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Summary

  1. Updates on Monday 22 February 2016
  2. News, sport, weather and travel updates will resume at 08:00 on Tuesday

Live Reporting

By Katie Galbraith

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates from South Yorkshire have finished for the day.

    We'll be back from 08:00 on Tuesday 23 February with the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates from across the county.

    If you have any stories or photos you'd like to share, why not get in touch with us here at BBC Local Live?

  2. Weather: A cold night with a widespread frost

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Tonight will be cold with lengthy clear spells, allowing a widespread frost to develop

    A brisk northwest wind will feed in the odd wintry shower later.

    Weather graphic
  3. Your pictures: Restored glasshouse at Wentworth Castle caught on camera

    Thanks to Jane Wilkinson for sending us this photo.

    She's been out near Stainborough today and has sent us this photo of the restored glass house in Wentworth Castle Gardens.

    If you're out and about in South Yorkshire, why not take a photo and send it to us? It might end up on our BBC Local Live page.

    Wentworth Castle

    And if you were wondering what the glass house looked like before it was restored, take a look at the image below which was taken back in 2003.

    Wentworth Castle glass house in 2003
  4. Listen: Success for GB Para Table Tennis team

    Howard Pressman

    Presenter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    Four Sheffield-based members of the Great Britain Para Table Tennis team are celebrating success.

    They picked up medals at the weekend at the Lignano Master Open in Italy.

    I've been chatting to one of the team, Ross Wilson, who picked up a bronze.

    He told me it was a tough week, but he feels good at the moment:

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    Video caption: Para Table tennis success
  5. Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision in Silkstone

    Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision that led to the death of a pensioner from Silkstone. 

    The incident occurred at about 09:35 this morning on Barnsley Road in Silkstone outside the Texaco Petrol Station. 

    It's reported that a silver Peugeot panel van was travelling along Barnsley Road in the direction of Hoylandswaine when it was involved in a collision with an 81-year-old man crossing the road at the time. 

    The pensioner suffered a serious head injury and was given treatment at the scene, but died of his injuries. The driver of the van, a 39-year-old Barnsley man, was uninjured.  

  6. Latest headlines: An 81-year-old man dies following collision in Silkstone and Owls boss says Aiden McGeady should be fit for QPR match

    Peggy Walker

    Reporter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    The top stories in South Yorkshire this evening include:

    • Police appeal for witnesses to a collision that led to the death of a pensioner from Silkstone this morning
    • Detectives are trying to find five men who forced their way into a home in the Clifton area of Rotherham and attacked a 64-year-old man before making off with cash and a phone
    • Sheffield Wednesday head coach Carlos Carvalhal says Aiden McGeady should be fit for tomorrow's game against QPR 
  7. Reports of ten miles of queuing traffic on Woodhead Pass

    BBC Travel

    We're getting reports of severe delays and queuing traffic for ten miles on the A628 Woodhead Pass westbound between the Holmfirth turn off and Gun Inn traffic lights.  

    Woodhead Pass between the Gun Inn and the A6024 turn off
  8. Sports Relief three-legs challenge: The training continues

    Harry Gration

    Presenter, BBC Look North

    It's just under three weeks until our three-legged, three counties, 110-mile-plus walk for BBC Sport Relief.

    Paul Hudson and I need all the help we can get when it comes to training, so this morning we went to see the children at St Ann's Junior and Infants in Rotherham.

    Harry and Paul walking three-legged

    Our challenge begins in Rotherham on Thursday 10 March and ends in Barnsley.

    There's some more detail on the route here - and catch up with how we got on today in Rotherham on Look North tonight from 18:30 on BBC One.  

    Harry, Paul and the children
    TV cameraman films the pair in training
  9. Travel: Problems on the M1 Southbound near Sheffield

    BBC Travel

    Two lanes are closed and there is queuing traffic on the M1 southbound at J33, A630 (Catcliffe).

    It's because of a multi-vehicle accident.

    There's congestion to J34, A631 (Meadowhall).  

    M1 Motorway Junction 33
  10. Your pictures: Blossom out at Campsall Country Park

    Blossom coming out at Campsall Country Park

    Thanks to Clive Mitchell for sending us this beautiful photo of the blossom at Campsall Country Park earlier today.

    Don't forget to send us any great pictures you have and they might appear here on our BBC Local Live page.

  11. Sheffield's new "Pocket Park" takes shape

    Katie Galbraith

    Local Live, BBC Sheffield

    Sheffield's newest "Pocket Park", off Matilda Street in the city centre, is taking shape.

    The image below is of the construction site when work began.

    Construction site on Matilda Street in Sheffield

    The second image below was taken this lunchtime from the BBC Radio Sheffield building.

