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Elmfield House. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Elmfield - House MC 2

My View, Margaret Herbert: Mansion House would do for weddings

It seems there are plans being drawn up to close Elmfield House and the register office there.

Mo Farah and Usain Bolt at the Olympics. Picture: Steven Lewarne

My View, Bill Morrison: Was there too much Olympics on TV?

Well, coffee time was a mixture of views and comments. The Olympics took precedence and all agreed that our achievements were praiseworthy – but did we need so many TV channels overrun with Olympic coverage?

Chrissy Barker. Picture: Andrew Roe

FEATURE: “Life’s too short to spend it wondering ‘what if...?’”

There’s no such thing as a regular day at the office for Chrissy Barker.


FEATURE: Charity make Sheffield safer for the blind and partially sighted

For over 155 years, a charity has been making Sheffield a safer and better place for people with a visual impairment.

Batman Vs Superman.

COLUMN: Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, its hundreds of superhero movies

I am a huge fan of going to the cinema - but I haven’t been in months and there is a good reason for it.

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Neil Bowles

Today’s columnist, Neil Bowes: Cuts and their consequences

I have read a couple of letters recently in The Star, complaining about the lack of response from the police and why ring us?

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Dr Alan Billings

Today’s columnist, Dr Alan Billings: Helping kids to avoid the trap

I recently met a group of young women who had been the victims of horrific sexual abuse and exploitation more than 10 years ago when they were young teenagers.

Tour de Yorkshire ceremonial start at Wakefield
Sir Bradley Wiggins lines up on the start line

My View, Mel Hewitt: British bike stars inspired my weight loss

My leisure time has never willingly been spent in a gym or running.

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BID manager Diane Jarvis with their Herd elephant Snookherd

Column: How businesses followed the herd

I became manager of Sheffield BID, a group of local businesses dedicated to improving the city centre through collective investment, last October.

Adam Bradford

COLUMN: Don’t panic - there are plenty of options after A-Levels

Column by entrepreneur Adam Bradford.

This week, hundreds of thousands of A-Level students will be trembling with anxiety awaiting those all-important grades.

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Slaves on the main stage at Leeds and Reading Festivals

AUDIO: 'I don't know if we can Take Control of wild Leeds Festival crowd', jokes punk stars Slaves

Punk duo Slaves say they may be unable to live up to the name of their forthcoming album and Take Control of the 'wild' Leeds Festival crowd this weekend.

Sheffield-bound: Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend

The Who reschedules Sheffield show

Rock n roll royalty The Who will play their rescheduled greatest hits tour at Sheffied Arena next year.


My Guy: Gorilla photo opp for all the family

WHAT'S ON: Five family-friendly South Yorkshire bank holiday events

Brass band to classic cars, jousting to jam, are among bank holiday family attractions ... as well as an annual chance to go ape!

Fun at a previous Salsa in the Square event

Salsa In The Square, Leopold Square, Sheffield

The bank holiday weekend marks the return of a free, nine-hour open-air Latin live music and dance event.

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Rotherham Show returns for its 37th year

Rotherham’s biggest and most anticipated event in the calendar returns to Clifton Park for its 37th year on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September.

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Life-size Lemmy statue will grace his favourite bar

A life-size statue of the late Motorhead frontman Lemmy will next week be unveiled at one of Los Angeles' most famous bars.

Michelle Stoton with her daughter, Danielle Stoton.

Family of Danielle Stoton praise Doncaster public for their help in search to find her

The family of a hit-and-run victim today praised the thousands of people across Doncaster who rallied round and helped them in their desperate search when she went missing. 2 comments

CCTV footage released as part of the British Transport Polices campaign shows a near miss

VIDEO: Police release sickening CCTV footage to keep people off railway lines

British Transport Police have released sickening CCTV footage to serve as a warning to young people over trespassing on railway lines.


Protein shakes recalled over allergy risk

Protein shakes recalled over allergy risk

A health product manufacturer is recalling a batch of protein shakes because they contain potential allergens not mentioned on the label.

Warning to brides after woman conned out of thousands in catering scam

Warning to brides after woman conned out of thousands in catering scam

A catering company owner has rebuked claims their account was hacked, after a bride-to-be was conned out of £4,000.

Travel rss

Anthony Dowson  28, Moorland Beat Keeper for the Thimbleby estate, near Northallerton, is pictured counting grouse on the moor with his dog Millie.
Picture: James Hardisty.

Glorious Twelfth: Ian Botham, Chris Packham and the fight for North Yorkshire’s moors

It keeps thousands of people in jobs, ensures Yorkshire’s moorland stays diverse with wildlife and contributes more than £2bn to the national economy.


The hotels  Greenhouse restaurant.

Travel: Kendal, the gateway to the Lakes, has much to offer visitors

Marvellous! The only thing missing was draught Guinness, said the guest checking out of Kendal’s Castle Green Hotel.


Doncaster train services suspended due to 'trespassers on the railway'

A number of train services have been suspended in Doncaster due to trespassers on the railway.

Blue Note: sea and sky provide perfect backdrop

Blue Note Côte d'Azur shows its true colours

The Devil may have all the best tunes but thank God for French Riviera's good vibes that provided perfect upbeat antidote to sorrow surrounding recent nearby terrorism.

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