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That's all from us for today, we'll be back tomorrow from 06:30 with all the latest news, sport, weather and travel for Yorkshire.

Updates on breaking news will continue throughout the night, but before we go, let's look back at some of our top stories from today:

  1. Bradford toddler fall death: Woman appears in court
  2. Strike to continue at Sheffield Jobcentre
  3. Halifax teenager guilty of sharing terror material
  4. More charges after tower climb at fracking site
  5. 'It could be you' in Harrogate - Town setting up own lottery

See you tomorrow.

'Sheffield weekly pay is £33 less than national average'

Public sector workers in Sheffield have gathered outside the Town Hall this afternoon to demand an end to the government's public sector pay cap.

Rally outside Town Hall

TUC regional secretary, Bill Adams said: "Prices, rent and bills continue to go up, and yet public-sector workers haven't seen a pay rise in seven years.

"The government claims it recognises the sacrifice public sector workers have made. But it still won't give them a fair pay rise. The average median weekly pay in Sheffield is only £409.60, that's £32.70 less than the national average for England."

Tyres slashed on emergency ambulance

Vandals who slashed the tyres of an emergency ambulance could have caused "catastrophic consequences" to a patient's life.

Emergency staff were treating a patient in the Broomhall area of Sheffield at the time of the damage.

Divisional Commander, Jackie Cole said: "Luckily, this patient was treated at home. But if someone had needed time-critical treatment in hospital this thoughtless act could have had catastrophic consequences."

Yorkshire ambulance
Yorkshire Ambulance

The attack took place in the early hours of this morning

Police are appealing for any information about the attack or those who carried it out.

Pop-up museum scoops award in Sheffield

A pop-up museum that took over an empty shop in Sheffield has won the award for best Community Project in the Discover Heritage Awards.


The Ruskin Museum, which was based on South Road, received the award.

Halifax teenager guilty of sharing terror material

A 19-year-old woman from Halifax has pleaded guilty to sharing terrorist propaganda online.

Sheffield Courts

Ammber Rafiq of Elmfield Terrace, Halifax, pleaded guilty to four offences of disseminating terrorist publications after being arrested in April.

A month earlier police had become aware that she had sent links to terrorist publications over social media in group chats and in private conversations.

She will be sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court tomorrow.

Ammber Rafiq had a promising future ahead of her. Instead she has shared the propaganda of Islamic State, which could then radicalise others"

Det Ch Supt Martin SnowdenCounter Terrorism Policing North East

Bank staff shocked by robbery

Bank staff were left "incredibly shaken" after a masked gang targeted a HSBC bank in Sheffield.

Two men burst into the bank on Staniforth Road, Darnall, last week taking a "quantity of cash" during the raid.

The staff were threatened before them thieves fled in a red Mazda car.

Police at the scene in Darnall

The driver is a white male, with facial hair and of a stocky build aged between 28 and 35-years-old.

The incident took at about 09.20 on Friday 20 October.

“Thankfully no one was hurt in the incident however the members of staff have been left incredibly shaken by what has happened"

Det Con. Phil DuffySouth Yorkshire Police

Paige Huddlestone, 20, missing from Sheffield

This is Paige Huddlestone who is missing and police are "concerned about her welfare".

The 20-year-old was last seen in Sheffield city centre last night (Sunday 22 October) at about 22:15.

South Yorkshire Police

Paige is 5ft 5 ins tall with short red hair and a slim build and is wearing a light grey tracksuit with white trainers.

Police are appealing for help to find her.