Holly Harper

Elderly lady falls in to main road in Sheffield city centre

Elderly lady falls in to main road in Sheffield city centre

At around 2:30pm, an elderly lady fell off the curb in to the middle of Pinstone Street. The road was partially blocked as police and ambulance rushed to the scene. Police Community Support Officer 8052, said: ‘An elderly lady has fallen off of the curb and injured...

The importance of education in the fight to #EndFGM

The importance of education in the fight to #EndFGM

This week marks the United Nations' #EndFGM movement and campaign groups across Sheffield have joined forces in the hope of shedding light upon this global issue. Statistics from the World Health Organisation show that nearly 200 million girls and women alive today...

Opinion: Have abuse allegations reached tipping point?

Opinion: Have abuse allegations reached tipping point?

Last month numerous actresses came forward to accuse Hollywood film producer, Harvey Weinstein, of sexual assault and the world was left in shock. However, since then a sort of snowball effect has taken place in which new allegations of abuse and misogyny seem to be...

Motorists mayhem as Snake Pass is due to close

Motorists mayhem as Snake Pass is due to close

By Holly Harper and Eleanor Barraclough Sheffield motorists are set to face difficulties next week as Snake Pass will be closed. The road which connects Glossop to Manchester is due to be resurfaced between 23 October and 27 October. The closure is to be put in place...

Universal Credit helpline charges scrapped

Universal Credit helpline charges scrapped

The government bowed to pressure today and announced it was scrapping all charges for the Universal Credit helpline. The helpline, which can be used by Universal Credit claimants who are seeking advice, charges up to 55p a minute. However, last week during the PMQs,...

Wellness Wednesday offers respite for stressed students

Wellness Wednesday offers respite for stressed students

A new student open-day will welcome stressed students in need of relaxation ahead of their exams. The Collegiate Crown house, on West Bar, has set up a ‘Wellness Wednesdays’ event for students during this stressful period. The event today, which is the final of three,...