• PUBlic transport – bus route 4/4a

    - The number 4 bus, operated by TM Travel, serves a number of Sheffield’s south-western suburbs, heading out from the city centre, through Sharrow, Brincliffe and Ecclesall and on towards Bents Green and eventually Ringinglow. The twin service 4a takes an alternative route from Ecclesall Road, heading down Carter Knowle Road before terminating at Millhouses Tesco. … Continue reading PUBlic transport – bus route 4/4a
  • Norfolk Arms, Grenoside

    - Joe Pearson has been appointed as the new interim manager of the Norfolk Arms. No stranger to the pub, Joe has been a regular visitor to the pub since his teens and after joining the Stancill team in June 2017, he has quickly risen through the ranks, working as assistant manager alongside Hayley McPhie, before … Continue reading Norfolk Arms, Grenoside
  • Horse & Jockey, Wadsley

    - The Horse & Jockey has added a regular poker evening and salsa to its weekly events programme. From 8pm, pub-goers can put on their best poker face and play the hand they’re dealt by a professional croupier. The Horse & Jockey welcomes Texas Hold’em experts and new players alike, with table service and happy hour … Continue reading Horse & Jockey, Wadsley
  • Real Heritage Pubs – East Anglia

    - Many of our readers will by now have seen the Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs e-book, which was released during the Steel City Beer and Cider Festival last October and at the time of writing, is on the cusp of reaching 50,000 downloads! Talks with local sponsors and publishers regarding a physical copy of the book … Continue reading Real Heritage Pubs – East Anglia
  • Hop Hideout, Nether Edge

    - Hop Hideout on Abbeydale Road has been named the UK’s Independent Beer Retailer of the Year at the Drinks Retailing Awards 2018, which took place at the Dorchester Hotel in London on 7 February. The specialist beer shop, which opened in November 2013, is run by Jules Gray and Will Linford and is dedicated to showcasing … Continue reading Hop Hideout, Nether Edge
  • Inn Brief

    The Norfolk Arms on Dixon Lane now sells real ale at weekends. Two casks are available from Thursday and are available until sold out.

    The Queens Ground in Hillsborough has installed a fourth hand pump.

    Edward’s on Glossop Road remains closed but there are indications it could reopen in the near future under a new guise.

    The Brown Bear on Norfolk Street closed suddenly last month but has since reopened under new management.

    Work has begun and licenses have been agreed for a disused public toilet block on Blonk Street to be converted into a cafe and micropub serving real ales.

    The new owners of the Farfield Inn on Neepsend Lane have confirmed their intention to return the building to its former usage as a pub, although not in the immediate future.

    The Masons Arms in Crookes and the Old Crown on London Road both remain closed at the time of writing, with no news on the future of either.

    The Tramshed at Meersbrook has expanded into the neighbouring unit and is now serving a range of craft beers.