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Fire at Sheffield takeaway

Around 30 firefighters have been tackling a blaze at the Arooj Indian restaurant and takeaway in Attercliffe Road, Sheffield. The area was cordoned off but the fire was contained and did not spread to neighbouring properties. A spokesman for South Yorkshire Fire Service said it was believed the fire had start accidentally in the kitchen.

Pardew under pressure ahead of Hull clash

Organisers from a campaign group called 'Sack Pardew' have staged a large-scale protest in and around St James's Park ahead of their match with Hull City.

Under pressure: Alan Pardew could be replaced by Hull Manager Steve Bruce if he is sacked by Newcastle. Credit: Press Association

The group say they will be distributing 30,000 leaflets and 100 banners from 10 pubs in Newcastle city centre. Tigers Manager Steve Bruce is one of the favourites to replace Pardew if he is sacked. It is the first time the two side's have met since Pardew head-butted Hull City's David Meyler last season.


Sheffield homes evacuated after car fire

Families were evacuated from their homes and part of a road sealed off in north Sheffield as firefighters dealt with a car blaze, which ruptured a gas main.

The damaged remains the car which was on fire in Parson Cross Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The fire severely damaged the car and part of a neighbouring building was also damaged on Dugdale Avenue in Parson Cross. Homes were evacuated while the gas supply was made safe. No one was injured in the incident.

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