Local Charity Announces Fundraising Theatrical Extravaganza

South Yorkshire charity Roundabout has recently announced a new addition to its 2021 fundraising calendar, in the form of a live, drive-in musical theatre extravaganza to be held in Meadowhall’s orange car park in on the 12th of June. Roundabout is a youth homeless charity that supports young people aged 16-25 who are homeless orContinue reading “Local Charity Announces Fundraising Theatrical Extravaganza”

Sheffield Health Worker Going Above & Beyond

Milly Hastelow, a 22-year-old from Sheffield, has embodied what ‘care’ means throughout the Coronavirus pandemic. As frontline NHS and Senior Healthcare worker in a private setting, Milly is one of the many, putting the needs of others before her own during these difficult times. Despite her busy work life, Milly doesn’t stop there; outside ofContinue reading “Sheffield Health Worker Going Above & Beyond”

“She does not represent us”: Parish Councillor Under Investigation Following Complaints From Residents.

Anthea Brownrigg of Ecclesfield Parish Council, is facing an investigation by Sheffield City Council after a number of residents in the Chapeltown ward which she represents, complained about content posted and shared on her social media accounts. Concerns were raised after a range of content posted on her social media profiles over the last fewContinue reading ““She does not represent us”: Parish Councillor Under Investigation Following Complaints From Residents.”

Boris Johnson Announces New Four Tier Restrictions.

New four-tier restrictions are to be enforced in high-risk areas across England, Boris Johnson has announced today. The decision has been made after the critical discovery that the new ‘strain’ of Covid-19 has ‘up to a 70% higher transmission rate’. Stringent conversations have been had and Mr Johnson says: ‘We must take action now’. WithContinue reading “Boris Johnson Announces New Four Tier Restrictions.”

Independent Local Businesses to Support this Christmas

With the Coronavirus Pandemic decimating the economy, it’s more important than ever that we all try and shop local this year to support independent businesses in our area! To help with this, we’ve compiled a list of just a few of the amazing local businesses that you can buy from this Christmas to support yourContinue reading “Independent Local Businesses to Support this Christmas”

Local Businesses Unite to Support Barnsley Hospice.

The Coronavirus Pandemic has had a devastating financial impact across society over recent months, affecting individuals, businesses and charities alike. With Christmas Markets and other such events cancelled this year, one Barnsley resident is doing something to try and support local independent businesses while also raising money for Barnsley Hospice, which like many charities, hasContinue reading “Local Businesses Unite to Support Barnsley Hospice.”

The Importance of Supporting Black-Owned Businesses.

Now more than ever, it’s important that we support small businesses, so to round-off black history month, we’ve spoken to some local black-owned businesses about what they do and the importance of supporting businesses like theirs. SKIIN Cosmetics. Skiin Cosmetics UK is a small, independent, female, black-owned, cosmetics and beauty business developed in October 2020Continue reading “The Importance of Supporting Black-Owned Businesses.”

Bustling Community Market Branches Out

Since opening in July, Traxx Community Market has breathed life back into the site of Chapeltown’s old market, which had been in decline for over a decade until only a lone fruit and veg seller remained. For decades prior Chapeltown had enjoyed a thriving market that provided a community hub for generations of traders andContinue reading “Bustling Community Market Branches Out”

South Yorkshire to move into ‘Tier 3’ as Covid-19 cases continue to rise.

It has been announced this morning that South Yorkshire, including Sheffield, Doncaster, Barnsley and Rotherham, will move into Tier-3 restrictions this Saturday.  From midnight on 24th October, South Yorkshire residents will have to adhere to the highest level of restrictions. Bars, pubs and restaurants will be closed, unless they serve a full menu of food.Continue reading “South Yorkshire to move into ‘Tier 3’ as Covid-19 cases continue to rise.”

Three Tier Lockdown: What it means for Sheffield

The highly anticipated announcement of the three tier system across England has been confirmed in a statement made today by Boris Johnson. Though there has been debate around which tier would include Sheffield, which has the seventh highest infection rate in England, Mayor of the Sheffield City Region, Dan Jarvis, has confirmed that Sheffield willContinue reading “Three Tier Lockdown: What it means for Sheffield”