Post Tagged with: “Sheffield”

Call for community volunteers in Leeds to reduce flood risk

Source: The River Stewardship Company

By Emily Smith A volunteer day to reduce the risk of flooding in and around Horsforth has been hailed a “success” by organisers who urge others to get involved. The River Stewardship Company hosted the volunteer day in partnership with Leeds City Council to help the environment and reduce the chances of flooding. Sarah Emberson, 47, community and education officer […]

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Sheffield emerge worthy victors in annual Sauerkraut Cup

Both Sheffield teams huddle ahead of penalties in the final

By Peter Hampshire The fractious relationship between football teams from the Universities of Leeds and Sheffield dominated a tournament in Manchester. Steeped in German culture and traditions, the Sauerkraut Cup entered its 14th year as its prestige continues to grow. The competition started out quite small over a decade ago with three teams competing for the now famous jar of pickled […]

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Top ice hockey referee to take a rest from the game on medical advice

Top ice hockey referee to take a rest from the game on medical advice

By Alex Briggs England’s most respected ice hockey referee who has officiated for 20 years has decided to rest for the remainder of this season due to health concerns. Tom Darnell, 36, took to Twitter to announce the bad news, saying: “Based on medical advice I’ve had to call time on this season.” At 36, Darnell still has age on his side if […]

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Sharp shooter targets milestone at Swindon

Sharp shooter targets milestone at Swindon

By Richard Wright  Sheffield United’s Billy Sharp can hit the 200 career goals milestone at Swindon Town as the Blades eye up their 22nd league victory this year. Sharp is just two away from the target for the team he has supported since his childhood. He has had three spells at the Blades, scoring 55 league goals, and is also top […]

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Steelers succumb to second Challenge Cup loss in two years

Steelers succumb to second Challenge Cup loss in two years

  By Alex Briggs The Cardiff Devils showed their Championship winning credentials as they came from behind to defeat the Sheffield Steelers in the Challenge Cup final.

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Bad blood threatens to overshadow ice hockey Challenge Cup final

Bad blood threatens to overshadow ice hockey Challenge Cup final

By Alex Briggs Ice Arena Wales will play host to the Challenge Cup Final on Sunday as the Sheffield Steelers take on the Cardiff Devils in a winner takes all match-up. A game that may well be overshadowed by the controversial build-up has all the ingredients for a tasty final between two aggressive sides. Scott Antcliffe, Sheffield Steelers reporter, spoke […]

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New signing in the works for the Steelers

Courtesy of Dean Woolley @Woolster80

By Alex Briggs Head Coach Paul Thompson has hinted at the possibility of adding to the Sheffield Steelers roster over the coming weeks following the double-header defeat to Belfast. Having played with one fewer import than the limit allows for the first three quarters of the season, games are hotting up and the competition for places could help the side. Following […]

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Title hopes take a ‘Giant’ setback for the Sheffield Steelers

Courtesy of Dean Woolley @woolster80

By Alex Briggs Back to back Elite League Champions, the Sheffield Steelers, had a weekend to forget following the double-header defeat to title rivals Belfast Giants. It was guaranteed to be a tough set of fixtures for both sides given the importance of getting the two points and the standard of opposition. Belfast, who sat in second place, were looking […]

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Steelers close the gap at the top following 3-point weekend

Courtesy of Cardiff Devils

By Alex Briggs The Sheffield Steelers have begun their assault on top of the table Cardiff after an overtime loss to the Braehead Clan and a regulation victory over the Devils. Sitting in third, the Sheffield Steelers entered the weekend in search of vital points if they still had hopes of claiming a third consecutive championship. A full strength Sheffield […]

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Campaigners pledge to fight plans to close Sheffield dementia care home

Campaigners pledge to fight plans to close Sheffield dementia care home

By Hannah McDonagh RELATIVES and carers of dementia patients in Sheffield fear they will be unable to have holidays or breaks if plans to close the city’s only respite home go ahead, according to campaigners.

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