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Campaign launched to combat illegal tobacco trade in Sheffield

Campaign launched to combat illegal tobacco trade in Sheffield

  Smokefree Sheffield has today launched a campaign to put a stop to the criminal activity surrounding cheap and illicit tobacco and to reduce smoking rates in Sheffield.   The city council-backed campaign demonstrates how cheap and illicit tobacco is a huge,...

Sheffield facing a crisis in housing for the elderly

Sheffield facing a crisis in housing for the elderly

By Alfie Rycroft Sheffield is facing escalating problems in trying to find enough adult housing and social care for the elderly people living in the city. Yesterday councillors on the City Council's Education, Health and Care Transitional Committee said there was a...

Sheffield’s autism friendly hair salon proving popular

Sheffield’s autism friendly hair salon proving popular

By Ellie Pierce A Sheffield hair salon has dedicated part of its premises to create a safe and comfortable environment for people living with autism. Kathy Chisholm became the owner of The Cutting Crew on London Road in November 2020.    She says that since...

Sunday social eating event in Sheffield welcomes all

Sunday social eating event in Sheffield welcomes all

By Emily Mukherjee A social eating ‘pay as you feel event’ is being organised by Greg Hewitt, Student Engagement and Development Coordinator at The University of Sheffield. Plans are for the event to take place every Sunday, at Foodhall on Brown Street. Meals are...

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....

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