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Sheffield Council claims it may have to pay 'millions' if 500 trees not axed by New Year

Sheffield Council has said it may have to pay millions of pounds in penalty charges if it does not remove 500 trees from city streets by New Year.

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Rotherham MP Sarah Champion has resigned from her role as Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities over the 'extremely poor choice of words' she used in a Sun column on British Pakistani grooming gangs

BREAKING: Rotherham MP Sarah Champion resigns from shadow cabinet over British Pakistani grooming gangs column

Rotherham MP Sarah Champion has resigned from her role as Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities over the 'extremely poor choice of words' she used in a Sun column on British Pakistani grooming gangs.
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Labour MP Jared O'Mara.

Star Interview: Why Sheffield Hallam MP Jared O’Mara is ready to get to work

It is one thing pulling off a stunning political upset by ousting Nick Clegg to become Sheffield Hallam’s first-ever Labour MP.

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Councillor Bryan Lodge outside Sheffield Town Hall. Picture: Marisa Cashill

Sheffield Council to "accelerate" felling of 500 trees after High Court victory

Around 1,000 trees are to be axed in Sheffield by the end of the year - with 500 already gone since the start of legal action against protesters last month.
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Tree-felling work on Rustlings Road in Sheffield in November

Woodland Trust refutes Sheffield Council's claim charity is 'working with' authority on tree-felling

The UK’s largest woodland conservation charity has refuted Sheffield Council’s claim that it is working with the authority on its highly-controversial tree-felling strategy.
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AJ Ali, co-owner of Lavang at Nether Green, Sheffield

Indian restaurant's bid to stem controversy over outdoor seating plan in Sheffield

Management at an Indian restaurant in Sheffield have moved to ease neighbours' fears over a plan to offer outdoor seating for diners.

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An artist's impression of the extended Ecclesall Infant School.

Survey finds two thirds of local residents have traffic concerns over expansion plan at Sheffield school

Two-thirds of residents living near to a Sheffield infant school are opposed to plans to almost quadruple its size.

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VIDEO: 'Sheffield city centre needs John Lewis - and our refurbishment sets the stage for £300m new extension,' says Meadowhall boss

When darkness falls over the east end of Sheffield, an army of workers advances on Meadowhall. Bringing pneumatic drills, cherry pickers and other heavy-duty equipment, more than 200 builders spend the night digging up flooring and stripping out fittings as the shopping centre’s £60 million refurbishment continues at pace. Then, by 6.30am, the teams are gone, leaving the place ready for customers and another day’s trading.
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Lavang, on Fulwood Road, Nether Green

Noise and traffic fears over Sheffield Indian restaurant's outdoor seating plan

Opposition is mounting towards a plan to offer outdoor seating at an Indian restaurant in Sheffield - with fears of increased noise and traffic topping the list of residents' concerns.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced the cancellation of the electrification scheme last month

Trains to replace scrapped Sheffield to London electrification scheme will be slower, Government admits

Trains chosen to replace a scrapped £500m electrification scheme between Yorkshire and London are slower than their electric counterparts, the Department for Transport has admitted.
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Workers on strike at Rom Ltd, Brightside Lane. Picture by Andrew Roe

Warning of more industrial action at Sheffield factory as steelworkers' strike ends

Steelworkers who walked out on strike amid claims their Sheffield factory bosses had denied them a pay rise for 10 years have returned to work today - but more industrial action is on the cards.

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Applications opened to create new special free school in Sheffield

Applications have opened for organisations to apply to sponsor a new special free school in Sheffield.

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A union campaign to reverse the Government's controversial decision to scrap electrification of railway lines in Sheffield, other parts of the North, the Midlands and Wales is being stepped up.

Opposition gathers to protest Government decision to scrap rail electrification in Sheffield

A union campaign to reverse the Government's controversial decision to scrap electrification of railway lines in Sheffield, other parts of the North, the Midlands and Wales is being stepped up.

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The Medico-Legal Centre on Watery Street, Sheffield.

Sheffield Coroner's Court and mortuary set for £2 million revamp

The building that houses Sheffield Coroner's Court and the city's public mortuary is undergoing a £2.11 million refit.
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An artist's impression of the Boeing Sheffield site

Aerospace giant Boeing set to land in Sheffield after council grants planning permission

Aerospace giants Boeing are ready for take-off as plans for their Sheffield base gets the green light.
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Workers on strike at Rom Ltd, Brightside Lane. Picture by Andrew Roe

'Strike will not stop production', vows Sheffield steel firm

A Sheffield steel company has vowed to continue production while workers take strike action amid claims they have been denied a pay rise for a decade.

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Protesters from tenants campaign group

Protesters gather to oppose 'illegal eviction' of Sheffield family

Dozens of protesters gathered to oppose a planned eviction of a family from a Sheffield home.
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Parking on Herries Road close to Mrs Boulby's house. Picture: Glenn Ashley

Resident's anger over road being clogged up by Sheffield hospital staff

An angry resident has said she cannot park outside of her house due to NHS staff 'clogging' up her road.

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Workers strike outside Rom Ltd. Picture by Andrew Roe

Striking Sheffield steel workers 'denied pay rise for a decade'

Staff have gone on strike at a Sheffield steel factory amid claims workers there have gone without a pay rise for 10 years.
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HS2 trains will run on a spur into Sheffield railway station in the city centre

Government pledge on Sheffield rail line amid HS2 'funding gap' fear

The Government has reaffirmed its intention to electrify the railway line into Sheffield to make way for HS2 trains - despite cuts to work on the route and fears of a new 'funding gap'.
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