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  1. News, sport, weather and travel updates resume at 08:00 on Monday
  2. Updates on Friday 9 September 2016
  3. Sheffield TV presenter tweets thanks after Rio illness drama
  4. Strip club intended to offer 'mother-in-law death packages'
  5. Labour by-election loss blamed on 'Corbyn factor'
  6. Yorkshire beat Durham to stay in title hunt
  7. Kell Brook predicts dream finish to big title fight

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By Mick Lunney

All times stated are UK

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  1. Five things we didn't know this morning

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    We're back on Monday at 0:800, meanwhile here's a recap on five things most of us didn't know when we dragged ourselves out of bed this morning:

    1. An application to open a strip club in Sheffield offering packages celebrating the death of mothers-in-law has been withdrawn
    2. TV presenter Charlie Webster, who's originally from Sheffield, has been tweeting about her brush with death
    3. Yorkshire Air Ambulance's new £6m copter has carried its first patients
    4. The "miracle quads" from Rotherham have started school
    5. And a "pumped up" Kel Brook has appeared at his big fight weigh-in

    So Kel has a huge weekend ahead of him, and whatever you're doing I hope it's a good one.

    To end, here's a glorious scene in Stannington sent in by BBC Weather Watcher The Wendy House and remember you can send us your pics and videos here - we'd love to share them.

    Stannington view
  2. South Yorkshire's weather: Wind and rain ahead this evening

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    The winds continue to strengthen across Yorkshire this evening, and a band of rain will slowly spread towards the east. Minimum temperature of about 14C (57F).  

    Weather graphic

    A cloudy start to the day tomorrow with any rain gradually easing and clearing. 

    A brighter story throughout the afternoon, dry with sunny spells and highs 17C (63F) - feeling fresher than recently, despite a lighter breeze.

  3. Mystery art in Sheffield canal basin

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    I often cycle along the paths at Sheffield canal basin, and recently these beauties have been appearing. 

    Someone's clearly having some fun, any ideas who it is?

    Art in water
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  4. Police car 'rammed during car stop'

    A police operation to stop a driver in a car park in the Handsworth area of Sheffield earlier ended with one of the force's vehicles being rammed.


    A man's now in custody and police say he's being questioned over serious assault, being disqualified from driving, having no Insurance, possession of drugs and breach of court-imposed bail conditions.

  5. Behind the scenes with the BBC on Stannage Edge

    Oli Constable

    Reporter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    The famous red sofa of BBC Breakfast went walkabout today in the Peak District.

    The programme came live from Stannage Edge, of all places.

    Here's a short behind-the scenes view of the crew doing their thing:

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    Video caption: BBC Breakfast Stannage Edge
  6. Barnsley's big fire fall out: Update

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    Disruption following the fire at the former Chicago Rock building in Barnsley town centre should now be reducing, Barnsley Council has said.

    New Street is now open to traffic and the pedestrian crossings on Westway leading to New Street have also been re-opened.

    Fire scene
  7. Travel update: Delays on A1(M) and in New Rossington

    BBC Travel

    There are currently a couple of traffic hotspots to be aware of in South Yorkshire if you're heading out into the rush hour:

    There's queuing traffic and heavier than usual traffic on the A1(M) northbound between J36 A630 Warmsworth Road and J37, A635 (Marr).  

    And the B6463 Sheep Bridge Lane in New Rossington is closed and there's slow traffic in both directions between the Station Road and Kestrel Drive junctions due to an accident.  

  8. Watch: Medical marvel quads off to school

    Andy Kershaw

    BBC Radio Sheffield News

    Today's a big day for quads from Rotherham who made medical history.

    The girls, Caroline, Darcy, Alexis and Elisha Clark, were the UK's first set of same-sex quadruplets born from a single embryo. 

    We've paid them a visit:

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    Video caption: School
  9. Doncaster's Coppinger has reasons to be cheerful

    Andy Giddings

    Sports Editor, BBC Sheffield

    It's set to be a great weekend for James Coppinger at Doncaster Rovers - and it's already started well.

    James Coppinger

    Ahead of his 500th appearance for Doncaster, he's been named the League Two player of the month

    The 35-year-old has scored twice, and set up three goals this term already. 

    But he's admitted to BBC Radio Sheffield that he has previously come "really close" to leaving Doncaster.

    "When you have a football career you can play for different clubs, you can play for different reasons, you can play for the money, you can move to earn more  or play at a higher level.

