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Sheffield's newest school celebrates positive Ofsted inspection report

Pupils, parents and staff at one of Sheffield's newest schools are celebrating after receiving a positive report from Ofsted inspectors. Oasis Academy Don Valley, in Darnall, has been given a good judgement following a visit from the education...

today, 10:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

'We're so sad she's not going to be with us': Tramlines boss Timm Cleasby on Sheffield festival's tributes...

"The last time I spoke to her was just over a week before she passed." Timm Cleasby, operations boss of Sheffield's Tramlines music festival which returns on Friday for its 10th edition, is recalling his final conversation with Sarah Nulty,...

today, 07:28 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield infant school prepares for expansion into primary to cope with demand on places

A Sheffield school is about to enter a new era as it expands into a primary to meet an increase in demand on places. Clifford C of E Infant School will become a primary school in September and will open under the new name Clifford All Saints C of E...

yesterday, 17:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

THE STAR SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Photos of our 30 shortlisted firms

IN PICTURES: THE STAR SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS SHORTLIST Feast your eyes on 30 of the best businesses in Sheffield - as the countdown to the ceremony begins. They are the elite few shortlisted in our Small Business Awards, sponsored by Shorts Chartered...

yesterday, 17:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield MP Jared O'Mara cuts back work in Westminster on doctor's orders days after quitting Labour

The controversial Sheffield MP Jared O'Mara has restricted his parliamentary duties on medical advice - days after resigning from the Labour Party and opting to continue sitting as an independent. O'Mara, who represents Sheffield Hallam, said he would...

yesterday, 17:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

Former Ofsted chief praises Sheffield schools organisation as 'standard bearer for partnerships'

A former chief of Ofsted has praised a school organisation for helping to improve the outcomes of Sheffield children. Christine Gilbert said Learn Sheffield was a 'thriving' local area partnership and is doing 'terrific work' for the children and...

yesterday, 17:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

This is what the weather is set to be like over the school summer holidays in Sheffield

With the schools set to break up next week, the question many people will be asking is: what will the weather be like during the summer break? Although the weather in the past few weeks has been unusually warm and bright, with record-breaking...

yesterday, 17:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

Talks underway for permanent memorial to Sheffield's Tramlines co-founder Sarah Nulty

Plans are in the works for a permanent memorial in honour of Sarah Nulty, co-founder of Sheffield's Tramlines Festival who died recently aged just 36. Tributes have poured in to Sarah - who was instrumental in the festival's launch in 2009, later...

yesterday, 17:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

Year-on-year decline in Sheffield Hallam University applications

The number of people applying to study at Sheffield Hallam University has fallen in each of the last five years, figures reveal. Statistics revealed using the Freedom of Information Act showed 63, 385 people applied to study there in the 2013/14...

yesterday, 12:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

Speed limits around roadworks on South Yorkshire motorways set to increase

Drivers could be allowed to travel faster through roadworks on motorways in South Yorkshire during quiet days such as Sundays. Highways England revealed it is going to test varying the speed limits from 50mph up to 60mph in a bid to reduce drivers'...

yesterday, 12:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

Trio arrested after car chase in Sheffield

Three people were arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary following a car chase in Sheffield. A 27-year-old man needed hospital treatment for an injured hand after confronting several people attempting to burgle his home in Maple Leaf Way,...

yesterday, 08:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

HEATWAVE: South Yorkshire residents urged to be 'water wise' as hosepipe ban hits north west

South Yorkshire residents are being urged to use less water during the hot weather - but there are currently no plans for a hosepipe ban in the county. United Utilities has announced a hosepipe ban from August 5 that will affect about seven million...

yesterday, 08:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Seek out the spooky during ghost night at Sheffield's National Emergency Services Museum

People in Sheffield are being invited to seek out the spooky at a paranormal event due to be held at the 19th century building that is now home to the National Emergency Services Museum. When it was built in 1898, the building was one of Yorkshire's...

Monday, 18:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

VIDEO: Police confirm man suffered head injury in violent wooden plank attack outside Sheffield club

Police have confirmed a man who was hit repeatedly with a wooden plank outside a Sheffield club needed hospital treatment for a head injury. Violence erupted outside Southey Social Club at about 5.15pm yesterday just as the World Cup Final match was...

Monday, 18:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

Bleak Practice - David Bocking looks at why rangers are changing perceptions of a Peak area

In Pictures: Bleak Practice Bleaklow is famous for being bleak. “An inhospitable wilderness of peat bogs over which progress on foot is very arduous,” said the famous walking writer Alfred Wainwright in 1968. “Nobody loves Bleaklow. All who get on it...

Monday, 18:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

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