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7 hrs ago | Sheffield Star

Former Sheffield pub set alight in arson attack

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.

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9 hrs ago | Sheffield Star

Former Post Office is a first class tea shop

A mum and daughter have been praised for boosting a Sheffield suburb's shopping experience after opening a new store selling all manner of unusual tea blends. Rebecca and Julie English opened their Birdhouse Tea Co in the unit which used to be the post office in Nether Edge.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Sheffield Star

Jury played recordings in Sheffield murder plot trial

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.

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Sheffield Telegraph

Man stabbed in chest in Sheffield attack

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.

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Sheffield Star

Star's Cafe of the Year revealed

Cafe Creation in Millhouses, Sheffield, and Ferndale Garden Coffee Shop in Coal Aston, Dronfield, were named joint winners of the prestigious title after a vote by Star readers. Lisa Puckwell, who runs Cafe Creation with business partner Jenny Marples, said they were delighted and surprised to have won.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Sheffield Telegraph

'This is my truth'

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'.

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BBC News

Hillsborough blame 'lies with police'

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".

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Sheffield Star

Calls for double yellow lines at Sheffield crossroads

They want double yellow lines painted at the Westwick Road and Westwick Crescent crossroads in Greenhill to prevent people parking at junctions. Councillors Simon Clement-Jones and Richard Shaw raised the concerns of local residents at last week's meeting of the Full Council.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Sheffield Star

Police investigate thefts from cars in Sheffield

A sat nav was stolen from a car on Hutcliffe Wood Road, Beauchief and a ruck sack has been reported stolen from a car on nearby Dalewood Road. Officers are also investigating the theft of a bag from a vehicle in Millhouses Park, Millhouses and break-ins on Crawford Road, Norton Lees; Montgomery Avenue, Nether Edge and Our sites contain advertising from Google; these use cookies to ensure you get adverts relevant to you.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Sheffield Star

Quizzers are challenged to pit their wits in city league

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.

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Los Angeles Times

European Concert Diary: Esa-Pekka Salonen's 'Karawane' in Zurich

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.

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Sheffield Star

Sheffield man restores jet plane to former glory

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.

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Sheffield Telegraph

Residents object to plan for wind turbine

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.

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Sheffield Telegraph

Sheffield pensioner threatened with screwdriver in own home

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.

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Sheffield Star

'50/50 chance' of Sheffield city centre HS2 rail station

The chances of Sheffield's proposed high-speed rail station being built in the city centre are now '50/50', a key city councillor has said. Support for a new train station to accommodate the planned HS2 high-speed train network stretching across the country and into the city from London has been divided between the city centre and Meadowhall.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Sheffield Star

Sheffield butcher retires after 56 years

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.

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Sheffield Telegraph

Sheffield volunteer shortlisted for prestigious award

Sheffield volunteer Shelley Richmond has been nominated as Local Fundraiser of the Year in the Pride of Britian Awards for her work with animal charity Rain Rescue A volunteer who has embarked on a mammoth charity challenge to mark her 30th birthday has become the third Sheffielder to be shortlisted for a Pride of Britain Award. Shelley Richmond, from Nether Edge, is in the running for the Local Fundraiser of the Year title in the prestigious awards.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Sheffield Telegraph

Man, 18, charged with sex attacks

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.

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Sheffield Telegraph

A 56 million plan to save city from flood devastation

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.

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Sheffield Star

Man arrested over discovery of drugs in Sheffield

Police officers involved in a raid on a house on Carter Knowle Road, Carterknowle, Sheffield, have thanked members of the local community for providing information. Search for The Star in your Android or iOS app store today.

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