    "But, for me, that's never been my focus. My focus has been to be happy and to enjoy my football."

  10. Sir Cliff Richard: Second challenge to sex charges decision

    BBC News England

    A second alleged sexual abuse victim of Sir Cliff Richard has challenged a decision not to bring charges against him, prosecutors have said.

    The Crown Prosecution Service said last month it was reviewing one case after a request by a male complainant, and another has now requested a review.

    Sir Cliff Richard

    In June it said there was "insufficient evidence" to prosecute Sir Cliff over claims made by four men of sex offences between 1958 and the early 1980s.

    Sir Cliff has always denied the claims.

  11. Watch: Kate Bush appears in Sheffield...well, nearly

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    Well, wuther my heights, missus.

    We've had a visitation. That there Kate Bush, no less...well, almost.

    It's actually impersonator Lorrie Brown, who's paid a visit to BBC Radio Sheffield:

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    Video caption: Kate Bush impersonator
  12. Strip club intended to offer 'mother-in-law death packages'

    BBC News England

    An application to open a strip club in Sheffield offering packages celebrating the death of mothers-in-law has been withdrawn.

    Online advert for proposed club

    Villa Mercedes cancelled its bid for a sexual entertainment venue licence in Sheffield after objections were made to its "deeply misogynistic" advertising. 

    More than 180 objections were received against the planned venue on Leadmill Road. 

    The company, Rockwave Leisure Ltd, has said it will issue a statement in "due course".

  13. Face-to-face...Well, it's what they do, innit?

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    Two boxers, close enough to get married - but not showing much love.

    Kell Brook faces off with Gennady Golovkin at their weigh-in in London.

    They can whack on some weight now...or maybe Brook has upped his kilos far enough already for the fight tomorrow.

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  14. Sheffield TV presenter tweets thanks after Rio drama

    Amy Nagy

    BBC Radio Sheffield News

    TV presenter Charlie Webster has been expressing her gratitude after almost losing her life in Rio.

    Sheffield-born Charlie fell seriously ill after a mammoth charity bike ahead of the Olympics and ended up on life support:

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  15. Campaigners celebrate as lap dancing club plans scrapped

    Toby Foster

    Presenter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    They said it was a bad plan from day one. Now campaigners are celebrating news that plans for a new lap dancing club in the city centre have been dropped.

    The idea was for a club called Villa Mercedes at the top of Leadmill Road. 

    But, after nearly 200 objections were received and more than 20 people spoke out at a council licensing meeting, the company behind the plans, Rockwave Leisure, has decided to withdraw the plan.

    Campaigner Charlotte Mead has told BBC Radio Sheffield she's relieved the plans have been withdrawn:

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    Video caption: Plan dropped for lap dance clib
  16. South Yorkshire's weather: Cloud and rain ahead this afternoon

    Clare Nasir

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Thicker cloud will increase this afternoon with the risk of some patchy rain across the Pennines by mid afternoon.

    The rain will reach more southern parts during the evening. 

    The top temperature will be about 21C (70F) with a fresh southwest wind. 

    Weather forecast
  17. Your headlines this lunchtime

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    The top stories from our Sheffield newsroom so far today include:

    • Rotherham MP Sarah Champion is opening a new facility in South Yorkshire to provide support to victims of rape and sexual assault
    • The Lib Dems have taken a seat from Labour in a council by-election in Sheffield
    • The crowds are at Doncaster Racecourse for the third day of the St Leger Racing Festival
  18. Efforts to protect Hardwick Hall from HS2 plans

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    Hardwick Hall

    The National Trust has appointed landscape architecture specialists Cookson and Tickner to develop a proposal to mitigate the impact  of the proposed HS2 high speed rail route on Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire.

    The main line of HS2 between Birmingham and Leeds is planned to pass through the National Trust's estate at Hardwick, which dates back to the 1500s and is one of the most visited attractions in the country. 

    The current HS2 plans take the railway within about 100m of Hardwick's Registered Park and Garden, forging a corridor up to 300m wide and more than 2km long, through Hardwick's estate.

    Quote Message: If HS2 is built along this route, there will be highly significant and detrimental impacts on Hardwick's internationally important heritage, and precious much visited natural places." from Denise Edwards General manager, Hardwick Hall
    Denise EdwardsGeneral manager, Hardwick Hall