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Sheffield's Mrs Christmas is modern day 'Suffragette'

A Sheffield woman who has voluntarily provided lonely and elderly city residents with a Christmas meal and entertainment for 11 years, has been nominated as a modern day 'Suffragette'.

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Hangman Stone Road, Marr. Picture: Google

Man hurt as car ends up in Doncaster ditch

A young driver was injured when his car ended up in a ditch in Doncaster last night.

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The M18 in Doncaster. Picture: Google

Four injured in Doncaster motorway crash

Four people have been injured in a serious crash on the motorway in Doncaster.

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Meadowhead School, in Meadowhead

Retirement of headteacher sparks search for new leader at Sheffield secondary school

A search has begun for a new headteacher at a Sheffield secondary school.

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Woodhouse Lane, Beighton. Picture: Google

Plastic box on hot plate sparks Sheffield house blaze

A plastic box left on a hot cooking plate sparked a blaze at a Sheffield home last night.

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Former Doncaster office block goes up in flames in arson attack

An old Doncaster office block went up in flames last night in an arson attack.

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Angry students demand millions of pounds in compensation over University of Sheffield strike action

Angry students are demanding millions of pounds in compensation from the University of Sheffield as payback for time lost in lecture halls during strike action by tutors.
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Andrew Ashworth receiving the Launchpad Champion 2018 award from Martin Beasley (Enterprising Barnsley)

Award success for Doncaster entrepreneur who was forced to learn to walk again

A Conisbrough entrepreneur who was forced to learn how to walk again following a major accident at work is celebrating success after winning two awards at a special event which showcased the achievements of new entrepreneurs based within the Sheffield City Region.

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Fancy a career change?

6 dream jobs currently up for grabs in Sheffield

Eager for a career change? These six dream jobs currently available in Sheffield could be just what you’re searching for.
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A 52-year-old man narrowly escaped being locked up himself, after he accidentally took cannabis with him on a visit to a South Yorkshire prison, a court heard.

Man accidentally took cannabis with him on visit to South Yorkshire prison, court told

A 52-year-old man narrowly escaped being locked up himself, after he accidentally took cannabis with him on a visit to a South Yorkshire prison, a court heard.
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A Sheffield man, who embarked on a 'dangerous' police chase that saw him travel at almost double the speed limit in residential areas, has walked free from court

Suspended sentence for Sheffield man who embarked on dangerous police chase after having 'a lot to drink'

A Sheffield man, who embarked on a 'dangerous' police chase that saw him travel at almost double the speed limit in residential areas, has walked free from court.
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Peter Maher was jailed for 58 weeks during a hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court on February 20, 2018. Picture: South Yorkshire Police

Doncaster pensioner downloaded child pornography just weeks after completing sex offenders' treatment programme, court told

A Doncaster pensioner, who began downloading child pornography again just weeks after completing a sex offenders' treatment programme, has been jailed for over a year.
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Members of the University and College Union will walk out at the University of Sheffield on Thursday

University of Sheffield staff to begin strike action this week

Staff at the University of Sheffield will walk out on Thursday for the first day of wave of planned strike action in a row over pensions.
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Dr David Herling, Roy Mosley and Paul Selby in Greno Woods. Picture: Fran Halsall

Rare elm trees could be about to make a comeback in Sheffield

A Sheffield resident and elm enthusiast has teamed up with Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust to kick-start an exciting initiative to trial disease-resistant elm trees at the Trust’s Greno Woods nature reserve in north Sheffield.

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Paul Whiteman, general secretary of school leaders union NAHT

Union calls for more support for schools after Ofsted raises concerns over Sheffield's high exclusion rates

A union has called on headteachers to be given more support after it emerged Sheffield has some of the highest exclusion rates in the country.
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Students' union backing for Sheffield tutors' strike action

The University of Sheffield Student’s Union is backing lecturers who are going on strike this week in a row over pensions.

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Chaucer School in Parson Cross is making progress according to Ofsted

Failing Sheffield secondary school takes another step towards improvement, says Ofsted

A failing Sheffield secondary school is allowed to employ qualified teachers - but only in certain subject areas.

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VIDEO: Family of father-of-two killed in Sheffield house fire claim 'gas explosion' could have sparked blaze

The heartbroken family of a father-of-two killed in a house fire claim a gas explosion could have sparked the blaze.

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Hydrogen vehicles to improve environmental performance on Sheffield roads

Streets Ahead is turning to some of the first hydrogen-powered vehicles in the country to help improve its environmental performance on Sheffield roads.

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Secondary school exclusion rates in Sheffield are among some of the highest in the country

Sheffield has one of the highest rates in England for secondary school exclusions

Secondary school exclusion rates in Sheffield are among some of the highest in the country - promoting Ofsted to write to headteachers.
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