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4 hrs ago | Sheffield Star

Sunshine attracts record numbers to Sheffield gala

A scorching summer's day brought people out in their thousands for a day of family fun at an annual Sheffield village gala.

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12 hrs ago | Sheffield Star

Trumpets, concerts and Kanye West: Sheffield orchestra toasts 50 years

In 1964, Dorothy Barlow, a Welsh music teacher recently arrived in Sheffield, wrote to schools across the city to say she was starting a youth orchestra and asking for interested pupils to attend a rehearsal at St Mark's Parish Hall in Broomhill.

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17 hrs ago | Sheffield Star

Let's Dance in memory of Sheffield principal

Karen Siddall and Tracey Southern are the daughters of Judith Silvester who ran The Constance Grant Dance School in Sheffield.

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18 hrs ago | Sheffield Star

Top apprentice title for Sheffield student

Jasmine Welsh, a fine arts and photography student at Norton College who runs her own business, was congratulated by Angela Smith, Labour MP for Stocksbridge and Penistone.

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20 hrs ago | Sheffield Star

Tour to bring more tourists to Sheffield

The Tour de France makes its way through the Peak District between Langsett and High Bradfield on Stage 2 of the race.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Boxing Scene

Porter-Brook Showtime Tripleheader Officially Announced

Golden Boy Promotions and SHOWTIME will deliver another explosive night of boxing from the renowned StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., when undefeated IBF Welterweight World Champion Shawn 'Showtime' Porter , of Akron, Ohio defends his belt against fellow unbeaten British star Kell Brook , of Sheffield, England, on Saturday, Aug. 16, headlining a ... (more)

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Sheffield Star

Residents call for yellow lines on dangerous Hillsborough street

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Sheffield Star

parson cross Just play-n perfect for pupil Taylor-Ann

Sheffield schoolgirl Taylor-Ann Smith has won a national play-writing competition run by the theatre company Short Back and Sides.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sheffield Star

Sheffield and Rotherham drugs gang jailed for total of 25 years

A gang of South Yorkshire heroin and cocaine dealers have been sentenced to a combined total of more than 25 years in prison.

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Sheffield Star

Summer fayre to be held in Rotherham

Service users and staff at an inpatient unit for adults with mental health needs are inviting their neighbours to their summer fayre.

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Sheffield Star

Blunkett demands action as food bank usage soars

The number of Sheffield residents going hungry has soared - after demand at one of the city's food banks doubled over the last six months.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Sheffield Star

Workers united in strike

Council workers, teachers and fire crews gathered at Devonshire Green where they went on a march through the city followed by a rally at Barkers Pool, Sheffield More than 2,000 school staff, council workers and firefighters united to stage one of the biggest strikes Sheffield has ever seen.

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Sheffield Star

Dad's joy at Asian jail release

A father-of-two has spoken of his joy at being reunited with his family back home in Sheffield after spending more than two months in jail in Bangladesh.

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Sheffield Star

They turned down Madonna - but Leadmill is still a music legend

Fears that The Leadmill may close have prompted many memories of the legednary venue.

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Sheffield Star

Man accused of murder of Sheffield paint sprayer appears in court

Shaun Richard Wainwright, aged 45, of Dagnam Road, Arbourthorne, was at Sheffield Crown Court for a preliminary hearing about the case.

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Thorne Today

Travel update: July 10,

The last two journeys on service 87 to Moorends will operate as normal to Field Road then return to Hatfield via Station Road - High Street - Epworth Road - Tudworth Road A614 to Thorne.

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Sheffield Star

Sheffield murder victim had 14 knife wounds

Thavisha Peiris, aged 25, was knifed to death after pulling up to deliver a pizza on Southey Crescent, Southey, last October.

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FarmingUK

Main Road, Wharncliffe Side

Three bedroom modern farmhouse, stabling and converted farm buildings. EPC Rating E. GENERAL DESCRIPTION **SET IN APPROX 12 ACRES OF LAND WITH CONVERTED OUTBUILDING** Ideally located for easy access to Sheffield, Manchester, M1 network and the stunning Pennines, this is an ideal property for families with equestrian interest.

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Sheffield Star

Thousands to walk out today in Sheffield strike

More strikes could be held in Sheffield as union bosses fight a cycle of 'pay cuts' crippling workers in the public sector.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Journal and Courier

Street piano project says 'Play me, I'm yours'

Street piano project says 'Play me, I'm yours' "Pianos for the Street" features six painted pianos set up outdoors that anyone can play.

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