Ecclesall Road flats up for approval despite looming planning inquiry

Councillors will next week be asked to approve a £35 million student and private flats scheme in Ecclesall Road - despite the site being subject of a planning inquiry from the same developer.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

Sheffield expats asked to have their say on US election race

The Star is looking to speak to people from Sheffield and South Yorkshire now living in the US to get their views on the American elections.

GMB union rep Ibrar Hussain

CCTV call for Sheffield-based taxis as police continue to investigate rape claim

A call has been made to install CCTV in Sheffield-based taxis after a woman was allegedly raped inside a vehicle.

HS2 campaigners with Ed Miliband MP.

Government urged to think again over revised HS2 route through Doncaster

Transport Minister Chris Grayling has been urged to ‘think again’ about the planned HS2 route through South Yorkshire.

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We need to know the terms of Brexit

Several recent Star letters have sharply criticised anyone suggesting that the British people should have a say on the terms reached for the UK leaving the EU.

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War heroes remembered at two Sheffield events

War heroes past and present will be remembered with a couple of events in Sheffield over the next week.

Alan Johnson

World of Westminster to be revealed at Off The Shelf in Sheffield

Alan Johnson MP - one of the key figures at the heart of the Blair years - will discuss the demands and quirks of parliamentary life at Off The Shelf this week.

Margaret Thatcher

Squeaky clean?

At present there is little or no interest from the Conservative government in finding out the truth about the events at Orgreave.

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Ed Miliband has waded into the debate about Gary Lineker's views on the Syrian refugee crisis

Ed Miliband speaks out on Gary Lineker row over views on refugee crisis

Doncaster MP Ed Miliband has now weighed into the debate over comments made by Gary Lineker on the Syrian refugee crisis.

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L-R: PC Craig Gallant (West Yorkshire Police), Nick Smart (Chairman, West Yorkshire Police Federation), Caroline Flint, Calum Macleod (Vice-Chairman, Police Federation of England and Wales).

Doncaster MP Caroline Flint calls for tougher sentences for anyone who attacks a police officer

Doncaster MP Caroline Flint is calling for tougher sentences to be introduced for anyone who attacks a police officer, after it was revealed 265 assaults have been carried out against officers in South Yorkshire in the last year.

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An artist's impression of the 11-storey, 284-bed student flat complex planned for Mayfair Court in West Street, Sheffield. Photo: Fletcher Rae

Plan for 284-bed student flats building in West Street, Sheffield, revealed

Developers have revealed plans to build an 11-storey block of student flats in a major Sheffield city centre street.

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Could you adopt a child in Sheffield?

Could you adopt a Sheffield child and provide a forever home? - Campaign to encourage city adoptions

Aspiring mums and dads in Sheffield are being urged to consider adopting a child in need of a loving family.

Mosborough could soon be part of a Rother Valley parliamentary constituency

'We want to stay in Sheffield' - Thousands sign petition against Rotherham boundary move

Thousands of people living in Mosborough and Beighton have signed a petition against plans to move their electoral boundary out of Sheffield and into Rotherham.

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union jack flag

Never never will be slaves

Labour has renewed pressure on ministers to set out their Brexit strategy before negotiations begin.

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Theresa May

Democracy must prevail

Many “Remainer” MPs disregard the will of the people, who voted to leave the European Union (EU) and are attempting to circumvent the outcome of the recent referendum.

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Kids from Sangatte

I see in the news that the child refugees from Sangatte are being allowed in to England.

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Let’s work together

I am deeply concerned and saddened by the apparent erosion of democracy in this country following the Brexit result.

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Theresa May

The jobs are not there

Can someone tell Mother Theresa, our unelected PM, that the UK does not want reduced migration in or out of the EU as No 10 Downing Street pulls the strings on this policy. We want a complete end to migration and hopefully mass deportation to reduce the welfare cost. The jobs are not there as our out-of-touch leaders claim, nor will they ever return.

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Delegates from Kawasaki City with a vision to create lasting Olympic Legacy visited Sheffield as part of a UK trip to learn from our successes from the London 2012 Games.

Japanese Olympic delegates learn from Sheffield expertise

Sheffield helped shape the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games by sharing expertise with Japanese visitors.

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Sheffield Council are to spend over 2,000 on new road markings to help buses bypass traffic congestion at peak times on Mansfield Road in Intake

Council to spend £2,000 on Sheffield road to improve bus punctuality

Work has been agreed to alter a Sheffield road to ease traffic congestion during peak times.

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