Brave Sheffield boy, 8, loses cancer battle

Brave Sheffield boy Kasabian Newton Smith, whose fight against cancer has inspired thousands, 'passed peacefully' in his sleep, his dad confirmed today.

Shaun Murphy.

Sheffield academy teenagers inflict surprise German Masters qualifying defeats on Higgins and Murphy

Former world champions John Higgins and Shaun Murphy suffered shock exits at the German Masters qualifiers at the Barnsley Metrodome on Friday.

AWARD WINNER: Sheffield Steelers' Levi Nelson. Picture: Dean Wooley.

Sheffield Steelers take to the skies for hectic weekend

MOST weekends in the Elite League are labelled as ‘big’ for Sheffield Steelers these days – perhaps this particular one is deserving of the description.

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Several vehicles have been involved in a crash on the M1.

Traffic alert: Emergency services respond to M1 pile-up

Emergency services responded to a collision involving multiple vehicles on the M1 this morning.
A sure-fire hit

A sure-fire hit

Sheffield Theatres continue their successful run of festive musicals with Annie Get Your Gun this year. Theatre correspondent Nick Ahad reports.

Councillor Jack Clarkson

Outrage over Sheffield Ukip councillor’s ‘Chinese takeaway’ jibe

A UKIP councillor has been accused of racism after saying a Chinese construction firm planned to turn Sheffield Library into “the biggest takeaway this city has ever seen”.

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The aftermath of the incident in Pinstone Street, Sheffield

Toddler showered with glass from bus shelter after crash in Sheffield city centre

A TODDLER was taken to hospital after a pane from a bus shelter shattered, showering the child and its mother with shards.

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Police officers were on hand when trees were felled on Rustlings Road, Sheffield

Sheffield council leader stays silent on calls to quit over tree felling that saw pensioners arrested

SHEFFIELD Council leader Julie Dore did not respond to calls for her to quit over a controversial pre-dawn tree-felling raid that saw three people including two pensioners arrested.

Patrick Bigley and Tom Mothersole from Quality Context move the iconic Arctic Monkeys elephant from the Herd of Sheffield sculpture trail into its new postion inside the Winter Gardens. The company gifted it back to the city after buying it at auction. Picture Scott Merrylees.

Charity elephant gifted back to Sheffield

A distinctive elephant which featured on Sheffield’s sculpture trail has been gifted back to the city despite being bought at auction for a significant sum.

Connor Loftus is in action in the GB amateur boxing championships tomorrow

Yorkshire’s amateur boxing duo fighting to strengthen bid for a place on Great Britain ‘Podium’ team

conor loftus, Dalton Smith and Cory O’Regan represent Yorkshire in tonight’s GB Championships at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield (6.30pm).

Coun Jack Clarkson

Racism row as Ukip councillor claims Chinese firm may turn Sheffield library into ‘biggest takeaway ever’

A Ukip councillor was accused of racism as he claimed a Chinese construction firm may want to turn Sheffield Library into ‘the biggest takeaway this city has ever seen’.

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HS2 continues to divide opinion.

YP Letters: HS2 is about rail capacity, not speed

From: Dr Alex Strickland, Childwall Road, Liverpool.

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Police are investigating a report of trespassing at Doncaster Sheffield Airport received last month.

Three men questioned about endangering aircraft at Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Specialist officers are questioning three men about their involvement in an incident at Doncaster Sheffield Airport.
Commuters pile onto a train

Move right down the carriage: 29m squeeze through Leeds station

LEEDS Station was named today as the third busiest in the country, outside London.

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Police want to trace this woman as part of their investigation.

CCTV appeal: Women dragged by their hair during Sheffield takeaway assault

Two women were dragged by their hair and assaulted in a takeaway in Sheffield.
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Severe weather warning: Extreme fog to slash visibility on roads tonight

Extreme and dense fog will slash visibility on the roads in Leeds and across Yorkshire tonight.

Picture posed by models

Divided Britain: The Sheffield school where migrants went from 5% to 95% in just a few years

A SCHOOL in Sheffield has gone from an immigrant population of less than five per cent to 95pc in just a few years, the author of a government-commissioned report revealed today.

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Man jailed for 15 years after raping girl in Barnsley

Man jailed for 15 years after raping girl in Barnsley

A man has been jailed for 15 years after being found guilty of raping a schoolgirl.

Hipster hotspot: Sheffield's sought-after Ecclesall Road

Revealed: Yorkshire’s hipster hotpots where trendy buyers price others out of the market

Headingley in Leeds, and Sheffield’s Ecclesall Road have been identified as Yorkshire’s top “hipster hotspots”, where demand from creative, upwardly-mobile buyers has pushed up house prices disproportionately.

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Serial burglar used 'lies and deception' to target elderly and vulnerable in Sheffield

Serial burglar used 'lies and deception' to target elderly and vulnerable in Sheffield

A 'PROLIFIC' criminal is behind bars after burgling elderly and vulnerable people across Sheffield.

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