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This is why rodent and wasp numbers are on the rise
The unusually warm weather has seen an influx in the number of pests, with the return of the heatwave now providing the perfect conditions for not only rodents such as rats and mice to thrive, but wasps too. ...
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Dangerous driver bragged about speeding on Facebook after killing beloved South Yorkshire man in horror crash

CCTV analysis carried out by the police revealed that Joshua Mewes was travelling at 65 mph - over double the speed limit - when he hit 64-year-old pedestrian, Robert Kolt, as he was crossing Doncaster Road, Dalton, near Rotherham at around 8.20pm on March 18 last year.

Prosecutor, Ian ...

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Wildlife Column: A flutter of summertime moths...
Hot, humid weather is great for moths generally, and for big ‘hawkmoths’ in particular. There are several species which may be encountered in and around your garden and it really depends on what species of trees and shrubs or perhaps other vegetation that you have nearby. ...
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South Yorkshire Travelmaster operators introduce discount for 18-21 year olds

A new '18-21 Discount Card' will be introduced in South Yorkshire this September, offering a new and enhanced approach to providing discounts to young people in the region.

TravelMaster, the commercial organisation responsible for delivering and managing multi-operator and integrated ...

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South Yorkshire Police inspector's epic cycle ride in memory of mum who battled dementia

A top cop got on his bike to complete an epic cycle ride in memory of his mum who died from dementia.

Doncaster custody inspector Richard Collingwood wanted to do something in remembrance of his mum Eileen who died aged 78 after a seven-year battle with the illness in May last year. ...

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Spate of arson attacks across South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire was hit by a spate of arson attacks last night.

Yobs set fire to a pile of litter off Manor Park Crescent, Manor Top, at just after 7pm.

READ MORE: Band appeals after equipment is stolen in Sheffield A crew from Birley Station was called out to deal with the blaze. ...

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Warning to stay out of the sun as the 'Mediterranean Melt' temperatures soar above 30C

A warning has been issued across the UK to stay out of the sun this week as temperatures hit a high.

The Met Office has issued an amber heatwave alert, and is urging people to not go outdoors, keep their windows shut and to draw curtains, with thermometers expected to reach 101F!

The ...

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Rocketing demand for old churches around Sheffield, auction sales reveal

Redundant churches are the must-have properties of the current market it seems, with buyers clamouring to make one their own at auction.

Properties in need of renovation and modernisation are in great demand in general, as available stock to buy is in short supply, recent sales have ...

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Man dies after car hits tree in South Yorkshire

A man has died after a car hit a tree in South Yorkshire.

The 24-year-old was a passenger in a black Landrover Freelander which was travelling along Bawtry Road in Rotherham towards Centenary Way when it hit a tree on Saturday at 12.45am.

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Thousands of days lost to bed blocking at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

In May, the latest month for which figures are available, patients at the trust spent a total of 2,209 days waiting to be discharged or transferred to a different care facility - equivalent to over six years of waiting time.

The figures show that 63% of these delays were caused by problems ...

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Sheffield criminal at large wanted for prison recall

A Sheffield criminal is at large and wanted by police for recall back to prison.

Officers are tracing 35-year-old James Dixon, also known by an alias of Lee Arthur Dixon, who is known to frequent the Firth Park and city centre areas of Sheffield.

READ MORE: Band appeals after ...

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REVEALED: The first pictures of the exciting new 150-acre expansion at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

A 150-acre expansion of the innovative park will create more ground-breaking animal reserves bringing new species to the Park, enhanced visitor facilities and provide a huge boost for the local economy.

Lakes, reserves and diverse habitats will be introduced in the expansion so the park ...

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Broken down vehicle causing delays on motorway near Sheffield

There is a lane closure in place on the M1 northbound between junctions 30 and 31.

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Competition for Chip shop of the Year 2018: It is time to vote for your winning chippy

The competition is really hotting up.

We’ve got our top finalists for the Chip Shop Of The Year 2018 and now the competition is all about finding who will be number one

You’ve given us ten mouth-watering candidates and now it’s time to ensure your favourite nets the top spot. ...

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South Yorkshire trio on murder arrest after woman's death outside seaside bar

Three people from South Yorkshire have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman outside a seaside bar.

Caroline Fisher, aged 52, of Eastwood in Nottinghamshire, died in hospital after a fight reportedly broke out outside Buzz Bar on Sea Lane, Ingoldmells, on ...

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Relief as two missing boys from near Sheffield found

Derbyshire Police said they were "very concerned" for the welfare of Kieran Marson, aged 14, and Ethan Oldfield, aged six, who had been missing from their Reinshaw home since 3.30pm yesterday afternoon.

READ MORE: Band appeals after equipment is stolen in Sheffield

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS: Two dead and numerous injured in Canadian city shooting

Two people have died and 13 others injured after a shooting attack near a restaurant in the Canadian city of Toronto last night.

Police confirmed that one of those killed was a woman and the other was the shooter, who died after an exchange of gunfire with police.

Among those injured ...

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Sheffield primary school recognised with prestigious nurturing award

Ballifield Primary School, in Handsworth, has been presented with the Marjorie Boxall Quality Mark Award by national charity Nurtureuk.

The accolade it awarded to schools that demonstrate exemplary practice in supporting a range of pupil needs in their school nurture groups.

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Nuneaton 0-5 Chesterfield - Spireites put on five star display

Chesterfield registered a 5-0 win over Nuneaton this afternoon in their latest pre-season friendly.

The Spireites made a blistering start to the match with Lewis Walker opening the scoring on three minutes.

Soon after it was two when Lee Shaw scored for the visitors and Jamie Sharman ...

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Ambitious Sheffield football club Handsworth Parramore reveals string of new signings
Handsworth Parramore have unveiled a string of new signings as manager Jas Colliver re-shapes his squad as the ambitious Ambers hope to mount a promotion push in their quest to reach the Evo-Stik League. ...
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'Once we start in a location we've done multiple things thereafter': Meet the developers turning listed Sheffield cutlery works into 100 apartments
"We were keen to do something in Sheffield for a long time," says Tim Heatley, surveying the Grade II-listed Eye Witness Works with his business partner Adam Higgins as they prepare to transform the old cutlery factory into a £25 million apartments complex. ...
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