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Sheffield Wednesday: Expert warns of ‘red flag’ as wait for Owls’ accounts continues

The Owls are yet to publish their finances after delaying the original deadline of 27 February by a further two months.

And football finance expert Kieran Maguire has warned that the club lay themselves open to having “clandestine reasons” for not publishing the ...

2019-05-15 12:17 open_in_new
Championship rumours: Sheffield Wednesday defender seals swift move, Leeds urge starlet to spurn Manchester United, Nottingham Forest flop set for Serie A switch

Here’s all the latest rumours from the Championship…

Leeds United have urged Swansea City winger to stall his move to Manchester United, until it's confirmed whether the Whites have achieved promotion or not. (Football Insider)

Middlesbrough are said to be keen on ADO Den ...

2019-05-15 11:14 open_in_new
Sinkhole appears in Sheffield suburb - see the pictures and video 

The two ft wide and 10ft deep hole has opened up in Albert Road Terrace, Upperthorpe.

CRIME: Cannabis, hammer, BB gun and cash found during police raid in Sheffield

The road has been closed this morning.

READ MORE: Police make more than 10 arrests per week in crackdown on ...

2019-05-15 11:14 open_in_new
Sheffield road closed after sinkhole appears

The sinkhole appeared in Albert Terrace Road in Upperthorpe overnight.

POLICE: Concerns raised over rise in organised crime

READ MORE: Residents express shock at rape of woman in Sheffield suburb

Sheffield Council contractor Amey posted on Twitter: “Please be aware that we ...

2019-05-15 11:14 open_in_new
Sheffield road closed after sink hole appears

The sinkhole appeared in Albert Terrace Road in Upperthorpe overnight.

POLICE: Concerns raised over rise in organised crime

READ MORE: Residents express shock at rape of woman in Sheffield suburb

Sheffield Council contractor Amey posted on Twitter: “Please be aware that we ...

2019-05-15 10:11 open_in_new
WOODSEATS RAPE: Everything we know so far as Sheffield detectives hunt sex attacker

- The rapist struck in Woodseats in broad daylight at around 9.30am yesterday.

CRIME: Concerns raised over rise in organised crime

- He targeted a 27-year-old woman, who was walking on an area of grassland just off Ulverston Road.

 COURT: South Yorkshire duo admit falsely ...

2019-05-15 10:11 open_in_new
Police hunt alleged rapist after woman is attacked in Sheffield suburb

The woman, aged 27, was walking on a grassed area adjacent to Ulverston Road, in Woodseats, at around 9:30am this morning, Tuesday May 14, when the incident occurred.

READ MORE: Climate campaigners ‘to die’ in Sheffield Town Hall

Detective Sergeant Andy Shields, investigating, ...

2019-05-15 09:08 open_in_new
Mickey Mouse safety campaign aims to tackle parents’ fears of speeding near schools

A new safety campaign has enlisted the designer of Britain’s iconic road signs and some famous faces from children’s entertainment to encourage drivers to take more care around schools.

Road safety charity Brake has teamed up with TV channel Disney Junior and designer Margaret Calvert ...

2019-05-15 02:50 open_in_new
Sheffield United: ‘This caps off an incredible season,’ says Chris Wilder after beating Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp to top boss award

Sheffield United boss Wilder had already been named Championship Manager of the Year at the ceremony before picking up the top prize, The Sir Alex Ferguson Trophy, as overall Manager of the Year.

Wilder has been in celebratory mood for the past two weeks now, since clinching promotion to ...

2019-05-15 02:50 open_in_new
When is the 2019 Jim Clark Rally and where can I watch it?

The organisers of the Jim Clark Rally have confirmed that the memorial competition will be run in 2019, following a four-year hiatus.

The rally was run on closed public roads around the Scottish Borders, close to the F1 champion’s birthplace of Duns, from 1970 until 2014, when three ...

2019-05-14 23:41 open_in_new
Why wearing the wrong sunglasses while driving could see you fined

As the weather finally begins to improve drivers are being urged by road safety experts to make sure they don’t fall foul of a little-known driving rule.

This week is Sun Awareness Week and while there’s plenty of advice being offered on the potential health effects of overexposure, ...

2019-05-14 22:38 open_in_new
Tougher theory tests mean learner drivers are failing more than half the time

Harder driving theory tests have led to less than half of all would-be motorists passing the exam in the last year.

Only 47 per cent of driving hopefuls passed their theory test over the last 12 months – a drop of a quarter in just over a decade.

In 2007/08, 65 per cent of ...

2019-05-14 22:38 open_in_new
Virgin rubbish claims hot air balloon forced to land in Sheffield field ‘after running out of gas’

Many people in Sheffield spotted the balloon flying overhead yesterday evening after setting off from Sheffield Transport Club at around 7.15pm. 

Pictures soon began appearing on Facebook of the balloon hovering very low to the ground with some people saying that it ‘skirted over their ...

2019-05-14 16:20 open_in_new
These are the 30 worst crime hotspots in Sheffield so far this year - how does your area compare?

The crimes were reported in March 2019, which are the latest figures to be recorded on the website. The data gives a street-by-street breakdown across the whole city. These are the streets that had the most crimes reported on or near to them in that month.

2019-05-14 16:20 open_in_new
Drivers face instant fine for idling engines

Drivers who leave their car engines idling while stopped could be handed instant fines under new proposals.

Environment Secretary Michael Gove is understood to back calls to give local authorities more sweeping powers to crack down on pollution.

Currently, council officials can only ...

2019-05-14 14:14 open_in_new
The best young players that Sheffield Wednesday could sign on loan from the Premier League this summer

After Michael Hector's successful loan spell, there’s plenty of talent for Wednesday to tap into in the Premier League. Here’s a few of the best that could be available… 

2019-05-14 13:11 open_in_new
Steven Fletcher reveals that he nearly signed for Norwich City before Sheffield Wednesday star persuaded him to join the Owls

Fletcher joined Wednesday from Sunderland after a loan spell at Marseille in July 2016, and has scored 23 goals in 97 league appearances since.

But it could all have been very different for the Scottish striker, as he told Open Goal’s Si Ferry that he nearly joined the ...

2019-05-14 13:11 open_in_new
Sheffield United ownership battle: Live updates from day two at the High Court

Our reporter Dan Hayes will be in court reporting live on proceedings. Refresh the page for updates.

2019-05-14 12:08 open_in_new
‘Minted? He didn’t have any money’ – Sheffield United ownership saga reaches High Court

The High Court in London yesterday heard the first day of five weeks of legal argument into the long-running ownership dispute between former chairman Kevin McCabe and HRH Prince Abdullah Bin Mosaad Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Prince Abdullah was first approached by McCabe in 2012 after the ...

2019-05-14 08:59 open_in_new
Sheffield funeral director offers to repatriate and bury comedian Freddie Starr for free 

Michael Fogg, who runs Michael Fogg Family Funeral Directors in Manor Top, said he was a fan of Freddie and offered to help as he ‘couldn't bear the thought of his family being in turmoil'  over leaving him in an unmarked grave in Spain, 

The 54-year-old has spoken to Starr’s third ...

2019-05-14 08:59 open_in_new