Here’s a run down of the news around South Yorkshire today.
Heartbroken families sign petition calling for safety improvements at scene of fatal Sheffield bus crash
Heartbroken relatives have signed a petition demanding road safety improvements after a teenager was killed and her boyfriend left fighting for life in a horrific bus crash
South Yorkshire Police issue rape warning
Police chiefs are warning Christmas revellers of the law surrounding rape in a bid to reduce offences.
Iconic structures fall from Sheffield skyline
Iconic pieces of Sheffield have fallen after dominating city skies since the 1930s.
Rotherham sex abuse trial: Female ‘pimp’ treated girls ‘like Hansel and Gretel’
A woman accused of inviting vulnerable teens to live at her home so they could be ‘pimped’ out to Asian men treated the girls ‘like Hansel and Gretel’, a court heard.
Homeless veteran caught shoplifting inspires Tesco staff to help people living on the streets
When staff at a Sheffield supermarket found a homeless veteran stealing food from their shelves, they didn’t call the police.
FLASHBACK: The first ever Briton in space - Sheffield’s Helen Sharman
On May 18 1991 Sheffield woman Helen Sharman made history when she became Britain’s first astronaut.