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53 min ago | Sheffield Telegraph

D-day as city pupilsa learn GCSE results

GCSE results day preview at Handsworth Grange School Ross Saxton, Jamal Aslam, Sasha Marshall, Roshni Rahman, Elli Rowen and Salman Amin Pupils at key Sheffield schools are celebrating improved GCSE results today - despite fears pass rates across the city are set to be some of the most unpredictable in years.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sheffield Star

Burglar targets Sheffield 'slave' house

A 'vulnerable' burglar broke into the Sheffield house where a man with learning difficulties was kept as a slave and brutally beaten by three members of the same family.

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Sheffield Star

South Yorkshire tourist attractions battle for awards

South Yorkshire tourist destinations are dominating a shortlist for the Large Visitor Attraction gong in the 2014 White Rose Awards.

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Crow

New astroturf pitch set to be built in Royston as home for Royston Hockey Club

Plans have now been submitted to North Herts District Council for the pitch, which would be built at Therfield Heath on land known as the 'top pitch', to provide a permanent base for Royston Hockey Club.

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Sheffield Star

Sheffield graffiti artist 'Fista' back in court

Graffiti artist Simon Sunderland - whose 'Fista' tag made him notorious in South Yorkshire during the 1990s - has admitted causing 90,000 of damage to the rail network with his new moniker 'Bloodaxe'.

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Worksop Guardian

Dinnington: Local branch of the British Legion moves to a new base

The Dinnington & Districts branch of the Royal British Legion has announced that it is leaving its current headquarters at the Dnipro Ukraine Club in Dinnington.

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Sheffield Star

Woman treated for smoke inhalation after arson attack

The blaze started after arsonists set a discarded sofa and rubbish alight in Norman Crescent, New Rossington around 11.15pm last night The fire spread to a nearby garden and the resident, believed to be in her 40s, suffered smoke inhalation after trying to put the fire out.

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South Yorkshire Times

Tickhill road safety fears after three car pile up

And after a three car pile-up in Tickhill, calls have been made for traffic calming measures and a crossing patrol.

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Sheffield Star

Boy, 16, stabbed in Page Hall fight

The teenager suffered minor puncture marks during the incident in Lindley Road, leading to Cammell Road, at around 6.50pm.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

EETimes

Max The Magnificent @Sheetal: Its a nice pass time in weekend with...

I just remembered that there's an amazing museum in Sheffield, England, just down the road from whrere I grew up, called the "Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet -- thsi is an old-waterwheel-powered metal-working hamlet -- incredibly interesting.

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Sheffield Telegraph

New industrial heritage route to be launched in Sheffield

Kelham Island Museum in Sheffield, the Elsecar Heritage Centre in Barnsley, and the National Coal Mining Museum near Barnsley have all been recognised as anchor points on a new 'European Route of Industrial Heritage' called Makers, Miners and Money.

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Cambridge Evening News

Royston rail users face paying more than 4,500 per year to commute to ...

Rail users in Royston are facing a 3.5 per cent in train fares next year, sending the cost of an annual season ticket to London soaring to more than 4,500.

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South Yorkshire Times

Travel update: August 19, 4.20pm - Disruption to rail service between Doncaster and Scunthorpe

Queueing traffic and heavier than usual traffic on A19 Bentley Road northbound in Doncaster between St Mary's Roundabout and the Arksey Lane junction.

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Doncaster Free Press

Doncaster crime round up, August 19: new vans stolen after keys left in ignition

The following offences were reported on August 18 and August 19. Anyone with information contact South Yorkshire Police on 101.

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Sheffield Telegraph

Hold a coffee morning to help hit A 150,000 target

It's time to start baking and brewing up - the World's Biggest Coffee Morning is just around the corner.

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Gainsborough Today

Carlton-in-Lindrick: Motorist high on drink and drugs deliberately drove van at policeman

A motorist high on drink and drugs when he drove a van deliberately at a policeman has been jailed for less than three years - a sentence condemned as 'very lenient' by the officer's union.

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South Yorkshire Times

Quiz Doncaster police team at public meeting

Cantley and Bessacarr residents are invited to raise issues of concern around crime and disorder at a public meeting with police.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Mail

It's a long way from t'Arctic! Britain's only polar bear Victor...

The 15-year-old was retired from a breeding programme because he is father to nearly all of Europe's polar bears He has moved into a 10-acre park in Yorkshire Wildlife Park, which includes 8m deep lakes and an Arctic climate They are usually only seen in the Arctic , but now the people of Yorkshire will be able to see a polar bear.

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Mirror.co.uk

Cliff Richard calls in Max Clifford lawyer to battle sex abuse allegations

The pop star has been accused of sexually assaulting a boy under 16 at a rally by US Evangelist Billy Graham at Bramall Lane in Sheffield in 1985 Sir Cliff Richard met shamed publicist Max Clifford's lawyer as he battles a claim that he sexually assaulted a young boy.

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Sheffield Star

Exclusive: Doncaster Olympian's paedophile slur libel bill

A leading Doncaster sports personality is facing up to a 12,500 bill after being sued for libel by a man she publicly branded a 'paedophile'.

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