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Free cinema evening about Tinsley Picture Palace

Step back in time at a free cinema evening this evening, Thursday April 27, 6.30-8.30pm.

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Panoramic view of Sheffield city from the amphitheatre

Go back in time at Sheffield’s Amphichill

Chill out and go back in time at AmphiChill, Sheffield’s first Big Vintage Brunch.

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RETRO: New project puts spotlight on Sheffield’s tradition of protest

In 2017 barely a day goes by without news of a protest occurring somewhere across the world.

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RETRO: Sheffield bowling club still together after 50 years

RETRO: Sheffield bowling club still together after 50 years

It all started in 1967.

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Antiques Column: The Georgians loved their desserts

Antiques Column: The Georgians loved their desserts

Within the field of glass collecting, drinking glasses have always commanded the greatest interest from enthusiasts, but there is a whole sphere of glass production which is equally as exciting and readily available to the collector.

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Iron Hague in ring

Retro: Day that Doncaster boxer became national champion

It was in this month, 1909, that a young boxer from Mexborough reached the pinnacle of his career, to become the Heavyweight Champion of England.

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New mobile 'interactive walking trail' app launched

Walk through Doncaster’s wartime history with new app

Step back in time and explore the hidden history of First World War Doncaster and its surrounding towns and villages, on new interactive walking trails.

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This photograph, taken in 1910 by Luke Bagshaw and Son, shows Doncaster's North Bridge.

RETRO: The changing face of Doncaster high street

This week we have delved into our archives to bring you some fabulous pictures of Doncaster in days gone by.

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RETRO: Taking a look back at the history of Sheffield toolmaking family

RETRO: Taking a look back at the history of Sheffield toolmaking family

This week we take a look at the history and home of the Lockwood brothers, best known for their involvement in the toolmaking trade.

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Doncaster Rovers celebrate at the Millennium Stadium.  Picture Liz Robinson

Retro: Flashback to Doncaster Rovers JPT Trophy triumph at Cardiff in 2007

Doncaster Rovers won their first major knockout trophy in dramatic style on April 1. 2007

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An illustration of the new store and car park

Retro feature: 145 Glorious years and counting for Atkinsons of Sheffield

“Still Sheffield’s favourite department store” is the proud boast of Atkinsons, celebrating its 145th year in business this week.

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Hummel figures of children

Antiques column: Charm of Hummel

I have always thought that an ideal subject for a new collector would be the charming Hummel figures of children.

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Colourful plastic buttons were developed in the 20th century

Anqiques Column: Buttoning up a new collection

Buttons have always been used for fastening and decoration. 
They have been discovered in Egyptian tombs and over 15,000 have been found on a Court costume belonging to Henry VIII.

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Cob Children Toys Glass Marbles Marbles Cats Eye

Antiques Column: Marbles – colourful collectors’ items

Marbles, for generations, have been a popular collectors’ item.

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NOSTALGIA: The changing face of Wincobank Hall

NOSTALGIA: The changing face of Wincobank Hall

When archaeologists excavated the site of Wincobank Hall in 2004, prior to the building of the Amaranthus development they recovered numerous diamond shaped fragments of glass from the leaded windows, now on display in Weston Park Museum.

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The Old Rectory Sprotbrough former home Douglas Bader..... Douglas Bader on the wing of a Hurricane  see story John Woodcock Copied by  Chris Lawton 10th december 2004

Doncaster flying ace inspired generations

It was in this month, in 1910, that a hero pilot of World War Two was born in London. But from the age of 13 Sir Douglas Bader grew up in Doncaster and so he has long been associated with the town.

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Charmain Gaud still has vivid memories of the Balby train disaster

Memories of Doncaster rail crash horror

A woman has told of her vivid memories of the horrific Balby Bridge rail disaster at Doncaster.

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Retro: Silver Surfer looking for nurse with a purse

Retro: Silver Surfer looking for nurse with a purse

Many modern day romantics looking for love may well view Valentine’s Day with some optimism this year, especially as they have decided to dip their toes into the world of online dating, seeing it as the answer to making all their fairy tales and dreams come true.

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House on Rutland Park

Retro: Meet George Spencer Waterfall of Rutland Park

I happened on today’s subject by chance really. I search Google Earth to try and find subjects for my column. My two Amigos are no help as they get lost as soon as they walk out of their homes anyway.

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50th anniversary of Manchester United Munich air crash...one of the players who died was David Pegg of Doncaster... Picture shows from left Tommy Taylor, Bobby Charlton and David

Retro: Busby Babe remembered with prider

It is 59 years this week since Doncaster became part of a tragedy that sent shock waves across the world.

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