15 egg-cellent reasons to hunt down this week's packed Sheffield Telegraph

This is no April Fools’ joke: with a city-wide debate over the future of Sheffield’s John Lewis, condemned litter scenes at Endcliffe Park, the reopening of an outdoor swimming pool and a new chocolate factory, there is plenty to keep you occupied over the Easter bank holiday weekend in this week’s Sheffield Telegraph, out tomorrow, April 1.

Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 4:55 pm
Updated Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 5:21 pm
Some reasons to buy this week's Sheffield Telegraph

The sun is shining, and the Easter bank holiday is round the corner, so why not buy a jam-packed Sheffield Telegraph to read between egg hunts?

From the future of John Lewis, to the reopening of swimming pools and libraries, everything is covered.

Here are 15 reasons to buy this week’s Sheffield Telegraph, out tomorrow, April 1:

What next for the John Lewis building?

From demolishing it entirely, to turning it into a House of Culture, our John Lewis spread in this week’s paper asks what will happen to the iconic building now?

Arrests, littering and fires in Endcliffe Park on sunny Tuesday

Police and the fire service were called after reports of fires and fights, as well as vandalism and a ‘shameful’ amount of litter – see the reaction and response in the Sheffield Telegraph.

£450 million for health and social care

Sheffield City Council and the CCG have joined forces to help deal with inequalities across the city with a huge pooled budget.

One million meals from food bank

Sheffield’s S6 Food Bank, which helps thousands every week, has started a campaign to provide one million meals.

Stonehenge in Sheffield

A Sheffield sculptor has released plans for the city’s very own wonder of the world, which will be called ‘Storrs Henge’.

New chocolate factory opens

It is almost like we planned it for Easter! Independent chocolate makers Bullion have announced they will be opening a chocolate factory offering tantalising tours.

Turning a new page

Community libraries across Sheffield will finally be allowed to reopen from April 12, and we spoke to some of the committed volunteers behind the scenes bringing your fix of Tolstoy, Dahl, Wilde and everything in-between.

Back in the deep end

Hathersage Outdoor Pool opened for the first time on March 29, with demand at an ‘all-time high’ – see opening day pictures in the paper.

Reel good news

Popular speciality fishmongers J.H. Mann in S11 have announced plans to open a new fish restaurant.

Theatre boss ‘optimistic’ for next stage

Lyceum chief executive has said they remain ‘eternally optimistic’ about the future and reopening.

Family story behind cafe

The team behind the popular S17 cafe have opened a new shop on the other side of town – and it is steeped in family history.

Lord Blunkett calls for Sheffielders to work together

In his column, the former MP has said Sheffield needs to pull together in autumn.

Egg-static on wedding day

A couple do a 10k-round Longshaw on day that wedding was planned for – wearing chicken and egg costumes. We are not joking.

Tribute to boxing icon

Female boxing icon Alma Ingle had died at the age of 81 – read our tribute in tomorrow’s paper.

Interview as guitarist steps out of the shadows

Sheffield musician, and Reverend and The Makers guitarist, Ed Cosens talks about his upcoming debut solo album.

The Sheffield Telegraph is out tomorrow, April 1.