Today at JUS News we are tracking the problems of litter and fly-tipping in Sheffield. We have reporters out and about in the city and the surrounding area, and we will be highlighting the issue and its implications all day.
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17:30 Our reporters got out and about in Sheffield today, see where here!
Click the places to see what we discovered and what we got up to today!
17:10 It can be a prickly situation for South Yorkshire Hedgehogs
Staff at Abbey School in Rotherham are concerned that littering and fly-tipping in their lane is putting students at risk, here’s a look.
16:20 Page Hall litter video
Lydia has more on the litter that blights Page Hall
16:00 Litter continues to blight Page Hall
14:36 Crystal Peaks nominated for a major award
14:24 Reporter Rachel Lewis explores new territory
We explored University of Sheffield journalism lecturer and paper hoarder Mark Hanna’s secrecy regarding his office:
Postgrads, don’t try to clear up my office ….. https://t.co/armZzAGyMJ
— Mark Hanna (@MarkHannaMedia) May 4, 2017
13:26 Rhoda explores Rotherham’s Abbey School
— JUS News (@JUS_News) May 4, 2017
We’ve been out and about in the city centre seeing just how much rubbish we can spot on our most popular roads.
— Fionnula Hainey (@fionnula_hainey) May 4, 2017
13.03 Furniture dumping on Abbeydale road
Local shop owners told reporter Michael Fenn that the sofa and chair have been left at the side of the road for two weeks.
12:50 VIDEO: Patrick shows us how it’s done
Patrick Culhane was at Ponderosa Park this morning with community group Time Builders.
Organiser Nuno Mendes has been doing the pick for nearly 30 years, and Patrick chatted to him.
12:25 A school in Rotherham contacts us about litter on their school lane
Rhoda Morrison is currently out at Abbey School in Rotherham chatting to school about concerns they raised using our hashtag this morning:
— Abbey School News (@AbbeyLearning) May 4, 2017
12:12 Worries about needles left on Park Hill
Isabelle Tudor chats to Sheffield City Council workers, who say that they can sometimes find up to 15 needles a day when working near Park Hill.
12:05 Valley Centertainment tram stop strewn with rubbish
Reporter Rachel Lewis discovers an area which “clearly has not been cleaned in a month”, as Varsity merch left all over the ground.
— Rachel Lewis (@RMLLLL) May 4, 2017
11:45 Litter-picking on the Ponderosa
Patrick Culhane has spent the morning at the Ponderosa in Sheffield. He has been working with Timebuilders Sheffield to help pick up waste on the park. Check out his video: