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The Inner Relief Road

Surely you are wrong to think that the intention is to cut Burngreave off from the rest of Sheffield?

2016-10-25 15:48:18
Healthy haven

A new enterprise on Spital Hill offers health, hair and beauty and community to women of the area. Dispensing with the conventional ‘shop floor’, Saf Saf is a homely haven providing everything women need to look good and get healthy.

2016-10-25 11:51:28
The Pub Guide: The Crown Inn

Situated on the corner of Forncett Street and Harleston Street (off Carlisle Street), The Crown recently reopened under new management.

2016-10-25 11:49:16
Young Savers

Pitsmoor Credit Union (PCU) has seen around sixty young people at Firs Hill School join its Young Savers scheme, since its launch in April.

2016-10-25 11:40:24
Target Cactus Club

The Cactus Club nightclub, on Earsham Street, opened in February 2005, with hopes of being a community venue and successful club. However, since opening, the management have complained about the high number of visits they receive from the police, and the large numbers in which they arrive.

2016-10-25 11:30:15
The Pub Guide: The Hallcar Tavern

The Hallcar Tavern is situated in the centre of the Carwood Estate on Carwood Grove, handy for bus routes 2O, 39 and B1.

2016-10-25 10:50:01
Dear Messenger...

Readers of the Messenger share their views and have their say.

2016-10-25 04:19:19
Member needed

The BNDfC employment and enterprise theme strategy group currently has a vacancy for a representative from the voluntary, community or faith sector

2016-10-25 03:52:46
The Pub Guide: The Bay Horse

The Bay Horse, on Pitsmoor Road has been a favourite pub for as long as I can remember, and longer as some regulars recall. The pub is now Pitsmoor’s only family-owned hostelry.

2016-10-25 03:33:10
Target: Burngreave

On 4th January 2006 we received reports of a large police presence in the Spital Hill area. At around 11.30am the following day we witnessed five uniformed police units station themselves on Brunswick and Burngreave Roads, Spital and Earsham Streets, Bressingham Road North and Spital Hill.

2016-10-25 02:20:01
Masterplan – no wholesale demolition

Council members announced some significant changes to the Masterplan at a Burngreave Area Panel meeting on Sunday 17th April at Firvale School. It was a well-attended and at times fiery meeting with upwards of 200 people coming in over the course of the afternoon.

2016-10-24 20:16:25
‘Remaster the Plan’

The Masterplan is still provoking anger and fear this month. The Plan, which includes demolition and rebuilding of retail and residential areas, is due at Council Cabinet in May for a final decision. But some residents are determined to get their views heard and the plans changed.

2016-10-24 16:01:37
Our community champion

Rachel Liszka is Community Champion at Tesco Extra Superstore.

2016-06-11 14:58:31
Dear Messenger

Letters from Alex Lamb and Mrs Janice Hartley on problems since moving a Spital Hill bus stop.

2016-06-11 10:38:39
Open day at the Healthy Living Centre

Open day at the Healthy Living Centre on 11th July 2016. 10.00 am -2.00 pm

2016-06-08 15:36:29
June 2016 news

June 2016 news and information

2016-06-08 08:39:10
"I sparkle in colour" event at Ellesmere Children's Centre

Special event at Ellesmere Children's Centre. 12.00 -7.00 pm. 4th June 2016.

2016-05-15 08:29:57
Page Hall petitions for funds

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

2016-01-13 07:56:57
Job vacancy: Cafeteria coordinator

Details of a job vacancy for a cafe coordinator at the Yemeni Community Association

  • Working Hours: 37.5

  • Salary Scale: £18,525

  • Closing date: 11th December

2015-11-24 16:53:13
Spital Hill update

Latest on Spital Hill improvement scheme

2015-10-06 19:56:20
What’s the plan now for the Masterplan?

As it stands at the moment the Masterplan for Spital Hill will be in two phases.

2015-08-18 19:57:09
A gathering storm

The Burngreave Ashram on Spital Hill held a meeting in November where Rob Smith heard passionate discussions about the Masterplan that is creating a storm.

2015-08-18 19:53:42
Masterplan delayed

In response to the many concerns raised by residents the Council have extended consultation about the Burngreave and Firvale Masterplan until April next year. The most vocal complaints came from traders on Spital Hill.

2015-08-18 19:49:26
It’s the business…

Burngreave businesses have been getting stuck into the nitty gritty of building success in the area through the continuing development of the Business Forum.

2015-08-18 11:04:17
The Cactus Club Update

On 28th September 2004 the Cactus Club management were granted planning permission for their building on Earsham Street, and are now working with building regulators, to bring the premises up to health and safety standards.

2015-08-18 10:41:51
End of the Rainbow

Charity shop, Rainbow's End, has closed down.

2015-05-28 12:14:45
Paddy Power closes

Paddy Power betting shop on Spital Hill has closed.

2015-05-28 11:45:29
Messenger Editorial

Residents looked forward to a turning point in Carwood’s future. This month, someone seemed prepared to waste other people’s lives to carry out a deed that inconveniences many

2015-05-11 17:00:04
Carwood shop attack

They rushed in without warning. The masked one, wielding a metal bar, struck out with intent to cause harm to the shop’s keeper, Robert Dixon. The sustained attack on the premises continued, with intent on causing destruction and serious bodily harm to Robert.

2015-05-11 16:57:31
Pride in new plaza

Based at 64 to 68a Spital Hill, the Spital Hill Plaza & Function Room project has already attracted interest from a large section of our community’s small enterprises. A florist, fish market, clothing sales, barber and beauty salon, blending with a charity shop while above that sits a large function room. These things are already earmarked for Burngreave’s first shopping plaza.

2015-05-11 11:24:29
Translating road safety

After residents raised concerns in the August issue about road safety on Ellesmere Road, I spoke to driving instructor Abdul Majeed Najib on the topic.

2015-05-11 10:58:43
Carwood makes progress

After months of speculation and disruption to the lives of Carwood residents progress has finally been made. To their relief Carwood Mini Market reopened on 1st August and will provide the estate with easy access to everyday essentials.

2015-05-11 10:48:43
Supporting local business

Through the Supporting Business project, Saghir Ahmed, the Business and Enterprise Champion, works with residents and companies to assist in the development of new business start-ups and the expansion of existing businesses

2015-03-31 12:43:01
Shops & Businesses

This month Rob Smith visits Nellie’s Sandwich Shop and the Tawakal shop, catering for wedding dresses for all sizes, races, nations and religious backgrounds.

2015-03-31 10:21:26
…but permission for sign refused

Local restraunteur Bsharath ‘Paul’ Hussain couldn’t believe it when plans for a new sign for his landmark restaurant, The Kashmir, were rejected. The Local Planning Authority said it would be “detrimental to the visual amenities of the locality”.

2015-03-31 10:16:20
Council plan transformation…

Proposals for the Burngreave and Fir Vale Masterplan have been unveiled by the Council. Nothing is finalised, but all the options include plans for extensive rebuilding of key local areas.

