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Multiple vehicles involved in crash on Woodhead Pass

A number of vehicles have been involved in a collision on the Woodhead Pass this evening. Highways England tweeted at 5pm that there has been a 'multi-vehicle road traffic collision'. READ MORE: BREAKING NEWS: Snake Pass closed due to serious crash No...

Monday, 17:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

BREAKING NEWS: Snake Pass closed due to serious crash

The Snake Pass has been closed this evening due to a serious crash. Highways England tweeted at 5pm that the road, which connects Sheffield and Manchester, is shut between Ladybower Reservoir and Glossop. No further details have been given at this...

Monday, 17:28 in Yorkshire & Humber

Backing for Sheffield city centre scheme that could 'support 7, 000 jobs'

A planned £500 million redevelopment of Sheffield city centre has been backed by Star readers - but many also say it is long overdue. Sheffield Council has unveiled a master plan entitled Heart of the City II that includes new shops, two hotels,...

Monday, 16:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

Doncaster rapist jailed again for using false name

A convicted rapist from Doncaster has been put behind bars again for using a false name and failing to notify police of a change of address. In 2004, Neil Guy was sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping and indecently assaulting a young girl. As...

Monday, 16:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Remembering the heroic Sheffield school children who tried to save airman after plane crash

The dramatic story of how a group of school children tried to rescue a dying airman from the wreck of a burning plane that crashed into a Sheffield park can be told for the first time today. The Star's recent coverage of an eyewitness account of the...

Monday, 15:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

Out of control Chinese space station hurtling towards Earth - but where will it crash?

An out of control Chinese space station is set to smash into Earth - with space experts unsure where it will land. The Tiangong-1 module is set to come crashing down to Earth in a fireball that could scatter debris over thousands of kilometres. The...

Monday, 13:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Doncaster woman wins trip to Orlando on Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

A Doncaster woman is preparing for the trip of a lifetime after winning a trip to Orlando on Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway TV show. Foster carer Janice Jinks won a ‘place on the plane’ during the happiest minute of the week as part of the...

Monday, 12:07 in Yorkshire & Humber

Doncaster woman can reveal dark secrets, through handwriting analysis

In her time, Jean Elliott has helped to identify perpetrators of crime, revealed people’s darkest secrets, and uncovered clients’health issues, all by detailed analysis of handwriting and well researched interpretations. “Your handwriting occurs...

Monday, 12:07 in Yorkshire & Humber

Doncaster to host two day town centre Oktoberfest beer festival

Doncaster is set to host a huge two-day Oktoberfest beer festival later this year. Doncaster will be awash with Bavarian brews, oompah bands and much more on October 12-13 with Sir Nigel Gresley Square the venue for the celebrations. Oktoberfest...

Monday, 11:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

Don Your Way column: How the magic and fun soon wears off

It won’t entirely surprise you that this week’s meadnerings will be focusing on the dreaded s-word that we’ve all come to know and hate over the past few weeks. If you’ve had your fill of hearing about snow and ice, don’t stop reading just yet...

Monday, 11:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

City theatre promises to contact customers after comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd dies ahead of Sheffield show

A Sheffield theatre has promised to contact all customers after comic legend Sir Ken Dodd's death ahead of a show he was due to play in the city this summer. The star's death at the age of 90 was announced in the early hours of today - with the...

Monday, 10:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

White Easter? More snow on the way and it could hit our bank holiday celebrations

Another icy cold snap is heading our way and could even result in many parts of the county experiencing a white Easter. £1.7m bill to repair potholes in Leeds but more cash needed for crumbling roads The fresh blast of wintry weather is thought to be...

Monday, 10:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

Couple scoop lottery rollover jackpot

Fun for all the family is promised at a North Lincolnshire hospice’s ‘Easter Eggstravaganza’ on Saturday March 31. The event, which will feature an Easter egg hunt, a kid’s ‘cake off’, bouncy castle and lots of entertainment and games, will take place...

Monday, 09:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

Doncaster boxing academy is proving to be a knockout with kids

A boxing gym focussed on giving youngsters a fighting chance at a successful future is proving how it’s changing the lives of children and teens outside the ring. Coaches at Almonds Boxing Academy in Thorne are committed to getting youngsters off the...

Monday, 09:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

Well-known Doncaster market sweet shop owner dies

One of Doncaster's best known market stall holders has died after a lengthy illness. Harold Armitage, who ran sweet stalls in Doncaster Market for a number of years, died last month at the age of 79. Known as The Sweet Man, Mr Armitage was a familiar...

Monday, 09:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

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