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Man arrested in Birmingham after suspected crash-for-cash collision in Yorkshire

West Midlands Police said the arrest follows a collision on the A57 in Sheffield Police have arrested a man in Birmingham in connection with a suspected crash-for-cash collision in Yorkshire.Officers raided a man’s home in Caldwell Road, Bordesley Green, this morning (May 13) where he was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and fraud.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  39min 0
Man arrested in Birmingham after suspected crash-for-cash collision in Yorkshire

Here's your chance to play this year's Tramlines festival

is offering emerging artists the chance to perform at this year’s festival.The event will take place at Hillsborough Park in Sheffield between July 23-25, with The Streets, Royal Blood and Richard Ashcroft all set to top the bill.Also performing across the weekend will be the likes of Pale Waves, Blossoms, Little Simz and Dizzee Rascal.

nme.com ,  1h 0
Here's your chance to play this year's Tramlines festival

Sheffield mental health services get £1 million cash boost

A £1 million investment has been described as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform community mental health services in Sheffield.Primary and community mental health services in Sheffield will have £1million invested in them over the next three years, it has been announced.The national charity, Rethink Mental Illness, has selected Sheffield to be one of four national sites in England to develop new models of delivering mental health care with voluntary, community and social enterprises (VCSEs).

thestar.co.uk ,  1h 0
Sheffield mental health services get £1 million cash boost

Former Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United heroes released by League One side

The retained lists are coming thick and fast with some clubs wasting no time in begeinning to reshape their squads for next season.And Fleetwood Town are amongst those who have already begun their clear out – with some big names leaving the League One side, including three former Sheffield heroes.

thestar.co.uk ,  3h 0
Former Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United heroes released by League One side

Sheffield artist Self Esteem releases single ahead of two city appearances

Sheffield artist Self Esteem has just released a new single and will appear at the Leadmill in November and at a summer city festival.As Self Esteem, Rebecca Taylor says she has has shaken off the shackles of her indie band past to become the unapologetic pop star that she always wanted to be.

thestar.co.uk ,  3h 0
Sheffield artist Self Esteem releases single ahead of two city appearances

Sheffield paraglider described as 'really nice bloke' forced into ‘unrecoverable spin’ and died at Peak District beauty spot, inquest hears

An inquest has heard how an experienced paraglider – described as a ‘really nice bloke’ – died in an accident at a Peak District beauty spot.Former IT manager Timothy Ogden lost his life near Mam Tor, Castleton, on August 14 last year.Mr Ogden’s inquest took place at Chesterfield Coroner’s Court on Wednesday.

thestar.co.uk ,  4h 0
Sheffield paraglider described as 'really nice bloke' forced into ‘unrecoverable spin’ and died at Peak District beauty spot, inquest hears

Leeds Playhouse returns with a celebration of theatre over 50 years

Last week we brought you an overview of some of the shows we could expect to see in the coming season at the region’s theatres.Now that we’ve had the announcement that theatres will definitely be opening as of Monday, it feels good to look at some of the details.

yorkshirepost.co.uk ,  3h 0
Leeds Playhouse returns with a celebration of theatre over 50 years

Pause for Thought: People’s prayers and good works are lighting up our city

On Tuesday we experienced a crazy thunder and hail storm, I expect you remember it!Sheffield folk took to social media, and our main comment seemed to be ‘Really?In May?’.Perhaps we were catching up on some April showers we missed.

thestar.co.uk ,  4h 0
Pause for Thought: People’s prayers and good works are lighting up our city

Sheffield casino "thrilled "to open its doors and welcome back customers once again

Sheffield’s Genting casino on St Paul’s Place, will be re-opening for business on Monday May 17 following clearance from the Government.The casino will open its doors once again and, in a change from previous government policy, there will be no enforced curfew in place.

thestar.co.uk ,  4h 0
Sheffield casino

Is this Sheffield’s favourite cocktail?

Classical cocktails are a hit amongst most drinkers, but what would you consider your all-time favourite to be?Today (May 13) is World Cocktail Day, a celebration of cocktails around the globe, marking the publication date of the first definition of a cocktail in 1806.

thestar.co.uk ,  4h 0
Is this Sheffield’s favourite cocktail?

