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VIDEO: Sheffield's Sean Bean scoops first Bafta for role in Broken

Sheffield actor Sean Bean has scooped his first Bafta for playing a troubled priest in hit BBC drama Broken. The 59-year-old, who is from Handsworth, picked up the best actor gong at a star-studded ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall in London last...

14 May 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster actress lands starring role in new Mamma Mia 2 movie

A Doncaster actress is set to hit cinema screens this summer after landing a role in smash-hit Abba musical movie Mamma Mia 2. Kya Garwood rubbed shoulders with Hollywood greats such as Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan and Cher during filming for the...

14 May 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Job seeker told to be a cow and make animal noises for interview at Sheffield store

A job seeker has said he was left 'humiliated' after being told to put a bag on his head, pretend to be a cow and make animal noises at an interview at a Sheffield store. Footwear store Schuh carried out the bizarre selection process at its Meadowhall...

14 May 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Woman allegedly attacked and robbed on Doncaster street

A woman was allegedly attacked and robbed while walking down a street in Doncaster. The incident happened in Wath Road, Mexborough, on Saturday, May 5, at about 3am when she was approached by two people who reportedly attacked her before making off...

14 May 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Hollyoaks star supports local newspapers

I am a huge supporter of local newspapers because they do so much good for the communities they serve. Take, for example, my local paper The Sentinel which runs the annual Our Heroes Awards campaign honouring inspirational individuals and unsung...

14 May 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Still Open All Hours surprises fans as crews return to Doncaster to begin filming today

Filming for the fifth series of Doncaster sitcom Still Open All Hours is to get under way this morning. Crews have spent the weekend setting up Arkwright's shop in Balby over the weekend with filming for the new series getting under way this morning....

14 May 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

PICTURE: Suspected thieves lead police on car chase through Sheffield streets after stealing tools

A gang of suspected thieves led police on a car chase through the streets of Sheffield after stealing tools from a van. Three men driving a grey Vauxhall Vectra reportedly stole a number of tools from a van parked on Graham Road, Ranmoor, on Friday,...

14 May 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Call for homes for pensioners in Doncaster village

Community leaders in a former Doncaster pit village are calling for more homes for pensioners there. New assisted living flats are being built in Edlington for OAPs on part of the former Dixon Road and Thompson Avenue sites in the village, along with...

14 May 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Country park plan nears completion in Doncaster village

Youngsters in Edlington could soon be able to get closer to nature. Work is well underway to create a country park in the village which is now just weeks away from an official opening. The Woodland Project in the village is a long term scheme - but...

14 May 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Gala plan to mark end of World War One in Doncaster

Edlington is to ditch its traditional gala for a year - to replace it with an event to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. Edlington Town Council has decided to stage a festival to commemorate the anniversary of the war ending, and...

14 May 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Packed house expected at the funeral of popular Sheffield boxer Scott Westgarth

It will be standing room only at the funeral of popular Sheffield Boxing Centre fighter Scott Westgarth, at Grenoside Crematorium, on May 29, (2pm.) Trainer Glyn Rhodes expects family, friends and gym-mates will to fill the building, warning bereaved...

13 May 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Last minute holidays and city breaks from Leeds Bradford Airport over the May school holidays

The May school holidays will be shortly upon us, so if you’re wondering how to occupy the kids, or would just like a break away in a warmer climate, a last minute holiday could be the perfect option. There are a variety of last minute holidays...

13 May 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Beers of Yorkshire: The 8 popular beers which hail from the region

Beer is one of the nation’s favourite tipples and is enjoyed by many around the UK. From real ale, to pale ale to the old classics, beer can be enjoyed in the sun, when out for a meal, or just in the comfort of your own home. There are a wide variety...

13 May 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Man stabbed in neck on South Yorkshire street

A man has been stabbed in the neck on a South Yorkshire street. The 36-year-old victim was allegedly attacked in Summer Road, Eastwood in Rotherham, before staggering into nearby Cranworth Road. He was taken to hospital and police described his...

11 May 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Top 20 richest people in Yorkshire revealed

The top 20 richest people in Yorkshire has been revealed. READ: The 35 medicines that will NOT be available on NHS prescription by end of this month The collective wealth of Yorkshire’s richest people rose by more than £1bn in the last 12 months,...

11 May 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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