Author: Ashley Birch

Against the odds, a stretch of Middlewood Road has quietly undergone a mini revolution this past year, with a spate of new food and drink venues opening in spite of the ongoing pandemic. Molly’s Café & Deli and The Orange Bird restaurant have both brought some...

Sheffield’s favourite independent rum makers O’Haras Spiced Rum have launched a brand-new limited-edition bottle of their signature blend and they’re using proceeds to help a well-known charity delivering palliative care in Sheffield. The new bottles, which feature exclusive artwork by another Sheffield favourite, artist BUBBA 2000,...

ChefChef.store the new service that brings the Moor Market into a single consolidated shop, has launched the first of several new high-speed delivery services on the City Grab platform.  The ChefChef.store Milk Round includes your daily pint, courtesy of Our Cow Molly, your daily papers and everything you...

Sheffield Theatres has announced its streamed version of Damian’s Pop-Up Panto will be made available for free to all schools in the region from Mon 4 – Fri 8 January 2021. Following news last week that no live audiences would be able to attend the performances of the...

Music Venue Trust (MVT), which represents hundreds of grassroots music venues throughout the UK, has announced is has taken positive steps to help save 24 venues in crisis, including Sheffield favourite Dryad Works. As part of the the organisation’s #saveourvenues campaign, the Sheffield city-centre venue is set to be...

The Government has today (17 December) confirmed that South Yorkshire will remain under Tier 3 restrictions and the Crucible must therefore remain closed. This news puts the breaks on plans which would have seen live audiences able to attend this year’s panto. In response, Sheffield Theatres has...

There will be no changes to the current tier system of restrictions across Yorkshire to control the spread of Covid-19. The news was confirmed today (17 December) at a briefing held by Health Secretary Matt Hancock. It means despite calls from civic leaders to look again at...

A Sheffield music venue, famed for its electrifying 100 capacity gigs in a disused warehouse in Sheffield city-centre, is set to rise from the ashes next year with a new venue in the heart of Kelham Island. The Lughole, which began life as a ‘DIY punk cooperative and...