Sheffield news LIVE: City sees reduction in new Covid cases | Stabbing victim remains in critical condition

Welcome to The Star’s live blog for Saturday, February 6.

Saturday, 6th February 2021, 3:27 pm
Sheffield city centre

We will be bringing you all of the latest news for Sheffield and the South Yorkshire region until 5pm this afternoon – along with some of the biggest national stories of the day.

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Sheffield news LIVE: The latest news and updates from across the city this Saturday

Last updated: Saturday, 06 February, 2021, 16:35

 

  • Probe into Meadowhall crash continues
  • Reduction in new Covid cases in Sheffield, new data  reveals
  • Man stabbed outside Mosque remains in critical condition one week after attack
  • Buses running again along Arundel Gate after crash
  • University of Sheffield condemns illegal student party

A Met Office weather warning for snow and ice in Sheffield is in place over the weekend.

Take a look at our hour by hour weather forecast to see exactly when it’ll hit. 

Incident causes disruption to bus services

Sheffield University statement

The University of Sheffield has spoken out after police busted an illegal lockdown party in a student flat.

Read the full story here:

University issues statement on illegal lockdown party in student flat in Sheffield

The University of Sheffield has issued a statement after police busted an illegal lockdown party in a student flat.

Buses are now running along Arundel Gate following reports of an earlier crash between two buses

More news on the bus collision

A Stagecoach double decker and a single decker operated by First were involved in a smash on Arundel Gate this morning.

Darnall stabbing update

A man left fighting for life in a stabbing outside a Sheffield mosque remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition today.

Stabbing victim still critical one week after attack outside Sheffield mosque

A man left fighting for life in a stabbing outside a Sheffield mosque remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition today.

Reduction in new Covid cases in Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley

According to the latest weekly figures for local authority areas for the seven days to February 1, there were 207.2 new cases per 100,000 people in Sheffield compared to 234.6 the week before.

However, case rates have increased in Doncaster. 

Meadowhall crash update

Police probe into horror Meadowhall crash continues one week after tragedy

A police probe into the deaths of two young men in a horror crash in Sheffield one week ago today is continuing.

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