2015-03-31 10:07:25
Spital Hill shop improvements

Since the Messenger’s last print edition in October the council’s contractor M3 has begun the Spital Hill improvement scheme, intended to revitalise the appearance of the shop fronts.

2015-03-23 12:15:53
JOBS at Watoto: 2 Early Years Practitioners

Watoto Pre-School are seeking to appoint two enthusiastic and dynamic Early Years Practitioners.

  • Full-time posts. 38 weeks per year (term time only)

  • Pay £10,000 – £14,000 per year (dependent on experience and qualifications)

  • Closing date Friday 10th October 2014

2014-10-02 16:22:51
Get into retail with Marks & Spencer

If you are 16 to 25,unemployed and interested in a career in retail, join this free training programme. 2 training programmes, each of 4 weeks, start on 1st September and 8th September 2014

2014-08-08 15:06:31
Level 2 Certificate in Customer Service

Do you wish to seek employment within a customer service role? Come along to information/enrolment session on Wednesday 9th July 2014 at Whiteways School,

2014-07-04 14:43:43
Burngreave International Markets launch

Celebrate the launch of the newly refurbished Ellesmere Green on Sunday 22nd June. Car Boot Sale at 7am.

2014-06-02 12:48:18
Library Appeal

As part of “Save Burngreave Library” appeal, the Tara, with lots of help from St. Peter’s Scout Group and Jackie Drayton (councillor), held a bag packing event on Saturday 3rd May 2014.

2014-05-29 19:13:38
Rainbows End access problems

Rainbows End charity shop on Spital Hill, which has occupied part of Sorby House since December 2008, is experiencing problems in accessing storage space and the refuse disposal area

2014-05-29 16:33:45
Ellesmere Green is finished

In early May, the construction of Ellesmere Green was finished and people began to enjoy the green straight away.

2014-05-29 14:54:42
Cat Control

Details of a scheme for those who need help with cat neutering

2014-03-29 10:40:04
Level 2 Award in Food Safety

Designed for anyone working in catering, manufacturing or retail selling where food is prepared, cooked and handled.

2014-03-13 15:06:06
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.

2014-03-04 16:04:41
Shops and business features
  • Ellesmere News & Food

  • Noel’s Secrets

  • The Glade Newsagent

2014-03-04 15:46:14
JOB: Part-time Admin Officer at Bright Stars Nursery

Bright Stars Nursery is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to support the smooth running of the nursery office.

  • Term time only, minimum 6 hours per week

  • £6.35- £6.65 per hour

  • Closing date 21st February 2014

2014-02-17 16:46:27
JOB: Early Years Room Leader at Bright Stars Nursery

There is currently a vacancy for a Room Leader on a permanent basis within Bright Stars Nursery.

  • term time only, 30-35 hours per week

  • £6.65 – £7.50 per hour

  • Closing date: 21st February 2014

2014-02-17 16:39:32
Activity Sheffield - Walk Boost

Free community walks for adults

2014-01-31 23:13:55
Spital Hill shop front map

Map showing boundary of Spital Hill shop front scheme.

2014-01-30 21:30:49
Brief history of Spital Hill Works

A short history of Spital Hill Works

2014-01-30 20:23:38
Spital Hill shop fronts

Spital Hill businesses will receive investment to refurbish their shopfronts and regenerate the area.

2014-01-30 15:55:15
Plans for Spital Hill Works

Perched on the hillside overlooking the Wicker arches, Spital Hill Works was once home to a collection of Victorian manufacturers working in steel and silver. Now, after years lying almost completely empty and exposed to vandalism and fire, the crumbling remains of one of Spital Hill's most neglected buildings could be about to receive some much needed attention.

2014-01-30 15:49:09
Flood defences “yes” vote

Businesses from Nursery St, the Wicker and Don Valley have voted to pay higher business rates so flood defences can go ahead.

2014-01-30 14:44:27
Get into Retail with Marks & Spencer

If you are aged 16 to 25, unemployed and interested in a career in retail, join this free training programme.

  • The deadline for applications is Friday 31st January 2014

2014-01-10 15:25:33
Spital Hill shops open as usual

Visit your local shops. Open as usual during the work on Spital Hill and Ellesmere. Great quality and a variety of products and services at fantastic prices.

2013-12-02 00:05:18
Castle Market

A gallery of pictures from Castle Market's last day open.

2013-11-29 15:03:37
Wicker flood defence proposal

A proposal to build flood defences from the Wicker Arches to Meadowhall is being planned. It will also increase the height of the flood defences on Nursery Street.

2013-11-28 15:52:27
Castle Market’s last day

It was an emotional day at Castle Market on 23rd November as it held its last day of trading. The Market will now move to the Moor from Monday 25th November.

2013-11-28 15:46:35
Spital Hill traders suffer

Shop owners on Spital Hill have seen a downturn in trade since the one-way traffic system has been put in.

2013-11-28 14:23:07
Wicker flood defence proposal

A proposal to build flood defences from the Wicker arches to Meadowhall is being planned and businesses are being asked to vote on it.

2013-11-20 08:50:50
Work started on Spital Hill and Ellesmere Green

A one-way traffic system has been agreed, with traffic going up Spital Hill (similar to what was done when Tesco was being built, as well as the Relief Road).

2013-10-17 15:26:18
Jerky's Jamalicious

Jerky's Jamalicious has recently opened at the Spital Hill Plaza and specialises in freshly prepared jerk chicken prepared on an original Caribbean jerk pan.

2013-09-28 19:17:33
Earl Marshall fundraising day

Burngreave’s hugely successful football club, Earl Marshall Juniors, enjoyed the pre-season with a fundraiser at their training ground on Petre Street.

2013-09-26 17:10:00
Help wanted after fire at recycling plant

Reclaim is a recycling charity in Attercliffe that provides work and support for adults with learning disabilities. After a huge fire on Sunday 14th destroyed the majority of their site, they are looking for local businesses and skilled workers to help get the plant up and running again.

2013-08-27 20:12:15
Give Fairtrade the thumbs up at Pitsmoor Methodist Church

A new outlet for fair trade goods opens in Burngreave on Monday 26th August.

2013-08-21 07:51:37
Saving money together

We are a group of 6 women and we buy our shopping together to help save money. We want to share our idea to inspire others

2013-07-19 20:38:22
Letter: Rainbows End break-in

I was greatly saddened to hear of the break in at Rainbows End. It happened in the early hours of the morning of the 15th of February. A large piece of concrete was thrown through the door and a TV and digital photo frame was stolen.

2013-03-24 22:19:34
Ellesmere Green Update

Designs for the development of Ellesmere Green will go forward to the next stage with very few changes following the consultation in the summer.

2012-12-01 13:57:50
Childcare vacancies at Firvale Pre-School

FREE 15 hours childcare for children aged 3yrs – 4yrs old.

2012-10-01 12:07:29
Swift Pharmacy

After months of renovation work, Sajid Razaq and his team of local professionals have transformed a corner shop next to Burngreave Vestry Hall into a new community pharmacy, offering late night opening hours, 7 days a week.

