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Grandkids of Sheffield lung disease patient raise thousands for charity

Grandkids of Sheffield lung disease patient raise thousands for charity

The young grandchildren of a lung disease patient were so touched by the story of his care, they’ve raised thousands of pounds for the Sheffield Hospitals Charity backed group which has supported him. The young grandchildren of a lung disease patient...

today, 14:28 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Doncaster Voices: How can we protect Doncaster’s elderly in winter weather?

Doncaster Voices: How can we protect Doncaster’s elderly in winter weather?

Welcome to Doncaster Voices, your weekly forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words with name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk - Your views may appear here next week when subject is ”How can we best help Doncaster folk...

today, 14:28 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
New museum Christmas fundraising appeal aims to support people living with dementia in Sheffield

New museum Christmas fundraising appeal aims to support people living with dementia in Sheffield

This festive season Museums Sheffield is taking part in the UK’s largest online match funding campaign with a new fundraising appeal aiming to raise £4,000 for a new project to enrich the lives of people living with dementia in Sheffield. Taking place...

today, 14:28 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Reports of several police cars flooding Sheffield suburb

Reports of several police cars flooding Sheffield suburb

Several police cars have reportedly flooded a Sheffield suburb this evening to deal with an incident. Patrol cars were allegedly spotted in Ecclesfield Way, Ecclesfield, at about 9pm. Resident Diana Turner said it appeared as though someone was being...

Tuesday, 22:07 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Sheffield road reportedly closed off with 'police presence'

Sheffield road reportedly closed off with 'police presence'

Police have reportedly closed off London Road in Sheffield this evening. Motorists posted on Twitter and Facebook to say that buses and traffic were being diverted from about 8.30pm. Joanne Foster said: "Part of London Road is closed off with a...

Tuesday, 21:07 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Doncaster football coach who beat child sentenced to two years in prison at Court of Appeal

Doncaster football coach who beat child sentenced to two years in prison at Court of Appeal

A Doncaster football coach convicted of beating a child has until 8pm this evening to hand himself in, after an appeal judge ruled his initial punishment of unpaid work was 'unduly lenient' and sentenced him to two years in prison instead. During a...

Tuesday, 18:45 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Woman suffers 'life changing' injures in crash near Sheffield pub

Woman suffers 'life changing' injures in crash near Sheffield pub

A woman suffered 'life changing' injures after being hit by a car near a Sheffield pub today. The pedestrian was in collision with a blue Subaru Impreza while crossing Eccesall Road close to the Sheaf Island pub. Emergency services were called to the...

Tuesday, 18:45 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
South Yorkshire Police praise young victim for helping to bring sex attacker to justice

South Yorkshire Police praise young victim for helping to bring sex attacker to justice

A sex attack victim has been praised for helping detectives to bring the man who preyed on her to justice. Arshid Hussain, aged 42, formerly of High Street, East Cowick, Goole, was yesterday found guilty of indecently assaulting a 13-year-old girl. It...

Tuesday, 17:30 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Pupil at Doncaster secondary school investigated for ball bearings incident

Pupil at Doncaster secondary school investigated for ball bearings incident

A spokesman at a Doncaster secondary school has confirmed a pupil has been investigated for an incident involving ball bearings - but has categorically denied rumours of children at the school being shot with a BB gun. The incident took place at...

Tuesday, 17:30 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Barnsley's Christmas lights switch-on cancelled

Barnsley's Christmas lights switch-on cancelled

Events planned for tomorrow night's Christmas lights switch-on in Barnsley have been cancelled in the interests of public safety. Barnsley Council said the cancellation was due to forecasts of adverse weather conditions. A spokesman for the authority...

Tuesday, 16:58 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
South Yorkshire youngsters given unique insight into life behind bars

South Yorkshire youngsters given unique insight into life behind bars

Youngsters were given a unique insight into life behind bars - when they took part in a tour of a custody suite in Sheffield. Young people aged 16 to 25 taking part in the Prince's Trust programme enjoyed a visit to Shepcote Lane custody suite to see...

Tuesday, 15:52 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Doncaster horror plunge bridge at centre of death of Sheffield driver had seen cars 'strike barrier in wet weather'

Doncaster horror plunge bridge at centre of death of Sheffield driver had seen cars 'strike barrier in wet...

A section of a Doncaster motorway bridge where a Sheffield driver plunged to his death had previously seen cars hit the barrier in wet weather, an inquest heard. Motorist Muhammad Asqab, aged 39, of Fir Vale, Sheffield, died when his Nissan Primera...

Tuesday, 15:40 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
South Yorkshire Lloyds credit card customers urged to check bank statements

South Yorkshire Lloyds credit card customers urged to check bank statements

Lloyds bank credit card customers are being urged to check their bank statements after numerous reports of fraudulent activity. Rob Burgess, founder of flyer and loyalty credit card website Head for Points, said dozens of his readers saw fraudulent...

Tuesday, 15:40 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Man charged with theft after police cordon off South Yorkshire hotel car park

Man charged with theft after police cordon off South Yorkshire hotel car park

A man has been charged with theft after police cordoned off a car park outside a hotel. Police sealed off an area outside the Premier Inn at Brecks, Rotherham, last night. Officers had been called out after reports that items had been taken from a...

Tuesday, 15:02 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
South Yorkshire Police take to streets to make stand against sexual and domestic violence

South Yorkshire Police take to streets to make stand against sexual and domestic violence

Police officers joined charity workers for a march through the streets to make a stand against domestic and sexual abuse. Rotherham officers joined women from across the town to ‘take back the streets’ as part of the Reclaim the Night event on Friday,...

Tuesday, 14:48 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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