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  1. News, sport, weather and travel will resume at 08:00 on Tuesdsay
  2. Live updates on Monday 5 September 2016

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By Oli Constable

All times stated are UK

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  1. Five things we've learnt today

    Oli Constable

    Thanks for being with us today, and we'll be back tomorrow from 08:00 for all the latest news, sport, weather and travel.

    In the meantime, let's have a quick look at what we've learnt throughout the day:

    1. A young lad looks flushed after getting his HEAD stuck in a toilet seat
    2. Work has continued on the £320m waterfront project in Chesterfield
    3. Campaigners want a safer crossing after child was hit by car
    4. South Yorkshire's Roma community are 'worried about deportation'
    5. And supermarket goers are being directed to seabirds after a spelling error was painted on the road
    Spelling error on road

    We all make mistakes, it's just that this mistake happened to be painted on the road in three foot high letters.

    Have a good evening!

  2. Yorkshire to fight for title without Root or Bairstow

    Jonathan Buchan

    BBC Radio Sheffield Sport

    Yorkshire will have to fight for their third County Championship title in as many years without the services of Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow.

    The England and Wales cricket board have informed the White Rose of their decision to remove them from county duty for England selection.

    The ECB will make a decision over the availability of David Willey, Adil Rashid and Liam Plunkett after Wednesday's T20 between England and Pakistan.

    Joe Root appeals
  3. Your sport round-up this afternoon

    Jonathan Buchan

    BBC Radio Sheffield Sport

    Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder says Caolan Lavery will be fit to play next week.

    The new signing from Sheffield Wednesday didn't play any football in pre-season and wasn't rushed into the side against Gillingham...


    Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Ferguson says getting players back from injury will be like having new signings in his side. Rovers have had a long list of injury issues all season. 

    And Chesterfield have been dealt another injury blow to defender Daniel Jones with an ankle injury. The 29-year-old has featured just once for the Spireites this term.

  4. Watch: Sheffield Hallam student campaigning for new Paralympic sport

    Oli Constable

    Sheffield Hallam University student Ellie Simpson is campaigning for a new sport to be featured in the Paralympic Games.

    Ellie has cerebral palsy and competes for England in RaceRunning, a sport for disabled people with impaired balance.

    In 2015 she won two gold medals in the World Cerebral Palsy Games and was named a Jack Wills Young Brit of the Year.

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    Video caption: Ellie Simpson Hallam
    Quote Message: When I first saw a RaceRunner at an athletics competition I was amazed. I tried it out and thought it was so great that I wanted to offer it to other people, so I set up England’s first RaceRunning club at the English Institute of Sport every Wednesday night." from Ellie Simpson Sheffield Hallam University student
    Ellie SimpsonSheffield Hallam University student
  5. Police hunt arcade attacker

    Gina Bolton

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    Police want to speak to man after an assault in an arcade near Skegness, after a 15-year-old boy from South Yorkshire was punched in the face.

    The suspect is described as being a black male, of large build, who was with two other black males and a white male, all about 17-20 years of age.    

    The attack happened in an arcade on Trunch Lane, Chapel St Leonards on Thursday 25 August.

    CCTV image
  6. Weather: A dry week with highs of 23C

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    It will be a drier week, if not a bit dull, getting warm in the sunshine.

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    Video caption: Paul Hudson afternoon weather
  7. No toilet humour please...

    Oli Constable

    South Yorkshire firefighters have come to the rescue of a toddler after he got his HEAD stuck in a toilet seat.

    Four-year-old Luca managed to wriggle his head into the seat, but then couldn't get back out again.

    Luca and mum Nicola went to Tankersley where firefighters were able to snip the seat off.

    Hopefully that's lesson learnt!

    Potty head
  8. Pavilion fire 'thought to be deliberate'

    Peter McNerney

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    The fire service believe a blaze at a Sheffieild pavilion this lunchtime was started deliberately. 

    The building, in Beauchief Gardens, has been badly damaged.

    Fire crews were called at just after 12:30 and have now left the scene.

