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Woodhead Pass could close again this evening, drivers warned

Drivers have been warned Woodhead Pass may be closed again tonight if weather conditions worsen as expected.

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Sara Pegden and Sue Fynney who want to open a new swimming pool in Doncaster on Wheatley Hall Road

Doncaster set for new swimming pool this year

Hundreds of school pupils are set to take the plunge after plans for a new Doncaster swimming pool were agreed.

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Bus services are returning to normal after snow caused major disruption

WEATHER DISRUPTION: Buses running as normal again in Sheffield, but with some delays

Bus services are returning to normal this afternoon, after heavy snow overnight in Sheffield caused major disruption.

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Will Chew

ONLINE: The Star’s bumper Survey supplement with Start-Up Special section

Welcome to The Star’s annual Survey supplement, packed with expert views, breaking news and a bonus celebration of start-ups!

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Kelly Burton, director and insolvency practitioner at Wilson Field

What the fallout from Carillion collapse could mean for Sheffield businesses

The news that construction giant Carillion has gone into liquidation, and the impact that will have on many other businesses highlights how even a multinational is not immune to business failure.

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VIDEO: £50 million McLaren factory on outskirts of Sheffield moves step closer

Supercar firm McLaren marked a key step in the build of its new £50 million factory on the outskirts of Sheffield in the way only it could - by racing its latest sports car around the newly laid concrete floor.

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VIDEO: 'Traffic chaos' on snowy Sheffield roads, as car veers into wall and drivers have to push vehicles up hills

This was the scene in Sheffield this evening as heavy snowfall in parts of the city created what has been described as 'traffic chaos'.
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Woodhead Pass (photo: SWNS)

Woodhead Pass closed following collision, with vehicles stranded in snow

Woodhead Pass has been closed due to snow this evening, which has seen vehicles stranded and a collision on the busy road.
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Snow in Meadowhead, Sheffield

PICTURES: Snow begins falling in Sheffield, with traffic delays already reported

Snow has begun falling in Sheffield, with reports that traffic is already being delayed.
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Julie Dore and Chris Read want the benefits of devolution to come to South Yorkshire

Devolution focus on South Yorkshire mayor serving two-year term

Agreement on a devolution deal for South Yorkshire appears to have edged closer – with the focus now on a mayor serving a two-year term.

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Police tweeted this photo of a car which crashed off a road in Dronfield, just south of Sheffield (photo: Derbyshire Armed Response Unit)

Porsche crashes off road just outside Sheffield after 'aquaplaning'

This was the scene after a Porsche crashed into trees after 'aquaplaning' off a road just outside Sheffield.
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The M1 near Barnsley (photo: Google)

Crash on M1 near Barnsley causing jams back to Sheffield and Rotherham

A crash on the M1 near Barnsley is causing major disruption, with reports of delays stretching to Sheffield and Rotherham.

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The Star understands Crystal will re-open with its regular 'student night' tomorrow.

Sheffield bar where five men were stabbed in gang-related brawl will reportedly re-open tomorrow

A Sheffield bar, where five men were stabbed in a gang-related brawl on New Year's Eve, is reportedly due to re-open tomorrow after court orders kept it closed to the public for over a fortnight.

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Supertram Link buses are on diversion

'Treacherous' weather conditions causing bus delays and diversions in Sheffield

Buses in Sheffield are being diverted and delayed this afternoon due to the 'treacherous' conditions, with snow, sleet, hail and flash flooding having hit parts of the city today.
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Anthony Hinchliffe

'Let me take on Sheffield's 250 Carillion call centre staff whose jobs hang in the balance'

A Sheffield telemarketing boss wants to save the jobs of 250 call centre workers whose roles are at risk following the collapse of Carillion.
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L to R Electricians Helen Colwil and Shauna Wigglesworth attended a House of Commons event celebrating the work being done to encourage more women to work in trades

Female electricians attend House of Commons Women in trades event

Two female electricians were special guests at a House of Commons event celebrating the work being done to encourage more women to work in trades.

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Yorkshire transport is to undergo a major overhaul.

The North is watching: Ex-Chancellor's warning to Government as 'revolutionary' 30-year Yorkshire transport vision is unveiled

A radical overhaul of ticketing and high speed rail travel between Leeds and Manchester in half an hour are at the centrepiece of a 30 year vision for transport in the North laid out today.
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John Foley of PTSG

PTSG’s results are set to be in line with board’s expectations

Premier Technical Services Group PLC, (PTSG) the niche specialist services provider, today announced that its results for the year ended December 31 2017 are anticipated to be in line with the board’s expectations.

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A sign at a Carillion construction site in central London Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Engineering firm Van Elle warns over potential Carillion hit

Engineering firm Van Elle has warned over a potential £1.6 million hit if it fails to claw back payments owed by collapsed construction giant Carillion.

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A worker wearing a hi-vis jacket at a Carillion construction site in central London  Photo:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

Carillion is watershed moment that should end ‘rip-off privatisation’ of public services, says Corbyn

Theresa May’s Cabinet was meeting on Tuesday as the fallout from the collapse of building giant Carillion continued to reverberate through the Government.

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