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Volunteers thanked after stunning response to Sheffield loneliness campaign; Star readers have been thanked for stepping forward to help combat loneliness and isolation, after more than 100 people volunteered for our Buddy Up! campaign. Jun 15, 2021 287
First Tim Hortons customer to win free drinks for a year as Sheffield opening date revealed; Tim Hortons, the iconic Canadian restaurant, has announced it will open the doors to its brand-new drive-thru restaurant in Crystal Peaks Village Retail Park, Sheffield on Thursday, June 24. Jun 14, 2021 282
Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice offers chance to remember loved ones in stunning ceremony; Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice's brand-new Light up the Lake appeal is offering people the chance to celebrate someone who's brightened up their life by dedicating a candle-lit lantern in their name. Jun 11, 2021 502
Howzat! A rare cricket gift for St Luke's Hospice in Sheffield; Howzat! Cricket lover Chris Jones has donated a very special piece of sporting memorabilia to St Luke's Hospice. Jun 11, 2021 172
B&Q creates a home environment for Sheffield charity; A new relaxation area has been created at city homelessness charity Emmaus Sheffield thanks to a grant from DIY and home improvement specialists B&Q. Jun 11, 2021 231
Shadow Minister Toby Perkins meets next generation of Sheffield Hallam University degree apprentices; Toby Perkins MP, Shadow Minister for Apprenticeships, Skills and Lifelong Learning has spoken to degree apprentices at Sheffield Hallam University as part of a virtual visit. Jun 11, 2021 528
Sheffield boxer reaches [pounds sterling]2,000 fundraising target for Armed Forces charity; A pro-boxer and veteran from Sheffield has raised over [pounds sterling]2,000 for the Armed Forces charity SSAFA after initially aiming to reach the target by D-Day on June 6, 2021. Jun 11, 2021 234
Twinkl works with schools to boost fundraising ahead of Bears of Sheffield Trail; Sheffield-based Twinkl is partnering with The Children's Hospital Charity to support schools during the lead-up to the anticipated Bears of Sheffield sculpture trail which is due to take to the streets this summer. Jun 11, 2021 605
Sheffield care home gets green upgrade as part of the NHS's drive to a sustainable future; Fifteen trees including crab apple, rowan, and cherry were planted at Woodland View, a nursing home run by Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust. Jun 11, 2021 392
Wizz Air to launch its first ever UK domestic service with flights to Jersey from Doncaster Sheffield Airport; Wizz Air UK, the UK-registered and based airline of Europe's fastest growing airline group, is launching its first ever domestic service with flights from Doncaster Sheffield Airport to Jersey. Jun 11, 2021 192
Sheffield150 is challenging young people to create a lasting legacy in South Yorkshire; New programme Sheffield150 is presenting young people aged 18 to 25 in Sheffield with a free opportunity to shape its future. Jun 11, 2021 369
Sheffield NHS Trust makes most senior appointment ever in the UK for a humanist pastoral carer; Lindsay van Dijk has been appointed to head up the chaplaincy and pastoral care team at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which provides person-centred pastoral and spiritual care. Jun 11, 2021 351
Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday football clubs put historic rivalries aside to back Bears of Sheffield; Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday have cast aside their rivalries on the pitch to pledge their support for The Children's Hospital Charity's Bears of Sheffield sculpture trail. Jun 11, 2021 726
Electronics manufacturer switches to larger Sheffield base; Electronics manufacturer Pimoroni has doubled its production, research and development, and warehousing space with a relocation move in Sheffield. Jun 10, 2021 466
Penny Hill Wind Farm hits green energy generation landmark; A South Yorkshire wind farm has breezed past a major green energy generation landmark. Jun 10, 2021 598
The Sheffield College ranks in the top 100 inclusive workplaces; The Sheffield College is ranked among the top 100 inclusive workplaces in the country. Jun 10, 2021 290
Sheffield MP Louise Haigh calls for more support to prevent "lost generation"; Louise Haigh, MP for Sheffield Heeley, has called on the Government to take action to create jobs after a new report from the Office for National Statistics revealed that young people have been particularly badly hit by job losses during the pandemic. Jun 10, 2021 234
Fascinating collection of historical Sheffield tokens and badges to go under the hammer; The most important collection of Sheffield tokens and badges to ever go up for sale is about to go under the hammer. Jun 10, 2021 1296
Free introduction to bowling sessions on offer at Crookes Club in Sheffield; Crookes Club are offering free introduction to bowling sessions thanks to a National Lottery Community grant. Jun 9, 2021 196
Pop up vaccination clinic to reach Sheffield African Caribbean communities; A pop up vaccination clinic is being held in a black majority church to reach people from Sheffield's Black African and Caribbean communities who are yet to have their covid vaccination. Jun 9, 2021 495
