Police incident causing major disruption in Barnsley

A police incident is causing major disruption in Barnsley this evening, with Stagecoach Yorkshire saying all bus services are delayed.

Tanya Simms and her nine-year-old daughter Talia

Sheffield grand-daughter of Windrush generation migrants ‘a citizen of nowhere’ after passport bid is rejected

The grand-daughter of two members of the Windrush generation says she feels like “a victim punished for something I have no control over” after being told by a government agency she does not qualify as British.

Sheffield railway station

Peak hour Sheffield trains cancelled today - here's what you need to know

Rail passengers in Sheffield could face disruption this evening, with peak hour trains to and from the city cancelled.

Marie Cooper, front second left, with the BG and Pentag teams.

Sheffield’s oldest gear maker acquired by Chesterfield engineers

A Sheffield engineering firm which claims to be Sheffield’s oldest gear manufacturer has been snapped up by a Chesterfield rival.

WhatsApp is one of the biggest messaging services in the world.

Why under-16s will be banned from using WhatsApp from May

WhatsApp is raising the minimum age requirement to use the service to 16 in the European Union, ahead of the introduction of new EU privacy laws in May.

More rail strike misery for Yorkshire in May

More rail strike misery for Yorkshire in May

Rail union RMT has announced another 24-hour strike as part of a long-running dispute over the role of train guards.


GALLERY: New Sheffield developments turning the city around

Education company Tes Global, formerly Times Educational Supplement, is set to expand and create jobs in Sheffield city centre, The Star can reveal.


1,200 jobs joy as internet fashion brand boohoo takes giant Sheffield warehouse

Online fashion company is moving into the former Polestar warehouse in Tinsley, aiming to create 1,200 jobs by early next year.

Carolyn Griffiths, president of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers with Stephen Shaw, right,  and Chris Rea of AESSEAL.

Sheffield University urged to be radical to boost women in engineering

The boss of a top South Yorkshire manufacturing firm is demanding Sheffield University make radical changes to combat a huge shortage of women in engineering.

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London Road in Sheffield (photo: Google)

Major Sheffield road to close this week for overnight resurfacing work

One of Sheffield's busiest roads will close overnight starting this week so resurfacing can take place.

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Central Wire Industries UK Ltd is a leading manufacturer of stainless steel and nickel-based alloy wires in both round and profile form.

Central Wire Industries UK wins prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2018.

The company, based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, receives the highest business accolade in the category of International Trade.

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Twinkl staff in Sheffield celebrate a 600 per cent growth in exports in three years, selling to 247 countries.

Queen’s Awards for nine elite South Yorkshire firms

Nine ‘outstanding’ South Yorkshire companies have received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, the UK’s highest business honour.

20 April 2018 .....     Candidates at the Sheffield city region mayoral hustings, organised by the Centre for Cities, held at The Source Skills Academy in Meadowhall. Mick Bower, (Yorkshire Party), Naveen Judah, (South Yorkshire Save our NHS Party), Ian Walker (Conservatives), Hannah Kitching (Liberal Democrats), Rob Murphy (Green Party), Dan Jarvis (Labour). Picture Tony Johnson.

Yorkshire local elections: Sheffield City Region mayoral candidates reveal how they’d fix devolution deadlock

Six candidates vying to be South Yorkshire’s first directly-elected mayor have faced off at a hustings in Sheffield. Rob Parsons watched the debate unfold.

Smart motorway

How the Smart motorway cameras on the M1 work - and how to avoid a fine

Highways officers have answered the question on every driver's lips.
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Up to Speed with STEM event at Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham. Pictured are Jessica Brown and Maisie Lewis-Jones.

Huge South Yorkshire exhibition aims to engineer a new generation of recruits

Faced with a huge recruitment shortfall, local engineering firms organised a one-day show to inspire children – but did it actually work?

In the meltshop at Forgemasters.

Forgemasters’ order book hits £118m - a five-year high

Sheffield Forgemasters has reported a 2018 order book value of £118m, its highest in five years.

King & Miller

Sheffield pub sold to award-winning family brewery

Licensed and leisure property specialists Everard Cole is delighted announce the sale of the King & Miller in Deepcar, near Sheffield.

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Homes proving popular with buyers

Doncaster development is so popular that even more houses are planned

Homes at Gleeson’s Hilton Park development in Askern are proving so popular with local buyers, that Doncaster MBC has approved plans submitted by the South Yorkshire based housebuilder to extend the development with a further 15 homes.


Train passenger's jaw broken in attack on Leeds to Sheffield train

A TRAIN passenger suffered serious facial injuries including a broken jaw when he was attacked by three men on a Leeds to Sheffield train.
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A fifth of English farms have disappeared in the past 10 years

COLUMNIST: Farming industry’s unstoppable sea of change

Many of you, I expect, will have caught sight of the more than slightly alarming report on the state of England’s smaller farms.

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