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Sheffield twice as happy with the state of its roads, poll says

The city has made the biggest overall improvement out of 112 local authorities that took part in the annual National Highways & Transport Public Satisfaction Survey.

The poll indicated that twice as many people were happy with the condition of Sheffield's roads than in 2010, two years ...

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Sheffield twice as happy with the state of its roads, poll says

The city has made the biggest overall improvement out of 112 local authorities that took part in the annual National Highways & Transport Public Satisfaction Survey.

The poll indicated that twice as many people were happy with the condition of Sheffield's roads than in 2010, two years ...

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Member of South Yorkshire gang jailed for abusing 13-year-old girl shouted 'no justice' as he left court

Judge David Dixon sentenced Riaz Makhmood, 39 to six years, nine months and gave both Sajid Ali, 38, and Zaheer Iqbal, 40 sentences of seven-and-a-half-years, after the three defendants were found unanimously guilty of 15 counts of indecent assault.

The outburst came at the conclusion of ...

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Action promised on buses, litter and leaves by Sheffield council chiefs at Star Cabinet meeting

Council chiefs have pledged to improve Sheffield's buses, do more to clear hazardous piles of leaves from the city's pavements and take a firm line on the blight of litter - three pressing issues raised at the latest Star Cabinet meeting.

Members of Sheffield Council's cabinet committee, ...

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Former Sheffield MP David Blunkett mourns death of 'brave' guide dog

Former home secretary David Blunkett has spoken of his sorrow at the sudden death of his guide dog Cosby.

Seven-year-old Labrador/retriever cross Cosby was put down last Friday after the discovery of an inoperable liver tumour.

He was Lord Blunkett’s sixth guide dog - following ...

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REVIEW: Dizzying delights of Disney on Ice 2017...

Immy actually squeals in delight as she runs into Minnie Mouse’s arms, and the two of them squeeze one another like old friends.

Next my little three-year-old turns her attention to Mickey who is also rewarded with a big bear hug, before the three of them turn and smile for the ...

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Motorcyclist seriously injured in smash outside Sheffield Arena

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash outside the Sheffield Arena last night as families were arriving at the venue for a Disney on Ice show.

Emergency services were alerted to the collision in Broughton Lane at 5pm and found that a motorbike and a white Mercedes car had collided ...

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Firefighters spent eight hours tackling Rotherham blaze

They received the call about the fire in Dalton Lane, Dalton, Rotherham, at 7pm and remained at the scene until 3am.

Crews are due to return this morning to check that the fire is fully out and to look into the cause of the blaze.

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BREAKING: Three South Yorkshire men found guilty of sexually abusing 12-year-old girl

It took the jury of six men and six women just under a day to find Sajid Ali, 38, Zaheer Iqbal, 40 and Riaz Makhmood, 39, guilty of a total of 15 counts of indecent assault carried out against a girl in the Masbrough area during the 1990s.

Judge David Dixon remanded the three men into ...

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BREAKING: Three South Yorkshire men found guilty of sexually abusing 12-year-old girl

It took the jury of six men and six women just under a day to find Sajid Ali, 38, Zaheer Iqbal, 40 and Riaz Makhmood, 39, guilty of a total of 15 counts of indecent assault carried out against a girl in the Masbrough area during the 1990s.

Judge David Dixon remanded the three men into ...

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TRAVEL: Crash close to Sheffield Arena and Centertainment closes major road

Police have closed a major Sheffield road after a crash between two vehicles

Police confirmed a collision involving a motorbike and a car on Broughton Lane happened at around 5pm today.

Broughton Lane between the Centertainment and Arena Square roundabout currently remain closed, ...

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Former Sheffield MP David Blunkett mourns death of 'brave' guide dog

Former home secretary David Blunkett has spoken of his sorrow at the sudden death of his guide dog Cosby.

Seven-year-old Labrador/retriever cross Cosby was put down last Friday after the discovery of an inoperable liver tumour.

He was Lord Blunkett’s sixth guide dog - following ...

today 07:13 open_in_new
Member of South Yorkshire gang jailed for abusing 13-year-old girl shouted 'no justice' as he left court

Judge David Dixon sentenced Riaz Makhmood, 39 to six years, nine months and gave both Sajid Ali, 38, and Zaheer Iqbal, 40 sentences of seven-and-a-half-years, after the three defendants were found unanimously guilty of 15 counts of indecent assault.

The outburst came at the conclusion of ...

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Sheffield United: What type of welcome did Wales star David Brooks get when he returned to Bramall Lane?

If David Brooks thought the red carpet treatment awaited when he returned to training with Sheffield United yesterday, the Wales international will have been sorely disappointed.

Less than 24 hours after making his full debut for Chris Coleman’s side, the youngster was summoned back to ...

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VIDEO: Call for extra safety measures at Sheffield tower block after man's death

Residents are calling for extra safety measures at a high-rise tower block after a man allegedly plunged to his death - just months after a previous tragedy at the same site.

Emergency services were called out to the Cliffe block in Stannington Road, Stannington, at 7.15am this morning ...

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Sheffield paedophile jailed for raping young girl

A Sheffield paedophile who sexually abused a young girl for over a year has been jailed.

Steven Fraser, aged 25, of Perkyn Road, Shiregreen, is today starting a nine year prison sentence after he forced a girl aged under 16 to engage in sexual activity on numerous occasions between June ...

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VIDEO: Call for extra safety measures at Sheffield tower block after man's death

Residents are calling for extra safety measures at a high-rise tower block after a man allegedly plunged to his death - just months after a previous tragedy at the same site.

Emergency services were called out to the Cliffe block in Stannington Road, Stannington, at 7.15am this morning ...

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VIDEO: Police cordon off Sheffield tower block

Police tape has been placed around the Cliffe block on Stannington Road, Stannington and officers are guarding the front of the 15-storey building.

A crime scene investigation van is also outside the block along with a number of police cars.

Details have not yet been released by ...

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VIDEO: Body found outside Sheffield tower block

Emergency services were called to the Cliffe block in Stannington Road, Stannington, at 7.15am following the discovery.

Officers sealed off the15-storey block with tape and stood guard while enquiries were carried out.

A crime scene investigation team was also alerted to the ...

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Body found outside Sheffield tower block

Emergency services were called to the Cliffe block in Stannington Road, Stannington, at 7.15am following the discovery.

Officers sealed off the15-storey block with tape and stood guard while enquiries were carried out.

A crime scene investigation team was also alerted to the ...

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Gunman hunted over shop raid in Sheffield

A police hunt is underway for a gunman who held up a Sheffield shop.

He struck at News and General Store, Verdon Street, Burngreave, at 2.45pm yesterday and made threats with what is believed to have been a gun in a plastic bag.

No other details have been released.

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