Bailey Matthews from Doncaster has returned to the event that made him famous one year ago.Read the full story ›
Boxing champion Tommy Coyle is calling for more people to sign the organ donor register.
Tommy, who will take on Tyrone Nurse next weekend, is fronting the 'Be a Hero' campaign in the hope that it will encourage people in his hometown of Hull, and across Yorkshire, to consider donating their organs.
Around 800 people across the region are on the transplant waiting list.
One lane is closed and there are reports of queueing traffic southbound on the A1(M) at Doncaster due to a crash.
It happened between junction 38 A638 / A1 Doncaster By-Pass (Red House) and junction 37 A635 Barnsley Road (Marr).
Motorists are being advised to approach with care.
Young triathlon hero Bailey Matthews is challenging people to join him at the 2016 Castle Howard Triathlon.Read the full story ›
Parents are being urged to warn their children of the dangers of playing near water, after the death of a boy in a Rotherham canal.Read the full story ›
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A 26-year-old man has been charged by officers investigating a reported shooting in Chapeltown, Sheffield.
Jamie Lee Howden, of Barber Street, Hoyland, Barnsley, appeared before Sheffield Magistrates’ Court yesterday charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm.
He has been remanded in custody to appear before Sheffield Crown Court at a later date.
Police were called at around 11pm on Friday 15 July following reports shots had been fired in Burncross Road, Chapeltown. Nobody is believed to have been injured during the incident.
Six people, five men and one woman, were arrested in connection with the incident. They remain on bail pending further enquiries.
Officers investigating the death of a boy whose body was recovered from a Rotherham canal last night are appealing to anyone who may have been in the area to come forward.
Around 7pm yesterday, police received reports that an 11-year-old boy, had been seen going into the canal near to Stonerow Way near Parkgate Retail, Rotherham but had disappeared soon after.
Specialist resources attended the scene, including South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue and the Ambulance Service. The body of the 11-year-old was recovered from the water at around 11pm.
We have a number of resources investigating the circumstances that led to this tragic incident where sadly a young life has been lost.
We believe that the boy was with a group of around eight other young people when he entered the water at around 7pm.
We are working to establish the full circumstances in the lead up to the incident but we would appeal for anyone who was in the area between 6pm and 7pm, and may have seen a group of young people or has any information, to please get in touch.
Police say no-one else was injured during the incident.
Formal identification is yet to have taken place and officers are working with both the coroner and family.
A post-mortem examination will be carried out in due course.
The next South Yorkshire Police Chief Constable will take up his role early in a bid to restore public confidence in the force.Read the full story ›