Rebels with an eternal cause: Kicking up a stink in Sheffield

Sheffielders have always enjoyed a good protest. Any excuse for a march, a demo, a public meeting, a bit of banner-waving, slogan-chanting argy-bargy. What do we want? Protest! When do we want it? Now!

Hull Pirates' player-coach, Jason Hewitt. Picture courtesy of Hull Pirates.

Hull Pirates’ boss Jason Hewitt looking for instant reaction

JASON HEWITT is confident Hull Pirates can rebound from their opening play-off night defeat when they return to action this weekend.

Ice Hockey
BREAKING: First picture of young Sheffield man stabbed to death close to home

BREAKING: First picture of young Sheffield man stabbed to death close to home

A community is in a state of shock after a 'well liked' young dad was stabbed to death close to his home.

Sheffield police investigating "suspicious incident" say man tried to get schoolboy to follow him

Sheffield police investigating "suspicious incident" say man tried to get schoolboy to follow him

Police investigating a suspicious incident in Sheffield have released an e-fit image of a man they want to identify.

Southey Avenue. Photo: Google.

Murder probe after man is stabbed to death in Sheffield

A murder investigation is under way today after a man was stabbed to death in Sheffield.

1 March 2017...Sheffield chef Vicky Wainwright, a former school cook who has become chef of the year for Marco Pierre-White. Picture Scott Merrylees

Sheffield mum’s journey from school cook to chef for Marco Pierre White

A single mother from a Yorkshire council estate tells Chris Burn how she went from school cook to chef for Marco Pierre White.

Steelers' head coach Paul Thompson.

Sheffield Steelers switch focus to lifting final piece of silverware on offer

SHEFFIELD STEELERS head into the final weekend of the Elite League regular season tonight determined to gain some momentum ahead of the play-offs.

Ice Hockey
David Bowie

Is that David Bowie on stage with me in Hull?

The last surviving member of David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust backing band has revealed he sometimes expects to see the late music superstar alongside him on stage.

The Union Flag flying at half mast  at Leeds Civic Hall today

West Yorkshire council leader calls for communities to be vigilant following terror attack

THE leader and chief executive of a West Yorkshire council have urged communities to be vigilant following yesterday's terror attack.

Traders and councillors in Bellhouse Road, Firth Park, Sheffield

Now Sheffield Council tells shopkeepers to finish paving their street

SHEFFIELD Council was accused today of leaving a pavement half unfinished, and telling shopkeepers to do the rest themselves.

Environment 3
Amanda Spencer

Guilty: Woman who traded teenage girl for sex in South Yorkshire

A WOMAN from Rotherham who arranged for a teenage girl to have sex with dozens of different men has been found guilty of a number of child prostitution charges.

Not enough is being done to tackle fuel poverty, says MP Gill Furniss.

Gill Furniss: Cuts that leave vulnerable out in the cold

WE are in a cold homes crisis, with more than four million households in fuel poverty across the UK. Across the country in 2014-2015, there were 43,900 excess winter deaths.

Sheffield Steeldogs and Hull Pirates aiming to spring play-off surprise

Sheffield Steeldogs and Hull Pirates aiming to spring play-off surprise

GREG WOOD has vowed his Sheffield Steeldogs team will prove “competitive” as they look to spring a surprise in the English Premier League play-offs.

Ice Hockey
Police talk to protesters in Chippinghouse Road.

Now police face legal action over Sheffield tree-felling arrests

CAMPAIGNERS who were arrested as they protested at tree-felling by Sheffield Council say they plan to take South Yorkshire Police to court.

Environment 29
Library picture

Plusnet fined for charging broadband customers after they left

BT-owned Plusnet has been fined £880,000 for continuing to charge more than 1,000 former landline and broadband customers, Ofcom said.

Thomas Temple / SWNS for BuzzFeed News

Innocent Sheffield dad wrongly branded a paedophile due to police 'typing error'

An innocent Sheffield dad wrongly branded a paedophile due to a police typing error has spoken of the hell he endured for nearly six years.

News 6
Sheffield City Council has been working with partners, including charities and the NHS, to help reduce the risk of suicides and offer mental health support for young people.

Sheffield launches strategy to prevent young people committing suicide

A new strategy has been launched to prevent suicide among young people after more than a third of teenagers in a Yorkshire city have admitted they are unable to cope with the pressures of modern life.

ROUGH AND TUMBLE: Sheffield Steelers' Guillaume Desbiens gets to grip with Cardiff Devils' Joey Martin during Saturday night's clash. Pictures: Dean Woolley.

Highlights - Sheffield Steelers still hoping there’s a silver lining to their season

SHEFFIELD STEELERS’ players will no doubt still be hurting slightly this morning after they were unable to prevent Cardiff Devils from inheriting their Elite League title on Saturday night in South Yorkshire.

Ice Hockey
Sheffield's tree protest takes a new slant as volunteers dressed as WWI soldiers march to where the trees were planted in memory of local troops. Photos by Glenn Ashley.

‘Soldiers’ stand guard over Sheffield’s threatened trees to mark anniversary

CAMPAIGNERS opposed to roadside tree felling in Sheffield have staged a march with volunteers dressed as First World War soldiers to mark the 100th anniversary of the planting of memorials to 77 former pupils of a school.

Sheffield 1
Sheffield United's Caolan Lavery is fouled during Saturday's clash at Bramall Lane. Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Highlights - See how Sheffield United maintained their march towards League One promotion

Champions-elect Sheffield United moved another step closer to a return to the Championship with a 2-1 win over Charlton Athletic.

Sheffield United
Load more