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In this issue:

What 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

All 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...

Verdon Street Still In Trouble
Many voices 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...

Celebration – Mat Tatlow – 1946-2002
Mat 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...

Monster rubbish burner given go ahead
Objectors 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 McNaught 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...

Eviction - the only solution?
It’s 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...



Pitsmoor people march against war
Pitsmoor mobilised last weekend to join the demonstration in London against the proposed war in Iraq...

Community forestry – towards a green & healthy Burngreave
Would 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...

Burngreave fire fighter leading recruitment drive
Burngreave resident and Leading Fire Fighter Delroy Galloway (pictured centre) is leading an initiative to improve the number of applicants from ethnic minority groups...

Shops and buisnesses that feature most
The Awrfuul Café and MOTORWISE National Accident Claims are this month's featured businesses...

Moving on up
Carrwood House is a private residential centre for adults with learning difficulties and mental health problems. Staff there are working with local organisations to ensure residents are seen as part of the community in Burngreave...

A New Deal for Burngreave
N.D.C. Burngreave.News from the New Deal executive team.

Burngreave Area Panel
The latest from Stuart Bolton, Area Panel co-ordinator.

The Interview
Steve Pool talks to Steve Edwards...

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Her Presence in Colours
Burngreave 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...

HOLA – again
This is a follow up to Carrie Hedderwick's appeal in the May Burngreave Messenger for sponsorship for the Moncada Day Cycle Challenge around Cuba...


Burngreave Messenger

Four 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 team:

Lisa Swift, Andrew Green, Mark Lankshear, Rob Smith, Shaffaq Mohammed, Ian Clifford, Richard Belbin, Richard Twineham, Gaby Spinks and Steve Pool.

Desk Top Publishing: Carl Rose
Photography: Richard Hanson
Web Design: Jamie Marriott

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