Doncaster MP Ed Miliband calls for cannabis to be legalised

Former Labour leader and Doncaster North MP Ed Miliband has put aside political differences to pledge his support to Tory Lord Hague's call for cannabis to be legalised.


VIDEO: How Sheffield's new 'zero-waste' shop is helping to tackle problem of plastic pollution

Step inside Unwrapped and on first impressions it could pass for any other convenience store.

Teenage boy stabbed outside Sheffield pub

A teenage boy was left seriously injured after being stabbed outside a pub in Sheffield.

Police are tracing this man in connection with a burglary and fraud incident.

CCTV released over Sheffield burglary and fraud incident

Police are tracing this man in connection with a burglary and incident of fraud in Sheffield.

Peter Pickering.

'Beast of Wombwell' child killer died of natural causes

A convicted child killer dubbed the Beast of Wombwell died of natural causes days after he was found guilty of rape and before he could be charged with the murder of another teenager, an inquest has heard.

Warmsworth, Doncaster. Picture: Google

Power cut hits 140 South Yorkshire properties

A power cut has hit 140 properties in South Yorkshire today.

Leslie Bingham.

Sheffield pensioner killed by police car that 'came out of nowhere', inquest hears

A pensioner on his way to a family celebration was hit and killed by a police car that 'came out of nowhere', an inquest heard.

Traffic and travel.

South Yorkshire motorway network closures announced

Motorists are being warned that parts of the South Yorkshire motorway network will be closed this week due to road works.

Mobile speed cameras.

MOBILE SPEED CAMERAS: Full list of South Yorkshire locations this week

South Yorkshire Police mobile speed camera units will be visiting the following locations this week:-
Rail services.

Strike action set to cause disruption for South Yorkshire rail passengers

Strike action on the railways is set to hit South Yorkshire passengers this week.

Plumes of smoke rising from the scene.

Public health warning issued to motorists and people with medical conditions near huge South Yorkshire blaze

A public health warning has been issued to motorists and people with medical conditions who live near a huge fire at a recycling plant.

People enjoying the festival in 2013.

Under threat Sheffield festival saved and set to return

A popular community festival which faced the axe has been saved - and is set to return later this month.

Ripon Street, Sheffield. Picture: Google

Power outage hits 100 South Yorkshire properties

About 100 South Yorkshire properties are being affected by a power outage today.

The figures.

REVEALED: 24 South Yorkshire people reportedly subjected to sex attacks after meeting on dating apps

A total of 24 people have been allegedly subjected to sex attacks in recent years after meeting someone through online dating in South Yorkshire.

PICTURES AND VIDEO: Sheffield car park owners could face 50k fine and jail if huge rubbish dump is not cleared

The owners of a car park that has been blighted with tonnes of rubbish could face a £50, 000 fine and 12-month prison sentence if the site is not cleared up.

One of the men.

PICTURES: CCTV released after man is 'stabbed in head and neck' at Sheffield casino

CCTV has been released in relation to a serious attack in which a man was stabbed in the head and neck at a Sheffield casino.


VIDEO AND PICTURES: Calls for 'disgusting' mountain of mess to be cleared up at Sheffield car park

This is the fly-infested mountain of mess that greets motorists using a car park every day close to Sheffield city centre.

Police at the scene.

Spate of four armed raids on Sheffield travel agents 'not believed to be linked'

A series of armed raids on travel agents across Sheffield are not believed to be linked, police have said.

Peter Stringfellow.

REVEALED: Run-ins with the New York Mafia and Coloumbian drug lords - the explosive memoir written by Sheffield-born club owner Peter Stringfellow

Little-known stories about run-ins with the New York Mafia and Coloumbian drug lords have been revealed in an explosive memoir written by Sheffield-born club owner Peter Stringfellow before his death.


PICTURE: Machete duo threaten terrified staff during armed raid at Sheffield travel agents

Two robbers armed with a machete threatened terrified staff during a raid at a travel agents - the fourth incident of its kind inside a year.

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