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Summary

  1. Live updates have finished on Monday 9 May 2016, we're back at 08:00 on Tuesday 10 May

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By Mick Lunney

All times stated are UK

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Our live coverage across the day

Mick Lunney

BBC Local Live, Sheffield

As the sun stays with us our live coverage across the day comes to an end. We're back at 8am tomorrow.

If you have a story or a photo you'd like to share please do get in touch.

Weather: Dry for most but possible showers by morning

Paul Hudson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Staying mostly dry this evening and overnight but increasingly cloudy across the region, especially in the south with perhaps with the odd shower by morning.  

Weather graphic
BBC

Headlines: New Sheffield MP take up her seat in the Commons and a plea to a guman from a woman he threatened

Mick Lunney

BBC Local Live, Sheffield

The top stories in South Yorkshire include:

  • The new MP for Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough - Gill Furniss - has taken her seat in the House of Commons
  • A woman makes a direct plea to a gunman who threatened her and her child at Foxhouse to give himself up
  • and £1.3 M for the University of Sheffield to study how parks and green areas affect  health and well being

MIssing woman found

Mick Lunney

BBC Local Live, Sheffield

Police say a woman who went missing from home in Doncaster yesterday has now been found.

Officers say Eleanor Tebbett was found safe and well in the town this afternoon and they're thanking the public for their help in finding her.

Warp films wins two BAFTA's, but boss say he thought Doctor Foster would win

Mick Lunney

BBC Local Live, Sheffield

Sheffield's Warp Films has taken two BAFTA awards; Best mini-series for This is England '90 and Best Supporting Actress for Chanel Cresswell.

Company boss Mark Herbert has told BBC Radio Sheffield that he's learned to not rely on his gut feeling at awards ceremonies. He says he's usually wrong and that this year he felt Doctor Foster would take the gong. 

This in England '90
Warp Films

South Yorkshire fire crews tackle moorland blaze

Fire crews from South Yorkshire have joined the fight to bring a big rural fire under control.

In all there are ten crews, including four from South Yorkshire, at a moorland fire near Derwent Lane, at Bamford, not far from the Lady Bower Reservoir.

The unimog is just one of the specialist vehicles used to tackle moorland fires where terrain can be challenging.
The unimog is just one of the specialist vehicles used to tackle moorland fires where terrain can be challenging.

The unimog is just one of the specialist vehicles used to tackle moorland fires where terrain can be challenging.

Sport: Neil Warnock says Rotherham United need more quality players

Jonathan Buchan

BBC Radio Sheffield Sport

Neil Warnock says Rotherham United need to spend wisely next season. 

He says he's still to decide on whether or not he will return as manager next year, but he's already had his say on the club's retained list. 

Neil Warnock
BBC

I think there's been a lot of waste looking at the wage bill this year. The retained list allows you to get the squad up to scratch with a bit more quality."

Neil WarnockRotherham United manager

Search for missing Doncaster woman

Mick Lunney

BBC Local Live, Sheffield

Police in Doncaster are asking for help to find 30-year-old Eleanor Tebbett.

She hasn't been seen since leaving her home yesterday at about 1.30am in the Queens Road area of Doncaster.

Police say they're increasingly concerned for her welfare; they're urging her to get in touch.

Eleanor Tebbett photo
South Yorkshire Police

Electrical faults are the biggest cause of property fire damage in South Yorkshire

Gina Bolton

BBC Radio Sheffield

A campaign has been launched today by South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue over the dangers posed by electrical items. The service says two-thirds of property fires are caused by electrical goods.

The number of such incidents has risen and includes a range of items including phone chargers to e-cigarettes.

There were 190 house fires involving electricity in 2014/15, up from 165 the previous year and 150 in 2012/13. The kitchen is the most likely room in the house where electrical fires will start.

Fire campaign
South Yorkshire Fire

Headlines: A crash leaves a police car on its roof and a search for a missing woman from Doncaster

Gina Bolton

BBC Radio Sheffield

The latest stories in South Yorkshire include:

  • A police car has overturned in Barnsley on Carlton Road
  • Dog-snatchers strike in Doncaster stealing fifteen animals
  • and police are looking for a missing woman last seen at her home in the Queen's Road area yesterday

Gun suspect still being hunted in Sheffield

Mick Lunney

BBC Local Live, Sheffield

Efforts continue to find a man after a shooting in Sheffield.  

Shots are said to have been fired outside the Foxhouse Inn on Hathersage Road on Sunday 1st May.

No one was injured but police say it's vital that they trace the suspect.

They've issued CCTV taken from a bus' camera system, it's thought the suspect had been on the bus before the shooting incident. 

CCTV images
South Yorkshire Police

Travel: Accident blocks road in Barnsley

Mick Lunney

BBC Local Live, Sheffield

Carlton Road in Barnsley is closed both ways following a crash.

A police car is involved in the incident and the road is closed between the A61 Wakefield Road and A633 Rotherham Road.

Map of crash site
BBC Travel

BreakingPolice car on its roof in Barnsley

Mick Lunney

BBC Local Live, Sheffield

Police are investigating after one of their cars ended up on its roof in Barnsley.

This is the the scene on Carlton Road.

We're awaiting more information.

@BBCSheffield The accident on Carlton Road, Barnsley. A police car on it's roof

@BBCSheffield The accident on Carlton Road, Barnsley. A police car on it's roof

Weather: Sunny and bright 23C

BBC Weather

Plenty of sunshine this afternoon, a high of 23C.

Later: increasingly cloudy across the region, perhaps with the odd shower in the south by morning.  

Weather graphic
BBC

Watch: Ground-breaking ceremony at Doncaster HS2 rail college

Kevin Larkin

Doncaster Reporter, BBC Radio Sheffield

Work has begun to build a new education and training centre in Doncaster.

Thousands of engineers will be trained at the new facility, known as the National College for High Speed Rail.

The centre is being built at Doncaster's Lakeside and will be a 7,200 square metre building.

It'll train people in traction power supply and distribution, business management and operation planning.

Dan Fell of Doncaster Chamber of Commerce sums up the scheme.

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Latest Headlines: Police fly to Kos in Ben Needham search

The main stories for South Yorkshire include:

  •  A team of officers from South Yorkshire police have flown out to the Island of Kos to resume the search for Ben Needham.
  • A ground-breaking ceremony has been held on the site of a new rail training college in Doncaster
  • A missing 15-year-old girl from Barnsley has been found safe and well

Dogs and puppies stolen from Doncaster farm

Four dogs and 11 puppies have been stolen from a farm near Doncaster, police have said.

They were taken between 08:20and 19:30 on Saturday from farmland in Stainforth Road, Barnby Dun.

The dogs include a red female Malinois, who has half an ear missing, a brindle, or tiger-striped, male Dutch Shepherd, a white female American Bulldog and a fawn/black female German Shepherd, with a ‘V’ cut out of her right ear.

The puppies are all Malinois and are two weeks old.

Yorkshire v Surrey: Listen live to day two of County Championship clash

BBC Sport

It's day two of Yorkshire's County Championship clash against Surrey at Headingley - and the sun, by all accounts, is beating down as the match gets under way.

Get all the latest with our live commentary and also keep up-to-date with our live scorecard.

Yorkshire cricketers
Getty Images

Ben Needham search: 'Someone out there knows what happened to him'

A team of 10 police officers has returned to the Greek island of Kos to carry out "house-to-house visits" in the search for missing Ben Needham.

Ben Needham photo and computer image
PA/FindBenWebsite

South Yorkshire Police said officers travelled to Kos on Sunday and would hold a press conference tomorrow.

Det Insp Jon Cousins said: "It is likely that someone out there knows what happened to him and we will be appealing to people in Kos who have information to come forward and tell us what they know."

Shop staff threatened by armed robber in Doncaster

Mick Lunney

BBC Local Live, Sheffield

Police are looking for a man who threatened staff with a knife at a shop in Scawthorpe.

He struck late on Saturday nightundefinedat the Co-op on Crosslands Way and got away with cash from the till.

Co-op Crossland Way
Google

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident 1219 of May 7 2016.  

JIm Phipps announces resignation from Sheffield United board

Rob Staton

BBC Radio Sheffield

Sheffield United's co-chairman has written to fans explaining why he's tendered his resignation.

Jim Phipps joined United in 2013 as an adviser to the club's owner Prince Abdullah and became coach the following year. 

In his farewell message to the fans, he says: "What I have not been able to give you, and what we all desire, I wish for you with all my heart: Serial promotions and a return to the Premier League."

Jim Phipps
Sheffield United

United were beaten at home yesterday and the Blades have had eight permanent managers in the last nine years.  

Ben Needham search: Police to hold press conference at farmhouse on Kos

More on the latest developments in the search for Ben Needham who went missing on the Greek island of Kos in 1991.

South Yorkshire Police confirmed the team will tomorrow hold a press conference at the farmhouse (pictured) which the family were renovating when Ben vanished as a toddler.

Farmhouse in Kos
BBC

A spokesman said the detectives will be "actively progressing lines of inquiry, distributing leaflets and posters, and carrying out house-to-house visits in Iraklis in Kos, where Ben was last seen".   

Headlines: Police return to Kos in Ben Needham search and work begins on new rail college in Doncaster

Everard Davy

BBC Radio Sheffield News

The top stories in South Yorkshire this morning include:

  • South Yorkshire Police officers will renew appeals in Kos to find Ben Needham, who went missing on the island almost 25 years ago when he was a toddler
  • MPs will debate the closure of the government's Business, Innovation and Skills department in Sheffield 
  • There's a ground-breaking ceremony in Doncaster today for the new National College for High Speed Rail

Bafta for Sheffield film company Warp's This is England '90

Mick Lunney

BBC Local Live, Sheffield

Sheffield's Warp Films has notched up more awards success, this time for its production This is England '90.

The company has picked up a Bafta for best mini-series, and one for Chanel Creswell as Best Supporting Actress.

The full list of Bafta winners

Congratulations to Sheffield based @WarpFilms on their Bafta win! twitter.com/WarpFilms/stat…

Ben Needham search: South Yorkshire Police head to Kos again

Mick Lunney

BBC Local Live, Sheffield

The hunt for missing Sheffield man Ben Needham sees officers returning to the island of Kos where he disappeared almost 25 years ago.

Ben was just 21 months old when he vanished during a family trip to the island with his mother and grandparents.

Images of Ben Needham
Tris Rossin/PA

He would now be 26 years old and officers from South Yorkshire Police are hoping that in returning to Kos there could be a breakthrough when they hold a press conference tomorrow to urge islanders to help with the investigation. 

They'll also distribute leaflets and posters and carry out house-to-house visits.

There's a £10,000 Crimestoppers reward available to anyone who gives information leading to the discovery of Ben Needham.

Watch: Victorious Sheffield Sharks are BBL Champions

BBC Sport

Sheffield Sharks are the BBL play-off champions after beating Leicester Riders 84-77 in the final.

Their victory at the O2 Arena sparked a party-style celebration; it's the Sharks' first play-off title in 12 years.

MIssing girl alert: Police fear 15-year-old from Barnsley could be with a man

Everard Davy

BBC Radio Sheffield News

A 15-year-old girl from Barnsley is thought to be with a man after going missing from home at the weekend. It's thought Martina Lee Price from Darfield could be heading for Ireland.

She was last seen on Saturday when she said she was going to a local shop, but she didn't return.

Martina Lee Price
South Yorkshire Police

Headlines: MPs debate government job losses in Sheffield and work starts on a new railway college in Doncaster

The top stories in Souith Yorkshire this morning include:

  • There's a special debate in parliament on the decision by the government to close the Business, Innovation and Skills department office in Sheffield, with the loss of 250 jobs
  • South Yorkshire Police have put out an alert about a missing teenage girl. Fifteen-year-old Martina Lee Price from Darfield left home on Saturday morning, it's feared she may be with a man
  • There's a groundbreaking ceremony in Doncaster today for the new National College for High Speed Rail

Weather: Sunny and a high of 23C

Kay Crewdson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

All parts seeing another dry day with mostly unbroken sunshine. Feeling warm at 23C

Staying mostly dry this evening and overnight but increasingly cloudy across the region, perhaps with the odd shower in the south by morning.  

Good morning: Welcome to today's live coverage on this sunny Monday.

Mick Lunney

BBC Local Live, Sheffield

Good morning and welcome to BBC Local Live in South Yorkshire on Monday 9 May 2016.  

We'll have news, sport, travel and, of course, weather across the day. We welcome your stories and photos so do get in touch