New Year’s Eve in New York City

It’s always been my dream Christmas break – wandering the wintry pathways of Central Park, visiting the Rockefeller tree and watching the Ball Drop in Times Square. Ok, so it didn’t snow, the tree had died and Mariah Carey had a strop on stage during the countdown to 12 o’clock. But it was certainly a…

Bootcamp and bants with Fran

Who? Francis Sprenger What? Personal trainer and transformation coach Where? Be X Fitness, Sheffield Why? He loves what he does… “I was skinny before I started going to the gym. I was 16/17 years old and weighed about eight stone. I started training as a hobby but soon after I enrolled on fitness courses and…

72 hours in Dublin

It’s the ideal winter getaway – shopping, sightseeing and lots of Irish singing… It’s an early start out of Doncaster-Sheffield Airport – the cheapest flights usually depart before at 7am. But there’s a Wetherspoon bar and restaurant serving coffee and breakfast to fuel you for the flight… Leave the airport and take the airbus to the…

#Vita360: Reach your peak with AM Fitness

Meet Austin McIntosh: health professional – personal trainer, sports massage therapist, motivational speaker and mentor.   He’s also the founder of Vita360 – a new health programme that’s just launched at Pure Gym, Sheffield. As a former client, I’d recommend anyone starting their fitness journey to consider Vita360. Austin has taught me how to train…

#SuperEleven juice cleanse

Just juice. No food. Three days. Prepare to test your self-control… Whether you’re looking to kick-start a weight loss journey, detox following an over indulgent holiday, or simply replenish your body with essential vitamins and minerals – the Super Eleven Signature Cleanse could be your three day saviour. Designed to detox and cleanse your body…

Meadowhall Christmas Live

  Christmas came early for Sheffield’ers last night when some of the biggest names in music performed live at Meadowhall Shopping Centre. Presented by Capital FM, the sold out show featured chart-topper Anne-Marie; former Wanted bandmate Nathan Sykes; X Factor 2015 winner Louisa Johnson and headline act James Arthur. I caught up with some of…

Jeremy Loops: UK tour

From South Africa to Nottingham, I caught up with award-winning folk singer Jeremy Loops on the northern leg of his UK tour… How is the tour going? It’s been good fun so far. We’ve had a lot of wild nights. Describe your music in no more than ten words. Go… Modern folk featuring beats, raps…