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South Yorkshire MP calls for fairer funding as many schools face budget cuts

A South Yorkshire MP has called for fairer funding across all schools in the region.

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Tree felling.

Tree survey results 'unreliable', say Sheffield campaigners

Tree campaigners have accused Sheffield Council of using 'unreliable' survey results to justify tree felling.
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Barriers strewn across the pavement.

Residents’ anger at ‘total mess’ left by Sheffield Council contractors

Residents and a Sheffield MP have criticised council contractors for leaving streets strewn with holes and plastic barriers.

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Visitor Stan Weston, of Warmsworth, pictured, taking a closer look at some of the books available. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Warmsworth Library MC 2

Five years after they were saved by teams of volunteers, Doncaster’s community libraries are more then just places to borrow books.

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Leslie Binns

South Yorkshire blinded military hero makes second attempt to reach the summit of Mount Everest

Rotherham road surface specialist SteelPhalt is sponsoring South Yorkshire military hero Leslie Binns as he makes a second attempt to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

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Town ward Councillors Dave Shaw, John McHale and Sue Knowles, pictured by the alleyway between Beechfield Road and Apley Road, in Hyde Park, which has recently been fitted with gates. Picture: Marie Caley

Council aims to cut crime in Doncaster with new alley gates

Doncaster Council plans to install more gates on the end of alleyways in an attempt to cut crime and fly-tipping.
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Streets Ahead contractors in Western Road.

Sheffield Council lays new pavement around war memorial trees

New paving has been laid around a street of war memorial trees in Sheffield.
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Barry and Claudette White in Larch Hill.

Support for Sheffield tree felling as council releases survey data

Residents of a Sheffield neighbourhood have come out in support of tree felling in the city.
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European Unison composer Ruth Spencer Jolly

WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

A Brexit inspired piano concert will get its world premiere with a free public performance in Yorkshire - but we are giving you an exclusive preview on Facebook Live.
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Leigh Bramall has stepped down from his role as deputy leader of Sheffield Council.

‘Personal’ online abuse a factor in deputy leader’s decision to leave Sheffield Council

Sheffield’s outgoing deputy leader has urged people to ‘stop and think’ before posting personal abuse online.

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Doncaster Children's Trust Chief Executive Paul Moffat.

Doncaster children’s services making good progress says Ofsted chiefs

Doncaster’s once-troubled children’s services is making ’significant and continuing progress’, according to inspectors.

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Cars parked on Blast Lane where double yellow lines will force commuters to park elsewhere

Anger from commuters and businesses as Sheffield Council plans to enforce double yellow lines on city roads

Sheffield Council has approved controversial new parking measures on two city roads despite over 200 angry objections from businesses and employees.
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We should not expect promises to be kept

Like J Robin Hughes, (Deal or no deal, March 15), I was also prompted to further research Article 50 on reading Mathew Hobson’s earlier letter, discovering articles leading me to arrive at a different conclusion.

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Don Valley MP, Caroline Flint, says her staff member was verbally abused over the Syria airstrike vote.

Call for action on congestion on Doncaster’s roads

Minsters say they have completed a feasibility study on proposals which could slash congestion on roads in Doncaster.

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Peter Turkington, Sheffield's Letting Agent and Private Landlord of the Year

Finest Sheffield landlords recognised at awards ceremony

Private landlords were celebrated in Sheffield at inaugural awards evening.

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Sheffield Hallam MP Nick Clegg

South Yorkshire MP attacks Prime Minster's grammar school expansion plans

A Sheffield MP has joined a new cross-party campaign to derail Theresa May's flagship education reform programme to expand the number of grammar schools in England.

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Sheffield's Millennium Gallery - part of Museums Sheffield

Sheffield MP to meet minister on the 'funding crisis' facing museums and art galleries

A Sheffield MP has criticised the Government for creating a 'funding crisis' by cutting council money meant for museums and art galleries.

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The fracking process

Shale gas firm identify new fracking site near South Yorkshire village

A shale gas firm will submit a planning application after identifying a new fracking site in South Yorkshire

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Important architect to be remembered

One of the most important architects of the 18th century will be remembered in Doncaster this weekend.

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Central Library and Graves Art Gallery. Picture: Andrew Roe

Water leak shuts Sheffield art gallery café

The café at the Graves Art Gallery in Sheffield is shut because of a leak - with no date set for reopening.

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