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Justine Greening: How working in Morrisons taught lessons about work that set me up for life

MY first job was at Morrisons supermarket in Rotherham when I was 17. I was studying for my A-levels at Thomas Rotherham College. It wasn’t a job stacking shelves.


2,000 animals saved by Yorkshire’s firefighters

A SEAL trapped in rocks, a Royal raven tangled in a tree and a sheep wedged inside a five-metre-deep crevice are just some of the fortunate animals which have been rescued by Yorkshire’s firefighters.

Jackson Whistle saves from Steelers' Mathieu Roy last season. Picture: William Cherry/Presseye/EIHL.

WATCH: Arrival of Jackson Whistle increases Sheffield Steelers' rebuilding options

PAUL THOMPSON believes Jackson Whistle’s best years are ahead of him after enticing the netminder to switch from Elite League rivals Belfast Giants to Sheffield Steelers.
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Firefighters rescued this sheep from a 16ft-deep crevice

From stuck seals to Royal ravens: fire crews rescue 2,000 animals across Yorkshire

A SEAL trapped in rocks, a Royal raven tangled in a tree and a sheep wedged inside a 16ft-deep crevice are just some of the fortunate animals which have been rescued by Yorkshire’s firefighters.

These are the Mothercare stores in Yorkshire expected to close

These are the Mothercare stores in Yorkshire expected to close

Five Mothercare stores in Yorkshire will shut as the parent and child chain wields the axe on 50 underperforming sites.

The contract to remove thousands of trees in Sheffield has been the source of considerable controversy.

Read Sheffield Council's secret contract policy for felling trees in full

Sheffield Council's long secret contractual policy for the felling of thousands of trees in the city has been made public for the first time today.

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Councillor Bryan Lodge was among the Sheffield Council officials to insist felling is only done as a last resort.

Sheffield Council challenged to prove 'last resort' claims on tree-felling after contract revelation

Sheffield City Council has been challenged to prove its repeated claims that tree-felling in the city is only done as a “last resort” after it was revealed the previously-secret policy for replacing them contains no such guarantee.

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Tree campaigners demanding transparency over Sheffield Council's contract with Amey.

The Yorkshire Post says: Truth rooted out. Sheffield tree deal is revealed

ANOTHER day – and another set of revelations over the Sheffield tree-felling scandal which only serve to further erode public trust in the management of the city.

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Tree-felling work in the city is currently on hold but earlier this year dozens of police officers were sent out to support operations.

Sheffield Council's secret policy for tree-felling revealed

Sheffield Council’s secret contract for the controversial felling of thousands of street trees focuses on minimising maintenance costs while containing no mention of removals only happening as a “last resort” as the authority has repeatedly claimed in the past, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

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Coun Magid Magid is set to become the new Lord Mayor.

Meet Sheffield’s unlikely new Lord Mayor: A 28-year-old Muslim immigrant from Somalia turned TV star

Magid Magid left war-torn Somalia aged five and arrived in the UK unable to speak English. Just 23 years later, he is Sheffield’s Lord Mayor. Richard Blackledge reports.

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Children at Southfield School in Doncaster have been taking part in the initiative

Vegetable growing scheme takes root in Yorkshire schools

An expanding initiative is encouraging school children across Yorkshire to grow their own vegetables in a bid to promote healthy eating. Chris Burn reports.

May 26-28 will see Sheffield come alive with all things food related, as the city yet again embraces its popular food festival

From street food markets to local produce: Sheffield Food Festival returns this month

May 26-28 will see Sheffield come alive with all things food, as the city yet again embraces its popular food festival, hoping to attract over 40,000 visitors across the weekend.


Why Sheffield has been overrun with a plague of greenflies - and when they will go

Anyone who has been outside in Sheffield recently can't fail to have noticed the abundance of greenflies in the air.

BLASTING THROUGH: Nick Matthew celebrates his British Open first round win over fifth seed Tarek Momen in Hull. Picture courtesy of PSA.

Nick Matthew refuses to go quietly as he targets British Open grand finale

NICK MATTHEW set his sights on reaching at least the last four at his final British Open after coming through a gruelling first round encounter with Tarek Momen.
ASLEF president Tosh McDonald has been selected as the Labour candidate for the Town ward Doncaster Council by-election. Picture: Scott Merrylees/Doncaster Free Press

Tosh McDonald: President of rail union Aslef to stand as Labour candidate in Doncaster Council by-election

A veteran trade union boss has been selected as a Labour candidate in a Doncaster Council by-election.
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Tessa Jowell.

Tributes paid to Dame Tessa Jowell following death at age of 70

Former Labour cabinet minister Dame Tessa Jowell has died, her family has announced.
Sachie and Osbert  Sitwell .

Picasso? It looks like something a tractor engine did

In the new world being forged from the cauldron of conflict, an eccentric and partly forgotten trio of Yorkshire art patrons brought Britain face to face with the modernist movement emerging from a weary Europe.

The windmilll, which sits between Appleton Roebuck and Bolton Percy, for sale through Croft Residential.

Looking for a Grand Design? Convert this Yorkshire windmill into your dream home

A disused windmill, which is a familiar landmark for passengers on the East Coast mainline between York and Doncaster, is up for sale, along with planning permission to convert it into a home.

David Blunkett.

David Blunkett: My unbearable five months without a guide dog – and what it taught me about being ‘blind’

BACK in March, the renowned security editor of the BBC, Frank Gardner, explained publicly his frustration and humiliation when was left stranded on a plane for a very lengthy period of time at Heathrow Airport.

Jeremy Clarkson hosting ITV's''Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

David Behrens: Who’d want to be a celebrity... but did we see the real Jeremy Clarkson?

ASIDE from having too much or too little money, the life force perhaps most likely to throw someone completely off-balance is fame.

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