The Leadmill Beyond Lockdown

With the reopening of music venues creeping ever closer, we spoke to Sam, a Live Promoter at the Leadmill to hear how one of Sheffield’s most popular music venues has weathered the storm of Coronavirus and what the future of nights out and live music could look like. How has lockdown been for the LeadmillContinue reading “The Leadmill Beyond Lockdown”

‘Fresher’s will be Freshers’, Sheffield student reflects on her first year at SHU

This year’s freshers are to be welcomed to university after a summer of academic stress and uncertainty. Young people up and down the country lost their first choice university place due to the government’s reckless approach to results day. Eventually the government were defeated as individuals fought against the faulty algorithm, forcing a U-turn and givingContinue reading “‘Fresher’s will be Freshers’, Sheffield student reflects on her first year at SHU”

A Look Back at 30 Years of Meadowhall

Today marks 30 years since the opening of Meadowhall, so what better time to look back at how one of the region’s biggest shopping centres came to be? The building of Meadowhall came at a difficult time in Sheffield’s history as deindustrialisation led to job losses and economic problems for large parts of the country,Continue reading “A Look Back at 30 Years of Meadowhall”