• [+] 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.

        • [] November 2005 Issue 56

          Online content from the November 2005 issue of the Burngreave Messenger.

          • [] Extraordinary Generosity

            The 7.6-magnitude earthquake, that centred near Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-administered Kashmir on 8th October 2005, caused more than 50,000 deaths and devastation that may take a decade to repair.

          • [] The Carnival of Lights

            An evening of spectacular visual entertainment. Music and dance performance, workshops, parade, traders, rides and attractions plus much more.

          • [] The Great Tree Giveaway and Bazaar

            Radio Sheffield and partners are pleased to launch the ‘Plant it… Save it!’ Campaign 2005 at Abbeyfield Park on the first weekend of ‘National Tree Week’.

          • [] Sheffield Black Drugs Service recruiting Management Committee Members

            The Sheffield Black Drugs Service is an outreach service that aims to respond to the needs of drug users, their partners, families and carers from Black and ethnic minority communities. The service is recruiting management committee members who are able to volunteer their time.

          • [] Were you a resident in Woodside pre-1960s?

            Did you live on Birley Street, Fowler Place, Fowler Street, Grove Street, Haywood Road, Macro Street, Marshall Street, Reginald Street or Woodside Lane? If so the East Sheffield Regeneration Team would love to talk to you and learn a little more about what once stood on Stanley Fields.

          • [] Pitsmoor Credit Union

            Your Local Savings and Loans Co-operative – Join Now! For more information, phone 273 8555 or come to a Collection Point

          • [] Woodside for sale

            “Why are we only being told this here?” was the question repeatedly asked at the Burngreave New Housing Project Group on 27th October 2005, as residents met to discuss proposed new developments around Woodside and Catherine Street.

          • [] JOB: Office Adminstrator

            The Burngreave Messenger is looking for an enthusiastic person to cover the position of Office Administrator

            • Salary: £15,372 pro rata

            • 18.5 hours per week

            • Six months maternity cover

            • Closing date: 21st November 2005

          • [] Parkwood gets up people's noses

            North Sheffield Primary Care Trust’s (PCT) report, released on 19th October 2005, states that for nasal irritation, ‘there may well be a causal link between the landfill site and this symptom.’

          • [] Rock Street Revisited

            After claims from a builder that residents of Rock Street are happy with work done on their homes, Kate Atkinson spoke to more residents.

          • [] Wardens at the sharp end

            After receiving complaints about a suspected rise in the number of used needles being discarded in public places, I went with Community Wardens Gaynor Topham and recent award winner, Diane Street, on one of their clean up attempts. In the process, I found out a little more about what they do.

          • [] Firework safety

            A few tips on how to operate fireworks safely this bonfire night.

          • [] Free home fire risk assessment

            South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service as part of a national initiative to reduce injuries and deaths from domestic fires is currently offering to complete a FREE Home Fire Safety Risk Assessment to all properties in Burngreave and Fir Vale.

          • [] Cleanup at Crabtree

            Crabtree Ponds is one of nine urban wildlife reserves in Sheffield and is currently undergoing a facelift. Site improvements will be completed by February 2006.

          • [] Fishing with SHEBEEN

            The first fishing day aimed at creating awareness of the water-based sport among black and ethnic minorities took place at the Abbeyfield Industrial Hamlet on 21st August 2005. The event, a joint initiative between the Environment Agency’s Leeds office and SHEBEEN (Sheffield Black & Ethnic Minority Environmental Network), was one of a series marking National Fishing Week.

          • [] Iraqi Kurds say: ‘Iraq is Not Safe’

            Ever since the Home Office declared northern Iraq a ‘safe’ place to return to, Iraqi Kurds in Burngreave have lived in fear. In October 2005 the Home Office sent out the letter they have dreaded receiving. This letter presents the Iraqi Kurdish community with two ‘choices’: agree to return to northern Iraq or ‘you will be required to leave your accommodation and will not be entitled to any other form of support’.

