Live Blog: Latest Sheffield news as two men deny murdering dad-of-three in Sheffield

Updates from The Star team as two men deny murdering a dad-of-three who was stabbed to death in Sheffield.

Friday, 3rd December 2021, 2:20 pm

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Danny Irons collapsed and died of a stab wound on Fretson Green, at Woodthorpe, Sheffield, following a confrontation at a nearby park

Live Blog: Latest Sheffield news as men deny murdering dad-of-three in Sheffield

Last updated: Friday, 03 December, 2021, 17:27

  • Two men have denied murdering dad-of-three Danny Irons, who was stabbed to death in Sheffield
  • Striking bus drivers pledge to work over Christmas
  • Two men have been jailed over the abduction of a four-year-old girl in Sheffield

Christmas: South Yorkshire MP urges constituents to shop local on weekend and support 'Small Business Saturday'

A South Yorkshire MP has urged his constituents to support the local high street this Small Business Saturday.

Memorial service for South Yorkshire residents bereaved by suicide

A special memorial is being held for people in South Yorkshire who have been bereaved by suicide.

‘It’s like four foot of snow but for 18 months’ – Sheffield home care staff on burnout experiences

Overworked home care staff said the increasing demand for services is the worst they have seen in decades while recruitment is at an ‘all time low’.

Social care crisis: Sheffield Council’s spend on home care more than doubled in five years

Sheffield Council said it estimates its spend on home care has more than doubled in the past five years as it faces unprecedented social care demand.

Social care: Government plan benefits wealthy and fails to address the crisis says Sheffield MP Paul Blomfield

MP Gillian Keegan, minister of state for Department of Health and Social Care responding to questions from Paul Blomfield, MP for Sheffield Central, about the Government's social care plan.

A Sheffield MP criticised the Government for its social care plan, saying it benefits only the wealthy and fails to address the crisis.

Great-grandmother-of-nine and former steelworker Edith celebrates 100th birthday at Sheffield home

Edith with sons Trevor and Ron and Fiona of the St Luke’s Community team.

Great-grandmother Edith Wagstaff has been able to enjoy her 100th birthday in her own home – with the support of the St Luke’s Hospice Community team.

Covid Sheffield: Pregnant women urged to get their Covid-19 vaccinations as new figures reveal risks

Pregnant women in Sheffield have been urged to get their Covid vaccinations after new figures highlighted the risks of failing to get jabbed.

Man who grew drugs in former shop on Barber Road, Crookesmoor, Sheffield, is jailed

Georgios Gkorari, was found guilty of the production of cannabis has been sentenced to two years in prison.

A man who was found farming around £100,000 worth of cannabis inside a disused shop in Sheffield has been jailed.

Nurse shares touching story as she launches St Luke's Hospice Chrismas appeal in Sheffield

St Luke’s Hospice in Sheffield has launched its Christmas appeal by sharing a touching story about the huge difference it makes.

Students and staff at Outwood Academy City in Sheffield support £3.2m Emergency Services Cenotaph campaign

A Sheffield school has shown its support for the £3.2 million campaign to build a cenotaph honouring NHS and emergency services workers.

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