Shef News on Air : With Josh Shreeve


South Yorkshire Police have secured further funding to continue the search for Sheffield toddler Ben Needham, who went missing whilst on holiday on the Greek island of Kos, almost 25-years ago. Holly Overton reports on the search for the 21-year-old below.

Litter bugs recently received fines amounting to almost £10,000. Sheffield City Council took a zero tolerance approach by publicly naming and shaming twenty-five people who failed to pay the initial penalty of seventy five pounds. Listen below to hear what you said.

Yesterday, Chancellor George Osborne said in his eighth Budget that twelve million of the 5% VAT tax placed on sanitary items will be donated to benefit women’s charities. The announcement comes after much scrutiny from many feminist campaigners dubbed as the ‘tampon tax’ on social media who were outraged with the tax ruling.

And Sport Relief kicks off tomorrow and will continue throughout the weekend. There are multiple events in Sheffield including a family cycle and a one mile race. Goodwin Sports Centre is hosting the Swimathon where members of the University of Sheffield swimming team have been raising money for a number of races, including some in fancy dress.

Come back for our full programme at 4pm.

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