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Portraits of homelessness exhibition opens

A portrait exhibition to raise awareness about the rise of homelessness in the UK and the plight of rough sleepers on the streets has been launched at Dina arts venue on Cambridge Street. Sion Thomas has been documenting and photographing homeless people to bring to the public’s attention the struggles of living on the streets and to raise funds for two local charities, the Archer Project and S2 Food Bank. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!

Mural tribute for shooting victim Aseel Al-Essaie

A Sheffield artist, has painted a mural portrait in memory of Aseel Al-Essaie close to where the 23 year old was gunned down on Daniel Hill, Upperthorpe. The memorial tribute was painted by Ben Gourvenec on wall of the Red Monkey Tattoo Studio. Gourvenec, a part-time artist, responded to a proposal that was circulated on social media. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!