Tuesday 31 March 2015

Legal Highs

I've been to see Trading Standards to find out about their clampdown on 'legal highs' in Sheffield. They recovered the substances - which are thought to contain Class A drugs - from eleven shops in the city...

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Saturday 21 March 2015

Amy Usher

A young woman from South Yorkshire who'd been made mascot by the Sheffield Steelers ice hockey team has lost her battle with a rare form of throat cancer. Amy Usher was 22 years old. Her friends are raising tens of thousands of pounds for the hospital charity where she was treated...

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Wednesday 11 March 2015

Asian Wedding Fair

One of the great things about being a reporter is that you get to cover such a range of stories. On a quiet news day recently I went to Yorkshire's biggest Asian wedding fair. Thousands of people from across the country flocked to Magna in Rotherham for the event...

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Tuesday 3 March 2015

Abbey School Saved

This is a story I've covered right from the start, when teachers went on strike last year over a restructure of Abbey Special School in Rotherham for children with learning difficulties. It was then announced that the school was going to close after OFSTED rated it inadequate. But the local authority has now done a U-turn, much to the delight of students and parents...

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