Month: March 2017

Andy Burnham talks to ShefNews on the Hillsborough Law

Mar 30, 2017

Labour MP for Leigh and former shadow secretary  Andy Burnham today talked to ShefNews about the new proposed 'Hillsborough Law'. The law, which requires police officers to be truthful during inquests and will provide legal aid for berevaed families, has been...

Owls welcome back key players ahead of Yorkshire derby

Mar 30, 2017

Sheffield Wednesday hope to have up to four key player back from injury ahead of Saturday’s South Yorkshire derby against Barnsley. The Owls have been on the receiving end of a mounting injury list, losing key players Fernando Forestieri, Sam Hutchinson Gary Hooper,...

Sensory room opened to support children with Autism

Mar 30, 2017

A sensory room to help comfort children with autism has been introduced at Meadowhall shopping centre. The space has been opened in accordance with Autism Awareness Week and includes bubble tubes and fibre optics, which help break through the perceptual barriers that...

Half a million cash boost for neglected Gleadless Valley

Mar 30, 2017

A neglected Sheffield estate is to be redeveloped following a successful £515,000 cash bid. Sheffield City Council bid for the extra money from the Government to develop plans to improve Gleadless Valley, built in the 1950s and 1960s, and once hailed for its design...

Steelers ready for Panthers ahead of Quarter-Final tie

Mar 30, 2017

Sheffield Steelers star Mathieu Roy says the team have “their eyes on the cup” ahead of this weekend’s crunch quarter-final tie. The Steelers have the chance to progress to the last four of the Elite League when they face Nottingham Panthers this weekend and...

Sheffield food bank seeking donations this weekend

Mar 30, 2017

  A food bank in Burngreave has issued a plea for more volunteers and donations as the number of families needing help has spiked. Burngreave food bank was founded by members of a local Christian Rock Centre in 2012, and manager Rachel Snow said it was born from...