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Pop stars send messages of condolence to Doncaster's Louis Tomlinson following mother's death

Ronan Keating, Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole, Liam Payne and Zayn Malik are among the music industry stars who have passed on messages of condolence to Doncaster's Louis Tomlinson, since news of his mother's death broke yesterday.

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Golden girl Jess brings joy to the ward

JOY TO THE WARD: Sick Sheffield children's dreams of white Christmas also turned gold and blue with VIP visits

Sheffield Children's Hospital's VIP visiting times saw golden girl Jessica Ennis-Hill join city football stars spreading festive cheer on the wards.

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Doncaster private hospital which carries out boob jobs needs improving, says health chief

Areas of poor practice at a pivate hospital in Doncaster, which carries out cosmetic surgery including breast enlargement, have led health chiefs to call for improved standards in treatment and care.​​

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Sheffield care staff take centre stage in new dementia-inspired art exhibition

Sheffield care staff take centre stage in new dementia-inspired art exhibition

Staff at a Sheffield-based care centre have found themselves the unexpected stars of a new art exhibition which aims to put dementia in the spotlight.

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The unsung heroes of hospitals trust

The unsung heroes of hospitals trust

My name is Jim and for the last 18 months I have been a trainer for Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Trust. I am due to move on to pastures new but I thought I would share some of my thoughts.

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Brian Jackson is fundraising to fight Motor Neurone Disease by wearing a kilt every day in 2017. Brian is pictured withy Lawrie Sutcliffe from Yorkshire Kilts and Ian Duffy from The City of Sheffield Pipe Band. Picture Scott Merrylees

Bare legs Brian’s kilt challenge

A Sheffield grandad who wore shorts for a year is baring his legs again in a kilt – but it will cost you to find out what is underneath.

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Libraries to loan out life-saving equipment and training at the heart of South Yorkshire communities

Libraries to loan out life-saving equipment and training at the heart of South Yorkshire communities

Rotherham is set to become the first borough in the UK using its libraries to loan out life saving equipment and training to the public.

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Dan Jarvis is concerned about closures of children's centres

South Yorkshire MP expresses concern over closure of children's centres

A South Yorkshire MP has voiced concern over the rising number of Sure Start children centres closing down.

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£150,000 awarded to offer free exercise and social groups to older men in Sheffield

£150,000 awarded to offer free exercise and social groups to older men in Sheffield

National charity Volunteering Matters has been awarded £600,000 in funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery to support its work in tackling social isolation and boosting the health and wellbeing of older people across the UK.

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Pupils lead ‘Santa Dash’ in memory of courageous teacher

The heartbroken mother of a young Mexborough teacher who died within 12 weeks of a second cancer diagnosis has paid tribute to her daughter’s courage, and the charity that stepped in to help her.

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Fears for future of Sheffield dementia services

Age UK Sheffield has called for urgent talks over Sheffield Council’s plans to close the city’s last remaining dementia respite centre.

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The launch of the Christmas Tree Festival at Millhouses Methodist Church.

Christmas countdown as city churches branch out

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas...

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Councillor George Lindars-Hammond and road safety officer Tracy Hendry, on Devonshire Street in Sheffield, with posters promoting  'Be A Safe Pedestrian' road safety campaign to help festive revellers to stay safe this winter. Picture Scott Merrylees

Festive revellers urged not to put their lives at risk

Festive revellers have been urged not to risk their lives on Sheffield’s roads – as figures revealed the huge casualty toll among young people.

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Firefighters star in an Everly Pregnant Brothers' music video - Pic: You Tube

VIDEO: Sheffield firefighters star in music video to help save lives

Sheffield firefighters have joined forces with one of the city's most loved bands - to help save lives.
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A radiotherapy room at Weston Park Hospital in Sheffield

New radiotherapy equipment to help cancer patients in Sheffield

Sheffield is set to benefit from an NHS investment in new radiotherapy machines to help cancer patients.
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Daniel Pearson, 32, his wife Lyndsey, 30, and their two children, Stanley and Florence, both one, from Dronfield

Family’s holiday illness nightmare sees baby son treated at Sheffield Children’s Hospital

A family who became so ill on holiday one of their baby children ended up in hospital are taking legal action.

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Blood donors helped save the life of three year old Sheffield boy

Blood donors helped save the life of three year old Sheffield boy

NHS Blood and Transplant is urging donors in the city to make and keep appointments to donate blood this month, to ensure hospitals can continue to treat patients over the festive season.

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St Luke's Hospice Festival of Light

Festival lights up Sheffield hospice in memory of loved ones

More than 1,000 people joined St Luke’s Hospice as the charity created some special Christmas magic with its annual Festival of Light.

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Intake Primary School

Sickness bug subsides at Sheffield school

A sickness bug which swept through a Sheffield school last week appears to be subsiding.

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Sheffield Park Academy show raises over £3,000 for cancer charity

The show did go on for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, which has received a £3,000 plus boost from Sheffield Park Academy.

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