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Sheffield girls’ school scoops ‘BiG’ prize at City Enterprise Awards

Three students from Sheffield High School for Girls have won the trip of a lifetime to Amsterdam, sponsored by major law firm DLA Piper, at the prestigious 10th annual BiG Challenge Awards for school and college students. This annual competition for youn

today, 10:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

Red carpet rolled out for South Yorkshire road safety ‘Oscars’

Creativity and innovation have once again been recognised at this annual glitzy ceremony at Sheffield City Hall. Hosted by the South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership, the 2017 Road Safety ‘Oscars’ awards on 5 April certainly was the place to be to pick

today, 09:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

Mixed reaction to brewery's 'swearing ban' in South Yorkshire pubs

Pub-goers have served up a mixed reaction to a new 'swearing ban' rule that has been implemented in more than 30 South Yorkshire boozers. All alehouses run by the independent brewery Samuel Smith are reportedly under orders to implement the company’s new

today, 09:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

Education: Enmeshing universities in cultural calendar drives Sheffield forward

The weekend before Easter saw glorious weather. Spring, with its vibrant yellows and greens, burst with life, across the parks and gardens of Sheffield. And the citizens of Sheffield came out to enjoy it. In the parks and public spaces of the city, famil

today, 09:04 in Yorkshire & Humber

Public outcry after Sheffield crematorium asks relatives to remove tributes from dead loved ones' memorials

A Sheffield crematorium's policy to ask relatives to remove tributes from dead loved ones' memorials has sparked a public outcry. A notice appeared at Grenoside Crematorium from new site operators Dignity warning visitors that sentimental ornaments and o

today, 08:33 in Yorkshire & Humber

This week’s debate: Does Sheffield need to become more of a cycling-friendly city?

‘We don’t need to wait for the perfect infrastructure’ Prof Robert Copeland, Sheffield Hallam University, Director of National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine The straightforward answer is yes but a conversation about cycling, car use or public tr

today, 08:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

Education: Exam worries are a signal of strain imposed by culture of testing pupils

There’s a young lad I know who attends a Sheffield junior school and enjoyed a week at the east coast during the first half of the Easter holidays. One day, while he was on the beach with his family, in between games of football and badminton, his parent

today, 08:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Your Health: Determining the future of hospitals whatever the General Election result

If you were, would you be persuaded to carry out a stressful Easter weekend hospital night shift, by the offer of a free chocolate egg? I doubt it. Other desperate hospitals offered enhanced pay of up to £95 per hour. So much for the efficacy of the impo

today, 07:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

You could now be told to leave more than 30 South Yorkshire pubs - for SWEARING

Potty-mouthed drinkers face being turfed out of more than 30 pubs in South Yorkshire for SWEARING. All alehouses run by the independent brewery Samuel Smith are reportedly under orders to implement the company’s new ‘zero tolerance’ ban on profanity. The

today, 06:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

BREAKING: South Yorkshire road closed due to 'police incident'

An ongoing police incident has forced a road to be closed off in Doncaster this evening. Stagecoach East Midlands tweeted that police are at the scene in Duke Street in the town centre and some of their bus services are 'stuck in the resulting congestion

yesterday, 19:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Jail for Doncaster drunk driver who ploughed car into road sign during 70mph police chase

A drink driver's bid to escape police saw him reach speeds of up to 70mph, drive the wrong way down a Doncaster road and only ended when he crashed into a road sign, a court has heard. Viaceslav Davydov's erratic driving was brought to the attention of p

yesterday, 19:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Girl, 16, raped in broad daylight down pathway in South Yorkshire

A girl aged 16 was raped in broad daylight down a pathway in South Yorkshire yesterday evening. The teenage victim was walking along Regent Street in Balby, Doncaster, before turning down a pathway leading to Shepherd Road when she was approached by a ma

yesterday, 19:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

Door-to-door loan saleswoman who stole £14k from South Yorkshire customers is spared jail

A door-to-door loan saleswoman who stole over £14,000 by fraudulently taking out loans in the names of 30 of her South Yorkshire clients has narrowly avoided being sent to prison. While working as a credit agent for Shoppacheck Financial Services Ltd, Ke

yesterday, 17:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

PICTURE: 'Young cyclist' hurt in crash on busy Sheffield road

A young cyclist has reportedly been injured in a collision on Ecclesall Road in Sheffield this evening. An eyewitness took a picture of an ambulance at the scene close to the Pointing Dog pub and restaurant at the junction with Dover Road. Paramedics app

yesterday, 17:25 in Yorkshire & Humber

BREAKING: Person hit by train in South Yorkshire

A person has been hit by a train near Doncaster this afternoon. The person has not yet been identified. The incident is causing delays of up to two hours and services are expected to be disrupted until about 8pm tonight. In a statement, National Rail Enq

yesterday, 17:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

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