John Webster

University lecturers’ strike action is set to go ahead

University lecturers’ strike action is set to go ahead

With the university lecturers strike only a week away, tensions are mounting for those on all sides of the dispute. Talks between the University and College Union (UCU) and employers' representative Universities UK (UUK) have broken down over pensions. An...

Derby v Sheffield Wednesday: Match Preview

Derby v Sheffield Wednesday: Match Preview

The Owls travel to Derby this weekend, as the pressure on manager Carlos Carvalhal continues to mount. An embarrassing 2-1 defeat to bottom of the league Bolton Wanderers last Saturday means Wednesday have only won one of their last five league games. If dreams of...

Northern Rail Dispute Continues

Northern Rail Dispute Continues

Commuters across Yorkshire face uncertainty over further rail strikes as trade union’s dispute with Northern Rail continues. Rail trade union RMT is opposing Northern Rail's plans to switch to more driver only trains, which they consider to be putting profits before...

Sheffield hosts Pint of Science Festival

Sheffield hosts Pint of Science Festival

The Pint of Science festival is under way across the UK and Sheffield is one of the host cities. Six pubs across the city centre have been the venues for a variety of science based talks and demonstrations. Couch café on Campo Lane, Sheffield, is one of those venues...

Sheffield anticipates Owls play-off match

Sheffield anticipates Owls play-off match

Sheffield Wednesday will play Huddersfield Town at Hillsborough tonight in the second leg of their Championship play-off semi-final. The first leg away at The John's Smith Stadium finished 0-0 so a victory will send The Owls to Wembley, and more importantly leave them...

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