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Tina Turner remembers Sheffield concert that was her last-ever show

Singer Tina Turner has spoken about her 'wonderful' final gig - a concert at Sheffield Arena almost a decade ago - as a new stage production is launched about her life. Tina: The Musical has opened at the Aldwych Theatre in London, and tells the...

yesterday, 18:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

WATCH: Kelly Brewster’s niece performs moving dance routine on Britain's Got Talent audition

The niece of Kelly Brewster – the Sheffield woman killed in last year’s bomb at Manchester Arena – will appear on Britain's Got Talent tonight performing a powerful dance routine. RISE, the dance troupe including 13-year-old Hollie Booth, perform an...

yesterday, 18:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

REVEALED: The 26 new ‘alphabet’ 10p coins - which are the most rare and valuable ones?

GALLERY: The 26 new 'alphabet' 10p coins you should look out for Sheffield shoppers should start checking their change after a range of new ‘alphabet’ 10p coins were released by The Royal Mint. The 10p coins are a new collection of ‘Quintessentially...

yesterday, 10:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield DJ speaks out over suicidal feelings before undergoing gender reassignment

BBC DJ Stephanie Hirst has told of the "utter hell" she went through before undergoing gender reassignment. Hirst, 42, formerly known as Simon, began hosting a daytime show on BBC Radio Leeds earlier this month. "I wouldn't want to get...

yesterday, 08:28 in Yorkshire & Humber

Brews with benefits: the health-boosting perks of a good cuppa

Widely known as a tea-drinking nation, here in Britain we're extremely partial to a good cuppa. But with the likes of black tea, green tea and other blends having a natural caffeine content, the beverage has often come under scrutiny as being bad for...

yesterday, 07:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

EXCLUSIVE: ‘I’m banned from getting health care I desperately need’

A man who tried to take his own life just by jumping in front of a train says he has been left to fend for himself after being banned from receiving medical care by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. Kyle Timms, aged 30, was hit by a train at Woolley Wood...

Friday, 18:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield tree felling cost police £47K in overtime in less than a month

Additional policing to cover campaigners attempting to prevent  controversial tree felling in Sheffield cost South Yorkshire Police £47,000 in overtime in less than a month, the force has revealed. Speaking at a meeting called by STAG (Sheffield Tree...

Friday, 18:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

South Yorkshire man jailed for sexually assaulting two young girls

A South Yorkshire man provided two girls, the youngest of whom was just 12-years-old, with alcohol before sexually assaulting them when he believed them to be in a vulnerable state, a court heard. Richard Ball was put behind bars for 18 months during...

Friday, 18:16 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield woman who set fire to own flat block to get revenge on neighbour is JAILED

A Sheffield woman has been jailed for over three-years for starting a blaze at her upstairs neighbour's flat, hours after the pair got into an argument. Judge Michael Slater sentenced Nicola Machin to 42 months in prison for the shocking arson attack,...

Friday, 16:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

'Only the Conservatives can beat Labour in South Yorkshire' - Ian Walker on mayoral ambitions for the county

Ian Walker is not phased by the challenge he faces running for South Yorkshire mayor despite being a Conservative from Sheffield. In the ‘People’s Republic of South Yorkshire’ as it was once coined, it's Labour through and through. Every MP was...

Friday, 16:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

Prolific Sheffield drug dealer put behind bars again

A prolific Sheffield drug dealer, previously sentenced to over 20 years in prison for the supply of Class A's, has been taken off the streets once more after police caught him selling heroin. During a hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday,...

Friday, 16:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

Yorkshire local elections: Sheffield City Region candidates reveal how they’d fix devolution deadlock

Six candidates vying to be South Yorkshire’s first directly-elected mayor have faced off at a hustings in Sheffield. Rob Parsons watched the debate unfold. Sunshine poured in through the windows of the training centre in Sheffield, a stone’s throw...

Friday, 14:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Men accused of using gun to make threats in Sheffield on same night as Rotherham stabbing

Two men have been charged with using a gun to make threats in Sheffield as well as stabbing a man in Rotherham. Aaron Casey, aged 24, and Louis Barker, 26, were arrested after a 19-year-old man was pulled from a car and stabbed in his back in...

Friday, 13:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield school issues warning about flasher

A Sheffield school has issued a warning about a flasher spotted this afternoon. South Yorkshire Police said reports of the man exposing himself in Cat Lane woods, Heeley, were received at 12.30pm today. CRIME: No link to shooting and stabbing close to...

Friday, 13:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man arrested over stabbing in Sheffield house

A man has been arrested over a stabbing at a house in Sheffield. The 34-year-old was quizzed by officers following an attack at a property in Nottingham Street, Burngreave, at 4.55am on Tuesday. CRIME: Police chiefs insist Sheffield remains safest...

Friday, 13:22 in Yorkshire & Humber

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