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Revealed: The number of complaints received by each Yorkshire train company in 2017

The Office for Road and Rail has revealed how many complaints passengers made against rail firms in 2017 - and what their biggest gripes were. Here are the statistics for Yorkshire's local train providers, Northern and Transpennine, and long-distance...

today, 15:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder speaks publicly for first time about sexist chants directed at female...

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has spoken for the first time about alleged sexist chants directed at his female relatives during the Steel City derby. It emerged that vile chants were directed at women family members of the Blades boss during...

today, 14:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Fast-growing Origin Broadband in £2.5m move from Doncaster to Rotherham

The UK’s sixth largest broadband company has moved from Doncaster to Rotherham in a huge boost for the borough’s business base. Origin Broadband has rented a giant call centre with room for 700 people on Callflex Business Park in Manvers. The...

today, 14:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Work on Sheffield to Rotherham tram-train project to continue "for the time being" despite Carillion collapse

Work will continue on the long-awaited tram-train project linking Rotherham, Sheffield and Parkgate despite the collapse of its main construction contractor Carillion. Fresh doubt was cast over the scheme, which is currently running £60 million over...

today, 13:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

WEATHER WARNING: Cold spell to last into the weekend as Met Office warns of further snow and icy conditions...

With black ice causing disruption across Sheffield, forecasters have warned commuters to expect more of the same this weekend. The Met Office has issued a yellow 'be aware' warning for snow and ice for Sunday, with rain likely to fall on frozen...

today, 12:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

Alumni event at Pye Bank School will give glimpse into new £25million academy

Former pupils of Pye Bank School are invited tour the building which is being converted into a new £25 million academy. Astrea Academy Trust is holding a special alumni event at Astrea Academy Sheffield - a new academy for youngsters aged three to 18...

today, 12:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

Nearly 500 Doncaster homes affected by power cut today

Nearly 500 homes have been hit by a power cut in three parts of Doncaster today. About 170 properties are affected in Intake, while 150 each in Hatfield and Auckley are also dealing with a power outage. The power cuts were reported between 6.30am and...

today, 11:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

New walkway could transport patients between Sheffield hospital sites

Hospital patients could be transferred between Sheffield's Weston Park and Jessops Hospitals via a new walkway as part of plans drawn up by health bosses. Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has submitted a planning application seeking...

today, 11:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

Dozens of Sheffield homes hit by power cut

About 50 homes have been hit by a power cut in Sheffield this morning. The lights went out on properties in Handsworth at about 10am. Staff from the Northern Powergrid are on site attempting to fix the problem. It should be back on by noon today.

today, 11:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sixth form in Sheffield among most successful in country after doubling its number of Oxbridge offers

A Sheffield sixth form is among one of the most successful in the country after it doubles its record number of offers from Oxbridge. Sixteen pupils from Tapton School, in Crosspool, have been offered places for September at Oxford and Cambridge...

today, 10:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Community backs fundraising campaign for miracle South Yorkshire boy who 'battles back from the brink'

A community is getting behind a fundraising campaign in aid of a miracle boy who continually inspires those around him by 'battling back from the brink'. Little fighter William Ryder was called a miracle boy and hit the headlines after surviving...

today, 08:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

'I'm being treated like a second class citizen' - Sheffield man's long battle over damp in council flat

An angry Sheffield man claims he is being treated 'like a second class citizen' by the council after living with rising damp in his flat for five years. Richard Gregory told how black mould has climbed four feet high up the walls and the plaster is...

today, 08:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield woman attacked twice by dogs on extendable leads

A woman who has been attacked twice by dogs on extendable leads has implored owners to use them more responsibly. Pauline Memmott, 58, was recently bitten by a dog on an extendable lead while out walking near her Meadowhead home. Six months ago she...

yesterday, 18:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Telegraph View: Finally time to get focus right

ly not driving much debate at the minute. There is so much noise around hopes for a Yorkshire deal that nobody seems to notice we are heading towards our own election at breakneck speed. Last week the government repeated that it was too late to stop...

yesterday, 14:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

44% of Brits over 35 experience eye strain at least once a week but do nothing about it

New research has found that 44% of UK adults over 35 experience eye strain at least once a week but over half (52%) do nothing to alleviate the effects. In addition, the research by Magnivision, which has been released during National Eye Health Week,...

yesterday, 12:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

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