Sheffield news: Breaking news and updates as council begins talks with family over controversial grave

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It has also been revealed that a speed dating event is to be held at the Tramlines Festival in Sheffield this summer.

Sheffield City Council is now in talks with the family behind a controversial gravestone in a city cemetery

Live Blog - Council in talks with family over controversial headstone

Last updated: Wednesday, 06 July, 2022, 14:16

  • Council and family in contact over controversial headstone
  • Church damaged in arson attack
  • Henderson’s Relish flavoured snacks launched in Sheffield
  • Shocking pictures show conditions house clearance teams face
  • Ice hockey fan dies at game
  • Man in hospital after stabbing

2:14pm - Video: Police issue appeal after car heard to ‘explode’ in Meersbrook car park blaze in Sheffield

A video captured firefighters dealing with a car which explosed after an arson atatck in Sheffield

1:49pm - New £1m Boom Battle Bar with axe throwing and beer pong opens today in Sheffield

A new 12,000 square foot venue with an ‘entertainment battleground full of competitive gaming’ including axe throwing, a battle baseball batting cage, beer pong and indoor ice curling is opening in Sheffield today

1:37pm - Ellie Roebuck, Millie Bright and Beth England: How trio played in South Yorkshire and are now in EURO's

Three England players in the Euro’s this summer made their mark in Sheffield as youngsters

1:34pm - Derbyshire baby murder: Mother and stepfather charged with murder of 10-month-old

The mum and stepfather of a 10-month-old baby are due in court today accused of murder

1:03pm - UEFA Women's EURO 2022: Sheffield Light cinema to screen England's first game

The Light cinema in Sheffield is to screen England’s first game in the women’s EURO’s tournament this week

[email protected] - Man in hospital following city centre stabbing as man and woman arrested by South Yorkshire Police

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after a stabbing this morning

12:07pm - Ice Sheffield: Ice hockey tragedy as Cardiff Devils player’s grandfather dies after taking ill watching game

An ice hockey fan has died after falling ill while watching his grandson play a game in Sheffield

11:43am - House clearance teams tackling filthy and fire-damaged homes in Sheffield praised for professionalism

Photos have been shared which show the conditions some house clearance teams in Sheffield have been faced with

11:23am - Henderson’s Relish goes into Sheffield snack market with Hendo’s to rival crisps

Hendo’s has launched a new snack in Sheffield to rival crisps

10:31am - Sheffield church no longer usable after suspected arson attack

A church has suffered damage in an arson attack in Sheffield

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