Cancer charity’s Sheffield Race For Life still open for entries

People across Sheffield are being encouraged to sign up for Cancer Research UK’s Sheffield Race for Life event. The charity’s much loved 3K run is to return to Graves Park on Saturday 11 June following the end of Covid restrictions. Money raised from the event will fund world-class research to help beat 200 types of cancer, including bowel cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, testicular cancer, brain cancer, children’s cancers and leukaemia. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke Nicki Embleton regional media relations office for Cancer Research UK.

Euro 2022 roadshow comes to Sheffield

The Women’s Euro 2022 Roadshow brought hundreds of families and fans to a showcase in the Peace Gardens of the best of football, fitness and music. Sheffield is among the host cities for the Women’s Euro 2022 football tournament which is set to kick off in July. Organisers are aiming to inspire more communities, particularly young people and families, to get involved in the biggest European women’s sport event in history. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!

Busk Aid returns to Sheffield city centre

A group of musicians will perform live on Sheffield streets on Saturday as part of Busk Aid where all donations go towards humanitarian aid around the world. It’s the first time the team will perform live since lockdown when the yearly event had to go virtual. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Alison Trezise, chair of Sheffield Christian Aid Committee and Yo Tozerloft, a volunteer at Busk Aid.

Rugby trophies on display in Sheffield

With 200 days to go until the opening game of Rugby League World Cup, a 48 hour tour put the trophies on show in Sheffield and other host cities and towns. Many turned out for the event at Sheffield Peace Gardens where the men’s, women’s and wheelchair rugby trophies were on display. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Gary Clifton, events manager for Sheffield Council and Mark Aston, head coach for Sheffield Eagles.

Tramlines call for new talent

Tramlines Festival has announced an open invitation to new acts who want to perform at the festival this year. Festival organisers are looking to bring in more new talent from the local community. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Alex Deadman, regional media officer for Tramlines.

Sheffield school celebrates womens football ahead of Euros 2022

In celebration of schools’ National Football Week, children at Ballifield Primary School in Handsworth have been taking part in football related activities. Last week the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 schools programme was launched, aiming to inspire and unite schools and pupils to get involved with the tournament and with a push to get more women and girls involved. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Sheffield United’s women’s footballer Ellie Wilson and primary school teacher Daniel Cassidy.

New quit smoking campaign launched

Smokefree Sheffield has launched a new campaign that aims to empower smokers to know they are “Strong enough to quit”. Campaign organisers aim to help more people stop smoking, improve their health and wellbeing as well as save more money to their pockets. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!