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series of lunchtime briefings for leaders of black and refugee-led
Ellesmere Out of School Club at Byron Wood School.
Women Making a Difference
'Fair Trade Paper'
Clock Tower Gallery, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road
Monday-Friday 9am-4.30pm, 24th February-10th April
' Ethical sustainable materials are used in this exhibition of drawings'
in our names!
of people from Burngreave made their feelings clear on 1s5th February
at demonstrations against a war in Iraq...
Divers - Rest In Peace
marched in memory at the needless death of Lester Divers, who had
just entered the first day of this New Year, only to have his life
cold bloodedly taken away...
examines landfill effects on health
Sheffield Primary Care Trust (PCT), with the support of the Chemical
Incidents Response Service, is to investigate whether the Parkwood
landfill site may be linked to poor health...
the 24th marked the first day of the half-term holidays and amidst
an array of youth activity, Connexions held a large youth conference
bringing together statutory bodies and local community...
group calling itself 'Voice of the People' attacked the New Deal
regeneration programme. Ruggy Johnson and Ellisa Clarke recently
secured a meeting with Government Office, from which BNDfC was excluded.
Rumours are that a proposal was brought forward, including funding
for two £40,000 salaries and a £12,000 budget for hire
the Dog Walker
Ron has lived in Burngreave for over five years, and has started
this initiative to present a dog walking service to the local community...
out about Diabetes
may be as much as six times more common in South Asian populations
and affects many local families. Local
health workers are trying to give extra support by running groups
for local Asian people...
February Health Theme group meeting saw angry protests from community
members objecting to projects being passed without any community
Smoking Day (12 March 2003) - Top ten tips for giving up
Smoking kills 120,000 people a year in the UK, most die prematurely,
losing on average eight years of life...
you may be looking after someone, you may not recognise yourselves
as carers. We aim to support 'hidden carers' across Sheffield, offering
emotional support, help getting services, and a wide range of information
on our Helpline...
to children must stop. FULL STOP.
NSPCC appeal for volunteers who can help build
a trusting relationship with young children who don't experience
cultural belonging, who lack confidence and self esteem. Expenses
and full training given...
Marsh 1935 - 2003
local man who earned the love and respect from everyone who met
you've toyed with the idea of working an allotment then now's the
time for action. Grimesthorpe Community Gardens Group, whose aim
is to have a fully tenanted and worked allotment site, has secured
funds from New Deal...
City Council's Parks, Woodlands and Countryside Service and the
Friends of Osgathorpe Park are calling on all local people to help
tackle the growing number of rats in Osgathorpe Park...
Multicultural Festive Party, held in February, is a yearly event
in the life of Ellesmere Children's Centre. But this year it was
bigger and better...
at St Catherine's
Catherine's School is appealing for volunteers to help integrate
a generation of young children into a modern day society that understands
all cultures and the full diversity of the communities we work and
Day at Fir Vale School
Citizenship Day was held at Fir Vale School in a 'Widening Participation'
project designed to encourage young people to think about a university
Boughton-Brown, new Programme Manager for Burngreave and Fir Vale
Sure Start, is interviewed by Ian Clifford, Burngreave's LEA Family
New Deal for Burngreave
from the New Deal executive team.
latest from Stuart Bolton, Area Panel co-ordinator.
Imam was born in 1941 in Graves Park, in the area which is now the
Rare Breeds Centre! In 1970, she started work teaching English as
a second language to people in the Burngreave area. Saleema now
works at Sheffield Community Recycling Project (SCRAP)
Angry? Full of Joy?
Good news or bad, we want you to have your say...!
Multiple Heritage Service supports mixed-race children and their
families and is working to secure New Deal money to work in Burngreave
recent months, the Messenger has given extensive coverage
to the respect paid locally to residents who have died violently.
Some have questioned if we risk glamourising lifestyles that some
have linked with criminality.
part of our community that marched behind the cortege has most to
gain from regeneration - but that will not happen if gun crime continues
to spiral out of control.
Messenger will continue to report on these debates. As 'The Voice
of the Burngreave Community' we must respect people's loss and grief,
but also not be afraid to learn the lessons from these tragic events.
you would like to have your say on The Messenger's coverage
of this issue please come along to Pitsmoor Methodist Church on
22nd March 11am - 2pm and let the editorial team know what you think.
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.
Design: Jamie Marriott.
'Multicultural Environment & Arts Education Centre'
training and guidance for young people from all backgrounds seeking
a career within the creative sector.
and web design courses, music technologies, photography.
you interested in using computers to learn or want to find out
about local courses? Then you need to 'connect IT to learning'
with The Burngreave IT Partnership and The Burngreave Community
mark International Women's Day, all women are invited to come and
celebrate with us!