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Police make four arrests after shots fired in Sheffield

Police have made four arrests after reports that shots were fired in the City Road area of Sheffield.

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Armed officers were called to Eden Hall Road on Friday June 24 as part of ongoing enquiries.

Four men aged 34, 31,26 and 19 have been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences. They have all been bailed pending further enquiries.

At about 9pm on Wednesday 22 June, officers were called to the City Road area, close to the junction with Eastern Avenue, following reports that shots had been fired at a silver car.

Police said it is believed that the riders of two mopeds fired shots at the car. No one was injured during the incident.


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Alan Johnson: Corbyn's office worked against rest of party

Alan Johnson, leader of the Labour In campaign Credit: PA

Labour Party veteran Alan Johnson, leader of the Labour In campaign in the run-up to Friday's historic EU referendum, has attacked Jeremy Corbyn's office, claiming it was "working against the rest of the Party" at times.

His email attack Alan on Corbyn's role in the referendum campaign comes as dozens of the party's MPs have resigned from their positions in a protest against the leader.

The referendum result was a huge blow. The turmoil and uncertainty it has unleashed will I fear affect our country for many years.

As Chair of ‘Labour In For Britain’ I take my share of responsibility for the way the Labour campaign was run. I couldn’t have wished for a better Head of the campaign than Brian Duggan; and our Labour Party staff and activists, from Iain McNicol to our Regional staff and CLPs, were magnificent. They cannot be blamed for the outcome and should be very proud of the work they did.

Everyone else needs to make their own assessment as to whether more could have been done to prevent this disastrous result. I will certainly do this, as I hope will the Leader’s Office. At times it felt as if they were working against the rest of the Party and had conflicting objectives.

I was proud to work with some great people who tried their very best to get the result we all wanted. Nobody in the Leadership had the right to undermine their efforts.

– Alan Johnson

Man arrested after boy 11 critically injured in Sheffield crash

A 31-year-old man has been arrested after two collisions in Sheffield, one of which left an 11-year-old boy fighting for his life in hospital.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after the two crashes in the Nethershire Lane are of the city.

At 6pm on Sunday June 25 a silver Freelander and Audi were in collision. Two children in the Audi suffered minor injuries.

The Freelander is then alleged to have continued travelling where it was then involved in a second crash with a blue Rover. The 11-year-old passenger of the Rover suffered serious injuries. The 61-year-old Freelander driver suffered minor injuries.

Police arrested a man on suspicion of causing serious injury by driving over the prescribed limit.


Consultation begins over Lincs devolution deal

A consultation has begun over a devolution deal in Lincolnshire, which could result in £15 million a year and new powers being passed from central Government to the area.

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A six week consultation was officially launched this morning. Ten local authorities from across Lincolnshire are working together to try and secure the deal. It could mean more control over things like housing, transport and flood risk, but the council leaders say there would also have to be a directly elected mayor for the area.

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Frontbenchers Angela Eagle and John Healey resign

Angela Eagle and John Healey Credit: PA

Prominent Labour figures Angela Eagle and John Healey have both resigned from their positions on the frontbench.

Healey has resigned as shadow housing minister, while Eagle quit as shadow business secretary, saying that the Labour Party needs a "leader who can unite rather than divide".

Mike Tomlinson and team embark on epic ride to Rio

A team of five cyclists, led by Mike Tomlinson, has left the Olympic Park in London on a 3000 mile ride to Rio.

Mike Tomlinson and the team using their peddle power to continue Jane's legacy Credit: ITV Yorkshire

They will get there in time for the opening ceremony of the 2016 games in Brazil.

It is almost ten years to the day since Mike's wife Jane began her most gruelling sporting challenge to ride across America. She died just a few months after completing the journey after a long battle with cancer.

Jane Tomlinson Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Since then her family has continued fundraising in her name and collected millions of pounds.

They are hoping to raise thousands from this challenge, by riding up to 90 miles a day. But for Mike Tomlinson it is more than that.

He said today: "This is very personal for me. Jane was dying when she was riding across America so what excuse have I got not to complete this challenge to Rio".

The team, which includes tv presenter Charlie Webster from Sheffield and former rugby league player Paul Highton is due to complete the journey in 6 weeks.

Petition to honour pensioner who tried to save MP Jo Cox nearly at goal

An online petition to honour the brave pensioner who tried to save the life of MP Jo Cox has nearly reached its 50,000 goal.

Bernard Kenny laid a sunflower in honour of Jo Cox Credit: ITV Yorkshire

More than 47,000 people have added their support to a growing campaign to award Bernard Kenny the George Cross.

The former miner from Birstall tried to intervene when the Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox was attacked. He was seriously injured during the incident and needed hospital treatment.

Yesterday Mr Kenny was honoured by the Batley Bulldogs rugby team at their derby match against Dewsbury Rams.

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