Jail for drunk driver who killed Sheffield student in hit-and-run horror crash

A drunk driver, who killed a 24-year-old student in a Sheffield horror crash before fleeing the scene at speed and driving down the wrong side of the road, has been sent to prison.
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Full speed - and timetable - ahead for Virgin Trains during planned strike

South Yorkshire passengers assured of Virgin Trains' full regional route timetable during coming strike

Virgin Trains has confirmed it will run a full East Coast main line timetable for South Yorkshire commuters during April 28 and 29 planned RMT staff walk-out.

The accident took place in Old Road, Conisbrough at around 1.30pm today. Picture: Google Maps.

UPDATE: Two people injured in Doncaster crash

Two people have been have been injured, following a two-vehicle collision on a Doncaster road this afternoon.
At around 7am this morning, it is reported that a silver Renault Clio and a white Renault Master van were involved in a collision in Doncaster Road, Hickleton.

BREAKING NEWS: Teenager dies in Doncaster crash

An 18-year-old man has died after being involved in a two-vehicle collision in Doncaster this morning.

Changes are being made to driving tests. Picture: The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

VIDEO: Sat nav use introduced in major overhaul of driving tests

Learner drivers will have to safely use sat navs to pass their driving test as part of a major overhaul of the assessment.
Corrina Seymour pictured outside Sheffield Crown Court after bus driver Paul Brown was sentenced to 10 months in prison for the crash that killed her daughter Summer (left).

'10 months is not enough' - Sheffield bus crash victim's heartbroken mum speaks out over driver's sentence

As the bus driver who killed her daughter is given 10 months in prison, Summer Seymour's mum has spoken out over the sentence and says the loss of her daughter has left her with 'no joy' in her life.

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Summer Seymour was killed in a crash in Haymarket in Sheffield City Centre on December 11, 2015 that also left her boyfriend 17-year-old Jake Ford with life threatening injuries.

BREAKING: Bus driver who killed 15-year-old girl in Sheffield city centre crash is jailed

A Sheffield bus driver whose 'careless' driving led to a crash that killed one teen and left another fighting for his life has been put behind bars, after a judge ruled he had enough time to avoid the young couple.
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Campaign for reopening of railway station gathers pace

Campaign for reopening of railway station gathers pace

A campaign by isolated residents wanting a railway station re-opened in a borough of Doncaster is gathering pace.

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HS2 train.

Fears HS2 route could damage four ancient woods in South Yorkshire

Conservationists have raised concerns that four ancient woods in South Yorkshire could be destroyed or damaged by the high-speed rail route.

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Buses in South Yorkshire.

Confusion over South Yorkshire fare increases causing 'arguments between drivers and passengers'

Confusion over the extent of fare increases on South Yorkshire's public transport network has led to arguments between passengers and drivers.

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HS2 rejects call for re-run of bid process for South Yorkshire route after 'conflict of interest' claim

An engineering company accusing HS2 of having conflicts of interest has called for the bidding competition for a major contract, which includes the South Yorkshire stretch of the route, to be re-run.

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Motorists travelling on a Doncaster stretch of motorway are experiencing significant delays this afternoon, due to a road traffic collision.

Crash causing major delays on Doncaster motorway

Motorists travelling on a Doncaster stretch of motorway are experiencing significant delays this afternoon, due to a road traffic collision.

TRAVEL ALERT: Delays at Doncaster Railway Station due to power failure

Train passengers are being advised of service disruption at Doncaster Railway Station this morning.

Jackie Grubb

Principal appointed to National College for High Speed Rail in Doncaster

The National College for High Speed Rail has appointed Jackie Grubb as its Principal, to lead the education of next generation rail technicians and engineers at the largest of the government’s five new, employer-led national colleges.

Virgin Trains East Coast six-month booking horizon extended to include summer weekends

Virgin Trains offers weekend summer bookings up to six months in advance

In an industry first, Virgin Trains East Coast has extended its six-month booking horizon to include weekends as well as weekdays for summer months for the entire regional line.
Virgin Trains.

Delays and cancellations to trains between Doncaster and Grantham

South Yorkshire Rail passengers have been warned to expect disruption this afternoon after problems with overhead lines at Retford.

Ed Miliband

Last chance to have your say on HS2 route plans

Doncaster MP Ed Miliband is making a final appeal for responses to the government’s consultation over HS2.

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102 million passenger journeys were made on buses in South Yorkshire last year - 62 per cent fewer than in 1986

'Staggering' fall in bus passengers in South Yorkshire prompts call for tighter controls

The number of passengers using buses in South Yorkshire has dropped by more than three fifths, prompting calls for greater regulation of services.

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Traffic on the M1 southbound at Chesterfield. Photo: Highways England/

UPDATE: M1 clear after lane closure following 'medical emergency'

Traffic is moving normally again on the M1 southbound after two lanes were earlier closed at Chesterfield.
The drama involved a Jet2 flight.

M1 closed near East Midlands Airport after Jet2 plane declares emergency

A section of the M1 was closed due to an "aircraft emergency" on a flight from Gran Canaria.

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