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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.

Babak Nezami, owner of Pizza 4 You, lied to HMRC about his earnings in a bid to evade paying 30,000 in tax

Sheffield takeaway owner hauled before the courts for tax fraud

A Sheffield takeaway owner, who hid income brought in by his business in a bid to evade paying £30,000 in tax, has been hauled before the courts.

Andre Francis-Edge, 26, and Christopher Whiteley, 24, went on trial at Sheffield Crown Court today, both accused of one count of rape

Men go on trial accused of raping girl on Sheffield street more than a decade ago

Two men have gone on trial accused of raping a girl on a Sheffield street, in an incident alleged to have taken place more than a decade ago when all three people involved were teenagers.
Part of the Stocksbridge Bypass is closed due to flooding. Picture: Google

Flooding causes closure of A616 at Stocksbridge

The A616 in South Yorkshire has reopened after flooding at Stocksbridge resulted in its closure.
I quit: Yorkshire MEP resigns from senior Ukip role as pressure grows on leader Henry Bolton

I quit: Yorkshire MEP resigns from senior Ukip role as pressure grows on leader Henry Bolton

The pressure on embattled Ukip leader Henry Bolton to stand down intensified today as a Yorkshire MEP announced his resignation from a senior party role

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Traffic queuing on the M1 northbound near Barnsley where there has been a crash. Picture: Crown 2017

M1 delays: What is causing problems on the motorway between Sheffield and Wakefield?

Three separate incidents on the M1 motorway have caused delays for drivers travelling between Sheffield and Wakefield this morning.

South Yorkshire Police has pioneered the use of so-called lie detector tests by forces in the UK.

How South Yorkshire Police is using lie detector tests to identify sex offenders

Sex offenders have admitted fresh offences and disclosed unauthorised contact with children during polygraph tests carried out by South Yorkshire Police.

Cole Shudra, left, star of the show for Sheffield Steelers on Sunday night. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Several shooting stars shine for Sheffield Steelers in maximum return

WITH two of their leading scorers on the injured list for the foreseeable future, Sheffield Steelers know they will require contributions from across their roster should they wish to maintain a serious challenge for the Elite League title over the next 10 weeks.

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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.
DON'T GIVE UP: Mathieu Roy begins to celebrate his first and Sheffield Steelers' second goal of the night after forcing the puck home in the 19th minute. Picture: Dean Woolley

Shortage of bodies and star scoring poses few problems for Sheffield Steelers

DEPLETED in numbers and scoring they may be, but Sheffield Steelers made light work of those supposed weaknesses against Guildford Flames.
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BIG BLOW: Robert Dowd, ruled out due to injury. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Thompson looking for depleted Sheffield Steelers to stay smart for tricky weekend

GIVEN they are in only their first-ever season in the Elite League, Guildford Flames have proved they can live with the best the British game has to offer.

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Hull Pirates' player-coach, Jason Hewitt. Picture: via Hull Pirates

NIHL: Hull Pirates find good place in behind rivals Sheffield Steeldogs

PLAYER-COach Jason Hewitt remains confident his Hull Pirates team have what it takes to stay the distance in the NIHL North One title race.

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Thankfully, no one is believed to have been injured

PICTURES: Car wedged outside house after hurtling over garden wall in Sheffield

This was the scene after a car careered over a garden wall and landed on its nose outside the door of a house in Sheffield today.
There have been repeated protests at tree-felling work in Sheffield.

Sheffield tree campaigners believe new evidence shows controversial PFI contract could be ended for free

Tree campaigners in Sheffield believe the city council may be able to terminate a controversial PFI contract linked to the felling of thousands of street trees free of charge.
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The funeral of PC Dave Fields at Grenoside Crematorium in Sheffield.

Guard of honour for Sheffield traffic Pc Dave Fields killed in Christmas Day crash

IN the leaden, winter skies above Sheffield, the police helicopter performed a “nod” in tribute as colleagues and family laid to rest a traffic officer killed on the roads on Christmas Day.

The alleged shooting is believed to have happened in woodland off Smithy Wood Road in Chapeltown, Sheffield on April 23 last year. Picture: Google Maps

'Blast him,' cousin said to gunman before Sheffield woodland shooting that led to man losing two fingers

A man lost two fingers, after being shot in the hand at close range by a quad biker he had 'bad blood' with during an altercation on Sheffield woodland, a court heard.
Now 18 of Yorkshire's 20 councils have agreed to back the 'One Yorkshire' devolution deal.

Yorkshire devolution: Calls for Government to act as council leaders reach agreement on interim mayor

The Government was coming under pressure today to agree to proposals for a two-year mayoral term in South Yorkshire, a major stepping stone on the path to a full region-wide devolution deal, after a significant concession on the issue by the leader of Sheffield City Council.

Jared O'Mara has said he is returning to work

MP Jared O'Mara returning to work 'with immediate effect' after Yorkshire Post exposé

Sheffield Hallam MP Jared O'Mara has returned to work - one day after The Yorkshire Post revealed he had not been turning up at his constituency office.
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Jake Elliott, 20, went on trial at Sheffield Crown Court today

Man goes on trial accused of assaulting girl, 15, in South Yorkshire woodlands

A man has gone on trial, accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl in an incident alleged to have taken place in South Yorkshire woodlands almost two years ago.
The Star understands Crystal will re-open with its regular 'student night' tomorrow.

Sheffield bar where five men were stabbed in gang-related brawl will reportedly re-open tomorrow

A Sheffield bar, where five men were stabbed in a gang-related brawl on New Year's Eve, is reportedly due to re-open tomorrow after court orders kept it closed to the public for over a fortnight.

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