McLaren factory plan submitted

A plan has been submitted for McLaren’s supercar factory on the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Rotherham.

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Wentworth Woodhouse.

South Yorkshire MP welcomes sale of historic statley home

A South Yorkshire MP has welcomed news that the future of a huge stately home - believed to be the largest house in Britain - has been secured in a £7 million deal.
Stallholders at a previous street market.

Dates announced for popular Sheffield street markets

The popular Crookes Street Market is set to return on three occasions this year.

Angela Smith, Penistone and Stocksbridge MP

South Yorkshire MP calls for fairer funding as many schools face budget cuts

A South Yorkshire MP has called for fairer funding across all schools in the region.

Burglars targeting two Sheffield suburbs in crime wave

Burglars are targeting households in Hillsborough and Crookes.

The new 12-sided 1 coin.

South Yorkshire residents to get first look at new 12-sided £1 coin today

A new 12-sided £1 coin comes into circulation today in the hope of clamping down on counterfeits.


South Yorkshire residents could no longer get access to 'low-priority' items such as travel vaccinations on NHS

Travel vaccinations, gluten-free foods and omega-3 supplements may no longer be available to South Yorkshire residents on the NHS under major cost-cutting plans.

Barber Street, Hoyland. Picture: Google

South Yorkshire residents hit by power cut

Properties in part of Barnsley have been hit by a power cut this morning.

Sheffield's assay master Ashley Carson - who has been at the assay office for 40 years, and master for 25 - for a Star Interview feature spread about his work, the changing city, the assay Office and what the future holds.

Star Interview with Richard Blackledge: Assay Master’s 40 years with Sheffield’s hallmark of quality

From sweeping the car park at Sheffield’s Assay Office to taking one of the city’s most historic titles, Ashley Carson worked his way to the top in time-honoured fashion.

Sir George Buckley, the new chairman of Stanley Black and Decker.

Sir George Buckley inspires new apprentice scheme in Sheffield

The world’s biggest tool company, Stanley Black & Decker, which has a factory in Rotherham, has joined forces with the University of Sheffield to launch a apprenticeship in honour of its new chairman, Sheffield-born Sir George Buckley.

Sheffield singer Joe Cocker’s 240-acre dream home still on the market

Sheffield singer Joe Cocker’s 240-acre dream home still on the market

Mad Dog Ranch was the late Sheffield singer Joe Cocker’s dream home.

Billy Sharp and Chris Wilder

Sheffield United: Boss and skipper reveal off-licence secrets behind Blades’ surge to top of League One

It was a clear, sunny August day in South East London and as the smell of marijuana floated gently across the press box at The Den, Sheffield United’s season went from bad to worse in the blink of an eye.

Sheffield Wednesday v Cardiff City U 23's
Wednesday's Lewis McGugan loses out

Why was Lewis McGugan back in a Sheffield Wednesday shirt at Hillsborough?

There was the rare sighting of Lewis McGugan in a Sheffield Wednesday shirt yesterday as the midfielder turned out for the development side at Hillsborough.

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Chris Wilder and Billy Sharp

Sheffield United: ‘Last seven games are biggest since Premier League’ says boss Chris Wilder

Chris Wilder has insisted Sheffield United’s supporters can help them over the line for promotion after admitting that his club’s seven remaining games are probably their biggest in a decade.

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Jack Parkinson-Blackburn

Sheffield Tigers: Debut was major learning curve for Parkinson-Blackburn

Sheffield Tigers youngster Jack Parkinson-Blackburn admits his club debut was a massive learning curve.

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Republic of Ireland goalkeepers Keiren Westwood (right) and Darren Randolph

Sheffield Wednesday keeper Westwood likely to get chance to stake claim for Republic of Ireland place

Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Keiren Westwood will tonight be given the opportunity to show that he can be the Republic of Ireland’s number one choice as goalkeeper.

Win! Tickets for Sheffield’s spectacular Festival of the Dead

Win! Tickets for Sheffield’s spectacular Festival of the Dead

Festival Of The Dead will debut its deathly fiesta in Sheffield on Saturday April 1, at the O2 Academy — and thanks to our fantastic free and easy-to-enter competition, you could be there.

Wentworth Woodhouse, near Rotherham

Huge Yorkshire stately home that inspired Jane Austen is saved ‘against all odds’

A FIVE-YEAR bid to raise the funds to purchase and restore what is believed to be the largest house in Britain has paid off in South Yorkshire.

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Rise in unauthorised absences

Rise in pupils taking term-time holidays in Sheffield

The number of pupils missing school in Sheffield to go on a term-time holiday has risen, according to new figures.
John Fleck

Sheffield United: Billy Sharp and John Fleck on shortlist for EFL's League One Player of the Year award

Billy Sharp and John Fleck have been nominated for the League One Player of the Year gong at the EFL Awards next month.

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