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Tributes paid to brave Sheffield police officer who gave his life to try and save another on Western Front

A century ago a South Yorkshire Police officer sacrificed his life in an attempt to save another soldier on the battlefield during the First World War. Sheffield police officer Francis Bark died in May 1918 at the age of just 26 after going to the aid...

Thursday, 17:31 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Call to bring back conductors on Sheffield buses after attack on driver

Commuters have called for the return of conductors on buses to help boost security after a driver was attacked by a passenger. The driver was allegedly attacked by a woman after boarding a bus on Savile Street, Burngreave, just after 7am on Tuesday...

Thursday, 16:52 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Hospital order for mentally-ill Sheffield man who sexually assaulted doctor

'I no longer feel safe at work,' a Sheffield doctor has said after one of her patients exposed himself and sexually assaulted her. In the minutes leading up to the incident, defendant, Adam Peacock, told the Sheffield doctor he had been having...

Thursday, 16:34 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Teenager killed on Sheffield estate died of 'stab wound to chest'

A teenager killed on a Sheffield estate died as a result of a stab wound to the chest. Police today formally identified the victim as 19-year-old Ryan Jowle who died hours after being stabbed on Tannery Close, Woodhouse, on Tuesday at 11.10pm. READ...

Thursday, 15:46 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

9 things to do in Yorkshire over the May bank holiday weekend

The second bank holiday of the month is shortly upon us and with this comes the search for fun events and activities around Yorkshire. Yorkshire has a wide array of different events taking place throughout the region over the upcoming May bank holiday...

Thursday, 15:46 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

PICTURES: Two drivers injured in crash on busy Sheffield road

Two drivers have been injured in a crash on a busy Sheffield road. A red Toyota Yaris and a green Skoda Fabia were in collision on Manchester Road in Crosspool at 4pm yesterday. READ MORE: Teenager stabbed to death on Sheffield estate READ MORE:...

Thursday, 14:39 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Which Sheffield pub has been named as one of the very best in Britain?

A Sheffield city centre pub has been named one of the very best in Britain. The Botanist in Leopold Street was among a host of pubs and bars from across the country to taste success at a prestigious awards ceremony. The trendy watering hole was named...

Thursday, 14:26 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Warning to motorists after lorry collides with footbridge and sheds its load

Police have issued a warning to motorists heading towards Hull this afternoon. ​Drivers are advised that the A63 has been closed and will remain so until a shed-load of metal can be recovered from the carriageway. A lorry collided with a footbridge on...

Thursday, 14:26 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Britain's oldest person, South Yorkshire woman Bessie Camm dies at 113

A woman from South Yorkshire who was Britain's oldest person has died at the age of 113. Bessie Camm, who was alive during the reign of five monarchs and 21 prime ministers, was also the tenth oldest person in the world. The former nurse, who lived in...

Thursday, 13:41 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Rolex watch bought in Doncaster for £69 sells for £100,000 at auction

A Rolex watch bought in Doncaster more than 50 years ago for £69 has sold for a whopping £100,000 at auction. The exceptionally rare Rolex Submariner 5513 was snapped up at an auction in Wiltshire yesterday - after attracting bids from across the UK...

Thursday, 13:41 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Warning issued to Yorkshire motorists planning on getting away over bank holiday

Drivers are being advised to plan for delays on popular routes this weekend as the bank holiday coincides with the start of half term and a spell of warm weather. WEATHER: Bank holiday scorcher predicted for Yorkshire Between 15-20 million UK...

Thursday, 13:03 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Bank holiday scorcher predicted for Yorkshire

Get your shades, shorts, vests and barbecues at the ready. READ: How Yorkshire schools can issue £480 in fines for taking your children on holiday Yorkshire is set to enjoy the second scorching bank holiday weekend of the month over the coming days,...

Thursday, 12:27 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Panini World Cup sticker swap shop to be held in Doncaster this weekend

If you are collecting Panini World Cup stickers, there's an an event in Doncaster this weekend that could be right up your street. WHSmith in the Frenchgate Centre will be hosting a Panini World Cup Sticker Swap Shop when collectors can come along and...

Thursday, 11:44 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Don Your Way column: Why everyone should try working from home

As I sit down to pen this week’s column, things are slightly different than usual. Normally when it comes to crafting Don Your Way, I’m sat hunched over a keyboard five floors up in a rather non-descript office block grumbling to colleagues about the...

Thursday, 09:49 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster music studio to host open day for budding stars

A Doncaster music studio is to open its doors next month for an open day which will allow budding stars to get a glimpse of how to get a first foot on the ladder of the music industry. Supanova Studios in Armthorpe will be hosting the event on...

Thursday, 09:41 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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