LIVE BLOG: the latest Sheffield news as Labour leader Keir Starmer visits city

The latest news from Sheffield and South Yorkshire, as Labour leader Keir Starmer visits the city.

Thursday, 14th October 2021, 5:36 pm

Ahead of a visit to Outokumpu Stainless in Tinsley, he has urged the Government to “get a grip on the energy crisis”.

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Kier Starmer is due in Sheffield today and he has urged the Government to "get a grip on the energy crisis"

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LIVE BLOG: the latest Sheffield news as Labour leader Keir Starmer visits city

Last updated: Thursday, 14 October, 2021, 17:30

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5.14pm - Why Sheffield climate activists were making a noise to welcome Spanish walkers to the city

Climate activists at Sheffield Town Hall

Campaigners banged the drum outside Sheffield Town Hall to welcome Spanish walkers making their way to the Glasgow climate summit next month.

3.54pm - Dan Walker: Why the BBC Strictly Come Dancing star loves Sheffield takeaway Food Fusion

Daniel Stevens, owner of Food Fusion in Sheffield city centre, said Dan Walker has been a regular customer since it opened

A Sheffield takeaway has become the talk of the town since being name-checked by BBC Breakfast host Dan Walker on social media.

3.20pm - After Dark fireworks show at Don Valley Bowl in Sheffield cancelled for good

The popular After Dark Bonfire Night show at Don Valley Bowl will not be returning

The hugely popular After Dark fireworks extragavanza in Sheffield has been cancelled for good, organisers have confirmed.

MORE HERE: After Dark fireworks show at Don Valley Bowl in Sheffield cancelled for good

5.03pm - Nine of the largest Sheffield cannabis factories busted by police - and the value of the plants seized

The police war on drugs in Sheffield has led to the recovery of cannabis factories worth millions over recent months

Police officers in Sheffield this week dismantled a cannabis factory which was discovered in a house in Robey Street, Page Hall.

4.45pm - Sheffield Wetherspoons pubs host beer festival - here's what you need to know to grab a £1.99 pint

A range of beers on offer at the Wetherspoons beer festival

A selection of up to 20 British and Irish real ales will be available at nine Sheffield Wetherspoon pubs during their 12-day real ale festival.

4.45pm - Third road safety petition in same Sheffield neighbourhood handed in to councillors

Ann Rowan presented at 98-name petition to a council meeting asking for road safety measures at the junction of Knowle Lane, Hoober Avenue and Haugh Lane

Parents have called for a junction to be made safer after a car crashed on to a pavement where children gather for school.

12.31pm - Park Hill Sheffield: Man still in hospital after fall from flats

A man was found seriously injured outside Park Hill flats complex in Sheffield earlier this week

A man who was found injured after falling from his Park Hill flat remains in hospital today.

12.30pm - People too scared to go near Sheffield community hall because of antisocial behaviour, says councillor

Coun Mark Jones says people are too scared to go near Burngreave Vestry Hall because of antisocial behaviour

Drug addicts and rough sleepers are scaring people away from using a once popular community hall, says a Sheffield councillor.

11.43am - South Yorkshire Police reveal teenage girl's 999 'life in danger' call was a hoax

More details have been released on a 999 call made about a teenage girl's life being 'in danger'

A teenage girl’s 999 call to the police claiming her life was ‘in danger’ was a hoax, it has emerged.

10.52am - Love Island, X Factor and YouTube stars to play in charity football game in Sheffield

A celebrity football match is to be held in Sheffield to raise money for the city's Children's Hospital

An all-star charity football match is to be held in Sheffield later this month to raise cash for the city’s Children’s Hospital.

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