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Labour to 'continue offer of support' to Sheffield Hallam MP Jared O’Mara

Labour is to offer “continued support” to Sheffield Hallam MP Jared O’Mara after he quit the party with a surprise announcement. Just nine days after being re-instated to the party following his suspension for posting offensive online comments years...

yesterday, 21:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

Garage demolition application submitted to make way for student flats

Plans have now been submitted to demolish a city centre garage to make way for student accommodation. Luke Milner from Torsion Group has made the application to planning officials at Sheffield City Council, to demolish the Bailey Street Garage. “The...

yesterday, 19:03 in Yorkshire & Humber

Plans submitted to demolish dangerous city centre building

An application has been submitted to Sheffield City Council for permission to demolish a dangerous building to the north of the city centre. The structure, part of the Saunders and Co building in Snow Lane, is too dangerous to repair and risks a...

yesterday, 19:03 in Yorkshire & Humber

WATCH: Anti-terror police issue advice to South Yorkshire holidaymakers

As holidaymakers in South Yorkshire prepare for their summer breaks, police have issued advice on what tourists should do if they are caught up in an terror attack. Counter Terrorism Policing - in association with the Foreign Office and ABTA – The...

yesterday, 18:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man to stand trial accused of sexually assaulting Sheffield police officer

A man is due to stand trial accused of attempting to sexually assault an on-duty police officer in Sheffield, after he denied the charge in court. Luca Jelic appeared at Sheffield Crown Court on Thursday, July 13 for a plea hearing, charged with...

yesterday, 16:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Doncaster man's body found months after his death

A Doncaster man may have died nine months before his body was found in his home in the town, it is feared. The man, named locally as John Ainley, was found in his rented terraced home in Cunningham Road, Hyde Park, on Friday, according to an estate...

yesterday, 16:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Pedestrian seriously inured in attack after collision in Sheffield

A pedestrian was seriously injured in an attack after he was involved in a collision in Sheffield. The 25-year-old man was attacked in St George's Close, Netherthorpe, after being struck by a car beforehand. READ MORE: Domestic violence victim tells...

yesterday, 16:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Half of children taught at home don’t get a suitable education

More and more children are being educated at home – but only half of them are getting proper tuition from mum and dad. There are currently 513 Sheffield kids learning with parents and over the past 10 years, the number has increased annually both...

yesterday, 16:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Weather watchers looking ahead to winter to protect homeless people

Sheffield may be in the grip of a heatwave but plans are already underway to protect homeless people if it’s a severe winter. The council operates a Weather Watch system which ensures no one has to sleep on the streets in very bad weather. Overnight...

yesterday, 16:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

VIDEO: Watch sickening moment man is whacked three times with wooden plank outside Sheffield club

This is the sickening moment a yob whacks a plank of wood three times over a cowering man in broad daylight outside a Sheffield club. Violence erupted outside Southey Social Club at about 5.15pm yesterday just as the World Cup Final match was being...

yesterday, 16:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Celebration of Doncaster hospital’s proud history

It’s fitting that we have just celebrated the NHS’s 70th anniversary in the same month as Doncaster Royal Infirmary (DRI) has clocked up a magnificent 150 years of care, treating innumerable patients in that time, with countless local people having...

yesterday, 16:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Union suspends strike pending talks in driver-only trains row

A planned strike in the long-running dispute over the role of guards on trains has been called off. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union on Arriva Rail North were due to walk out for 24 hours on July 21. It would have been the...

yesterday, 11:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

Tree planting scheme for schoolchildren in Sheffield

Schoolchildren from across the Sheffield City Region have been invited to plant trees to mark the hundredth anniversary of the end of the First World W Mayor of the Sheffield City Region, Dan Jarvis, has teamed up with the Woodland Trust to write to...

yesterday, 11:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

Rolls-Royce unveils flying taxi that can do 250mph and take off vertically

A flying taxi concept has been unveiled by engine maker Rolls-Royce. The hybrid vehicle could transport five passengers at speeds of 250mph for up to 500 miles without being recharged, the company said. Its concept electric vertical take-off and...

yesterday, 11:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

GRAPHIC IMAGES: Sheffield woman slashed by best friend during sex game

A Sheffield woman has been left scarred for life after she was slashed with a knife during a sex game with her best friend. Sarah Holden, aged 25, was tied to a bed by 26-year old Shaunna Littlewood who then drove a kitchen knife into her chest whilst...

yesterday, 11:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

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