a Terrible Mess!
The property around the Cannon Hall pub, left for derelict over
a year ago, has been the target of fly tipping and petty youth crime
for many months. Adding to this urban decay is the ex - Esso petrol
station, which stood next to the Cannon Hall. It too has now been
discarded without notice or warning to the community it served...
wavy roof houses to go
of Woodside estate, including the distinctive wavy-roofed (or ‘upside
down’) houses, is to be demolished this autumn, following
a Sheffield City Council cabinet decision on 18 September...
Street Still In Trouble
in and around Verdon Street are still shouting for things to change,
but shouts are all that seem to take place as the future of both
Verdon Street Recreation Centre and The Furnival Café are
presently in some doubt...
– Mat Tatlow – 1946-2002
Tatlow, longstanding contributor to the Burngreave community, died
on August 12th after a 6 month illness with pancreatic cancer. Established
as one of Sheffield’s foremost regeneration architects, Mat
will be remembered by many in Pitsmoor...
rubbish burner given go ahead
repeatedly expressed deep concern over dangers posed by plans to
build an incinerator to burn twice as much rubbish as the current
Bernard Road plant. Planning chief Howard Baxter admitted concern
over nitrogen dioxide levels, but Health Authority expert Rosie
insisted there is no evidence that emissions pose any danger to
health – because no research has been done on the subject.
Objectors, and some councillors, argued if there’s no evidence
it’s safe, it shouldn’t be built...
- the only solution?
tough living near to families with children who cause damage, commit
crimes and terrify their neighbours, especially when they recruit
others into gangs. Labelled ‘neighbours from hell’,
other residents just want them out...
people march against war
mobilised last weekend to join the demonstration in London against
the proposed war in Iraq...
forestry – towards a green & healthy Burngreave
you like to be involved in a project that will benefit the community
for the next 200 years and more? The Burngreave Community Forestry
Project intends to plant trees across the New Deal area and beyond
over the next three years, on council land and, subject to consent,
private property, including individual gardens...
fire fighter leading recruitment drive
resident and Leading Fire Fighter Delroy Galloway (pictured centre)
is leading an initiative to improve the number of applicants from
ethnic minority groups...
and buisnesses that feature most
Awrfuul Café and MOTORWISE National Accident Claims are this
month's featured businesses...
Carrwood House is a private residential
centre for adults with learning difficulties and mental health problems.
there are working with local organisations to ensure residents are
seen as part of the community in Burngreave...
New Deal for Burngreave
from the New Deal executive team.
The latest from Stuart Bolton, Area Panel
Steve Pool talks to Steve Edwards...
Upset? Angry? Full of Joy?
news or bad, we want you to have your say!
Presence in Colours
was privileged recently to host the 'Her Presence in Colours' exhibition
at the Clock Tower gallery in the Northern General. The exhibition
featured contributions from women artists all over the world, including
a number from Burngreave...
is a follow up to Carrie
Hedderwick's appeal in the May Burngreave Messenger for
sponsorship for the Moncada Day Cycle Challenge around Cuba...
year funding approved
This month the New Deal Partnership Board approved our four year
proposal and we are advertising four jobs (see insert) for the new
Messenger team that will begin in December.
AGM - All welcome!
At our third AGM on October 19th, 1pm (food from 12.30) at Abbeyfield
Park House we will be deciding on a new constitution and becoming
a limited company.
Hope to see you there!
We would like to welcome all Burngreave residents to become members
and be involved in the Messenger’s development at this exciting
time. Contact Lisa at the office or come along on the day.
This month’s issue was produced by the Editorial
Swift, Andrew Green, Mark Lankshear, Rob Smith, Shaffaq Mohammed,
Ian Clifford, Richard Belbin, Richard Twineham, Gaby Spinks and
Top Publishing: Carl Rose
Photography: Richard Hanson
Web Design: Jamie Marriott