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October 2007

Teenage murder suspect appears in court

An 18 year old man charged with the murder of Jonathan Matondo has appeared in court, according to a report on the BBC website.

2007-10-31 18:16:51
Join the worldwide climate protest

Climate change is a global issue but its impact will be felt at a very local level. Instances of extreme weather will become more frequent as a result.

2007-10-31 16:35:33
Public meeting on housing crisis

A public meeting has been called by Sheffield Defend Council Housing and is to be attended by three local MPs.

2007-10-31 15:04:08
Sheffield Information Link - reaching out to communities

Two workers with a wealth of experience about childcare opportunities in Sheffield have been recruited as part of a major expansion of the way information services are provided within the city – aiming to ensure that everyone in Sheffield can gain better access to the information they need about services for 0 – 19 years.

2007-10-31 14:55:01
How your neighbourhood works

An exciting new training programme aimed at people from across the Burngreave ward who have an active interest in the regeneration of Burngreave either as local activists or as paid workers and who want to become more involved and make more of an impact.

  • Closing date for bookings: Friday 9th November 2007.

2007-10-31 14:26:55
Messenger AGM

The Burngreave Messenger is holding its 7th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday 10th November at the Vestry Hall.

2007-10-26 13:14:28
Dignity not detention!

Three day march – Sheffield to Lindholme Detention Centre, Friday 26th – Sunday 28th October 2007. Join the march from the Home Office in Sheffield to the Detention Centre at Lindholme near Doncaster to protest against the treatment of asylum seekers in this country.

  • Starts 1:45pm from Ellesmere Green.

2007-10-26 12:45:50
Firefighter job opportunities

Job opportunities: South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue is pleased to announce that the recruitment process for Firefighters is now open. Awareness sessions to provide more information about the role of a Firefighter, the recruitment process and the standards required are being held.

  • Salary: You could earn over £27,000 per annum once qualified.

  • Closing date: 7th December 2007

  • Awareness session: 22nd November 2007

2007-10-26 12:04:07
World Peace Conference to be held at Vestry Hall

Sheffield Stop The War Coalition are to hold a World Peace Conference at the Vestry Hall.

2007-10-24 16:56:19
Public meetings in response to the death of Jonathan Matondo

A series of public meetings are taking place in the aftermath of recent shooting and the murder of Jonathan Matondo.

2007-10-23 15:36:21
Three arrested in murder enquiry

Three men have been arrested in connection with the murder of Jonathan Matondo.

2007-10-22 16:54:05
Residents react to the shooting

Burngreave residents talk about their concerns following the Murder of Jonathan Matondo.

2007-10-19 13:55:46
Sixteen year old shot dead

A young man has been shot dead at Nottingham Cliff Park.

2007-10-18 09:11:29
Dorothy Dixon-Barrow Health Conference

The SSCAT Foundation/Dorothy Dixon-Barrow 5th Annual Health Conference takes place on 25 October 2007.

2007-10-12 17:03:15
Temporary Administrative Worker required

Job: SSCAT (Sheffield Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia) Foundation wishes to appoint:

  • 1 Part-time (18.5hrs) Temporary Administrative Worker

  • Salary: £10,582 to 14,178.24 pro rata

  • Closing Date: 26 October 2007

2007-10-12 16:20:37
Vestry Hall open day a success

On 4th October 2007 the Burngreave Vestry Hall was opened to the public, over four hundred people visited to have a tour and check out the facilities. The majority of people were very impressed by the renovation – read their comments here.

2007-10-12 16:06:29
BCAF Quarterly Forum meeting, 6th October 2007

The BCAF quarterly forum meeting on Saturday 6th October 2007 focussed on a variety of issues affecting the Burngreave community.

2007-10-10 16:12:21
BCAF agrees support for City of Sanctuary

BCAF pledged its support to City of Sanctuary, an organisation recognising the unique needs of asylum seekers and refugees and ensuring that they’ll be made welcome, at its quarterly forum meeting on Saturday 6th October 2007.

2007-10-09 17:39:33
BCAF celebrates tenth anniversary

Burngreave Community Action Forum celebrated its tenth birthday on Saturday 6th October 2007 at its Quarterly Forum Meeting held at the Vestry Hall.

2007-10-09 16:29:06
Shooting at The Plaza

Police are currently appealing for witnesses to a shooting that took place at The Plaza on Spital Hill in the early hours of Saturday morning, 29th September 2007.

