Month: May 2018

Team Virgin Money runs for cancer charity

May 16, 2018

Team Virgin Money Sheffield is preparing to run the ‘world’s toughest obstacle course’ to raise money for Weston Park Cancer Charity. The team of six are running in the ‘Midlands Weekend 2’ event, which is taking place on the 19th and 20th of May. The course is...

BTEC Students fight against stigma

May 16, 2018

BTEC students find the stigma around eventual poor performance in University to be highly discouraging and demoralising. The Sheffield College offers a Media, Journalism and Photography BTEC course at their Hillsborough campus where they aim to create a good base to...

Sheffield NHS Joins Equality Week 2018

May 16, 2018

Sheffield NHS workers are taking part in a nationwide scheme to promote equality and diversity in the workplace this week. This is the seventh year in which the scheme has taken place, and initiatives and activities for the whole week have been announced through...

Woodland Heritage Festival returns for fourth year

May 16, 2018

The Woodland Heritage Festival will be returning to Sheffield on bank holiday Monday, providing people with historical activities such as poem writing workshops and cave painting. The student-led event aims to highlight parts of the Sheffield heritage, as well as...

Sheffield PDSA Pet Opening Day

May 16, 2018

Sheffield PDSA Pet Hospital are hosting a community open day on May 26 to help raise awareness. The day will include guided tours of the hospital, dog shows, a pet stall, a bouncy castle and more activities for all the family. Rob Haselgrove, senior vet at Sheffield...

Former refugee elected as Sheffield City Lord Mayor

May 16, 2018

Sheffield City has elected Magid Magid, 28 as Lord Mayor today, breaking the record for the most 'firsts' for a Mayor and marking the end of Councillor Anne Murphy's mayoral year. Magid, who first moved to Sheffield to flee a war-torn Somalia aged five as a...

Sheffield boys in World Cup squad

May 16, 2018

Gareth Southgate has named three Sheffield-grown boys in is Russia 2018 World Cup squad. Leicester city striker, Jamie Vardy, and defender Harry Maguire and Manchester City defender, Kyle Walker, are all included in the squad. Kyle Walker: Walker grew up on an estate...

Lost Sheffield trees to be replaced

May 16, 2018

The controversial two billion ‘Streets Ahead’ PFI contract says it aims to replace all the trees that have been felled within the recent weeks. Around 17,500 trees have been included in the in the contract but this is not the target. In the next five years a maximum...

Community Boxing Club fights for its rights

May 16, 2018

A Manor boxing club that brought the community together is to fight the council’s decisions to replace them with commercial shops. De Hood was founded by Reagan Denton, 40, six years ago. Struggling with dyslexia, Mr Denton was a delinquent who changed his ways by...