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Firefighters discovered separate fires on the ground and first floor of the former Springwood pub, on Castlebeck Avenue, Manor, Sheffield. Search for The Star in your Android or iOS app store today.
Five men, including a dad from Sheffield, are accused of plotting to hire a hitman and gun down Zahid Rehman after a feud escalated out of control. Wazeem Fazal, aged 31, of Slayleigh Lane, Fulwood, is accused along with four other men of arranging the murder, after Mr Rehman wrote to social services telling them Fazal was a drug dealer, a robber and a benefits cheat.
The 34-year-old victim is in hospital today with serious injuries after suffering a suspected stab wound to his chest and cuts to his face following the incident in Firth Park. The assault happened just before 5.15pm yesterday, with police officers called to Horninglow Road, off Tideswell Road, following reports of a disturbance.
A businessman from Sheffield jailed for two years for fraud has spoken from behind prison bars of his secret life of gambling and deceit stretching back over 30 years. In a letter written from his cell, former financial controller David Bradford, aged 58, said a love of money led to a mountain of debt which sparked his pursuit of a 'quick win'.
A former police sergeant has told the Hillsborough inquests the "primary blame" for the disaster "had to lie with" South Yorkshire Police . Stephen Payne said SYP was in charge of the crowd control plan for the 1989 FA Cup semi-final tie, which "failed".
Teams of four, with access to a quiet room, play home and away against other teams, verbally answering general knowledge questions chosen at random from questions set by the teams in rotation. A pre-season meeting and quiz take place at St Vincent's CMS on Solly Street in Sheffield on October 2 at 8.45pm.
After nearly a century, Dada - the art movement begun here, in safe Switzerland, to tweak established conditions at a time when the establishment meant the institutions that had led the world into war - is now itself part of the establishment. Its works hang in the best museums.
He was living in Chapeltown at the time and purchased the plane from a scrapyard in Ipswich for A 400. Now, after 10 years of hard work by Paul and a team of nine other enthusiastic amateurs, the Jet Provost is regarded as one of the highest quality restorations in the UK.
Objections are being lodged in response to a proposed 160ft wind turbine in the green belt to the north of Sheffield. Residents of Stocksbridge, Bolsterstone, Penistone and Hunshelf are opposing the application for a site at Dyson Cote Farm in the Upper Don Valley near Penistone.
This is the bruised face of a Sheffield pensioner threatened with a screwdriver by a burglar in her own home. The 80-year-old was confronted by two masked raiders in the hallway of her home on Charnock Drive, Charnock, demanding cash.
A butcher who has worked in the same shop for 56 years is hanging up his apron for the final time today. Jeff Gaunt, aged 71, first started work at Gaunts Butchers in Eckington when he was just 15 years old, learning the tricks of the trade from his dad Arthur who owned the shop.
An 18-year-old man has appeared before Sheffield magistrates charged with sex attacks on two women on the same day in the Collegiate Crescent area.
A 56m programme has been drawn up to strengthen flood defences in Sheffield with the aim of protecting the city from the sort of devastation that was unleashed seven years ago. Government funds are being sought for the improvements that are designed to reduce the risk to around 6,000 households and 2,000 businesses over seven years.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 06:01 am
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