LIVE BLOG: the latest Sheffield news as raunchy crazy golf comes to the city centre

The latest news from Sheffield and South Yorkshire, as two people are arrested over a shooting in a park and police uncover weapons and drugs.

Monday, 11th October 2021, 2:45 pm

MPs have also reacted to news that Liberty Steel’s Rotherham plant is set to reopen after a £50 million cash injection.

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'Raunchy' crazy golf is coming to Sheffield city centre, with the adults-only venue set to combine smut and sport.

LIVE BLOG: the latest Sheffield news, breaking stories and comment on Monday October 11

Last updated: Monday, 11 October, 2021, 17:09

  • Missing teenage girl dials 999 to report life 'in danger' to South Yorkshire Police
  • MPs react to Liberty Steel plant reopening
  • 'Nasty looking' weapons and drugs found in car stopped by police in Sheffield
  • Dan Walker teases fans ahead of next week's Strictly and reveals what he could be dancing to

4.55pm - Magna to host Sky news broadcast

Magna has been chosen to host a Sky news broadcast.

Rotherham’s Magna Centre has been chosen to host a Sky News broadcast, in which a range of experts “brainstorm solutions to some of the most pressing problems facing the UK today”.

2.50pm - 'Cowardly' Sheffield robber who sexually assaulted a schoolgirl is jailed

Pictured is Dominic Dunka, aged 20, of Willoughby Street, Grimesthorpe, Sheffield, who has been sentenced to eleven-and-a-half years of custody after he admitted four robberies, one attempted robbery, a theft and a sexual assault.

A serial robber has been given an eleven-and-a-half year custodial sentence after he targeted a series of victims and sexually assaulted a schoolgirl.

2.41pm - Couple face trial in Sheffield after newborn baby mauled to death by dog

Floral tributes were left outside the family's home in Woodlands.

A South Yorkshire mum and dad are due to go on trial after their newborn baby was mauled to death by a dog at their home.

2.04pm - Thief caught by retired policeman in Sheffield let off with suspended sentence

Marmadukes Cafe owner Tim Nye made a citizen's arrest after Alfu Miah targeted his businesses twice in a bid to steal tip jars.

A thief who stole tip jars and charity boxes from Sheffield city centre’s cafes and was arrested by a retired police officer has avoided jail.

12.39pm - Trust which runs Sheffield’s major venues needs to be reviewed after “series of poor judgments” claims councillor

Coun Martin Smith told a full council meeting that the relationship between Sheffield Council and Sheffield City Trust should be reviewed

Sheffield Council needs to review its relationship with the trust which runs the city’s major sporting and leisure facilities, a councillor has claimed.

12.30pm - Sheffield Council confirms there is no problem with gritter drivers amid reports of national shortage

Sheffield City Council has confirmed there are no problems with gritter drivers in the region despite growing fears of a UK-wide shortage.

Sheffield City Council has confirmed there are enough gritter drivers to keep the region safe this winter despite growing concerns over shortages across the country.

11.43am - Catholic Church responds after Sheffield bishop is accused of failing to report sexual abuse

Bishop of Hallam, Ralph Heskett, has been accused of failing to report the sexual abuse of altar boys during his time in Liverpool

The Catholic Church in Sheffield has responded after one of its bishops was accused of failing to report the sexual abuse of altar boys.

11.48am - Watch video which shows Sheffield fields being erased to make way for a new housing estate

Owlthorpe Fields Action Group spent 18 months fighting a housing development by Avant Homes at Crystal Peaks

Campaigners have captured before and after video footage of green fields where trees have been chopped down to make way for a new housing estate.

11.38am - Raunchy new adult-themed crazy golf venue coming to Sheffield city centre

GloryHoles adults-only crazy golf is set to open on High Street, Sheffield. Photo by: Google

A new adults-only crazy golf venue, combining gore, smut and trippy humour, is coming to Sheffield city centre.

8.38am - Dan Walker teases fans ahead of next week's Strictly and reveals what he could be dancing to

Dan Walker and his dance partner survived another week in Strictly Come Dancing with their Sleeping Beauty inspired foxtrot for Movie Week (Photo: BBC)

Dan Walker has teased fans with what he could be dancing to on Strictly next week – after surviving last night’s results show.

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