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Thousands set to gather in Sheffield for mass anti-Trump protest

Thousands of people are set to gather in Sheffield city centre as part of an organised protest against controversial US President Donald Trump.

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Clive Betts, Sheffield South East MP. Picture: Marie Caley NSST Betts MC 6

Star Interview: ‘Cancer won’t keep me from my work in politics,’ says Sheffield MP Clive Betts

“I’m at an age now where I could retire,” says Clive Betts. The Labour MP for Sheffield South East had his 68th birthday over the weekend, and is well aware he could swap Westminster for a more sedate life – but it’s unlikely.

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Anthony Hinchliffe

'Let me take on Sheffield's 250 Carillion call centre staff whose jobs hang in the balance'

A Sheffield telemarketing boss wants to save the jobs of 250 call centre workers whose roles are at risk following the collapse of Carillion.
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Yorkshire transport is to undergo a major overhaul.

The North is watching: Ex-Chancellor's warning to Government as 'revolutionary' 30-year Yorkshire transport vision is unveiled

A radical overhaul of ticketing and high speed rail travel between Leeds and Manchester in half an hour are at the centrepiece of a 30 year vision for transport in the North laid out today.
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Flytipping left at Sheffield's Ski Village

Sheffield Council spent more than £600k cleaning up mess left by flytippers last year, new figures reveal

An agricultural expert is warning of the ‘hidden cost’ of flytipping, after it was revealed that Sheffield Council spent more than £600,000 on cleaning up thecity in just 12 months.

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Sheffield Council are hoping to add 500 homes to their stock by 2023/2014

Savings from housing budget could lead to 500 extra council houses in Sheffield

Around 500 council properties could be built and acquired in Sheffield if savings are found in housing budgets.
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Graham Jones on Barnsley Road. Picture: Dean Atkins

How clean air campaigners aim to cut pollution in Sheffield

When Graham Jones' son was a schoolboy there was a must-have accessory in class that he pestered his parents for.
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An action group is focusing on the best and worst aspects of Sheffield city centre

'Sheffield city centre is making great progress but is being held back'

Sheffield city centre is making great strides - but progress has been hampered by antisocial behaviour, the amount of new student accommodation and controversial traffic measures, a residents' group says.

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Sir Steve Houghton and Doncaster chief executive Jo Miller

Yorkshire devolution debate underway as South Yorkshire councils call for forthcoming mayoral election to be scrapped

A debate on the future of Yorkshire devolution has got underway at Westminster Hall, as two South Yorkshire councils say the region's forthcoming mayoral election should be scrapped.

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Sheffield College students recently took part in a voter registration campaign involving local MP Louise Haigh

Students back younger voting age in mock college election

Sheffield College students have had the chance to take part in a mock election proposing to lower the voting age to 16.

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Sheffield Council has carried out seven covert surveillance operations

Sheffield Council carries out seven 'spying missions' on residents and businesses

Council bosses in Sheffield have authorised seven convert surveillance operations against residents and businesses in the past four years.

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Richard Beaumont of ter Road, Deepcar, in his back garden which is next to land where a cycle path is to be built

Residents angry after Sheffield Council moves cycle path to just 10ft from homes

Angry residents have slammed a decision to move the location of a new multi-user path in Sheffield - leaving it just 10ft from their doors.
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Brincliffe Towers sits on the edge of Chelsea Park, once part of the mansion's grounds and handed to the city of Sheffield in 1935. Picture: Chris Etchells

New bid to redevelop old Sheffield care home and build houses on site

Fresh plans have been submitted to redevelop a former nursing home and build new houses on the edge of a Sheffield park two years after an earlier scheme was rejected.
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Cranes on the skyline in Sheffield city centre

Landmark times for Sheffield planning team that has held talks on 700 new developments

Sheffield's town planning department has had a record year after talks were held on hundreds of schemes - and another landmark 12 months is expected in 2018.
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Councillor Magid Magid is to appear on television show Hunted

Deputy Lord Mayor of Sheffield goes on the run as part of Channel 4 reality show Hunted

The Deputy Lord Mayor of Sheffield has been on the run across Britain for Channel 4 reality television programme.
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Ahmed Sedeeq

Sheffield student freed from detention over immigration concerns wins back university status

A Sheffield student who fled Isis but was placed under threat of deportation over a visa dispute has had his university privileges restored.
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Caroline with employee Christina Dodd from Conisbrough

MP praises firm for its investment in learning at its Doncaster site

Caroline Flint has praised Wavin UK for its investment in learning at its Edlington site.

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Veterans’ charity sets up new South Yorkshire office

Help 4 Homeless Veterans (H4HV) is setting up an office in Mexborough thanks to the generous support of Constant Security Services. 

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Doncaster will be put firmly on the map in 2018

Doncaster will be put firmly on the map in 2018, says the town’s mayor, Ros Jones.

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Ahmed Sedeeq

Sheffield student who fled Isis could be deported

Friends of a Sheffield student who fled Isis are rallying round in a bid to prevent his deportation.
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