It wasn’t irrational for me to force out South Yorkshire Chief Constable, says crime commissioner

South Yorkshire’s crime commissioner has denied that it was “irrational” and “unlawful” to force the county’s chief constable to resign over the statement he issued in the aftermath of the Hillsborough inquests verdict.

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Neil Budziszewski.

Three police disciplined over theft suspect who died in Sheffield cell

Three South Yorkshire Police officers have been disciplined over a raft of failings after a man died while being held in a custody cell.


Updated: Sheffield park sealed off after ‘serious sexual assault’

A Sheffield park is cordoned off and under police guard after a 21-year-old woman was subjected to a serious sexual assault last night.

View overlooking Page Hall, Sheffield. Photo by Dan Hobson.

One in six Roma students excluded from school in Sheffield

A former headteacher has warned Roma-Slovak children in Sheffield are being subjected to ‘unjust’ school exclusions, similar to black communities in the past. Chris Burn reports.

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Will the Government's Industrial Strategy work for Sheffield?

Louise Haigh and Danny Dorling: Theresa May’s Industrial Strategy must work Sheffield, the city of low pay

THE Prime Minister has launched her much-vaunted industrial strategy. The measure of its success has to be whether it works for cities like Sheffield and the rest of the North.

Caught short lie  burglar  snared by DNA evidence after conning pensioner

Caught short lie burglar snared by DNA evidence after conning pensioner

A THIEF who conned his way into a Sheffield pensioner's home has been jailed for more than three years after  DNA found on a glass linked him to the crime.
Michael Johnson (left) and Benjamin Brightmore

Jailed: Thugs who threw acid in faces of teens at Sheffield takeaway

Two men sprayed acid in the face of a teenage boy and girl, causing the boy to partially lose his sight, in a Sheffield takeaway.

Changing climate: Our planet is warming and much of the evidence suggests it is man-made. (PA).

Global climate warning as the world gets warmer

Last year was the warmest on record, but is this climate change caused by man or is it just nature at work and what will the likely impact be on the UK? Chris Bond reports.

Andrew Percy, the Government's Northern Powerhouse Minister and the MP for Brigg and Goole

Minister rejects elected mayor for whole of Yorkshire - and he’s ready to ditch Sheffield deal

NORTHERN POWERHOUSE Minister Andrew Percy has warned council leaders the Government will not agree to plans for a Yorkshire elected mayor which he branded a “distraction”.

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John Armstrong, scorer of Steelers' second goal, helps guard Ervins Mustukovs' goal. Picture courtesy of Helen Brabon/EIHL

Title race intensifies after Sheffield Steelers finally discover joy over Cardiff


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Arnoldas Bosas - opened the scoring for Sheffield against Hull and grabbed an assist. Picture courtesy of Pete Best.

EPL: Sheffield Steeldogs finally get better of Hull Pirates

BOTH Yorkshire teams endured a Saturday night to forget before meeting each other for a fifth time at Ice Sheffield on Sunday night.

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Theresa May delivers her Brexit speech.

Adam Bradford: Brexit and why Yorkshire sets the example for global Britain

IT was a clear, fully-fledged Brexit which Prime Minister Theresa May promised Britain this week. She used her eagerly-awaited speech to diplomats at Lancaster House to unveil her 12-point Brexit plan.

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Shelley Taylor

Cleaner who stole from dementia patient to buy her kids a horse is spared jail

A cleaner stole thousands of pounds from an 87-year-old dementia sufferer, to buy a horse for her children, a court heard.

Ed Balls and Katya Jones during a photocall for the launch of Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour

Ed Balls sets dance floor alight in Leeds and Sheffield

Ed Balls has said he is relishing the chance to be doing something that “makes people smile” as he embarks on the Strictly Come Dancing live tour.

IN TUNE: Benjamin Frith will play with the Gould Piano Trio next week.

Classical: Sheffield’s in the Round

The Sheffield-born pianist, Benjamin Frith, joins with his colleagues in the Gould Piano Trio next Friday to launch a new year of Music in the Round at Sheffield’s Crucible Studio.

Can you help? The incident happened here at Woodall Services. Photo: Google

Campaign to find life-saving football fans who performed CPR on man at Yorkshire motorway services

A campaign has been launched online to find a group of football fans who saved a man's life at a Yorkshire motorway service station.

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Sheffield Park Academy students Zahra Aktar, Jak Bennett, Dekra Kolaib, Sakia Bayle, Sam Draper and Nilda Dos Santos Carvalho with a letter from Schools Minister Nick Gibb

Sheffield school once judged as failing is now best in Yorkshire

AN ACADEMY which was labelled inadequate by inspectors in 2009 emerged yesterday as the top performer in Yorkshire, under the government’s new measurement scheme.

Stock pic: A South Yorkshire Police sergeant who called a colleague 'sweetcheeks', amongst other smutty remarks, has been allowed to keep his job

South Yorkshire police officer who called colleague ‘sweetcheeks’ keeps his job

A police officer who bombarded a female officer with questions about her underwear has kept his job - despite being found guilty of gross misconduct.

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Man jailed for three years after shooting incident

Man jailed for three years after shooting incident

A Sheffield man who 'prepared' a gun used in a city shooting has been jailed for nearly three years.

Pedestrian dies after collision with car

Pedestrian dies after collision with car

A man who was hit by a car in Sheffield has died.

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