2012-10-01 11:50:57
Spital Hill entrance shuts overnight

Tescos Spital Hill entrance has been closing between 12 midnight and 6 in the morning after shoplifting incidents forced the store to shut one of its two main entrances overnight.

2012-09-29 20:33:37
Al-Esayi tableware

Local businessman Mohamed Saleh has recently opened a new store at 7 Ellesmere Road selling Middle Eastern tableware.

2012-09-29 19:55:18
Ice cream at the East House

After completing extensive refurbishment of the premises himself, Algali Saeed has recently opened what used to be the East House pub as an ice cream and coffee shop. He will shortly be adding burgers, kebabs, chicken, chips, pizzas and other items to the menu

2012-09-29 19:39:52
20 years service at Ellesmere Post Office

Kamalbir Nandra (Kamal) who, along with his wife Dalbir (Bobby) has been running the Ellesmere Post Office since l992, has decided it is time to have a change.

2012-09-28 14:29:25
Ellesmere Green Proposals

Sheffield City Council has proposed plans to improve Ellesmere Green which are expected to begin in summer 2013.

2012-07-20 14:33:58
Consultation starts on Ellesmere Green

Sheffield City Council has proposed plans to improve Ellesmere Green which are anticipated to begin in the Summer 2013. Public Consultation will take place between Monday, 2 July and Friday, 27 July 2012.

2012-07-03 13:53:33
Soap Star in Firvale

A highly motivated 26-year old has broken out of the cycle of temporary contracts and unemployment by setting up his own soap making business, working from home.

2012-05-24 15:38:37
Dear Messenger: Andrew Richards

Local resident, Andrew Richards, has written to Tesco Manager, Mark Collings to complain about the new cycle lane on Spital Hill.

2012-04-02 06:53:08
Internet café on Scott Road

Next to Bruce’s grocery store on Scott Road is .net, a new internet café and mobile phones and accessory shop. It provides a variety of services, including mobile phone unlocking, top-ups, phone and PC repairs and even a Playstation to come and play games online.

2012-04-01 13:29:31
Brightening up Spital Hill

Queen Shop is a new shop on Spital Hill, selling fashion clothing for women.

2012-03-29 15:03:35
Tesco impact on Spital Hill shops

To look at, Spital Hill is not suffering at all. Very few of the shops are empty, with several new businesses establishing themselves in recent months, ranging from new take-aways to clothing shops. The greatest fear is for the grocery stores, so we focused our attention on these.

2012-03-29 14:54:56
Supporting the Messenger

The Burngreave Messenger is about to become a teenager! In July, we’ll be celebrating our 13th birthday and in June, we’ll be putting out our 100th issue – quite an achievement for a community magazine run mainly on the time, effort, skills and goodwill of local volunteers.

2012-03-29 14:53:23
The lights go out

The lights are going out on the Wicker as the cuts bite.

2012-03-29 14:45:11
Free flood training day

This free training day is to prepare to fight floods to protect homes and businesses. It aims to familiarise individuals with the Sheffield Flood Resilience Network and resources on offer to help reduce the impact of flooding.

2012-03-11 19:51:54
Burngreave’s best businesses

Business successes were recognised in January at the first ever Burngreave Business Awards.

2012-03-08 17:01:19
Taste of Punjab

‘Taste Of Punjab’ is the new name for the recently re-opened takeaway at 186 Barnsley Road, providing curries along with pizzas, kebabs, fried chicken and burger meals.

2012-02-03 21:15:35
Mas Audio

These days there are few companies who can say that ‘business is booming’ but for one local car audio specialist it is doing just that – literally!

2012-02-03 20:56:58
Rainbow's End Antique & Collectors Event

Articles of interest to collectors

2012-02-03 17:00:58
Finding positive ways forward

Mubarak Hassan is the new Somali Community Development Coordinator

2012-02-02 15:06:39
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.

2012-01-12 15:58:10
Green City Action AGM

Green City Action AGM Saturday 17th December 2011 – Abbeyfield Park House, Abbeyfield Road, Sheffield

2011-11-25 15:31:47
Saleh's Mini Market

Saleh’s Mini Market opened in the year 2000 and has been a mainstay of Spital Hill’s shopping district ever since.

2011-11-25 09:18:04
New range at Fir Vale PO

Local Resident, Asif, the owner of the Post Office in Fir Vale recalls how 4 years ago business was doing well but now people seem to be moving to online services; by his estimation sales have halved. To get the Post Office back in business he is introducing a range of brand new products.

2011-11-25 08:59:16
Rainbows End celebration

When Charity shop Rainbow’s End was visited by Channel 4’s “Secret Millionaire” Simi Choudhrie, she gave £100,000 to help their work. Part of that money was for a celebration to reward all the people involved in the project at the Cutlers' Hall.

2011-11-24 17:54:15
Improving Spital Hill

Sheffield City Council has recently received £371,500 to improve the Spital Hill public realm, as part of the planning conditions on Tesco.

2011-11-24 14:37:12
Tesco jobs

The Messenger continues to ask for confirmation of how many Tesco jobs went to local residents.

2011-11-24 14:33:15
Tesco opening

The Tesco Extra supermarket opened on October 31st on Spital Hill.

2011-11-24 14:27:23
Letter to the Messenger

A letter from a messenger reader expressing his feelings about the future of the masterplan.

2011-11-03 17:17:10
Council Approve masterplan

Sheffield city Council Cabinet meeting approved the Burngreave and Firvale masterplan and money can now be accessed to begin the work.

2011-11-03 17:04:40
Its Official - Cactus Club Opens

The new Cactus Club opening on earsham Street to the sound of African drums

2011-11-03 16:46:56
Abbeyfield Park Multicultural Festival

Abbeyfield Park Multicultural Festival. Sunday 10th July 2005 1 pm – 6 pm

2011-11-03 15:27:03
Young man shot and killed on Spital Hill

A young man has been shot on Sptial Hill in the early hours of Sunday 30th October.

2011-10-30 14:07:54
Wicker chemist

As part of their 60th anniversary celebrations, Wicker Pharmacy are looking for people with memories of the pharmacy or of the Wicker from 1952.

2011-09-25 12:55:38
26 years serving the community

After 26 years of unceasing service at the Burngreave Wine Shop, the Patel family have decided to take retirement and sell their shop on the corner of Burngreave Road and Catherine Street.

2011-09-25 09:25:39
Wicker flood defences

Flood defences are still planned for the Wicker and Nursery St but not on the scale originally intended – leading to more uncertainty for local businesses.

2011-09-24 21:18:18
Affordable furniture

Opened in July 2010, ‘Affordable Furnishings’ on the Wicker sells a range of household furniture, including beds, sofas and dining room furniture.

2011-09-23 17:34:38
Job disappointment

As well as the 120 jobs, the scheme also left 800 people disappointed. Some residents expressed concern that not enough jobs have gone to local residents.

