The First Taste of Freedom: How residents are enjoying the outdoors as restrictions ease

On Monday 29th March, the country saw the relaxation of some of the restrictions that we have been living under since the beginning of January. You can now meet others outdoors in groups of up to six people or two households, including in private gardens, outdoor sports facilities have reopened and larger groups can takeContinue reading “The First Taste of Freedom: How residents are enjoying the outdoors as restrictions ease”

“I miss Sheffield but I’m reluctant to return.”

I fell in love with Sheffield. There’s no doubt about that. It wasn’t an instant love though; I didn’t turn up on the first day of freshers in 2017 and experience love at first sight. I spent my first semester at the University of Sheffield homesick, missing London, my family and my school friends. IContinue reading ““I miss Sheffield but I’m reluctant to return.””

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”

Returning from Uni to Lockdown in Sheffield

Like many students over the past few months, I completed my undergraduate degree back home in Sheffield during the UK’s coronavirus lockdown. Instead of spending my days in the library and my evenings in the campus pub, I spent my days in my house studying and the evenings… also in my house! But what isContinue reading “Returning from Uni to Lockdown in Sheffield”