Bus route changes Hillsborough residents have revealed their fears about the withdrawal of two main bus services in the area as concerns grow over a city-wide review. A consultation at
Missing Barnsley man Police in Barnsley are appealing for information to trace missing local man Steven Dixon. Mr Dixon (44) was last seen in March of this year when he
Car crashes into shop A Doncaster business owner says it is a miracle no one was killed after a car careered into his shop as he stacked shelves. Adil Saed,
Barnsley murder investigation Two people were arrested yesterday morning (Thursday 23 July) on suspicion of John Gogarty’s murder. A 43-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman were arrested from a property on Mont
Bus route changes
Hillsborough residents have revealed their fears about the withdrawal of two main bus services in the area as concerns grow over a city-wide review.
A consultation at Hillsborough Interchange about changes to bus routes last night gave residents a chance to say they are worried about the withdrawal of the 84 bus service, which serves Loxley and Wisewood.
The service will be replaced by a 53 bus which will travel from Wisewood and stop at the » Read more..
Missing Barnsley man
Police in Barnsley are appealing for information to trace missing local man Steven Dixon.
Mr Dixon (44) was last seen in March of this year when he was living in the Summer Lane area of the town.
He is not believed to » Read more..
South Yorkshire Police chief constable David Crompton has been urged to quit over the force’s handling of the child abuse scandal.
Lord Scriven, the former leader of Sheffield City Council, said it was time for Mr Crompton to step down following a critical new report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary.
The HMIC said the force still needs to make ‘major improvements’ to its child protection procedures in » Read more..
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Car crashes into shop
A Doncaster business owner says it is a miracle no one was killed after a car careered into his shop as he stacked shelves.
Adil Saed, owner of the European Mini Market, was working with a shop assistant when the car smashed into the shop on St Sepulchre Gate West.
Mr Saed said: “I was restocking the fridge when I heard a massive bang. I almost had a » Read more..
Barnsley murder investigation
Two people were arrested yesterday morning (Thursday 23 July) on suspicion of John Gogarty’s murder.
A 43-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman were arrested from a property on Mont Walk in the Wombwell area of Barnsley around 10am.
A 48-year-old man, who was arrested on » Read more..
Ben Needham Appeal
A social media campaign is taking place to mark the 24th anniversary of Ben Needham’s disappearance in a bid to get new information.
Ben was 21 months old when he vanished on July 24, 1991, after travelling to the island of Kos with his mother and his grandparents.
His family has taken to social media to try to encourage as many people as possible to share an » Read more..
Three Sheffield men have been sentenced to a combined total of 24-years behind bars for falsely imprisoning two men at the beginning of the year.
Gimal Foster, 31, Mubarrack Hassan, 24, and Ahmed Ismail, 22, were found guilty of a variety of offences in relation to the incident in January, following a two and a half week trial at Sheffield Crown Court that concluded yesterday (Wednesday, 22 July).
Foster, of Ironside Road in Gleadless Valley, was convicted of two counts of false imprisonment, two » Read more..
Barnsley store robbery
CCTV appeal issued following Barnsley robberyOfficers investigating a reported robbery at a supermarket in Worsbrough Dale, Barnsley, at the weekend have released a CCTV appeal for information.
At around 9.15pm on Saturday 18 July, it is reported that a man wearing an orange high-visibility suit entered a supermarket in High Street, Worsbrough Dale.
It is alleged that he threatened staff with a weapon, thought to resemble a small axe, demanding that they » Read more..
Aggravated burglary and sexual assault
A 52-year-old man has been jailed for 12 years for the sexual assault and aggravated burglary of an elderly woman in a Sheffield property.
Martin Holmes, of Machon Bank, Nether Edge, appeared at Hull Crown Court today (Wednesday 22 July) to be sentenced after pleading guilty to two counts of sexual assault and one count of aggravated burglary at an earlier hearing.
He was jailed for 12 years for aggravated burglary, 12 years for one count of sexual assault and four years for the » Read more..
