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Government's chief scientific advisor warns coronavirus is not under control as Yorkshire highlighted for rising cases

Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty picked out Yorkshire and the Humber, as well as the North East and North West, as particular areas of concern in a Downing Street press conference this evening.

He said: “This increase is accelerating quite rapidly in some of those

yesterday 18:26
Top Gear is back - here's when you can watch Series 29 and what to expect

Fans of vaguely car-related stupidness rejoice, Top Gear is back.

After a six-month break, the BBC’s hit motoring show returns to our screens this weekend with the usual mix of attention-grabbing supercars and daredevil stunts.

Last series’ escapades saw the presenters venture

yesterday 17:23
The #WeMakeEvents campaign explained - and how you can help the events industry to survive

The coronavirus pandemic has devastated the events industry, with theatres, festivals and grassroots venues all under threat.

The majority of live events have been unable to take place since lockdown was called in the UK on 23 March, meaning over six months of hardship for those working in

yesterday 17:23
What Boris Johnson said in his coronavirus briefing - everything you need to know

The Prime Minister led a Covid-19 briefing this evening after the UK recorded the highest number of daily coronavirus cases since the outbreak began.

Boris Johnson called for the nation to "stick together" after facing criticism over further confusion around the restrictions in place

yesterday 17:23
Fungi play vital role – but can be deadly, warns Sheffield wildlife expert

I have already seen many different species in woodlands and grasslands, and especially on

roadside verges with trees.

Many fungi are associated closely with plant roots and particularly with trees, and these are known as mycorrhizas.

Generally unseen unless to examine the roots

yesterday 17:23
Sheffield festival to highlight international cinema

Delivery of an online festival has not replaced what is core to our mission, the physical experience for artists in our programme and live engagement with audiences in our community.

We believe our community cannot fully exist without art and access to culture – a pillar on which true

yesterday 17:23
Thousands of homeowners can claim vouchers up to £5,000 for energy-saving home improvements - here's how

Thousands of homeowners can claim vouchers of up to £5,000 to spend on energy-saving home improvements, as part of the government's new grant scheme.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak first announced the £2 billion Green Homes Grant back in July, which forms part of a wider £3 billion green

yesterday 15:18
The surprising medical conditions you must tell the DVLA about - or face a huge fine

Driving after having one too many to drink is obviously banned as well as being on certain prescription drugs.

But, it turns out there's a huge list of health conditions that you must tell the DVLA about and some of them are very common.

And, if you don't tell the DVLA about any of

yesterday 15:18
Volkswagen Golf GTI price confirmed as order books open for eight generation of an icon

Volkswagen has announced prices and specifications for its latest Golf GTI as it begins to take orders for the new model, alongside the GTE performance plug-in hybrid.

The eight generation of the famed hot hatch costs from £33,460 for the six-speed manual variant, with a £1,500 premium

yesterday 14:14
The Corona Chronicles: Sheffield writer Judith Watkins hopes a second lockdown isn't looming

The Nearly Beloved isn’t impressed. He’s enjoyed being around co-workers at the office. For, with schools finally back, the harassed parents in his team have reappeared, all smiles and sighs of relief at being able to offload their offspring.

Literacy and maths have been handed back to

yesterday 12:08
We're trying to keep everyone safe, says Sheffield Hallam University vice-chancellor Prof Sir Chris Husbands

It is also made by its universities: two very strong universities who are at the very centre of the city’s innovation, research, development – and its economy.

In any other year, the end of September would see the city centre bursting with the energy and enthusiasm of new and returning

yesterday 11:05
Anti-fraud campaign warns drivers to watch out for these car insurance scams

A new anti-fraud campaign is highlighting a number of common car insurance cons amid fears that insurance fraud could be on the rise.

The Stop the Scams campaign has been launched by the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) after new data showed a five per cent increase in fraudulent insurance

yesterday 09:00
A rare number plate has sold for £300k at auction - here’s the registration

A car number plate with just two characters has entered into the top 10 most expensive licence plates in the UK.

The registration ‘J 4’ sold for £380,000. The price is a record for a licence plate from Jersey.

Auctioneer Simon Drieu said, “The lower the number, the more

yesterday 09:00
These are the towns and cities in England with the worst roads

Staycations have been a popular choice this year due to foreign travel restrictions, with a reported 18 million car journeys taken over the August bank holiday weekend alone. But for many drivers, the journey has been a rough ride across much of England’s road network, with as many as one in

yesterday 06:53
We're trying to keep everyone safe, says Sheffield Hallam University vice-chancellor Prof Sir Chris Husbands

It is also made by its universities: two very strong universities who are at the very centre of the city’s innovation, research, development – and its economy.

