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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J33 for A630 Catcliffe and J32 for M18.

    M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound between J33, A630 (Catcliffe) and J32 M18, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 South Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, from J32 for M18 to J33 for A630 Catcliffe.

    M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound from J32 M18 to J33, A630 (Catcliffe), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe accident, at J37 for A628 Whinby Road Barnsley.

    M1 South Yorkshire - The main road is closed, with traffic being routed around the junction and back on again, and slow traffic on M1 southbound at J37, A628 (Barnsley), because of an accident. Diversion in operation - via the enrty and exit slip roads.

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

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    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, from J30 for A616 Worksop to J31 for A57 Worksop Road Sheffield.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound from J30, A616 (Worksop) to J31, A57 (Sheffield), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  5. Video content

    Video caption: South Yorkshire firefighters put up signs asking people to leave room for fire engines.

    South Yorkshire's firefighters put up signs asking people to leave room for fire engines when parking on narrow side streets.

  6. Police given 'trauma teddies' made by Doncaster knitters

    These are the trauma teddies made by knitters in Doncaster to comfort children who have been affected by crime.

    The "trauma teddies"

    The cuddly toys were knitted by Women’s Institute groups and churches across the town.

    South Yorkshire Police say they will mainly be given to children caught up in crashes to "distract" them and give them "something to focus on in difficult situations".

    Sgt Mark Bradey said: “These teddies travel with our roads policing officers and we give them out to children who might be scared, upset or frightened."

  7. Police issue CCTV after criminal damage at pub

    Police have released CCTV of a man they want to speak about criminal damage at a South Yorkshire pub.

    A man police want to speak to

    Officers believe the man could hold vital information about damage to the Old Town Hall pub on High Street in Wombwell.

    South Yorkshire Police say a 17-year-old has been dealt with by its youth offending team after the incident at about 00:00 on Boxing Day last year.

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 South Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, from J34 for A631 Tinsley Viaduct to J35 for A629 Cowley Hill Rotherham.

    M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M1 northbound from J34, A631 (Meadowhall) to J35, A629 (Rotherham), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  9. Man wanted in connection with rape 19 years ago

    A man is being hunted by police in connection with a rape in Doncaster in 2000.

    Ako Hamarouf

    Ako Hamarouf, 48, has been subject of an international search.

    The Iraqi national is wanted after a report was made to a police force in 2013.

    Officers said despite their efforts, Mr Hamarouf still hasn't been found.

    Anybody who knows where he is is asked to contact South Yorkshire Police.

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    Severe disruption: A1(M) South Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1(M) South Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, at J35 for J2 M18.

    A1(M) South Yorkshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on A1(M) Doncaster By Pass northbound at J35 J2 M18, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  11. Club pays tribute to former staff

    Sheffield United have paid tribute to a "much liked and respected member of the Bramall Lane staff" who has died.

    Kevin Randall, who was a former reserve team manager and head scout, also played for York City:

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  12. Smoke seen over Sheffield

    Black smoke can be seen across Sheffield following a tyre fire this afternoon.

    A fire

    Firefighters have been battling the container fire since 14:00.

    The fire service has advised people in the area to keep their doors and windows closed.

    Fire

    The burning tyres are creating thick smoke across the city.

    Two fire crews have been sent to the fire on Savile Street.

    Fire
  13. Tyre fire smoke seen over Sheffield

    Thick black smoke has been seen over Sheffield this afternoon after a container of tyres caught light.

    A fire in Sheffield

    Firefighters were called to the blaze on Savile Street at about 14:00.

    Two fire crews are in attendance, according to South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue.