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Career kick-start for apprentices on Great Yorkshire Way

Two young people are setting off on engineering careers after landing apprenticeships with Carillion building the second phase of the Great Yorkshire Way, on behalf of Doncaster Council.

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Vernon Kay and Vernon Oak tree campaigners

TV presenter Vernon Kay posts video in support to save Sheffield tree due for the chop

TV presenter Vernon Kay has thrown his weight behind a campaign to save a Sheffield tree up for the axe.
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PICTURE: Sheffield masked tree protesters sat inside exclusion zones are 'breaking the law'

PICTURE: Sheffield masked tree protesters sat inside exclusion zones are 'breaking the law'

Two masked tree protesters have been captured on camera flouting a High Court order in Sheffield.
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Richard Eyre at The Moor Markets in Sheffield

Star Interview: How chief steers Sheffield’s city centre and its biggest events

There’s an important anniversary in Sheffield next year - but despite being two decades old the celebrant looks as good as new, thinks Richard Eyre.

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The Archbishop of York

Sentamu asked to help end Yorkshire devolution deadlock

THE ARCHBISHOP of York has been asked to intervene to help end the deadlock over efforts to give Yorkshire more control over its own affairs.

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Sheffield tree protestors send petition calling for Jeremy Corbyn’s help

Sheffield tree protestors send petition calling for Jeremy Corbyn’s help

MP for Sheffield Hallam Jared O’Mara has today accepted an online petition from campaigners protesting about the tree programme in Sheffield.

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Sue Winger has been calling on the council for the past 22 years to sort out Tofts Lane.Picture: Andrew Roe/The Star

Sheffield woman's 22-year call to the council for action on narrow 'death trap' road

A Sheffield woman has called for traffic safety measures on a 'death trap road' before 'someone dies'.

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Town centre car park to be closed as improvement work continues

Motorists are being advised that a town centre car park will be temporarily closed from October 9, as improvement works for cyclists and pedestrians continue.

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The condition of Cemetery Road in Sharrow

Sheffield road breaking up just SIX MONTHS after it was resurfaced

This is the state of a Sheffield road just six months after it was resurfaced.
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Couples in South Yorkshire could be missing out on a tax break

South Yorkshire couples missing out on £230 a year tax break

Nearly half the couples eligible to claim marriage tax allowance are still failing to do so, according to HM Revenue and Customs

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Protests over ongoing tree-felling in Sheffield have resulted in more than a dozen arrests.

Sheffield Council facing financial penalty of millions after delays caused by tree panel consultations

Sheffield Council faces a financial penalty running into millions because of major delays to highways improvements caused by its decision to set up an independent panel to advise on its controversial tree-felling strategy, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.
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An artist's impression showing the one-mile sculpture trail in its entirety

Tinsley Towers replacement revealed: cracked, hovering, leaning and knotted chimney sculptures to form huge £450,000 canalside art trail in Sheffield

A mile-long trail of four sculptural, red-brick chimneys each stretching up to 100 feet high will replace Sheffield's demolished Tinsley Towers in a £450,000 public artwork billed as one of the most ambitious ever conceived.
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Hillsborough will be packed out for the 128th Steel City derby

Sheffield Wednesday: Club announce increase in stadium capacity ahead of Steel City derby

Sheffield Wednesday has announced an increase in stadium capacity for this week's Steel City derby.
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Children's minister Robert Goodwill with Sheffield Hallam University's vice chancellor Prof Chris Husbands. Picture by Chris Etchells

New scheme to tackle 'patchy' life chances of young people in South Yorkshire

A new programme to boost the prospects of young people in Sheffield and South Yorkshire by encouraging them to stay in school and achieve better exam grades could have a 'transformative impact', its leader has said.
Education
The Devonshire Green stage at this year's Tramlines. Picture: Dean Atkins

Hillsborough Park 'the best place' for a relocated Tramlines festival in Sheffield

Hillsborough Park is the 'best place' in Sheffield for a relocated Tramlines festival in 2018, its bosses have argued - and the proposal has the full backing of the city council's major events chief.
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The Library Theatre in Sheffield

Bookings for 2018 being taken at Sheffield's Library Theatre despite hotel redevelopment proposal

Bookings are being taken for productions next year at Sheffield's Library Theatre, the council has confirmed, easing worries the building's proposed redevelopment had cast doubt on shows in 2018.
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Alex Chinneck with the 'peeling road' - called Pick Yourself Up and Pull Yourself Together - on Sheffield Road, Tinsley. Picture by Andrew Roe

'It works here and it's believable': Sheffield reacts to upside-down car that has popped up on street

The sculptor tasked with designing Sheffield's biggest-ever piece of public art is getting a flavour of the city's reaction to his work.

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The mess off Gell Street: Picture: Martin Brighton

'The council are failing children' - Dozens of drug needles littered close to Sheffield primary school and playground

This is the state of a one part of Sheffield close to a primary school and a children's playground.
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Nick Clegg speaks about son's blood cancer diagnosis

Nick Clegg speaks about son's blood cancer diagnosis

Former Sheffield Hallam MP Nick Clegg has spoken of his family's pain after his eldest son was diagnosed with blood cancer.
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The Sheffield General Cemetery

Name change on the cards for Sheffield General Cemetery

The Sheffield General Cemetery could be in line for a new name as part of a drive to increase visitor numbers.
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