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Yorkshire’s Brexit resistance: ‘The endgame is to call an end to this nonsense’

Pro-Europe campaigners across Yorkshire are joining forces in a last-ditch attempt to stop Brexit taking place. Chris Burn reports on a movement desperate to turn back the clock.

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PM Teresa May

Brexit means ... well we're still not entirely sure!

Uncertainty still surrounds Britain's Brexit, be it whole, partial, soft, hard, grey, red, white and blue or any other hue.

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Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

She is not bluffing

Looks like Scotland’s poisoned elf is still at it! (We have one or two here also.)

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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.

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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.

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Council’s fight for cash to repair Doncaster’s damaged roads

Council’s fight for cash to repair Doncaster’s damaged roads

Doncaster is fighting for a share of a £1 million fund for South Yorkshire to fix its potholes.

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Education chiefs have sent out a warning to Sheffield secondary schools and colleges

Warning sent out to Sheffield schools over live video stream of child's suicide

Sheffield secondary schools and colleges have been warned by education chiefs over a viral video showing a 12-year-old girl taking her own life.

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A proposed plan of the Sheffield Victoria HS2 option

HS2 proposals for Sheffield is 'looking like a cut price option'

A Sheffield MP has criticised the current proposals for HS2 coming into Sheffield as a 'cut price option'.

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EU

We voted, you lost

Dear Carol, I was fascinated with your letter in regards to Brexit and Paul Bloomfield’s decision to back the trigger of Article 50 and I would like to add to some of your views.

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13 January 2017 .......   Tree campaigner Helen McIlroy with fellow protestors Dave Dillner, Calvin Payne and Dr Simon Crump in Nether Edge in Sheffield. Picture Tony Johnson

More Sheffield tree protest arrests ‘inevitable’, say campaigners

As a revolt against tree-felling in Sheffield grows, with campaigners even willing to risk prison, Chris Burn meets the man who sowed the seeds of a very British protest.

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Clive Betts, MP for Sheffield South East

Yorkshire devolution proposal rejected by Sheffield MPs

Sheffield's Labour MPs have rejected calls for a directly-elected mayor for all of Yorkshire.

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Some of the garages due to come down in Club Garden Road. Photo: Google

Sheffield Council to knock down 'unsafe' garages

Sheffield Council plans to knock down a number of old garages on social housing estates.

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The former Griffs Works in Stannington.

New homes plan for Sheffield factory site raises green belt concerns

Fresh plans to put housing up on the site of a former ceramics factory have again been met with opposition due to the site’s location in the green belt.

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Sheffield voted to leave the EU by 51 per cent

LETTERS: Sheffield MP Paul Blomfield responds to reader criticism on Article 50 vote

I will be a strong voice.

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South Yorkshire will get 15m for road improvements.

Government promises £15m to Sheffield City Region for road improvements

Sheffield City Region will get more than £15 million towards road improvements this year.

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By-elections for two Rotherham councillors will be held on February 2.

Candidates confirmed in South Yorkshire by-election

The candidates for two South Yorkshire by-elections have been confirmed.

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Sheffield Council plans to build more social housing.

Council aims to build more social housing in Sheffield

Sheffield Council is building more social housing in the city.

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Council chiefs have outlined new proposals for waste services under a new contract

New bin collections proposals revealed as Sheffield Council plans to ditch Veolia

Sheffield residents will receive a new brown bin for recycling under new proposals by April 2018.

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Sheffield Town Hall

Anger over plans to replace historic Sheffield bridge

Campaigners are planning to pack a public meeting over controversial plans to demolish a historic bridge.
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Sheffield MP Paul Blomfield has said young people in Sheffield are waiting nearly six months to access mental health services. Photo: PA (posed by model)

NHS CRISIS: Young people in Sheffield are waiting 'six months' to access mental health services

A Sheffield MP has said young people in the city are waiting nearly six months to access mental health services – as headteachers dip into school budgets to bring in crisis support for pupils.

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