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South Yorkshire: County of England
South Yorkshire is a ceremonial county and metropolitan county in England. It is the southernmost county in the Yorkshire and the Humber region and had a population of 1.34 million in 2011. It has an area of 1,552 square kilometres (599 sq mi) and consists of four metropolitan boroughs, Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield. South Yorkshire was created on 1 April 1974 as a result of the Local Government Act 1972. Its largest settlement is Sheffield.

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Doncaster home gets The Grinch Christmas makeover [Video]

Doncaster home gets The Grinch Christmas makeover

Paul Fenning decorates his home in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, in theme of TheGrinch and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Mr Fenning, who says his collectionof decorations is worth hundreds of pounds,..

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Nottingham prepares for highest band of Covid-19 restrictions [Video]

Nottingham prepares for highest band of Covid-19 restrictions

Residents in Nottingham and surrounding boroughs have been urged to keepshowing “resilience” ahead of new Tier 3 controls coming into force. TougherCovid-19 rules for Nottingham city and the..

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Thousands more braced for toughest coronavirus controls in England [Video]

Thousands more braced for toughest coronavirus controls in England

Hundreds of thousands more people are preparing for the imposition of toughestcoronavirus restrictions.as talks continue between the Government and localleaders. Parts of Nottinghamshire look set to be..

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Coronavirus controls extended as disease continues to spread [Video]

Coronavirus controls extended as disease continues to spread

More than a million people in South Yorkshire are living under the strictestcoronavirus rules after the region moved into the Tier 3 controls as healthofficials battle to stem the spread of the..

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Jarvis: We’ll be moving heaven & earth to get out of Tier 3 [Video]

Jarvis: We’ll be moving heaven & earth to get out of Tier 3

Sheffield City Region Mayor, Dan Jarvis, has called for more clarity on how to move out of Tier 3 restrictions. His comments came as South Yorkshire was placed under the more stringent measures amid a..

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Coronavirus lockdown in England: Stoke-on-Trent, Coventry and Slough to move to Tier 2 [Video]

Coronavirus lockdown in England: Stoke-on-Trent, Coventry and Slough to move to Tier 2

A look at the breakdown of which areas are in what tier of coronavirusrestrictions, and what that means. South Yorkshire has announced it will joinGreater Manchester in Tier three from Sunday October..

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Coronavirus lockdown in England: South Yorkshire to move to Tier 3 [Video]

Coronavirus lockdown in England: South Yorkshire to move to Tier 3

A look at the breakdown of which areas are in what tier of coronavirusrestrictions, and what that means. South Yorkshire has announced it will joinGreater Manchester in Tier three from Sunday October..

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Minister confirms South Yorkshire Covid restrictions [Video]

Minister confirms South Yorkshire Covid restrictions

Health minister Edward Argar has confirmed to MPs that South Yorkshire will enter Tier 3 lockdown from one minute past midnight on Saturday. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at..

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South Yorkshire to be placed in Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions [Video]

South Yorkshire to be placed in Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions

South Yorkshire will be the latest region placed into Tier 3 coronavirusrestrictions, the Sheffield City Region mayor has announced.

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Coronavirus: Three Wombwell food factory workers die

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First flood, now pandemic: how village devastated by submersion is facing coronavirus threat

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South Yorkshire firefighters in 'defiant' video against homophobia

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'I can't stop smiling': Booze, bingo and bunting at Barnsley Brexit celebrations

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South Yorkshire flooding: Government cash for relief appeal

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Prince Charles visits flood-hit South Yorkshire village

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General election 2019: Labour seats fall in South Yorkshire

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South Yorkshire flooding: Clean-up starts in Bentley

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England flooding: South Yorkshire villagers rally round

People living around the flood-hit village of Fishlake are helping out their neighbours.
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PM Boris Johnson heckled in flood-hit South Yorkshire

The prime minister got a frosty reception from some locals, amid wider criticism of his handling of the crisis.
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South Yorkshire flooding: Homes evacuated as rain cause travel chaos

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