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Tonight's 'clap for carers' should be the last - Organiser

Tonight's weekly applause for front-line workers tackling the coronavirus outbreak should be the last, the woman behind it has said.

People clapping in Harrogate
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It would be "beautiful" to end Clap for Carers after its 10th week, and make it an annual event, Annemarie Plas said.

She said the public had "shown our appreciation" and it was now up to ministers to "reward" key workers.

The event originally began as a one-off to support NHS staff on 26 March - three days after the UK went into lockdown.

However, after proving very popular, it was expanded to cover all key workers and has continued every Thursday at 20:00, with people peering out of their windows or standing on their doorsteps to show their appreciation by clapping, cheering, banging saucepans and playing instruments.

Attempted murder arrest after Sheffield shooting

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and firearms offences in connection with a shooting in the Heeley area of Sheffield earlier this month.

A police officer
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South Yorkshire Police were called to Farish Place just before 22:00 on 14 May after reports of shots being fired.

A road sign and a parked car were damaged, police said. Nobody was injured.

Following a warrant at a house on nearby Derby Street this morning, a 22-year-old man has been arrested and remains in police custody.

The force said it had also made arrests today in connection with two other recent shootings in Nether Edge and Heeley Green.

Captain Tobias: More than £40,000 raised for charity

A nine-year-old Sheffield boy with cerebral palsy who wanted to raise money for charity after being inspired by Captain Tom Moore's exploits has raised more than £40,000.

Captain Tobias
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Tobias Weller, who's now also known as Captain Tobias, set out to walk the equivalent of a marathon in his street with the help of his walking frame.

He took up the challenge after being inspired by Capt Tom - a 100-year-old war veteran from West Yorkshire who raised almost £33m for NHS charities by walking laps of his garden.

Tobias hoped to raise £10,000, but has had to keep altering his target as more money was donated.

The money will be split between his two favourite charities: Sheffield Children's Hospital and Paces School, which he attends.

'Poor social distancing and angry scenes'

Allen Cook

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Poor social distancing, littering and heated tempers have been reported by police in part of the Peak District.

Cars in the Moorlands
Staffordshire Police

Large numbers of people have been visiting the Staffordshire Moorlands today, local police said, following the easing of lockdown rules earlier this month.

Car parks and lay-bys were full by 15:00 and one local businessman was abused because toilets remain closed, Ch Insp Mark Thorley tweeted.

Homemade warning sign
Staffordshire Police

Elsewhere, the force's Moorlands Police team tweeted they'd found litter including a BBQ at Blore Pastures in the Peak District, despite warnings not to bring them due to the dry conditions.

Bag of litter and BBQ
Staffordshire Police

Severe disruption: M18 East Yorkshire southbound

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M18 East Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, from M62 J35 to J6 for A614 Selby Road.

M18 East Yorkshire - One lane closed on M18 southbound from M62 J35 in East Riding Of Yorkshire to J6, A614 (Thorne) in South Yorkshire, because of a lorry having a tyre changed. Traffic is coping well.

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