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Sheffield Uber suspension lifted by city council

The suspension of Uber’s licence in Sheffield has been lifted by the city council. It took the action last month after the company failed to respond to its requests. Uber said the correspondence had been sent to the wrong address. … Continue reading

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Gove accuses councils of vandalism over tree felling

Councils are committing “environmental vandalism” by felling thousands of trees unnecessarily, Michael Gove said yesterday. The environment secretary said that Britain’s forests were already “pathetically small” compared with the rest of Europe. He added that the problem was getting worse … Continue reading

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Sheffield Council suspend Uber private hire licence to operate in the City

Private hire firm Uber has had their licence suspended in Sheffield throwing the future of the city operation into doubt. Sheffield Council made the decision after Uber ‘failed to respond to requests from the local authority’s licensing team about their … Continue reading

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Campaigners hit out at £500,000 plan to save Sheffield war memorial trees

A £500,000 price tag put on saving war memorial trees threatened with the chop is “a slap in the face to the community, residents and our nation’s World War One war memory”, according to campaigners. The trees at the centre … Continue reading

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War memorial trees in Sheffield ‘would cost £500,000 to save’

More than 40 threatened war memorial trees planted across Sheffield in tribute to fallen soldiers would cost £500,000 to save, it is claimed. Sheffield Council says that is the estimated price to preserve trees in Western Road, Crookes, and four … Continue reading

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Sheffield dentistry student had ‘ISIS and al-Qaeda aligned’ video that teaches viewers how to behead, garrote and stab, court told

A Sheffield dentistry student accused of terrorism offences was in possession of a ‘training’ video that teaches viewers how to garrote, behead and stab and appears to support Islamic State and al-Qaeda, a court heard. Jurors in the trial of … Continue reading

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The man prepared to go to prison to save Sheffield’s trees

Thousands of trees have been cut down in Sheffield as part of the council’s £2bn 25-year Streets Ahead project, which is being carried out by contractor Amey. Protesters have been arguing that many of the felled trees were healthy. We … Continue reading

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