James Hargreaves

I am me. Sheffield born, bred and proud. A Sheffield Wednesday fan, web person and marketing guy. I have a huge and varied musical tastes. Watch TV and Films like most others, so I am pretty much... errr... 'normal'. Whatever that means.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 11:31

Remembering Harringtons at Castle Market

Harringtons legendary clothes shop in Castle Market is the latest focus of our Memories of Sheffield series.

Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:28

VIDEO: Helen Sharman drops torch flame

The Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Glasgow received some criticism, but it arguably wasn’t as bad as Helen Sharman dropping the torch flame, as happened at Sheffield’s World Student Games in 1991.

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 14:12

Your definitive guide to Tramlines 2014

What should you not miss at this years’ Tramlines festival? Should you buy a wristband or just chance the free fringe venues? Who are the best bands and where can you see them? Here’s our guide!

Greasy Vera's famous food van in Sheffield was a popular place to grab some post-drinks food or for shift workers to grab a bite to eat. Chegg Burger, anyone?

For a short while the Sheffield Zombie Experience seemed to be taking the city by storm, but the events have been closed down and the business owner has since been jailed.

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 14:08

The Leadmill building put up for sale

Site of Sheffield’s famous music venue and nightclub to be auctioned.

Competitive supermarkets and online shopping have all but killed off the humble local shop nowadays, but in the days of personal service and localised retail there was another set of unique outlets fondly remembered in Sheffield — The Fletchers Van!

There’s a big event happening this weekend. You might have heard of it… As the Tour De France Grand Départ 2014 approaches we take a look at some tributes to the event you probably could only find in Sheffield.

Thursday, 03 July 2014 13:05

Sheffield Cablevision: Local TV pioneers

The city will be getting its own local TV station later this year when Sheffield Live! TV begins transmitting. But did you know the Steel City had its own channel way back in the 1970s?

Wednesday, 02 July 2014 14:21

Embrace nightclub closes down

Sheffield nightclub has closed following a compulsory purchase order planned by Sheffield City Council.

You’ll never take scissors for granted ever again after watching this short video of how they are made in Sheffield!

In an occasional series, We Love Sheffield! explores some of Sheffield’s landmarks and infamous old haunts. Everyone’s favourite childhood memory is explored in this edition; Ladies and gentlemen, today we are remembering Redgates toy shop.

Tuesday, 01 July 2014 13:17

Sheffield on TV: Police under pressure

Watch the BBC documentary following South Yorkshire Police in their struggle to cope with balancing budget cuts with a need to reduce crime figures in Sheffield, and Channel 5's 'Benefits Britain: Life on the dole', also set in the city.

City cupcake business acquired by the people behind The Milestone and The Wig & Pen.

An employee at Sheffield’s PC World store has been accused of ‘abusing and attacking’ a customer who was trying to return a faulty laptop.

Monday, 30 June 2014 00:00

Everyone else has got cakes wrong!

We think everyone else has got cakes wrong. Forget the sweet stuff, in Sheffield we have breadcakes and fishcakes!

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 08:44

Exciting new Crystal stage for Tramlines

Carver Street Crystal Bar to host “the most exciting bands, the biggest names and the ultimate music” this year.

Video of lecturer’s Battenberg cake based maths class goes online in a series of food based maths lessons which also includes 'the perfect glass of wine'.

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 16:40

Little Sheffield needs a little help

City centre children’s show to be cancelled unless it can raise funds.

Monday, 28 April 2014 15:20

Sheffield's scary Zombie Experience

Since the Sheffield Zombie Experience was launched in February its We Love Sheffield directory listing has remained one of the most popular pages on the whole website.

Tram services suspended for almost a month on line to Halfway, rail replacement buses in service.

Sunday, 20 April 2014 13:09

Car theft victim’s emotional iPod plea

Thousands share heart-wrenching appeal for return of father’s last gift.

Sheffield shopping centre to trial ‘overtaking lanes’ after schoolgirl complaint.

Monday, 14 April 2014 18:02

Big summer for The Darlingtons

Sheffield-based band The Darlingtons release their new single and video 'Rotations' ahead of a big summer for the band.

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 14:32

Water supplier blames marathon organisers

Sheffield Marathon organisers accused of failing to pay for water supply.

Entrance fees to be kept despite Sunday’s half marathon cancellation.

Rebel runners complete event despite organisers’ last minute cancellation.

Thursday, 03 April 2014 12:30

Take part in emergency scare event!

Sheffield's National Emergency Services Museum launches 'scare experience' in search for ghost called 'Caine'.

Police called after ATOS protesters chain themselves to the stairs at the Department for Work and Pensions.

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