2011-09-22 14:32:15
Successful Applicants

The Tesco job guarantee scheme for the new Spital Hill store is now well underway. The scheme, which initially received around 900 applications, now has 120 trainees working together over an 8-week period in preparation for the store’s opening.

2011-09-22 14:28:55
Spital Hill Prepares for Tesco

In a month’s time, Spital Hill will hold the opening of a new Tesco Extra store. The superstore will have a bakery, clothes outlet and more, in addition to the regular food items.

2011-09-22 14:22:17
International confectioners arrive in Fir Vale

Shoppers in Fir Vale will be able to satisfy their sweet tooth when Kashmir Crown Bakery, the biggest Asian sweet and confectionery manufacturers in Europe, opens its first South Yorkshire store in Fir Vale on 28th September.

2011-09-22 13:31:31
Tesco prepares to open on Spital Hill

It's been a long time coming but the Tesco on Spital Hill is due to open on 31st October 2011.

2011-09-22 13:21:32
Jobs: Tesco Spital Hill vacancies

Tesco's new store on Spital Hill has vacancies for a range of in-store jobs.

  • various hours (see individual job details on Tesco's website)

  • Apply before: Monday 5th September 2011

2011-08-30 19:23:29
Aswaaq-Zain leading the way

Aswaaq-Zain opened on Ellesmere Road six months ago. Its restrained elegant window display marks it out from others on the Spital Hill shopping centre.

2011-07-22 20:33:13
New Kebabish Grill Bar

Kebabish Grill bar located in the Firvale area, Firth Park Road is a new approach to takeaway food, offering its customers healthy grilled food at an affordable price.

2011-07-22 20:20:52
Road changes at Spital Hill

Work is underway to prepare Spital Hill for increased traffic as Tesco's Burngreave store begins to take shape,

2011-07-21 15:38:48
Ice cream van fire

An ice-cream van on andover Street caught fire and burst into massive flames and smoke – as seen in the picture taken by Mohamed Bashe, a local writer and taxi driver.

2011-07-21 15:12:21
Tesco Jobs - Hotline Number

Details of Tesco's job guarantee scheme for Burngreave residents.

2011-06-12 18:54:58
Kelham Island Brewery Open Evening

Kelham brewery will be open to visitors

2011-06-12 07:22:56
Firshill shop now re-opened

After several months of closure, the Firshill Glade Shop has now reopened to serve residents on the Firshill Estate, conveniently situation not far from the Sheffield United Football Acadeny

2011-05-26 16:21:53
Tesco jobs

The Spital Hill Tesco will soon be launching a job guarantee scheme for local residents who have been unemployed for more than 6 months.

  • The hotline number will be on the Messenger website from 13th June.

  • The hotline will open on 27th June

2011-05-26 15:29:35
Pitsmoor stole secret millionaire's heart

Channel 4's Secret Millionaire provided some gold for a Burngreave charity shop. On Tuesday 3rd May, is was revealed how a pregnant millionaire took a shine to Rainbow's End, as entrepreneur Simrin ('Simi') Choudrie dished out £100,000 towards a new building to develop other parts of the Rainbow work.

2011-05-26 15:20:09
Car Boot Sale

Saturday 14th May 2011 at Firs Hill Primary School.

2011-04-01 18:55:31
Pitsmoor convenience store supports Firs Hill

Pitsmoor Convenience Store donated 192 bottles of water to Firshill School in February.

2011-04-01 15:32:30
New hair salon on Spital Hill

Priscilla Waring has recently opened her own hair salon at the former BCAF office on Spital Hill. Known as “Cassy's Salon”, it provides a comprehensive service for men, women and children of all cultures.

2011-03-31 17:27:18
Watoto Pre-School

Do you need childcare? Are you considering your options? Choose the best!

2011-01-28 19:56:14
Come along and "Have your say"

You are invited to the next Public Business Meeting for the North East Community Assembly which will take place on Wednesday 27 April at Shirecliffe Community Centre, 349 Shirecliffe Road, S5 8XJ.

2011-01-28 16:47:24
Tesco starts building

Building work has started on the site of the new Tesco at Savile Street.

2011-01-27 14:50:44
New Deal’s buildings go to the Council

At a public meeting on 8th December Sheffield City Council announced plans to take ownership of all buildings owned by Burngreave New Deal for Communities – the Vestry Hall, Sorby House and Forum House.

2010-12-21 15:20:00
Burngreave keeps going in the snow

Many Burngreave shops and businesses kept their doors open on Wednesday 1st December, despite heavy snow, more than 12 inches in places, over night.

2010-12-01 16:03:31
Rainbow’s End reward

Rainbows End was a give a donation of just over £1300 from a Sale of Plants organised at All Saints Ladies Group in Ecclesall.

2010-11-28 22:26:56
Messenger Editorial

You can help support the Messenger

2010-11-25 15:11:26
Spital Hill buildings’ future uncertain

In September Burngreave New Deal made a public announcement that they would run out of money in December.

2010-11-25 15:11:08
Arwa Relaxation Therapy (ART)

In February we featured local resident Arwa Havard’s theraputic massage groups. Arwa trained with Vicky Gaughan, at the Sheffield Centre for Massage, qualified and is now practising near Abbeyfield Park

2010-11-25 14:51:12
Home cooking at New Roots

Hommity pie, halloumi flatbread wraps, courgette and raisin cupcakes, carrot, orange, feta and olive salads: with new coordinator and cook, Ange Drozdowski, in the New Roots kitchen, you can be sure of a tasty meal at each visit.

2010-09-23 18:27:58
End of an era for the Kashmir

Spital Hill's first Asian restaurant, the Kashmir Curry Centre, has closed after 36 years.

2010-09-23 15:32:48
Advertise in the Messenger

Discounted rates for Burngreave businesses and organisations. Find out more.

2010-07-26 01:03:42
BNDfC update

We continue to work towards securing the future of BNDfC and Launchpad have been appointed the contract to clean all of our buildings.

2010-07-26 00:38:39
Harleston Street finds a new tenant

Sheffield Racial Equality Council relocate from SYAC.

2010-07-26 00:34:13
New Tenants at Sorby House

Following a long period of marketing BNDfC are pleased to announce the securing of two new occupiers to Sorby House.

2010-07-26 00:29:34
10 years of Universal

Universal Takeaway in Firth Park is celebrating its 10 year anniversary in July.

2010-07-24 09:51:33
Junoon... not just another clothes shop

Junoon can be found on Page Hall Road, it specialises in Gul-Ahmed clothing, a leading Pakistani designer. The store focuses on modern and fashionable clothing.

2010-07-24 09:39:04
Future of development

The Council's new planning document, The Sheffield Development Framework, or SDF, was unveiled at a recent Burngreave Community Action Forum meeting in June, ahead of 6 weeks of public consultation.

2010-07-23 20:08:43
Spital Hill business opportunity

The former Advocacy Now offices on Spital Hill are available to let on a lease with four years to run at a rent of £8,500 per annum.

