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

  • Labour leader Keir Starmer visits Sheffield
  • Crimestoppers launches campaign to help police investigate shootings in Sheffield

11.15am - The Sheffield areas with the fastest rising Covid-19 rates

These are the Sheffield areas with the highest Covid rates.

In Sheffield, public health director Greg Fell has said that the infection rate is ten times higher now than it was this time last year.

9.58am - This is why the sky in Sheffield looked so unusual this morning

Firefighters in Sheffield were deployed to a steel company to deal with a possible chemical reaction

You may have noticed the sky looking an unusual hue in part of Sheffield this morning – this could be why.

9.55am - Bus passengers are being urged not to blame drivers for cancelled services

Bus passengers are being urged not to blame drivers for cancelled services

Bus drivers in Sheffield are being urged not to blame drivers for cancellations across the city.

7.51am - Sheffield shootings: Major campaign launched for information on recent and historic gun attacks

Crimestoppers wants information on shootings in Sheffield

The charity Crimestoppers is launching a major campaign in Sheffield for anonymous information about recent and historic shootings.

7.47am - Labour leader urges government to 'come out of hiding' and fix energy crisis ahead of Sheffield visit

Kier Starmer

Labour leader Keir Starmer urged government to ‘come out of hiding’ and ‘get a grip on the energy crisis’ ahead of a visit to a Sheffield steelworks.

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