• [+] 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.

      • [+] 2010

        News, issues and website exclusives from 2010

        • [+] December 2010 News

          Burngreave Messenger news from December 2010. The next printed issue is the February issue, due out on 29th January 2011.

        • [+] November 2010 News

          Burngreave Messenger news from November 2010. The next printed issue is the December issue, due out on 27th November 2010.

        • [+] October 2010 News

          Burngreave Messenger news from October 2010. The next printed issue is the December issue, due out on 27th November 2010.

        • [+] September 2010 news

          Burngreave Messenger news from September 2010. The next printed issue is the October issue, due out on 25th September 2010.

        • [+] August 2010 news 89

          Burngreave Messenger brings news, stories, information and jobs for August 2010, exclusive to the website.

        • [+] July 2010 news

          Burngreave Messenger news from July 2010. The next printed issue is due out on 24th July 2010.

        • [+] June 2010 news

          News, stories, information and jobs for June 2010, exclusive to the website.

        • [+] May 2010 news

          News, stories, information and jobs for May 2010, exclusive to the website.

        • [+] April 2010 news

          News, stories, information and jobs for April 2010, exclusive to the website.

        • [] April 2010 issue 87

          Issue 87, the April 2010 issue of the Burngreave Messenger.

          • [] Learners speak up to save classes

            Adult learners have been fighting Council cuts in courses, after changes in funding. Over 300 learners stand to lose their classes from April.

          • [] Not registered = no vote

            There will be local elections on Thursday 6th May to elect a new councillor for Burngreave. It is also the most likely date for the General Election to elect an MP.

          • [] Redwall win planning

            Residents were surprised and disappointed to find that the Council’s planning board had granted Redwall’s application on 16th March, despite a large number of objections.

          • [] Women's Construction Centre threatened

            The Women’s Construction Centre on Buckenham Street, heard news in March that they would have to close because of lack of funding. But at an emergency meeting of 25 women on 20th March they agreed to take on the running of the Centre themselves.

          • [] Wicker Works

            Since the devastating floods of 2007 shops and businesses on the Wicker have endured a particularly tough period of trading. Now, nearly three years after the Don burst its banks, work is finally underway to protect the area from flooding.

          • [] BCAF

            Burngreave Community Action Forum update.

          • [] Verdon Street Bit Fix It Café

            Bit Fix It Cafe is a volunteer-run computer repair service that offers residents the chance to bring in their faulty laptops and PCs for a free no-obligation repair.

          • [] World Class in Pitsmoor

            What was once Wilson Tupholmes’ department store has now reopened as “World Class”, a new, modern supermarket at 290 Pitsmoor Road boasting of “foods from around the world”.

          • [] 150 years of Catherine Street

            Properties on Catherine Street and Brotherton Street are presently fronted by scaffolding prior to demolition. These properties are over a hundred years old and the property on the corner of these two streets has probably been a part of the lives of many locals over the years.

          • [+] International Women's Day

            International Women's day was on 8th March. All over Burngreave, women gathered to enjoy themselves and reflect on women from all over the world…

          • [] Make a Wish

            Family and friends of a local woman with terminal cancer are appealing for help to turn despair into hope. She has requested that we do not reveal her identity at this time.

          • [] Twentieth Century Woman

            This is a poem by a member of Write Horizons, a group of local writers, who meet in the area once a week. The group write poems and stories some fact some fiction, enjoying one another’s company and sharing ideas and encouragement

          • [] Street Pastors

            A lively evening ceremony at the Seventh Day Adventists Church on March 12th saw the launch of Burngreave's Street Pastors scheme which aims to provide young people with a caring and supportive service on the street.

          • [] Byron Wood Walk

            On Monday 25th March a group of parents from Byron Wood Primary School had an opportunity to cross the countryside around Sheffield

          • [] Summer Festivals 2010

            Local residents have already begun meeting about this year's summer festivals. Both Fir Vale Funday and Abbeyfield Park Festival have set dates and are looking to secure funding.

