Spectacular photo from Sheffield park shows moment New Year fireworks lit up the sky

A perfectly shot photograph in a Sheffield park captured fireworks lighting up the city's sky at the turn of the New Year.

Friday, 1st January 2021, 1:51 pm

Taken by Connor Parker in Meersbrook Park, the photograph shows socially distanced groups enjoying a free firework display across the city from the perfect vantage point.

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Fireworks lit up the sky above Sheffield to mark the New Year (PHOTO: CONNOR PARKER)

Residents swapped bars and restaurants for nights at home yesterday under Tier 3 coronavirus lockdown restrictions in Sheffield.

To mark the end of 2020 fireworks were set off across Sheffield at the stroke of midnight.

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