IN NEWS THIS WEEK...
270 COUNCIL jobs are to be shed at Sheffield town hall over the next year - almost half in managerial and professional positions.
It will take the council’s total job losses to 731 since last summer.
Read our full report by Peter Kay in the Sheffield Telegraph tomorrow.
HOUSE prices in Sheffield have almost doubled over the last decade, despite the recession - claims Telegraph reporter Lesley Draper
The bigger picture suggests Sheffield is a sound investment for home owners with prices rising by 91% during the last ten years.
Buy the Sheffield Telegraph tomorrow for our full report.
DAREDEVIL climber Leo Houlding - best known for racing Jeremy Clarkson’s Audi on Top Gear by free-climbing up and BASE jumping down the Verdon Gorge. - speaks to the Telegraph about mountain climbing in Yosimite, finding James Bond’s ski and his new film which will be screened in the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival next month.
A SHAM marriage gang - that staged a bogus wedding at Sheffield Town Hall so a foreign groom could stay in Britain - have been jailed for a total of five years in a recent swoop on sham marriages by police.
THE family of soldier Liam Riley have received a posthumous award for his “bravery and selflessness” after the 21-year-old was killed in a bomb blast while trying to help his friend while on foot patrol in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
A SHEFFIELD family has spoken of their devastation at the death in hospital of 40-year-old Mark Ullyatt after he was wrongly given food against strict instructions.
RESIDENTS in Sheffield are hoping a proposed package of traffic measures - including changes to bus lanes, road layouts, parking and signals - will ease congestion and smooth traffic flow on Ecclesall Road and Ecclesall Road south.
A LOCAL community is divided by plans for a proposed security fence around a Sheffield school, on the grounds that it would restrict public use of playing fields that have been used for 50 years for recreation, dog walking and ball games.
DAVID Bocking meets a Sheffield couple keeping track of the comings and goings of our feathered friends during the biggest garden bird survey in the world.
ALSO THIS WEEK...
Rachael Clegg talks to the quirky Super Furry Animals frontman, Gruff Rhys, about some interesting visuals he has planned for his solo Sheffield show. In a conversation that zig-zags from his love of elaborate stage props to his kleptomanic tendencies regarding hotel products, the Welsh singer spills all...
Sheffield book-binder Heather Dewick is running this weekend’s Off The Shelf bookbinding workshop as part of their History Weekend and talks the Telegraph through her personal top ten pick of the region...
Telegraph reporter Ian Soutar takes a peek at a new exhibition that looks at artists’ relationships with nature and claims that there is still a strong link.
FOOD REVIEW - Telegraph reporter Julia Armstrong checks out the Meeting Point cafe at Ponsfords on London Road and gives us her verdict on the local meeting place...
ALSO - Don’t miss your guide to making your love a simple starter this Valentine’s Day with Ian Greer’s recipe!
For these full stories and much more, buy the Sheffield Telegraph tomorrow.