Sheffield Live! https://web.sheffieldlive.org Made in Sheffield. Made by You. Tue, 26 Jul 2022 18:03:38 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 Bramall Lane hosts England v Sweden Euro 2022 https://web.sheffieldlive.org/bramall-lane-hosts-england-v-sweden-euro-2022/ Tue, 26 Jul 2022 18:03:22 +0000 https://web.sheffieldlive.org/?p=224948 English and Swedish fans converged on Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening for the Euro 2022 semi-final. Sheffield Live! reporter Baillor Jalloh spoke to fans ahead of the match.

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Over 50,000 enjoy Tramlines weekend https://web.sheffieldlive.org/over-50000-enjoy-tramlines-weekend/ Tue, 26 Jul 2022 10:57:47 +0000 https://web.sheffieldlive.org/?p=224937 Despite poor weather, the three day Tramlines 2022 music festival held in Hillsbrough, attracted over 50,000 revellers. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!

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Little Man Tate in Tramlines debut https://web.sheffieldlive.org/little-man-tate-in-tramlines-debut/ Mon, 25 Jul 2022 17:35:02 +0000 https://web.sheffieldlive.org/?p=224916 Sheffield indie band, Little Man Tate, made their Tramlines main stage debut at Hillsborough on Saturday. Ahead of the gig, band members Maz Marriott and Ben Surtees spoke to Sheffield Live! reporter Baillor Jalloh.

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Early support for children hit by council spending cuts https://web.sheffieldlive.org/early-support-for-children-hit-by-council-spending-cuts/ Mon, 25 Jul 2022 08:56:20 +0000 https://web.sheffieldlive.org/?p=224913 A new report has revealed more vulnerable children than ever need crisis support as local authorities cut spending on services which help prevent them coming to harm. According to the report, investment in early intervention support by councils in England fell from £3.8bn to £1.9bn (50%) between 2010/11 and 2020/21. The report was commissioned by The Children’s Society, Action for Children, Barnardo’s, National Children’s Bureau and the NSPCC. Sheffield Live! reporyer Baillor Jalloh spoke to Rachel Henry from the The Children’s Society.

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Heatwave breaks records in Sheffield and across the UK https://web.sheffieldlive.org/heatwave-breaks-records-in-sheffield-and-across-the-uk/ Wed, 20 Jul 2022 10:22:28 +0000 https://web.sheffieldlive.org/?p=224800 South Yorkshire and other parts of the UK recorded temperatures of over 40C (104F) for the first time since records began. Thermometers hit 40.3C in many parts of South Yorkshire, well above the previous high of 38.7C in 2019. Sheffield’s Supertram network was shut for the day due to the extreme heat conditions. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!

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Race equality commission calls for action to tackle racism https://web.sheffieldlive.org/race-equality-commission-calls-for-action-to-tackle-racism/ Wed, 20 Jul 2022 10:20:41 +0000 https://web.sheffieldlive.org/?p=224797 The report of the Independent Commission into Racism and Racial Disparities in Sheffield sets out a series of recommendations and actions for Sheffield to become an anti-racist city. The report of the commission follows two years of consultations, addressing a wide range of issues and calls for key organisations in Sheffield to come together around a comprehensive plan of action. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to chair of the commission Professor Kevin Hylton.

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Sheffield Councillor: Tory leadership needs fresh ideas https://web.sheffieldlive.org/sheffield-councillor-tory-leadership-needs-fresh-ideas/ Wed, 13 Jul 2022 10:00:51 +0000 https://web.sheffieldlive.org/?p=224645 Lewis Chinchen, the Conservative Councillor for Stocksbridge and Upper Don has told Sheffield Live! his party needs a fresh start. His comments comes as candidates hoping to replace Boris Johnson as the next leader of the Tory party and Prime Minster of the UK unveil their plans. Meanwhile, the chair of the 1922 Committee, Sir Graham Brady has announced that eight contenders will go into the first round of voting by Conservative MPs – Kemi Badenoch, Suella Braverman, Jeremy Hunt, Penny Mordaunt, Rishi Sunak, Liz Truss, Tom Tugendhat and Nadhim Zahawi. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!

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Sheffield Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha https://web.sheffieldlive.org/sheffield-muslims-celebrate-eid-al-adha/ Wed, 13 Jul 2022 09:58:24 +0000 https://web.sheffieldlive.org/?p=224642 Muslim communities across South Yorkshire took part in the celebration of Eid al-Adha over the weekend. The festival is marked by special prayers and feasts and follows Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting. In Sheffield prayers were performed in parks and mosques across the city. Wahid Nazir, a committee member at Ghausia Mosque on Firth Park Road, spoke to Sheffield Live! reporter Baillor Jalloh.

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Police campaign targets van drivers on road safety https://web.sheffieldlive.org/police-campaign-targets-van-drivers-on-road-safety/ Wed, 13 Jul 2022 09:55:43 +0000 https://web.sheffieldlive.org/?p=224639 A new campaign has been launched by South Yorkshire Police in partnership with South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership urging van drivers to ensure their vehicles are roadworthy. The campaign reminds drivers and businesses about the importance of having a properly maintained and correctly loaded vehicle. A video is to also circulate online from next week. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to the South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership manager Joanne Wherle.

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Barnsley Council to open a women refuge centre https://web.sheffieldlive.org/barnsley-council-to-open-a-women-refuge-centre/ Wed, 13 Jul 2022 09:52:40 +0000 https://web.sheffieldlive.org/?p=224636 Barnsley Council has announced a new day support refuge for women in abusive relationships is to be established in the town to support victims. A report warned that the number of referrals has been increasing and cases were also rising among male victims. Rosemary Clower, senior commissioning manager at Barnsley Council spoke to Sheffield Live! reporter Baillor Jalloh.

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