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  1. 101 service 'inefficient' and needs to change - police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Oxford Times

    THE way people report crimes needs to change because the 101 service is "inefficient", according to Thames Valley Police 's chief constable. Francis Habgood said the number of people calling 101 "exploded" in July, but insisted the cost of employing people in call centres was too expensive and said some problems would be better dealt with online.

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  2. Paul Morrison turns portraiture on its head in new exhibition at Sheffield's Graves GalleryRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2018 | Art Daily

    The depiction of the head or face is one of the most compelling images in our visual language. This summer, Heads Roll, a new exhibition curated by artist Paul Morrison, presents a constellation of historical and contemporary perspectives to explore our preconceptions of this most familiar genre.

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  3. Council's garden waste collection is named in 'top 10' highest charge listRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Redditch Advertiser

    BROMSGROVE and Redditch councils have featured fourth in a top 10 list for the most expensive green waste collection charges that aren't all year round. Only Sheffield City Council , Carmarthenshire County Council and Worcester City Council charges more in the category.

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  4. Mayor of British city bans Trump, declares 'Mexico Solidarity Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | UPI

    The mayor of Sheffield, England, announced on Thursday that he is banning U.S. President Donald Trump from his city ahead of the president's visit to Britain next week. Magid Magid, the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, made the announcement at a Sheffield City Council meeting while wearing a sombrero "in solidarity" with Mexico, the BBC reported .

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  5. Sombrero-clad U.K. mayor trolls Trump, says he's "banned" from cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | CBS News

    The mayor of Britain's fourth biggest city used his chair at the helm of a Sheffield City Council meeting this week to troll President Donald Trump, declaring him "banned" from the city and declaring July 13, the day of the , "Mexico Solidarity Day." Lord Mayor Magid Magid, who came to Britain at age 5 with his parents as refugees from Somalia, became the youngest person ever elected to the Sheffield mayor's office earlier this year.

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  6. Family of pensioner, 73, killed by speeding police officer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Family of pensioner, 73, killed by speeding police car which wasn't on a 999 call are 'devastated' the driver has not been prosecuted Leslie Bingham was hit by a marked patrol car while on his way to his granddaughter's 21st birthday celebration The family of a pensioner who died after he was hit by a speeding police car on a pedestrian crossing say they are 'devastated' that the driver has escaped without prosecution. Leslie Bingham, 73, was walking to his granddaughter's 21st birthday party at Owlerton greyhound stadium in Sheffield when the patrol car smashed into him on the A61 Penistone Road.

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  7. Bumping up the prices of ALL sugary drinks by 20p cuts consumption...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Mail on Sunday

    Bumping up the prices of ALL sugary drinks by 20p - more than the Government levy - cuts consumption by almost a THIRD, finds study Bumping up the prices of all sugary drinks by 20p cuts consumption by almost a third, a new study suggests. Firms now have to pay a levy of 18p a litre if their drinks contain more than 5g of sugar per 100ml, or 24p a litre if more than 8g.

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  8. A tree which has been cut down in Abbeydale Park Rise, in Dore, SheffieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Haringey Independent

    Three anti-tree felling campaigners have avoided jail sentences after they were found in contempt of court for breaching an injunction stopping them going inside work safety zones during controversial protests in Sheffield. Creative writing lecturer Simon Crump, songwriting magician Benoit Compin and retired primary school teacher Fran Grace were found in contempt by a judge at the High Court in Sheffield on Thursday following a three-day hearing of an action brought by Sheffield City Council.

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  9. Council leader supports bid to jail anti-tree felling protesters, court toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | ITV

    An attempt by Sheffield City Council to jail anti-tree felling protesters for breaching an injunction has the support of the authority's democratically elected leader, a judge has been assured. Mr Justice Males stopped a hearing at the High Court in Sheffield so lawyers could give him a clear yes/no answer to his questions about whether the legal action against four protesters has the support of council leader Julie Dore.

