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Sheffield woman's 22-year call to the council for action on narrow 'death trap' road

A Sheffield woman has called for traffic safety measures on a 'death trap road' before 'someone dies'.

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Area of Sheffield city centre turned into 'desolate eyesore' due to ongoing gas works

This is the state of one area of Sheffield city centre which has been described as a 'desolate eyesore'.
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The condition of Cemetery Road in Sharrow

Sheffield road breaking up just SIX MONTHS after it was resurfaced

This is the state of a Sheffield road just six months after it was resurfaced.
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The mess off Gell Street: Picture: Martin Brighton

'The council are failing children' - Dozens of drug needles littered close to Sheffield primary school and playground

This is the state of a one part of Sheffield close to a primary school and a children's playground.
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Michelle Kiddy with her correspondence with Scottish Power. Picture: Glenn Ashley/The Star

Scottish Power apologise after handing Sheffield woman with huge energy bill

Energy giant Scottish Power has apologised to a Sheffield woman after a three-year battle over a huge energy bill.

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Police have issued a warning to Transit van drivers in Amber Valley.

Action Desk: Sheffield and Rotherham top tool theft payout list

Insurers pay out the most to Sheffield and Rotherham van drivers who have had their power tools stolen, according to new figures.

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Kathleen Mysberg with a friend at the session

Action Desk: Session to help Sheffield OAPs avoid online fraudsters

Trading Standards and university students in Sheffield have teamed up to make city pensioners more aware of online scams.

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Sheffield MP Gill Furniss has welcomed the plans

Action Desk: Sheffield MP welcomes Ofcom plans for automatic compensation for poor broadband service

Ofcom’s plans for automatic compensation for millions of broadband and landline customers who suffer from a poor service has been welcomed by a Sheffield MP.

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Matt, with wife Stephanie and son Riley

South Yorkshire dad's anger as bowling alley deny request for autistic son due to 'electricity bill'

The father of an autistic four-year-old boy has said he was left ‘disgusted’ after a bowling alley refused their request to bowl in another area because of the ‘electricity bill’.
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Jill Wolstenholme

Action Desk secure partial victory over broken sat nav

A Sheffield woman who was told she would not get a replacement sat nav under warranty has secured a partial victory – thanks to Action Desk.

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Young drivers and their parents are being warned about 'fronting'

Action Desk: South Yorkshire drivers warned over fraud when 'fronting' car insurance

Nearly half of South Yorkshire drivers believe it’s acceptable to reduce car insurance premiums for young drivers by insuring a vehicle in a parent’s name, citing their son or daughter as a ‘named driver’ – according to the AA.

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Henry, seven, stood in the flooded garden

Action Desk: Sheffield mum's anger over garden flooding due to poor drainage

Stood ankle deep in standing rain water, the look on little Henry’s face says it all.

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Dom Bocchino with girlfriend Heather

Action Desk: Sheffield groom-to-be left angry after continued delays with engagement ring

A Sheffield groom-to-be has been left furious with continued delays after the engagement ring he ordered failed to turn up when requested.
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Get in touch with Action Desk and see if we can help

Action Desk is here to help you – no matter how big or small the problem is, we will do our best to solve it.

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Jill Wolstenholme from Sheffield with the broken Snooper Sat Nav they wont repair after the mounting system failed

Action Desk: Caravan enthusiast in dispute with firm over broken sat nav

A Sheffield woman is in dispute with an electronics firm after a specialist motorhome and caravan sat nav broke after only its second use.

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Aidan McGeown had an issue with his Now TV not working

Action Desk: Free trial for on-demand TV box goes off for days

A disgruntled user of an on-demand TV service has said he feels ‘completely ignored’ after the device failed to work for more than a week in total.

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Tracy Lycett is unhappy with Homebase after trying to sort out her kitchen for 14 months.

Action Desk: ‘Reduced to tears’ over continued kitchen delay

A Sheffield grandmother has told Action Desk how she was brought to tears over her ongoing battle with delays on a kitchen she bought more then a year ago.

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Doug Wood is unhappy with the quality and fitting of his window blinds. Picture: Andrew Roe

Action Desk secure full refund for OAP after blinds row

A Sheffield pensioner has said a row over blinds he ordered has taken its toll on his health.

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Ian McColl, purchased flooring that never materialised and is now still awaiting the refund he was promised. Picture: Marie Caley NSST McColl MC 3

Action Desk: Customer demands apology after flooring he ordered never showed

A Sheffield man has hit out at a flooring company after shelling out nearly £1,000 only for the product he ordered never to arrive.

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Action Desk: TV on demand service had ‘four day black out’ problem

A Sheffield man who tried Sky’s on demand service NOW TV has told Action Desk his service went down for four days on his two week free trial.

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