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Cooperative dairy progressing!

cooperative dairy

Sheffieldist produced a video report last week for thedairysite.com concerning a local cooperative dairy development. Our Cow Molly recently won a government grant to work with two neighbouring farms near Dungworth. Building has started and the facility will be able to supply Sheffield with up to 42,000 litres of fresh milk every week. It should […]

MEP candidates visit Sheffield

MEP candidates

MEP candidates visit Sheffield next month for a hustings on digital rights promises in the European Parliament. The event takes place on Thursday 8 May 6:30 – 8:30 pm at St Mary’s Church, Bramall Lane, Sheffield. S2 4QZ The European elections take place on 22nd May and the Open Rights Group has organised MEP hustings across the […]

Nichols Building delights

nichols building

Shalesmoor’s Nichols Building houses a great community of independent traders and artisans. This place is particularly nice to visit on a weekend but it’s also a pleasure to browse any day one has free time. I say this because there is so much to discover there that time passes all too quickly. There are spaces […]

Planning Sheffield Pixelache Festival 2015

pixelache cover

Visitors from the international Pixelache network visited Sheffield over recent days to help devise a grassroots festival planned for next year. This will be the first such event to be held in a British city and Access Space will host it. Access Space founder James Wallbank said, “In preparation for the festival, we invited representatives from other […]

Music education in Sheffield

Music Education

Can adults and children find an affordable music education in Sheffield these days? Once upon a time, music education was free in many schools across the UK. But this has not been the case for some years now. So what currently exists in Sheffield for anyone wanting to learn a musical instrument? School lessons According […]

Street Photography

street photography

Street photography is a pursuit Sheffieldist uses to build up a collection of images for posts on this blog. Having snapped images on Sheffield’s streets for quite a few years now, there are several hundred examples kicking around and waiting to be rediscovered across a few hard drives. Given it’s Friday and the fog’s finally […]

Cube Foundation sets good examples

Cube Foundation

The Cube Foundation is a community charity based in Darnall that’s concerned with welfare, education and environmental issues. Volunteers help keep local streets clean, provide kids with extracurricular tuition to help them with their education and collect food to distribute to those more needy amongst us. Whilst it’s undoubtedly right to fight for a better […]

Project Sheffield talks to Sheffieldist

Project Sheffield 2

Project Sheffield is a great blog put together by a man who is not native to Sheffield, but who has a love for the city. Sheffieldist interviewed the clearly talented Adam Saunders about Project Sheffield and his other work … Who is Adam Saunders? I am 29 years old and a photographer who specialises in […]

North Korea advising Sheffield Town Hall

Sheffield Town Hall

A delegation from North Korea visits Sheffield Town Hall today to give public relations advice to politicians and council officers. Eagle-eyed citizens will have spotted a North Korean flag flying from the Town Hall as of this morning. It’s there to welcome top political PR advisers seconded from the East Asian country. Kim Jong-un exclusive […]

Fitness without gymnasiums

fitness

When it comes to fitness, Sheffield offers unusual opportunities for those tired of attending expensive gyms. Embark on a pole new adventure Gemma Hopkins runs a fitness studio just off West Street called New Adventure Studios. For minimal cost, you can learn pole dancing, zumba, belly dancing and much more. Some of the tutors have […]

Parkhill pictured

Parkhill

Sheffield folk either love or hate Parkhill flats – a brutalist presence sitting above the railway station, overseeing the city centre and beyond. Earlier this month, veteran photographer David Stillitoe published great pictures of the largely abandoned housing estate, recording its neglected condition on a Guardian blog post. GUARDIAN.COM The utopian estate that’s been left to […]

Access Space offers alternative reality

Access Space

Access Space is a special place for anyone seeking to explore tech ideas and develop their skills. Sheffieldist interviewed its founder James Wallbank. Like Wallbank, Access Space is a pretty dynamic presence in Sheffield. Situated on the far corner of Sidney Street, firmly in the city’s creative quarter, this community resource offers a space for […]

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