Sunday, 19 November 2017

Price of Football

This week I've been out filming a story about the cost of watching football. Sheffield Wednesday fans pay the most for adult season tickets of any club in Yorkshire including Premier League Huddersfield Town. The high cost of supporting the Owls is revealed by the BBC's annual Price of Football survey.



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Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Bolsterstone Choir

I was really moved by covering this story about a choir which is marking 70 years since an horrific coach crash claimed the lives of nine people as they travelled to a music competition. Bolsterstone Male Voice Choir had high hopes of winning silverware at the event, before tragedy struck in Holmfirth. Current members - including relatives of some of the men who died - returned to the town for an emotional concert. I felt a sense of responsibility to tell this story as well as I possibly could - to do the choir and its history justice.



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Sunday, 12 November 2017

Innocent

Over the last few months I've been working on a story about a Sheffield dessert bar owner who was wrongly convicted of paedophilia and sent to prison for a year and a half. Rassaam Ali says his reputation and livelihood is being damaged by outdated online articles on the South Yorkshire Police website and Facebook page from the time of his conviction which say he was found guilty of a child sex abuse. He says he and his legal team have spent months asking the force to remove the articles. I gave an update on the story live after my report was broadcast...



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