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South Yorkshire child abuser Arshid Hussain found guilty of indecent assault on 13-year-old girl

South Yorkshire child abuser Arshid Hussain found guilty of indecent assault on 13-year-old girl

Arshid Hussain, who is already serving a 35-year sentence for 23 child sex offences, was this afternoon found guilty of a further count of indecent assault carried out against a 13-year-old girl. It took jurors at Sheffield Crown Court less than an...

59 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber
 

UK's highest fertility rate claimed by Barking and Dagenham borough

Barking and Dagenham has the highest fertility rate in the UK, new figures show. It is the fourth time in five years that the London borough has topped the rankings, according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). A rate of 2.47...

today, 17:36 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Jury sworn in trial of Sheffield denistry student accused of preparing terrorist acts

Jury sworn in trial of Sheffield denistry student accused of preparing terrorist acts

The jury have this afternoon been sworn in the trial of a Sheffield dentistry student accused of preparing terrorist acts and possessing terrorist materials including a book called 'How To Survive In The West'. The three-week trial for Mohammed Abbas...

today, 17:23 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

TV sports producer accused of sending lewd message to '13-year-old girl'

A television sports producer allegedly messaged that he "felt horny" to someone he thought was a 13-year-old girl, a court has heard. Kieran Creaven, 55, is accused of attempting to meet a child following grooming for a sexual purpose and of...

today, 16:08 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Thieves hunted over theft of motorbikes

Thieves hunted over theft of motorbikes

Five more motorbikes have been stolen in Sheffield. Last month, South Yorkshire Police warned of an increase in bike thefts, reporting 135 offences over three months alone. Since then the thefts have continued, with five recently reported, including...

today, 13:52 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Sheffield pupils comes face to feather with night owls

Sheffield pupils comes face to feather with night owls

The children of High Hazels Academy came face to feather with owls and other birds of prey last week when SMJ Falconry paid a visit to the Sheffield school. The visit came about after youngsters from the school’s reception and infants year groups...

today, 13:21 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Dozens of guns handed in at South Yorkshire police stations

Dozens of guns handed in at South Yorkshire police stations

Dozens of guns have been handed in at police stations across South Yorkshire over the last week. A 'surrender' scheme has been running in the county since last Monday, where anyone who hands in a gun or knife will not be prosecuted for possession....

today, 12:30 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
COLUMNIST: Diabetes costs the NHS £1.5m an hour!

COLUMNIST: Diabetes costs the NHS £1.5m an hour!

Over four million UK people have diabetes and many more are yet to be diagnosed as they are not aware they have the disease. That’s around six per cent of the population or one in every 16 people. So, even if you don’t have diabetes, you will probably...

today, 12:02 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Man jailed over robbery in Sheffield city centre

Man jailed over robbery in Sheffield city centre

A man has been jailed for over four years for a robbery in Sheffield city centre. Deroy Michael Thompson, aged 28 and formerly of Wulfric Place, Manor and 22-year-old Cyrus Scarborough, of Emerson Crescent, Parson Cross, befriended their victim on a...

today, 11:23 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Man jailed over robbery in Sheffield city centre

Man jailed over robbery in Sheffield city centre

A man has been jailed for over four years for a robbery in Sheffield city centre. Deroy Michael Thompson, aged 28 and formerly of Wulfric Place, Manor and 22-year-old Cyrus Scarborough, of Emerson Crescent, Parson Cross, befriended their victim on a...

today, 11:23 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Special Olympic double gold medalist dies outside Hillsborough after Sheffield Wednesday match

Special Olympic double gold medalist dies outside Hillsborough after Sheffield Wednesday match

Heartfelt tributes have been paid to a 'heroic and inspirational' Sheffield Wednesday fan who died outside Hillsborough stadium on Saturday. Leslie Martin, 34, passed away outside the ground after watching his beloved Wednesday draw 0-0 with Bristol...

today, 11:23 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
4X4 set alight after failed ram raid in Barnsley

4X4 set alight after failed ram raid in Barnsley

A 4X4 was torched after a failed ram raid in Barnsley last night. A gang of robbers drove a silver-blue Nissan X-Trail into Aldi in Barnsley Road, Goldthorpe, in an attempt to rip the cash machine from the wall. But after several failed attempts to...

today, 10:48 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Launch of service for Doncaster families affected by alcohol or drug abuse

Launch of service for Doncaster families affected by alcohol or drug abuse

Former Public Health Minister, Caroline Flint was on hand this week to launch the Families MOT – a new service for families affected by alcohol or drug misuse. The Family Moving On Together (MOT)programme gives Doncaster families a safe place to talk...

today, 10:24 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
A marathon effort in aid of Team Verrico

A marathon effort in aid of Team Verrico

Team Verrico founder Paul Verrico took on his biggest challenge to date to raise nearly £7,000 for the charity which he set up following the tragic death of his wife, Anna, 4 years ago. Paul said: “A few weeks before she died, Anna posted on social...

today, 09:43 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Teenage girl approached by stranger in Sheffield street

Teenage girl approached by stranger in Sheffield street

An investigation is underway after a man in a car pulled up next to a teenage girl in a Sheffield street. South Yorkshire Police said the man 'tried to engage the girl in conversation' before driving off when the teenager refused to speak to him....

today, 09:22 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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