Resident: 'Absolutely unforgivable' more was not done to prevent trespassing before Sheffield student plunge tragedy

A resident who campaigned for more to be done to secure the site of a derelict Sheffield hotel where a student fell to his death says it is 'absolutely unforgivable' that security measures were not tightened in time to prevent the teen's tragic death.
Christopher Lister carried out the 'sneak-in' burglary at Noodle Doodle on April 4 this year

'Habitual' burglar jailed for breaking in and attacking staff member at Sheffield restaurant

A 'habitual' burglar broke into a Sheffield restaurant and stole over £1,110 of items from a staff room, before viciously attacking an employee who pursued him, a court heard.

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Thomas Rhodes (inset) died after falling from the ninth floor of the derelict Hallam Tower on March 26 last year

Owners not aware of 'epidemic' of trespassing at derelict Sheffield building where student fell to death, says coroner

The council and the owners of a derelict Sheffield building where a student fell to his death were not aware of the ‘epidemic’ of trespassing taking place, a coroner has said.

EASING THROUGH: Ding Junhui in action against Xiao Guodong at The Crucible on Tuesday morning. Picture: Simon Cooper/PA

World Championship: Ding Junhui hits cruise control at The Crucible

DING JUNHUI underlined his Betfred World Championship ambitions by closing out victory over Chinese compatriot Xiao Guodong in little more than an hour in the first round.

Paul Brooke (centre) made the claim during a press conference in Sheffield.

Sheffield Council accused of 'fabrication' of tree strategy cited in court case

A leading tree campaigner has accused Sheffield Council of the “fabrication” of a strategy document cited in a court decision to rule out a judicial review of felling operations in the city.
Alan Billings, police commissioner for South Yorkshire

Police chiefs to study impact of decision to return bobbies to the beat

POLICE chiefs at a Yorkshire force are to review how a decision to return officers to the beat is affecting its performance in other areas.

What now for Yorkshire devolution?

Bruce Katz and Jeremy Nowak: Devolution is a major chance to redefine city power in Leeds and Yorkshire

AS the Brexit deliberations unfold, the conventional wisdom is that the future of Britain will be decided by a small number of national elected officials responsible for negotiating the contours of the final relationship between Britain, Europe and the rest of the world. The Brexit game, one would conclude, is a game played exclusively by the few and the powerful.

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE: GB forward Rob Dowd in Budapest against Slovenia. Picture: Dean Woolley.

WATCH - Great Britain 3 Slovenia 1: Dowd hails ‘special’ performance by GB

SHEFFIELD STEELERS’ Rob Dowd urged caution from Great Britain after their opening day victory over favourites Slovenia at the World Championships in Hungary.

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RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME: Rob Dowd (No 12) taps home a mid-air puck to make it 2-1 to Great Britain against Slovenia in Budapest. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Highlights - Great Britain 3 Slovenia 1: Russell salutes 'outstanding heroes' after opening day triumph

GREAT BRITAIN got their World Championship campaign off to a spectacular start when they stunned top seeds Slovenia in Budapest.
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GB defenceman, Ben O'Connor. Picture: Dean Woolley.

GB capable of producing surprises in Budapest

BEN O’CONNOR is convinced Great Britain have the tools at their disposal to cause a few surprises at the World Championships in Budapest this week.
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BIG TEST: Sheffield Steelers' GB international, Jonathan Phillips. Picture: Dean Woolley

No identity crisis for GB as they face biggest test

JONATHAN PHILLIPS believes head coach Pete Russell has helped Great Britain’s senior team find its ‘identity’ again.

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Paul Brooke, centre, gave details of a potential legal challenge to the council's Streets Ahead contract at Friday's press conference.

Sheffield tree campaigners seek new legal challenge to council contract

Tree campaigners are getting legal advice on whether a judicial review can be sought in relation to ending the Streets Ahead contract, it has been revealed.

Police in riot helmets arrested one tree protester who had been crouched under a partially-raised truck. Pic: Scott Merrylees

Police spent £47,000 on overtime for Sheffield tree-felling operations in one month

South Yorkshire Police has revealed it spent £47,000 on overtime in just one month as it sent dozens of extra officers to tree-felling operations in Sheffield - as the only protester to be charged so far during that time said the case against him had been dropped.
Bakish Khan was jailed for five years and eight months for dealing heroin, during a hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday

Prolific Sheffield drug dealer put behind bars again

A prolific Sheffield drug dealer, previously sentenced to over 20 years in prison for the supply of Class A's, has been taken off the streets once more after police caught him selling heroin.
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A Sheffield woman has been jailed for over three-years for starting a blaze at her upstairs neighbour's flat, hours after the pair got into an argument.

Sheffield woman who set fire to own flat block to get revenge on neighbour is JAILED

A Sheffield woman has been jailed for over three-years for starting a blaze at her upstairs neighbour's flat, hours after the pair got into an argument.

Sheffield Council keeps tree-felling policy secret - claiming move is for the 'greater good'

Sheffield Council has ruled it is in the “greater good” to keep its official policy for the controversial felling of thousands of the city’s street trees secret.

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Despite his differences with the EU, Yanis Varoufakis campaigned for Britain to remain in 2016.

Why Yanis Varoufakis believes Britain should have stayed in the 'absolutely awful' EU

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis thinks the EU is ‘absolutely awful’ – but Jeremy Corbyn’s ally hopes to reform it through a new mass movement. Chris Burn reports.

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Yanis Varoufakis was in Yorkshire this week.

Yanis Varoufakis warns UK is heading for 'dog's Brexit'

Britain is heading for a “dog’s Brexit” in which it will end up “with the worst of all worlds”, former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has claimed.
A tree-felling protest in Sheffield.

The Yorkshire Post says: Rooting out the truth on Sheffield trees

SHEFFIELD Council has already suffered considerable reputational damage through the mishandling of its now notorious tree-felling programme, a major failure of public policy which resulted in dozens of police officers and private security guards being deployed to normally quiet residential streets to support removal operations in the face of growing public outrage.

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