Live updates


'Shots heard' in Sharrow collision

Police in South Yorkshire say they are currently dealing with a car crash in the Sharrow area of Sheffield.

The collision on Washington Road at 6.30pm involved two vehicles. Police say 'shots were heard' in the area around the same time of the crash.

One vehicle was left abandoned at the scene. There have been no injuries reported at this time and police continue to investigate.

Brook to headline big night of boxing

There is a big night of boxing in store tomorrow at the O2 Arena in London and headlining the event is Sheffield's world champion Kell Brook.

Brook is putting his title on the line against fellow Brit Frankie Gavin.

Words were exchanged between the pair at today's weigh-in ahead of the bill, which also features two more world title fights.

Chris Dawkes' report contains flash photography:

Woman who heard for first time last year preparing to lose sight

A profoundly deaf woman who touched the hearts of millions of people when the moment she heard for the first time was caught on camera has now revealed she is preparing to lose her sight.

Jo Milne from Sheffield is now able to hear after she had cochlear implants fitted. But her eyesight is now rapidly deteriorating as a result of the condition she has called Usher Sundrome.

Now Jo has drawn up a bucket list of "must do" things to see and do before she goes blind.

Jon Hill reports:


Rail union confirms TransPennine Express strike

A rail union has announced that it plans to go ahead with strikes on the TransPennine Express between Cleethorpes and Sheffield.

Credit: Press Association

The RMT have planned to take strike action on the following days:

  • Sunday 7th June 2015
  • Sunday 14th June 2015
  • Sunday 21st June 2015
  • Sunday 28th June 2015

They have also planned to take further industrial action on the following days:

  • Saturday 30th May 2015
  • Saturday 6th June 2015
  • Saturday 13th June 2015
  • Saturday 20th June 2015
  • Saturday 27th June 2015
Load more updates