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IN PICTURES: Veterans march through Sheffield to mark Armed Forces Day

Applause rang out as former servicemen and women marched through the city to mark Sheffield Armed Forces and Veterans Day. An appreciative crowd cheered veterans and the cadets accompanying them on the short parade as the city honoured the sacrifices...

yesterday, 15:35 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield's new Tube-style bus map defended after being branded 'farcically bad'

A new Tube-style bus map for Sheffield has been defended after a transport blogger branded it 'farcically bad'. The map, drawn up to help passengers navigate their way around the city, highlights high frequency services and major junctions where...

yesterday, 15:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Metal drain covers 'being stolen from streets across Sheffield'

Metal drain covers are being stolen from streets across Sheffield, it is understood, after suspected thieves were caught on camera. Two men were captured on CCTV ripping up grates in High Green yesterday afternoon and shoving them in the back of an...

yesterday, 13:49 in Yorkshire & Humber

Knife seized by police at home in Sheffield

This is the latest weapon to be seized by police in Sheffield, as the crackdown on knife crime in the city continues. Officers found the knife at a home in Burngreave yesterday afternoon and said they were able to confiscate it as residents there are...

yesterday, 13:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Revealed: How Doncaster's new University Technical College could look

This is how the planned Doncaster University Technical College could look when it opens in two years time. The pictures have been drawn up by architects for Doncaster Chamber, which has been leading the bid for the college which was given the go-ahead...

yesterday, 08:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

Rare coins among loot found stashed in hedge on South Yorkshire street

Rare coins were among a haul of stolen goods found hidden in a hedge on a street in Rotherham. A silver Churchill coin, a silver Stockton-on-Tees railway centenary coin and a silver George VI coin dated 1951 were discovered stashed in a bush in...

yesterday, 08:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

PICTURED: Moment boy hurls bricks at police car in Sheffield

This is the shocking moment a boy lobbed two bricks at a police car in Sheffield, smashing the windscreen. Police released the pictures after the young culprit, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was caught and brought to justice. The boy was...

yesterday, 07:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

'Monster' jailed for 12 years for rape and sexual abuse of children he lured to Doncaster golf course

A man lured three young children to a Doncaster golf course, where he filmed himself carrying out a string of sickening sex offences including the rape of a seven-year-old boy, a court heard. During a hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday,...

Friday, 16:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

Best friend of Sheffield's tragic Jarvin Blake pleads guilty to drug dealing charges

The best friend of Sheffield stabbing victim Jarvin Blake, who was also attacked on the night the young father died, has pleaded guilty to drug dealing charges. A court heard how Declan Maw was with the dad-of-three on the night he was attacked in at...

Friday, 14:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Health bosses to pilot Doncaster treatment centre for male cancers in a bid to improve survival rates

Health bosses are setting up a pioneering treatment centre for male cancers in a bid to improve survival rates. The centre, which will be based at the Doncaster Royal Infirmary, will allow patients with suspected prostate cancer to have medical tests...

Friday, 13:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield patients pleased with their hospital care according to survey

A national survey of hospital inpatients carried out in 2017 by the Care Quality Commission has found that patients at Sheffield’s hospitals are pleased with the care they receive and in many areas the care was rated as ‘better than the national...

Friday, 12:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield residents flee burning home after arson attack

Sheffield residents were forced to flee their burning home after an arson attack last night. Yobs struck at a property in Langsett Road, Hillsborough, at about 10.45pm. VIDEO AND PICTURES: Huge plumes of black smoke spotted as fire rages near...

Friday, 12:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Parents praise Sheffield school rated 'good' by Ofsted inspectors

A primary school in Sheffield has maintained its positive rating after visit from inspectors. Hallam Primary School, in Fulwood, has kept its good judgement, the first short inspection from Ofsted since it was given it in September 2013. Headteacher...

Friday, 12:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield nightclub boss Peter Stringfellow laid to rest at 'woodland burial site'

Sheffield-born 'King of Clubs' Peter Stringfellow has been laid to rest at a woodland burial site followed by a star-studded wake at his West End nightclub. National newspapers are reporting that the nightclub owner - who died after a cancer battle...

Friday, 12:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police issue URGENT warning over 'Still Damp' fraudster targeting homes in Sheffield

A fraudster claiming to deal with damp problems is targeting homes in Sheffield, according to police. South Yorkshire Police have warned that the young man has been approaching residents in their homes, claiming to be from a company called 'Still...

Friday, 12:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

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