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    Video caption: More than £20,000 has been raised for Helen Davy’s daughter, who face being orphaned.
  2. Two rescued after woman slips in Peak District

    Dovedale

    Mountain rescuers were on hand to help after a woman was injured when she slipped and fell near stepping stones in Dovedale.

    Derby Mountain Rescue Team said they were called out at 14:30 on Monday to help the woman, who suffered suspected fractures to her ankle and wrist.

    An off-duty first responder from Lincoln had initially come to her aid but also slipped, injuring her leg and hip.

    Both women were treated at the scene and taken to hospital by ambulance.

    Dovedale
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    Severe accident: M18 South Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M18 South Yorkshire northbound severe accident, at J4 for A630 West Moor Link.

    M18 South Yorkshire - M18 exit slip road blocked and it's slow northbound at J4, A630 (West Moor), because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Yorkshire cities among worst for broadband outages

    Nearly 15 million homes suffered a broadband outage lasting three hours or more during the last year, according to new research by a comparison service.

    Buffering mobile phone

    The survey by Uswitch of 4,000 people found that the number hit by internet disruption was three times higher than the previous 12 months.

    Leeds and Sheffield were among the worst areas, with Edinburgh named as the UK's outage capital.

    The firm estimates the outages cost the UK almost £5bn in lost work time.

    Quote Message: Outages have affected the country like never before over the past 12 months, with three times as many people complaining of a lost connection than in the previous year." from Ernest Doku Uswitch.com broadband expert
    Ernest DokuUswitch.com broadband expert
  5. Government to buy Sheffield Forgemasters

    Sheffield steelmaker Forgemasters looks set to be bought by the government.

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    The Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced this morning that it had made an offer to buy the business for £2.56m with a view to securing supply of components for defence programmes.

    The business makes components for Great Britain's nuclear submarines among other products.

    The MoD said it also intends to invest up to £400m for defence-critical plant, equipment and infrastructure into the firm over the next 10 years to support defence outputs.

    An MoD spokesperson said Forgemasters is the "only available manufacturer with the skills and capability" to produce the products required.

    It added that other UK-based manufacturers could still bid for defence contracts.

    Last year, the firm announced itplanned to cut around 95 jobs from a workforce of just over 700 due to the effect of the pandemic.

  6. Video content

    Video caption: Cheshire woman achieves 88 trig point memorial climb in 88 days

    Lucy Coppack climbed the equivalent of Mount Everest two-and-a-half times in her mum's memory.

  7. Woman achieves 88 trig point climb in 88 days

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    Video caption: Cheshire woman achieves 88 trig point memorial climb in 88 days

    Lucy Coppack climbed the equivalent of Mount Everest two-and-a-half times in her mum's memory.

  8. Turbine repair call four months after blade break

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    A councillor has renewed calls for a broken wind turbine to be fixed – four months after a blade was left dangling from the structure.

    Broken turbine blade

    Debris was flung from the blade as it broke at Park Spring Wind Farm near Darfield, Barnsley, on March 12.

    Councillor Kevin Osborne initially wrote to EDF Renwables, the turbine owner, calling for a safety investigation following the incident.

    However, the blade is still hanging from the turbine and has not yet been fixed.

    Mr Osborne said: “EDF have quite rightly cordoned off the area because even now, parts of the blade still remain dangling from the tower.

    “I have to say, it is an indication, and a really poor advert for the future of renewable energy in the country.

    “An increasing part of the energy supply of our country is coming from renewables, and if they can’t get it right, and they can’t keep it safe, then we have to question, is this the way ahead.”

    EDF Renewables have been contacted for a comment.

  9. Thunderstorm warning issued

    The warm weather seems set to break this week, with thunderstorms and heavy rain warnings in place for much of the country.

    UK weather map

    The Met Office's warning commences at 09:00 BST on Tuesday and runs through until 06:00 BST on Wednesday.

    The forecaster says the warning could mean:

    • Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and possibly some road closures
    • Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services
    • There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater or lightning strikes

    You can find more at the BBC's Weather Centre here.

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    Severe disruption: A638 South Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A638 South Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, between High Common Lane and Hurst Lane Doncaster Sheffield Airport.

    A638 South Yorkshire - A638 Great North Road in Rossington closed northbound between the High Common Lane junction and Doncaster Sheffield Airport, because of a gas leak. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe accident: A631 South Yorkshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A631 South Yorkshire both ways severe accident, from A638 High Street to Bawtry Road.

    A631 South Yorkshire - A631 Tickhill Road in Bawtry closed and it's slow in both directions from the A638 High Street junction to Harworth turn-off, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time