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.

By Claire Lewis
Friday, 22nd October 2021, 10:16 am

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Refresh this page for updates on today’s top news, which so far includes how a ticket for a life changing unclaimed National Lottery prize was bought in Sheffield and how Sheffield Council is trying to reassure residents that bin strike disruption will be kept to a minimum.

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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

12.15pm - Undercover police could patrol Sheffield city centre at night to protect women from 'predatory' men

A crime scene on Carver Street in Sheffield city centre, which is always with people on nights out (Archive Pic: Steve Ellis)

Plans have been put forward for undercover police officers to patrol Sheffield city centre at night in a bid to keep women safe.

12.05pm - Postal worker who ‘died’ twice on the operating table thanks NHS staff who helped him

A Sheffield postal worker ‘died’ twice on the operating table and had to learn to walk and talk again.

11.14am - South Yorkshire Police in urgent bid to trace Neil Kirton over assault and threats

Neil Kirton is wanted by South Yorkshire Police in connection with reports of assault and threats

A police hunt is under way for a South Yorkshire man – Neil Kirton – who is wanted over reports of an assault and threats.

11.07am - Covid cases in Sheffield rise above level this time last year

Sheffield city centre on March 23 2021, exactly one year on from the Prime Minister announcing the first Coronavrirus Lockdown. Picture: Scott Merrylees

As predicted by health officials, the number of Covid-19 cases in Sheffield is rising steadily as the colder months set in.

9.55am - Sheffield bin strike: City council assures public that disruption will be ‘kept to a minimum’

Sheffield City Council has assured people that any disruption to bin collections from a planned strike next month will be ‘kept to a minimum’.

A bin strike is planned in Sheffield

9.48am - National Lottery Set For Life prize remains unclaimed - and the ticket was bought in Sheffield

A hunt is under way for the Sheffield winner of a huge National Lottery prize, which remains unclaimed.

A life-changing National Lottery prize remains unclaimed in Sheffield

9.35am - Catcliffe death: Woman arrested on suspicion of murder after man dies in Rotherham

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 43-year-old man died in South Yorkshire.

A woman is being held on suspicion of murder following a death in Catcliffe
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