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Records smashed at Sheffield Children’s Hospital’s Easter Egg Run

A record 663 riders took part in the annual Theo’s Easter Egg Run on the hottest day of the year so far on Sunday as temperatures soared to around 25C.

Former superbike world champion James Toseland led riders into Weston Park, before delivering chocolate eggs to children at the nearby ...

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WATCH: Yorkshire rockers The Sherlocks in top gear on new all-star SKODA TV ad

They join pop star Paloma Faith, grime artist Lady Leshurr, pianist Alexis Ffrench and The Kingdom Choir who have all recorded their own versions of the 1968 Sammy Davis Jr hit song, I've Gotta Be Me.

It promotes SKODA's 'driven by something different' campaign to highlight ...

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No Supertram services for Sheffield Wednesday’s match against Bristol City

Stagecoach Supertram started work on a five-month rail replacement programme between Middlewood and Malin Bridge to Hillsborough on Friday.

READ MORE: Man dead after crash on Sheffield estate

During summer, the work will extend out to Shalesmoor before finishing in ...

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‘Much-loved husband, brother, uncle and son’ killed after being hit by car in Rotherham

Adam Cumpsty, aged 30, from Rotherham, was killed when he was hit on Broad Street, Parkgate, at around 10.30pm on Friday, April 19.

Police said two vehicles were driving in the direction of Parkgate when one of the vehicles collided with Mr Cumpsty.

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How the World Snooker Championship showcases Sheffield to the world

The sport’s top 32 players will battle it out at the city's Crucible Theatre through until Monday, May 6, with the tournament having got underway this morning.

And, after Sheffield Council said the competition would boost the city’s economy by around £3 million, the priceless exposure ...

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Easter weekend could be warmest for 70 years as Sheffield basks in glorious sunshine

The Met office said under fine clear skies, people can enjoy ‘dry, sunny and very warm conditions with temperatures rising’ on Saturday and Sunday to a possible 26C and ‘maybe a 27C’ on Easter Monday.

The UK's warmest Easter temperature was the 29.4C recorded at London's ...

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Group calling for change in way Sheffield Council makes decisions seeks donations

Community group It’s Our City! launched the Sheffield People’s Petition in August, with the intention of changing the decision-making process at Sheffield Town Hall.

The group is hoping to take action under the Localism Act 2011 to prompt a change from the council’s current ...

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Why Sheffield truly is the ‘home of snooker’ as World Championship gets underway

The sport’s top 16 ranked players have been joined by 16 qualifiers to compete for the tournament’s biggest-ever prize pot of £2.2 million, with the winner taking home £500,000.

But, as they all gathered for the annual event, they all said it was about so much more than that, with ...

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Specialist police officers carry out security checks as World Snooker Championship returns to Sheffield

Defending champion Mark Williams got this year’s tournament underway this morning as he takes on Martin Gould, while Belgian Luca Brecel (Bel) takes on Gary Wilson.

READ MORE: See behind the scenes at the Crucible Theatre as Sheffield prepares for World Snooker ...

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Superbike star James Toseland to lead hundreds of bikers as annual Easter Egg Run returns to Sheffield

The event, which has raised £68,000 for The Children’s Hospital Charity over the past 19 years, will be led by World Superbike champion James Toseland.

READ MORE: Wanted man in custody after ‘correcting spelling of his own name’ in South Yorkshire Police appeal

Bikers will ...

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Discrimination in football is no joke – in Sheffield or anywhere else
In the early 1990s as part of my work, in driving forward the anti-discrimination and equality agenda here in South Yorkshire and the UK, I was supporting national working groups focusing upon the field of sports and in particular-football (writes Chrissy Meleady). ...
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Win a two night stay with dinner at Sheffield’s newly transformed Jurys Inn                                        

The hotel unveiled a £2.7 million transformation of its bedrooms, bar, restaurant and lobby late last year.

The winner of this competition with the Sheffield Telegraph,  and their lucky guest, will enjoy a two night stay with breakfast in the newly designed bedrooms featuring stylish ...

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John Sheridan disappointed with lethargic Chesterfield in defeat to Gateshead

Chesterfield boss John Sheridan admits his side just “didn’t get going” during their 1-0 defeat at Gateshead.

The Spireites boss saw his charges’ impressive six-game unbeaten run come to an untimely end.

But it’s job done for Sheridan, whose first task when ...

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REPORT: Gateshead 1-0 Chesterfield - Penalty brings an end to Spireites’ unbeaten run

Chesterfield’s impressive six-game unbeaten run came to an untimely end after going down 1-0 at Gateshead.

John Sheridan’s side hadn’t tasted defeat since the beginning of March when they squandered two leads to lose 3-2 at home to Eastleigh.

Steven Rigg’s first-half ...

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Shocking motorway footage shows a driver slam on their brakes in front of a police car

by Matthew Calderbank

A police officer in Yorkshire has shared startling footage of a car stopping suddenly in the outside lane of a motorway to allow an emergency vehicle to pass.

PC Martin Willis, of West Yorkshire Police, shared the shocking dash cam video on Twitter after ...

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Video shows people being evacuated from Sheffield restaurant after nearby bin fire

Crews were called to the fire, which was in a bin store, off King Street, at around 10pm.

The blaze is believed to have been started deliberately.

READ MORE: UPPERTHORPE SHOOTING: Everything we know so far

The nearby Koummune restaurant had to be evacuated as a result because ...

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Points failure causing rail disruption between Sheffield and Doncaster 

The issue has happened on the rail line at Swinton and is causing some lines to be blocked that is causing delays in South and West Yorkshire. 

READ MORE: Sheffield city centre restaurant evacuated after bin store fire

READ MORE: Brutal Sheffield rapist jailed for life as ...

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Why you should never share photos of your driving licence or car documents online

Drivers have been urged not to share images of their personal or vehicle paperwork by the government agency responsible for licencing.

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has this week issued a fresh warning to drivers amid concerns that they could be exposing themselves to ...

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Quiz: Can you identify the illegal driving offences most drivers don’t know?

The Highway Code is the most important book for all new and old drivers, listing the things you can and cannot legally do while driving.

According to new research from GoCompare, around 75 per cent of drivers could not identify some of the driving offences in our quiz.

Have a go ...

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New Falco Lounge, giving a nod to Kes, to open in South Yorkshire creating 30 jobs

Falco Lounge will be the first site to open at The Glass Works, creating 30 jobs for local people.

The name is a loving nod to the Barnsley-based story of Kes, with Falco being the Latin genus for the falcon family. 

The Lounges will transform the site into a family-friendly ...

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Police step up patrols after shooting in Sheffield

An 18-year-old man was taken to hospital with a leg wound after police responded to reports that gunshots had been fired in Oxford Street, Upperthorpe, at about 11pm on Wednesday.

READ MORE: UPPERTHORPE SHOOTING: Everything we know so far

The teenager was taken to hospital with what ...

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