Speedway: Tigers hero Simon Stead ready for star-studded swansong

Hometown hero Simon Stead will bring the curtain down on his glittering career in Sheffield on Sunday (4pm).

Porter was sentenced to 12-months in prison during a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court

Sick Doncaster fraudster claimed 'toys were bought for my dead child'

A Doncaster man has been jailed for attempting to get refunds for toys he had never brought, by claiming they had been bought for his dead child in a bid to illicit sympathy from shop staff.
The building where the human guinea pig experiments took place in Sheffield

Wartime conscientious objectors were human guinea pigs in Sheffield research

During the Second World War, Sheffield became a leading centre of research into the parasitic disease scabies.

Champion jockey Richard Johnson salutes the crowd after winning the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup on Native River. (PHOTO BY: Mike Egerton/PAWire/PA Images)

Ten talking-points that defined the 2018 Cheltenham Festival

Hard to believe it’s over for another year, isn’t it? Hard to believe, after the long drawn-out prologue, that the four days flashed by so fast.

Mark Cashin

'Landlords are not above the law,' judge tells defendants who harassed and illegally evicted Sheffield tenants

'Landlords think they're above the law, but they're not' - that was the message from a judge as he sentenced two men for the harassment and illegal eviction of Sheffield tenants.
James Sims

Jail for South Yorkshire 'bully' who beat partner days before she took her own life

A 'controlling' South Yorkshire man has been jailed for assaulting his partner, who took her own life a short time after his second attack on her.
Captain Cook was a renowned British navigator

Captain Cook: Everything you need to know about Yorkshire’s renowned navigator

Captain James Cook was a renowned British explorer, navigator and cartographer, born in Marton, Middlesbrough. He became widely renowned after he made three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, his efforts still being recognised today.
The Illegal Eagles

COMPETITION: Win tickets to see The Illegal Eagles

Often acclaimed as the World’s official No.1 Eagles tribute, The Illegal Eagles, are heading to Doncaster Dome on Saturday, March 31.

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Gulliver's Valley aims to be the 'best day out ever'.

ROTHERHAM ROARS: ‘Very happy’ to site my £35m Gulliver’s Valley theme park in borough

Gulliver’s Valley theme park will cost £35m, create 450 jobs and be bigger than the firm’s three other venues put together - and boss Julie Dalton says she is very happy it is in Rotherham.

Men urged to don high heels to help raise money

Sheffield men are putting on high heels for charity

Sheffield men are taking on two huge challenges later this year - raising money for a worthy cause and attempting to walk in women’s shoes.


Worker injured in South Yorkshire factory blaze

A worker has been taken to hospital after a fire at a factory in Barnsley.
The university protest.

Group court action launched for students to claim compensation against the University of Sheffield over strikes

A law firm has launched a group court action to enable students to claim compensation against the University of Sheffield for lost lecture time during strike action.

An artist's impression showing the sculpture trail in its entirety. Illustration: Ella Worthington

Chimney sculptures at Tinsley Towers site need a rethink after £4m funding bid is rejected

The creation of a mile-long trail of monumental chimneys in Sheffield to replace the demolished Tinsley cooling towers will be subject to a rethink after the project lost out on a £4 million bid.
Chapeltown Railway Station. Picture: Google

Appeal over train disorder between Sheffield Wednesday and Millwall football fans

An appeal for witnesses has been launched following violent clashes between Sheffield Wednesday and Millwall football fans.

Dan Jarvis MP.

Dan Jarvis selected as Labour Party candidate for Sheffield City Region mayor

Labour party members in South Yorkshire have today selected Dan Jarvis to contest the Sheffield City Region mayoral election.
The Tour de Yorkshire will return again this year, with the seaside resort of Scarborough being the final destination of the third stage of the mens race

The best places to watch the Tour de Yorkshire 2018

The Tour de Yorkshire will return to the region for its fourth edition in May of this year. The men’s race will take place from May 3-6 and the women’s race will take place from May 3-4, with Yorkshire providing the scenic backdrop to this popular cycling competition.
Some of the damage.

PICTURES: Dramatic car smash causes debris to 'smash bungalow windows as South Yorkshire resident slept'

A dramatic car smash caused debris to fly through the bedroom window of a terrified elderly woman as she slept, witnesses claim.
Tree felling in Sheffield.

Man charged over Sheffield tree felling protest

A man has been charged for his role in a protest during tree felling in Sheffield.

Metalysis Discovery Centre on the Advanced Manufacturing Park

MADE IN SHEFFIELD: Global metals pioneer set to conquer space

On a distant planet, a robot shovels rocks into a ‘reactor’ which churns out metal powder used to ‘print’ parts for a base.

Try some sweet rhubarb concoctions this Spring

5 tasty Spring cocktail recipes to try during forced rhubarb season

Yorkshire is well-known for its rhubarb triangle and with forced rhubarb season in full swing, there are plenty of tasty recipes you can try to really make the most of it.
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