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Barnsley: MacDonald’s delight at new deal

Barnsley defender Angus MacDonald is delighted to have extended his stay at Oakwell.

The 24-year-old joined the Reds last summer from non-league Torquay United.

At the time Alfie Mawson was at the heart of Paul Heckingbottom’s defence, alongside Marc Roberts, but Mawson’s move to ...

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Rotherham United: Speak up, Boy ... Millers’ message to new signing Ajayi

Rotherham United are hoping new boy Semi Ajayi will give them plenty to shout about in League One next season.

The centre-half has signed a three-year permanent deal after impressing for the Championship club since joining them on loan from Cardiff City in the January transfer ...

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Sheffield Steelers coach nails injury rumours
Steelers boss Paul Thompson has nailed rumours that his team will be going into the Play Off quarter finals against Nottingham Panthers this coming weekend with a question mark over Ervins Mustukovs’ fitness. ...
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Pies and pints cost me my fight career, admits Sheffield boxer

John Fewkes has a message for the young boxers he trains: “Do as I say, not what I did.”

The one-time English title contender quit the sport too soon because of lifestyle issues.

He has a lot of regrets...but is now using them to convince young prospects to live a ...

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Sheffield United: Bring it on! Wilder says Blades are relishing battle at the top after win over Millwall

Manager Chris Wilder insists Sheffield United are embracing the pressure of the League One run-in after taking another huge step towards promotion last night.

Wilder’s side moved 13 points clear of third-placed Fleetwood Town, and seven ahead of Bolton in second, after beating play-off ...

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Match Analysis: Sheffield United 2 Millwall 0 - Jack O’Connell exorcises his Den demons as Blades go seven points clear
Seven months on from his darkest days in a red and white shirt, Jack O’Connell exorcised some personal demons at Bramall Lane last night as Sheffield United took another giant step towards the Championship. ...
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Match Analysis: Sheffield United 2 Millwall 0 - Jack O’Connell exorcises his Den demons as Blades go seven points clear
Seven months on from his darkest days in a red and white shirt, Jack O’Connell exorcised some personal demons at Bramall Lane last night as Sheffield United took another giant step towards the Championship. ...
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BREAKING: Man arrested on suspicion of murdering Sheffield dad Jordan Hill

Jordan, aged 21, was stabbed to death inside his home on Southey Avenue, Longley on Thursday, March 23.

Emergency services were called to the flat at around 9.45pm. He was taken to hospital but Jordan sadly died as a result of his injuries.

But detectives have today arrested a man ...

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BREAKING: Emergency services attend fire close to Sheffield leisure centre

A spokesman from Hillsborough Leisure Centre on Penistone Road told The Star a nearby blaze prompted bosses to evacuated customers and staff at around 4.45pm this evening.

The centre is closed until tomorrow

A spokesman from South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue said fire engines from ...

today 22:53 open_in_new
BREAKING: Fake NHS worker found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting vulnerable Sheffield women

A fake NHS worker who gained the trust of vulnerable Sheffield woman and plied them with alcohol and drugs before sexually assaulting them, has been jailed.

Dean Chambers, aged 49, of Green Oak Road, Totley, was found guilty of two counts of sexual assault, one count of perverting the ...

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MATCHDAY LIVE: Sheffield United v Millwall - as it happens

Can Chris Wilder's side avenge their 2-1 defeat at The Den back in December? Keep up to date on our matchday blog, and refresh your page for the latest update.

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Star Interview with Richard Blackledge: Assay Master’s 40 years with Sheffield’s hallmark of quality

From sweeping the car park at Sheffield’s Assay Office to taking one of the city’s most historic titles, Ashley Carson worked his way to the top in time-honoured fashion.

And the Assay Master - who’s in his 40th year with the business - never takes his role for ...

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MATCHDAY LIVE: Sheffield United v Millwall - as it happens

Can Chris Wilder's side avenge their 2-1 defeat at The Den back in December? Keep up to date on our matchday blog, and refresh your page for the latest update.

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Sheffield nurses to take on hiking challenge to raise funds for Uganda hospital

A team of nurses plan to hike over 25 miles through the Peak District to raise money for a hospital in Uganda.

Hedley Bishop, Jimmy Sherwin, Andy Algar, Emma Bishop and Leanne Casey, who all work for Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, will take on the Peak District Four Peak ...

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BREAKING: Man arrested on suspicion of murdering Sheffield dad Jordan Hill

Jordan, aged 21, was stabbed to death inside his home on Southey Avenue, Longley on Thursday, March 23.

Emergency services were called to the flat at around 9.45pm. He was taken to hospital but Jordan sadly died as a result of his injuries.

But detectives have today arrested a man ...

yesterday 19:35 open_in_new
BREAKING: Fake NHS worker found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting vulnerable Sheffield women

A fake NHS worker who gained the trust of vulnerable Sheffield woman and plied them with alcohol and drugs before sexually assaulting them, has been jailed.

Dean Chambers, aged 49, of Green Oak Road, Totley, was found guilty of two counts of sexual assault, one count of perverting the ...

yesterday 19:35 open_in_new
BREAKING: Emergency services attend fire close to Sheffield leisure centre

A spokesman from Hillsborough Leisure Centre on Penistone Road told The Star a nearby blaze prompted bosses to evacuated customers and staff at around 4.45pm this evening.

The centre is closed until tomorrow

A spokesman from South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue said fire engines from ...

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Column: Thoughts with terror victims

My thoughts and prayers remain with those afflicted by the dreadful terrorist attack in London.

I would like to start my column in an effort to reassure you regarding our preparedness for the ongoing threat we face.

I am sure that you will have been impressed with the speed and ...

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Sheffield nurses to take on hiking challenge to raise funds for Uganda hospital

A team of nurses plan to hike over 25 miles through the Peak District to raise money for a hospital in Uganda.

Hedley Bishop, Jimmy Sherwin, Andy Algar, Emma Bishop and Leanne Casey, who all work for Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, will take on the Peak District Four Peak ...

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Quality family time at country park

With the arrival of spring, and the recent brightening weather, we were fancying somewhere to stretch our legs recently.

We did a bit of Googling and were surprised to find we were just five minutes away from Angler’s Country Park, just across the border from us into Wakefield.

We ...

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Sheffield thief who stole hire cars and delivered them for transportation across mainland Europe is jailed

A Sheffield dad who stole hire cars and transferred them through Dover and onto mainland Europe to pay off gambling debts, has been jailed.

Wieslaw Mirga, aged 38, originally from Poland but now of Sturton Road, Pitsmoor, went on the run for two years in his native country after he was ...

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