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'Disgraceful' South Yorkshire man jailed for string of historic sex offences committed against young girls

'You are a disgraceful human being,' a judge told a South Yorkshire man as he jailed him for 10-years for a string of sex offences committed against young girls over a period spanning 20-years. During a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court on Thursday,...

yesterday, 18:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

Over six years in prison for man who brandished initiation firearm outside Sheffield pub

'People who carry or use guns and knives will receive the substantial prison sentence due to them,' a judge told a Sheffield man as he jailed him for more than six years for a string of crimes including possession of an initiation firearm. Judge David...

yesterday, 16:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Engineering a new generation of staff

Faced with a huge recruitment shortfall, local engineering firms organised a one-day show to inspire children – but did it actually work? The sector has long battled an image problem, youngsters dreaming of easy fame on talent shows, the demise of...

yesterday, 16:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Forgemasters’ order book hits £118m - a five-year high

Sheffield Forgemasters has reported a 2018 order book value of £118m, its highest in five years. UK and US defence orders, materials processing and research and development projects orders have all powered a surge as the firm continues a turnaround...

yesterday, 16:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sports pitch closure date paves the way for Sheffield University's £45 million scheme

Sports pitches at Sheffield University are to close this summer to make way for a new £45 million social sciences building - suggesting the project has gained momentum again after a delay. The upper level pitches at the Goodwin Sports Centre on...

yesterday, 15:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield MP Clive Betts back in the Commons after stem cell transplant to treat cancer

A veteran Sheffield MP undergoing treatment for cancer says he is 'fully back in action' after making his return to the House of Commons. Clive Betts, the MP for Sheffield South East who has been in politics for more than 40 years, took a leave of...

yesterday, 13:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Mum and wife speaks out about the devastation of bowel cancer

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month; as the month draws to a close, Team Verrico’s Head of Social Media, Gina Shergold, shared her personal experience of the disease. “The general view of bowel cancer tends to be that it’s an ‘old person’s disease’...

yesterday, 12:41 in Yorkshire & Humber

Audience figures revealed for Sheffield Cathedral service on TV

Hundreds of thousands of people watched a live television broadcast of a church service from Sheffield Cathedral. Official viewing figures show that 400,000 people tuned in to see the cathedral's Sung Eucharist as it happened on BBC One on Easter Day...

yesterday, 12:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield pub sold to award-winning family brewery

Licensed and leisure property specialists Everard Cole is delighted announce the sale of the King & Miller in Deepcar, near Sheffield. The substantial stone-built property, located on a busy junction approximately nine miles north of Sheffield was...

yesterday, 11:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Pictures: Conservation in the natural world

In Pictures: Conservation in the natural world Sheffield’s ‘State of Nature’ Report has its public launch next week... and will aim to paint a positive picture against a backdrop of environmental concerns ‘The natural world is in serious trouble and...

yesterday, 09:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

Things can work out well even if you didn’t get into first choice of school

This week thousands of parents have received emails informing them which Sheffield school their children will go to in September. National Offer Day is a big deal across the country; there will be families celebrating getting their first-choice school...

yesterday, 09:07 in Yorkshire & Humber

Telegraph View: Racism alive and well in UK

Come on over, we said. Help us to rebuild, we said. We’ll be eternally grateful ... not. Racism is alive and well in this country today at every level. That has been proven by the government’s behaviour towards the Windrush generation this week. You...

yesterday, 09:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

‘It’s not for nothing that we’ve been here 40 years’: The Sheffield record shop thriving four decades on

Forty years ago, when Barry Everard opened Record Collector on Fulwood Road in Broomhill, there was no need for independent music retailers to have their own special day – customers bought new releases from real-life shops as a matter of course. But...

yesterday, 07:07 in Yorkshire & Humber

COLUMNIST: Farming industry’s unstoppable sea of change

Many of you, I expect, will have caught sight of the more than slightly alarming report on the state of England’s smaller farms. It does make for somewhat depressing reading, particularly for any of us who have spent our entire working lives in the...

yesterday, 06:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield scientists find nine new arthritis genes

University of Sheffield scientists have discovered nine unknown genes for osteoarthritis, potentially paving the way for new treatments. Over ten million people across the UK suffer from osteoarthritis, a painful degenerative disease. However, despite...

yesterday, 06:33 in Yorkshire & Humber

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