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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Calls for 'disgusting' mountain of mess to be cleared up at Sheffield car park

This is the fly-infested mountain of mess that greets motorists using a car park every day close to Sheffield city centre. Tonnes of litter - including needles, furniture, suit cases, TVs and fridges - is piled high at the Chatham Street Car Park...

13 June 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

ON THIS DAY: 2003: Arctic Monkeys play first ever gig at Sheffield pub - listen to it here

On this day fifteen years ago, Sheffield's Arctic Monkeys fired up their amps live for the very first time. The date was June 13, 2003. And little did the crowd of unsuspecting punters know that Sheffield’s intimate music venue The Grapes was about to...

13 June 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Sheffield children's football league scoops top honour at glittering bash

A Sheffield junior sports league has scooped a top award at a glittering bash for its charity work. The Sheffield and District Junior Sunday League, which co-ordinates football for thousands of young footballers across the city, won gold at the Sports...

13 June 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Father’s Day 2018: What inspired this annual tradition and where it is celebrated?

Father’s day is soon upon us and with this will come the last-minute induced panic from those who have forgotten to pick up a card or present to mark this occasion. But where did the annual tradition of father’s day come from and why do we celebrate...

13 June 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Could you eat this £15 belly-busting breakfast that's defeating diners at a Doncaster cafe?

This huge belly-busting breakfast is defeating diners at a Doncaster cafe - with nobody managing to polish if off. The terrifying Terminator 2 fry-up has seen off a string of contenders who have dared to take on the challenge at Shepherd's Place Farm...

13 June 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Storm Hector set to batter Yorkshire with up to 70mph gales

The Met Office have just issued a yellow warning of wind, as Storm Hector is set to bring strong gales to various parts of northern England, including Yorkshire. Storm Hector is set to bring a spell of extremely windy weather to the region between...

13 June 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Nominations of most caring Doncaster hospital staff needed now

Calling all people whose stay in hospital was made much more bearable by a kind and helpful member of staff, who went out of their way to help you feel comfortable. Nominations are needed from the public to celebrate the best staff at Doncaster and...

13 June 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Sheffield city centre bar set to be re-branded with extended opening hours

A Sheffield city centre bar which has changed hands several times in recent months could be set for a new lease of life - with extended opening hours. Edward's opened its doors on Glossop Road in October last year and was being billed by the owners as...

13 June 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster air hostess bids for Miss England crown after showing off baking skills

A Doncaster air hostess is hoping to fly high and grab the Miss England crown after rising to the top by showcasing her baking skills. Teenager Keira Ensall-Brennan has made it to the semi-finals of the glittering pageant after baking a cake for the...

13 June 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Thousands spent on fire services to move obese people

Thousands of pounds have been spent on fire services helping to move obese people in Humberside over five years. And the number of cases nationwide nearly doubled over the same period, with unions saying ambulance staff and equipment are being pushed...

13 June 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Head teacher's pride at OBE as five in Doncaster honoured

A long-serving Doncaster headteacher and a veteran worker at Doncaster Royal Infirmary are among those recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Steve Leone. who was until recently the headteacher at Stone Hill School, in Scawsby, is to become an...

13 June 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Demolition work well underway to create new homes for people with dementia

Demolition work is well under way at the former Intermediate Care Home on Warwick Road in Scunthorpe – to make way for a proposed unique extra care scheme that will see 25 new two-bed apartments built for people with dementia – in a £4.5 investment....

13 June 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Duo who ram-raided Doncaster supermarket still on the loose

A duo who ram-raided a Doncaster supermarket before fleeing with a stash of mobile phones are still at large. Two men used a black BMW to ram through shutters at the Tesco store in Edenthorpe on Friday, June 1, at about 3am. READ MORE: Man armed with...

13 June 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Owners of Sheffield fitness shop given suspended sentences for selling illegal steroids

Two men running a Sheffield fitness and supplement shop sold illegal steroids over the counter, and were found to be storing thousands of pounds of the performance-enhancing substance at the premises, a court heard. Sheffield Crown Court was told how...

12 June 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Teen pleads not guilty to murder of Sheffield toddler

A Sheffield teenager accused of murdering a 22-month-old tot denied the charge during a court hearing held today. Martin Johnson, 19, pleaded not guilty to the murder of Erin Tomkins during a hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court. Johnson, of Leighton...

12 June 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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