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Work together to ensure our success

When I read Pete Bellamy’s letter, (Star, February 13), it reminded me of the doom and gloom-mongers of ‘Project Fear’ as he paints a picture of our country that I do not recognise.

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Hope and despair for state of steel

Hope and despair for state of steel

Prince Charles brought a mothballed furnace back into use at a South Yorkshire factory – and his visit triggered a debate online about the state of the UK steel industry.

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Simon Marsh was one of the 141 drivers issued a bus lane ticket on Christmas Day. His appeal was rejected by Town Hall bosses. Picture: The Star/Andrew Roe

'Absolutely outrageous!' - Sheffield Council rake in thousands on bus lane tickets issued on Christmas Day

Sheffield Council has sparked outrage after they issued dozens of bus lane fines to motorists on Christmas Day.
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Brexit

Let’s work together for Brexit prosperity

“Austerity? You ain’t seen nothing yet” Pete Bellamy’s Star Letter, February 13, could not describe the wish of 17.5 million Brexiteers to leave the EU in a better manner.

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An artist's impression of the overall Great Central development

Breaking with the student flats trend in Sheffield

Momentum is building behind one of the biggest residential housing schemes planned in and around Sheffield city centre.

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Mick Glynn, pictured by a Pot Hole on Hatfield High Street. Picture: Marie Caley Pot Holes MC 3

Hundreds of potholes must be filled in Doncaster's roads for Tour de Yorkshire

Hundreds of potholes have been put on a list to be filled across Doncaster to bring the roads up to standard for the Tour de Yorkshire later this year.

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Sian Brown with paintings in Museums Sheffield's store. Picture: Chris Etchells

A chance to discover Sheffield's treasure trove

On the edge of Sheffield there's a treasure trove - a hoard of around 750,000 objects from paintings and wildlife specimens to ancient pottery and historic cutlery, kept for the city's people to learn from and enjoy.

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VIDEO: Sheffield woman stages protest on neighbour's roof over dispute with council contractors

A Sheffield woman has staged a protest on her neighbour's roof following a standoff with council contractors
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Brexit

Austerity? You ain’t seen nothing yet

So after months of Brexit negotiations we now know what Europe is offering. A “transition period” finishing in 2020 when we officially leave.

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The Rt Rev Philip North spoke at Sheffield Cathedral when his nomination was announced, but later withdrew from the role.

Group set up to review church practices after controversy over prospective Sheffield bishop's stance on women priests

A special group will conduct a further review of the Church of England's approach to accepting priests opposed to ordaining women - after a prospective Bishop of Sheffield stepped aside because of his stance on female clergy.

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Inspectors found 75 per cent of rented properties in the area had 'high risk hazards'; which put tenants at risk by exposing them to serious harm such as 'fire, falls, excess cold and damp and mould'

Time running out to have your say on Sheffield Council scheme to clampdown on 'high-risk' flats

Consultation on a scheme which aims to clampdown on 'high-risk' flats in an area of Sheffield where inspectors found buckets being used in place of toilets is due to end in less than two weeks.

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Only a fifth of people said they would recommend visiting West Street and Devonshire Green after 11pm on a weekend, it was revealed in a new survey published this week.

Only one in five people would recommend West Street after 11pm on a weekend, new survey reveals

Only a fifth of people said they would recommend visiting West Street and Devonshire Green after 11pm on a weekend, it was revealed in a new survey published this week.

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Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

THIS week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.
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VIDEO: Police say there is 'no vendetta' in failed attempt to revoke licence of Sheffield club Niche

Police said there is 'no vendetta' but only a need to 'protect the public' in their attempt to revoke the licence of a Sheffield nightclub.
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A One Day Without Us rally in York last year.

Historic 'one o'clock time signal' to sound at 2pm in Sheffield on day of action for migrants

A march will take place and a historic siren will sound at an unusual time on a day of action in Sheffield to show solidarity with migrants.
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Niche supporters outside Sheffield Town Hall. Picture: George Torr/The Star

Sheffield Council announce Niche will reopen with extra security measures

A Sheffield nightclub will reopen but its licence will be amended following a night of violence outside the premises.
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Tree protesters at Sheffield Town Hall yesterday

Sheffield tree protesters end Town Hall sit-in during early hours

A group of campaigners who occupied Sheffeld Town Hall in protest at the city's controversial tree felling programme wound up their sit-in during the early hours.
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The Marathon Gates at Kelham Island Museum

Where to find the Marathon Gates from Sheffield's old Don Valley Stadium

They stood at the entrance to Sheffield's now-demolished Don Valley Stadium - and art experts believed their whereabouts were a mystery.
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VIDEO: Sheffield's pioneering Suffragettes remembered - 100 years on

Sheffield’s key role in the Suffragette movement has been celebrated - 100 years to the day since women first secured the vote.

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The new planting scheme follows a controversial decision to fell memorial trees on Western Road, Crookes, in Sheffield.

Find out where Sheffield's new war memorial trees are being planted - and how many each park will get

The sites where almost 300 war memorial trees will be planted in Sheffield have been mapped out.

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