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Government urged to review secret Orgreave files to ensure 'no cover-ups'

Secret files that could contain information about the Orgreave clash between striking miners and police should be examined to assess whether they can be made public, an influential Commons committee has said.

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Sheffield Steelers' Ben O'Connor. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Ben O’Connor pledges future to Sheffield Steelers

PAUL THOMPSON said persuading Ben O’Connor to commit his future to Sheffield Steelers was pivotal to his plans for the club.

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Jason Ferguson, Seema Jaswal, George, Ellis and John Parrott

Ex-Crucible champion Parrott brings smiles to Sheffield’s Becton Centre

Former world snooker champion John Parrott paid a visit to Sheffield’s Becton Centre for Children and Young People this week.

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A man high on a cocktail of cocaine, cannabis and booze reached speeds of 115mph during a police chase that ended with him crashing his uninsured car into a lamppost near to Sheffield Parkway, a court heard.

Man high on cocaine and cannabis ploughed car into lamppost near Sheffield Parkway during 115mph police chase

A man high on a cocktail of cocaine, cannabis and booze reached speeds of 115mph during a police chase that ended with him crashing his uninsured car into a lamppost near to Sheffield Parkway, a court heard.
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Sheffield Steelers' Davey Phillips celebrates with the Elite League play off trophy earlier this month. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Davey Phillips marks new Sheffield Steelers deal in winning style

SHEFFIELD STEELERS’ Davey Phillips marked his new one-year deal with the club by scoring a goal in Great Britain’s 5-1 win over Estonia at the World Championships.

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The body of Craig Preston was found by dog walkers near to the Woodhead Pass on August 22 last year

Murder accused believed Rotherham love rival was plotting to kill him, court told

A man accused of killing his love rival in a Rotherham lay-by believed a ‘hit’ had been taken out on his life, a court heard.

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More than 5,500 complaints have been made about a private contractor delivering a home improvement programme in Sheffield.

£2bn road contract firm responsible for Sheffield improvement scheme receives 5,500 complaints from residents

MORE THAN 5,500 complaints – equivalent to 15 per day – have been made about a private contractor delivering a highly controversial £2bn road improvement programme in Sheffield.

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Sheffield Wednesday's match winner Gary Hooper (Picture: Steve Ellis).

Sheffield Wednesday go nap as Leeds United and Huddersfield Town are caught napping

AFTER a potentially pivotal weekend for Yorkshire’s three promotion challengers in the Championship, David Wagner insists Huddersfield Town’s top-flight aspirations will not suffer any lasting damage despite a second heavy defeat of the season to Fulham.

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Is Nick Clegg a lion resurgent, as Jayne Dowle argues?

Jayne Dowle: Flawed politician could be the saviour of democracy

AS experienced Labour MPs consider their positions, and some notable names step down, Nick Clegg, former leader of the Liberal Democrats, is a lion resurgent. Who would have thought it?

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Steelers' Robert Dowd celebrates his goal for GB against Croagtia in Belfast on Sunday. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Croatia 2 Great Britain 4 - Resilience pays off for hosts in Belfast

Robert Dowd says Great Britain showed great resilience to beat Croatia 4-2 in their opening game at the World Championship Division 1 Group B in Belfast.

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Defending champion Mark Selby returns to action today needing three frames for victory (Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA).

Selby still on course to repeat final show

Defending champion Mark Selby needs three frames today to book his place in the quarter-finals of the Betfred World Championship.

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Traffic and travel.

BREAKING: Rail delays due to emergency services incident in South Yorkshire

Train services between Sheffield and Doncaster are being delayed by up to two hours as emergency services are dealing with an incident on or close to the rail line.
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Sheffield Ski Village in its heyday.

Safety hazard warning issued after arsonists torch Sheffield Ski Village yet again

Members of the public are being urged to stay away from the former Sheffield Ski Village site after arsonists struck yet again overnight.

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The missing mother and daughter.

Concern growing for missing mother and young daughter from Sheffield

Concern is growing for a mother and daughter who went missing from their Sheffield home last night.

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A previous Armed Forces Day.

£180k funding pot to support armed forces in South Yorkshire

A cash windfall of more than £180, 000 has been secured to support the armed forces community in South Yorkshire.

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Jonathan Phillips, in action against Poland last weekend in Coventry. Picture: Scott Wiggins/IHUK.

Home comforts should aid GB’s World Championships promotion bid in Belfast

JONATHAN PHILLIPS insists Great Britain’s players can only benefit from playing in front of a home crowd as they get their latest World Championship Division 1B bid underway in Belfast tomorrow.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan studies the table in his match against Shaun Murphy. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA.

Ronnie O’Sullivan is firmly in driving seat against Shaun Murphy

Ronnie O’Sullivan is still hunting Crucible glory after all these years and moved a step closer to a sixth world title in Sheffield.

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INTERNATIONAL DUTY: Jonathan Phillips, inaction during last weekend's warm-up international against Poland. Picture: Scott Wiggins/Team GB

Jonathan Phillips - Captain’s Blog: Perfect ending to Steelers’ season can get even better with gold in Belfast

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

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Craig Preston's body was found by dog walkers near to the Woodhead Pass on the morning of August 22, 2016.

Couple accused of killing man in Rotherham lay-by finalised details of murderous plan over text message

Two people accused of killing a Rotherham man in a lay-by finalised the details of their murderous plan via text message, a court has heard.
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The scene in Crookes Valley Road following the collision

Jail for drunk driver who killed Sheffield student in hit-and-run horror crash

A drunk driver, who killed a 24-year-old student in a Sheffield horror crash before fleeing the scene at speed and driving down the wrong side of the road, has been sent to prison.
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