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Bill’s snooker legacy for Sheffield charity

A collection of snooker memorabilia, left to an older persons’ charity by a man who benefited from their support, could raise hundreds of pounds.

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General Election 2017: Who's standing in South Yorkshire?

General Election 2017: Who's standing in South Yorkshire?

The people of South Yorkshire will choose their MPs this summer after a snap General Election was called for June 8.

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Election news.

Labour select candidate for Barnsley East General Election seat

Union official Stephanie Peacock has been successful in her bid to become Labour's candidate in Barnsley East.
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How the new Parkwood Springs site could look. Photo: Gillespies

'Promising' bids to develop former Sheffield Ski Village

Sheffield Council is considering several 'promising' bids to transform the old Ski Village.

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Yorkshire MEP Linda McAvan has emerged as a possible Labour candidate in Barnsley East

Names emerge in contest to be Labour candidate in Barnsley East

A Yorkshire MEP and a trade union official have emerged as the possible candidates to stand for Labour in the Barnsley East constituency where current MP Michael Dugher is standing down.

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Ukip is where my vote will go in June

Now we have an election announced,Brexit is high on the agenda.

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Green Party deputy leader Amelia Womack. Photo: Pete Lopeman

Greens to announce student-focused policies in Sheffield

The Green Party will announce new policies aimed at students in Sheffield today.
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Andrew Percy

Northern Powerhouse minister to fight for South Yorkshire/North Lincolnshire seat in General Election

The Northern Powerhouse minister Andrew Percy has put an end to speculation that he was preparing to step down as an MP by announcing he will seek re-selection for his Brigg and Goole seat.

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General Election 2017: Liberal Democrat candidates for Rother Valley (Kate Pruszynski), Rotherham (Dr Adam Carter) and Wentworth and Dearne (Janice Middleton)

Lib Dems announce Rotherham General Election candidates

The Liberal Democrats have revealed their three parliamentary candidates for the Rotherham area.

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Sheffield Central Library.

Central Library exclusivity deal between Sheffield Council and Chinese firm 'not yet signed'

Sheffield Council has not yet signed the 12-month Central Library exclusivity deal with Chinese developer Sichuan Guodong, The Star can reveal.

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VIDEO: Yorkshire Party reveals General Election candidate for Rotherham

Mick Bower will try to win the Rotherham parliamentary seat for the Yorkshire Party.
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Streets Ahead work in Western Road, Sheffield.

More than 5,000 complaints made about Sheffield road works in 12 months

Residents made more than 5,000 complaints about road repair work and maintenance in Sheffield last year.

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Election news.

Candidates for Sheffield by-election confirmed

Seven candidates will fight for a seat on Sheffield Council in a by-election next week.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Corbyn to launch Battle of Orgreave inquiry if Labour win General Election

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has promised an inquiry into the Battle of Orgreave if he becomes Prime Minister.

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Fallen barriers around Streets Ahead road improvement works in Wolstenholm Road, Sheffield. Photo: Graham Turnbull

Residents to act as 'eyes and ears' with complaints website for Streets Ahead work in Sheffield

Sheffield residents have set up their own website to report problems with road repairs after accusing the city council of failing to act.
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The first ballot boxes are emptied in Doncaster and the count begins. In one of the closest general elections of recent times hundreds of thousands of votes are counted in the Labour leader, Ed Miliband's constituency, Doncaster. Party leaders Miliband and Cameron are hoping to win an overall majority but It's expected to be the closest general election in decades.

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Doncaster mayoral election candidates tell you why you should vote for them

Doncaster goes to the polls next month to elect the mayor who will run the borough.

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Doncaster's  Civic Offices.

Doncaster mayoral election: what matters to you

Bins, parking, anti-social behaviour, and care for the elderly look like they could be among the big issues in this year’s Doncaster mayoral election.

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Troops 'honoured' to parade through Sheffield

Troops today paraded through the heart of Sheffield as they exercised their freedom of the city for the first time in 15 years.
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VIDEO: Lib Dems launch General Election campaign in Sheffield with vow to become 'effective opposition'

The Liberal Democrats plan to fight a hard Brexit and challenge Labour’s council policies in their efforts to win Sheffield voters.

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Ed Miliband

Doncaster MP Ed Miliband to stand in next election

Former Labour leader Ed Miliband has confirmed he is to stand in the next election.

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