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Dan Jarvis: My vision for prosperity that’s made in Sheffield City Region

THE Sheffield City Region is home to 68,000 businesses generating £30bn every year. But, with the average weekly salary here £60 less than the UK’s average, it is clear that too few people in South Yorkshire have a decent income or get their fair share of our nation’s wealth.

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A 52-year-old man narrowly escaped being locked up himself, after he accidentally took cannabis with him on a visit to a South Yorkshire prison, a court heard.

Man accidentally took cannabis with him on visit to South Yorkshire prison, court told

A 52-year-old man narrowly escaped being locked up himself, after he accidentally took cannabis with him on a visit to a South Yorkshire prison, a court heard.
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Peter Maher was jailed for 58 weeks during a hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court on February 20, 2018. Picture: South Yorkshire Police

Doncaster pensioner downloaded child pornography just weeks after completing sex offenders' treatment programme, court told

A Doncaster pensioner, who began downloading child pornography again just weeks after completing a sex offenders' treatment programme, has been jailed for over a year.
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Christopher Cumpsty

Doncaster man found dead at home was assaulted on three separate occasions in days running up to his death, inquest told

A Doncaster man found dead at his home had suffered blows to the head in three separate assaults carried out in the week running up to his death, an inquest heard.

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Police are urging Isle of Axholme residents to be on high alert, after two pensioners say they were conned into buying nearly 400 worth of fish from a rogue trader.

Police warn of Isle of Axholme fish scam

Police are urging Isle of Axholme residents to be on high alert, after two pensioners say they were conned into buying nearly £400 worth of fish from a rogue trader.

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Luke Cannon leaving Sheffield Crown Court on Monday

Doncaster Council 'not aware' of sex offences committed by disgraced teacher chosen to run their new £21k market stall

Doncaster Council say they were 'not aware' of the sex offences a teacher had committed against pupils at a South Yorkshire school when he was chosen to run their new £21,000 market stall.
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A Doncaster man found with a stash of cannabis worth up to 16,000 has avoided prison.

Suspended sentence for Doncaster man found with cannabis stash worth up to £16k

A Doncaster man found with a stash of cannabis worth up to £16,000 has avoided prison.

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Luke Cannon (left) walked free from court yesterday, after he admitted to sending explicit pictures and videos of himself to two pupils at the South Yorkshire school he taught at

Doncaster man who sent sexually explicit videos to pupils at the South Yorkshire school he taught at walks free from court

A Doncaster man, who groomed two pupils at the South Yorkshire school he taught at before sending them sexually explicit videos and pictures of himself, has walked free from court.
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The warrant was executed at a property in Jarrett Street, Hyde Park on Tuesday, February 6.

Police seize 2kg of cannabis and 12 plants during raid on Doncaster home

Some 2kg of cannabis and 12 plants have been seized during a raid on a Doncaster home.

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A motorway junction in South Yorkshire is expected to be closed for several hours, after a vehicle spilled a 'significant amount of diesel' over the carriageway.

Motorway junction in South Yorkshire to be closed for several hours

A motorway junction in South Yorkshire is expected to be closed for several hours, after a vehicle spilled a 'significant amount of diesel' over the carriageway.

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The Met Office has issued South Yorkshire with a yellow warning of snow and ice, with 'frequent, heavy hail and snow showers' forecast over the next 24-hours.

'Frequent, heavy hail and snow showers' forecast for South Yorkshire, as Met Office issues yellow weather warning

The Met Office has issued South Yorkshire with a yellow warning of snow and ice, with 'frequent, heavy hail and snow showers' forecast over the next 24-hours.

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Donna Burton has now been found

Missing Doncaster woman found safe and well

A Doncaster woman, who went missing over two days ago, has now been found safe and well, police confirmed this afternoon.
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Picture posed for by model

Brave Doncaster child abuse victim speaks out after her attacker is jailed for nine years

Post-traumatic stress disorder, mental health problems and the corrosive effect of keeping a heartbreaking secret concealed for years are just some of the things a brave Doncaster child abuse victim has had to contend with.

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A Doncaster drug dealer was caught when police raided his property and found dozens of wraps containing heroin and crack cocaine concealed inside Kinder Eggs, a court heard.

Doncaster drug dealer caught hiding heroin and crack cocaine in Kinder Eggs, court told

A Doncaster drug dealer was caught when police raided his property and found dozens of wraps containing heroin and crack cocaine concealed inside Kinder Eggs, a court heard.

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A Doncaster man, who admitted to raping a woman in her sleep, has been put behind bars.

Doncaster man jailed for raping woman in her sleep

A Doncaster man, who admitted to raping a woman in her sleep, has been put behind bars.
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Definitly Red and Danny Cook clear the last fence before winning The BetBright Trial Cotswold Steeple Chase Race run during Festival Trials Day at Cheltenham.

Definitly Red wins at Cheltenham

Brian Ellison ended a lean run at Cheltenham as Definitly Red ran out a convincing winner of the BetBright Trial Cotswold Chase.

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Yorkshire mansion that was home to a Chancellor of the Exchequer goes on sale for £1.5million

Yorkshire mansion that was home to a Chancellor of the Exchequer goes on sale for £1.5million

A Grade II-listed stately home that was once owned by a Viceroy of India has gone on the market.

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The Barenger being inspected

Artworks touched up after a little home-maid damage

History does not confirm whether, as suspected, an over-zealous maid attacked it with furniture polish because her dusting arm wouldn’t reach – but the resulting smear on the lower half of William Perry’s 1861 painting, The Bird’s Nest, has been distracting viewers at Brodsworth Hall for years.

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Dara � Briain

Theatres ‘just a few good decisions’ from living again’

THE loss of a landmark theatre in Scarborough should fire a warning shot across the bows of other local authorities, a charity warned last night.

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South Yorkshire Fire Service updates watchdog on actions taken after Grenfell disaster

South Yorkshire Fire Service updates watchdog on actions taken after Grenfell disaster

A watchdog is to receive an update on the “significant” work undertaken in South Yorkshire following the Grenfell Tower disaster.
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