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City and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England

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Sheffield: City and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, its name derives from the River Sheaf, which runs through the city. With some of its southern suburbs annexed from Derbyshire, the city has grown from its largely industrial roots to encompass a wider economic base. The population of the City of Sheffield is 584,853 (mid-2019 est.) and it is one of the eight largest regional English cities that make up the Core Cities Group. Sheffield is the second-largest city in the Yorkshire and the Humber region and the third-largest English district by population. The metropolitan population of Sheffield is 1,569,000.

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Nine-year-old raises funds for children's hospice through rescue hen eggs stall [Video]

Nine-year-old raises funds for children's hospice through rescue hen eggs stall

A nine-year-old girl from Retford is helping raise money for a Sheffield children's hospice by selling eggs from her 20 rescue chickens. Lucy Broughton hopes to raise £1,000 by Christmas for the..

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Meet the rock-scaling OAP who has turned her home into a makeshift climbing wall [Video]

Meet the rock-scaling OAP who has turned her home into a makeshift climbing wall

Dressed to scale a perilous peak, a grandmother-of-six expertly picks her way up and down the sheer three metre beam, travelling from her first-floor landing into the attic, before adjusting her head..

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Nurse becomes an unlikely Instagram influencer after her life was transformed by a stoma bag [Video]

Nurse becomes an unlikely Instagram influencer after her life was transformed by a stoma bag

An intensive care nurse whose life was transformed by a stoma bag - fitted to collect her waste - has vowed to banish the stigma surrounding digestive diseases by starting an Instagram and a social..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:31Published

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Patricia Grainger's son says "someone out there knows what happened" as he pleads to find her killer.
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Sheffield 'fight' death: Two charged with murder

Paul Crossley died following reports of a group of men fighting on Longley Hall Way in Sheffield.
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Sheffield shootings: Police fear for public caught in crossfire

The South Yorkshire force's comments come after four shootings in 24 hours in Sheffield.
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Four shootings in Sheffield in 24 hours

The incidents took place in the Burngreave, Sharrow and Nether Edge areas of Sheffield during Friday.
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Sheffield shootings: Four men injured in early hours

Police have stepped up patrols in the Burngreave and Sharrow areas of Sheffield.
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Coronavirus: Sheffield street thief jailed for syringe threats

A street thief who threatened to infect passers-by with coronavirus, AIDS and hepatitis is jailed.
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Coronavirus: Sheffield medical students graduate early

The University of Sheffield students are joining the front line after their virtual graduation.
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Coronavirus: Pub customers hid in cupboards during raid

Police raided the Pitsmoor Hotel in Sheffield after reports it was still serving customers.
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Coronavirus: Boy with cerebral palsy takes on 'Captain Tom' feat

Tobias Weller, from Sheffield, uses a walking frame and is walking 750m a day to reach his target.
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Postman delivers 'somewhere in Sheffield' parcel

The package, containing chocolate bars, was sent from Sweden with only biographical details on the front.
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Police officer dies in pursuit crash in Sheffield

His motorcycle collided with car as he responded to reports another motorist had failed to stop
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South Yorkshire Police motorcycle officer dies in crash

The 40-year-old officer was pronounced dead at the scene in Ecclesfield, Sheffield, police say.
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Coronavirus: Villagers say cyclists 'pose threat' to residents

Residents in the Hope Valley complain cyclists from Sheffield are "flouting coronavirus guidelines".
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Sheffield student found in Coventry handed Covid-19 fine

The 20-year-old told officers he wanted to save his friend the cost of a taxi to Heathrow Airport.
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New mums targeted in Sheffield breastfeeding photo scam

Women in Sheffield were contacted by someone claiming to work at a neonatal unit in the city.
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Coronavirus: Sheffield 'doorstep portraits' capture life in lockdown

Photographer Ellie Last is combining walking her dog with documenting the lockdown in Sheffield.
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Boy, 12, 'scales Everest' by climbing stairs 2,507 times

Seth Charles, 12, from Sheffield, had to rethink his planned climb due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Premier League Darts: Competition to resume on 30 July in Birmingham

The Premier League Darts season will resume on 30 July with the play-offs moving from London's O2 Arena to Sheffield.
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Coronavirus: Nurses' Wetherspoon's parking fines overturned

Several nurses at Sheffield's Hallamshire Hospital were fined after parking at a nearby closed pub.
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Coronavirus: Sheffield emerges as infection hotspot with highest concentration of cases anywhere outside London

