The impact of student volunteers in Sheffield

I live in an area in Sheffield which is popular with students: loud parties, traffic cones on car roofs, takeaway boxes, all of that and more. It’s so easy to join in with the negative, “bloody students” narrative when you can’t walk down Ecclesall Road or Crookes without weaving your way through throngs of students …

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Virtual racing for Alzheimer’s research

Have you heard of virtual running? Virtual running works exactly the same as any other type of running but the difference is that the race can be run at any time that suits you. All you have to do is enter a race and provide evidence that you have done it. That's it! One such …

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 …

Wrap up for CAP

In December we spoke to the Cathedral Archer Project about their Christmas campaign, Lonely Night, which aimed to raise money for homeless people in the city. Homelessness isn't just an issue at Christmas time, however, and the Archer Project work all year to support homeless people and raise funds and awareness of the issues that …