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New Spireite with history of wearing armbands hopes to set example

Michael Nelson has a long history of leading football teams onto the pitch.

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Sheffeld Armed Forces and Veterans Day (pic: Chris Etchells)

IN PICTURES: Veterans march through Sheffield to mark Armed Forces Day

Applause rang out as former servicemen and women marched through the city to mark Sheffield Armed Forces and Veterans Day.

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Police at Park Hill flats in Sheffield.

Officers patrol Park Hill after drug use reports

Police have been patrolling Park Hill after recent reports of drug use in the area.

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The new Buses for Sheffield bus map

Sheffield's new Tube-style bus map defended after being branded 'farcically bad'

A new Tube-style bus map for Sheffield has been defended after a transport blogger branded it 'farcically bad'.

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The man was arrested after brandishing these knives on Badsley Moor Lane in Rotherham (Photo: SYP).

Man arrested by taser armed officers after brandishing two knives on Rotherham street

Police officers armed with taser have arrested a man who brandished two knives on a Rotherham street.
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Rotherham woman charged over 'racially aggravated' incident

A Rotherham woman has been charged with causing racially aggravated fear of violence.

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Two men get out of a plain white van on Thompson Hill, in High Green, before pulling up drain covers and sticking them in the back of the vehicle

Metal drain covers 'being stolen from streets across Sheffield'

Metal drain covers are being stolen from streets across Sheffield, it is understood, after suspected thieves were caught on camera.

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The man was found with the baton in Broomhall last month (Photo: SYP).

Man found with friction baton after Sheffield stop and search drive given community sentence

A man who was found with a 19 inch friction baton after police in Sheffield brought in new stop and search powers has been sentenced to 40 hours community service.

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Giedrius Liulys.

Missing Rotherham man found 'safe and well'

A Rotherham who was reported missing yesterday has been found 'safe and well'.
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This knife was seized by police in Burngreave

Knife seized by police at home in Sheffield

This is the latest weapon to be seized by police in Sheffield, as the crackdown on knife crime in the city continues.

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Liam McGarry leaves Sheffield Wednesday

Sheffield Wednesday: Senior first-team physio leaves Owls

Liam McGarry has announced he is quitting his role as senior first-team physio at Sheffield Wednesday.

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Royal Ascot, scene of the greatest Flat meeting in the world.

ROYAL ASCOT: updated selections for Saturday

It’s the fifth and final day of Royal Ascot, with the highlights being a couple of 6f sprints, the Group One Diamond Jubilee Stakes and the cavalry-charge that is the Wokingham Handicap.

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Average speed cameras

How you could be fined £1,000 for warning other drivers about speed cameras

It might seem like common courtesy, but flashing your lights at another road user to warn them about a speed camera could actually land you in hot water.

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Funeral director Michael Fogg has called on drivers to show mourners more respect

Fury over motorists 'cutting up' funeral processions in Sheffield

A funeral director has vented his fury at the disrespectful drivers he says frequently cut up funeral processions on Sheffield's roads.

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(L-R): Tom Corley, James Mullholland, Joe Ellard

'Russia calling!' - Sheffield man's World Cup song scores big with football fans

As England get off to a flying start, a Sheffield man's catchy World Cup song is scoring thousands of views on YouTube and winning praise from big names in football including Robbie Savage.
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The vibrant Chilean Fire Bush which will be on display at Totley Open Gardens

Totley Open Gardens: A blooming great event

Beautiful blooms, unusual shrubs, plants and colourful displays will be on show at the 17th annual Totley Open Gardens event at S17, July 7 and 8, 12.30pm to 5.30pm each day.

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Cliff Denton with a pair of Kutrite scissors manufactured by Ernest Wright and Son

Historic Sheffield scissor company Ernest Wright and Son 'closed for good'

The renowned Sheffield scissor firm Ernest Wright and Son has closed for good, it is understood, bringing to an end more than 115 years of history.

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A Spitfire is due to fly over Sheffield on Sunday, June 24 (pic: RAF)

How to watch Battle of Britain flypast over Sheffield this weekend

A Spitfire is set to soar through the skies above Sheffield this weekend, in a Battle of Britain flypast.

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Martin Allen and his staff face questions from Town fans at a Q and A (Pic: Tina Jenner)

Boss praises work of Muggleton as further departures loom

Martin Allen has praised the work of Carl Muggleton in getting contracted players off the Proact wage bill.

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Natasha Kaplinsky was last year made an OBE (pic: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire)

NATIONAL NEWS: Former newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky 'recovering after boat catches fire on holiday'

Natasha Kaplinsky and her family are recovering after being involved in an accident in Corfu, it has been reported.

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