Sheffield MP 'quits' committee role following 'Girls Aloud orgy' comments

Sheffield MP Jared O'Mara - under fire for joking about having an orgy with pop group Girls Aloud - has reportedly resigned from his position on the women and equalities select committee.

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Sheffield MP, Jared O'Mara, reportedly posted a series of homophobic slurs on a fansite for the singer, Morrissey.

Sheffield MP Jared O'Mara under fire again for homophobic comments made on Morrissey forum

Sheffield MP, Jared O'Mara, has been labelled an 'extreme homophobe' for posts he appears to have made on a Morrissey forum.
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Future Life named among UK’s top advisors

Future Life named among UK’s top advisors

Sheffield-based financial management company Future Life Wealth Management has been named among the top 100 in the country for the fifth year running.

Jobcentre staff are set to take strike action.

Jobcentre staff strike over closure of Sheffield office

Jobcentre workers are staging a fresh wave of strikes in protest at the closure of their office.


Weekend Review: Sheffield Steeldogs close gap on leaders | Hull Pirates mix it up in Autumn Cup

SHEFFIELD STEELDOGS continued their promising start to the NIHL season, moving up to second in the Moralee Conference standings following a 4-3 overtime win at Billingham Stars.

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Video - Sheffield Steelers 3 Belfast Giants 4: Frustration for hosts after bogey side Belfast prevail again

IT PROVED a weekend of two halves for Sheffield Steelers, the good work done in a 4-0 demolition of Elite League champions Cardiff Devils being tempered by a 4-3 reverse to bogey side Belfast Giants.
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Matt Marquardt celebrates his second and Sheffield Steelers' fourth goal against Cardiff Devils on Saturday night. Picture: Dean Woolley

Sheffield Steelers 4 Cardiff Devils 0: Marquardt double helps Steelers dominate champions

THE LAST TIME Sheffield Steelers and Cardiff Devils met in South Yorkshire, the hosts felt hard done to not to come away with two points.
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Jordan Hill was murdered at his Sheffield home on March 23 this year

Only DNA evidence linking man accused of murdering Sheffield dad found on moveable objects, court told

A lack of DNA evidence linking a man accused of murdering a Sheffield dad in his home to the crime scene itself is significant, his defence barrister has claimed.

Cheryl's inquest is due to resume at the Medico Legal Centre in January next year

Disabled Sheffield woman died after being fed yoghurt while sat in 'relaxation' chair, court told

A 30-year-old Sheffield woman with cerebral palsy died after a support worker at a day care centre fed her yoghurt while she was sat in a 'relaxation' chair a medic warned should not have been used for feeding, an inquest heard.
Should children be offered pizza and doughnuts as rewards for doing well at school?

Children offered pizza and doughnuts as incentives in school, study finds

Children are being offered unhealthy treats such as pizza and doughnuts as incentives and rewards in school, a study warns.

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Elijah Lawal, Google's communications manager for the UK and Ireland.

Google joins forces with Which? to launch a new online safety course

GOOGLE has expanded its inventory of initiatives to boost the UK’s digital skill levels by teaming up with consumer body Which? to launch a new course in online safety.

Andre Deveaux. Picture supplied by Sheffield Steelers

Sheffield Steelers get tough with new signing Deveaux

SHEFFIELD STEELERS’ head coach Paul Thompson admits patience may be required over new signing Andre Deveaux.

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Ben O'Connor scored one of Sheffield Steelers' five goals at Edinburgh on Wednesday night. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Coach Thompson looking for Sheffield Steelers to maintain ‘smart’ approach

SHEFFIELD STEELERS’ head coach Paul Thompson is hoping his team can maintain their ‘smart’ approach when they come up against two of their main Elite League title rivals this weekend.

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Millions ‘trapped’ in low pay work

MILLIONS of workers are trapped in low pay with “little chance of escape”, new research claims.

Wayne Rooney has eclipsed Sir Bobby Charlton's goalscoring records.

YP Letters: Wayne Rooney may act stupid but he’s not unsavoury

From: Brian Sheridan, Redmires Road, Sheffield.

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Elderly patients 'marooned' in hospital beds due to care delays

Increasing numbers of elderly and frail patients are being “marooned” in hospital beds, a leading charity has warned.
Picture: PA.

Major revisions to Parliamentary constituency boundary plans

Major changes have been made to plans to redraw the Parliamentary constituency boundaries in Yorkshire and across the country.


Campaigner climbs 150-year-old Sheffield Vernon Oak tree to save it from the chop

An activist scaled a 150-year-old oak tree in Sheffield today in a bid to prevent it from being felled as part of the city council’s controversial Streets Ahead programme.

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Sheffield Hallam University has been awarded grant funding to tackle hate crime among students.

Funds to stamp out student hate crimes in Sheffield

Hate crime and online harassment involving students will be tackled at a Yorkshire university using a share of £1.8m in grant funding.

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Sheffield Steelers' Mathieu Roy, left, takes evasive action after tipping in from Colton Fretter's shot to make it 3-3 against Nottingham Panthers on Saturday night. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Sheffield Steelers make the latest long road north worthwhile

ROAD trips to Scotland on a Sunday are rarely regarded as the most enticing prospect for those Elite League teams who reside a long way south of the border.

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