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  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Tuesday
  2. Live updates on Monday 20 June 2016

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By Mick Lunney

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our Live coverage

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    Thanks for dipping into our live coverage of news, sport, weather and travel for South Yorkshire today.

    Scroll down to catch up on what's been going on and you'll find video and comment on the day's main stories.

    If you have a story or photo you'd like to share with us then click here, they're always welcome.

  2. Man injured as car is stolen in Sheffield

    Police say a man was hurt when he briefly got out of his Range Rover and it was stolen.

    They were called to Burngreave this morning and say the driver briefly got out of the car and a man got into the vehicle and drove off down Spital Hill towards the Wicker. 

    It was later found in Brunswick Road. 

    A man and two women have been arrested in connection with the incident and are in custody.

    Burngreave Road
  3. Derbyshire v Worcestershire washed out

    Jonathan Buchan

    BBC Radio Sheffield Sport

    The first day's play between Derbyshire and Worcestershire has been rained off.

    Derbyshire were beaten yesterday by Yorkshire by just one run in yesterday's T20 Blast match. 

    County Ground, Derby

    Derbyshire v Worcestershire washed out

    County Ground, Derby

    The first day's play between Derbyshire and Worcestershire is rained off foe the day in mid-afternoon.

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  4. Headlines: Chesterfield sign Ched Evans and from Sheffield to London by skateboard for charity

    Gina Bolton

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    Headlines from our Sheffield and South Yorkshire newsroom:

    • Ched Evans will join Chesterfield FC on a one-year deal in July
    • BBC's Crimewatch Roadshow has featured an appeal for help over the murder of Tommy Ward last year in Maltby
    • A man's travelling from Sheffield to London on a skateboard to raise money for a cancer charity
  5. Weather: Today ends brightly and tomorrow begins that way

    BBC Weather

    Feast yer mince pies on the currant bun this evening (not directly of course) and it'll sunny tomorrow as well.

    Weather grahic
  6. Tommy Ward Rotherham murder case update

    Mark Ansell

    BBC Look North reporter

    Detectives in South Yorkshire have made a fresh appeal for information on the death of Tommy Ward in Maltby.

    His case has featured today on BBC One's Crimewatch Roadshow programme. 

    The 80-year-old was brutally assaulted inside his home last October - he died in February from his injuries. His life savings of around £30,000 were stolen.  

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  7. Watch: Ched Evans and Chesterfield FC - Rob Staton summarises the move

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    Chesterfield Football Club has announced that they've given a one-year deal with an option of a further year to former Sheffield United player Ched Evans.

    The player faces a re-trial in October over a rape allegation after the original verdict was quashed.

    BBC Radio Sheffield's Rob Staton tells us that Evans has strong connections to several people at Chesterfield FC:

    Video content

    Video caption: Chesterfield sign Ched Evans
  8. School holidays could change in Sheffield

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    Parents in Sheffield are being asked whether they want to see a fixed Easter holiday. It would mean the first two full weeks of April would always be the Easter Holiday - regardless of when Easter itself falls. 

    Sheffield City Council says the consultation is open until the 7 July.

    Any changes would happen in the year 2017/18.

  9. Police warn against boozy football-watching session in the Euros

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    "Don’t let your night out end in a criminal record" - a warning from South Yorkshire Police

    The force says people can blight their lives by getting involved in rowdy groups as the Euro football competition continues. 

    England play tonight against Slovakia.

    Police say things can change quickly for football fans from being happy and tipsy to aggression and arrest.

    Police warning notice
    Quote Message: Being drunk is not an excuse for criminal behaviour and you will be dealt with in the same way as any other offender." from Colin McFarlane Superintendent
    Colin McFarlaneSuperintendent
  10. Cricket: Yorkshire cut through the Durham batting order

    BBC Sport

    Yorkshire have had an impressive day so far against Durham in the County Championship. 

    Durham have been reduced to 139 for 7 in their first innings up at the Riverside.

    Cricket ball
  11. Sport: Aidy White among those offered a new Barnsley contract

    Rob Staton

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    Aidy White

    Barnsley have announced their retained list in a bid to ward off interest from other Championship clubs. 

    They have offered a new contract to Adam Hammill. 

    Aidy White has also been offered a new deal, along with George Williams. But Jak McCourt will be leaving Oakwell after failing to make an impact.

    White signs new Barnsley contract

    Aidy White

    Left-back Aidy White signs a new contract with Barnsley, while chief executive Ben Mansford leaves to join Leeds United.

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  12. Headlines: Ched Evans signs for Chesterfield and a murder victim is named in Sheffield

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    Headlines across Sheffield and South Yorkshire:

    • Chesterfield FC say they're delighted to announce that Ched Evans is joining the club for a year
    • Police say a woman found dead at a house in Shiregreen was 48 year Michelle Wright
    • Two people are seriously injured after a car crashed into a wall in Rotherham last night
  13. Woman found dead at house is named

    Gina Bolton

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    A woman found dead at a house in the Shiregreen area of Sheffield was Michelle Wright, 48, say police. 

    She was found at a house in Nethershire Lane on Saturday night.

    Officers are waiting for post-mortem examination results.

    A 47-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder has since been bailed pending further inquiries.

    Police crime scene tape
  14. 'Consider two-wheel over four' urges Ride to Work Week campaign

    Andy Kershaw

    BBC Radio Sheffield News

    We're being encouraged to use two wheels rather than four to get around.

    The campaign hopes that people will realise the freedoms it says can be found in ditching car journeys when commuting. 

    It says doing so will ease congestion and pollution and bring down fuel bills.

    Ride to Work scheme launch
  15. BreakingEx-Sheffield United's Ched Evans to sign for Chesterfield

    Ched Evans, who faces a retrial over rape allegations in October, is set to join League One side Chesterfield, BBC Sport understands.

    Former Wales striker Evans was jailed in 2012 for raping a 19-year-old girl, but had his conviction quashed by the Court of Appeal in April.

  16. Watch: Barnsley FC's Ben Mansford departs for Leeds United - opinion

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    Earlier today Barnsley FC announced that Ben Mansford the club's chief executive has left to join Leeds United.

    Linton Brown joins the Barnsley board as acting chief executive. 

    BBC Radio Sheffield's Andy Giddings sums up how he views the situation at Oakwell:

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    Video caption: Mansford leaves Barnsley fc
  17. South Yorkshire's weather: A brighter afternoon ahead

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Any rain will clear this afternoon, leaving most places dry and turning brighter with sunny spells later. 

    The top temperature will be about 20C (68F) with a light westerly wind.

    Weather graphic
  18. Crimewatch appeal over murder of man, 80, in Rotherham

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    Detectives investigating the murder of an 80-year-old man who died following a violent robbery at his home are appealing for witnesses on the BBC's Crimewatch Roadshow programme.

    Tommy Ward's life savings were stolen during the attack, some £30,000.

    Here's the coverage of the case on the programme today:

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    Video caption: Crimewatch Roadshow tv appeal over the murder of Tommy Ward
  19. Sex attacker e-fit appeal in Doncaster

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    Police have issued a digitally-created image of a man wanted over a sex attack in Doncaster.

    A woman was targeted after walking along St James Street on her way to see a friend. She says she was assaulted on a grassy area nearby.

    Wanted man image
  20. Witness appeal over car crash in Rotherham

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    There's an appeal for help over a serious collision in Rotherham last night 

    A car crashed into a stone pillar on Hooton Road, seriously injuring the driver and passenger.

    Hooton Road