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Friend to run Sheffield Half Marathon for young amputee

Friend to run Sheffield Half Marathon for young amputee

A family friend of a young boy who had both legs amputated will raise money for him by running the Sheffield half marathon. William Reckless, a five-year-old from Huthwaite, contracted a life-threatening case of sepsis in January 2020. His mother, Gemma Reckless,...

Sheffield medical research facility awarded £7.9m

Sheffield medical research facility awarded £7.9m

Research into incurable diseases will be funded by a £7.9m grant given to the Sheffield Clinical Research Facility (CRF). Announced this week by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the money will enable experts to look into innovative treatments for...

Mental health centre transforms gardens into wildlife haven

Mental health centre transforms gardens into wildlife haven

Gardens at a mental health recovery centre have been turned into a lively retreat for patients and local wildlife.  The team at the East Glade Centre in Frecheville collaborated with the Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust to hold tree and flower planting events....

Rising bus fares cause anger in Sheffield

Rising bus fares cause anger in Sheffield

Government plans to end emergency support for bus services have caused outrage among passengers in Sheffield. With all covid restrictions due to be scrapped at the end of March, it is predicted that public transport fares will rise as government funding is withdrawn. ...

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