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Huge sinkhole appears outside Decathlon store in Sheffield

A large sinkhole has opened up outside the Decathlon store in Sheffield.

Well-wishers laid flowers close to where the girl's body was found in Dinnington, Rotherham

'Fly high angel' - tributes pour in to girl found dead on South Yorkshire pathway

Touching tributes have been paid after a teenage girl was discovered dead on a pathway in South Yorkshire today.

Jenny Hockey and Freda Brayshaw have been charged under the Public Order Act

Appeal to cover court costs of Sheffield tree protesters passes £1,500 mark

Nearly £1,600 has been raised in just three days to help protesters charged over attempts to stop the pre-dawn felling of trees in Sheffield.


Beware Braehead Clan, says Sheffield Steelers boss

Steelers’ boss Paul Thompson admits he is “wary” of Braehead Clan - Saturday’s visitors to Sheffield Arena - despite a form dip being suffered by the Scots.

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Joe Root: Became a father last week

Sheffield’s Joe Root confident of England captaincy credentials but still hopes Alastair Cook stays on

Joe Root is in no rush to assume another new position of responsibility having just become a father for the first time but is confident he has “something to offer” should Alastair Cook step down as England captain.

Sam Morsy in action for Barnsley

Barnsley blow as Sam Morsy signs new deal with Wigan

Barnsley have been struck a blow as top transfer target Sam Morsy snubbed a return to the club as he signed a contract extension with Wigan.

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Paul Heckingbottom

Barnsley: Blackpool clash the priority for Heckingbottom as Aston Villa eye Hourihane

Head coach Paul Heckingbottom wants Barnsley’s focus to return to the pitch.

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Toumani Diagouraga

Rotherham United: Millers look to tie up Diagouraga loan switch

Rotherham United are hoping to close a deal for Leeds United midfielder Toumani Diagouraga this week.

Rotherham United
Pupils and parents protest against changes to the 71 bus in Mosborough.

Anger at change to Sheffield bus route that leaves children 'vulnerable'

Sheffield parents have accused a bus company of putting children in danger by changing one of its routes.

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The former Chesterfield Hotel.

Chesterfield Hotel ‘should be used to help town’s homeless’

Calls have been made to transform the former Chesterfield Hotel into accommodation for the town’s homeless.

The girl's body was discovered in a pathway off Lordens Hill, in Dinnington

Teenage girl's body discovered on pathway in South Yorkshire

An investigation has been launched after a teenage girl's body was found in South Yorkshire today.
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Children's author Dean Wood holding his two Michael Moon books. Picture: Brian Eyre.

Derbyshire lorry driver on road to success with children's fantasy books

A lorry driver is on the road to literary success – after two of his children’s fantasy novels were published.

A West Midlands Police officer illustrates the safe clearance for drivers overtaking cyclists

Drivers endangering cyclists' lives in South Yorkshire 'should face prosecution'

Police in South Yorkshire have rejected calls for a clampdown on motorists driving perilously close to cyclists, claiming there are too few deaths to justify the cost.

Lewis Siddall, aged 24, died after being allegedly assaulted in a bar in Doncaster town centre on August 13, 2015.

Doncaster teacher Lewis Siddall left distraught, asked 'why me' after alleged assault from Blue Horrobin

A 24-year-old Doncaster man who died after allegedly being assaulted in a bar spent his final hours in pain and feeling distraught about being 'side-swiped' by a stranger, a court heard.
Thea Gallacher with the dress she bought from Formal Affair

Sheffield bride-to-be battles to reclaim £500 on wedding dress after firm goes bust

A Sheffield bride-to-be has said she was left 'horrified' after losing £500 on her dream wedding dress.

Birch Avenue care home in Chapeltown

Funding row sparks concern as NHS provider pulls out of running Sheffield care home

Concerns have been raised following a decision by NHS bosses to pull out of running a Sheffield care home due to financial difficulties.

Mr Blomfield and Deni Ennals, Co-Chair of Sheffield Foodbank Network, outside the S2 Foodbank at St Swithins Church on the Manor

MP says 'thank you' to generous Star readers who donated to help Sheffield foodbanks

Sheffield Central MP Paul Blomfield has thanked Star readers who helped him raised thousands of pounds for city foodbanks through his Christmas Appeal, after he promoted his appeal through his column in The Star.

Chesterfield's Formal Affair wedding shop.

FORMAL AFFAIR COLLAPSE: Closing down sale may help concerned customers

A closing down sale could help couples affected by the closure of a wedding store in Chesterfield.

Claude Dielna

VIDEO: Sheffield Wednesday’s development squad thump Bolton Wanderers 4-1 to go top of the league

Sheffield Wednesday’s development squad moved to the top of the Professional Development League North table with a comfortable 4-1 win over Bolton Wanderers at Middlewood Road this afternoon.

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Stradbroke Primary School

Staff and children praised in turning around fortunes of Sheffield primary

Talented staff and the attitudes of pupils have been praised for turning around the fortunes of a Sheffield primary school.

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