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Severe accident: A61 South Yorkshire both ways

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A61 South Yorkshire both ways severe accident, from A61 to Meadow Street.

A61 South Yorkshire - A61 Netherthorpe Road in Sheffield blocked in both directions from Shalesmoor Roundabout to the Meadow Street junction, because of a serious accident.

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

Severe accident: A1(M) South Yorkshire northbound

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A1(M) South Yorkshire northbound severe accident, at J35 for .

A1(M) South Yorkshire - One lane blocked and queuing traffic on A1(M) northbound at J35, because of an accident.

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

Severe accident: A6123 South Yorkshire both ways

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A6123 South Yorkshire both ways severe accident, from Goldsmith Road to Mowbray Street.

A6123 South Yorkshire - A6123 Herringthorpe Valley Road closed in both directions from the Goldsmith Road junction to the Mowbray Street junction, because of an accident.

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

Severe accident: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

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M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe accident, from J34 for A631 Sheffield Road to J33 for A630.

M1 South Yorkshire - Two lanes closed on M1 southbound from J34, A631 (Meadowhall) to J33, A630 (Catcliffe), because of an accident.

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

Severe accident: M1 South Yorkshire northbound

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M1 South Yorkshire northbound severe accident, at J34 for A631 Sheffield Road.

M1 South Yorkshire - M1 lane closed on exit slip road northbound at J34, A631 (Meadowhall), because of an accident.

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

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Severe disruption: M1 West Yorkshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M1 West Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, from J39 for A636 Denby Dale Road to J38 for A637 Huddersfield Road.

M1 West Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound from J39, A636 (Durkar) to J38, A637 (Woolley), because of safety inspections. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, from J35 for A629 Cowley Hill to J34 for A6109 Meadowhall Road.

M1 South Yorkshire - One lane blocked on M1 southbound from J35, A629 (Thorpe Hesley) to J34, A6109 (Meadowhall), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

Steve Patterson in action for Yorkshire

Yorkshire captain Steve Patterson could be sidelined for up to five weeks after breaking the forefinger in his left hand.

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Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire both ways

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M1 South Yorkshire both ways severe disruption, from J33 for A630 to J32 for M18 J32.

M1 South Yorkshire - Broken down vehicle on M1 from J33, A630 (Catcliffe) to J32, M18 (Thurcroft). Traffic is coping well.

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

Sheffield's Charlie Webster remembers medical coma

TV presenter Charlie Webster, from Sheffield, has Tweeted a picture of her in a hospital bed two years ago when she was placed in a coma after contracting malaria:

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In the anniversary Tweet, she says that her family had been told she had less than 24 hours to live and that she was unlikely to survive the night.

The 35-year-old became unwell after watching the Olympic opening ceremony in Rio.

Severe disruption: M18 South Yorkshire northbound

BBC News Travel

M18 South Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, at J2 for A1.

M18 South Yorkshire - M18 exit slip road partially blocked and queuing traffic northbound at J2 A1(M) Js2,35, because of a broken down lorry.

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

Severe disruption: A1(M) South Yorkshire southbound

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A1(M) South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, at J35 for .

A1(M) South Yorkshire - A1(M) lane blocked on exit slip road to M18 and queuing traffic southbound at /, J35, because of a broken down lorry.

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

Debt charities have 'never been busier' in Yorkshire

Debt advisers and charities say they are seeing a big increase in the number of people asking for help in Yorkshire.

Bill
BBC

The Money Advice Service say 17% of adults in our region find it difficult to pay their monthly bills, they say they've "never been busier".

Low wages, zero-hours contracts and benefit changes are some of the reasons working people say they're struggling to make ends meet, the service added.

Watch: Step into the tattoo parlour with a difference

A tattoo parlour in Doncaster doubles up as a museum, with animal skeletons on display from across the world.

Big Al's Tattoo and Piercing Parlour in Hatfield, Doncaster, is run by Alan Turner, who aside from tattooing is also a keen bone collector.

The room with the exhibits is open to the public.

Alan says one of the lion skeletons is the actual animal from the Lion Bar advert:

Sheffield Supertram staff agree new deal

Union members working for Sheffield Supertram have voted to accept a new deal, putting an end to possible further strike action.

Supertram
Getty Images

Planned strikes were called off last week after a new deal was put on the table.

In a statement from Stagecoach, who run Supertram, a spokesperson said: "We are pleased to confirm that Unite the union members have voted to accept our latest pay offer."

Unite said: "Our members have accepted the three year pay deal by a margin of two-to-one."

Road closed after lorry sheds load

A Barnsley road has been closed after a lorry carrying steel girders shed its load.

Lorry shed its load
John Carver

Pogmoor Road has been closed while safety work is carried out, police say.

As we mentioned earlier a house roof was damaged when the steel hit a lamppost outside the property.

No-one was injured in the incident.

Watch: Kids get creative to cover up graffiti

Children in South Yorkshire have been grabbing their spray cans and painting a mural to cover up graffiti near canals and rivers.

