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Doncaster man appears at court charged with indecent assault and child porn offence

A 47-year-old Doncaster man has appeared at court this afternoon, charged with indecent assault and a child pornography offence.
Tree felling work in Sheffield.

YP Letters: A root-and-branch approach to street trees

From: Tony Sheridan, St Mary’s Crescent, Tickhill, Doncaster.

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Child sex killer Peter Pickering found guilty of raping 18-year-old in 1972

A child sex killer dubbed The Beast of Wombwell has been found guilty of the violent rape of an 18-year-old woman more than four decades ago.

Campaigners have been protesting at what they as the unnecessary removal of trees.

Sheffield Council confirms contract containing 17,500 tree-felling figure won't be changed

Sheffield Council has confirmed it has not changed a controversial contract aiming for the replacement of half the city's street trees - and does not intend to do so until the end of the PFI deal in 2037.
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Yorkshire Police have lost track of 20 registered sex offenders, according to reports.

Yorkshire Police forces lose track of 20 sex offenders, report highlights

Police forces in Yorkshire have lost track of 20 registered sex offenders, according to a report published by Sky News.
Wentworth Woodhouse is one of Yorkshire's greatest buildings. (JPress).

The Yorkshire Post says: Manor reborn - Boost for South Yorkshire gem

It is Britain’s biggest privately owned home with the kind of heritage that money can’t buy. But, after a troubled recent past the future of Wentworth Woodhouse is looking brighter thanks to preservation plans drawn up to restore the Grade I Listed building.

Clifford Newbold at Wentworth Woodhouse

Planning bid goes in for a 365-room ‘fixer-up’

IT was the largest privately-owned house in England and, some say, Jane Austen’s inspiration for Pemberley in Pride and Prejudice, so it was always going to need more than a local builder, his estimate scribbled on an envelope, to take it on as a “fixer-upper”.

Letwell has a thriving community spirit, but the loss of the post office will be keenly felt.

Martyn Sharpe: Why will rue the day we allowed the closure of rural post offices

Mary Marsden might struggle to make sense of it all. In her day the post office was at the very centre of village life.

Sarah Champion MP.

Ukip ordered to pay Rotherham MPs' legal costs after defamation case

Ukip has been ordered to pay £175,000 in legal costs over a defamation case brought by three Labour MPs.

The charges were dismissed during a hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court today

Case dropped against men accused of trafficking Rotherham teenager

The case against two men accused of sex trafficking a Rotherham teenager has been dropped today, after a judge ruled there was not enough evidence to proceed to trial.


In pictures: The things that make you realise why you love Yorkshire

They are the landscapes, traditions and sense of quirkyness that help foster and define a sense of belonging.

Police arrest a tree campaigner in Sheffield earlier this month.

Sheffield left off Best Places to Live list over city's bitter tree-felling dispute

Sheffield's bitter row over tree-felling has seen it left out of a prestigious list of the country’s most desirable places to live.
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Weather: Hour-by-hour update for Yorkshire as yellow warning is issued

Yorkshire woke up to the remaining signs of the mini Beast from the East which struck the county over the weekend.
Police arrest a tree protester in Sheffield

The Yorkshire Post says: York’s coronation a stark contrast to Sheffield’s tree woes

It will come as little surprise to those who are fortunate enough to live in York but the fact that a new guide has crowned the walled city as the best place to live in Britain is still an undoubted cause for celebration.

Site of a proposed fracking site at Bramley Moor Road, Marsh Lane, near Sheffield. Picture: Simon Hulme

The Yorkshire Post says: Region deserves the truth on fracking’s future

Fracking is a subject that undoubtedly divides opinion but both supporters and opponents of the shale gas industry should be united in wishing to be properly informed about how the Government sees the process working in this country.

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The A57 Snake Pass also remained closed at 7pm.

SNOW UPDATE: Woodhead Pass to remain closed overnight

One of the major routes between Sheffield and Manchester will stay closed overnight following heavy snow.
Jarvis Cocker on stage. Picture: Louise Wilcockson.

Sold-out concert raises £11,500 for Sheffield tree campaigners

A concert featuring a number of Sheffield's music stars raised more than £11,500 to help campaigners fighting against the ongoing tree felling works in the city.
Snake Pass is closed.

SNOW UPDATE: Woodhead and Snake Pass remain closed

Two of the major trans-Pennine routes between Sheffield and Manchester remain closed this afternoon after the Mini Beast from the East brought a fresh deluge of snow.

The scene of Nether Edge Farmers' Market. Picture: Nether Edge Neighbourhood Group.

It's snow joke - farmers' market in Sheffield goes ahead despite Mini Beast from the East

Sheffielders showed their true grit when they came together and helped clear the snow so that a farmers' market could go ahead today.

Should the railway from Sheffield to london be upgraded?

YP Letters: Revive routes and remove need for HS2

From: Mr JA King, Thurgoland, Sheffield.

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