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Council announces £835,000 warden team to tackle crime and nuisance in troubled Sheffield neighbourhoods

The city council will use Government money to form a team of wardens to tackle the problems angering residents of crime-ridden Sheffield communities.

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Firth Park shopping centre.

'We're just trying to make a living - don't tar us with sinking label' say Sheffield shopkeepers

Sheffield business owners say they are suffering the consequences of bad headlines generated in neighbouring areas.
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The council hopes to make streets safer and encourage cycling and walking.

Sheffield city centre to become 20mph zone by end of year

More than 300 city centre roads will have a 20mph limit by the end of the year, Sheffield Council has confirmed.

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Frehiwet Habesha owner Kasaw Temesgen

Food Review: Etho-Eritrean eatery shows Sheffield what’s wot

Ever tasted tibs? What about wot? Or maybe devoured a dulet?
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The official opening of Sheffield Hallam University's Stem Centre, named after prominent female inventor Hertha Ayrton. Professor Chris Husbands, engineering student Katrina Love, recent graduate and event host Rhiannon Jones, and IMechE President Carolyn Griffiths

Woman at the fore of new £11m Sheffield teaching centre

Female engineers were the focus at the opening of a Sheffield university's new teaching centre.

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Barriers around the manhole cover in Ecclesall Road.

'Someone could break their leg' - shopkeeper calls for BT to fix broken manhole cover in Sheffield road

A Sheffield shopkeeper has warned it is a matter of time before someone gets seriously hurt falling in a broken manhole.

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Nigel Barnes, from Crookes, wants dog DNA testing to become compulsory.

Call for national dog DNA database to tackle Sheffield fouling problem

A Sheffield man has called on the Government to tackle dog fouling through DNA testing.
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The Longley Centre.

Trust reveals latest plan to revamp Sheffield mental health ward

The latest stage of a plan to refit a Sheffield mental health unit has been revealed.

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How the flats should look. Photo: Wireframe Studio Ltd

Sheffield flats plan approved despite parking concerns

Plans to create six new flats in Hillsborough have been approved, despite concerns fro neighbours over parking and overdevelopment.

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New images of St James Retail Park.

More images of £35m Sheffield retail park revealed as construction goes on

New images of a £35 million retail park have been released.

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Fitzalan Square will be redeveloped in a 5.6 million scheme.

Council reveals more details of plans to freshen up Sheffield's public spaces

New details of multi-million pound schemes to improve public spaces in Sheffield city centre have been revealed.
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Sheffield's tourist information office in Surrey Street.

Sheffield tourist office could close as visitors move online

Sheffield Council has revealed plans to close the city centre tourist office, blaming changing habits and a lack of use.

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Drivers will be fined for idling outside schools under new Sheffield Council plans.

Public meeting to be held on idling outside Sheffield schools after hundreds back plan to fine drivers

People can have their say on plans to fine drivers who leave engines running outside schools at a public meeting tonight.

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Eagle Works in Stevenson Road, Attercliffe

Council allows Sheffield charity's DJ nights despite concerns about 'catastrophic' gas leak from steelworks

A Sheffield arts charity will be able to host late-night events near a steelworks despite health and safety concerns.

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Police at the scene of the accident. Photo: Charlie Ward

Seven-year-old girl hit by bus in Doncaster street

A seven-year-old girl suffered 'serious' injuries when she was hit by a bus in Doncaster at the weekend.
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Eagle Works in Attercliffe.

Council objects to plan for late-night events near Sheffield steelworks

Council environment officers are trying to stop an arts group from holding three late-night events near to a Sheffield steelworks.
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Monarch refunds could come within 28 days - but only to Atol protected passengers

Passengers due to travel with Monarch before the airline collapsed will get refunds within a month - if they are Atol protected.

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Police in Wensley Street, Firth Park, after the fatal stabbing of Sami Khaled Saif Al-Sarsoori on September 9.

'Big changes' on the way to Sheffield estate 'sinking' due to crime and overcrowding

Councillors have promised residents of a 'sinking' Sheffield estate that they will start to see positive changes soon.

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Video: Roads closed as Sheffield fire crews work around city centre building

Part of Sheffield city centre was closed to traffic today as several fire crews inspected a dilapidated building.
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Air ambulance lands in Doncaster park after car crash

An air ambulance was called to a Doncaster park after a nearby car crash.

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