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Car chase in Sheffield ends with vehicle being taken by police

Police have seized a car in Sheffield following a dramatic chase.

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The Peace Gardens in Sheffield city centre. Hot weather is forecast this weekend.

Weekend weather: Sunshine and hot temperatures forecast as heatwave resumes in Sheffield

The long summer heatwave is back in full force this weekend in Sheffield.
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The knife was picked up close to Mount Pleasant Park, Sharrow. Picture: Sheffield West NHP

Knife with 10-inch blade seized near park in Sheffield

Police have seized a huge knife while patrolling Sheffield's streets.
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Star Interview: 'Previous exhibitions have been rose-tinted, but I couldn't avoid saying something': Artist Pete McKee's new show This Class Works opens in Sheffield

There is a cosiness to the work of the Sheffield artist Pete McKee. Think of The Kiss - his mural of two pensioners in a clinch, on the side of Fagan's pub on Broad Lane - or Frank, another large-scale wall painting on Burton Road that depicts a whippet nose-deep in a packet of Hobnobs.
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Right to left - Matt Bigland, Nina Patel-Bigland and Tim Bottrill at Rutland Cutlery. Picture: Andrew Roe

'A night out under one roof': Sheffield's first food hall coming to an old cutlery works

"We're building Sheffield's biggest kitchen," says Nina Patel-Bigland, standing inside a cavernous former blade grinding and polishing factory that will be turned into the city's first high-end food hall.
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The Biophilia tuning forks, made for Bjork. Picture: Dean Atkins

Why sole UK manufacturer of tuning forks is still pitch perfect in Sheffield

Every GP has one, classical musicians rely on them to maintain the perfect key in concert halls and some believe they can transmit healing powers to cure all manner of ailments. Invented in the 1700s, the tuning fork has a long and important history - and its role endures today with many thousands of the instruments being made every year in Sheffield, home of the sole UK manufacturer.
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Jared O'Mara. Picture: Dean Atkins

'I attempted suicide three times': Sheffield MP Jared O'Mara reveals depths of depression during Labour suspension

The controversial Sheffield MP Jared O'Mara has revealed he suffered a mental breakdown and made three attempts on his life after being suspended from the Labour Party.
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The Central Library and Graves Art Gallery in Sheffield, earmarked for a new 'cultural hub'. Picture: Dean Atkins

Sheffield Central Library might stay put despite £20m proposal for new site

Sheffield's Central Library could remain in its present location - despite the announcement of a plan to create a new £20 million facility elsewhere.

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Sue Pearson, chief executive of Heeley City Farm in Sheffield. Picture: Marie Caley

Star Interview: All change on Sheffield inner-city farm as new chief steps up

“I had a dream last night where charities were suddenly exempted from VAT, and it solved all our problems,” says Sue Pearson.

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Judge Jeremy Richardson QC, the new Recorder of Sheffield. Picture: Chris Etchells

Star Interview: ‘This is for the long-term’: Sheffield’s new top judge Jeremy Richardson QC

“I always appreciated it was a plum job to have,” says Jeremy Richardson QC, newly settled in his chambers on the top floor of Sheffield Crown Court where he’s been appointed as the city’s resident judge.

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Graham Bell. Picture: Andrew Roe

D-Day veteran and charity fundraiser, 92, chosen as next Pride in Sheffield award winner

When Graham Bell was just 16 years old, he signed up for the Navy and was soon sent into action on D-Day, liberating France from the Nazi occupation.

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The cast of Everybody's Talking About Jamie - with John McCrea, centre, as Jamie New - at the Crucible in 2017. Picture: Johan Persson

'We've met some wonderful personalities': Casting search for film of hit Sheffield musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie passes halfway point

Hopefuls who want to land a role in the film adaptation of hit Sheffield-set musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie have just over three weeks to send in audition tapes - as producers say they have met 'wonderful personalities' in their search for young actors.
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ECOSTRESS is checked over before the launch. Picture: NASA

From Sheffield to space: City-born NASA scientist sends important device into orbit that can predict droughts

When a Falcon 9 rocket blasts off tomorrow from Cape Canaveral in Florida bound for the International Space Station, the cargo craft it carries will be loaded with a piece of Sheffield expertise.

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An architect's visual showing the revived former Ski Village site in Sheffield, and how it could look. Picture: Extreme/aad

'It's going to happen, and soon': Inside the plans for Sheffield's revived ski village

To anyone familiar with the old Alpine-style lodge at the former Sheffield Ski Village, the artist's impressions showing how its long-awaited successor could look will appear worlds apart - a futuristic-looking place a little like an imaginary moon base, standing on the hillside at the foot of a new artificial slope.

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An architect's visual showing a new lodge at the former Ski Village site in Sheffield. Picture: EXTREME/aad

First look at vision for £22.5m revived Sheffield ski village as plans take shape

More details shedding light on the planned £22.5 million revival of Sheffield's former ski village have emerged - including a first glimpse of how the new attraction could look.
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The Old Town Hall in Sheffield city centre.

Group's takeover plan for Sheffield's run-down Old Town Hall gathers momentum

Campaigners working to revive the derelict Old Town Hall in Sheffield are pressing ahead with a crowdfunding appeal and community share offer in a bid to buy the Grade II-listed building.
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One of Joanna Whittle's pieces installed on Green Lane

Bringing outdoor art to Sheffield’s urban village of Kelham

There is a new art gallery in Sheffield – open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, free of charge in the open air.

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Professor Koen Lamberts.

Sheffield University appoints new vice-chancellor

A Belgium-born psychology expert has been appointed as the new vice-chancellor and president of Sheffield University.

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Dr Alan Billings. Picture: Andrew Roe

Star Interview: ‘Young people are being groomed and drawn into gangs for criminal activity – that’s the thing we need to keep an eye on’

It is, agrees Dr Alan Billings, time to seek real answers.

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