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  10. Council leader supports bid to jail anti-tree felling protesters, court toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Salisbury Journal

    An attempt by Sheffield City Council to jail anti-tree felling protesters for breaching an injunction has the support of the authority's democratically elected leader, a judge has been assured. Mr Justice Males stopped a hearing at the High Court in Sheffield so lawyers could give him a clear yes/no answer to his questions about whether the legal action against four protesters has the support of council leader Julie Dore.

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  11. Who won mayor elections in Sheffield, Hackney, Lewisham, Newham, Tower Hamlets and WatfordRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | IcWolverhampton

    We've had the results for Lewisham, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Watford and Hackney so far - there's just Sheffield City to go While most of the 150 councils across England counted the local election results overnight, none of the mayoral election counts started till this morning, We've now had the results for Lewisham, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Watford, Hackney and Sheffield City to go - see how they went below.. The London borough has seldom been free of headlines.

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  12. Basingstoke boxer wins titleRead the original story

    May 19, 2018 | Basingstoke Gazette

    Goodridge was seeded number one in this years tournament after being runner up in last year's final and recent success representing England. With his quarter final opponent weighing in over the weight limit the Basingstoke boxer had to wait 24 hours to box Priory Parks Corey Clarke in the semis.

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  13. Jarvis seeks Yorkshire devolution talks after Sheffield region mayoral victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Newly elected Sheffield City Region mayor Dan Jarvis said a conversation about the future of Yorkshire devolution is needed with the new Communities Secretary James Brokenshire within days. The Labour MP was elected on Friday to a post which still has no defined powers, no attached money or even a set salary and also places him at the heart of a deep devolution controversy.

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  14. Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to supporters during a visit to BarnetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Evesham Journal

    Theresa May shrugged off a difficult week as Prime Minister as she hailed Conservative "success" in English local elections after Jeremy Corbyn's Labour failed to make predicted breakthroughs. The Conservatives held on to "crown jewel" authorities in London including Wandsworth, Westminster and Kensington, as well as the key Labour targets of Barnet and Hillingdon, while picking up votes from Ukip across England.

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  15. Labour MP Dan Jarvis elected South Yorkshire mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | BBC News

    Mr Jarvis received 144,154 votes after second preference votes were counted. Conservative Ian Walker came second with 50,619 votes.

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  16. Tree dispute strengthens Green Party in SheffieldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | BBC News

    Voters angry at Sheffield City Council's controversial tree-felling programme have helped the Green Party gain seats in the elections. Labour have been left in a weakened position after losing four seats - two to the Greens and two to the Lib Dems.

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  17. Local elections 2018: Polls close in elections across EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | BBC News

    A total of 4,371 seats are up for grabs in 150 councils, spanning metropolitan and district councils, unitary authorities and London boroughs. Watford, Hackney, Newham, Lewisham and Tower Hamlets will elect mayors while the first-ever mayor for the Sheffield City Region will also be chosen.

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  18. Voters go to the polls in English local electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | ITV

    Voters are going to the polls in local elections across England in Theresa May's biggest electoral test since she lost her government majority last year. Polls close at 10pm and the first results could begin to arrive at around midnight and are expected to be in full flow by 2am.

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  19. Election 2018: Council polls to take place across EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | BBC News

    Watford, Hackney, Newham, Lewisham and Tower Hamlets will elect mayors while the first-ever mayor for the Sheffield City Region will also be chosen. There are no local elections in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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  20. Chris Packham visits Sheffield with tree experts as felling furore continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | The Ecologist

    The controversy involving a Sheffield City Council contractor chopping down almost half of the city's street trees shows no sign of abating. PAUL MILES argues it could prove to be a serious vote loser for the sitting councillors in the forthcoming local elections... No-one should be under any illusion - this is the worst industrial-scale felling of good quality urban trees that I have ever seen anywhere in the world.

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