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Football: Saturday's fixtures

Saturday's football fixtures Credit: Press Association


Derby v Leeds 12:05

Huddersfield v QPR 15:00

Hull v Preston 15:00

Rotherham v Fulham 15:00

Sheff Wed v Middlesbrough 15:00

League 1

Bradford v Port Vale 15:00

Colchester v Scunthorpe 15:00

Doncaster v Fleetwood 15:00

Millwall v Chesterfield 15:00

Rochdale v Barnsley 15:00

Swindon v Sheff Utd 15:00

League 2

York v Mansfield 15:00


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Police appeal to find missing prisoner

South Yorkshire police are appealing for information to find a missing prisoner.

Missing prisoner Michael James

Michael James, was last seen around 2pm on Thursday August 27 in Masbrough Street area of Rotherham, while on temporary leave from Hatfield prison in Doncaster.

He was due back at 4.30pm the same day but failed to return.

The 43-year-old was sentenced in 2006 for threats to kill. Police believe he may have connections in West Yorkshire.

Anyone who sees him is asked not to approach him but call 999, quoting incident number 1134 of 27 August 2015.


Police appeal to find missing Doncaster man

John Greasley was last seen leaving home on Thursday morning Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Police in Doncaster are asking for urgent help in locating missing 43-year-old man John Greasley.

John was last seen at around 9am on Thursday 27 August, when he left his address in Smith Square, Doncaster.

He was due to return home that evening but did not come back. He was in telephone contact with loved ones but has not been in touch since late last night.

John is described as being a slim white man with a shaved head. He was last seen wearing dark blue jeans and a dark coat.

He is believed to have links to the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire areas.

Family and friends are growing increasingly concerned for John’s welfare and urge anyone with information to get in touch.

Northern Powergrid staff to stage strike in pay dispute

Hundreds of office staff at the electrical distribution firm Northern Powergrid have announced they plan to stage a two-day strike starting on Tuesday.

Administrative staff who are members of the union UNISON will walk out after what they claim is months of talks failed to settle their pay claim. Union leaders say customers could face delays contacting the firm during the strike.

Northern Powergrid is responsible for running the power network that delivers electricity to almost 4 million homes and businesses in the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire. The company says it has 'robust arrangements' in place to limit the impact of the strike.

Strike action is due to commence just after midnight on the 1st September and end at midnight on the 2nd September 2015.

542 life-threatening incidents - a day-in-the-life Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Yorkshire Ambulance Service have embarked on a 24-hour 'tweetathon' to let people know how they go about their work. Here are a few of today's highlights:

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