Month: October 2017

Sheffield goes green for Out of this World festival

Oct 31, 2017

“Look, Mummy - the water is green!” The iconic Peace Gardens water fountain was subjected to an extra-terrestrial makeover on Sunday 29 October as Sheffield went ‘Out of this World’ for its festival of sci-fi, magic and Halloween. The city centre was inundated with...

Students take to the Peak District for charity night hike

Oct 31, 2017

Over a hundred people will take part in a 13-mile hike through the Peak District for local Sheffield charities on Thursday 2 November. The event is run by Sheffield’s Raising and Giving (RAG), which is a committee of students at Sheffield Students’ Union who organise...

Bake Off disaster after winner announced early

Oct 31, 2017

NO SPOILERS FEATURED IN THIS ARTICLE Prue Leith, 2017's Great British Bake Off judge, accidentally leaked this year’s winner of the show this morning via her Twitter account. The tweet was quickly deleted, and she gave her sincerest apologies to fans of the show...

Sheffield jobcentre set to close amid controversy

Oct 31, 2017

The Jobcentre Plus on Eastern Avenue, at Manor Top in Sheffield is due to close on Friday despite a significant amount of opposition. Labour MP Louise Haigh joined members at the jobcentre yesterday as they continued their ongoing strikes against the Department for...

5 Fresh DIY Halloween Costumes

Oct 31, 2017

If you’ve made it to Halloween night without a costume – fear not! Here are five do-it-yourself ideas fresh from West Street to help inspire your last minute costume choice.   White shirts with blood. A Halloween DIY staple, the white shirt and fake blood combo...