Sheffield City, England Newswire

Sheffield City, England Newswire

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  1. Basingstoke boxer wins titleRead the original story

    Saturday May 19 | 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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  2. Jarvis seeks Yorkshire devolution talks after Sheffield region mayoral victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 4 | 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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  3. Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to supporters during a visit to BarnetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 4 | 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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  4. Labour MP Dan Jarvis elected South Yorkshire mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 4 | 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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  5. Tree dispute strengthens Green Party in SheffieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 4 | 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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  6. Local elections 2018: Polls close in elections across EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | 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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  7. Voters go to the polls in English local electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | 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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  8. Election 2018: Council polls to take place across EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 2 | 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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  9. Chris Packham visits Sheffield with tree experts as felling furore continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | 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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  10. Conservatives pledge 'cheaper and better' local councilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | BBC News

    The Conservatives say their councils offer "cheaper and better services" as they target Labour seats in the local elections across England. Party chiefs have previously admitted the 3 May elections will be "really difficult" for them, with London representing a particular challenge.

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  11. Theresa May visits furniture company as she campaigns for local electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    The Prime Minister met machinists and other workers at Boss Design, posing for a selfie with technician upholsterer Derek Whitehouse at the company's factory in Dudley, West Midlands. Boss Design manufactures and supplies furniture for commercial use in the overseas and home markets, including the presenters' seats currently used on the set of Match Of The Day.

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  12. Melton student fell to death from abandoned hotel used by 'urban explorers', inquest hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | This Is Leicestershire

    A teenager from Melton fell to his death from an abandoned hotel which had become a haven for 'urban explorers,' an inquest has heard. Thomas Rhodes, a university student from Quorn Avenue, in Melton, was found dead at the front of the dilapidated building near to a fire hose which had been draped down from a height.

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  13. Prime Minister Theresa May poses for a selfie with upholsterer Derek WhitehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Wiltshire Times

    The Prime Minister met machinists and other workers at Boss Design, posing for a selfie with technician upholsterer Derek Whitehouse at the company's factory in Dudley, West Midlands. Boss Design manufactures and supplies furniture for commercial use in the overseas and home markets, including the presenters' seats currently used on the set of Match Of The Day.

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  14. 'It's more economic to cut down a tree than maintain it for twenty years'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | The Ecologist

    Sheffield City Council signed a 25-year PFI highways' maintenance contract with Amey, owned by Ferrovial, for A 2.1bn in 2012. Now Amey is chopping down almost half of the city's trees.

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  15. Jeremy Corbyn backs 'One Yorkshire' devolution dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | BBC News

    Eighteen out of 20 authorities in Yorkshire support the so-called 'One Yorkshire' model, with Sheffield and Rotherham opting for a separate South Yorkshire solution. The 'One Yorkshire' plan would see a directly elected Mayor for Yorkshire to be voted in to power by 2020.

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  16. University to be part of 10 million project to develop medical inventionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    THE University of Bradford will be part of a multi million pound project to help turn new medical inventions into day to day objects. Over A 10 million is being spent on the Grow MedTech partnership, which will attempt to build on the medical expertise in Yorkshire.

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  17. Sheffield City Council turning 'blind eye' to child sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | Newsday

    Sheffield City Council is "turning a blind eye" to child sexual exploitation despite the abuse scandal in nearby Rotherham, a survivors' charity says. Kathryn Kelwick, of Rotherham-based Swinton Lock Centre, said: "We are getting more and more families from Sheffield coming to us for help."

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  18. Dan Jarvis is the overwhelming favourite to winRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | Haringey Independent

    His party bowed to pressure to allow him to stand for election on May 4, and remain Barnsley Central MP if he wins. The National Executive Committee had previously ruled the former Paratroop Regiment officer would have to stand down from his parliamentary seat if he wanted to run.

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  19. Dan Jarvis one of seven Sheffield City Region mayoral candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | The Belfast Telegraph

    His party bowed to pressure to allow him to stand for election on May 4, and remain Barnsley Central MP if he wins. The National Executive Committee had previously ruled the former Paratroop Regiment officer would have to stand down from his parliamentary seat if he wanted to run.

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  20. Labour's NEC backs down in stand-off with Dan JarvisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Andover Advertiser

    Labour's ruling National Executive Committee has bowed to pressure to allow Dan Jarvis to stand in the Sheffield City Region mayoral election while remaining Barnsley Central MP. The NEC had previously ruled that the former Paratroop Regiment officer would have to stand down from his parliamentary seat if he wanted to run.

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