Organised by the Canal and River Trust with local street artists, the colourful painting near Rotherham was finished in three days.

And as you can see from the video, everyone got their hands dirty:

Severe disruption: M18 South Yorkshire both ways

BBC News Travel

M18 South Yorkshire both ways severe disruption, at J5 for .

M18 South Yorkshire - Two lanes closed and queuing traffic on M18 at J5, / (Stainforth), because of a broken down lorry.

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

Lorry damages house after shedding load

A house in Barnsley has been damaged after a lorry driving past shed its load.

The lorry load near the house
John Carver

The house, on Pogmoor Road, has a damaged roof after the load of steel girders fell off the lorry and hit a street light.

The lorry load
John Carver

As you can see from the pictures, the steel was sat in the middle of the road after coming off the flatbed.

The damaged house
John Carver

We've asked South Yorkshire Police for more information.

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Drivers 'abandoning cars' as roadworks cause 'chaos'

Drivers have been ditching their cars in a supermarket car park because traffic is gridlocked in Sheffield.

Cars in Sainsburys car park
Liz Butcher

Roadworks and temporary traffic lights on Archer Road in Millhouses means traffic is at a standstill.

Liz Butcher, who was walking her dog nearby, says she has seen people abandoning their cars with traffic backing up to Abbeydale Road.

The roadworks
Liz Butcher

Another person, Nicky Pollard, says the Sainsbury's car park is gridlocked and the roadworks are causing "chaos".

Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J31 for A57 Sheffield and J30 for A616 Sheffield.

M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M1 southbound between J31, A57 (Sheffield) and J30, A616 (Sheffield), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J31 for A57 Sheffield and J30 for A616 Sheffield.

M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound between J31, A57 (Sheffield) and J30, A616 (Sheffield), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

Police hunt man after violent late-night robbery

A man was punched in the face and had his mobile phone and cash stolen in a violent robbery in Doncaster, police say.

Efit of man
South Yorkshire Police

South Yorkshire Police have released an e-fit to try and find someone they'd like to speak to about the attack.

It happened at about 00:30 on Saturday 21 July.

The 25-year-old victim was robbed by a group of three men in the underpass on York Road near Morrisons.

Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire northbound

BBC News Travel

M1 South Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, at J35 for A629 Cowley Hill.

M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound at J35, A629 (Thorpe Hesley), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

Footballers' wives aim to raise £250k on charity climb

Jade Sharp, the wife of Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp, is planning to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, to raise money for charity.

Jade during her training
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The couple's son Luey died when he was just two-days-old because of a birth defect called gastroschisis.

Jade is raising money for mental health charity Mind in recognition of the support they gave her after Luey's death.

The team of eight climbers include Jennifer Lonergan, wife of Leeds United goalkeeper Andrew Lonergan, and Laura Wheater, wife of Bolton Wanderers player David Wheater.

They hope to raise £250,000 for charity.

South Yorkshire smoke smell set to strengthen

A fire which is causing a smell of smoke across South Yorkshire is getting worse, according to the Staffordshire Fire Service which is tackling the blaze 90 miles away.

The fire near the Peak District
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service

The heathland fire has been burning since Thursday afternoon, but dry and windy conditions mean the fire is growing:

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People across South Yorkshire have been saying they can smell smoke this morning as it's been blown across the Peak District.

Lake's water could prove fatal to dogs, council warns

Dogs could die or be seriously ill if they drink water from a lake in South Yorkshire, a council is warning.

Blue-green algae
Environment Agency

The blue-green algae outbreak was spotted in Sandall Park and Doncaster Council is telling people to stay away.

In a statement, the council says the algae hasn't been confirmed as being toxic, but if it is it could kill animals.

The recent warm weather has meant that algae has also bloomed at places like Coniston Water in the Lake District (pictured above), according to the Environment Agency.

It is vitally important that visitors to the park do not enter the lake or let their dogs drink or go in the water. We do not want to cause unnecessary alarm, however it is better to be safe than sorry."

Councillor Chris McGuinnessCabinet Member for the Environment

Watch: Yorkshire's weather forecast

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

A bright but rather cool start with plenty of early sunshine, but heavy showers and sunny spells later.

Watch my full forecast here:

Latest tram rail replacement work starts in Sheffield

The next phase of tram rail replacement works is due to get under way in Sheffield today, with rails being changed at Gleadless Townend and Herdings Park.

A man in orange replaces the rail on the network
SYPTE

This year's project is around half completed after starting at Hillsborough and Middlewood in May, then moving on to Birley and Halfway.

Tram pperators Stagecoach say the latest works will last until 19 August.

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Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire northbound

BBC News Travel

M1 South Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, at J33 for A630.

M1 South Yorkshire - M1 lane blocked on exit slip road and very slow traffic northbound at J33, A630 (Catcliffe), because of a broken down vehicle.

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