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Sheffield is ideal place for Doc/Fest

Sheffield is a unique city with a strong heritage forged by working people. It is also a city that has embraced culture and creativity with a population that challenges the status quo politically, economically and socially.

My view of Sheffield is therefore one of admiration: the dignity

today 10:26
Sheffield United: How Southampton helped shape the Chris Wilder we see today - Alan Biggs' Column

However, Southampton’s visit to Bramall Lane this weekend revives memories of a formative experience for the Sheffield United manager.

In short, he was booted out. The driven and successful guy you see today was partly forged from his response to that.

It’s not often you quote

today 22:53
'Austerity to blame' for rise in violent crime in South Yorkshire

Speaking at a public meeting organised after a 12-year-old boy was shot in Sheffield, councillors, politicians and police all blamed a rise in violent crime on cost-cutting measures from central government.South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Billings said: "In 2010 we had 3,000

today 22:53
Sheffield residents 'living in fear of gang violence' following spate of shootings and stabbings

Residents in a Sheffield suburb rocked by a spate of shootings and stabbings say they are living in fear of gang violence. More than 50 members of the Arbourthorne community attended a public meeting on Wednesday (22 January) which was organised after a 12-year-old boy was shot in broad

today 22:53
Hotline launched to keep Brits on track with New Year’s healthy eating resolutions

A new hotline has been launched to help keep Brits on track with their New Year’s healthy eating resolutions.

From Thursday 23rd January, life coach Rag Parkash and comedian Jimmy McGhie will be offering balanced advice to help Brits stick to their goals.

It comes after new

yesterday 17:38
These are the biggest retail closures of the last decade - how many do you remember?

Last year alone, nearly 22,000 jobs were lost due to businesses going into administration, with these being distributed across 1,147 locations in the UK. To assess the full impact store closures has had on jobs over the years, ABC Finance researched the closures of almost 9,000 locations from

yesterday 16:35
Unsociable shifts and no colour blindness: Minimum requirements for £53,000 Nothern train driver job

That’s the salary you’d get after three years of training.

But what else do you have to have in your locker to get the green light to become a driver?

Well, there’s quite a few rules and regulations stipulated by Northern that mean not just anyone can jump into the

yesterday 15:32
Sheffield Council explains why it tweeted schools across city were shut - when they weren't

The authority’s Twitter account announced the closure of a number of schools this lunchtime – but the messages were purely a test of the authority’s school closure alerts system.

A spokesman said: “We ask individual schools to test the automated school closure alert system every

yesterday 14:29
This Sheffield city centre hotel has launched a fitness workout you can do in your room

easyHotel, which has a branch on Sheffield’s High Street, says the workout is aimed at saving travellers money from splashing out on hotels with gyms by helping to get in shape under their own steam.

The work out is described as an “exclusive super-budget in-room high intensity

yesterday 13:26
Alan Biggs at Large: Sheffield United must invest to maintain upward momentum

It’s now about not falling between the cracks and you don’t have to be an expert at reading between the lines to interpret the manager’s act of faith in return for his commitment.

Wilder made it clearly knowing that the powerful kick-on he craves cannot happen in this transfer

yesterday 12:23
Will the European Union flag still be flown in Sheffield after Brexit? Here's the answer

And Sheffield will be no different, with the city’s EU flags likely to disappear after Brexit on January 31.

While the EU flag is not flown year round on any of the city’s official council buildings, it is flown on May 9 each year – Europe Day, when the nation’s across Europe come

yesterday 12:23
Opera North offer slice of the Big Apple

This piece by composer Kurt Weill is seldom revived these days, yet it played a big part in the development of the American musical - not least Guys and Dolls, which was packing them in at the Crucible recently.

And just like Frank Loesser's classic, this is a slice of life on the streets

yesterday 11:20
Mischief makers return with Peter Pan spoof

Having introduced their unique brand of farce and slapstick with the multi award-winning The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Mischief Theatre now bring to Sheffield their riotous spin on a timeless classic, Peter Pan Goes Wrong.

Co-written by Mischief Theatre

yesterday 11:20
Simms on Steelers: League champions? I've become a believer!

I think it has you know.

Sure, we have led the league all season but for such a long time we have played so many more games than the chasing pack.

Just ten days ago if Cardiff for example had won their games in hand they would have been seven points above us.

Today if they win

yesterday 10:17
There will be NO trains between Doncaster and London this weekend: Here's all you need to know

Significant disruption to journeys is expected this weekend with lines between Peterborough and King’s Cross closed on Saturday and Sunday.

The closure is because of the East Coast Upgrade – a £1.2billion investment which will provide faster journeys, more services, thousands more

yesterday 10:17
There are so many lovely green spaces in the city

Last year her debut novel, The Raven Wheel, was published by The Book Guild. If you buy a copy from Porter Book Shop, £2 goes to the shop and £7 goes to Sheffield Futures, a charity on Division Street supporting young people.

