LIVE BLOG: Latest from Sheffield – advisers debate controversial Roy Chubby Brown show
This page will be updated with the latest stories posted today (Thursday October 7th).
Last update: Thursday 07 October 2021, 16:18
- Rogue trader jailed and banned for life
- Nearly 800 drivers caught for speeding
- Concern over alcohol-related hospitalizations in Sheffield
4:02 p.m. – How the City of Sheffield Swim Squad rebounded after nearly going bankrupt during Covid-19
Sheffield City’s world-class swimming team was on the verge of bankruptcy last year as Covid-19 ended competitions, but a year later they are now stronger than ever.
3:59 p.m. – Woman jailed for causing death of devoted Sheffield manager in motorway crash
A woman who caused the death of a retired Sheffield school principal in a collision while driving on the wrong side of a motorway has been jailed.
3.35 p.m. – Some patients in Sheffield may need to travel further for their GP services as part of restructuring plans
The Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group said plans to merge care services will involve closing GP sites, meaning some patients will have to travel further for services.
3:24 p.m. – Phillimore Road accident: Sheffield Council chief urges residents to report unsafe roads after school mother dies
Residents must report any traffic accident or near miss in their neighborhood following the tragic death of a Sheffield mother who was run over and killed while waiting for her children outside of school .
2:50 p.m. – Free tickets available for Sheffield Coldplay fans to the immersive Amazon Music event next weekend
Here’s how to get free tickets for the Immersive Band Experience ‘The Atmospheres’ and how to get to the London event from Sheffield.
12:43 PM – Father from South Yorkshire, 33, died as he “tried to cross the motorway on foot”
A 33-year-old father who died in a road accident on the M1 in South Yorkshire last year was crossing the motorway on foot when he was hit by a car, an investigation has found.
1:41 p.m. – Inside Jimmy Savile’s friendship with Yorkshire Ripper as Portrait of a Predator airs tonight
A new hour-long documentary on prolific sex offender Jimmy Savile – who was friends with Peter Sutcliffe – will air on ITV tonight (October 7).
1:12 p.m. – Lawyer claims Sheffield man was wrongly trapped by ‘juggernaut’ sexploitation cases
A lawyer told a trial jury that his client accused of sexually abusing a schoolgirl was wrongly trapped amid the spate of investigations into sexual exploitation.
12:07 PM – Naked, Alone and Racing To Get Home: South Yorkshire mom stars in ‘weird’ TV show
Viewers described a show which saw an abandoned South Yorkshire mother in the middle of the countryside without clothes with another naked stranger as ‘weird’ and ‘worse than Brexit’.
11:26 am – Roy Chubby Brown: ‘Who are we going to ban next’ – Councilors debate controversial Sheffield Town Hall show
In his 40-year career, Roy Chubby Brown has probably never had so much publicity in Sheffield.