In any other year, the end of September would see the city centre bursting with the energy and enthusiasm of new and returning

2020-09-29 21:20
Easiest dog breeds to train: the 8 dogs which learn quickly from Border Collie to Labrador and German Shepherd - is yours on the list?

Here are the eight dogs breeds generally regarded easiest to train.

Borders Collies are known for their instincts and working ability, and are regarded as intelligent and easy to train dogs (Photo: Shutterstock)

Photo: Shutterstock

Border terriers are an affectionate breed of

2020-09-29 18:11
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Government's chief scientific advisor warns coronavirus is not under control as Yorkshire highlighted for rising cases

Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty picked out Yorkshire and the Humber, as well as the North East and North West, as particular areas of concern in a Downing Street press conference this evening.

He said: “This increase is accelerating quite rapidly in some of those

yesterday 18:26
Top Gear is back - here's when you can watch Series 29 and what to expect

Fans of vaguely car-related stupidness rejoice, Top Gear is back.

After a six-month break, the BBC’s hit motoring show returns to our screens this weekend with the usual mix of attention-grabbing supercars and daredevil stunts.

Last series’ escapades saw the presenters venture

yesterday 17:23
The #WeMakeEvents campaign explained - and how you can help the events industry to survive

The coronavirus pandemic has devastated the events industry, with theatres, festivals and grassroots venues all under threat.

The majority of live events have been unable to take place since lockdown was called in the UK on 23 March, meaning over six months of hardship for those working in

yesterday 17:23
What Boris Johnson said in his coronavirus briefing - everything you need to know

The Prime Minister led a Covid-19 briefing this evening after the UK recorded the highest number of daily coronavirus cases since the outbreak began.

Boris Johnson called for the nation to "stick together" after facing criticism over further confusion around the restrictions in place

yesterday 17:23
Fungi play vital role – but can be deadly, warns Sheffield wildlife expert

I have already seen many different species in woodlands and grasslands, and especially on

roadside verges with trees.

Many fungi are associated closely with plant roots and particularly with trees, and these are known as mycorrhizas.

Generally unseen unless to examine the roots

yesterday 17:23
Sheffield festival to highlight international cinema

Delivery of an online festival has not replaced what is core to our mission, the physical experience for artists in our programme and live engagement with audiences in our community.

We believe our community cannot fully exist without art and access to culture – a pillar on which true

yesterday 17:23
Thousands of homeowners can claim vouchers up to £5,000 for energy-saving home improvements - here's how

Thousands of homeowners can claim vouchers of up to £5,000 to spend on energy-saving home improvements, as part of the government's new grant scheme.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak first announced the £2 billion Green Homes Grant back in July, which forms part of a wider £3 billion green

yesterday 15:18
The surprising medical conditions you must tell the DVLA about - or face a huge fine

Driving after having one too many to drink is obviously banned as well as being on certain prescription drugs.

But, it turns out there's a huge list of health conditions that you must tell the DVLA about and some of them are very common.

And, if you don't tell the DVLA about any of

yesterday 15:18
Volkswagen Golf GTI price confirmed as order books open for eight generation of an icon

Volkswagen has announced prices and specifications for its latest Golf GTI as it begins to take orders for the new model, alongside the GTE performance plug-in hybrid.

The eight generation of the famed hot hatch costs from £33,460 for the six-speed manual variant, with a £1,500 premium

yesterday 14:14
The Corona Chronicles: Sheffield writer Judith Watkins hopes a second lockdown isn't looming

The Nearly Beloved isn’t impressed. He’s enjoyed being around co-workers at the office. For, with schools finally back, the harassed parents in his team have reappeared, all smiles and sighs of relief at being able to offload their offspring.

Literacy and maths have been handed back to

yesterday 12:08
We're trying to keep everyone safe, says Sheffield Hallam University vice-chancellor Prof Sir Chris Husbands

It is also made by its universities: two very strong universities who are at the very centre of the city’s innovation, research, development – and its economy.

In any other year, the end of September would see the city centre bursting with the energy and enthusiasm of new and returning

yesterday 11:05
Anti-fraud campaign warns drivers to watch out for these car insurance scams

A new anti-fraud campaign is highlighting a number of common car insurance cons amid fears that insurance fraud could be on the rise.