City officials claim it's just because more testing is being done there than other areas
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'One last ta-ra': Final orders at the bar as city streets empty across UK ahead of coronavirus lockdown

The Independent finds Sheffield transformed into a Friday night ghost town within hours of pubs, clubs and restaurants being ordered to shut
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Coronavirus: Sheffield Leadmill to auction memorabilia

Sheffield's Leadmill is critical of government advice for venues about opening during the outbreak.
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Coronavirus: Family thank Sheffield hospital after man's death

Leonard Gibson, 78, died in hospital in Sheffield after testing positive for Covid-19.
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Man, 23, stabbed to death at Sheffield address

The victim died in Sheffield on Friday night, police said.
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Teenager and man injured in Sheffield shooting

The boy and man were in a car when shots were fired injuring them both.
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Anti-terror barrier plans for Sheffield city centre

Sheffield City Council will spend millions on safety measures across the city centre.
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Sheffield shooting: Man charged after 12-year-old boy shot

It is the second man to be charged with attempted murder - six people in total have been arrested.
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Sheffield mum finds stranger's poem where daughter died

Sharon Green has left flowers for the past two decades - this year there was a poem waiting for her.
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Man on attempted murder charge in Sheffield after boy, 12, shot

Police said the child was an "innocent bystander" when a gun was fired from a moving car in Sheffield.
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Sheffield supercar crash: Two drivers sentenced

The Porsche and Ferrari collided on a roundabout in Sheffield in May 2018, police say.
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LGBT+ group wants Franklin Graham's Sheffield visit cancelled

Franklin Graham who believes gay marriage is a "sin" is appearing in Sheffield as part of a UK tour.
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Shooting of 12-year-old Sheffield boy 'the final straw'

The father of a child shot in the leg has called for "armed thugs to be taken off the streets".
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Sheffield shooting: 12-year-old boy injured in drive-by attack

Police investigating motive after gunman opens fire on group in street
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Sheffield shooting: Boy, 12, injured as shots fired from car

The child was in a group gathered on a road in Sheffield when a gunman opened fire from a car.
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South Yorkshire Police 'failed to act' over girl's rape claims

Nine men are on trial accused of raping the teenager in Sheffield between 2010 and 2012.
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Man critically hurt in shooting in Sheffield

It took place on Saturday afternoon, South Yorkshire Police said.
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Three held as man stabbed to death in Sheffield 'fight'

The two 18-year-olds and 20-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of murder.
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Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Bristol City: Late Barry Bannan penalty lifts Wednesday to third

Barry Bannan's late penalty sees Sheffield Wednesday beat Bristol City and climb to third in the Championship table.
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Liam Gallagher gig: Fan burned by flare at Sheffield concert

Fan Stacey Andrew said it was "like someone let a firework off on my chest" after being hit by a flare.
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UK weather: Sheffield records wettest autumn on record with more than two weeks still to go

Record-breaking figure comes as nearly 80 flood warnings remain in place across country
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World champion cyclists' bikes stolen from Sheffield car park

The bikes were custom-made and collectively worth more than £20,000, police say.
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UK flooding news - latest: Homes evacuated after more than a month of rain brings travel chaos

Dozens trapped in Sheffield shopping centre overnight as traffic grinds to a halt
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South Yorkshire floods: People stuck in Meadowhall 'bought pyjamas'

A woman who was stuck in a flood-hit shopping centre in Sheffield says she saw people buying pyjamas from Primark as they planned to spend the night there.
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UK flooding: Dozens spend night in Sheffield shopping centre

Heavy rain continues to fall with around 100 flood warnings remaining in place in the north of England.
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Bin lorry driven at Sheffield house then torched

Police are investigating the arson attack on a house in Sheffield on Monday evening.
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Four goats killed at Graves Park Animal Farm in Sheffield

The goats were attacked at Graves Park Animal Farm on Hemsworth Road some time overnight on Friday.
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Dozens of Sheffield homes evacuated over 'suspicious item'

Two women are being questioned in connection with the discovery in Sheffield.
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Sheffield bus driver stabbing: Teenager charged

The driver, stabbed in Sheffield city centre, is recovering at home after receiving treatment.
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How do you breathe less pollution on school run?

Going on foot, by bike or by car? Three Sheffield families took part in a test to find out.
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Bus driver stabbed in Sheffield city centre

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, police say.
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