A 70-year-old woman from Chesterfield is raising money for the hospital which saved her - by doing her second sky dive.
Nick Clegg has come under fire for taking a holiday as benefit reforms kick in leaving struggling households facing shrinking incomes.
Politicians and celebrities, including Melanie C, will join runners over finish line of 96 mile charity run between Hillsborough and Anfield
Olympic Gold medallist Jessica Ennis has married her long-term partner Andy Hill at St. Michael and All Angels Church in Hathersage, Derbyshire.
Around 100 guests are thought to have attended the hour-long wedding service before heading off to a reception at an undisclosed location.
Remploy has announced that it has plans to sell its Sheffield factory, with a preferred bidder already being considered. The site at Huddersfield is also to close on 8 August.
A protest is taking place in Sheffield today against the so-called "Bedroom Tax".
Tenants will join the protest outside the Town Hall at 11 am on Saturday where there will be Trade union and tenants speaking, along with the Sheffield Anti-Cuts Alliance.
– Michael Forster, financial analyst
We want to get it across to people in Sheffield in this situation that we are building a campaign to support people who cant pay and cant move and that they should not feel alone with the problem. We will defend and support any tenant faced with eviction. The best antidote to fear and anger is to join with neighbours and the thousands across the city who are in the same boat.
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There are just days to go before the first of this year's Race for Life events start in our region and thousands of women are getting ready to walk, jog or run for Cancer Research UK.
Today final preparations were underway in Sheffield, where a team of intrepid runners from the charity were out testing a new route round Meadowhall as Emily Kerr reports
A crash has closed one lane on the M1 Southbound near Meadowhall.
- Crash involving two vehicles
- Around J34 (A631/Meadowhall)
- Debris on road
- One lane blocked
The campaign for more Government funding for Sheffield has today been taken directly to the Prime Minister's front door. Political, religious and community leaders have joined forces to form the Fair Deal For Sheffield group.
They say the City is being unfairly targeted and is bearing the brunt of the Government cuts. Today a petition was handed in to 10 Downing Street, signed by thousands of local residents. Calendar spoke to the Bishop of Sheffield Stephen Croft and Sheffield Council leader Julie Dore.
New figures show over a third of children in Sheffield are skipping breakfast and going hungry before they do important exams.
Thirty five percent of youngsters taking their SATS this week won't have had breakfast - almost twice the national average. But some schools are bucking the trend by setting up breakfast clubs. Martin Fisher went along to one of them.
Joyce Mason, who was Sheridan Smith's dance teacher , from aged 4 to 16, says she is a natural down to earth girl from a grounded family who will have been genuinely shocked by her BAFTA win.
A third of school children in Sheffield skip breakfast because of exam stress new research has revealed. The figures have been released as primary school children across the country begin taking their SATS exams.
Figures for Sheffield are as follows:-
- One in four pupils who did not eat breakfast were unable to concentrate during exams and became anxious and irritable.
- 36 per cent skipped meals because of nerves
- One in five pupils said they never ate breakfast
- 50 per cent said they wished they had eaten breakfast before their exams
Figures for Leeds are as follows:
- One in five pupils felt more pressure from their teachers when they sat their SATs
- Nerves left half of pupils unable to sleep during exams
- 19 per cent said they could not eat
- 62 per cent of pupils said not eating breakfast would leave them tiered during exams
Thank you so so much for all your kind messages.Can't believe it! Apologies for my language in the speech I was in complete & utter shock XxFrom @Sheridansmith1 on Twitter: