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You could now be asked 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

yesterday, 20:10 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, 20:10 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, 17:36 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

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, 17:01 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, 16:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

McDonald's could launch takeaway delivery service in South Yorkshire

McDonald's is set to roll out a long-awaited takeaway home delivery service - and it could be coming to South Yorkshire. The fast food giant said it was looking to launch a "small" delivery pilot this summer with specific locations yet to be...

yesterday, 16:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

Missing Sheffield mother and daughter have not been seen for almost a week

Concerns are growing for the safety of a Sheffield mother and daughter who have been missing for nearly a week. Besfortha Bharaj, aged 22, and her three-year-old daughter Elia were last seen in the Shiregreen area on Thursday, April 20, at about noon. Po

yesterday, 15:28 in Yorkshire & Humber

Woolworths could make shock return to Doncaster

Woolworths could make a shock return to Doncaster, years after the financial collapse which wiped out the high street giant. Former director Tony Page has revealed that he has approached brand owner Shop Direct to buy the name Woolworths back with plans

yesterday, 15:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

BREAKING: Person hit by train causing major delays on South Yorkshire's rail network

A person has been hit by a train near Doncaster causing major disruptions on the rail network this afternoon. 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 Ra

yesterday, 15:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

Customers shock and sadness as iconic Doncaster florist Tom Wood closes down

Customers have reacted with shock and sadness following the closure of an iconic Doncaster town centre florist's shop after 84 years. Tom Wood, which has traded from the same premises in Printing Office Street since 1933, shut down in a shock move earlie

yesterday, 14:25 in Yorkshire & Humber

Nudist festival returns to Doncaster for eighth consecutive year

A week-long nudist festival will return to Doncaster next month for its eighth consecutive year. Nudestock 8 - which will feature activities such as naked barbecues, body painting and yoga - will take place in Wroot from May 26 to June 2. The event, whic

yesterday, 13:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

Classic Yorkshire music and mining movie Brassed Off returns to Royal Albert Hall 21 years on

Music and mining movie Brassed Off is to return to the Royal Albert Hall 21 years on. The much-loved British movie, which was filmed in South Yorkshire, will be screened at the legendary London venue next month - two decades on from its success at the bo

yesterday, 12:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

'More jobs up for grabs' as South Yorkshire unemployment is cut in half since 2012

Unemployment in South Yorkshire has been cut in half since 2012 but the rate is slowing down, new figures show. In 2012, the number of people claiming job seeker's allowance stood at 45,926 but this has fallen to 22,815 as of April 2017. Sheffield now ha

yesterday, 11:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

Feature: How a single post on Facebook changed Matt’s life forever

One week after graphic designer Matt posted on Facebook about life as a new dad, he was in the news – on tv and radio – around the world. Matt Coyne is a funny guy. Within minutes of walking in the door, we’re giggling like old mates, and I get the feeli

yesterday, 11:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

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