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Sheffield faces £41m shortfall for flood protection schemes

Plans to protect Sheffield from a repeat of the devastating flooding that caused two deaths in 2007 face a £41m funding shortfall.
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Their liver swells to 10 times its natural size.

Ban on importing foie gras to Britain

As Brexit negotiations get under way, I would like to appeal to your readers to support Animal Equality’s campaign calling for a ban on importing foie gras to the UK.

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Council cabinet member Jack Scott with residents of Psalter Lane

Residents petition council to implement traffic calming measures on 'busy and fast' Sheffield road

Residents have launched a petition for the introduction of traffic calming measures on a 'busy and fast' Sheffield road.
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Sheffield has 391 EU workers employed within NHS services in the city. Picture: PA

EU doctors and nurses working in Sheffield consider leaving NHS over Brexit fears

Dozens of EU doctors and nurses working in the NHS in Sheffield say they're considering leaving the UK due to Brexit, according to a new report.
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Tower blocks in Netherthorpe

Sheffield Council plans to install sprinkler systems in all city tower blocks

Sheffield Council is set to announce the instillation of sprinkler systems in all of its 24 tower blocks.

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Daughters of the Curry Revolution, by Afreena Islam

University staff to take part in Sheffield's Migration Matters festival

Sheffield academics will play a role in a festival designed to highlight the city's proud history of welcoming migrants.

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An artists impression of the inside of the planned redeveloped Doncaster woolmarket

Pictures: How Doncaster market could look after major revamp next year

These pictures reveal how Doncaster's grade two listed wool market could look after a major planned revamp

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EU Referendum

Many of us aren’t that well off

Re Susan Richardson’s letter, June 15, YOU are the selfish ones and bigots and racists in some respects, as well as many ill-informed, (not all thick as you put it).

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Parked cars along Cross Hill where the pub will be

Residents raise traffic concerns over new micro pub planned for Sheffield

Residents opposed to a planned micro pub in Sheffield have raised concerns surrounding parking and traffic problems.

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The Cherry Tree in Carter Knowle Avenue could be knocked down to make way for a Co-op.

Decision on plan to knock down Sheffield pub taken out of council's hands

A Government planning inspector will decide whether or not a Sheffield pub can make way for a food shop after the city council took too long to make a ruling.
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Gill Furniss, MP for Brightside & Hillsborough. Picture: Andrew Roe/The Star

Sheffield MP hits out at 'appalling' planned cuts to school budgets

A Sheffield MP has hit out at 'appalling' planned cuts to school budgets in her area.

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EU Referendum

United we stand – divided we fall!

It is reported in the media that most of the MPs elected last week want to avoid a so-called ‘hard Brexit’, pro-EU politicians claim.

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Traffic on a busy Sheffield city centre street will be one-way only for a period of 12 hours starting from this afternoon, to allow for bridge repairs to be made.

Traffic to be one-way only on busy Sheffield city centre street to allow for bridge repairs

Traffic on a busy Sheffield city centre street will be one-way only for a period of 12 hours starting from this afternoon, to allow for bridge repairs to be made.

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Formal negotiations on the terms ofBrexitfinally begin tomorrow, some 361 days after last year's EU referendum.

Brexit negotiations set to start tomorrow

Formal negotiations on the terms of Brexit finally begin tomorrow, some 361 days after last year's EU referendum.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond on BBC One's The Andrew Marr Show

The end of austerity? Chancellor says public are 'weary' of cutbacks

Philip Hammond has indicated the Government will ease austerity as he admitted the public is "weary of the long slog" it has endured since the financial crash.

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The Grenfell Tower disaster could change skylines across the UK

High-rise tower blocks could be 'torn down' after Grenfell Tower fire

High-rise tower blocks dating from the 1960s and 1970s could be torn down in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Tower fire, London mayor Sadiq Khan said.

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17 people who refused to pay fixed penalty fines for littering handed out by City Ambassadors have been taken to court

NAMED AND SHAMED: Sheffield litter louts ordered to pay almost £8k in fines

Sheffield litter louts, who dropped rubbish on the city's streets, have been taken to court and made to pay fines amounting to a total of just under £8,000.
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Chris Skidmore, from Yorkshire NUM, is concerned about the fate of recreation grounds like the one in Grimethorpe. Picture: Scott Merrylees

Yorkshire's former mining communities losing their recreation grounds

The final whistle has blown on several recreation grounds in former Yorkshire mining communities. But can more be done to avoid others suffering a similar fate? Chris Burn reports.

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Jake Berry

Third Northern Powerhouse minister appointed

The Third Northern Powerhouse minister has been appointed since the post was created two years ago.

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EU Referendum

No one has the right to give our country away

It was worrying to read Dr Richard Steven’s contribution to Freeview, June 8 relating to the General Election.

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