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meeting took place on 13th January at the SADACCA Day Centre in
response to the rise in violence affecting our community. The recent
fatal shooting on Spital Hill, combined with another of a man with
close ties to this community, has raised major concerns...
let go of your power
members of our community expressed themselves clearly and passionately
at the recent meeting. People
wanted to look at what we are getting from the police and exactly
what is being given to them to do their job...
news was out, there’d been another execution, this time it
was Lester Divers and he’d been killed outright...
Sgt Adrian Fox
informed the Messenger that since the stabbing and shootings over
six months ago, there have been no other high-profile incidents
in Burngreave until the two recent murders...
Industrial Tribunal between Samantha Constance, and BNDfC, Sheffield
City Council and Burngreave Community Action Trust, was called off
at the last minute after the two sides reached agreement...
on the march
Against the War is stepping up its campaign against the looming
war on Iraq. Lobbies, marches, and petitions are all being organised
by the Pitsmoor-based group...
recent coverage of the decline on Woodside, the Messenger
received a press statement from the Council. We let local Woodside
and Pye Bank residents view and comment on this recent release from
the bowels of the council housing
start for Sure Start
and Fir Vale Sure Start, the local programme to improve chances
for under 4s, hopes for a fresh start with a new Programme Manager
and an apology to local parents...department...
tokens: “Thanks, but…”
children and parents in Burngreave were pleasantly surprised to
receive £10 book tokens this Christmas, but some have asked
how New Deal got children’s information and where the long
term strategy was...
Smith grew up in Nottingham. She spent a few years in Southampton
and moved to Burngreave in 1987. She has four children, Oliver 13,
Tom 10, Seb 9, and Victoria who is 7. Liz has been a child minder
for five years. She enjoys the work and says, “I like child
minding – it meets a need.”
will be shocked to hear of the passing of Dale Knight, who brought
his kindness and good humour to so many campaigns and health projects
is my home
is my home’ graffiti was the opening shot on the video made
by young people from Ellesmere and Carwood last summer...
Box & Toy Library – Abbeyfield House
Box is a resource centre where children, young people and community
groups can loan equipment such as Scaletrix, metal detectors, stilts,
cricket equipment and board games. Some educational, some environmental,
but all fun...
a hundred under 10s celebrated the first all-inclusive Children’s
Festive Party, and in December over two hundred
people from different ages and backgrounds attended the Burngreave
Problem Busters (BPB) annual Christmas/Eid Present Giveaway...
New Deal for Burngreave
from the New Deal executive team.
National Blood Service (NBS) is urging local people to think about
adding their support at a forthcoming blood donor session...
and businesses that feature most
Keith Laycock Jewellers and Steve Bennett
Tyres are the subject of Rob Smith's regular visits to local enterprises...
Deal calls for community involvement in themes
New Deal has just set up new structures
and is calling for the community to get involved with the key themes
for spending the money: Employment, Education, Environment, Housing,
Health, Crime and an Over-Arching theme...
The latest from Stuart Bolton, Area Panel
Upset? Angry? Full of Joy?
Good news or bad, we want you to have your say...!
FM, 106.6 FM, hit the airwaves between 6th November and 7th December
2002 with a record number of listeners, the most successful broadcast
ever and better programming and organisation...
your own patio
patio is a good place to chill out in the summer, somewhere to have
a barbecue or a place for small children to play. You can have flowerbeds
round it, stand plant pots on it, or even leave gaps in the paving
and plant creeping plants in them...
is our first issue of 2003, and the first edition since our new
team and development workers started.
funding for this new project will last for three years. We're all
finding our feet, but we hope you will notice the difference.
now have more time to help you get your voice heard, so if you've
got a story to tell, a project or event to promote, or just want
your say, get in touch with our office and talk to one of our team.
month’s issue was produced by the Editorial team: Richard
Belbin, Ian Clifford, Andrew Green, Richard Hanson, Mark Lankshear,
Jamie Marriott, Shaffaq Mohammed, Rob Smith, Gaby Spinks, Lisa Swift
and Paul Taylor.
Street Age Well Group (for over 50s)
Chair aerobics, speakers and small trips out
Thursday 2–3.30pm • Verdon Recreation Centre
Contact Delia Chadwick on 0114 273 8353
The Recycling Matters project are looking for volunteers to help
with building work...
is a voluntary organisation offering people information, advice
and guidance to assist with access to employment, education and