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  1. Sheffield secondary school is improving, says OfstedRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Sheffield Star

    A Sheffield secondary school which was placed in special measures is taking effective steps to turn around its fortunes, say education chiefs. Chaucer School, in Parson Cross, was placed in special measures in April last year after Ofsted inspectors identified a catalogue of failings.

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  2. Public support has restored our faith in humanity, say family of...Read the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | Sheffield Star

    The family of a Sheffield boy whose home was burgled as he lay in hospital recovering from a horrific crash say a new fundraising appeal has restored their faith in humanity. Contributions have flooded in for Lewis Parkin, aged 12, who remains in intensive care at hospital nearly a week after sustaining terrible injuries in a collision with a taxi in Parson Cross last Wednesday.

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  3. 'Despicable' thieves burgle Sheffield boy's home as he lies unconscious in hospital following crashRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | Sheffield Star

    'Despicable' thieves burgled a Sheffield boy's home as he lay unconscious in hospital battling to recover from a horrific crash. Lewis Parkin, aged 12, was involved in a collision with a taxi as he crossed the road in Parson Cross last Wednesday, January 11. The Chaucer School student remained in an induced coma in intensive care yesterday, with a fractured skull and neck, two broken legs, a shattered jaw and bleeding to the brain.

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  4. Storytime scheduleRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | Sheffield Star

    Libraries across Sheffield are back to their regular schedule of 'storytime' sessions, now the festive period is well and truly behind us.

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  5. School's thoughts with boy, 12, who remains in serious condition after Sheffield crashRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Sheffield Star

    A Sheffield headteacher says the school's thoughts are with a 12-year-old pupil who remains in a serious condition following a crash yesterday afternoon. The boy, who attends Chaucer School, was rushed to hospital after a collision with a taxi in Buchanan Road, Parson Cross, yesterday afternoon.

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  6. Sheffield boy, 12, seriously injured in crash with taxiRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Sheffield Star

    South Yorkshire Police said the schoolboy was crossing Buchanan Road, Parson Cross, when he was involved in a collision with a blue Skoda Superb private hire taxi at 3pm yesterday. A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: " At about 3pm, a blue Skoda Superb private hire taxi was travelling along Buchanan Road, Sheffield, away from Lindsay Avenue, when it was involved in a collision with a 12-year-old boy, who was reportedly crossing the road.

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  7. Boy, 12, injured in 'serious' crash in SheffieldRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2017 | Sheffield Star

    A Yorkshire Ambulance Service spokeswoman said paramedics were called at 2.53pm to Buchanan Road in Parson Cross to reports of a car in collision with a boy, believed to be aged 12. She said the young pedestrian was taken to Sheffield Children's Hospital with injuries which are believed to be serious. She added that an air ambulance had been sent, along with other emergency vehicles, but the child was taken to hospital in a road ambulance.

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  8. Exclusive: Career criminal jailed over Sheffield pub shooting was...Read the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | Sheffield Telegraph

    A career criminal with a 40,000 bounty on his head has been jailed for 13 years for shooting at rival gang members outside a Sheffield pub. Terrified women were screaming and customers trampling over one another to get back into the pub as Jamie Howden opened fire.

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  9. Council approves plan for extra homes on Parson Cross estateRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | Sheffield Star

    Gleeson Developments already had planning consent for 64 homes on the site of the former Parson Cross College off Monteney Road, as part of a larger estate that also includes land off Remington Road. Gleeson had initially wanted to build four bedroom properties, but revised the design to include a mix of two and three bed homes instead.

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  10. Star Interview with Richard Blackledge: Where traditional Sheffield...Read the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | Sheffield Star

    But, today, the challenge for manufacturing companies lies in keeping centuries-old skills alive while ensuring their wares stay relevant in the modern age, says Richard Abdy, director of Darnall-based Wentworth Pewter. Pewter is one of the country's oldest industries in continuous production, brought to Britain by the Romans in the second century, and once employing hundreds in Sheffield.

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  11. Sheffield children's centres could be replaced under new 'family-focused' proposalsRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2016 | Sheffield Star

    Sheffield Council plans to replace children's centres with new family centres as part of a city-wide change to the way it supports young people. Instead, support would come from seven new family centres - which would cover those aged up to 19, or 25 if they have a disability - and a range of outreach services.

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  12. Remembering Sheffield priest after sudden death aged 46Read the original story

    Dec 29, 2016 | Sheffield Telegraph

    The Rev Diane Kershaw was a priest at St Philip's, in The Printhouse on North Church Street in the city centre, and leader of a 'mission house' based at St Paul's vicarage on Wordsworth Avenue in Parson Cross. It is believed she suffered a sudden illness at home in Parson Cross.

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  13. Reward offered for safe return of missing dog in SheffieldRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | Sheffield Star

    The A 500 reward has been offered by owner Ella Gibson, aged 26, after her 10-month-old French bulldog, Bully, escaped from her garden on Doe Royd Crescent, Parson Cross. She let Bully and her other dog, Marnie, out into her garden but they escaped through a broken fence panel three days before Christmas.

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  14. Last smiles for Kasabian as hundreds celebrate Sheffield youngster's lifeRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | Sheffield Star

    A special event to celebrate the life of eight-year-old Kasabian Newton-Smith from Parson Cross took place at the Wadsley Bridge Working Men's Club on Halifax Road on Wednesday evening. The event was designed to be a celebration of his life, with those in attendance wearing yellow, Kasabian's favourite colour.

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  15. Court round-up: Latest convictions at Sheffield, Barnsley and Chesterfield magistrates' courtsRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | Sheffield Star

    Jodie Dixon: aged 26, of Busk Park, Norwood, theft, four months' jail suspended for 12 months, 50 compensation, 150 costs. Craig Williams: 34, of Holgate Road, Parson Cross, assault, community order with rehabilitation activity requirement, restraining order imposed, 85 costs.

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  16. Motorcyclists asked to accompany Sheffield boy on his final journeyRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | Sheffield Star

    The family of a Sheffield boy who lost a battle with cancer has issued a plea for motorcyclists to accompany the youngster on his final journey. The youngster, from Parson Cross, was diagnosed with a brain tumour when he was two and was given just a fortnight to live.

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  17. Event to celebrate life of brave Sheffield boy after battle with cancerRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | Sheffield Star

    A celebration of a Sheffield boy's life is to be held just days after he would have celebrated his ninth birthday. Kasabian Newton-Smith, aged eight, lost his brave battle with cancer over the weekend after first being diagnosed when he was two.

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  18. Brave Sheffield boy, 8, loses cancer battleRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2016 | Sheffield Telegraph

    Kasabian, from Parson Cross, was diagnosed with cancer when he was two years old but developed inoperable brain tumours last year.

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  19. Student brickies show their support for terminally ill Sheffield boy KasabianRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | Sheffield Star

    Student brickies moved by the plight of a terminally ill youngster from Sheffield put their skills to good use by creating a special fundraising challenge. Brickwork students at The Sheffield College were inspired to do something for football mad eight-year-old Kasabian Newton-Smith, from Parson Cross, who has two inoperable brain tumours.

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  20. Taxis 'coming under daily attack' from yobs lobbing bricks in SheffieldRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | Sheffield Star

    Taxi drivers in Sheffield are coming under daily attack from yobs lobbing bricks and stones at their vehicles, a cabbie has claimed. Lee Ward, chairman of ALPHA , says parts of the city are now so dangerous drivers remove their detachable signage when passing through to make them less of a visible target.

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