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New hope in bid to save Sheffield’s Old Town Hall

A new charity is being set up to transform one of Sheffield’s forgotten gems from ‘ugly duckling’ to ‘swan’.

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St Luke's Hospice Festival of Light

Festival lights up Sheffield hospice in memory of loved ones

More than 1,000 people joined St Luke’s Hospice as the charity created some special Christmas magic with its annual Festival of Light.

Health
Whittington Hill, Old Whittington.

Police seek witnesses to crash that hospitalised OAP and seriously injured cyclist

Officers investigating a Chesterfield collision are trying to trace witnesses and a couple who stopped to help a pedestrian involved.

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Wentworth Woodhouse.

Festive fun at Wentworth Woodhouse

Visitors to the historic Wentworth Woodhouse are encouraged to get involved in some festive fun as the country house hosts its annual Christmas fair.

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Disabled, gay and trans people, those with religious beliefs, and parents share their toilet experiences in Sheffield

Disabled, gay and trans people, those with religious beliefs, and parents share their toilet experiences in Sheffield

A project that aims to revolutionise public conveniences has won a prestigious national award.

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Superintendent Colin McFarlane's Sheffield team are set to blitz booze-related crime in run up to Christmas.

Sheffield police set to blitz booze-related crime in Christmas countdown

South Yorkshire Police is encouraging people to be aware of their behaviour while out celebrating Christmas as the force aims to reduce alcohol-related antisocial behaviour.

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Longshaw Christmas trees: National Trust Ranger Mark Bull with colleagues Charlotte Hudson (left) and Chelsea Modest with some smaller Christmas trees behind a damaged dry stone wall

National Trust volunteers branch out with Christmas trees

The Christmas tree sales at Longshaw have come a long way since the 1970s, when rangers would spend their December weekends selling surplus Scots Pines from a cold, leaking caravan.

Environment
Award winner Mike Slinn.

Top honour for Dronfield ‘heritage hero’ who helped to raise more than £1.5m to restore historic barn

A ‘heritage hero’ has been recognised with a national award for helping to raise more than £1.5 million to transform a derelict medieval barn into a top visitor attraction.

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Star Retro wants your 1975 memories

1975: We want YOUR memories

We welcome all our audience's recollections from 41 winters ago.

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Last year's Christmas party for elderly people.

Fundraising campaign launched to pay for special Christmas party for Sheffield’s lonely OAPs

A fundraising campaign has been launched to help pay for a festive party especially for elderly residents who could be lonely this Christmas.

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A weather warning has been issued

WEATHER: Met office issue rush hour fog warning

A weather warning has been issued for South Yorkshire today - with fog expected during rush hour.

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Sheffield Park Academy show raises over £3,000 for cancer charity

The show did go on for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, which has received a £3,000 plus boost from Sheffield Park Academy.

Health
Abbie Plummer

World class research centre showcased at Made in Sheffield exhibition

The Made in Sheffield exhibition at the Millennium Gallery showcases some of the city’s top innovators in industry and manufacture.

Business
Carlton Palmer in action

Sheffield Wednesday legend in life saving heart operation drama

Sheffield Wednesday legend Carlton Palmer is recovering in hospital after a five-hour heart operation.
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Morfitt Smith estate agents team, collecting gifts for Mission Christmas.

MISSION CHRISTMAS: Urgent call for donations as 16,500 children currently without gifts

Hallam FM’s Cash for Kids Mission Christmas appeal, backed by The Star, are urgently seeking donations of toys and gifts to ensure that no child is at risk of waking up to nothing on Christmas Day morning.

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Cake ... and eat it?

QUIZ: Sweeter side of 'have cake and eat it'

If you're finding 'have cake and eat it' Brexit war of words too heavy to stomach, here's light relief in dessert shape of our tasty topical quiz.
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Calling keyboard warriors

QUIZ: Mark World Ninja Day by checking which keyboard warrior you are

International Ninja Day (yes, really!) affords topical opportunity to test your covert agent credentials.

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Play Tower under construction

£for£: Campaign gathers steam with £33,000 in the bank

The Play Tower at Sheffield Children’s Hospital is already taking shape.

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NSST PERCY PUD RUN.  Bryan Bradwell Chris Livesley, Fiona Kesteven

Sweet success for Eilish with Sheffield’s Percy Pud 10k best

Olympian Eilish McColgan smashed the course record at the Percy Pud 10k race in Sheffield yesterday, where a new men’s mark was also set.

Health
A car crashes through the fence at Kiveton Park railway station. Photo: Gainsborough, Retford and Brigg Rail and Bus Users Group

Car crashes onto train tracks at South Yorkshire station

Trains from Sheffield to Lincoln were held up after a car crashed onto the tracks.
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