The Wombwell Monkey
A Wombwell resident’s monkeying around has caused quite a stir in the town.
Kelvin Shaw, who lives on Hemingfield Road, first placed a life size monkey in his garden tree a month ago – and since then, passers-by have been spotting it, hanging from a branch 30ft up in the air.
Kelvin said a friend helped him put the monkey up by abseiling from the top of the tree.
Award for Longley Park
Longley Park Sixth Form College, Sheffield, has been awarded second place in a national award recognising their commitment to preparing their students for the world of work.
The award, sponsored by Santander, comes from Career Academies UK, a national charity that aims to make young people work ready through a programme of mentoring, masterclasses, internships and workplace visits.
The award is presented to schools or colleges that have best demonstrated excellence in employer engagement and » Read more..
Vandals ruin Sheffield charity base.
Vandals have ripped out benches, torn up rose bushes and sprayed graffiti at a popular Sheffield charity’s base.
The criminals targeted St Wilfrid’s Centre on Queens Road, Highfield, while it was closed for its annual maintenance period last week and staff were away.
Workers who help homeless and vulnerable people found the damage to an outside area on » Read more..
Arson attacks on vehicles
Arson attacks on vehicles and one on a shed this weekend.
Staff from Rotherham station attended a burning Ford Fiesta on Shaw Road at 11.45pm on Friday, leaving the scene around half an hour later.
A crew from Dearne station went to Barnsley Road, Wombwell, at 2.05am on Saturday, where a shed was on fire. They left 50 minutes later.
One appliance from Dearne station attended a van fire on Hamilton Road, Maltby, at 2.50am on » Read more..
Cinderella in Rotherham
The Rotherham Civic Theatre is proud to announce the classic rags-to-riches story of Cinderella as the town’s pantomime for the 2015 Christmas season.
Following last year’s production, Aladdin, which welcomed over 25,000 people to the council-owned Civic Theatre, tickets for Cinderella are now on sale.
Rotherham Theatres Manager, Mark Scott, said: “Panto time is always special at the Civic Theatre and we’re hoping that the » Read more..
Downton Abbey at Cannon Hall
All the glitz and glamour of Edwardian times can be seen at Cannon Hall Museum from Saturday 11 July to Sunday 6 September.
“Downton! From evening gowns to aprons”, celebrates the wonderful style and fashion of the award winning programme.
Fans of the series or the era itself will not be disappointed by the original exhibition of exquisite designs. They will be able to » Read more..
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Have you seen missing Chesterfield man Andrew Bennett?
Police are concerned for the safety of 44-year-old Andrew Bennett who has not been seen for several days.
Andrew was last seen in Calow on » Read more..
Thief vicar Simon Reynolds is believed to have fled to Europe.
The reverend vanished from Sheffield Crown Court just hours before a jury found him guilty of theft offences recently.
South Yorkshire Police said today that officers have been following a number of lines of enquiry in a » Read more..
Local Plan in Doncaster
Public consultation is underway on Doncaster’s new ‘Local Plan’ which will help decide what is developed and where in Doncaster over the next 20 years.
Feedback is being sought on two key planning documents and input from residents, businesses and organisations will help shape where growth in the borough should be directed.
The Doncaster Local Plan: Vision, Aims & Objectives document sets out what we want Doncaster to » Read more..
Alton Towers owner Merlin Entertainments says the rollercoaster accident at the theme park in June could affect profits by up to £47m.
The accident, which resulted in several people being seriously injured, led to the temporary closure of Alton Towers.
Merlin said that the incident had an » Read more..
Warrant for arrest
A 50-year-old man has today, Thursday, 23 July, been convicted of four counts of theft, despite his absence at court.
Simon Reynolds , of Upper Church Lane in Farnham, Surrey, has been on trial at Sheffield Crown Court and appeared this morning before the jury were sent out by the Judge to deliberate their verdict.
He failed to attend back at court this » Read more..