StoryHub Today: 21/04/21 (Team 1)

Student journalism from the University of Derby. Reporting by George Wilson, Joshua Fletcher, James Ridge, Jake Leach and Kurt Beresford.


It has now been over a month since children across the county returned to school following the third national lockdown. Teachers and students have had to follow new guidelines since the 8th of March to try and keep every school environment COVID-secure. So, how successful has the first month back been? Our Suffolk reporter George Wilson has been trying to find out…

Bukayo Saka

Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka has been a revelation in his first full senior season with the Gunners. As a result, he was announced as Football London’s young player of the year just last week. With Euro 2020 on the horizon, Arsenal’s versatile academy graduate has a fair chance of being selected in Gareth Southgate’s England squad. Our reporter Joshua Fletcher has more on this story.

European Super League

A rollercoaster of a week has seen big shake ups among England’s elite clubs. Following plans to scrap the new European Super League, the clubs involved may now face big changes at board level. James Ridge reports with more…


Monday 12th April embarked on a landmark day for the United Kingdom. The hospitality industry reopened for customers after another lockdown closed its doors at the latter end of 2020. Things are finally on the up again. This tea room in Leicestershire was delighted to open back up to the community. Staff, and customers, have been speaking about the return of the award-winning, Old Wharf in Hinckley. Jake Leach reports.


After protests outside Stamford Bridge, Chelsea have withdrawn themselves from the proposed European Super League. Fans are starting to feel like their voices are being listened to by their club. Our reporter Kurt Beresford spoke to David Johnstone of CfcUK Fanzine, and Vice-chairman of Chelsea Supporters trust Dom Rosso to hear their take on the past 24 hours.

Easter Hamper

An overwhelming donation totalling 450 Easter egg hampers has been gathered to support communities and charities across the town of Tamworth. It took six kilometres of wrapping paper and an army of helpers but the initial target of 50 hampers was blown out of the water. Our reporter Kurt Beresford has more.