2010-05-31 00:40:46
New Roots, new times

New Roots Cafe has extended its opening hours from 11.30 – 5pm, ideal for after school. We are offering milk shakes and smoothies throughout half term

2010-05-27 15:59:08
Sheffield Credit Union

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

2010-03-26 18:21:40
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”.

2010-03-25 16:20:09
Jeanie's Cafe

Burngreave’s latest cafe venture comes with years of catering experience and takes the term “meals on wheels” to new heights!

2010-01-31 18:11:26
Rainbow's End 1st Birthday

It’s a year since the Rainbow’s End shop opened on Spital Hill. We want to say a big thank you for all your support so come to our celebration events!

2009-11-30 11:49:56
Inside Page Hall

Page Hall is an amazing place. If you had any doubts, you only need spend five minutes looking at Richard Hanson's new exhibition to be sure.

2009-11-27 14:11:25
Tesco to open late

Over a third of the jobs promised by Tesco at Spital Hill will now be delayed until 2015.

2009-11-25 16:51:12
Hallcar Tavern closes its doors

The Hallcar Tavern closed as a pub this summer, and was sold at auction in September 2009 for just £52,000. It is such a landmark in the area and has stood through so many changes over the years. We reflect on a time when the local pub was the heart of the community.

2009-09-26 11:04:54
Lyons Street takeaway

After 14 months’ hard work, local caterer, Mr Imtiaz, was delighted to finally open Pizza Cottage Cafe and Takeaway on Lyons Close, Ellesmere on 3rd August 2009. Free food was served between 2 and 6pm on the opening day.

2009-09-25 17:38:07
Curry surprise on Dorking Street

Surprises in Burngreave are often just around the corner, as I discovered recently when looking for the Curry Canteen run by Rupert Ellis. It is within about 3 minutes’ walk of the Ellesmere Road shops, tucked away among the old cobbled streets behind John Heath’s Funeral Parlour. To get to it, you walk down Hallcar Sreet, take the first left, then first right into Dorking Street.

2009-09-25 17:17:30
Anger over parking tickets

On the 20th August, businesses from the Fir Vale and Page Hall Traders association came together to express their frustration with Parking Services, who have been handing out numerous tickets in recent months.

2009-09-24 19:25:34
Malcolm X Travel

A new development for Spital Hill; it’s first dedicated travel agency.

2009-07-19 19:46:18
Free Training: 'How the Public Sector Sources'

Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask.

2009-07-16 18:59:41
Facing Redundancy?

Have you thought about being your own boss? Our team of Neighbourhood Enterprise Coaches are here to help you turn your dream of running your own business into a reality!

2009-07-16 18:53:34
Emerging Sheffield Artists Touring Exhibition Visits Burngreave

The Creative Outpost, based in Burngreave Chapel, hosted an exhibition on 4th June 2009, which featured a collection of pieces from emerging Sheffield artists whose talents range across a wide variety of styles.

2009-07-16 18:49:41
BiG - Make it Your Business

The latest news from BiG – Make it Your Business.

2009-07-16 18:47:30
Landlords for Excellence course

Free access to a University run training course for landlords! Sheffield Hallam University’s Landlords for Excellence. Next Course: September 2009.

2009-06-01 12:30:41
Pub reunion

I joined around 30 locals in The Normanton pub on Earldom Road for their reunion. When I arrived the bar was decked with balloons and nibbles. I asked organaiser John “Fozzi” Foster what it was all about.

2009-05-29 14:44:49
Landlords’ advice day

On 23rd April, an advice session to promote the Sheffield Responsible Landlord Scheme was run by the Pakistan Advice and Community Association in Fir Vale, in partnership with the Council’s Private Sector Housing Team.

2009-05-28 22:09:12
TESCO plans

The latest plans for Tesco's mixed-use development at the corner of Spital Hill and Savile Street have been submitted to the Council's planning board following amendments to their design.

2009-03-27 18:34:13
Free Makeover

Local resident Mriom Nazir is to set up a new business after qualifying as a hair and makeup artist specialising in fashion and bridal hair and make-up.

2009-03-27 15:48:06
Burngreave Health Matters

Thursday 16th April 9.30am–3.00pm Provided FREE by Health Matters in Burngreave. Are you interested in health in your community? Would you like to find out more about health issues that affect people in Burngreave? Do you have ideas of how services could be better?

2009-03-27 15:39:34
Adult Learning

Guide to learning opportunities in Burngreave and Fir Vale New Courses for the Summer Term

2009-03-27 15:32:49
FREE ½ day Training for Landlords

How can the Council help you?

  • Tenancy advice

  • Repair advice

  • Where to get help

  • How to get concessions for landlords

2009-03-27 15:02:22
Zambuko Izibuko Cultural Crossings

Cultural exchange with dance workshops

2009-03-27 14:27:44
Burngreave Cultural Industries Challenge

Burngreave Cultural Industries Challenge, activities at the Vastry Offices, 2 Burngreave Road, Sheffielod, S3 9DD.,

2009-03-27 14:09:54
Messenger Editorial

The Messenger has had another two votes of confidence with grants from two charitable trusts who have seen the benefit of our work in the community: many thanks to the Scurrah Wainwright Charity and Sheffield Town Trust.

2009-03-27 13:42:43
Northern General Parking

Tighter parking controls on streets around Norwood Rd can now be introduced, after residents raised the issue with councillors at Burngreave Area Panel.

2009-03-27 13:34:13
BiG make it your Business

News from Big Business

2009-03-26 22:11:39
Wicker Community Forum meeting

The next Wicker Forum meeting will be on 26th March 2009

2009-03-15 21:05:46
Celebrating Fir Vale's Success

Fir Vale School's Presentation Evening held on 26th November celebrated the 10th Anniversary of its re-launch from the old Earl Marshal School in 1998.

2009-01-30 16:01:40
Burngreave Cultural Industries Challenge

Burngreave Cultural Industries Challenge, activities at the Vastry Offices, 2 Burngreave Road, Sheffielod, S3 9DD.,

2009-01-29 19:34:53
Free advice and support to help you stop smoking!

The Sheffield Stop Smoking Service has trained stop smoking advisers ready to give you information on nicotine replacement products and other aids to stopping smoking and provide support to you after you have stopped smoking.

2009-01-29 18:55:17
Emergency and Support

Ever thought of working for South Yorkshire Police?

2009-01-29 18:31:33
The NHS recruits more than Doctors and Nurses

Do you want to know more about the types of jobs available?

2009-01-29 18:07:07
Burngreave Health Matters

The Burngreave Health Matters project is an initiative between Burngreave New Deal and the Primary Care Trust.

2009-01-29 17:20:58
Rainbow's End opens

After a year of planning “Rainbow's End” community charity shop, based on the ground floor of Sorby House on Spiral Hill, opened its doors to the public on 6th December 2008. The official opening ceremony (conducted by a “Mickey Mouse” look-alike) was a very happy occasion which attracted a large crowd from all sections of the community

2009-01-29 15:59:14
Wicker Cafe

Rob and Sarah Armytage run the Wicker Cafe. and over the last 12 years have seen a lot of changes in the clientele and fashions of the area.

