Police responding to incident at Oxford Circus station in London

Police are responding to reports of an incident at Oxford Circus station in London.
Philip Ireson with June and Tony outside the centre

Run-down Sheffield community centre could become wedding venue, under £150,000 plans for revival

Efforts are underway to revive a long-neglected Sheffield community centre and make it once again the heartbeat of the neighbourhood.

The M1 motorway

Delays on M1 motorway after multi vehicle smash

Two lanes of the M1 motorway have been closed after a multi vehicle collision.

Tracy Skitt with HMS Sheffield memorabilia at The Shiny Sheff pub

Campaign for a new HMS Sheffield backed by pub named after famous ship

The campaign for a new HMS Sheffield has been backed by the manager of a pub named after the famous ship.

Connie Webb, aged four, and Darcey Freeman, six. Picture: Chris Etchells

Sheffield school uses superheroes to develop its literacy curriculum

Superheroes will adorn the classrooms and corridors around a Sheffield school to help children develop their reading skills.


Man arrested after cannabis factory discovered

Officers from the Isle’s Community Policing Team reported that a man had been arrested this week on drugs offences.

Column: Pregnancy discrimination is rife

Column: Pregnancy discrimination is rife

As a lead in equalities and human rights I have consistently called upon consecutive Governments to strengthen protections for pregnant women, those on maternity leave and returners from maternity leave.

Motorists are being warned not to drink and drive

Police to target drink and drug drivers on South Yorkshire's road

Drink and drug drivers putting lives at risk on South Yorkshire's roads are to be targeted in a Christmas crackdown.

A beautiful misty morning at Haddon Hall

Gardening: Plans for autumn season

As the main visitor season comes to a close at Haddon Hall and the gardens become quiet, the whole atmosphere changes.

A serial burglar has been put behind bars for over two years, after he raided the home of a Doncaster man he claimed had mistreated his friend.

COURT ROUND-UP: Latest convictions from Sheffield, Doncaster, Barnsley and Chesterfield magistrates’ courts

The following were convicted at Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster and Chesterfield magistrates’ courts between November 15 and November 17.

Extra police officers are targeting burglars in Sheffield

Extra police target Sheffield burglars

Extra police officers have been drafted into a specialist team in Sheffield to target burglars causing misery around the city.

Silverdale School

REVEALED: The Sheffield secondary school crowned 'the best in the North'

A Sheffield secondary school has been hailed as the 'best in the North of England' by The Sunday Times.


VIDEO AND PICTURES: Sheffield in 1987

What did Sheffield look like and what was happening here 30 years ago?

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April Rhodes-Baxter of The Walkley Press, South Road.

Creative cards and glorious gifts at new Sheffield independent store

An entrepreneur who has swapped solving crime for selling unique cards has realised her dream of opening her own business.


Sheffield Wednesday: Reading chief Jaap Stam alert to Owls threat

Jaap Stam is acutely aware of the quality Sheffield Wednesday possess in their ranks but has promised Reading will go all out for the win today.

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The Killers play Sheffield's Fly DSA Arena on November 25.

Victims flocking to see Killers in Sheffield

Thousands of victims will flock to Sheffield’s Fly DSA Arena on Saturday to catch one of the world’s biggest acts in action.

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Gary Barlow is to play Forest Live next summer. Picture: Richard Ponter.

Gary Barlow at Sherwood Pines is Sure to be magic

If you go down to the forest this summer, you’re sure of a big surprise.

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A weapon handed in as part of a two week surrender scheme in South Yorkshire

Weapon surrender scheme in South Yorkshire draws to a close

A weapon surrender scheme which has seen over 100 weapons handed in draws to a close on Sunday.
George Hirst

Video: Pundit slams ‘ridiculous’ treatment of Sheffield Wednesday striker George Hirst

Sheffield-born football pundit John Beresford has launched a scathing attack on the Owls’ “ridiculous” handling of talented young striker George Hirst.

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Paul and Jess fishing in the middle of Sheffield. (Photo: Tom Cockram).

Forget the countryside, urban fishing is the next big thing - and it's happening right in the middle of Sheffield

if you thought fishing was all about lakes and rivers across the countryside, think again.

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