          • [] Restoring the Cemetery Chapel

            Friends of Burngreave Cemetery and Chapel have been working hard for several years to get the chapels back into use. Now it looks as though the dream could become a reality as the friends group team up with the City Council, Groundwork Sheffield, Burngreave Community Action Trust, Sheffield Galleries and Museums Trust and Sheffield Community Enterprise Development Unit.

          • [] Toy Library

            Green City Action is looking for some willing volunteers to run their toy library.

          • [] Friends of Abbeyfield Park AGM

            The Friends AGM will take place on Tuesday, 13th December 2005 at 7pm, in Abbeyfield Park House. Everyone welcome. Refreshments available.

          • [] Putting it all together

            Families showed their creative side by helping to make mosaics at two local schools in October 2005 as part of Family Learning Week.

          • [] Mr Equiano comes to Burngreave!

            In Burngreave it was 1790, the 27th August to be precise and Olaudah Equiano, the freed slave and abolition campaigner, came to Sheffield to talk to pupils in some of the Year 4, 5 and 6 classes in each primary school.

          • [] Shining talent

            On Sunday 23rd October 2005 Pitsmoor young people’s talent shone as they performed at the ‘Recital Night’ for Black History Month, held at Bramhall Lane.

          • [] Printworks

            Printworks is a printing company which specialises in medium to large print runs. The company started in 2001 and operated from the City Centre, but has now moved to new premises on the Carlisle Street Business Park in Fir Vale.

          • [] Curtis Motors

            George Curtis, 69, has run family business Curtis Motors, on Burngreave Road for the last 29 years.

          • [+] From trucks to training

            Hakim Wais, 41, is the Managing Director of the new Burngreave Community Learning Academy.

          • [] New Head

            Lesley Kay, is the new head at Fir Vale School. She has replaced Hugh Howe, who left in the summer to take up a post in Peterborough.

          • [+] A New Deal for Burngreave

            News from Burngreave New Deal for Communities including:

            • New faces bring new ideas

            • Your questions answered

            • Festive Fun

            • Employment month

            • Details of the next theme meetings

            • It's over to you…

            • Details of the September 2005 partnership board meeting

          • [+] Burngreave Area Panel

            Latest news from the Area Co-ordinator for the Burngreave Area Panel, including:

            • Grimesthorpe Road plans withdrawn

            • Details of the next Area Panel meeting

            • Councillors' Surgery Dates

            • Last call for New Year's Honours

          • [] Roamin' the Rig

            The building of the new Inner Ring Road is beginning to have an effect on our everyday lives and the environmental structure of our area. Another change is the controversial plans for apartments along Grimesthorpe Road at Wood Hill.

          • [] JOB: Regeneration Manager

            Burngreave New Deal for Communities is a 10- year £52m regeneration programme established to tackle the issues of deprivation in Burngreave. We are now halfway through our 10-year vision to regenerate the area, and are now strongly focussing on sustainability and exit strategy, to help us to do this we are looking for a Regeneration Manager.

            • Salary: £26,530–34,746

            • Closing date: 24 November 2005, 4pm

            • Interview/Assessments: 8th December 2005

          • [] JOB: Part time Detached Youth Worker

            Ellesmere youth Project are looking for a Detached Youth Worker to join our team, working with young people in the Carwood/Ellesmere area of Burngreave.

            • 6 hours per week

            • £7 per hour

            • Closing Date: November 30th 2005

          • [] Specialist Carers Needed

            Community Placements Sheffield, run by the children’s charity NCH, is working in partnership with the Sheffield Council to provide specialist foster placements for young people, aged 8–17 years, with complex and difficult life histories.

          • [] Light-her Surface

            Experience the chapels in a spectacular array of lights, sound and visuals.

          • [+] Burngreave Area Panel

            Latest news from the Area Co-ordinator for the Burngreave Area Panel. Including:

            • Grimesthorpe Road Plans Withdrawn

            • Last call for nominations for the New Year's Honours

            • Councillors' Surgery Dates

            • Details of the next Area Panel meeting

        • [+] 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.