          • [+] Reach High 2 trip to London

            A group of 34 young people and 8 adults went down to London and involved visits to Madame Tussauds, London Dungeon and London Eye.

          • [] Wensley is football crazy

            Just as the sun was setting on a warm spring evening, the green near Wensley Close was full of activity. It was the weekly Tuesday football sessions by Activity Sheffield that were bringing the place to life.

          • [] Burngreave Blastoff

            Burngreave had its second Blastoff area based football final on Friday 5th March at Fir Vale Sports Centre

          • [] Help for Haiti

            News of the January earthquake in Haiti has led to a multitude of fundraising events to support the victims of the quake in their efforts to rebuild their lives.

          • [] Healthy Cooking Course

            Over the past rew weeks, Ellesmere Youth Project have been running a Healthy Cooking Course for local young people to learn how to cook healthy food from scratch.

          • [] Fruits of the Forest at Parkwood Springs

            Thursday 18th March was an industrious and sunny spring day at Parkwood Springs when work took place to plant the fruit trees and bushes at the Forest Garden.

          • [] Community Litter Pick

            A group of local people are having a community litter pick around the Burngreave area on Sunday 9th May 2010 between 2pm and 5pm.

          • [] Interfaith vibes at Hallam

            Last edition, we brought you news that local residents Derrick Okrah and Farhan Ahmed were starting up a new society at Sheffield Hallam University's students’ union. Two months on, and SAMEEM has had a successful launch meeting with about 100 students attending.

          • [] Dementia? Welcome! Cafe

            The Café, inspired with the belief that living with Dementia can and should include joy in life and a sense of community, welcomes anyone who feels they would benefit.

          • [] Christchurch Lunch Club

            The club is run by volunteers on Thursday, and aims to foster a sense of community. We always welcome help and enjoy meeting new people, for part or all of a club day.

          • [] Maan's Guide to Recovery

            On 23rd February around a hundred people gathered at Sorby House to review the new recovery guide for mental health users from the Somali Mental Health Project (MAAN).

          • [] National no smoking day

            March 10th saw the annual No Smoking Day campaign across the U.K. In Burngreave we marked the day with an event at the Health Matters shop on Spital Hill

          • [+] Community Assemblies

            News from the North East Community Assembly, including councillor surgery dates.

          • [] The mystery of Roe Lane Tower

            The picture above was taken in 1940. Whatever is the large structure at the bottom of Roe Lane and who would build a house with a tower attached? I had to find out who lived in that house and why they built the tower.

          • [] Martyn Snow appointed Archdeacon

            After being vicar of Christ Church Pitsmoor for nearly nine years, Martyn Snow is moving on to take up the post of Archdeacon of Sheffield and Rotherham. Martyn has spoken to the Messenger about his time in Pitsmoor and the changes involved in starting this new appointment

          • [] Snow-time Memories

            We’ve had a slow start to this year – we are all getting on a bit and the weather has somewhat restricted our normal outings. This situation started us reminiscing about the weather conditions when we were young.

          • [] Sheffield Credit Union

            A not for profit community savings and loans co-operative. Save £208 compared to doorstop lenders.

          • [] SOVA volunteer mentors required
            • Could you understand the issues faced by offenders when they leave custody?

            • Are you a good listener?

            • Could you help and support an offender on a community based sentence or in the secure estate?

          • [] Care2Care help for the elderly

            Are you looking for a little help and support in your daily life? Many older people living independently wish they had a little help and support.

          • [] Volunteer cycling champions wanted

            Volunteer cycling champions wanted (male & female) to promote cycling to parents, children & the community in Burngreave & Fir Vale to encourage health & fitness and for fun!

        • [+] March 2010 news

          News from March 2010. The next printed issue is April 2010

        • [+] February 2010 News

          News, stories, information and jobs from February 2010, exclusive to the website.

        • [+] January 2010 News

          News, stories, information and jobs from January 2010, exclusive to the website.