Marathon runner honoured with British Citizen Award

Ray Matthews of Rotherham, aged 75, has been honoured with the British Citizens Award for his exceptional contribution to the community after a series of fundraising marathons.  Matthews began the challenge in July last year to run 75 marathons in 75 days, and to raise  £75,000 to pay for a soft playground and specialist equipment for Newman School, a special needs school in Rotherham. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!

Labour Party Conference in Sheffield

Labour Leader, Jeremy Corbyn delivered a speech in Sheffield, at the Yorkshire and Humber Labour Party annual Conference. He spoke about austerity, the junior doctors strikes, and recent cuts to the Steel industry in Sheffield. This was followed by a Labour In For Britain Question and Answer panel. The EU referendum will take place on Thursday the 23rd of June. Over a hundred Conservative MPs have said they want to leave the EU, including Mayor of London, Borris Johnson as well as Michael Gove. The campaign to leave says MPs would be more accountable to the public, households would save around a thousand pounds each year and Britain could regain control over it’s borders.

SLTV celebrates it’s first birthday

SLTV first hit your screens on 23 September 2015 so we celebrated with a special edition of Talking Sheffield hosted by Simon Thake in front of a live audience. The guests were Steve Buckley, Chair of SLTV, Sara Hill from Opus Magazine and Lia Nici from Estuary TV.

College construction begins

Sheffield City College have started work on a new Technical, Engineering and Design Centre on their Olive Grove site.  The project which is called TED is aiming to make Sheffield the place to come to if you want to study any of the three disciplines.

Peace and Islam event

A conference looking at the role that Muslims played in the First World War and how all religions can work together to promote understanding rather then War at the Ahmadiyya Mosque in Sheffield.