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Plastic shards found in packets of Fridge Raiders

Mattessons Fridge Raiders snacks are being recalled for fear they may contain pieces of plastic.

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Young patients create art at Sheffield Children’s Hospital

Brightly-coloured characters play a giant game of hide and seek on the walls of a children’s hospital after artists helped bring patients’ designs to life.

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Morrisons Busy Bee children's party cake

Morrisons recalls children’s party cake over Salmonella scare

A Morrisons Busy Bee children's party cake has been withdrawn because it may contain a food bug.

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Ponds Forge International Sports Centre

‘Use Sheffield sugar tax to cut cost of eating healthily’

Sheffield’s leisure centres should cut the price of healthy foods in their vending machines and cafés to help a new ‘sugar tax’ be a success, a city nutrition expert has said.

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Thomas Bothamley with Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Keiren Westwood

Friends and family to say final farewell to teenage Sheffield Wednesday fan

Friends and relatives of a Sheffield Wednesday fan who died at the age of 13 are to attend his funeral tomorrow.

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The Volvo V40 was rated the safest used family car by Co-op Insurance and Thatcham Research

Car buyers putting looks before safety

Most of the UK’s car buyers care more about how their new purchase looks than how well it is rated for safety, according to new research.

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L to r:- Terri Roche,director of public health, Dr Richard Cullen, vice-chair of the strategic clinical executive, Dr Julie Kitlowski, chair of the CCG governing body and chair of the strategic clinical executive, councillor David Roche, cabinet member for health.

Campaign launched to reduce suicides among middle aged men in Rotherham

A new campaign has been launched aimed at tackling suicide rates among men in Rotherham.

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High Green dementia training session launched

Members of the public who are caring for someone with dementia are invited to attend a training session aimed at helping people understand more about the condition.

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L to r:- Chris Peach, Jenny Copeland, who is Steve Copelands wife, Michael Thomas and Val Jones.

Sheffield physiotherapist set for South African adventure after receiving top award

A leading physiotherapist who has helped scores of people to recover from shoulder and elbow injuries is bound for a special trip to South Africa after being awarded a prestigious fellowship.

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Professor Barry Hancock OBE tests out his starting station in Sheffield.

Sheffield cancer treatment specialist’s epic 136 station charity challenge

An eminent professor and railway enthusiast is putting the wheels in motion for an epic charity challenge - in which he hopes to visit 136 train stations in a single day.

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Shocking effects as dogs left in cars on hot days -  a hard-hitting warning to pet owners.

Video: Animal lover films herself in sweltering car to show how dogs suffer

An animal lover has filmed a video of herself suffering the same shocking effects as dogs which are left in cars on hot days in a hard-hitting warning to pet owners.

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Curry could help battle cancer

Curry could help battle cancer

Eating curries could help battle colon cancer, according to new research.

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Protein shakes recalled over allergy risk

Protein shakes recalled over allergy risk

A health product manufacturer is recalling a batch of protein shakes because they contain potential allergens not mentioned on the label.

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New tool in fight against cancer could come from an unexpected source..

Cat poo parasite could help fight cancer

A parasite found in cat poo could be the next weapon in fighting ovarian cancer tumours, a new study has found.

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A walker at Wyming Brook. Sheffield Walking Festival will take place with 28 walks around the city from September 10 to 18, 2016. Photo: Duncan Philpott

Chance to explore Sheffield on one of 28 walks during new festival

Sheffield will host a week-long festival of walking as it gives further support to The Outdoor City branding.

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Bailey Matthews, 9, crosses the finish line at the Castle Howard triathlon, overcoming his Cerebral Palsy to swim, cycle and run the route with his dad Jono and uncle John, July 23 2016.

Amazing Bailey Matthews beats triathlon time at scene of 2015 triumph

Inspirational Bailey Matthews, who has cerebral palsy and won hearts all over the country as he tackled a triathlon last year, has returned to the scene of his triumph to cross the finish line seven minutes faster.

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High Hazels Park launch of the No Smoking in Parks policy by Sheffield Council
Olivia Hepworth and Cllr Mary Lea with the new signs

Council launches campaign to keep Sheffield playgrounds free of smoking

Sheffield Council has launched a campaign to make the city’s 152 playgrounds smoke free.

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The NET team with their award.

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Trust earns top European status

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals has become the first trust in Yorkshire and the Humber to be awarded European Centre of Excellence status for its neuroendocrine tumour service.

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Sheffcare celebrates praise by the Care Quality Commission

Sheffield not for profit residential care home provider Sheffcare is celebrating after all its properties throughout the city won the praise of the Care Quality Commission for their high standards of support for residents.

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Sheffield’s young and old raise money for little heart patient

Sheffield’s young and old raise money for little heart patient

Friends and family of a young Sheffield heart patient Louis Brocklebank have carried out two special events to celebrate the fifth anniversary of his operation, and raise money for Yorkshire-based national charity Heart Research UK.

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