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Coronavirus

Lauren Yvonne 'Never let anyone tell you to stay in your lane'

The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have significantly impacted the Northern arts and cultural industry, with some organisations closing their doors. Annalisa Toccara spoke to Lauren Yvonne about the challenges of being a theatre producer during this time and the advice she would give to emerging black theatre practitioners.

Sheffield Community Contact Tracers

The story of how a group of retired healthcare professionals in Sheffield were shocked by the government’s approach to coronavirus contract tracing – and decided they could do better.

Morley's Fun Page It’s fun to toil

We've glimpsed a society in which non-essential work is paused and people are allowed to be as calm as multiple catastrophes allow. Now we're revving up the Global Warming Machine and preparing to forget that another world was ever possible.

Opus during Covid-19: Thoughts and reflections

Opus - whose social projects include Now Then Magazine and Festival of Debate - share their experiences of adapting to a completely new landscape in Sheffield - and what is still left to be done to make our city better for everyone.

How does Sheffield ‘build back better’?

With the world under a cloud of COVID-19, decisions made right here in Sheffield could still meaningfully combat climate change and improve our collective quality of life.

Food insecurity & social isolation

Physical distancing presents challenges for food banks, says Charlotte Killeya, Emergency Food Co-ordination Officer at Voluntary Action Sheffield and a trustee at Parson Cross Initiative Projects.