2009-01-29 15:07:00
Wicker traders join forces

After two years of road works and flood, the Wicker improvements are now mostly finished. For Burngreave residents it's definitely worth stopping on the way in to town. This issue we feature the Wicker Cafe

2009-01-29 14:35:35
Sorby House offices to rent

BiG are offering office space for new business start ups, existing businesses and voluntary and community groups.

2008-12-01 14:32:23
Planning for success

How to plan your new business: The Wicker, Albion House. Classes in December 2008.

2008-12-01 14:30:18
New second hand shop

A new charity shop, Rainbow’s End Burngreave, is opening in Sorby House in the old Ladbrokes shop on Spital Hill. It will soon be a registered charity and is run by a group of local people.

2008-12-01 12:48:39
Beauty Beneath ladies hair salon

Beauty Beneath ladies hair salon, on Hinde House Lane in Fir Vale, opened at the end of October and is run by Afshan Islam. The salon is soon to expand with beauticians using the upstairs room, thereby giving women one environment for all their beauty requirements.

2008-11-29 20:40:04
Jeff Hall Driving School

Jeff Hall moved to Burngreave two years ago and didn’t know anyone in the area. He began working part time as a driving instructor and soon built up an excellent reputation in the neighbourhood. He became well known as a patient instructor who communicated well with members of the community and his students all had very respectable pass rates.

2008-11-29 20:17:06
Local Business helps smokers to quit

Burngreave-based couple Mary and Mayank Bramhbhatt, have recently launched NOBACCO, a unique mouth fresher which fights tobacco addiction, to help smokers across the UK to quit their habit for good!

2008-11-29 20:02:27
Wicker development plans aired

About 40 people – mainly business owners and developers – attended a meeting on Thursday 13th November to hear about plans for the long-term development of the Wicker and Riverside area.

2008-11-29 18:32:35
Companions Club closes

The Sheffield Companions Club on Barnsley Road finally closed in October. The ground floor area has now opened as a wholesale and retail Halal Butchers.

2008-11-28 16:55:10
Tesco to start next year

In a presentation for the Area Panel in November 2008, Tesco revealed that building on the Spital Hill store could start in October 2009, with the store open around the beginning of 2011.

2008-11-27 20:32:50
Fir Vale Pre-school

Childcare at affordable prices for children aged 6 months to 5 years.

2008-09-29 13:22:27
Bright Beginners

New nursery caring for children from birth to five years.

2008-09-29 13:17:10
BiG Make It Your Business

Faiza has led the way by setting up her new business and demonstrating how an enterprising single mother of two can balance caring responsibilities for her children, whilst fully realising her potential within the business world

2008-09-28 10:55:12
Creative Outpost

A day of events in the exploration and fusion of creative spaces with cakes and music from Kamalbir Nandra and Tom Rodwell.

RSVP and Info Cassie Limb, tel: 0795 001 4781.

2008-09-26 19:41:52
Diary of Events

Upcoming events supported by BNDFC in October, November and December 2008

2008-09-26 19:00:59
Burngreave Post Offices safe from closure

The three main Post Offices in Burngreave and Fir Vale are to remain open, following the announcement of closures across South Yorkshire on 5th August.

2008-09-25 15:22:00
Burngreave Post Offices safe from closure

The three main Post Offices in Burngreave and Fir Vale, are to remain open following the announcement of closures across South Yorkshire on 5th August.

2008-08-06 17:14:17
Shut Out

New shutters fitted on the shops on Spital Hill failed to open leaving some frustrated owners and customers

2008-07-24 15:32:48
Sorby House: the business building for Burngreave

BiG are are offering office space for new business start ups, existing businesses and voluntary and community groups.

2008-07-18 17:32:48
Franchising Workshop

Friday 25th July 2008.

2008-07-18 17:29:47
Be your own boss, work for yourself from home

Digital Homeworking is an opportunity to set up your own business, working from home, handling calls and earning a regular income.

2008-07-18 17:27:25
Post Office Closures

2500 Post Offices across the country began closing in October 2007. On 5th August 2008, the consultation begins in Sheffield.

2008-07-18 17:06:41
BiG Make It Your Business

BiG is a set of business support activities that aims to boost enterprise in Sheffield by helping more people to set up and support businesses in the city.

2008-07-18 16:11:16
Diary of Events

Upcoming events supported by BNDFC in August, September and October 2008.

2008-07-17 21:08:11
Are you getting stuffed this Christmas?

Many people struggle with debt at Christmas, but the Credit Union can help.

2008-06-26 15:57:37
Local Doctor's Surgeries

Contact details and opening hours for local doctor's surgeries.

2008-06-14 19:56:31
"A Kashmir for Karen"

A meal to raise funds for the Karen community in Burma affected by the cyclone at the Kashmir on Spital Hill

2008-06-05 20:23:14
Phoenix Music Club

Phoenix Music Club flies again with two new pilot events at the Companion's Club in Pitsmoor. Don't miss out on the fun, as we have two packed programmes for you. As people have often said about Phoenix, “something you love, something new, and something to dance to.”

2008-06-02 14:35:57
Visit Burngreave's new attraction

Sorby House opne day, Friday 13th June, featuring Johnny “The Entertainer” Nelson.

2008-06-02 14:29:50
Munchies Café

Munchies Café is home to Burngreave's newest café thanks to the hard work of two local entrepreneurs Yaz Asaad, 24, and Wasim Khan, 25.

2008-06-02 10:55:13
Esso to Tesco

Work has finally started on the new Tesco Express store at the site of the former Esso petrol station on Barnsley Road.

2008-05-30 17:52:05
Diary of Events

upcoming events supported by BNDFC in June and July

2008-05-29 19:48:00
Understanding Islam

Ahmed Hussain was once better known as DJ Billy. He was signed to a record label; he was even offered a chance to record in India. Yet he gave it all up to devote his life to Islam. He now runs the Iqra Book and Gift centre on Owler Lane. The shop and his role model status have prompted young people to question their faith and idols, promoting a deeper understanding of Islam.

2008-04-20 14:50:55
What’s happening at Sorby House?

Sorby House is meant to play a huge role in transforming the image of Burngreave as a place to live and work. However what it remains unclear what is been happening currently in Sorby House.

2008-04-11 17:50:25
Forum House open day

On February 13th 2008, Forum House opened its doors to visitors to provide people with information about the range of services on offer there.

2008-04-06 20:41:16
Sorby House

The New Deal funded £4.5 million refurbishment of Sorby House was completed in November last year, but it still stands empty.

2008-04-06 20:34:42
Lloyds Pharmacy refurbished

On 30th January the Lord Mayor officially reopened the Lloyds Pharmacy on Ellesmere Road in front of their staff, visitors and customers.

2008-04-06 20:23:39
Obituary - Nobat "Norman" Khan

Brothers Grocers, on Scott Road sadly passed away on March 13th 2008 after battling leukaemia.

