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Warning over Yorkshire water usage as rain-free heatwave sees surge in demand

As the current heatwave continues to bring warm weather and bright skies, it also brings a surge in the demand for water. However, Yorkshire Water has recently revealed that daily water consumption has increased by up to an extra 200 million litres,...

4 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

5 Minutes With: Meet the prom queen of Doncaster

Since opening her dress shop three years ago in Doncaster, former health worker Alison Peddis has become so involved with the pageant world that she is now the official dress partner to Miss England 2018 and has judged at both regional heats and this...

4 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster pop star Louis Tomlinson in football shirt pledge for autism charity

Doncaster pop star Louis Tomlinson has pledged his support for an autism charity - by agreeing to sign a special football shirt. The soccer-mad One Direction star has shown his backing for nationwide organisation Shining Stars, which helps young...

4 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Sheffield students’ outstanding success celebrated at awards ceremony

The outstanding successes of Sheffield College students and apprentices have been celebrated at a high profile ceremony in the city. Fifty-two learners were nominated for a total of 14 awards after being selected by teaching staff from around 16,000...

4 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

8 dream jobs currently up for grabs in Yorkshire

Take the leap and go after your dream career with one of these exciting roles currently up for grabs in Yorkshire. Who knows, it could be just what you've been searching for. Gelato Artist, Amorino Are you an ice cream aficionado? This exciting role...

4 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Yorkshire Bishop John Sentamu shows off World Cup spirit on Twitter during England v Columbia

Yorkshire Bishop John Sentamu took to Twitter last night during the World Cup game to show his passionate support for England, who played against Columbia. He first tweeted before the game began, expressing his support for the team, before continuing...

4 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Prom Pictures: Doncaster students celebrate in style

In Pictures: NDFP-Doncaster Prom Pics Students from Doncaster dressed up in all their finery and partied the night away at their end of year prom. Students at the Sir Thomas Wharton Acadmey enjoyed a glittering night at the Keepmoat Stadium with many...

4 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Police officer who hit and killed Sheffield pensioner while over speed limit to face no charges due to lack...

A police officer who knocked over and killed a pensioner has avoided criminal charges after it was ruled the device that clocked him driving at 42mph in a 30mph zone cannot be used as evidence. Leslie Bingham, aged 73, was hit by a marked police...

4 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

7 dream jobs currently up for grabs in Sheffield

Fed up with your job? Make a change and dive into your dream career with one of these exciting roles currently up for grabs in Sheffield. Dog Sitter, HouseMyDog Perfect for anyone who loves dogs, this role will allow you to enjoy their furry company...

4 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Incredible scenes in Doncaster as England fans celebrate Colombia win

This was the incredible scene in Doncaster town centre last night as hundreds of England fans celebrated the Three Lions' thrilling penalty shoot-out win over Colombia. There were jubilant scenes as scores of fans decked out in red and white drank,...

4 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

'There's only two Harry Kanes!' South Yorkshire England hero lookalike confuses fans

He's the England hero lighting up the World Cup - but Three Lions skipper Harry Kane has a South Yorkshire double that's causing confusion in local pubs. James Bell is regularly confused with the Spurs ace who has captivated football fans around the...

4 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Support growing for Sheffield City Region of Culture bid

Business, community and civic leaders have backed a proposal for the Sheffield City Region to bid for UK City of Culture status. Prior to his election as Sheffield City Region mayor in May, Barnsley Central MP Dan Jarvis MBE outlined plans to put...

4 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Sheffield graduate wins national teacher of the year award

A Sheffield Hallam University graduate from has won the prestigious Silver Pearson Teaching Award for ‘outstanding new teacher of the year.’ Charlotte Grace, who teaches science at Outwood Academy Shafton, in Barnsley, was trained at the University’s...

4 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Why are we overfed but undernourished?

Obesity is once again in the headlines with yet more upsetting and worrying statistics that give much food for thought. Research shows that by 2030, around 50% of UK adults could be obese. But how did we get to this point? Our Western diet is low in...

4 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

South Yorkshire hospice banner attacked by vandals

Heartless vandals have scrawled graffiti across a banner advertising events to support a children’s hospice. Staff and users of Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice were shocked by the vandalism near Manvers Lake, Rotherham. The 12 by three metres banner,...

4 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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