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Lorry blocks Sheffield road after getting stuck at tight turn

This was the scene after a lorry driver became stuck in Sheffield this afternoon, forcing police to close the road.

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The road was severely flooded (photo: Highways England)

Dramatic photos show extent of flooding as Sheffield bypass reopens

A major road in Sheffield has finally reopened, with these photos revealing the extent of flooding which left it closed for around 24 hours.
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Co-founders Oliver Bryssau and Henri Wust (centre) and the  management		team at Origin Broadbands new headquarters at the Callflex Business Park, Manvers. Pic Steve Ellis.

Fast-growing Origin Broadband in £2.5m move from Doncaster to Rotherham

The UK’s sixth largest broadband company has moved from Doncaster to Rotherham in a huge boost for the borough’s business base.

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Dixons Carphone is due to reveal its festive trading figures.

Mobile phone troubles to drag on Dixons Carphone festive sales

FESTIVE trading figures from Dixons Carphone on Tuesday are set to show ongoing woes in its mobile phone arm as the retailer battles to halt sliding sales in the division.

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Chrissie Grant, owner of Granny's Wardrobe, a vintage Sheffield brand.

City Buzz: Granny’s Wardrobe full of vintage gems

From Billie Holiday’s fabulous fascinators to Nina Simone’s eye-catching earrings, Chrissie Grant has always loved the golden age of glamour.

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Revealed: The number of complaints received by each Yorkshire train company in 2017

Revealed: The number of complaints received by each Yorkshire train company in 2017

The Office for Road and Rail has revealed how many complaints passengers made against rail firms in 2017 - and what their biggest gripes were.
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Experts believe Sheffield is set to become the countrys next big property market.

Why Sheffield is the UK’s next big property market

Industry experts predict Sheffield will follow in the footsteps of Manchester as the next buy-to-let hotspot

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The A616 Stocksbridge bypass (photo: Google)

Stocksbridge bypass in Sheffield remains closed due to flooding

The Stocksbridge bypass remains closed tonight due to flooding.
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The disruption has been blamed on a technical fault

Tram operator apologises for major disruption in Sheffield this evening

Passengers are experiencing major disruption across Sheffield's tram network this evening.

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What do you think of the new plan?

£70bn transport master plan welcomed in Sheffield, but doubts raised over funding

'Transformational' plans to get the north moving better have been welcomed in Sheffield, but doubts remain over funding for the £70 billion transport master plan.

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An iPhone 8 Plus at the Apple Store on Regent Street, London, as a so-called text bomb bug that can crash an iPhone with a single message has been discovered by a security researcher. PA

Warning: Text bomb bug can crash an iPhone or Mac computer with a single message

A so-called text bomb bug that can crash an iPhone with a single message has been discovered by a security researcher.

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The bird flu virus has been found in wild birds

'Bird flu prevention area' declared across England after virus outbreak in wild animals

A bird flu prevention zone has been declared across the whole of England, as more dead wild birds were found with the virus.

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Would you apply for the job of beer taster?

Revealed: The most viewed job ads on LinkedIn in 2017 (including beer tasting and working for Royalty)

Royal fans made a LinkedIn job advert for a press officer working for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry the most viewed vacancy on the site last year.

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Apple has created a 'switch off' battery saving feature on iPhones

Apple reveals new iPhone tool that will change the way people use their mobiles

People with iPhones will be able to switch off a feature that slows down their phone as its battery ages, Apple boss Tim Cook has said.

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Doncaster Voices: How can we market Doncaster ​area attractions better ​for Tourism ?

Doncaster Voices: How can we market Doncaster ​area attractions better ​for Tourism ?

Welcome to your Doncaster Voices. If you want to get involved (like Jonti below), submit 150 words, name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk and your views may appear next week when subject is: “

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The Woodhead Pass reopened at around 11.45am this morning

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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The 70bn transport plan aims to improve road, rail and air links across the north

Sheffield to Leeds in half and hour, Hope Valley line upgrade and latest plans for trans-Pennine road tunnel - what £70bn transport blueprint could mean for Sheffield

Rail journeys between Sheffield and Leeds could be slashed to below half-an-hour, under wide-ranging plans to improve transport connections across the north.

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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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