activities - Produced by SOAR volunteers. Please note this is not the whole programme of physical activities in the area. Mondays Zumba – Term time only 1.30 – 2.30pm At Verdon Recreation Centre, Verdon Street, Sheffield S3 [Read more]