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'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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Stephen Riley, 42, of Raven Field Street, Denaby, Doncaster has been jailed for 12 years for a string of sex offences, including the rape of a seven-year-old boy

'Monster' jailed for 12 years for rape and sexual abuse of children he lured to Doncaster golf course

A man lured three young children to a Doncaster golf course, where he filmed himself carrying out a string of sickening sex offences including the rape of a seven-year-old boy, a court heard.
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Michael Dunphy has been jailed for 18-years for offences of kidnap and attempted robbery

Man jailed for 18-years for kidnapping women and girl in foiled plot to steal £500k from South Yorkshire bank

A 'greedy' career criminal who kidnapped three bank workers and a seven-year-old girl in a foiled plot to steal half a million pounds from a South Yorkshire bank has been jailed for 18-years.

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Two young men have been put behind bars for their part in a botched plot to steal a Rolex watch worth over 25,000 from a jewellers at Meadowhall.

Men jailed for attempting to steal Rolex watch worth £25k from Meadowhall jewellers

Two young men have been put behind bars for their part in a botched plot to steal a Rolex watch worth over £25,000 from a jewellers at Meadowhall.

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Michael Dunphy was found guilty of four counts of kidnap and two counts of attempted robbery, following the conclusion of a two-week trial at Sheffield Crown Court

Career criminal found guilty of kidnapping mum and daughter in bid to rob South Yorkshire bank

A 'callous, career criminal,' who dressed as a police officer and kidnapped a mum and her daughter in a bid to rob a South Yorkshire bank, is now facing a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of a string of charges.

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George Eccles, 32, was jailed for 21-months during a hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court (pictured) on Monday

21-month jail sentence for man who lunged at stranger with knife during Sheffield night out

'It's shocking to ponder the consequences of what might have happened if I hadn't moved out of the way,' the victim of a Sheffield city centre altercation has said, as the man who lunged at him with a knife was jailed for over a year.

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Lindsey Fletcher has been jailed for life, to serve a minimum-term of 13-years, after jurors found her guilty of murdering her step-grandfather, Michael Eaton, on Christmas Day last year.

Doncaster woman jailed for life for stabbing step-grandfather 120 times in 'frenzied' Christmas Day attack

A Doncaster woman has been jailed for life for murdering her alleged sexual abuser in a 'frenzied' Christmas Day attack, during which she struck him with a meat cleaver and stabbed him 120 times.
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A Sheffield man, who terrorised two families, threatening them with a knife and a petrol can and a lighter, has been given a community order for his crimes.

Man who terrorised and threatened Sheffield families sentenced to community order

A Sheffield man, who terrorised two families, threatening them with a knife and a petrol can and a lighter, has been sentenced to a community order for his crimes.

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Simpson was sentenced to eight years in prison during a hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday, June 15

Masked men attacked Sheffield pensioner with machete in bid to steal his cannabis operation, court told

A man has been jailed for eight years for his part in the robbery of a Sheffield pensioner, during which three masked men burst into the 70-year-old's home and struck him with a machete in a bid to steal his cannabis operation.
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Sheffield man, Adam Featherstone, 21, was jailed for 18-months, during a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court, today for attacking his partner

Sheffield man put behind bars for violent attack on partner

'It's more serious because what you did is a violation of the trust between you,' a judge told a Sheffield man as he jailed him for over a year for a prolonged and violent attack on his girlfriend.
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Two men running a Sheffield fitness and supplement shop sold illegal steroids over the counter, and were found to be storing thousands of pounds of the performance-enhancing substance at the premises, a court heard.

Owners of Sheffield fitness shop given suspended sentences for selling illegal steroids

Two men running a Sheffield fitness and supplement shop sold illegal steroids over the counter, and were found to be storing thousands of pounds of the performance-enhancing substance at the premises, a court heard.

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Erin Tomkins died of severe head injuries on May 22 this year

Teen pleads not guilty to murder of Sheffield toddler

A Sheffield teenager accused of murdering a 22-month-old tot denied the charge during a court hearing held today.
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Ryan Jowle died in hospital in the early hours of Wednesday, May 23, following reports he had been stabbed on Tannery Close, Woodhouse at around 11.10pm pn May 22

Man denies murdering teen in Sheffield estate stabbing

A 22-year-old man is set to stand trial, after he denied murdering a teenager in a stabbing on a Sheffield estate.
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Michael Eaton was found dead at his Doncaster home on Boxing Day last year

Doncaster woman goes on trial accused of murdering step-grandfather in Christmas Day stabbing

A Doncaster pensioner was stabbed in the back nearly 100 times and hit with his own walking stick in a fatal Christmas Day attack, a court heard.
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Sheffield City Council was granted the injunction last summer in response to a growing number of protests opposingthe council's controversial tree felling programme which aims to replace thousands of the city's 36,000 street trees.

Judge threatens to clear public gallery after claims of witness intimidation outside Sheffield court

A hearing against four anti-felling protesters alleged to have breached a high court injunction was temporarily halted yesterday after campaigners outside the court were accused of ‘intimidating’ a witness.

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One of the alleged breaches happened on Abbeydale Park Rise in March

Anti-felling campaigners facing jail over alleged injunction breaches take to the stand

A group of anti-felling campaigners facing a prison sentence for alleged breaches of a high court injunction banning direct action have given evidence in court.
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Thousands of trees have been felled in Sheffield

Sheffield Council officer asked about tree felling targets under oath

During a hearing brought by Sheffield Council against four tree campaigners accused of breaching a High Court injunction, one of its senior officers was accused of 'not being open' with the court about tree felling targets.
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Bramley man, Robert John Kolt, 64, was killed in a collision in Doncaster Road, Dalton, Rotherham on March 18 last year

Driver admits killing South Yorkshire pedestrian in collision

A 21-year-old driver has admitted killing a pedestrian in a South Yorkshire collision.
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Have you seen Paul Gordon?

Have you seen missing South Yorkshire man?

Police officers are searching for a South Yorkshire man who was reported missing almost a week ago.

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Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union on Arriva Rail North (Northern) will walk out for 24 hours on June 19, 21 and 23 in the long-running dispute over the roles of guards on trains.

THREE days of strike action planned on Northern Rail services this month

South Yorkshire passengers using Northern Rail services are set to be hit by even more disruption this month, after the RMT announced three days of strike action.

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