2008-04-05 18:07:58
Fundraising book sale

Friday 28th March 2008: A large range of second hand books, collectable magazines, rare and collectable vinyl records and a few cassette tapes for sale at New Roots Ashram cafe.

2008-03-26 14:13:57
Security grants for local companies and voluntary groups

Are you missing out? Following the successful pilot project on Spital Hill, the security grant scheme has been extended to cover the whole of the BNDfC area.

2008-03-23 17:39:30
Regional Forum Job Vacancies

The Regional Forum in partnership with the BME VCS Regional Panel is seeking two experienced and motivated team players to deliver outcomes for a programme that strengthens BME voice in Yorkshire & the Humber.

  • Programme Director (£30,598 – £33,291)

  • Policy & Communications Officer (£28,172 – £30,598)

  • Closing date: Wednesday 2nd April 2008

2008-03-20 22:26:05
Moving On Up!

Building on the success of previous events organised by the Black and minority Ethnic Business Forum, we would like to invite you to our annual showcase evening. The BME Forum has grown significantly over the last two and a half years and provides the ideal opportunity to network with other members of the and meet with the Forum to discover how it can help you and your business.

2008-02-27 18:48:32
Sorby House Caretaker/Cleaner

Salary: £15,100 – £17,100 per annum

  • Closing date: 10/03/08

2008-02-14 16:22:54
Sorby House Admin/Conference Support worker

Salary: £13,900 – £15,500 per annum Closing date: 10/03/08

2008-02-14 16:20:17
Sorby House Receptionist
  • Salary: £12,100 – £13,500 per annum

  • Closing date: 10/03/08

2008-02-14 16:13:41
Sorby House Centre Manager
  • £26,900 – £29,600 per annum

  • Closing date: 03/03/08

2008-02-14 15:49:09
A new Tesco at what cost?

A letter about the Tesco development from Tim Woolliscroft, exclusive to the website.

2008-02-11 16:03:02
TESCO approved

Tesco’s plan for a 10,000m2 store at Spital Hill was approved by Sheffield City Council on 14th January. The store will include 871 parking spaces, a petrol station, car wash, recycling unit and offices. 395 jobs will be created in the Tesco store and a further 175 elsewhere in the development.

2008-02-02 10:47:38
Thanks to Alpa Ghelani

Sylvia Pennington writes to thank her local pharmacist.

2007-12-27 21:24:15
Curtis Motors

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

2007-12-27 18:59:26

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.

2007-12-27 18:29:51
CESB - Creating Enterprise, Supporting Business

Do you need help making your business more successful? Are you looking for help and advice to start your own business?

2007-12-03 16:56:45
Post Office closures

Our three local post offices face possible closure by November 2008.

2007-11-30 15:29:53
Cash machine installed at Ellesmere

A new cash machine has been installed close to Ellesmere Green, outside the Post Office, operated by the Bank Of Ireland.

2007-11-29 20:02:16
Missing post box

Some months ago, at the start of the “Better Buses” Scheme, the post box on Burngreave Road, near the junction with Melrose Road, disappeared.

2007-11-29 19:52:17
Supporting new businesses

Articles about newly-opened businesses serving the local area.

2007-10-04 19:16:01
Computer health check

The Computer Café’s Gareth Coleman gives us an overview of how they clean up home computers, and keep them running smoothly.

2007-10-04 18:41:21
Blue Mountain Cafe

Blue Mountain is a new café that has opened at the recently-developed Spital Hill Plaza and specialises in freshly-ground coffee espresso blends including cappuccinos, lattes and mocha.

2007-07-30 20:48:10
Pub Opening Hours

The opening hours of pubs in Burngreave and the surrounding areas.

2007-07-30 20:40:50
Time for another?

Pubs in Burngreave are staying open later, after new government legislation was introduced UK-wide on 24th November 2005.

2007-07-30 20:34:46
Supermarket plans approved

Initial approval has been given for the development of a large food retail outlet on the Hartwell Site. The plan involves building a two-storey retail outlet with the main pedestrian access being from the Carlisle Street–Spital Hill junction.

2007-07-30 19:58:43
The Star reports: Police raid 30+ bar

The Star newspaper reports that the 30+ bar on Carlisle Street has been closed and revellers arrested following a police raid.

2007-07-26 16:34:46
The Burngreave Business Event & Awards 2006

Be part of it.

  • Have you got a business idea?

  • Do you want to start a business?

  • Do you want your business to be more successful?

2007-07-23 00:29:26
Station Foyer

Although still waiting for a health inspection, the Foyer should open again in a few weeks.

2007-07-20 00:58:15
Wicker Pharmacy Stays Open

It was a close run thing but the Wicker Pharmacy stayed true to its 52 year history of opening every day. With only 2 minutes warning, staff managed to keep the business going by transferring upstairs and manning their mobile phones

2007-07-20 00:50:09
Wicker under water

On 25th June 2007 the River Don engulfed Nursery Street pouring down into the Wicker and all surrounding streets.

  • Businesses left reeling – Businesses around the Wicker are still cleaning up.

  • Wicker Pharmacy stays open – Staff managed to keep the business going.

  • SYAC Nursery – Within 15 minutes staff were wading through knee-high water.

  • Station Foyer – Residents were ecacuated to a hostel.

  • SADACCA: The Day Care Centre lost everything.

2007-07-18 16:16:19
Flood advice and support

Advice and support for residents and businesses affected by the floods on 25th June, 2007. Updated on 3rd July.

2007-07-03 20:09:09
Click click click to planning info

Planning and development affects everyone in the area. House extensions; people wanting to use a shop as a take away; opening up a car wash; building multi-storey office blocks. Previously to find out more you had to go to Howden House in town and ask to see the planning application. Now on the internet, you can see all current and past planning applications with a few clicks.

2007-07-03 17:53:42
The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak is situated on the corner of Earsham Street and Kirk Street, just off Gower Street. There is a bus stop opposite which covers about eight services from the estates straight into town.

2007-07-02 17:25:17
Help for business affected by the recent floods

Support announced for businesses affected by the floods on Monday 25th June, including a helpline, recovery fund and an emergency meeting. Updated 29th June.

2007-06-29 18:06:28
Bus fare campaign

In November 2OO5, First Mainline, put their bus fares up for the fourth time in a year. An adult single fare went up from £1.3O to £1.5O and South Yorkshire day tickets went up by 5Op to £3.5O. This represents a 36% price hike in 18 months.

2007-06-28 23:03:14
Photographs of flooding

Photographs taken of the flooding around the Wicker on the 25th June 2007. Updated 26th June.

2007-06-26 13:52:56
Burngreave Business Awards 2006

The second annual Burngreave Business Awards ceremony.

2007-06-17 21:40:25
Gower Arms closed by councillors

The Gower Arms has finally lost its licence. At a recent hearing Councillors ordered the closure of the public house.

2007-06-13 14:56:50
Gold Fingers

Opened just last month by manager Rissam, Gold Fingers is a brand new hairdressing salon for men and women, just up the hill behind the Kashmir Curry House, on Spital Street.