New NHS Director to focus on accessibility of mental health in Sheffield; Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust has appointed a new non-executive director to chair their committee on mental health legislation. Jun 9, 2021 239
Sheffield Young Carers receive generous donation in celebration of National Carers Week; Sheffield Young Carers received a generous donation in celebration of National Carers Week. Jun 8, 2021 220
British Film Institute Residential returns to Sheffield; The British Film Institute Film Academy Residential programme will be returning to Sheffield this summer following a year's absence in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Jun 8, 2021 469
Barnsley store is the latest Boots pharmacy to offer COVID-19 vaccinations; Boots are now offering NHS COVID-19 vaccinations at the Barnsley storeBarnsley store is the latest Boots pharmacy to offer the vaccinations, now available at 45 stores across England. Jun 8, 2021 274
Age UK Sheffield kicks off new walking football programme; Age UK Sheffield has launched a new walking football programme for older people in Sheffield. Jun 8, 2021 279
Community members encouraged to apply for governor roles at Sheffield secondary schools; Stocksbridge High School, Chapeltown Academy, Ecclesfield School and Handsworth Grange Community Sports College in partnership with Minerva Learning Trust are looking to recruit governors to help develop and grow the schools. Jun 8, 2021 220
Wentworth Woodhouse launches global screenwriting award to promote new talent; Stately home Wentworth Woodhouse, scene of Oscar-winning movies and acclaimed TV dramas, is turning movie-maker and launching a global search for a screenwriting star of the future. Jun 7, 2021 460
Six fundraisers, three peaks, 24 hours, epic fundraising challenge for Sheffield charity Paces completed; Six fundraisers have completed an epic fundraising challenge raising over [pounds sterling]5,000 for Paces, the specialist centre, charity and school for individuals with Cerebral Palsy and motor disorders. Jun 7, 2021 429
Sheffield's flagship hotel development gets underway as construction firm is appointed; Work on Sheffield's flagship hotel at the heart of the city centre has begun. Jun 4, 2021 373
Couple BANNED from keeping animals after 31 cats found locked in 'appalling' conditions; A couple who kept 31 cats locked up in 'appalling' conditions as well as 28 horses who were found standing on deep faeces in makeshift wooden pens have been handed a 10-year ban on keeping animals. Jun 4, 2021 783
Rotherham Loneliness Project awarded 5-year Lottery funding; A new grant of almost half a million pounds will support a project tackling isolation and loneliness in Kimberworth Park and surrounding areas until 2026. Jun 4, 2021 542
Sheffield Hallam women's rights campaigner shortlisted for prestigious award; A Sheffield Hallam University lecturer whose work has helped to transform the support for female victims of violence in India has been shortlisted for an Asian Women of Achievement Award. Jun 3, 2021 394
Wombles do their bit to transform village; Litter picking volunteers were out cleaning up their community over the back holiday weekend as part of their ongoing campaign. Jun 3, 2021 260
South Yorkshire's dedicated transport service for critically ill children receives global accreditation; South Yorkshire's intensive care transport service for critically ill children has received global recognition for its dedication to quality patient care and safety. Jun 2, 2021 603
Open-air theatre night as Wentworth Woodhouse hosts Romeo and Juliet; The private gardens of Wentworth Woodhouse in Rotherham have been the stage for many a romantic tryst in their 250-year history. On June 18, the scene will be set for the most famous one of all... Jun 2, 2021 235
Nearly 300,000 electric vehicles could be on Sheffield's roads of Sheffield by 2050, data forecasts; New data forecasts that up to 289,000 electric vehicles could be on Sheffield's streets by the middle of the century. Jun 1, 2021 801
How a former homeless man has turned his life around thanks Sheffield charity Emmaus; When Stephen Evans arrived at homelessness charity Emmaus Sheffield, he admits he was at the end of the line, living with no hope and unsure of his future. Jun 1, 2021 431
Makers' market comes to Sheffield's Crystal Peaks; Independent makers and retailers are setting up stall in Crystal Peaks for a new shopping venture. Jun 1, 2021 263
Sheffield house builder Sky-House Co goes green with carbon reduction agreement; Sheffield house builder Sky-House Co is going green with a new deal that will ensure a raft of upcoming projects have a massively reduced carbon footprint. May 28, 2021 300
Is it too soon to spread Christmas cheer? STOS Theatre Co bring Elf to Sheffield's Lyceum theatre; The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear... and that's exactly what STOS Theatre Company intend as they announce their return to Sheffield's Lyceum Theatre with Broadway hit Elf: The Musical! May 28, 2021 486
Sheffield company gives year of support to city youth homelessness charity; Sheffield specialist creative SEO agency Rise at Seven will be taking to the streets to mark the start of their partnership with South Yorkshire youth homelessness charity Roundabout. May 28, 2021 388