Dog-walking gems

We used to live right opposite Ruskin

yesterday 10:17
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Sheffield is ideal place for Doc/Fest

Sheffield is a unique city with a strong heritage forged by working people. It is also a city that has embraced culture and creativity with a population that challenges the status quo politically, economically and socially.

My view of Sheffield is therefore one of admiration: the dignity

today 10:26
Sheffield United: How Southampton helped shape the Chris Wilder we see today - Alan Biggs' Column

However, Southampton’s visit to Bramall Lane this weekend revives memories of a formative experience for the Sheffield United manager.

In short, he was booted out. The driven and successful guy you see today was partly forged from his response to that.

It’s not often you quote

today 22:53
'Austerity to blame' for rise in violent crime in South Yorkshire

Speaking at a public meeting organised after a 12-year-old boy was shot in Sheffield, councillors, politicians and police all blamed a rise in violent crime on cost-cutting measures from central government.South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Billings said: "In 2010 we had 3,000

today 22:53
Sheffield residents 'living in fear of gang violence' following spate of shootings and stabbings

Residents in a Sheffield suburb rocked by a spate of shootings and stabbings say they are living in fear of gang violence. More than 50 members of the Arbourthorne community attended a public meeting on Wednesday (22 January) which was organised after a 12-year-old boy was shot in broad

today 22:53
Hotline launched to keep Brits on track with New Year’s healthy eating resolutions

A new hotline has been launched to help keep Brits on track with their New Year’s healthy eating resolutions.

From Thursday 23rd January, life coach Rag Parkash and comedian Jimmy McGhie will be offering balanced advice to help Brits stick to their goals.

It comes after new

yesterday 17:38
These are the biggest retail closures of the last decade - how many do you remember?

Last year alone, nearly 22,000 jobs were lost due to businesses going into administration, with these being distributed across 1,147 locations in the UK. To assess the full impact store closures has had on jobs over the years, ABC Finance researched the closures of almost 9,000 locations from

yesterday 16:35
Unsociable shifts and no colour blindness: Minimum requirements for £53,000 Nothern train driver job

That’s the salary you’d get after three years of training.

But what else do you have to have in your locker to get the green light to become a driver?

Well, there’s quite a few rules and regulations stipulated by Northern that mean not just anyone can jump into the

yesterday 15:32
Sheffield Council explains why it tweeted schools across city were shut - when they weren't

The authority’s Twitter account announced the closure of a number of schools this lunchtime – but the messages were purely a test of the authority’s school closure alerts system.

A spokesman said: “We ask individual schools to test the automated school closure alert system every

yesterday 14:29
This Sheffield city centre hotel has launched a fitness workout you can do in your room

easyHotel, which has a branch on Sheffield’s High Street, says the workout is aimed at saving travellers money from splashing out on hotels with gyms by helping to get in shape under their own steam.

The work out is described as an “exclusive super-budget in-room high intensity

yesterday 13:26
Alan Biggs at Large: Sheffield United must invest to maintain upward momentum

It’s now about not falling between the cracks and you don’t have to be an expert at reading between the lines to interpret the manager’s act of faith in return for his commitment.

Wilder made it clearly knowing that the powerful kick-on he craves cannot happen in this transfer

yesterday 12:23
Will the European Union flag still be flown in Sheffield after Brexit? Here's the answer

And Sheffield will be no different, with the city’s EU flags likely to disappear after Brexit on January 31.

While the EU flag is not flown year round on any of the city’s official council buildings, it is flown on May 9 each year – Europe Day, when the nation’s across Europe come

yesterday 12:23
Opera North offer slice of the Big Apple

This piece by composer Kurt Weill is seldom revived these days, yet it played a big part in the development of the American musical - not least Guys and Dolls, which was packing them in at the Crucible recently.

And just like Frank Loesser's classic, this is a slice of life on the streets

yesterday 11:20
Mischief makers return with Peter Pan spoof

Having introduced their unique brand of farce and slapstick with the multi award-winning The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Mischief Theatre now bring to Sheffield their riotous spin on a timeless classic, Peter Pan Goes Wrong.

Co-written by Mischief Theatre

yesterday 11:20
Simms on Steelers: League champions? I've become a believer!

I think it has you know.

Sure, we have led the league all season but for such a long time we have played so many more games than the chasing pack.

Just ten days ago if Cardiff for example had won their games in hand they would have been seven points above us.

Today if they win

yesterday 10:17
There will be NO trains between Doncaster and London this weekend: Here's all you need to know

Significant disruption to journeys is expected this weekend with lines between Peterborough and King’s Cross closed on Saturday and Sunday.

The closure is because of the East Coast Upgrade – a £1.2billion investment which will provide faster journeys, more services, thousands more

yesterday 10:17
There are so many lovely green spaces in the city

Last year her debut novel, The Raven Wheel, was published by The Book Guild. If you buy a copy from Porter Book Shop, £2 goes to the shop and £7 goes to Sheffield Futures, a charity on Division Street supporting young people.

