Breaking: Barnsley confirm signing of Liverpool starlet Ryan Kent

Barnsley have secured the services of Liverpool winger Ryan Kent on a season long loan deal.

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Ethan Ray

Sheffield man who raped two women jailed for 12 years

A Sheffield rapist whose victims were left ‘tortured’ by his attacks has been jailed for 12 years.

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Pubs and Clubs Guide: Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster

Pubs and Clubs Guide: Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster

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What's on.

What’s On Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster

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Whats on
Ten Things To Do Today - Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Ten Things To Do Today - Tuesday, July 26, 2016

1. The Folk Train, have a great night out on the Hope Valley railway line, enjoy live folk music from Feet First on the train to and from Sheffield and a musical evening at The Rambler Country House Hotel (real ale and good food). 1914 (7.14 pm) train from Sheffield to Edale.

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Rambling - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster-w/c Saturday, July 23, 2016

Rambling - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster-w/c Saturday, July 23, 2016

Ramble After 50 for Sheffield Singles, Walks every month. New walkers welcome. Dtls Moya 07999845638.

Out and About

Restaurant Reviews: Sheffield guide to eating out

Looking for a restaurant in the Sheffield region? Check out our A-Z food reviews by Martin Smith, Martin Dawes and the Star team- click the links below.


Barnsley ‘need to be more ruthless’, says goalkeeper Adam Davies

Barnsley goalkeeper Adam Davies has echoed manager Paul Heckingbottom’s sentiment that the Reds need to be more ruthless in front of goal.

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Youngsters from Birdwell Primary School at Paradise Island Adventure Golf.

Barnsley youngsters enjoy special day out after competition win

Pupils at Birdwell Primary School warmed up for the summer holidays with a class trip to Paradise Island Adventure Golf in Sheffield’s Valley Centertainment.

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Barnsley's Stefan Payne in action against Everton. Photo: Chris Etchells

Barnsley 0 Everton 3: Be ruthless urges Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom after defeat to Premier League Everton

Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom believes it is imperative that his side are more ruthless at both ends of the pitch.

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Deadline nears for Barnsley bus route change proposals

Time is running out for residents to have their say on proposed bus route changes which an MP claims will leave passengers with fewer services.

Maggie the pony

Miniature Shetland pony abandoned with maggot-infested cuts in ex-coal yard

A miniature Shetland pony has been found badly injured and dumped in an abandoned coal yard.

Bellhouse Road WMC.

One-quarter of South Yorkshire’s working men’s clubs lost in last decade

One in four of South Yorkshire’s working men clubs have closed in the last decade - with fears more may shut in the near future.

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Maurice Champeau of Crookes Working Men's Club

‘Hard-nosed’ business decisions needed to keep Sheffield clubs alive

‘Hard-nosed’ business decisions are the key to keeping Sheffield’s surviving working men’s clubs alive as they face financial challenges, the manager of a popular city social club has said.

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Sam Winnall: two goals against Cheltenham

Heckingbottom calls for Reds to be more ruthless

Paul Heckingbottom has been delighted with Barnsley’s unbeaten pre-season run.

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Pupils at Sandhill Primary School in Great Houghton.

Great Houghton pupils praised for heritage work

School pupils teamed up with history buffs to create a new calendar featuring historical scenes from around the area.

John Healey MP, right, with supporters of The Salvation Army.

Lively lunch to mark opening of Goldthorpe facility

Dedicated charity volunteers gathered for a celebratory lunch to mark the official opening of the newly renovated kitchen at The Salvation Army in Goldthorpe.

(Top left clockwise) Kirsten Broadhead, 11, Lucy Broadhead, six, and Emma Wrightson, six, of Silkstone Common, are at Old Moor Centre learning about habitats in the wetlands. Picture: Andrew Roe

Enjoy a night under the stars at Dearne nature reserve

Nature lovers are being invited to spend a night under the stars at a Dearne wildlife habitat as part of a campaign to encourage people to enjoy the great outdoors.

Paul Heckingbottom

Barnsley: Why Heckingbottom feels team unity is the key for Reds

Reds boss Paul Heckingbottom believes team unity will be a key ingredient to the club’s chances of success this season in the Championship.

19 July 2016 ...Tour of Tata Steel  in Rotherham and Stocksbridge to view the high standard of steel produced those sites. Picture Scott Merrylees

Steelworkers aim to forge bright future despite Tata sale uncertainty

Tata steelworkers in South Yorkshire believe they can forge a new future - despite ongoing uncertainty around the planned sale of the business.

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