2007-10-04 17:16:20
Reggae poetry from Linton Kwesi Johnson

A performance of reggae poetry from the world's first reggae poet, Linton Kwesi Johnson, bringing together his best work from the past thirty years.

2007-10-03 16:21:57
Full Length & Fabulous

A black tie dinner & dance event to be held on 3rd November, including live jazz and a three course meal.

2007-10-03 16:14:33
Caribbean Sports Club family fun day

A family day, held at Ponds Forge Sports Centre on 27th October, where participants can try out a variety of different sports.

2007-10-03 16:06:12
Siyaya Arts

Siyaya is a Zimbabwean music, dance and theatre group, who will be performing their newest show, OnkeOse, on 30th October.

2007-10-03 15:56:46
Screening of Rockers

A public screening of Rockers, a film deeply entwined with reggae culture showing the movement at its peak.

2007-10-03 15:20:15
Screening of Babylon

The screening of the film Babylon, released in 1980. The plot involves one man's reaction of violence against racism, and his gradual rejection of society as a whole.

2007-10-03 15:13:45
The Laurie Cunningham Project

The launch of an exhibition and oral history project involving the collation of people's memories and an opportunity for young people to get involved.

2007-10-03 14:58:21
Recital Evening

An evening of young people's talent being exhibited at Ponds Forge Sports Hall.

2007-10-03 14:39:42
BME businesses

A week of black and minority ethnic (BME) businesses selling their products on Fargate and outside the Town Hall.

2007-10-03 14:32:44
Black History Month launch night

The official opening of Black History Month, with the Lord Mayor and community leaders in attendence.

2007-10-03 14:13:56

An exhibition of one man's life – from enslavement to author. To commemorate the bicentenary of the abolition of slavery, and for Black History Month 2007.

2007-10-03 13:59:38
Black History Month

A calendar of events running in Sheffield during Black History Month, October 2007.

2007-10-03 13:55:31
Norah’s Farewell

Norah Brown, community development worker for the PCT, reminisces about her work in Burngreave as she moves on to a new job in Cleethorpes.

2007-10-01 19:33:28
Every Action Counts

Every Action Counts help to run fun sessions for clubs or societies to do things to make the world greener, cleaner and safer.

2007-10-01 18:59:12
Your comments

Add your own views about the plans for a new Mosque/Madressa.

2007-10-01 18:29:54
BWRC Children’s Project jobs

Jobs: BWRC are seeking to appoint three enthusiastic and dynamic people in the following positions:

  • 1 Full-time Qualified Senior Early Years Practitioner. Salary £15,595.

  • 2 Full-time Qualified Early Years Practitioners. Salary £12,300

Closing date: 24th October 2007

2007-10-01 17:21:09
Fir Vale photo gallery page 2

More photos from the Fir Vale festival 2007.

2007-10-01 17:15:04
Fir Vale photo gallery page 1

Photos of the Fir Vale Festival 2007.

2007-10-01 15:44:54
Jesse Jackson picture gallery

Photos of Jesse Jackson's visit to Sheffield and Burngreave.

2007-10-01 15:40:56
Burngreave seminars

Autumn Programme: Issues in Burngreave.

2007-09-28 19:11:13
Women's Construction Centre open day

As part of Women Celebrating National Construction Week, the Women's Construction Centre is holding an open day with buffet lunch on Monday 15th October 2007.

2007-09-28 19:03:39
Black History celebration

A Black History Celebration is being held at the Northern College on Saturday 13th October 2007. The free event will include speeches, workshops and attractions for the whole family and a full gospel concert.

2007-09-28 18:54:07
Abbeyfield photo gallery page 2

The second installment of photos from the Abbeyfield Festival 2007.

2007-09-28 17:18:07
Poetry... by Sylvia Reaney

A selection of poems written by Sylvia Reaney.

  • Website exclusive: Two extra poems

2007-09-28 16:33:01
Abbeyfield photo gallery page 1

Pictures of local residents enjoying themselves at Abbeyfield Festival 2007.

2007-09-28 15:20:58
"We were told that objections were pointless"

Mr Khan expresses his opinions and concerns over the plans for the building of a new Mosque on Barnsley Road. This letter is exclusive to the website.

2007-09-26 19:46:25
Teenage murder suspect appears in court

An 18 year old man charged with the murder of Jonathan Matondo has appeared in court, according to a report on the BBC website.

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