Sheffield boxer’s heartwarming gesture to thank care home ‘for putting smile on mum’s face’

A former boxer and boxing coach from Parson Cross is running 40 miles from Manchester to Sheffield to raise money for the care home that looked after his mum in the months before she died.Kevin England, 47, will be doing the run on June 27 ‘as a way to say thank you’ to Norwood Grange care home on Longley Lane, Sheffield, for the ‘amazing’ care they gave to his mother Margaret before she died with Covid-19 last year.

thestar.co.uk ,  5h 8
Sheffield boxer’s heartwarming gesture to thank care home ‘for putting smile on mum’s face’

Sheffield's Astrea Academy pupils sweep top spots in city art competition

Talented artists at Astrea Academy have swept first and second spots in a competition to design a piece of street art reflecting the culture and industrial heritage of Sheffield.Launched by the Canal & River Trust, the competition is part of a programme to rejuvenate the Canal area of the City with a permanent walkway display of street art.

thestar.co.uk ,  6h 0
Sheffield's Astrea Academy pupils sweep top spots in city art competition

Search for missing Grimsby woman Jade

Anyone who knows where Jade Dawson, 27, is can call police Police have asked for help to trace a Grimsby woman missing in the Sheffield area.Officers want to hear from Jade Dawson, 27, or anyone who knows where she is.Jade, who is from Grimsby, is believed to have travelled to the Sheffield area.

grimsbytelegraph.co.uk ,  6h 0
Search for missing Grimsby woman Jade

Sheffield councillor who sparked controversy with previous Twitter posts to stand down next year

A Sheffield councillor has announced he will stand down at next year’s elections.Walkley councillor Neale Gibson told a meeting of his local Labour Party branch on Wednesday evening that he would not seek re-selection as their candidate in the 2022 local elections.Labour has felt the squeeze in Walkley over the past few years.

thestar.co.uk ,  6h 0
Sheffield councillor who sparked controversy with previous Twitter posts to stand down next year

BREAKING: Boy, 17, arrested after two shootings on the same Sheffield street

A teenage boy has been arrested over two shootings in Sheffield in the same street.The 17-year-old is being held over two gun attacks on the Manor estate in the space of six days, both of which were on Manor Lane.In the first incident on Wednesday, May 5, shots were fired between the occupants of two vehicles in the street.

thestar.co.uk ,  6h 0
BREAKING: Boy, 17, arrested after two shootings on the same Sheffield street

Thug smashes Sheffield charity shop window and steals EMPTY till in heartless robbery

A thief who broke into a charity shop in Sheffield has been branded ‘the lowest of the low’.Fable Charity Shop in Crookes, which raises money to raise awareness about epilepsy and support available, was broken into overnight.Windows were smashed and the shop till was stolen, which was empty because takings are never left on the premises.

thestar.co.uk ,  6h 0
Thug smashes Sheffield charity shop window and steals EMPTY till in heartless robbery

Sheffield primary school warns kids and parents ‘at risk’ of cars speeding at 45mph

A headteacher has expressed concern at the speed of traffic outside a Sheffield primary school, with some motorists caught driving at 45mph.Recent speed checks carried out by Police Community Support Officers and pupils at Rainbow Forge Primary Academy in Hackenthorpe recorded some vehicles being driven at 45mph.

thestar.co.uk ,  7h 1
Sheffield primary school warns kids and parents ‘at risk’ of cars speeding at 45mph

Sheffield football club bags Kick It Out award for commitment to stamping out discrimination

A grassroots football club from Sheffield has been recognised for its commitment to creating a more inclusive game by the sport’s leading equality organisation.Handsworth FC of the Northern Counties East League Premier Division – Step 5 of the National League system - has signed up to Kick It Out’s Equality Charter, which is a set of guidelines that help foster a welcoming environment for everyone.

thestar.co.uk ,  7h 0
Sheffield football club bags Kick It Out award for commitment to stamping out discrimination

Sheffield becomes one of the first cities to run its own track and trace programme

Sheffield’s city council has become one of the first in the country to run its Covid-19 track and trace programme completely in house, and aims to use its local knowledge to manage the system more effectively than central Government did.The council has recruited a team of tracers who work with residents who may have been exposed to the virus and have already seen a rapid rise in track and trace success rate which now stands at 95 per cent of all positive cases contact traced.

thestar.co.uk ,  7h 0
Sheffield becomes one of the first cities to run its own track and trace programme

Man arrested in Birmingham over Sheffield crash-for-cash

We arrested a suspected crash-for-cash conman after a dubious collision in Yorkshire earlier this year led us to an address in Birmingham.Officers raided the man’s home in Caldwell Road, Birmingham, this morning (13 May) where he was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and fraud.

west-midlands.police.uk ,  7h 0
Man arrested in Birmingham over Sheffield crash-for-cash