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Doncaster football coach who beat child sentenced to two years in prison at Court of Appeal

A Doncaster football coach convicted of beating a child has until 8pm this evening to hand himself in, after an appeal judge ruled his initial punishment of unpaid work was 'unduly lenient' and sentenced him to two years in prison instead.
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A police call handler. Picture: Dean Atkins

Out of hours phone services returning to Sheffield Council

Sheffield Council is to bring three out of hours telephone services back in-house following worries over the length of time police were taking to answer calls.
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The scene in Sheffield, after Awan's home was raided by counter-terrorism police

Sheffield dentistry student had instruction video for 'would-be terrorists' and bought ball bearings, court told

A Sheffield dentistry student, whose brother was a 'suicide bomber' had bought ball bearings and was in possession of an instructional video for ‘would-be terrorists' that provided demonstrations on how to stab, garrote and behead, a court heard.
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It took jurors less than an hour to find Arshid Hussain guilty of indecently assaulting a 13-year-old girl when he was 27

South Yorkshire child abuser Arshid Hussain sentenced to seven years in prison for abusing 13-year-old girl

Arshid Hussain, who is already serving a 35-year jail term for 23 child sex offences, was sentenced to seven years in prison after being found guilty of indecently assaulting a 13-year-old girl when he was 27.
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A serial burglar has been put behind bars for over two years, after he raided the home of a Doncaster man he claimed had mistreated his friend.

Burglar jailed for raiding home of Doncaster man he claimed had mistreated his friend

A serial burglar has been put behind bars for over two years, after he raided the home of a Doncaster man he claimed had mistreated his friend.
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Jury sworn in trial of Sheffield dentistry student accused of preparing terrorist acts

The jury have this afternoon been sworn in the trial of a Sheffield dentistry student accused of preparing terrorist acts and possessing terrorist materials including a book called 'How To Survive In The West'.
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Neighbours disturb thieves during daylight burglary at Sheffield home

Thieves attempting to burgle a Sheffield home in the middle of the day, fled the scene after being disturbed by the occupant's neighbours.
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A man is currently in custody, after being arrested in connection with a robbery at a Sheffield property that officers believe may have been 'homophobically motivated'.

UPDATE: Sheffield man reportedly robbed at knifepoint by man he arranged to go on a date with

A man was robbed at knifepoint by a man he met over social media and arranged to go on a date with, in what a police spokesman has described as a 'targeting' of Sheffield's gay community.
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The collision took place in Moncrieffe Road, Nether Edge at around 9pm.

Sheffield crash caused road closure

A Sheffield road was closed for a number of hours last night, following a road traffic collision that led to oil and debris being left in the carriageway.
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A Sheffield dentistry student is due to stand trial at Sheffield Crown Court on Monday, accused of three terror charges.

Sheffield dentistry student accused of terror offences due to stand trial next week

A Sheffield dentistry student is due to stand trial at Sheffield Crown Court on Monday, accused of three terror charges.

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The shocking incident took place at a property in Lane End, Chapeltown at around 10.10pm yesterday evening. Picture: Google Maps

Burglar leaves empty-handed after threatening Sheffield resident with knife during raid

A burglar fled the Sheffield home he broke into empty-handed, after threatening the occupant with a knife during an attempt to steal his mobile phone.
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Martin Young (left) came face-to-face with man who broke into his Sheffield home

Sheffield crime victim: 'Restorative Justice helped me to see my burglar as a human being'

A 28-year-old man, who tackled a burglar at his Sheffield home, says visiting the convicted criminal in prison has helped to give him piece of mind.
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Members of the public are being warned about about rogue websites advertising fake premium rate numbers for the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals' cruelty line.

SCAM ALERT: People warned of fake RSPCA websites advertising premium rate numbers

Members of the public are being warned about about rogue websites advertising fake premium rate numbers for the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals' cruelty line.

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Over 50 weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition have been handed into South Yorkshire Police during the first week of a guns amnesty organised by the force.

50 weapons and hundreds of ammunition rounds handed into South Yorkshire Police during first week of amnesty

Over 50 weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition have been handed into South Yorkshire Police during the first week of a guns amnesty organised by the force.

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Football pundit Chris Kamara has praised the police after officers caught a man believed to have stolen a car in South Yorkshire hiding in his garden

Football pundit Chris Kamara praises police for catching South Yorkshire car thief in his garden

Former Sheffield United midfielder, Chris Kamara, has praised the police after officers caught a man believed to have stolen a car in South Yorkshire hiding in his garden.
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A Doncaster dad, who was hauled before the courts for attacking a burglar outside his home, was cleared by a jury in under half an hour.

Doncaster dad hauled before courts for attacking burglar is cleared in under 30 minutes

A Doncaster dad, who was hauled before the courts for attacking a burglar outside his home, was cleared by a jury in under half an hour.

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The seven appeared at Sheffield Magistrates' Court this week

Six appear in court charged with burglary and theft offences across Sheffield

Six people have appeared in court charged with a mix of burglary and theft offences across Sheffield.
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Gleadless Mount

Man charged after elderly woman is robbed in Gleadless Townend area of Sheffield

A man has been charged with a reported robbery of an elderly woman in Sheffield.

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(L-R) Makhmood, Ali and Iqbal have been jailed for a total of 21 years and nine months for 15 offences of indecent assault carried out against a girl aged between 12 and 13-years-old

'There is no hiding place for people like you,' council leader warns Rotherham child abusers following first convictions in CSE investigation

A council leader has warned Rotherham paedophiles 'there is no hiding place for people like you,' following the first convictions in a National Crime Agency investigation into historical child sexual exploitation in the town.

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Buses have been diverted in Sheffield tonight

Buses in Sheffield diverted from normal routes due to vandalism

Buses in Sheffield are being diverted away from their usual routes due to acts of vandalism.

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