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New park and ride opens in Tinsley

A new park and ride facility has been unveiled in Tinsley at IKEA Sheffield. The development was one of the conditions of planning approval for the furniture store and brings a total of eight park and ride facilities now available across the city. There is no cost to use the parking but commuters have to pay the price of the tram ride. Azz Mohammed reports for Sheffield Live!

Cyclists complain of dangerous conditions on Carlisle Street

Carlisle Street, one of the quieter routes into Sheffield, is gaining such a reputation for dirt and dangerous conditions that some cyclists are now avoiding it altogether. The mile long road is frequently covered in mud and dirt from nearby commercial premises and Sheffield cyclists are calling on business to clean up their act. Sheffield Live reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to cyclist Phil Harrison.

Campaign calls for return of free travel passes for the elderly

The South Yorkshire Freedom Riders held demonstrations outside Barnsley Interchange and Sheffield train station to call for free travel to be restored for pensioners. The rally sought to bring pressure on South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) and train operating companies to reinstate free travel passes. It also marks three years since the campaign group was founded. Sheffield Live! reporter Baillor Jalloh spoke to transport campaigner George Arthur.