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.”

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”

COVID Spike In Sheffield Schools: Should we be worried?

Since schools across the country began reopening over the last couple of weeks, we’ve seen outbreaks in a number of primary and secondary schools across Sheffield and South Yorkshire. For many people, this has been alarming, with some fearing this marks the beginning of a second wave. The question is, are these outbreaks the resultContinue reading “COVID Spike In Sheffield Schools: Should we be worried?”

‘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”