    Ariel Beauchief Gardens
  9. Listen: International workforce quits following EU vote

    Peter McNerney

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    One in 20 UK businesses has seen staff from the EU quit in the wake of the Brexit vote, a new report has found.

    A national survey for the British Chambers of Commerce has also found a further one in ten firms has been told by staff from the EU that they now plan to leave Britain.

    Dan Fell, from the Doncaster Chamber, says work is being done to increase the skills of British workers so they can also compete for vacancies:

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    Video caption: Daniel Fell audio
  10. Seabirds straight ahead...

    Oli Constable

    You had one job!

    Deborah Kelly spotted this at a Sainsbury's in Doncaster this morning.

    The supermarket say they're aware of the error and are 'correcting the misteke.'

    Spelling mistake
  11. Watch: Work continues at Chesterfield Waterside

    Andy Kershaw

    BBC Radio Sheffield News

    Work is set to begin on the next phase of the £320m Chesterfield Waterside scheme today.

    Contractors will be preparing the land for construction of a hotel, shops, apartments, a multi-storey car park and offices along the A61.

    Some of the money has come from the Sheffield City Region.

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    Video caption: Chesterfield basin
  12. Watch: Are you happy we voted to leave the EU?

    Amy Nagy

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    So today across the BBC, we're taking a closer look at Brexit Britain, 10 weeks after we voted to leave the EU.

    People from the Roma Slovak community in South Yorkshire have told the BBC they're worried about being deported once Britain exits the EU.

    But are you happy since we've voted to leave the EU?

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    Video caption: EU voxes
  13. Off The Shelf Festival celebrates 25th year

    Andy Kershaw

    BBC Radio Sheffield News

    This year is the 25th year of the Off the Shelf festival in Sheffield.

    It starts on 8th October and is one of the biggest literary festival in the UK.

    I've been along to the official launch of the festival which took place earlier today.

  14. Promising boxer told he will never fight again following machete attack at Sheffield pub

    Sheffield Star

    Wounded Sheffield boxer Luke Smedley has been told by doctors he will never fight again following a horrific machete attack at a city pub.

    Luke in hospital
  15. Watch: Deportation fear after EU vote

    Mark Ansell

    BBC Look North reporter

    One community in Sheffield is worried they'll be deported after Britain voted to leave the EU.

    The BBC understands that some families in the Page Hall area have already left the UK over fears of being deported.

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    Video caption: Sheffield's Roma Slovak community are worried about being deported after the Brexit vote.
  16. Handsworth Parramore draw Burscough FC in FA Cup

    Oli Constable

    Our only local non-league side still in the FA Cup have drawn Burscough FC in the next round.

    Handsworth Parramore are in the sixth tier of English football and they beat Squires Gate 5-2 on Saturday to advance into the next round.

  17. Watch: Sheffield pewter firm to open its doors to the public

    Andy Kershaw

    BBC Radio Sheffield News

    This Sheffield firm has an amazing connection to a Hollywood 'blockbuster' Intergalactic movie.

    As part of Heritage Open Days this week, you can take a free tour around this and 85 other buildings & gardens you wouldn't normally see.

    Want to know what you can see? Click here!

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    Video caption: English pewter Andy Kershaw
  18. Handsworth Parramore in qualifying FA Cup draw

    Jamie Campbell

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    There's only one of our local non-league teams left in the FA Cup and they're making history in the process.

    Handsworth Parramore are in the hat for the next round draw of the FA Cup's qualifying round.


    Being in the sixth tier of English football, they beat Squires Gate 5-2 on Saturday.

    The draw is at 12:00 today.

  19. Listen: Bi-polar Barnsley man becomes published poet

    Rony Robinson

    Presenter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    Life in Eximius Ordo is Nigel Downing from Barnsley’s first published poetry collection.

    He wrote the poems through his struggle with bi-polar disorder.

    Although he found writing poems helped him deal with his depression he had never actually read any of them out loud before.

    Until I asked him to! 

    This is ‘I Drink To’:

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    Video caption: NIGEL DOWNING/I DRINK TO