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Shooting victim named as Sheffield murder investigation continues

POLICE have named the 23-year-old man who was shot dead in Sheffield on Saturday as  Assel Al-Essaie.

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A new exhibtion has opened in Barnsley charting cricket umpire Dickie Bird's career.

Jayne Dowle: Celebrate town, but don’t revert to stereotypes

PLEASE don’t send me hate mail. I have nothing against Dickie Bird personally. I met him once, when my children were small. He was very kind, kneeling down to their level and having a chat with them. I always like that about people.


Motorbike rider, 65, killed in Rotherham crash

A PENSIONER suffered fatal injuries when the motorbike he was riding was involved in collision with a car in Rotherham.


Leeds Force 58 Sheffield Sharks 62 - Wroblicky and Riley lead the way for visitors

Sheffield Sharks held their nerve down the stretch as they closed out a 62-58 BBL Championship victory on the road against Yorkshire rivals Leeds Force.

TIPPING POINT: Sheffield Steelers Mathieu Roy gets a touch to deflect the puck past Manchester Storm goalie Mike Clemente for a 3-0 lead on Saturday. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Manchester Storm 3 Sheffield Steelers 4 (OT) - Nelson and Coyle keep defending champions in contention

SHEFFIELD STEELERS’ captain Jonathan Phillips suggested ahead of the weekend that his team had used up all their lives in their three-way battle for the Elite League title with Cardiff Devils and Belfast Giants.

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Rotherham United player-boss,  Emlyn Hughes, in action during the 1982-83 season.

Bygones: When Rotherham United fans revelled in glorious climb up the table under Emlyn Hughes

FOR those Rotherham United supporters suffering in the workplace on a Monday morning for seemingly the umpteenth time this season, here is something to ease the pain.

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NO WAY THROUGH: Barnsley's Tom Bradshaw is foiled by Brighton goalkeeper, David Stockdale on Saturday. Picture: Glenn Ashley.

Familiar faces: Derby dates loom large as Yorkshire rivals jostle for position

BARNSLEY head coach Paul Heckingbottom is refusing to be downhearted despite his side passing up the chance of propelling themselves firmly into Championship play-off contention after a 2-0 home loss to leaders Brighton.

JUST FOR STARTERS: Robert Dowd celebrates his 14th-minute opener against Manchester Storm. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Sheffield Steelers 3 Manchester Storm 1 - Title hunt still on for Steelers but Devils remain in control

SHEFFIELD STEELERS remained in the Elite League title hunt after a 3-1 win over Manchester Storm - but events elsewhere means their window of opportunity is closing all the time.

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YP Letters: Awkward questions over HS2 viability

From: Raymond Wilkinson, Windsor Drive, Barnburgh, Doncaster.

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Rotherham United interim manager Paul Warne (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Cardiff City v Rotherham United: Paul Warne hoping to earn his own legendary managerial status

PAUL WARNE is the first to admit that Neil Warnock showed him hidden depths during his time at Rotherham United.

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Jonathan Phillips - Captain’s Blog: We’ll never give up in our EIHL league title quest

SHEFFIELD STEELERS captain Jonathan Phillips writes here exclusively for The Yorkshire Post.

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Huddersfield Town coach David Wagner

Something for the weekend? Four cracking encounters to savour

THE magic of the FA Cup or some juicy EFL fare - just what is your footballing poison on Saturday?

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Rotherham United: Paul Warne sings praises of Cardiff loanees

ROTHERHAM UNITED interim manager Paul Warne expectes the club to have to beat off plenty of rival competition to land midfielder Tom Adeyemi on a permanent basis.

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Sheffield police officer under investigation for Rotherham scandal died after being hit by student’s car

An off-duty Sheffield police officer facing an IPCC investigation over the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal was killed after being hit by a car driven by a university student who knew him.

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England’s Joe Root vows to play his part for Gary Ballance’s Yorkshire

INCOMING England captain Joe Root says there is little chance he will seek practice for the role by asking to lead Yorkshire at any time this season.

Teenagers in some parts of the UK are around four times as likely as their peers to apply to go to university.

Miles apart: Yorkshire’s education gap laid bare

TEENAGERS IN some parts of Yorkshire are nearly three times as likely to apply for a university place as their peers just a few miles away, figures out today reveal.

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TOP CLASS: The Schubert Ensemble who appeared at Music in the Round.

Classical review: Music of the First World War

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Upper Chapel, Sheffield


The rise of the robots - is it a brave new world?

New developments in robot technology and AI have brought us to the cusp of a new industrial revolution. Chris Bond visited Sheffield Robotics to find out more.

Craig Wild was murdered on August 25, 2016

BREAKING: Sheffield woman found guilty of murder of man at flat

A woman has been found guilty of the brutal murder of a defenceless man in her Sheffield flat.

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Paedophile who still haunts the nightmares of victims jailed for 27 years

A paedophile who abused girls as young as five over a 20-year period has finally been brought to justice, as his victims spoke of how he still haunts their nightmares.

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