Funding for medics to work in winter
CHESTERFIELD Hospital and the East Midlands Ambulance Service are among health organisations awarded a slice of £5m to cope with winter. The extra funding will be used improving ambulance turnaround at hospitals, providing GP advice to paramedics attending patients in their own homes, and to pay for a GP out of hours at the hospital.
Hotel room drama
BEDROOMS at the Premier Inn on Angel Street, Sheffield city centre, were evacuated when a fire alarm started sounding at 2am on Saturday. Steam in a shower room had triggered the alarm.
Teen in collision
A MAN aged 18 was cut free from a crash on Wingfield Road, Athersley, Barnsley, at 10pm on Friday after his van collided with a stationary car.