2007-06-11 23:35:54
Wicker developments

Plans for the Wicker were revealed on 15th May 2007 at SADACCA, with a small window of opportunity to have your say.

2007-06-04 15:24:39
AL-NISA Sport and Leisure

“A new concept in combat sport and defence”

  • Full contact thai/kick boxing

  • Self defence courses

  • Boxercise – non contact exercise

  • Fully qualified, insured and CRB clear FEMALE instructor

2007-05-30 22:30:50
BCAF Quarterly Forum

Quarterly Open Forum Meeting on 18th March to discuss plans for the area.

2007-04-18 15:43:47
A tall storey?

Cherry Tree Development have put forward proposals for a skyscraper on Spital Hill.

2007-04-18 15:24:32
The Two Brothers Restaurant

Under new management since March 2006, an idyllic traditional Middle Eastern establishment is causing a stir, as many local people enter and savour its menu.

2007-04-08 19:50:40
Bennetts Tyres reprieved

Bennetts Tyres, which has operated from premises on Kilton Hill for twenty years, has had a reprieve from planned demolition under the Masterplan. Out of the blue a letter arrived from the Council, which told the Bennett brothers that their business was safe – for now.

2007-04-08 19:43:40
Easter Fun Day at SYAC Nursery

Come and join the fun, whilst we raise funds for our community nursery. All Welcome. Free entry

2007-03-29 22:41:01
Caborn’s Corner – a bit of Sheffield's history under threat?

Whilst studying recent plans for the new Tesco supermarket at the top of Spital Hill, somebody pointed out to me that the ‘attractive urban landscape with potential public plaza’ marked at the front of the drawing appeared to obliterate a bit of Sheffield’s political history: Caborn’s Corner. It’s a small triangle of land located at the junction of Spital Hill and Carlisle Street, just below the East House and opposite The Kashmir restaurant.

2007-03-28 20:53:13
New TESCO planned

Update on news of Tesco's planning application for a huge new store at the bottom of Spital Hill.

  • Includes: Letter sent to the Messenger by Tesco in response to our February 2007 story.

2007-03-28 20:43:49
Bumper crowd for Burngreave Business Awards

Winners of the third annual Burngreave Business Awards enjoyed a night of celebrations with a bumper crowd.

2007-03-28 19:56:27
Pitsmoor Tattooist

With over a decade of experience, convention tours, travelling abroad and a solid reputation as a one of a kind freehand tattooist, Andy decided on locating one of his many shops in Pitsmoor near home.

2007-03-28 19:56:20
Apprenticeships for All

17 year old Neelam Fazal is described as a ‘breath of fresh air’ by her manager at Construction Design Centre which she joined through Apprenticeship for All.

  • Plus: find out more about Apprenticeships for All project.

2007-03-28 17:21:33
Ellesmere Proposals

The Council are planning to make Spital Hill “more attractive to shoppers, to improve the economic vitality of the area and encourage the creation of new business and expansion of existing ones.”

2007-03-28 17:14:01
Discontent Continues

Mr Patel of Burngreave Wine Shop fears the updated Better Buses proposals could put him and his family out of business.

2007-03-17 20:30:27
Spital Hill response

The proposals to make Hallcar Street one way off Spital Hill, instead of closing it entirely have been met with mixed feelings by local businesses.

2007-03-17 20:23:18
Ellesmere Green Plans

The Council and New Deal have released their plans for the redevelopment of Ellesmere Green, as part of the Masterplan proposals, after consultation with the Spital Hill Project Group and local residents and businesses.

2007-03-13 13:03:59
Marie-Henriette Hair

A new salon on the fringe of Burngreave is teasing fashionable residents with a tantalising range of hairstyles and cosmetics.

2007-03-04 12:40:25
Monte Carlo Pizza

Tawfer Alshemari, manager of Monte Carlo Pizza on Spital Hill, has discovered that an authentic blend of ingredients is the key to success in his bid to bring a taste of the laid-back continental café culture to Burngreave’s doorstep.

2007-03-04 12:35:56
The Pub Guide

The Grapes public house on Gower Street has been run by the same family for a number of years now. The present landlord, Martin, took over The Grapes when his mother Lucy retired. He and his wife Gina have worked very hard to make a very successful local.

2007-03-04 12:33:31
Bus plans get no better for some

The updated Better Buses proposals, aimed at improving bus journeys through Burngreave, have been met with further confusion and opposition.


  • Spital Hill response

  • Discontent Continues

  • Better Buses Team response

2007-03-03 21:22:37

In the June 2006 issue, we printed an article for the late Peter Barker, but made several errors. We hope the following amendments will go some way to putting the matter right.

  • Plus: We also printed the wrong photo with our feature about Monte Carlo Pizza on Spital Hill…

2007-02-22 13:55:00
New Tesco planned

Report from the recent consultation by Tesco about a possible new supermarket on Spital Hill.

2007-02-19 14:41:07
BCF dissolved

The Black Community Forum was dissolved in July 2006 following financial difficulties.

2007-02-13 22:40:31
Andreas hairdressing

On one beautiful Wednesday, I found myself in a magnificent and incredible hair dressing shop, packed with a multitude of customers from all ages, genders and races awaiting their hair cuts.

2007-02-08 11:03:07
John Norton and Son (Sheffield) Ltd

Halfway up Rutland Road stands Norton Kitchen showrooms; according to proprietor Marion Sayles, “the last of the old Sheffield firms"

2007-02-08 10:58:24
Tesco plan for a big store in Burngreave

Tesco are hosting consultation events in preparation for a possible new store at the end of Spital Hill.

2007-02-06 15:47:22
Burngreave Business Forum

The Burngreave Enterprise Event and Business Awards returns next month in what promises to be the year’s biggest business event in Burngreave. The event takes place at the Verdon Street Centre on March 14th 2007 and will include exhibitions from Business Support agencies, advice and guidance for businesses.

2007-02-05 17:24:34
Normanton Inn

The newly-licensed Normanton Inn, on Earldom Road, has been completely revamped with deluxe furnishing in the lounge and bar/pool room facilities.

2007-02-01 11:06:15
Gower update

The Gower – the pub in the centre of Burngreave – remains open. In November’s issue, we reported on new conditions the police wanted to see in place to address their concerns. Sheffield City Council’s licensing board met on January 9th to review the licence and decided the pub can still open as long as certain conditions were met.

2007-02-01 10:54:41
Corner Pin

The CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) ‘Pub of the Month’ for October was The Corner Pin. It’s located in the heart of the former Sheffield Steelworks and Engineering area, on the corner of Carlisle Street East and Lyons Street.

2006-11-08 13:34:21
The Corner Shop – A Celebration

In the past twenty years, small independent shops have been vanishing, facing stiff competition from supermarkets and changing consumer habits. Despite this nationwide trend, there is still a thriving selection of local shops in Burngreave. To find out why this might be, Nikky Wilson spoke to some local shop keepers.

2006-11-08 13:04:16

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