• [+] Burngreave Messenger 2016 Archive

    206 archive of the online version of the monthly news magazine delivered to all households in the Sheffield Burngreave ward. Burngreave Messenger Ltd. is a non-profit making, membership owned community organisation.

    • [+] Archives

      Back issues of the Burngreave Messenger community newspaper, along with additional news items exlusive to the website.

      • [+] 2005

        Archive of Burngreave Messenger back issues and other content in 2005.

        • [+] May 2005 Issue 51

          Online version of Issue 51, the May 2005 edition of the Burngreave Messenger.

        • [+] April 2005 Issue 50

          Online version of Issue 50, the April 2005 edition of the Burngreave Messenger.

        • [+] March 2005 Issue 49

          Online version of Issue 49, the March 2005 edition of the Burngreave Messenger.

        • [] February 2005 Issue 48

          Online version of Issue 48, the February 2005 edition of the Burngreave Messenger.

          • [] Rec relaunch leads the way

            Verdon Recreation Centre was reopened last weekend by Sports Minister and Sheffield Central MP Richard Caborn. Plus:

            • £6 million plan for Spital Hill

            • BNDfC Board elections and new Theme Groups announced

          • [] Beacon Status for Centre

            The Yemeni Economic and Training Centre, which delivers services in Burngreave, Fir Vale and Attercliffe has gained Beacon Status from the Home Office.

          • [] Inderjit Bhogal OBE

            Local family man, Rev Inderjit Bhogal, was awarded an OBE in this year’s New Year’s Honours List for services to interfaith relations.

          • [] Messenger Editorial

            2005 will be an important year for the Messenger, in April we will celebrate our 50th Issue! Many thanks to the Area Panel for the award (page 16) recognising the five years of hard work that have gone into establishin

          • [] New Deal claim Year Four success

            As Burngreave nears the end of the fourth year of the 10-year New Deal regeneration programme, spending and satisfaction are up (according to the household survey). We are now in the top third of New Deals nationally. As New Deal start consulting on their Year Five Plan, we bring you news of the plan and how the money has been spent in Year Four.

          • [] Where did the money go in 2004?

            These figures show what New Deal put in the Year Four plan (April 2004–05) last year, what they expect they will actually spend and what’s in the plan for next year.

          • [] Who gets the money?

            All the money awarded by New Deal is intended for the benefit of residents, and there are well over 100 individual projects now. Different pieces of work are done on behalf of New Deal by a wide range of groups.

          • [] Are we ‘community involved’?

            In 2001 the first Partnership Board election turnout was 52% – the highest ever in the country. By 2003 it had dropped to 23%, concerns were also raised about how projects were being approved without community involvement.

          • [] Hidden costs on the Hill

            Following local traders’ discontent about their newlyinstalled green shutters, I went back to see how some had been getting on.

          • [] Free computer advice and repairs

            A completely free computer service – Computer Café – takes place in the basement of the Ashram New Roots shop on the corner of Spital Hill and Hallcar Street.

          • [] Healthy eating through Arabic cookery

            Local women celebrated ten weeks of learning authentic Arabic cooking at the Furnival this December, with a middle-eastern feast prepared by the students.

          • [] Burngreave’s World Forest!

            Over 60 enthusiastic participants from the local and wider community planted twenty-three large specimen trees in Abbeyfield Park park.

          • [] The man with three names

            Last summer I was talking with Gaynor Naylor, one of the Burngreave Community A story about Albert Naylor, a local lad well known in the past for his pranks and mischievous escapades.

          • [] Well… what have we here?

            As workmen from Bereavement Services were erecting the new sign for Burngreave Cemetery last week they unwittingly discovered the entrance to an old well, predating the cemetery

          • [] Under 8s remain unbeaten

            Burngreave Saints Under 8s have won all their matches this season, and with the last match to play in mid-March, its looking good for them to be the top under 8s team in Sheffield.

          • [] Three parties in one

            This year’s Children’s Festive party took place on 18th December at the Spectrum Centre.

          • [] Volunteering for the Messenger

            Carl Rose is a freelance photographer and designer, who has both volunteered and worked for the Messenger over the last five years.

          • [] …So would you like to volunteer?

            Volunteers are at the heart of what the Messenger is about, they decide what is in each issue and there are lots of practical tasks to be done. But it doesn’t have to mean a week in, week out commitment, you can decide what you take on.

          • [] Writing for Life

            Saturday 12th February, 10am–12 noon, Abbeyfield Park House

          • [] Chinese New Year

            Chinese New Year marks the beginning of Spring, so is called the Spring Festival. Years are noted in 12-year cycles. People bear the qualities of the particular animal that represents the year they were born in. This is the ‘rooster’ year.

          • [] The Credit Union comes

            Residents of Carwood estate are to be offered their own Credit Union collection point, where they can join up, pay in savings and take out loans.

          • [] Area Panel New Year’s Honours

            On Thursday 27th January 2005, the Area Panel ‘honoured’ those people and organisations in our community that local people nominated because they ‘make a difference’ to living in Burngreave.