Sheffield Samaritans charity shop appeals for volunteers; Sheffield Samaritans are encouraging people to get involved in volunteering this Volunteers Week by joining their charity shop team. May 28, 2021 207
New specialists taking Wentworth Woodhouse forward after pandemic; Stately home Wentworth Woodhouse has re-opened to visitors with four new specialists at the helm. May 28, 2021 527
MP Paul Blomfield calls on ministers to back Sheffield child obesity project; Sheffield Central MP Paul Blomfield has urged ministers to act on the child obesity by learning from a city project and ensuring similar services are provided across the country. May 28, 2021 292
Tramlines announce partnership with 'The Sarah Nulty Power of Music Foundation' and launch Apply to Play scheme; Tramlines Festival have announced that 'The Sarah Nulty Power of Music Foundation' will be an official charity partner for the 2021 event and have also revealed details of their 'Apply to Play' scheme that will give performance slots at the festival to emerging talent. May 14, 2021 679
What3words to help Openreach pinpoint network damage in Yorkshire and the Humber; Damage to broadband cabinets, telephone poles and overhead wires across Yorkshire and the Humber can now be reported to Openreach using precise locations from what3words. May 13, 2021 529
Sheffield university teams investigate how green social prescribing can prevent and tackle mental ill health; Lockdown highlighted the impact of green spaces on our mental health and wellbeing - and now researchers are investigating whether prescribing nature can help prevent and tackle mental ill health. May 13, 2021 457
David Rudman Memorial Match fundraising event to boost Rotherham Hospital and Cash for Kids charities; The family of a man who died after a short battle with ill health will be hosting a memorial football match in his memory. May 13, 2021 568
Jack's home grown Everest challenge raises cash for St Luke's Hospice; Why visit the Himalayas to conquer the world's highest peak when you can take up the challenge with a trip out to the Peak District? May 13, 2021 268
Bluebell Wood to transform South Yorkshire lake with stunning display of floating lights in poignant display this summer; A picturesque South Yorkshire lake will be transformed by a stunning display of floating lights as people gather to celebrate and pay tribute to loved ones in a beautiful and poignant ceremony this summer. May 13, 2021 580
Sheffield's Astrea Academy pupils sweep top spots in city art competition; Talented artists at Astrea Academy have swept first and second spots in a competition to design a piece of street art reflecting the culture and industrial heritage of Sheffield. May 13, 2021 464
Top national accolade for Sheffield Teaching Hospitals' team pioneering tiny pill-sized cameras to diagnose bowel problems; Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust's gastroenterology team have been named a finalist in a top national awards scheme in recognition of their outstanding work in pioneering minimally invasive endoscopic technologies for the investigation of diseases of the small and large bowel. May 13, 2021 365
Collection of South Yorkshire pottery and porcelain comes to auction; A collection of pottery and porcelain, predominantly from the South Yorkshire potteries is to be sold in the Antiques and Interiors Sale on May 28, in thirty lots. May 13, 2021 256
'Mum in a million' who died of Covid-19 inspires Rotherham Hospital charity fundraising; The family of a woman who died following a battle with Covid-19 are celebrating her life by walking two million steps to raise funds for The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity. May 12, 2021 498
Comic book brings story of UK's industrial past alive for new generation; A unique comic book is aiming to engage new audiences with a tale of history, identity and the survival of people who lived and worked in the UK's industrial towns and cities during the 19th century. May 11, 2021 373
Aldi calls on community groups in South Yorkshire to apply for regular food donations; Aldi is calling on charities, community groups and food banks across South Yorkshire to register to receive regular surplus food donations from its Armthorpe and Swallownest stores. May 11, 2021 264
The football league that helped 33 Sheffield men to lose 35 stone is back; A six-a-side football league that helped thirty three Sheffield men to lose thirty five stone of weight has restarted - following a change in Covid restrictions which means that outdoor team sport can now take place. May 11, 2021 297
Sheffield Hospitals launch wellbeing garden to support patient and staff mental health; Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and Sheffield Hospitals Charity have launched the Secret Garden Project - a wellbeing garden which will provide an outdoor sanctuary for staff and patients visiting hospital. May 11, 2021 512
Cash for Kids appeal bids to help South Yorkshire's vulnerable children through life after lockdown; Every penny collected during Friday's Cash for Kids Day will support beneficiaries with food provisions and also provide support for educational and mental health projects, organisers have announced. May 11, 2021 466