    Looks like the park is nearing completion!

    Park on Matilda Street in Sheffield
  12. Watch: Win your height in pies, says Rotherham firm

    Andy Kershaw

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    Fifty years ago, an entrepreneur in Rotherham started a food distribution company. 

    Eric Twigg Foods is still in business, it's still in the Twigg family, and it's still in Rotherham - and they've done so well they can now afford to give stuff away! 

    To celebrate 50 years in business, the company is running an art competition and among the prizes you can win is your height in pies. 

    I've been at the firm today and I've come up with my own original artwork:

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    Video caption: Eric Twigg pies
  13. Latest headlines: Hopes for international golf tournament in Doncaster by 2020 and £0.5m coming to theatres, museums and galleries in Sheffield

    Gina Bolton

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    The top stories in South Yorkshire this afternoon include:

    • The owner of Rossington Hall near Doncaster hopes to hold the first major international PGA golf tournament there by 2020. A planning application for a hotel and golf course on the site has been submitted to Doncaster Council
    • Police are trying to find five men who forced their way into a home in the Clifton area of Rotherham and attacked a 64-year-old man before making off with cash and a phone
    • Theatres, museums, and galleries in Sheffield are getting more than half a million pounds from the Arts Council. The money comes from their Ambition for Excellence Fund  
  14. Listen: Jose Baxter's future at Sheffield United resolved soon hopes owner

    Rob Staton

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    Sheffield United co-owner Kevin McCabe hopes there'll be a resolution over Jose Baxter's future soon. 

    The Blades have suspended Baxter amid reports of a second failed drugs test.

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    Video caption: Rob Staton speaking to Sheffield United co-owner Kevin McCabe
  15. A step back in time: Horse logging at Dearne Valley Park

    Work being carried out at Cliffe Wood Local Nature Reserve in Dearne Valley Park, Hoyle Mill, includes a real blast from the past.

    Freddie the horse carrying out logging work at Dearne Valley Park

    As part of the work, Barnsley Council’s Parks Services has been keen to encourage traditional forestry techniques, such as brash burning and horse logging, which are much kinder to the environment

    Freddie (pictured), is a six-year-old Belgian, specially bred and trained for forestry works. 

    His handler recently dusted off his reins and set him to work in the wood after a winter lay-off. Freddie will be working on selected days over the remainder of the winter and will return in the autumn.

  16. Man critically ill after being hit by 4x4 in Anston

    A man is in a critical but stable condition in hospital after being hit by a vehicle on the A57 in Anston on Saturday afternoon.

    The 69-year-old man from Rotherham was loading his trailer which was parked at the side of the road.

    He was struck by a 4x4 and taken by air ambulance to the Northern General Hospital, police have said.

    A57 Anston
  17. Police investigate aggravated burglary in Rotherham

    Police are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in Clifton, Rotherham.

    In the early hours of Wednesday 10 February, police received a report that five men with covered faces forced their way into a property in Oxford Street.

    The men, in dark clothing with scarves around their faces, threatened the occupants and demanded money before assaulting one of them, a 64-year-old man, who suffered cuts to the face and mouth. 

    The offenders stole a quantity of cash as well as an iPhone before fleeing the scene.

  18. Warnock's the man to help Clarke-Harris - Blackwell

    Rob Staton

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    Rotherham United assistant boss Kevin Blackwell says manager Neil Warnock (pictured) will be a good influence on striker Jonson Clarke-Harris.

    Neil Warnock

    Blackwell feels the 21-year-old can be a great player, but needs to improve his understanding of the game.

    Blackwell has told BBC Radio Sheffield he feels Warnock is the man to help him.

    Quote Message: He's a great project for him. If this kid can wake up to what the responsibilities and his role in the game are then he has a massive future." from Kevin Blackwell Assistant coach, Rotherham United
    Kevin BlackwellAssistant coach, Rotherham United
  19. Sheffield Culture Consortium wins £0.5m Arts Council cash

    Katie Galbraith

    Local Live, BBC Sheffield

    An arts organisation in Sheffield is to get a share of £2m from the Arts Council, it's been announced.

    Sheffield Culture Consortium will receive £550,000 for Making Ways, a three-year project that aims to develop, demonstrate and celebrate "exceptional" contemporary visual art produced in Sheffield. 

    It's hoped the project will develop artistic talent and leadership and create a "living economy" for the arts community in the city.

    The Sheffield Culture Consortium, which includes Yorkshire Artspace, Sheffield Theatres Trust, Museums Sheffield, Site Gallery, the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, will coordinate a visual art programme complementing the Year of Making Sheffield 2016 - a new festival and partnership between culture and businesses.