LOOK: First picture of large sinkhole near Sheffield city centre

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

Mark Duffy of Sheffield United celebrates

Sheffield United: Home comfort key for Blades, says star Mark Duffy

Mark Duffy says back-to-back games at Bramall Lane is the perfect tonic for Sheffield United after their winning run was smashed at Walsall on Saturday.

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Glenn Loovens

Sheffield Wednesday: Glenn Loovens calls on in-form Owls to stay focused

Captain Glenn Loovens is urging the Owls to keep their impressive league form going as they prepare to face automatic promotion hopefuls Brighton and Hove Albion.

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Carlos Carvalhal

Sheffield Wednesday: Carlos Carvalhal issues Owls warning

It is a safe bet that the Championship promotion race will throw up further twists and turns over the coming months.

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Jordan Thorniley

Sheffield Wednesday: It has been a ‘tough season’, says Owls goalkeeper Joe Wildsmith

Owls goalkeeper Joe Wildsmith admits it has been a “tough” campaign for him.

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Sheffield United: Beaten Blades can bounce back, says Mark Duffy

Mark Duffy says Sheffield United have showed they have the mental strength to bounce back from defeat before - and is confident they can do it again following Saturday’s shock defeat at Walsall.

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Sheffield Eagles: Perry Whiteley is latest to join

Sheffield Eagles: Perry Whiteley is latest to join

Sheffield Eagles have added former Workington centre Perry Whiteley to their ranks while utility man Matt James has also agreed a new deal with the club.

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A notice outside the entrance to Decathlon in Sheffield on Monday night

Huge sinkhole appears outside Decathlon store in Sheffield

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

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

Sheffield Council head of children's centre service Nicola Shearstone and project officer Jo Bunting at a drop-in session.

Council insists new children's centre service 'will cover whole of Sheffield'

Sheffield Council has tried to reassure families that children's centres are not about to close.

A discarded toilet in Darnall

PICTURES: Shocking fly-tipping blights Sheffield suburb

The Star visited the Darnall streets most affected by fly-tipping and found some shocking scenes, write James Proctor.
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