LIVE BLOG: Sheffield news throughout the day as woman is held over murder

Updates from The Star team today as detectives continue to interview a woman arrested on suspicion of murder.

Friday, 22nd October 2021, 10:16 am

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A woman is in police custody this morning after being arrested on suspicion of murder in Catcliffe, Rotherham

LIVE BLOG: LIVE BLOG: Sheffield news throughout the day as woman is held over murder

Last updated: Friday, 22 October, 2021, 17:40

  • Woman arrested on suspicion of murder after man dies in Rotherham
  • National Lottery Set For Life prize remains unclaimed - and the ticket was bought in Sheffield

5.28pm - Catcliffe death: Man found dead in Rotherham formally named as Kevin David Caster, 43

Kevin David Caster, 43 was found dead inside a property in Catcliffe, Rotherham on Tuesday evening. A woman was arrested and has been bailed.

A man found dead inside a home in Rotherham on Tuesday evening has been officially named by police as 43-year-old Kevin David Caster.

5.09pm - Police catch Rotherham dad trying to flush £40,000 of crack and heroin 'to protect' drug dealing son

Terrence Hughes (R) tried to protect his drug-dealing son Anthony (L) by flushing up to £40,000 of drugs down the toilet when police arrived to raid his home in Rotherham

A South Yorkshire dad tried to flush £40,000 of crack cocaine and heroin during a police raid to ‘protect’ his drug-dealing son.

4.40pm - Domino's Sheffield: Christmas-themed pizza with turkey and all the trimmings launched

Domino’s has launched a Christmas-themed pizza.

A Christmas-themed pizza – complete with turkey and all the trimmings – has been launched at Domino’s restaurants in Sheffield.

4.31pm - Police and ambulance called to medical emergency on Herries Road, Burngreave, Sheffield

Police and an ambulance were called to a medical emergency in Burngreave, Sheffield. File picture by FRANK REID

Police and paramedics were called out after a 999 call from a Sheffield estate over a medical emergency, officers have revealed.

4.31pm - Police and ambulance called to medical emergency on Herries Road, Burngreave, Sheffield

Police and an ambulance were called to a medical emergency in Burngreave, Sheffield. File picture by FRANK REID

Police and paramedics were called out after a 999 call from a Sheffield estate over a medical emergency, officers have revealed.

2.48pm - Landmark former Yorkshire Bank on Fargate in Sheffield city centre attracts interest from restaurant chains

The former Yorkshire Bank building at the top of Fargate has been empty since October 2020.

Two restaurant chains are ‘seriously interested’ in a landmark building on a Sheffield city centre street decimated by shop closures.

2.35pm - Electric vehicle charging points approved for South Yorkshire car parks

Electric vehicle charging points have been approved for South Yorkshire car parks.

Barnsley Council has approved the installation of electric vehicle charging points in two town centre car parks, in a bid to encourage residents to take up greener transport.

2.23pm - Local Plan: Sheffield Council ‘pushed into a corner’ by Government ‘political stunt’

Councillor Douglas Johnson speaking about the local plan delay.

Sheffield councillors said a ‘political stunt’ by the Government was to blame for its latest Local Plan delay.

2.06pm - West Bar Square £150m office development is a risk to Sheffield Council’s finances

The £150 million West Bar Square office development is a risk to Sheffield Council's finances, say auditors Ernst Young

A £150 million office development in the city centre is a risk to Sheffield Council’s finances but officers say they are prepared.

1.47pm - Sheffield school pupils to take part in world’s first online Children’s Parliament ahead of COP26

The 90-minute ‘parliamentary’ session will be held in a British House of Commons-style virtual ‘chamber’.

Children from a Sheffield primary school will soon have the opportunity to debate climate change and send a message to world leaders ahead of COP26.

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