Exhibition by artists with learning disabilities opens at Wentworth Woodhouse; Artists with learning disabilities or autism will be displaying their work at a South Yorkshire stately home. May 11, 2021 190
Sheffield Hallam University colleagues get on their bikes for Yorkshire cancer charity; Two Sheffield Hallam colleagues are set to cycle 450 miles in just three days to support the Yorkshire Cancer Research 'Tour de Walkshire' campaign. May 11, 2021 531
Sheffield man alone since wife's care home move hails impact of charity chats; A Sheffield man left alone after his wife moved into a care home has praised the impact of a charity scheme which aims to reduce loneliness in the city. May 11, 2021 397
Portland Works to launch worldwide search for Sheffield cutlery; Portland Works is to launch an international search for cutlery made at the Sheffield factory in the last century. May 11, 2021 484
Newly expanded clinical immunology and allergy unit opens at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals; A major refurbishment of the Clinical Immunology and Allergy Unit has been completed at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. May 11, 2021 445
Lucy set to walk width of the UK for new ward at Sheffield Children's Hospital; A Sheffield family is being boosted by their best friend as she walks the width of the UK this summer to help the hospital which started treating their little boy for leukemia, just hours after his grandfather died from cancer. May 11, 2021 1123
Colouring book guide to mental mealth in Sheffield launched; Artist Hannah Flynn and a small group of volunteers from NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group are the creative minds behind a new Sheffield Wellbeing colouring book that is also a guide to mental health services in the city. May 10, 2021 784
St Luke's Hospice puts out urgent Sheffield appeal for volunteers in Firth Park; The St Luke's Hospice Firth Park shop is looking to double its volunteer force as it gets its retail operations running again. May 10, 2021 257
Toy Story in concert - 2022 tour announced including Sheffield date; Disney and Pixar's "Toy Story" will be presented live in concert for the first time in the UK in 2022 with a nationwide tour. May 10, 2021 337
Sheffield Wild at Heart scheme explores how good nature is for wellbeing; We all know getting closer to nature is good for our wellbeing, but how much difference does it really make? May 10, 2021 509
Sheffield community groups urged to apply for a Community Fund grant; Organisations that work with council tenants can now apply for a pot of money to get their community projects off the ground. May 10, 2021 183
Sheffield couple who became foster carers in lockdown urge others to do the same; A couple from Sheffield who became foster carers during lockdown, are calling on more people to offer a safe home to vulnerable children and young people by taking up a role in fostering. May 10, 2021 772
Sheffield College launches #NotOn campaign to raise awareness of sexual harassment and violence; The Sheffield College students and staff have joined forces on a new campaign to raise awareness of sexual harassment and violence and where to get support. May 7, 2021 599
Racing partnership puts Sheffield Hallam University students in the fast lane; Sheffield Hallam University students will soon be able to kickstart their careers thanks to a new partnership with a national motorsport team. May 7, 2021 356
Sheffield school boy Harry sets the pace with epic walking challenge; Westbourne School pupil Harry Carter put months of lockdown to good use by striding out and keeping fit. May 7, 2021 253
St Luke's Hospice highlights putting patients' wishes at the centre of its work during Dying Matters Week; Dying Matters Awareness Week is back from May 10 to 16, giving people across the country the chance to talk openly and frankly about end of life issues. May 7, 2021 778
Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice's book club helping families through the uncertain times; An author made a special appearance at Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice's regular book club to discuss her debut novel 'Popping in' which details the pressures and fulfilments of being a full-time carer. May 7, 2021 589
Free fishing sessions are back for families in Sheffield; Families in Sheffield can try fishing for free thanks to Canal & River Trust, People's Postcode Lottery and The Angling Trust. May 7, 2021 445
Wentworth Woodhouse ready to reopen on May 19 as it bounces back with a full team and can-do attitude; There may be a Latin motto above the door, but 'Bring it on in 2021' is the new mantra at Wentworth Woodhouse as it throws open the doors to visitors again on May 19. May 7, 2021 590
Sheffield nurses recognised in national awards; A team of nurses from NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have been given a Chief Nursing Officer Silver Award by NHS England and Improvement. May 7, 2021 553
Bears of Sheffield and Twinkl set to help Rory find his roar for Children's Hospital; The Bears of Sheffield are coming this summer, featuring different designs, unique names and colourful patterns. May 6, 2021 913

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