Sunday 30 August 2020

GCSE Results Day

I went to Firth Park Academy in Sheffield to witness the excitement of GCSE results day, something I still remember very well despite it being half my lifetime ago!

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Wednesday 26 August 2020

A Levels U-Turn

I went to report at a Yorkshire school which saw a dramatic change in its results following the government's u-turn on A-Level grading.

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Sunday 23 August 2020

Virtual Clearing

I went to the University of Sheffield to see how they were managing clearing this year. More than a hundred University of Sheffield students & staff were answering thousands of calls from A Level students wanting to study there. It was almost all done from home because of social distancing.

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Wednesday 19 August 2020

Ponds Forge Live

We found out that Ponds Forge in Sheffield is closing indefinitely less than 2 hours before going on air so we booked 3 guests, I did a bit of research to bolster what I already knew about the venue then cycled down to the international sports centre to do the live...

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Sunday 16 August 2020

Mental Health

The NHS Trust which provides mental health services in Sheffield say they’re re-doubling their efforts to make their services more accessible for black people. Compared with white people, black people are less likely to seek support but more likely to be sectioned and diagnosed with mental health problems.

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Thursday 13 August 2020

Filey Beach Lifeguards

I've been filming with the lifeguards in Filey to find out what life has been like for them at the moment, living through covid. They're doing a crucial job in a stunning setting and I thoroughly enjoyed making this.

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Sunday 9 August 2020

Dog Poisoning

A dog has died and another was taken seriously ill after consuming a cocktail of poisons while out on a walk in North Yorkshire. Molly, a springer spaniel, and Poppy, a cocker spaniel, became ill near Pateley Bridge. They were rushed to a local vet but sadly Molly died soon after. It’s thought the dogs came across poison that was laid illegally with the intention of killing birds of prey.

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Thursday 6 August 2020

Dalton Smith

Undefeated Sheffield boxer Dalton Smith won his bout in the first behind-closed-doors event in Matchroom Boxing’s garden at their headquarters. The super-lightweight boxer was brought up by single-dad Grant who’s also his coach. I went to film one of Dalton’s last training sessions before fight-night.

This is the moment of victory...

Sunday 2 August 2020

Sheffield Children's Hospital Fundraiser Carmel

A woman from Doncaster whose life was saved by Sheffield Children’s Hospital nearly sixty years ago is raising thousands of pounds as a way of saying thank you. Carmel Proctor was born with a severe type of spina bifida but survived thanks to the expertise of the team at Sheffield Children’s. 

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