15 headline reasons to buy this week's Sheffield Telegraph
In the week of the anniversary of the first lockdown, and with the news that one of Sheffield’s most iconic stores will be closing its doors, there are ample reasons to buy this week’s Sheffield Telegraph, out Thursday, March 25.
From the ‘heartbreaking’ John Lewis closure, to good deeds and a ‘romantic depiction’ of Sheffield city centre through photographs, via family business success stories and a thriving music school, this week’s paper is packed full of headline stories.
In the anniversary week of the first lockdown, we look back at a year of change, and look forward to exciting plans for our city.
Here are 15 headline reasons to buy this week’s Sheffield Telegraph, out tomorrow, Thursday March 25.
John Lewis closure
John Lewis, and formerly Cole Brothers, has been an institution in Sheffield city centre for generations and announced today that it would close its doors – buy the Telegraph for reaction from business owners, Sheffield shoppers, the council and more.
It has been a year since the Prime Minister announced the first lockdown, and it has been a long, hard journey. See stories on how it has changed our lives, and a picture diary, in this week’s paper. There are also plenty of positive reasons to look ahead...
Pathways to zero carbon
Sheffield City Council held its first summit in relation to the ‘Pathways to Zero’ project, an initiative aiming to make the whole city carbon zero by 2030. Our study tells you what you can do to help and ‘be a part’ of the future of climate change.
Bear hunt across city
A new bear hunt art trail will decorate the city this summer to raise vital funds for the Sheffield Children’s Hospital.
New food hall
A new food hall, complete with a rooftop bar, will open on Cambridge Street this summer from the team behind the successful Cutlery Works in Neepsend.
A very kind Bird
Nethergreen man Bird Lovegod has completed 417 ‘good deeds’ since the start of lockdown – delivering food to the city’s poorest areas.
Top biker’s raffle
We speak to former World Superbike champion, and Sheffield Children’s Hospital patron, James Toseland on why he is raffling off his prized leather this Easter.
Farewell to final Little Mester
The last Little Mester has died at the age of 93 – and the Telegraph honours his ‘inspirational' life.
Premiere of film about Sheffield
A Sheffield gallery has teamed up with Historic England and some of the city’s best creatives to create a poignant representation of Sheffield High Street in lockdown – including an original score and poetry from the city’s former poet laureate.
£2 million fund for business
A £2 million fund has been launched to ‘bring back the buzz’ of Sheffield districts.
Millhouses family business goes global
A family business in Millhouses selling baby slings has become so successful that it has customers from all over the world.
‘Bewitching destination’ walk
Writer David Bocking takes us through a popular Peak walking and biking destination with ‘bewitching’ powers.
Music school thriving in lockdown
A music school in Woodseats with over 350 members of all ages has released a song online instead of its usual performances.
Column on importance of showing gratitude
Dr Ollie Hart talks about the importance of being gracious in his weekly column.
Art project a ‘love letter to city’
A new art installation in Fitzalan Square by a Sheffield artist celebrates some of the city’s famous faces, as well as the next generation of Sheffielders.
The Sheffield Telegraph is out tomorrow, March 25.