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Campaigners hit out at plan to save Sheffield war memorial trees

A £500,000 price tag put on saving war memorial trees threatened with the chop is "a slap in the face to the community, residents and our nation's World War One war memory", according to campaigners.
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Exhaust emissions - a source of pollution.

Workplace parking charges, tram network extensions, better cycle lanes and charge on polluting vehicles suggested in drive to boost transport and cut pollution in Sheffield

Efforts to clean up Sheffield's air and prevent the city's roads from being gridlocked with traffic are gathering pace.
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Running in Sheffield.

Sheffield residents would pay more tax to fund health services, Star survey finds

More than 70 per cent of people in Sheffield would pay an extra penny on their income tax to fund better healthcare services, a major survey has found - as half of those who took part have struggled to get an appointment with a GP in the last year.

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Wildlife Columnist: Parrot flying in with the ‘wow’ factor

Wildlife Columnist: Parrot flying in with the ‘wow’ factor

We have a new member of the region’s avifauna, and one of my postgraduates, Miles Watchman, wants to hear from you about this remarkable phenomenon.

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Potholes appeared on Collegiate Crescent, Broomhall, last year after it had been resurfaced. Picture: Glenn Ashley

Roads, health funds and cleanliness of streets falling short in Sheffield, Star survey finds

Sheffield’s roads are the city’s worst-maintained public service - and local hospitals, GP surgeries and dental practices are the area most in need of increased funds.

Politics

Christmas trees conserving the Peak District landscape

How buying a tree from the Longshaw estate can help keep countryside and wildlife protected.

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James Pearson returns to The End of the Affair at Curbar Edge in the Peak District. Picture: David Simmonite

The challenge and drama of rock climbs in the Peak

If there is a challenging mountain to be scaled, a rock face to tackle or a crag to hang perilously from anywhere in the world, James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini won’t shy away from it.

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A flood storage area is proposed at Endcliffe Park

'Preferred options' chosen for £93 million Sheffield flood defences

Council officers have picked the flood defences they want to build as part of a £93 million drive to protect Sheffield from being deluged in years to come.

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Clara Payne

Princely advice for Sheffield innovators

Two teenage innovators from Sheffield High School for Girls talked through their ideas on solving global issues with HRH the Duke of York at Buckingham Palace.

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NORTHERN LIGHTS: How can we make the air cleaner in Sheffield?

As I write this column, the city is being visited by Horasis which styles itself as a global conference about China.

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Special Report: Masks, film and bitterness in city tree war

At present a small group of Sheffielders carrying out public works are turning up in the morning expecting to be shouted and sworn at by members of the public.

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Artists at work on Western Road, Crookes

Artists paint Sheffield war memorial trees threatened with felling for Armistice Day event

Artists and residents have gathered to mark Armistice Day by drawing and painting war memorial trees on a Sheffield street.
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Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend.

Sunny days and freezing nights forecast for Yorkshire this weekend

Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend as the cold snap continues to bite... but at least it will be bright and sunny.
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Yorkshire Wildlife Park praised for saving endangered polar bears

The Yorkshire Wildlife Park and the Yorkshire Park Wildlife Park Foundation have been praised for its ‘commitment and dedication’ to saving endangered polar bears in the lead up to the international Polar Bear Week.

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Book captures park at the Peak of its powers

Painstakingly compiling a new 500-page guide to taking perfect pictures of the Peak District was ‘a bit of a labour of love’, says the book’s co-author Chris Gilbert.

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Jeni Harvey's son Owen Menmuir, aged four

Telegraph Voices: How should our city’s parks be preserved for future generations?

‘Parks are the lifeblood of neighbourhoods and so crucial to mental and physical health’

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VIDEO: We’re watching you - fly tippers risk being caught and fined up to £50,000

VIDEO: We’re watching you - fly tippers risk being caught and fined up to £50,000

Barnsley Council is warning fly tippers that they risk being caught on CCTV and prosecuted and fined up to £50,000 for disposing of waste and unwanted items illegally.

Politics
Dense fog is affecting much of Yorkshire this morning.

Fog warning issued across Yorkshire as Met Office warn commuters to take extra care on roads

Motorists in Yorkshire are being warned to take extra care this morning as the region is covered in a blanket of fog.
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The Olympic Legacy Park is opened on the site of the old Don Valley Stadium
Pupils from the Oasis Academy celebrate the opeing of the public spaces by having a race on the running track

Northern Lights: Former Don Valley set to be thriving part of community for everyone

Hopefully, metaphorically speaking, 2018 will see the Eagles landing and the Sharks swimming in new facilities on Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park. 
It hasn’t been an easy journey getting both teams to the Park and I know from social media comments that many thought the Eagles would not return to the city.

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