Providing dignity and respect for older people

Imagine the scenario. You are an older person who lives alone. Perhaps your husband or wife died a couple of years ago. Your children are now adults who have moved away and are busy with their own kids and jobs. Unfortunately, you have a fall at home spraining your ankle and banging your head on …

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Hathersage Hilly charity athletes

Sheffield Triathlon Club run an annual event called the Hathersage Hilly Triathlon 2018​, and this year it takes place on Sunday 22nd July. The Club allocated two charity places which went to the Cathedral Archer Project​ and Sheffield Children's Hospital and Charity. Training is now well underway, so we caught up with how things are …

Sleep Out for St Wilf’s

When I arrived at St Wilfrid’s Centre for my meeting with Madeleine Thomas, Fundraising and Marketing Manager, there was a real hubbub as soon as I walked in. It was cup of tea o’clock, and staff, clients and volunteers were all mingling together near the café, chatting about this and that, ready to quench their …

4 weeks of student action

Universities have long been hotbeds for social action, challenging injustices, and inspiring community action, and this definitely rings true for The University of Sheffield. With almost 28,000 students at the University, there’s huge potential for inspiring and actioning big changes in the city and further afield. The Students’ Union’s Volunteering team have the two themes …