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Progress on NHS shake-up in Yorkshire ‘must be improved’

Progress on controversial plans to address an estimated £420m funding gap for NHS services caring for more than a million people in Yorkshire has been rated amongst the worst in the country.

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The funeral of Kelly Brewster.

We will miss her laugh and smile every day, say the family of Arena victim Kelly

a family has paid tribute to a music-loving 32-year-old who died in the Manchester Arena terror attack, saying they will “miss her laugh and smile with every passing day”.

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The attempted robbery happened near to the Co-Op store in Baslow Road, Totley. Picture: Google Maps.

Judge suspends sentence for heroin addict who tried to rob Sheffield woman to secure money for next fix

A judge has suspended a prison sentence for a heroin addict who attempted to rob a Sheffield woman of her handbag in the street in order to secure the money for his next fix.

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A Sheffield woman, who hit her ex-girlfriend over the head with a wine bottle in an booze-fueled jealous rage, has escaped a prison sentence.

Sheffield woman who glassed ex-girlfriend over the head with wine bottle escapes prison sentence

A Sheffield woman, who hit her ex-girlfriend over the head with a wine bottle in an booze-fueled jealous rage, has escaped a prison sentence.

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Sheffield Steelers' head coach, Paul Thompson. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Preparation time welcomed as Sheffield Steelers open with early visit from Panthers

SHEFFIELD STEELERS will be better prepared than ever before for an Elite League campaign, according to head coach Paul Thompson.

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A North East Lincolnshire rogue trader who tricked 16 homeowners, including a woman from Crowle, out of hundreds of thousands of pounds has been jailed for over six years.

North East Lincolnshire rogue trader jailed for tricking homeowners out of hundreds of thousands of pounds

A North East Lincolnshire rogue trader who tricked 16 homeowners, including a woman from Crowle, out of hundreds of thousands of pounds has been jailed for over six years.

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The planned upgrade of the main line connecting Sheffield to London has been scrapped, sparking widespread criticism. (JPress).

YP Comment: Rail users are betrayed again - Broken promise on £500m plan

The Government’s cancellation of the planned upgrade of a key railway line between Yorkshire and London represents nothing less than a £500m broken promise to this county and its long-suffering train passengers.

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A Sheffield woman has been jailed for stealing thousands of pounds from her employer, through a 'sophisticated' invoice plan she put into motion mere hours after being hired.

Woman jailed for stealing thousands of pounds from Sheffield firm

A Sheffield woman has been jailed for stealing thousands of pounds from her employer, through a 'sophisticated' invoice plan she put into action just hours after being hired.
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Dr Helen Sharman, the first Briton in space, prepares to receive an honorary degree from the University of Sheffield. Picture: Scott Merrylees

Down-to-earth award for first Briton in space

HELEN SHARMAN, the Yorkshire scientist who in 1991 became the first British astronaut and the first woman to visit the Mir space station, has been rewarded with the down-to-earh distinction of an honorary degree in her home city.

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Sheffield MP brands rail decision a "betrayal"

Sheffield MP brands rail decision a "betrayal"

THE planned upgrade of the main line connecting Sheffield to London was scrapped today.
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Mobile 999 calls pile more pressure on system

Members of the public are misusing the 999 system by calling it instead of the non-emergency 101 police number to report minor incidents because they have run out of credit on their mobile phone.

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The Shimmer Estate in Mexborough which is to be demolished to make way for HS2. (Picture Scott Merrylees).

Jayne Dowle: HS2 on wrong track if it fails to spread the benefit

Am I the only one missing a connection? In all the arguments I’ve had on the subject of HS2, the major plus-point I’ve accepted is that we would end up with a new station here in South Yorkshire to whizz us directly to London in super-fast time. And of course, to whizz London directly to us, so that we can all enjoy mutual economic, employment, social and cultural opportunities.

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Three men are due to stand trial charged with historical sex offences involving the alleged rape and trafficking of a South Yorkshire child for the purposes of sexual abuse.

Three men to stand trial for historical sex offences in South Yorkshire involving rape and trafficking of child

Three men are due to stand trial charged with historical sex offences involving the alleged rape and trafficking of a South Yorkshire child for the purposes of sexual abuse.

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Steven Fretwell, aged 47, died as a result of multiple injuries at his home in Kingswood Avenue, Laughton in Rotherham on Sunday, December 18 last year.

Three men to stand trial over death of South Yorkshire man murdered at his home

Three South Yorkshire men are due to stand trial over the death of a 47-year-old man murdered at his home.

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A Sheffield woman who smuggled drugs into prison for her violent boyfriend has been spared prison, after it was claimed the mum-of-two had been coerced into committing the crime for him.

Sheffield mum spared jail for smuggling drugs into prison for criminal boyfriend

A Sheffield woman who smuggled drugs into prison for her violent boyfriend has been spared prison, after it was claimed the mum-of-two had been coerced into committing the crime for him.

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Leo Del Pellegrino, 26, of Addlestone, Surrey has been jailed for 17 years, with an extended license period of five years

Lengthy jail term for sadistic man who subjected Sheffield student to five-hour sex attack to live out 'real rape fantasy'

A 26-year-old man who subjected a woman he met on a dating app in Sheffield to a five-hour long sex attack in order to live out his sadistic 'rape fantasies' has been handed a lengthy jail term.
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(L-R) Lee Walls, Malcolm Reeves, Matthew Lucas and Matthew Loosemore are all accused of participating in the filming of naked sunbathers while employed as members of a South Yorkshire Police helicopter crew.

Officer in helicopter sex film case 'was honoured after notorious incident'

A police officer accused of misusing his force's helicopter when it was used to film people sunbathing naked and having sex was honoured for helping save the lives of two boys who were attacked in a "notorious" incident, a jury has heard.

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The match will be shown live on Sunday, 24 September.

Confusion as Sheffield Wednesday v Sheffield United derby clash moved to the same day as Sheffield 10K

The date for the first Steel City derby of the season has been moved for TV purposes and will now clash with the Sheffield 10K.

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Row over leaked email allegedly showing 'Sheffield's recycling has been incinerated'

A 'scandalous' leaked email has allegedly revealed that tonnes of Sheffield's waste materials intended for recycling have instead been diverted to an incinerator.
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Rotherham Council leader Chris Read

Rotherham Council gets back more powers

MORE powers are set to be returned to Rotherham councillors as the authority continues to make improvements.

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