January 2016 Issue 118

Celebrating achievement at Fir Vale

Fir Vale School's presentation evening

You've got skills

Skills swap group at Burngreave Children's cntre is a success.

Whiteways Winter fayre

Winter fayre at Whiteways school

The true meaning of Jihad

Muslim Youth league sisters organised a peace seminar.

The library comes to life

Storytelling and volunteering at the library

Rosebank carols

Children from Pye bank sing carols at Rosebank.

Plates and pizza

Green City action hosts two pottery events.

Musical Macbeth

Pye Bank Primary School stage a musical version of Macbeth.

Mushroom walk

A guided fungi walk through the cemetery

Eden by candlelight

Eden Fir Vale organised a lantern parade around the Page Hall/Wensley area.

Building learning power

An exciting creative project at Whiteways and Owler Brook Schools.

Harvesting for Fir vale food bank

In October 2015, pupils from Owler Brook and Whiteways Primary visited the St Cuthbert’s food bank to donate food from each of their harvest festivals.

Litter picking wins prizes!

A litter pick will become a regular event in Page Hall with prizes for those taking part.

Greentop reaches out

Greentop Community Circus involves local people.

Art in the Ashram

Painting by Ros Norsworthy of the Lord's supper on display at the Ashram.

Beacons lit up

Parkwood Springs lantern festival.

Crabtree Ponds get a makeover

New railings with artwork made by students at Longley Park Sixth Form College have been installed at Crabtree Ponds.

Brand new to Byron Wood

Gabriel moves to Sheffield and makes new friends at Byron Wood School.

Ellesmere Youth Volunteers

Ellesmere Youth Volunteers hold their AGM.

Age Better Christmas lunch

Age better Christmas lunch

Parkwood Springs festive lunch

Parkwood Springs Community Christmas Dinner at Parkwood Academy.

Safety first at Byron Wood

Byron Wood School is raising road safety awareness.

Page Hall petitions for funds

Businesses in Page Hall meet harry harpham MP to discuss regeneration of district.

A quilt of memories

St James churchgoer takes part in quilt display commemorating the First World war.

Fifty nine homes for Fir Vale

In April 2016 Sheffield Housing Company hopes to be starting work on fifty-nine homes in Fir vale

Roads repaired but trees lost

Work will be starting on repairing roads in some parts of Burngreave in April 2016 but some trees will be felled.

Sage centre stage

Sage launches World Mental Health Week in the Winter Gardens

Boxing in the chapel

Ali Hamed has converted a derelict chapel in Burngreave Cemetery into the ABC Boxing gym.

Meet Zeeshan Maughal - fighting fit!

Zeeshan Maughal's boxing story

An Iranian in Paris

Ali Nekooi was born in Iran and has lived in Burngreave since the 1980's.

My Pye Bank

Barbara Warsop's family story.

Lilian Bamforth

Memories of Lilian Bamforth by Gabriel Kaden Jacobs

Spital Hill art, Love it or hate it

Two sculptures have been installed on Spital Hill.

Zero budget, infinite possibilities

Cheap Thrills Film Festival is in its fifth year thanks to Martin Currie.

Messenger collaborates with Now Then magazine

New year, new funds for Burngreave

Good news of new funding for Pitsmoor Adventure Playground and Burngreave messenger.

No human being is illegal

Fran and Stuart went to Calais to take over donations for refugees.

Winter Health Advice

Winter Health Advice from Sheffield clinical Commissioning group

Healthy Communities programme

Sheffield City Council's healthy communities programme information.

Sheffield City Council:Burngreave, your local area

Inforamation for Burngreave from Sheffield City Council.

Page Hall Surgery, a special case

Page hall Surgery gains some extra funding

Claiming back Burngreave Cemetery

Reclaiming the cemetery after some robberies were committed there.

Better buses for North Sheffield?

Changes to some bus stops in Burngreave.

Misery on the buses

Changes to the bus routes in November have caused problems.

Firs Hill falls back into special measures

Firs Hill School has gone into special measures.

Love food, hate waste

A session was held on how to prevent food from being thrown away.

Learn well, live well

A series of courses and workshops for adults with mental ill health.

Aspiring to health

The Healthy Living Centre on Earl Marshall Road opens on 15th February.

Dear Messenger...

Letter from Claire Burnell asking about the multi- cultural festival.

Sheffield Roma network

Details of Sheffield Roma network

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