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Woodhead Pass between Sheffield and Manchester CLOSED

A major road between Sheffield and Manchester is closed tonight. The A628 Woodhead Pass is closed between the A616 Flouch Roundabout and the A57 junction at the Gun Inn pub due to roadworks being carried out by Highways England. READ MORE: Follow our...

today, 20:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

Masked men steal cigarettes and meat in raid on Sheffield supermarket

A gang of masked men armed with crowbars broke into a Sheffield supermarket and stole cigarettes and meat. An eyewitness said the Co-op store, Manor Park, was targeted by thieves at around 2am on Tuesday. The man, who did not want to be named, said...

today, 19:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

Government tells Sheffield City Region leaders to ‘get on’ with devolution in South Yorkshire

A Government minister has once again told political leaders in South Yorkshire that the Sheffield City Region devolution deal must be up and running before any future ‘One Yorkshire’ settlement is considered. Secretary of State for Housing,...

today, 18:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield bus services to be diverted due to roadworks

Bus services will be diverted in Sheffield next week while roadworks are carried out. Redmires Road will be closed between the junctions of Pitchford Lane/Sandygate Road and The Ridge for roadworks on Monday, November 26, between 9.30am and 3.30pm....

today, 17:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

Driver's lucky escape after car crashes through fence in wet and icy conditions on Woodhead Pass

A driver had a lucky escape after skidding off a major road between Sheffield and Manchester in the wet and icy weather. South Yorkshire Police Operational Support said they were called to the A628 Woodhead Pass after a BMW 3 Series crashed through a...

today, 17:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

Delta Academies Trust completes takeover of Mexborough School

Mexborough School’s take-over by the Delta Academies Trust has been completed – with a deal on funding its PFI Payments agreed. The school is now run by the trust, after concerns over Private Finance Initiative payments agreements had initially...

today, 16:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield rail misery: no end in sight to disruption caused by leaves on the line

Leaves on the line are causing misery for rail passengers in Sheffield, with no end in sight to the disruption. Northern says dozens of carriages have been rendered out of action this week after their wheels were damaged by fallen leaves. This has led...

today, 16:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

EXCLUSIVE: These exciting new improvements are coming to Meadowhall SOON

Improvements to the existing Meadowhall centre are planned in the meantime while the £300m Leisure Hall is reviewed. As exclusively revealed by The Star plans for Meadowhall’s £300 million new Leisure Hall are under review and going back to the...

today, 16:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

What next for Meadowhall’s £300 million ‘Leisure Hall’ plan?

Plans for Meadowhall’s proposed £300 million ‘Leisure Hall’ have been put under review. As exclusively revealed by The Star the plans for the huge extension have gone back to the drawing board. Claire Barber, head of central London retail and...

today, 15:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

MP attacks Government teacher pay plans amid school funding crisis in Sheffield

A Sheffield MP has attacked Government plans which she claims will give almost two-thirds of city teachers a pay cut. Sheffield Heeley MP Louise Haigh claims more than 2,700 teachers are facing another pay cut in the city this year. It comes after...

today, 15:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

Doncaster Food & Wine shop licence under threat over ‘selling smuggled alcohol’

A Doncaster shop could lose its licence to sell alcohol after council officers said the store had ‘smuggled’ booze with foreign labelling on its premises.  A Doncaster shop could lose its licence to sell alcohol after council officers said the store...

today, 14:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

Meadowhall’s £300 million leisure extension delayed as plans go back to the drawing board

A planned £300 million extension at Meadowhall shopping centre has been put under review amid huge upheaval in the retail sector. British Land, the site's joint owner, has taken the 'Leisure Hall' back to the drawing board in a bid to cut the number...

today, 14:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

Major Sheffield road to be closed for roadworks

A major road on the outskirts of Sheffield will be closed while it is resurfaced. Sheffield Council contractor Streets Ahead said the A57 Beighton Flyover will be closed overnight until November 21. READ MORE: Lives put at risk by laser pen shone at...

today, 14:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police and Doncaster prisons in bid to stop drugs and phones getting behind bars

Police officers in Doncaster are waging war against criminals supplying drugs, weapons and mobile phones to inmates in the town’s prisons. According to South Yorkshire Police figures, 202 mobile phones were seized after being smuggled into or thrown...

today, 14:03 in Yorkshire & Humber

Rogue landlord forced to close down rat infested homes in Rotherham

A rogue landlord has been forced to close down two rat infested homes he owns Rotherham after they were deemed ‘unfit’ for habitation. The landlord, who rents out properties in Lindley Street, Eastwood, were told they were unfit to be lived in because...

today, 13:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

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