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By Kevin Larkin

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  1. Five things we learnt today

    Kevin Larkin

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    That's it from me for now.

    We'll be back from 06:30 on Monday with all the latest news, weather, travel and sport for Yorkshire.

    Here are things we learnt today in South Yorkshire:

    But before I go take a look at this great photo of the snow taken by my colleague Kat.

    Have a great weekend!

  2. Weather: Cloudy and cold

    Keeley Donovan

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    It'll be cloudy and cold tonight, with a chance of frost by morning.

    The weekend will see sunshine on Saturday and rain on Sunday.

    I've got a full forecast for you below:

    Evening Weather
  3. Sheffield hospice rated 'outstanding'

    A Sheffield hospice has been rated "outstanding" by the Care Quality Commission.

    In a report the CQC said that "St Luke’s Hospice was continually striving for excellence" and that "the hospice was extremely forward thinking."

    The hospice was also praised for how it deals with patients and their families.

    St Lukes Hospice
  4. Sport: Sam Winnall completes move to Sheffield Wednesday

    Andy Giddings

    Sports Editor, BBC Sheffield

    It's now a done deal.

    Sam Winnall has completed his move from Barnsley to Sheffield Wednesday.

    He'll be available for the match against Huddersfield Town A.F.C. tomorrow.

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  5. Air cleaning poem removes two tons of nitrogen oxide

    Kevin Larkin

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    A poem printed on a special material which purifies the air has removed two tons of nitrogen oxide in Sheffield.

    The poem has been on the University of Sheffield's Alfred Denny building since 2014.

    The academics hope the technology can now be replicated on billboards around the world.

    Air Poem
  6. E-fit released in search for Barnsley attacker

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    Police have released an e-fit of a man they want to speak to over an attack in Barnsley.

    A 50-year-old man was left with a head injury after the assault on Chantry Grove in Royston at 01:30 on New Year's Day.

    Anyone who recognises the man in the e-fit is asked to call police on 101.

  7. Sheffield pubs in final three for national award

    Kevin Larkin

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    Sheffield pubs, police and council officials are up for a national award.

    They are in the final three for the national Best Bar None competition, which awards safe pub management.

    The city will find out if it beat competitors Durham and Bedfordshire at the end of the month.

  8. Sheffield Labour MPs rule out Yorkshire-wide devolution deal

    Charlotte Rose

    BBC Radio Sheffield Political Reporter

    None of Sheffield's Labour MPs say they will support a Yorkshire-wide devolution deal.

    Louise Haigh, Clive Betts, Paul Blomfield, Gill Furniss, Angela Smith and the Bassetlaw MP John Mann say they prefer the Sheffield City Region deal instead.

    Sheffield MPs

    They say a deal based on economic activity is the best option.

    It comes after Doncaster and Barnsley's council leaders said they wanted to "explore" a Yorkshire-wide option.

    Quote Message: We have far more in common with Chesterfield than we do with Harrogate or Whitby." from Louise Haigh MP Sheffield Heeley (Labour)
    Louise Haigh MPSheffield Heeley (Labour)
  9. Founding father of golf's European Tour John Jacobs dies

    Rob Staton

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    A Rotherham man who was one of those who founded golf's European Tour has died.

    John Jacobs, who was 91 and lived in Woodseats, competed in the Ryder Cup in 1955 and captained Europe in 1979 and 1981.

    He was also the European Tour's director-general from 1971 to 1975.

    John Jacobs
  10. Clegg for Strictly?

    Toby Foster

    Presenter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    Labour’s former shadow chancellor Ed Balls made quite an impression with viewers on Strictly Come Dancing.

    But which politician would you like to see on the show next? 

    We asked former Deputy Prime Minister and Sheffield Hallam MP Nick Clegg if he fancies having a ball:

    Video content

    Video caption: strictly
  11. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M1 South Yorkshire northbound

    BBC Travel

    M1 South Yorkshire northbound severe accident, at J31 for A57 Sheffield affecting J30 for A616.

    M1 South Yorkshire - Two lanes closed, stop-start traffic and long delays on M1 northbound at J31, A57 (Sheffield), because of an accident. Congestion to J30, A616 (Worksop).

    Check local traffic and travel reports for:

  12. Man seriously injured after Sheffield pub assault

    Kate Linderholm

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    A man's been left with a serious head injury after being hit by another man in the entrance of a Sheffield pub.

    Frog and Parrot

    The 54-year-old was attacked at 20:20 on Saturday 10 December at the Frog and Parrot on Division Street.

    Anyone with information is being asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 101.

  13. Former Sheffield United player collapses on stage at awards ceremony

    Oliver Wright

    BBC News Online, Yorkshire

    Former Sheffield United player Alan Birchenall has collapsed on stage at an awards ceremony.

    He is now in a stable condition in hospital after collapsing in Leicester.

    Birchenall made more than 100 appearances at Bramall Lane in the 1960s.  

    Alan Birchenall

    He went on to have a long career with Leicester City and is now an ambassador for the Foxes.

    Sheffield United have now wished him a speedy recovery:

    Quote Message: Alan is a great character who, despite his legendary status with the Foxes where he is still Club Ambassador, still has immense love for the Blades where he started his league career." from Spokesman Sheffield United
    SpokesmanSheffield United
  14. Road re-opens after serious collision in Sheffield

    Oli Constable

    A road has re-opened after a serious crash in Sheffield.

    Back Lane closed at 09:10 after a blue BMW crashed at the junction with Hollin House Lane.

    Get the latest BBC Travel news for South Yorkshire

    Hollin House Lane
  15. Weather: Staying dry and cold

    Alina Jenkins

    BBC Weather

    So the snow has gone - but it will stay cold.

    The good news is we will enjoy a mostly sunny day.

    I've got a full forecast for you below:

    Lunchtime weather
  16. Your lunchtime headlines for South Yorkshire

    Kate Linderholm

    BBC Radio Sheffield

      Let's take a look at the top stories across South Yorkshire this lunchtime:

  17. Nick Clegg: 'Labour can never win again'

    Toby Foster

    Presenter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    I've been talking to Sheffield Hallam MP Nick Clegg for an hour-long special.

    The former Deputy Prime Minister told me that under the current voting system "Labour can never win again".

    You can see some of the highlights of my conversation with Nick Clegg below:

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    Video caption: clegg