Future of Sheffield community building 'secure' after council grants new lease

The future of a valued community building looks to be secure after Sheffield Council granted a new lease to the charity that runs it.
A police operation was aimed at off-road bikers

Bike seized and warnings issued in crackdown in Doncaster

A crackdown on off-road bikers causing a nuisance led to the the seizure of one machine and warnings to be issued.

Flooding at Forgemasters in 2007. Photo: Sheffield Council

Sheffield parks are still part of council's flood prevention plan

Sheffield Council is still considering allowing city parks to flood to protects areas further downstream.

A car was seized following a hit-and-run

Hunt for driver and passenger who fled crash scene in Sheffield

A police probe is underway into a hit-and-run in Sheffield after a driver and passenger fled following a crash.
Cars have been broken into across Doncaster

Police issue warning to motorists in Doncaster

Doncaster motorists are being warned about thieves breaking into cars for cash and valuables left on display.

Championship Boxing at Hillsborough Saturday  28th May 2011
Chief Support English Light Welterweight Title Nigel Wright vs Niki Smedley

Sheffield boxers raise funds for heart charity

A boxing and entertainment extravaganza has raised hundreds of pounds for the British Heart Foundation.


Three Sheffield friends produce new fun story book

Three friends from Sheffield have joined forces to produce a new book which is suitable for both children and adults alike.

Dr Alan Billings.

Column: When does bravery begin?

The terrorist attack in London in which a police officer died reminded me of a conversation I had recently with a South Yorkshire police officer.

Tree felling.

Tree survey results 'unreliable', say Sheffield campaigners

Tree campaigners have accused Sheffield Council of using 'unreliable' survey results to justify tree felling.
Storm, a two-year-old Staffi Bull Terrier who is looking for new people to love in Sheffield.

Can you make Storm the dog happy again?

This is Storm, a two-year-old Staffi Bull Terrier who is looking for new people to love after being abandoned six months ago.

Steve Adams

Funeral for beloved Sheffield football coach Steve Adams to be held today

The funeral for beloved Sheffield football coach Steve Adams will be held today at Grenoside Crematorium.
Barriers strewn across the pavement.

Residents’ anger at ‘total mess’ left by Sheffield Council contractors

Residents and a Sheffield MP have criticised council contractors for leaving streets strewn with holes and plastic barriers.

Ashley Carson, left, and Gary Caldwell

Interviewing process underway for head of recruitment at the Proact

Chesterfield are interviewing for the vacant head of recruitment position this week.

Chesterfield FC
Eaden Crescent (Hoyland)

South Yorkshire woman fined for living with 83 dogs

A South Yorkshire woman is facing a bill of over £4,000 after being found with 83 dogs in her three-bedroom semi.
Today's weather

WEATHER: Sheffield set for more sunshine this afternoon

After a glorious day of sunshine yesterday, Sheffield is set for more sunny spells this afternoon.

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Rotherham District General Hospital (Google)

Investigation underway after patient is found with injuries in South Yorkshire hospital

An investigation has been launched after a patient suffered serious injuries at Rotherham District General Hospital.
South Yorkshire Police HQ

South Yorkshire Police prepares to pay out millions in compensation claims

South Yorkshire Police is preparing to pay out £14 million in compensation settlements to victims of the Hillsborough disaster and the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal – but the final bill may end up being much higher.
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Trains have been cancelled because of a signalling problem

Trains cancelled following signalling problem at South Yorkshire station

Trains have been cancelled because of a signalling problem at Rotherham Central train station this morning.
Firefighters were called to a blaze at a disused GP surgery in Barnsley

Firefighters called to blaze at disused GP surgery in South Yorkshire

Firefighters spent the early hours of this morning tackling a blaze at a GP surgery in Barnsley.
Harthill Road, Woodthorpe (Google)

Man, woman and child taken to hospital after house fire in Sheffield

A man, woman and child were taken to hospital after a fire broke out while they slept.
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