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Nine official complaints against Doncaster councillors

Nine formal complains were made about the conduct of Doncaster councillors in a year, officials have revealed.

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Flooding in Sheffield in 2007

Sheffield faces £41m shortfall for flood protection schemes

Plans to protect Sheffield from a repeat of the devastating flooding that caused two deaths in 2007 face a £41m funding shortfall.
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Council cabinet member Jack Scott with residents of Psalter Lane

Residents petition council to implement traffic calming measures on 'busy and fast' Sheffield road

Residents have launched a petition for the introduction of traffic calming measures on a 'busy and fast' Sheffield road.
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Sheffield has 391 EU workers employed within NHS services in the city. Picture: PA

EU doctors and nurses working in Sheffield consider leaving NHS over Brexit fears

Dozens of EU doctors and nurses working in the NHS in Sheffield say they're considering leaving the UK due to Brexit, according to a new report.
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Tower blocks in Netherthorpe

Sheffield Council plans to install sprinkler systems in all city tower blocks

Sheffield Council is set to announce the instillation of sprinkler systems in all of its 24 tower blocks.

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Parked cars along Cross Hill where the pub will be

Residents raise traffic concerns over new micro pub planned for Sheffield

Residents opposed to a planned micro pub in Sheffield have raised concerns surrounding parking and traffic problems.

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Gill Furniss, MP for Brightside & Hillsborough. Picture: Andrew Roe/The Star

Sheffield MP hits out at 'appalling' planned cuts to school budgets

A Sheffield MP has hit out at 'appalling' planned cuts to school budgets in her area.

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Traffic on a busy Sheffield city centre street will be one-way only for a period of 12 hours starting from this afternoon, to allow for bridge repairs to be made.

Traffic to be one-way only on busy Sheffield city centre street to allow for bridge repairs

Traffic on a busy Sheffield city centre street will be one-way only for a period of 12 hours starting from this afternoon, to allow for bridge repairs to be made.

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Formal negotiations on the terms ofBrexitfinally begin tomorrow, some 361 days after last year's EU referendum.

Brexit negotiations set to start tomorrow

Formal negotiations on the terms of Brexit finally begin tomorrow, some 361 days after last year's EU referendum.

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17 people who refused to pay fixed penalty fines for littering handed out by City Ambassadors have been taken to court

NAMED AND SHAMED: Sheffield litter louts ordered to pay almost £8k in fines

Sheffield litter louts, who dropped rubbish on the city's streets, have been taken to court and made to pay fines amounting to a total of just under £8,000.
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Peter McLoughlin outside the tower block where he lives. Picture: Marie Caley/The Star

Former councillor raises concerns about fire safety in Sheffield's high-rise flats

A former council cabinet member has raised concerns about fire safety in Sheffield's high rise flats following the devastating blaze in London.

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GCSE A Level students get their results. Charlotte Ward, Aisling Dunn, Lucy Hodgeon and Lydia Bojczuk at North Halifax Grammar School.

Secret School: Why election result makes a clear case for lowering voting age to 16

Over the last few weeks, Sheffield schools have engaged magnificently with the general election and incorporated it into their curriculum in exciting ways.

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The price of the average house in Yorkshire has increased by more than 7,000 to 155,357 in the last year, according to an official index.

Yorkshire house prices on the rise - but not as fast as the national average

The price of the average house in Yorkshire has increased by more than £7,000 to £155,357 in the last year, according to an official index.
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Vandals have targeted a Sheffield nursery, spraying the name of a political party on to the entrance of the building.

Vandals brand Sheffield nursery with name of political party

Vandals have targeted a Sheffield nursery, spraying the name of a political party on to the entrance of the building.

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Speaking on national television Doncaster MP Caroline Flint has today claimed that 'hubris' has been the downfall of Theresa May, and says she underestimated Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Doncaster MP Caroline Flint claims 'hubris' has been Theresa May's downfall, admits she 'underestimated' Jeremy Corbyn

Speaking on national television Doncaster MP Caroline Flint has today claimed that 'hubris' has been the downfall of Theresa May, and says she underestimated Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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Theresa May's grip on power appears far from secure as she waits for the deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to be finalised and former chancellor George Osborne brands her a 'dead woman walking'.

Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP talks continue and George Osborne brands her a 'dead woman walking'

Theresa May's grip on power appears far from secure as she waits for the deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to be finalised and former chancellor George Osborne brands her a 'dead woman walking'.

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Campaigners at a previous protest against plans to close the Eastern Avenue job centre.

Staff at Sheffield job centre set to walk out over proposed closure

Staff at a Sheffield job centre are set to walk out for five days from tomorrow in protest at its proposed closure.

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Drivers are being warned to take care and watch out for debris on a major Sheffield road, where a road traffic collision took place this morning.

Debris on the road following Sheffield crash

Drivers are being warned to take care and watch out for debris on a major Sheffield road, where a road traffic collision took place this morning.

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Steamyard on Division Street in Sheffield City Centre

Sheffield joins Geneva and Lisbon to be named one of Europe's 'most impressive travel destinations'

Sheffield has joined Geneva and Lisbon to be named one of Europe's most impressive travel destinations by the Luxury Travel Guide.

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GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Joyous mood as Labour HOLD Doncaster

The mood was incredibly joyous among the Labour camp in Doncaster this morning, as it retained all three seats and Ed Miliband received his highest ever number of votes.

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