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8 hrs ago | 24dash

Affordable new homes on their way in Shiregreen

Lord Mayor of Sheffield Cllr Peter Rippon , Mayoress of Sheffield Susan Rippon, Nathan Brough, regional operations manager Keepmoat, and Tim Wray, Project Manager - Sanctuary Group.

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12 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Hillsborough disaster survivor was told by policeman to...

Liverpool fan Alison Willis told the Hillsborough inquests how officers ordered that she return to the packed Leppings Lane terrace where 96 supporters were killed A policeman stopped one woman trying to escape the crushes at the 1989 Hillsborough tragedy by yelling at her, 'Get back in, you f***ing Scouse b*****d', an inquest heard today.

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15 hrs ago | Reuters

Child abuse revelations divide 'most shameful town in Britain'

Swapping cigarettes and chewing gum, the teenage girls outside Rotherham's Centenary Indoor Market are not engrossed in the conversations students should be having on the first day of term.

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19 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Here's something to add to their 'Travelogue': British group...

New wave legends The Human League will bathe The Irish Village in synths for their show on Thursday, September 25. The group formed 37 years ago in Sheffield, England - quickly creating a stir in the British music scene with their electronic sound.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

EETimes

Wow. That's a cool exhibit. Thanks for introducing me to this. #1

The best mathematics exhibit I've seen is Charles and Ray Eames' Mathematica , sponsored by IBM.

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Sheffield Telegraph

Funeral held for cyclist who went unidentified

Around 80 mourners paid their last respects to Malcolm Cottam - the cyclist killed in a collision on the Dronfield bypass, and who went unidentified afterwards for a week.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Sheffield Telegraph

Sheffield's first free school ready to open its doors

Sheffield's first 'free school' will open its doors next Friday - with staff insisting it will offer a genuine educational alternative for its community's teenagers.

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Sheffield Star

Sheffield doctor was four times drin-drive limit when he crashed

A Sheffield doctor who admitted causing a car accident while four times over the drink-drive limit has narrowly avoided jail.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sheffield Telegraph

Gritting review - the winners and losers

More than 140 Sheffield roads are due to be gritted after all this winter after public pressure - but 80 have not been added to the list, and 14 have been removed.

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Sheffield Telegraph

Jeff is left distraught by allotment arson

An allotment plot belonging on Marsh Lane belonging to Jeff Walker has been subject to tobbery and an arson attack.

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Sheffield Telegraph

El Paso lunch for Sheffield's Women Of Steel

Sheffield's Women Of Steel will attend a fundraising lunch at the city's El Paso Mexican and Italian restaurant and bar to help boost an appeal for a 150,000 statue.

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Sheffield Star

Is this Sheffield's grottiest phone box?

Smashed glass, cobwebs in the receiver and moss growing outside - this is the state of a little-used phone box in Sheffield.

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Sheffield Star

It's never too late to live your dream, says Sheffield-born Kes actor Ray

It's never too late to pursue your dreams in life, as one of the Sheffield-born stars of a new version of Kes on stage in Doncaster can testify.

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Sheffield Star

Fun day to tackle Sheffield suburb's anti-social behaviour

A bid to tackle anti-social behaviour through activities for youngsters and families has been launched in a Sheffield suburb.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sheffield Telegraph

Sheffield World War II veteran celebrates 100th birthday

He fought through a world war, rose through the ranks of policing, and even survived deadly Spanish flu as a child... The great-grandfather-of-seven's extraordinary century has included brushes with death not just during World War Two - when he encountered victims of the Belsen concentration camp - but also as a little boy.

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The Independent

Rotherham child abuse scandal: Anger at authorities who failed to act

Paul Gallagher is a reporter for the Independent and Independent on Sunday having joined the group in 2012.

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Sheffield Telegraph

Retro: Sheffield's love affair with trees

Nothing's new under the sun, as they say, and that's certainly the case with Sheffield's long love affair with its trees.

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Sheffield Star

New cycle route and footpath to open between Sheffield park and station

A new 2 million cycle route and footpath linking Norfolk Park and Sheffield Railway Station will be officially opened next week.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Southern Miss graduate students present, win awards at international conference

Graduate students and faculty from The University of Southern Mississippi attended the 2014 Conference of the International Sports Engineering Association , hosted by The Center for Sports Engineering Research at the City Campus of Sheffield Hallam University in Sheffield, England.

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NEWS.com.au

Town hid terrible sex secret

IN scenes reminiscent of the Perth train passenger rescue, commuters have once again used people power to free a trapped girl.

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