for the Hill
With New Deal projects and capital
investment getting underway, new business thriving and environmental
improvements in the pipeline, the future looks bright for
In August 2003 we visited
Joyce Silvera’s allotment at Grimesthorpe, which was
lush with edible delights. But in recent months Joyce has
suffered malicious attacks on her vegetables and allotment
Over 40 local people
and representatives of voluntary and statutory organisations
attended the launch of the Community, Health and Development
Poetry Booklet this month...
Burngreave meets the Messenger
Rob Smith talks to Lungani Sibana.
Plus: Details of Creative Burngreave's activities
with a download for the arts funding application form...
all the houses gone?
With houses suddenly
selling for more than £100,000 and only 31 empty Council
properties in Burngreave, its not only the residents of Woodside
who are struggling to find homes in the area...
the Learning Campaigners
The Learning Campaigners have been
busy at their relaunch and other events in the area. They’ve
been helping people enrol on courses, but as Imran explained,
it’s not all about getting people signed up...
All Looks Good
for the YCA
Last month the Messenger reported
the Yemeni Community Association’s (YCA) victory in
their complaint against the Council. This month Rob Smith
visits their centre on Burngreave Road...
Owler Brook School
now offer students the opportunity to gain NVQs, and this
year they have piloted a course leading to a teaching qualification...
NOMAD Burngreave Tenancy Support Team
provide advice and support to tenants who were having difficulty
maintaining their homes, and who were at risk of losing them,
and are looking to recruit sessional workers to join them
in their new offices...
This month’s Partnership Board
Rep interview is with Tony Hall...
Armani Williams, aged
10, got involved in football tournaments three years
ago representing her school, St Catherine’s, and
has entered regular football coaching sessions at Concord
Sports Centre and now Sheffield United Academy...
News and fixtures
for Earl Marshal U8s and Burngreave U7s football teams.
Plus details for the Petre St. Footbal Festival...
Regular basketball coaching and
competitions will begin this November based at Fir Vale
win Burngreave's first inter-primary school tournament,
and Steve Taylor leads the way for further cricket activity
Network Steering Group meeting, Burngreave Sports Project
Coaching Courses, Awards for All workshop...
- coming back to the community
SYAC is a busy
set of workshops and offices that has hosted many community
organisations and businesses since 1991...
New Deal for Burngreave
too late to learn!
Around 60 new
learners in Burngreave have already signed up for a
range of courses, thanks to the efforts of the Community
Learning Campaign. And even if you haven’t enrolled
yet – it’s not too late to get started...
The Jobs Fair
at Forum House was a great success, with around 200
people coming along throughout the day to find out more
about new jobs on offer in the Burngreave New Deal area...
until you drop trip
On Saturday 6th
September, the Freedom Express Luxury coach took forty
women from the Burngreave area to London...
becoming a safer place for householders, thanks to the
Safer Homes Scheme...
October and November Theme Group meetings...
back to the past
Harry Ainscough took over
4,000 black and white photographs of Sheffield during the
60s and 70s...
Upset? Angry? Full
Good news or bad, we want you to have your say...!
Details of up-coming half
term activities for kids...
Groups gathered together at
Verdon Street last month to celebrate the success of the summer’s
This month’s issue was produced by the Editorial team:
Richard Belbin, Martin Currie, Patrick Edwards, Andrew
Green, Mark Lankshear, Jamie Marriott, Steve Pool, Rob Smith,
Gaby Spinks, Lisa Swift, Paul Taylor and Kyle Williams.
has brought to our attention factual errors in the article ‘Kashmir
Educational Trust Study Support’ (Issue 34, September
2003). The Kashmir Relief Project took place in 1991 and was organised
by the Kashmir Solidarity Campaign established in 1990. The photograph
used was of the ‘Roots 85’ project and was taken in
Pakistan. Apologies to all concerned in these activities.
For more on these projects,
read Matloub's letter.
Community Forestry Project
at Fir Vale Sports Centre
do you think of your local health services and activities?
Have your say!
to become Volunteer Mediators
find out more!
76 Sheffield Scout Group
At St Peters Cornerstone,
Bric-a-brac – Tombola – Plants
Cakes – Games – Refreshments
‘Introduction to Urban Permaculture’
82 Andover Street & Recycling Matters, 127 Spital Hill.
to Sunday 26th October.
from Saleema on
275 5599/275 5055 (day) or
275 5770 (eve)
at Burngreave Library
at Caribbean Writers with
Cyril Redhead from Grenada
Burngreave Cemetery and Chapel
Annual General Meeting
11am in the Chapel
Tea and Biscuits