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Search for missing Rotherham teenagers

South Yorkshire Police are appealing for information in their search for two teenagers who have gone missing from their homes in Rotherham.

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Police say both teenagers left their homes on the morning of February 2nd, but did not return.

Daisy Dale, who is 16 and also known as Britney Everitt, lives in the Sunnyside area of Rotherham and Dillan Blower, who is 15, in the Flanderhill area at 8am. Anyone with any information is asked to contact South Yorkshire Police.


Average family loses £700 a year on food wastage

The average UK family loses around £700 every year on food wastage, according to new research.

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The survey conducted by Approved Foods found that 1 in 4 were wasting food that was safe to eat.

It was also found that people were under the impression that food approaching or on its 'best before' date were too risky to eat.

The wastage was largely down to confusion regarding food labelling and what it actually stands for.

Best Before

The 'Best Before' is more about quality rather than safety, if the food passes this date it isn't harmful but may lose its flavour and texture.

Use By

This label would appear on food which would go off quickly, this includes smoked fish, meat products and read-prepared salads. Using food after this date could be a health risk.

Sell By

This would be an instruction for staff at the store rather than shoppers and instructs them when to remove an item from a shelf.

Event to mark milestone in construction of multi-million pound Sheffield college

A stone-laying event is taking place today ahead of the opening of a new technical college in Sheffield.

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The £10 million University Technical College (UTC) is due to open in Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park in September.

The college will specialise in healthcare, sport sciences and computing.

The facility is being co-sponsored by Sheffield Hallam University and Sheffield Chamber of Commerce.

Charities call for more conversations around mental health

Nearly two thirds of people in Yorkshire and Humberside have some form of mental health condition, according to a recent survey.

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Charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness are urging people to talk about their mental health and tackle the stigma associated with it.

Both charities found that 60% of people felt better once they talked to someone about their mental health issues.

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