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3 days ago
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City of nicknames: The many names for Sheffield, ranging from England's largest village to Black ...

Everyone knows the name ‘Sheffield’ – it’s one of the biggest cities in the UK.

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5 days ago
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Sonos Ace review: I listened to my favourite album and it was like hearing music for the first time

Tech writer Matt Hickson reviews Sonos' first headphones - the Ace. See why he gave them five stars.

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9 days ago
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How 21 historic parts of Sheffield got their names, from 'beheading sites' to 'infested' areas

There are parts of Sheffield where the local history goes back hundreds, or even thousands, of years.

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9 days ago
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15 visitor attractions, popular with Sheffield families in the 80 and 90s, now lost forever

Back in the 80s and 90s, they were seen by Sheffield families as great places to go for a day out.

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11 days ago
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"Change begins now" - Sheffield MPs need to act after city turned red again

In the words of incoming Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer, "change begins now". And that's exactly what those who vote...

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12 days ago
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General Election 2024: Polling day arrives in Sheffield - time to make your voices heard

After weeks of manifesto promises, TV debates, leaflet dropping and doorstep canvassing, the day that we head to the ...

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14 days ago
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Sheffield retro: 19 photos showing popular restaurants of the 1980s, including Tuckwoods and Soci...

Tastes have changed a lot since the 1980s, when prawn cocktails and black forest gateaux were considered the height o...

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15 days ago
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Sheffield retro: 14 throwback photos from 1993 showing how city has changed, including lost flats

It was the year Manchester United won the first Premier League, Bill Clinton became president and I Will Always Love ...

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16 days ago
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Sheffield retro: 18 nostalgic photos of lost shops on The Moor, including BHS, Our Price and Wool...

It’s Sheffield city centre’s busiest shopping street.

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17 days ago
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Sheffield retro: 19 beloved Sheffield institutions, lost to history, including Fletchers and Wards

They were once well loved institutions, beloved to Sheffield residents in their day

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23 days ago
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Sheffield retro: Memories of first visits to 16 iconic Sheffield pubs

Do you remember your first trip down to the pub?

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about 1 month ago
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The Full Monty: Locations from hit 1997 film pictured now as series 2 of Disney+ TV show is on th...

The Full Monty remains one of the best-loved British films of all time.

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about 1 month ago
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Sheffield retro: Iconic pictures of pre-1970 Sheffield transformed to reveal city in colour

Gallery shows black and white images, now colourised to stunning effect using technology

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about 1 month ago
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Sheffield retro: 31 nostalgic pictures taking you back to 1996, including Tina Turner concert and...

With the Euro 24 tournament approaching, we’re looking back to 1996, when Euros fever hit Sheffield.

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about 2 months ago
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Cambridge Steet Collective: Impressive new food hall prepares for weekend crowds

The new venue opened last week

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about 2 months ago
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Sheffield retro: 28 fascinating photos showing changing face of Cambridge Street, as huge new foo...

It’s the street at the heart of Sheffield city centre’s revival.

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about 2 months ago
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Tensions run high over proposal to change name of miners’ welfare hall

Tensions are running high as around 30 residents attended a parish council meeting to object to plans to change the n...

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about 2 months ago
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25 great things we could once do in Sheffield - but are gone forever

Gallery shows the things we could once do in Sheffield, but have been lost to us over the years

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about 2 months ago
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37 photos showing inspiring headteachers at Sheffield primary and secondary schools in the 90s an...

Almost everyone can remember being called to the headteacher’s office at some point during their school days.

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2 months ago
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Video and gallery: The 12 beautiful buildings and landmarks Sheffield residents wish had never be...

The 12 Sheffield buildings residents wish had never been demolished. Watch our video and look at the gallery

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2 months ago
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Sheffield retro: Pictures show the old sweets that a generation of Sheffield residents loved

Take a look at our pictures showing some of the great sweets enjoyed in Sheffield over the years.

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2 months ago
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19 pictures of Royal Family in Sheffield including Princess Diana, King Charles, Prince William a...

Prince William became the latest Royal to visit Sheffield when he popped to the Steel City in March to highlight his ...

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2 months ago
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Anne Dunwell: 60th anniversary of one of South Yorkshire's most brutal and unsolved murders

A teenage girl was found murdered in a country lane after she failed to return home. 60 years later, her case remains...

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2 months ago
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Sheffield retro: 27 evocative photos transformed into colour for first time show Sheffield life i...

Nostalgic pictures, transformed from black and white into colour, show the Sheffield of 1970 in a new light

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2 months ago
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24 nostalgic photographs of The American Adventure as families flock to theme parks

If you grew up in South Yorkshire in the 1980s or 1990s, you probably visited The American Adventure theme park.

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3 months ago
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Sheffield retro: 19 photos showing how Hillsborough Stadium has changed as Sheffield Wednesday ma...

Take a trip down memory lane with these photos of the historic stadium throughout its history.

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3 months ago
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Stephen Morgan: Paedophile caught in online police sting thought he was talking to boy, 12

He was caught in an online sting

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3 months ago
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Sheffield retro: 25 photos of Sheffield Half Marathon down the years - can you spot yourself?

Over the years thousands of people have pounded the Steel City’s streets and raised millions of pounds for charity by...

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4 months ago
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Sheffield Retro: See if you are in our vintage schools photo album from the 60s and 70s

Some of these photos are 60 years old, but for some they will be as recognisable as the day they were taken.

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4 months ago
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13 beautiful photos show old Sheffield transformed into colour

Colour technology shows some of the oldest photos of Sheffield transformed into colour

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4 months ago
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Sheffield retro: 21 photos transporting you back to 70s and 80s nightclubs, including Fiesta and ...

Sheffield sure knew how to party back in the 1970s and 80s, as these fantastic photos of nightclubs from those decade...

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4 months ago
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Sheffield housing: One fifth of homes in city deemed "non decent"

A fifth of homes in Sheffield failed to meet decent standards, new figures show.

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4 months ago
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13 good reasons why it was better growing up in Sheffield in the 70s and 80s than now

We have put together a list of some of the best reasons why growing up in Sheffield was better in the 70s and 80s

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4 months ago
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Sheffield retro: Eight much-loved bars from the 80 and 90s, lost or changed, including The Wapentake

Before and after pictures show how these famous Sheffield pubs and bars have gone, or been transformed

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4 months ago
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Sheffield retro: 23 fascinating old photos show how Sheffield United's Bramall Lane stadium has e...

Sheffield United’s Bramall Lane stadium is one of the world’s most historic football grounds.

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4 months ago
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Hole in the Road Sheffield: Beautiful old pictures transformed into colour bring famous landmark ...

Newly transformed pictures show The Hole in the Road as you remember it.

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4 months ago
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Sheffield is better than Leeds - and here are 16 reasons why

They are both great Yorkshire cities, but here is why Sheffield is better than Leeds

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4 months ago
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I visited the road with Sheffield’s steepest slope – and it was literally breathtaking

This is what is like to walk up what is officially the steepest street in Sheffield

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4 months ago
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RSPCA South Yorkshire issues plea for help for cute litter of pups

The RSPCA has issued an appeal for help for this cute litter of pups

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