Sheffield Telegraph

Chance for Sheffield pupils to become cyber security experts

Sheffield teenagers have the chance to become cyber security experts by entering a Government competition.

Entries to CyberFirst, part of the National Cyber Security Programme, are now open to Sheffield pupils preparing for their A-levels.

Up to 250 successful recruits will get ...

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VIDEO: Family of Sheffield man shot dead say 'We are all grieving'

The family of a young man with a 'heart of gold' shot dead in broad day light on a Sheffield street have told of their grief over the tragedy.

Assel Al-Essaie, aged 23, was shot in the chest in Daniel Hill, Upperthorpe, on Saturday afternoon where he is believed to have been attending a ...

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Last gasp defeat for plucky Sheffield Steeldogs

They lost 4-5 after drawing in regulation time.

Games between the Steeldogs and the Wildcats have a habit of being entertaining, attacking encounters and Saturday's game in Swindon more than matched that reputation.

Sheffield came out quickly and both Arnoldas Bosas and Liam Kirk ...

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Sheffield care home branded 'inadequate' and placed into special measures following damning inspection

A Sheffield care home has been placed into special measures after Government inspectors revealed a raft of failings.

Croftacres care home on Hibbard Road, Malin Bridge, was heavily criticised following an unannounced visit from the Care Quality Commission and was given the lowest score ...

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CCTV released of man wanted in connection with violence after Barnsley and Leeds match

Police have issued a CCTV picture of a man they are tracing after violence flared at a Barnsley v Leeds United football match.

Police have arrested eight men in connection with the disorder at Barnsley's Oakwell Stadium on Saturday, January 21. Six of these have been charged with alleged ...

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Significant improvements see Sheffield rise up the school rankings

Attainment across all stages of primary and secondary education has seen the city make significant improvements, pushing it up the rankings when compared with other local authorities.

Only four primary schools are failing to meeting the attainment and progress measures, putting them below ...

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Headteacher speaks out after Sheffield school closes suddenly

Handsworth Christian School, in Handsworth, shut on Thursday, seven days after parents and staff were told it was being placed into liquidation.

Headteacher Tony Swift said the decline in pupil number had created a 'long-term funding problem' which meant the private school could not ...

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Strike action could cause disruption on South Yorkshire's railway network

Workers on Northern Rail - which runs train services across South Yorkshire - are going to be balloted for strike action.

Transport union RMT said they are taking action in a row over the role of guards.

Union bosses have informed Arriva Rail North that conductors who are union ...

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Some South Yorkshire children 'at risk of starting school behind their peers'

A charity is calling for all nurseries in South Yorkshire to have a qualified early years teacher to make sure kids start developing at an early age.

All nurseries have staff trained to care for children, but not all have trained specialists to help youngsters to develop their early ...

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Particles from outer space ‘wreaking low-grade havoc on mobile phones and computers’

Alien subatomic particles raining down from outer space are wreaking “low-grade havoc” on mobile phones and computers, according to new research.

The study suggests that when a computer crashes or smartphone freezes it may be down to the impact of electrically charged ...

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Fizzy drinks spark liver disease warning

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, biscuits, cakes and ice cream is causing an epidemic of liver disease among youngsters, warns new research.

Up to half of obese children are suffering a severe second stage of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) that leads to inflammation of the ...

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Global airlines see Doncaster Sheffield airport in new light

Global airlines are seeing Doncaster Sheffield Airport in a new light thanks to massive growth, strong support - and The Star’s campaign to promote it.

Chris Harcombe, head of aviation development, said in the last week an international operator had spoken to him “quite ...

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South Yorkshire farmer’s live lamb cam is an internet hit

A Barnsley farmer is celebrating an award win with a series of live lamb cam videos that’s turning him into an internet sensation.

Roger Nicholson, aged 73, and his son Robert have been ‘going live’ from Cannon Hall Farm on Facebook for the last week - and now have their own fan ...

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Top Langley Park student heading for science Big Bang Birmingham finals

Science whizz kid Anjaly Joseph has won through to the UK final of The Big Bang UK Young Scientsists and Engineers Competition after amazing judges at the regional heats.

Anjaly, 18, a student at Longley Park Sixth Form College in Sheffield, impressed the judges by investigating and ...

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Video: We just need to keep winning says Sheffield Steelers boss

Ten games remain for Steelers to do the impossible and stop the Cardiff Devils’ title juggernaut.

Two weekend wins over Manchester Storm put points in the bank, but failed to bring Steelers closer to the league leaders, who pulled off back-to-back wins over Belfast Giants which ...

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Sheffield United: No squad better than ours in this league, says Chris Wilder

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder insisted he would not swap his players for any others in the division following their top of the table clash with Scunthorpe.

United remained five points clear at the top of League One despite being held to a draw by Graham Alexander’s second placed ...

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Sheffield United: Why bearded Jack O’Connell’s family are fans of the Blades ... United 1 Scunthorpe 1
Bearded and slightly bewildered by the fact they did not win the game, Jack O’Connell stroked his freshly grown whiskers as he revealed Sheffield United have a new fan club back home in Liverpool. ...
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Abdi and Forestieri magic as Owls pass big test ... Nottingham Forest 1 Sheffield Wednesday 2

The short trip to the City Ground had all the ingredients of being a tough, tricky assignment for Sheffield Wednesday.

Nottingham Forest entered Saturday’s contest having won three on the spin in their own backyard and boasting the best home record in the Championship’s bottom ...

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Keep it up! Keiren Westwood’s call to in-form Sheffield Wednesday

Goalkeeper Keiren Westwood has challenged his team mates to maintain the excellent form that has reaped four wins in a row for the in-form Owls.

No team in the second-tier have picked up more points (34) than Carlos Carvalhal’s side in the last 16 matches.

Stunning goals by Almen ...

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Was top athlete sabotaged at Sheffield EIS event?

Sprinter Richard Kilty has questioned whether his attempt to defend his European Indoor Championships title was sabotaged.

The reigning 60metre champion lost his spikes just before last week’s final at the Indoor Trials in Sheffield and was disqualified for a false start.

At the ...

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Video: We just need to keep winning says Sheffield Steelers boss

Ten games remain for Steelers to do the impossible and stop the Cardiff Devils’ title juggernaut.

Two weekend wins over Manchester Storm put points in the bank, but failed to bring Steelers closer to the league leaders, who pulled off back-to-back wins over Belfast Giants which ...

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