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VIDEO: How well do we know our bodies?

New research by Balance Activ reveals the need for better understanding of our bodies and works with TV’s Dr Sarah Jarvis to spread the word on what’s normal and what’s not. Everyone remembers sitting through biology lessons at school learning about...

Thursday, 11:35 in Yorkshire & Humber

Wanted man on the run for weeks arrested in Sheffield

A wanted man who has been on the run for weeks has been arrested in Sheffield this morning. Police have been appealing for the information on the whereabouts of Liam Tarantini, aged 19, who had links to Gleadless, Firth Park and Eckington, since late...

Thursday, 11:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

Doncaster Council chief named more powerful than three Government ministers and Mayor of London

A Doncaster Council chief has been named more powerful than three Government ministers and the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan. Jo Miller, the council's chief executive, was named the third most influential person working in local government in Britain -...

Thursday, 10:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

EXCLUSIVE: More than 1000 reported crimes including child rape and kidnapping in Sheffield parks

More than 1000 reported crimes have been committed in Sheffield's public parks – including child rape, kidnapping and drug trafficking - in less than three years, The Star can reveal. The most common crime to have taken place across more than 90 city...

Thursday, 09:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

Doncaster GPs and consultants agree it’s good to talk

It’s good to talk – as a new scheme is proving by saving Doncaster patients an unnecessary trip to hospital. Consultant Connect is enabling GPs at the borough’s 43 practices to ring hospital specialists at Doncaster Royal Infirmary (DRI) for immediate...

Thursday, 09:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Thousands set to gather in Sheffield for mass anti-Trump protest

Thousands of people are set to gather in Sheffield city centre as part of an organised protest against controversial US President Donald Trump. Mr Trump cancelled a planned visit to the UK next month to open the new US Embassy in London amid fears of...

Thursday, 09:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Column: See yourself as you want to be

When most people talk of weight loss they should really be talking about FAT LOSS. The goal should be to be leaner, healthier and more fit. Address the cause and not the symptoms. We need to create positive change. In other words FAT BURNING. Where to...

Thursday, 08:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

Doncaster Voices: How can we market Doncaster ​area attractions better ​for Tourism ?

Welcome to your Doncaster Voices. If you want to get involved (like Jonti below), submit 150 words, name, title & photo to and your views may appear next week when subject is: “ ABBY CHANDLER, HEAD OF MARKETING FOR...

Thursday, 08:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

Power cut hits 150 Sheffield homes

A power cut has hit 150 Sheffield homes this morning. About 80 properties are affected in Ranmoor, 50 in Southey Green, 10 in Fulwood and 10 in Stannington. Staff from the Northern Powergrid are on site attempting to fix the problem. The company said...

Thursday, 07:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

South Yorkshire law firm creates dozens of new jobs in expansion

A South Yorkshire law firm is celebrating a major expansion with the opening of three new offices that has created dozens of jobs. Rotherham-based Wilford Smith has launched new bases in Paradise Street, Sheffield; Meadowhall Business Park and central...

Thursday, 07:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

Doncaster Tai Chi for health

Doncaster Tai Chi for Health provides flexible and adjustable exercise routines that can be practiced by almost anyone. Classes are on a one to one basis unless you are accompanied by a partner or in a small group, and are held in the evening,...

Wednesday, 18:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Cousin said 'blast him' to gunman before shooting on Sheffield woodland that led to man losing two fingers,...

A man lost two fingers, after being shot in the hand at close range by a quad biker he had 'bad blood' with during an altercation on Sheffield woodland, a court heard. Cousins Ricky Mayfield, aged 30, and 24-year-old Francis Mayfield are jointly...

Wednesday, 17:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield health worker launches ‘much needed’ children’s book

A recognised need for literature that explains mental health issues to children in a way they can understand, spurred a Sheffield woman to put pen to paper. Mental health worker Sarah Eason realised there was a big void in explanatory children’s books...

Wednesday, 17:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

Free health sessions for over 50s in Doncaster

Mid-lifers in Doncaster who want to get fitter and feel better about themselves, currently have a big helping hand... ‘Move More Doncaster’ offers a no-cost, tailored programme to suit your needs. Even better, it offers free classes and leisure centre...

Wednesday, 17:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

Two year city region mayor proposed as compromise

A mayor serving a two-year term has been proposed as a way forward for a  South Yorkshire devolution. All four leaders are continuing to discuss the 30-year plan for £900m and devolved powers, ahead of elections for a metro-mayor in May. Barnsley and...

Wednesday, 17:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

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