LIVE BLOG: the latest Sheffield news as Owls owner is summoned to season ticket meeting

Updates from The Star team as Sheffield Wednesday owner Dejphon Chansiri is summoned to an MP meeting over season ticket saga.

Friday, 8th October 2021, 12:30 pm

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Flowers remain at the crash scene and more tributes have been paid.

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Sheffield Wednesday owner Dejphon Chansiri has been summoned to an MP meeting over the ongoing season ticket saga. Photo by: Steve Ellis

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LIVE BLOG: the latest Sheffield news, breaking stories and comment on Friday October 8

Last updated: Friday, 08 October, 2021, 17:12

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4.00pm - Decision due on licence for late night bar at Sheffield's former Yankees restaurant

The former Yankees venue on Ecclesall road Sheffield is the source of much debate, as Sheffield Council are due to make a decision on whether it should be allowed to be converted to a late night bar.

Sheffield Council is due to make a decision on whether to grant a licence for a new late night bar at the site of the former Yankees restaurant.

The biggest stories of the week

2.30pm - Draconid meteor shower 2021: When is it coming to the UK and what are the best places to see it in Sheffield

The Draconid meteor shower will be visible from the UK this weekend - this is when it will happen and the best places to see it from Sheffield. Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images.

Residents in Sheffield are in for a treat this weekend as the Draconid meteor shower is set to be visible from the UK.

2.28pm - How one of South Yorkshire’s finest stately homes at Wentworth Woodhouse is being brought back from deluge and decay

A daunting preservation project at one of England’s finest Georgian homes started with 180 rain-filled buckets which lined the decaying recesses of the halls.

2.01pm - Underground tram system and 'highest building in Europe' mooted for Sheffield

Councillor Chris Rosling-Josephs has called for Sheffield to get an underground tram system, and the highest building in Europe.

A councillor has called for Sheffield to get an underground tram system and the highest building in Europe.

12.26pm - What Sheffield's Dan Walker has revealed about his Movie Week dance ahead of Strictly show

Dan Walker and his dance partner Nadiya Bychkova are gearing up for their next live performance on Strictly Come Dancing tomorrow – with a foxtrot to perform.

Dan Walker and his dance partner Nadiya Bychkova are set to perform the foxtrot in Strictly's Movie Week. Their theme is Sleeping Beauty.

12.39pm - Covid: Where to book the flu vaccine in Sheffield as health officials warn of deadly virus season this winter

People in Sheffield are being urged to have their flu vaccine and Covid booster jab as health experts are warning of a 'deadly' winter which could see thousands of deaths and lead to overwhelming pressure on the NHS. Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images.

Health officials are warning there could be up to 60,000 deaths this winter as Covid and flu could circulate at the same time.

12.09pm - Liam Gallagher Knebworth 2022: Details about camping and coach packages from Sheffield

Liam Gallagher is set to play Knebworth in 2022 - Sheffield fans can get coach travel to the show.

Liam Gallagher is set to play the biggest shows of his solo career so far when he takes to the stage at Knebworth Park next summer.

12.16pm - Sheffield council chief describes cycle lane as “a bit c**p”

Coun Johnson believes that a Sheffield cycle lane is ‘a bit c**p’ as cars are still allowed to park in it.

Sheffield’s transport chief says a cycle lane in the city is “a bit c**p” because cars are still allowed to park in it.

10.53am - Sheffield Wednesday owner Dejphon Chansiri summoned to MP meeting over season ticket saga

Owls chairman Dejphon Chansiri will be forced to explain the Sheffield Wednesday season ticket refund situation at a meeting with MPs.

Sheffield Wednesday owner Dejphon Chansiri will be forced to explain the club’s ‘morally bankrupt’ stance on season ticket refunds for out-of-pocket fans to a member of parliament.

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