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Caroline Flint and Gary Evans with a rotar at Hallam Castings

My View, Caroline Flint MP: Times change, but we still make things

The big event on June 23 got me thinking. No – this isn’t a political column about the Referendum. But it reminds me how different the world is now from when I was 14 in 1975.

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Community Foundation (SYCF) - 30th Anniversary Event

Big birthday of South Yorkshire charity celebrates £26m of giving

Charities play an important role in the lives of so many - whether because they supported us through hardship or made our lives better, or because we have supported them, believing in their good work.

Robin Ellis, star of the 1970s series Poldark, with his cookery books

My View, Mel Hewitt: The Poldark of the 70s cooks up a treat

This time last year many of us were still dealing with withdrawal symptoms after the last episode of Poldark had aired. It was a malady even the delightful Dr Enys couldn’t remedy.


The Lighter Side of Life with kate Mason: Common sense approach needed for term-time fines

Millions of parents faced with the prospect of paying extortionate amounts of money to book a getaway during school holiday season are taking their children out of lessons during term-time.

Sheffield Brownies

FEATURE: Looking beyond the girl guide stereotype

As one of Britain’s longest-running institutions, the image associated with girl guiding is often an extremely traditional one.

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SKETCH: The Ed and Jezza show comes to Doncaster

It’s a strange old feeling, standing outside the Frenchgate Centre on an overcast Friday lunchtime, waiting for the battle bus to arrive.

Doncaster's Hall Cross pupils with their A level result papers.

My View, Leon Riley: Hard work starting for A level and GCSE

Students and parents from all across our region will be feeling the pressure over the next few weeks.

Beyonce has stated her feminist support

COLUMN: Is there a place for beauty pageants in today’s society?

In a worldly-wise 2016, the concept of a beauty pageant could seem outdated and politically incorrect to some.

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My View, Nadeem Murtuja: Conflicting EU claims leave us confused

On June 23, we have to answer the most important question in our democratic lives– should we leave or remain in the EU.

Derek and Rhonda Jones, of Doncaster

My View, Dr David Crichton: Coping with the financial cost of cancer

Cancer can take its toll on people’s lives in many ways, but one that’s not always foreseen is the financial burden.

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Hatter boy...ABC's stylish Martin Fry is back to brilliant best with Lexicon Of Love II

REVIEW & AUDIO CHAT: ABC's Martin Fry back to gold lamé best with Lexicon Of Love II and UK tour

When your world is full of strange arrangements...ABC's Martin Fry is back to put the world of love to rights with Lexicon Of Love II and a UK tour. 1 comment

Warrior Treasures: Saxon gold on display at Royal Armouries

VIDEO & 360 PHOTO PREVIEW: Warrior Treasures exhibition of Saxon gold dazzles at Royal Armouries Museum video

A SAXON treasure trove of buried gold, silver and gems - unearthed in one of the greatest finds of its kind - is now on display at the Royal Armouries in Leeds.

Britain's strongest man Eddie Hall is in the driving seat to deadlift a world record half a ton at Leeds First Direct Arena

VIDEO: Strongman Eddie Hall motors towards deadlift half a ton world record at Leeds Arena video

Who needs a tiger in the tank when you've got The Beast?

Sheila Clark pictured at a previous open gardens event.

Sheila's silver milestone for National Gardens Scheme

For the 25th successive year, Sheila Clark will on Monday, May 30, open her garden in Walkeringham for the benefit of National Gardens Scheme charities.


See the highly acclaimed story of The Carpenters

The highly acclaimed The Carpenters Story comes to The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe on Saturday, June 11.

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South Yorkshire catering students serve royal feast for the Queen’s 90th birthday

Six Barnsley College Catering students have recently spent the week at Windsor cooking for the Queen, her family, friends and acquaintances during the annual Royal Horse Show.


Sheffield celebrates the work of unpaid carers

Sheffield is celebrating the work of unpaid carers this Carers Week.

Adam Bradford

BLOG: Is there any hope for Sheffield's young people?

I'm beginning to wonder, taking a bird's eye view over the mix of activity happening in our city right now.

Chris Sutton signs for Legends

Count down to Legends - Chris Sutton signs

In 1994 Chris Sutton famously signed for Blackburn Rovers in an English record £5 million transfer, today Sutton has signed for the Charity Legends F.C team to take part in the Charity Legends football event on June 18th.

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University of Sheffield SU head is made deputy lieutenant

University of Sheffield Students’ Union Head of External Engagement Stella McHugh has been appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of South Yorkshire.

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Motorists travelling on a Doncaster stretch of motorway are experiencing significant delays this morning due to disruption caused by animals on the road.

TRAVEL ALERT: Loose animals on motorway causing havoc for Doncaster drivers

Motorists travelling on a Doncaster stretch of motorway are experiencing significant delays this morning due to disruption caused by animals on the road.

Sea eagles soar in the Land of the Midnight Sun

Where eagles soar in the land of the Midnight Sun

‘We can never guarantee that you will see them’, one of our guides announced as she flung a piece of raw fish into the sea alongside the SS Orca. ‘But when we feed the gulls they are never far behind.’

Super hero day

Superhero day at Novotel Hotel York

Novotel York will be staging a fun and free family event for all kids on June 4, 2016.

The fishing town of Looe in Cornwall

TRAVEL REVIEW: Discover the delights of Devon and Cornwall

What’s the best way to enjoy a jam and cream scone?

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