Dog-walking gems

We used to live right opposite Ruskin

yesterday 10:17
Latest news from Sheffield
today 10:26 Sheffield is ideal place for Doc/Fest
today 22:53 Sheffield United: How Southampton helped shape the Chris Wilder we see today - Alan Biggs' Column
today 22:53 'Austerity to blame' for rise in violent crime in South Yorkshire
today 22:53 Sheffield residents 'living in fear of gang violence' following spate of shootings and stabbings
yesterday 17:38 Hotline launched to keep Brits on track with New Year’s healthy eating resolutions
yesterday 16:35 These are the biggest retail closures of the last decade - how many do you remember?
yesterday 15:32 Unsociable shifts and no colour blindness: Minimum requirements for £53,000 Nothern train driver job
yesterday 14:29 Sheffield Council explains why it tweeted schools across city were shut - when they weren't
yesterday 13:26 This Sheffield city centre hotel has launched a fitness workout you can do in your room
yesterday 12:23 Alan Biggs at Large: Sheffield United must invest to maintain upward momentum
yesterday 12:23 Will the European Union flag still be flown in Sheffield after Brexit? Here's the answer
yesterday 11:20 Opera North offer slice of the Big Apple
yesterday 11:20 Mischief makers return with Peter Pan spoof
yesterday 10:17 Simms on Steelers: League champions? I've become a believer!
yesterday 10:17 There will be NO trains between Doncaster and London this weekend: Here's all you need to know
yesterday 10:17 There are so many lovely green spaces in the city
yesterday 09:14 Extinction Rebellion are planning ANOTHER protest in Sheffield city centre - promising "theatre and die-ins”
yesterday 09:14 Love Island star Mike opens up on Sheffield United career - but viewers weren't impressed
yesterday 09:14 Doncaster Council 'committed' to future of town park after volunteers quit over cafe row
2020-01-21 19:29 These are the 20 most popular baby girl and boy names in the world
2020-01-21 19:29 Sheffield band Bring Me The Horizon up for two NME Awards
2020-01-21 18:28 Great gran, 72, wins street fight against Doncaster man after he tries to flog her stolen bike
2020-01-21 17:23 Louis Tomlinson announces album signing session at his beloved Doncaster Rovers
2020-01-21 15:17 'Our beloved daughter': Family tribute after 21-year-old Doncaster model dies in cliff fall in Australia
2020-01-21 12:08 This is when Topshop and Topman will shut in Doncaster as owner confirms closure
2020-01-21 12:08 A huge luxury store and champagne bar is coming to Meadowhall - and this is when it will open
2020-01-21 00:35 Sheffield’s Meadowhall issues important new parking information for shoppers
2020-01-20 22:29 Gritters out in Sheffield tonight as temperatures expected to plummet
2020-01-20 22:29 Sheffield’s Meadowhall announces important new parking information for shoppers
2020-01-20 20:23 Showroom Cinema with Andy Moore
2020-01-20 20:23 Meadowhall announce important new parking information for shoppers
2020-01-20 19:20 TECH TALK: Minut all-in-one smart home alarm
2020-01-20 19:20 Sheffield boxer Scott Westgarth died after sustaining a number of powerful ‘blows to the head’ in ‘gruelling’ ten-round fight, inquest hears.
2020-01-20 18:17 Envelopes with £50 free cash were being given out in Sheffield this morning - this is why
2020-01-20 16:12 Woman whose husband died in Sheffield smart motorway crash to appear in TV documentary tonight
2020-01-20 14:05 Tributes as former Doncaster St Leger winner Bollin Eric dies at 21
2020-01-20 14:05 Former Sheffield United player and Love Island star investigated by police for 'improper conduct'
2020-01-20 11:59 Antiques Column with Michael Dowse
2020-01-19 21:17 Police launch appeal to find missing 83-year-old Doncaster man
2020-01-19 20:14 Hundreds of homes across Sheffield without water after huge main bursts in city centre
2020-01-19 12:53 Sheffield gig for city Americana band Fargo Railroad Company
2020-01-19 11:50 Are these the best bars, clubs and pubs in Sheffield? Have your say
2020-01-19 11:50 Here's where you can watch the Rugby League World Cup in South Yorkshire
2020-01-18 19:02 Fancy earning £53,000 a year as a Northern train driver? Here's how to apply
2020-01-18 14:50 Doncaster men and women to stage Full Monty charity strip show for murdered tot Keigan O'Brien
2020-01-18 13:47 Audio store Bose to shut in Meadowhall as firm announces closure of 119 shops around world
2020-01-18 12:44 Full military honours funeral for Doncaster World War 2 D-Day hero
2020-01-18 11:41 Police launch hunt Sheffield thief after he breaches restraining order
2020-01-18 11:41 Farmer, 82, from near Sheffield becomes unlikely YouTube star with millions of fans around globe
2020-01-18 10:38 Cold day ahead with plenty of sunshine for South Yorkshire and Derbyshire
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