Fundraisers to sleep rough to help Sheffield's homeless

People are preparing to spend a night sleeping rough on the streets of Sheffield to raise cash for the city's homeless.

Saturday, 19th March 2016, 5:00 am

The event has been organised by Roundabout, which supports 150 young people in the city every day and runs the only emergency hostel in Sheffield for those between 16 and 21 years old.

The sleep-out event is to be held at the Creative Arts and Development Space in Smithfield, close to the city centre, on May 20.

There will be games, food, entertainment and music on the night before those sponsored to take part bed down for the night on the ground.

The last event in November raised £15,000.

To find out more about the work of Roundabout and how to get involved in the fundraiser visit