Sheffield

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‘Bit bonkers’: actors to perform in three plays in three Sheffield theatres at once
Trilogy to mark the 50th anniversary of the Crucible will have performers sprinting between stages

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

09, Nov, 2021 @9:51 AM

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Sheffield police investigating three reports of spiking with needles
Police warn lives are being endangered after three women aged 18-19 report being injected at clubs

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

03, Nov, 2021 @11:45 AM

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‘All we can do is ask’: how flood defences depend on private owners’ cooperation
Environment Agency can do emergency work if life is at risk, but it’s hard to make landowners in England carry out repairs

Helen Pidd North of England editor

31, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Covid lab returned four positive results from 2,400 Sheffield tests
Exclusive: positivity rate of 0.2% for tests processed by Immensa in Wolverhampton contrasts with national rate of about 5-8%

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

27, Oct, 2021 @11:20 AM

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No Bounds festival review – Sheffield’s electro-industrial heart is still beating
From brass bands in the bus station to thunderous techno in a former gun-barrel factory, this wildly innovative festival perfectly welded past to present

Daniel Dylan Wray

18, Oct, 2021 @11:03 AM

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Richard H Kirk obituary
Experimental electronic musician and founding member of the Sheffield-based band Cabaret Voltaire

Dave Simpson

08, Oct, 2021 @4:21 PM

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Lyrical tearaways: removable verses adorn streets for National Poetry Day
From Bristol to Glasgow, five poems will be displayed in public on the theme of choice. The writers introduce their works

Lucy Knight and Alison Flood

07, Oct, 2021 @9:41 AM

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Richard H Kirk, founding member of Cabaret Voltaire, dies aged 65
Influential member of experimental Sheffield band, known for their provocative performances, also maintained a prolific solo career

Laura Snapes

21, Sep, 2021 @2:35 PM

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Rotherham school has its own stricter standard of Covid measures
As cases rise in South Yorkshire, Wales high school exceeds government advice on mixing and mask wearing

Weronika Strzyżyńska

03, Sep, 2021 @1:54 PM

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More than 17,000 new items donated to Afghan refugee families in UK
Businesses and individuals buy items on charity wishlists for the thousands of Afghans quarantining in UK hotels

Helen Pidd North of England editor

01, Sep, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Afghan boy, 5, fell from Sheffield hotel onto car park roof, inquest told
Hotel where refugee Mohammed Munib Majeedi died was subject of fire enforcement action

Diane Taylor and Helen Pidd

25, Aug, 2021 @4:01 PM

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Home Office did not carry out safety checks on hotel where Afghan boy died
MPs call for inquiry into suitability of Sheffield hotel where guests had raised concern about safety of windows

Helen Pidd and Diane Taylor

20, Aug, 2021 @12:02 PM

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