The Stop the Scams campaign has been launched by the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) after new data showed a five per cent increase in fraudulent insurance

yesterday 09:00
A rare number plate has sold for £300k at auction - here’s the registration

A car number plate with just two characters has entered into the top 10 most expensive licence plates in the UK.

The registration ‘J 4’ sold for £380,000. The price is a record for a licence plate from Jersey.

Auctioneer Simon Drieu said, “The lower the number, the more

yesterday 09:00
These are the towns and cities in England with the worst roads

Staycations have been a popular choice this year due to foreign travel restrictions, with a reported 18 million car journeys taken over the August bank holiday weekend alone. But for many drivers, the journey has been a rough ride across much of England’s road network, with as many as one in

yesterday 06:53
We're trying to keep everyone safe, says Sheffield Hallam University vice-chancellor Prof Sir Chris Husbands

It is also made by its universities: two very strong universities who are at the very centre of the city’s innovation, research, development – and its economy.

In any other year, the end of September would see the city centre bursting with the energy and enthusiasm of new and returning

2020-09-29 21:20
Easiest dog breeds to train: the 8 dogs which learn quickly from Border Collie to Labrador and German Shepherd - is yours on the list?

Here are the eight dogs breeds generally regarded easiest to train.

Borders Collies are known for their instincts and working ability, and are regarded as intelligent and easy to train dogs (Photo: Shutterstock)

Photo: Shutterstock

Border terriers are an affectionate breed of

2020-09-29 18:11
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yesterday 18:26 Government's chief scientific advisor warns coronavirus is not under control as Yorkshire highlighted for rising cases
yesterday 17:23 Top Gear is back - here's when you can watch Series 29 and what to expect
yesterday 17:23 The #WeMakeEvents campaign explained - and how you can help the events industry to survive
yesterday 17:23 What Boris Johnson said in his coronavirus briefing - everything you need to know
yesterday 17:23 Fungi play vital role – but can be deadly, warns Sheffield wildlife expert
yesterday 17:23 Sheffield festival to highlight international cinema
yesterday 15:18 Thousands of homeowners can claim vouchers up to £5,000 for energy-saving home improvements - here's how
yesterday 15:18 The surprising medical conditions you must tell the DVLA about - or face a huge fine
yesterday 14:14 Volkswagen Golf GTI price confirmed as order books open for eight generation of an icon
yesterday 12:08 The Corona Chronicles: Sheffield writer Judith Watkins hopes a second lockdown isn't looming
yesterday 11:05 We're trying to keep everyone safe, says Sheffield Hallam University vice-chancellor Prof Sir Chris Husbands
yesterday 09:00 Anti-fraud campaign warns drivers to watch out for these car insurance scams
yesterday 09:00 A rare number plate has sold for £300k at auction - here’s the registration
yesterday 06:53 These are the towns and cities in England with the worst roads
2020-09-29 21:20 We're trying to keep everyone safe, says Sheffield Hallam University vice-chancellor Prof Sir Chris Husbands
2020-09-29 18:11 Easiest dog breeds to train: the 8 dogs which learn quickly from Border Collie to Labrador and German Shepherd - is yours on the list?
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2020-09-29 16:05 Older people have been excluded from most coronavirus vaccine and treatment trials - and experts are concerned
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2020-09-29 12:57 Stars Maxine Peake and Imelda Staunton bring Alan Bennett's Talking Heads to Sheffield Crucible Theatre
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2020-09-29 11:53 Book your MOT now or risk a long wait and possible fine, drivers warned
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2020-09-28 19:06 If you don't self-isolate you could now be fined up to £10,000
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2020-09-28 16:59 Aldi plans to open 100 new shops by the end of 2021 - full list of locations so far
2020-09-28 16:59 These are the best and worst regions in the UK for drink-driving offences
2020-09-28 16:59 These 10 things could void your home and car insurance without you realising
2020-09-28 15:56 2020 VW ID.4 electric SUV gets range of 323 miles
2020-09-28 14:53 Alid plans to open 100 new shops by the end of 2021 - full list of locations so far
2020-09-28 14:53 How pregnant women have been discriminated against in the Coronavirus crisis
2020-09-28 13:50 Students in Scotland can only return home from university accommodation if they plan to stay put
2020-09-28 11:45 MG launches new all-electric estate and plug-in SUV
2020-09-27 14:45 Sheffield 1970s rock fans fought for city's Penthouse club to play the music they loved - and they won
2020-09-26 14:35 Sheffield Jazz returns to live music with top bands playing new socially-distanced season
2020-09-25 19:42 Santa’s grottos can still open this Christmas - here’s how they’ll be kept safe for kids
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