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COLUMN: Three steps to mastering the menopause

October 18 is World Menopause Day.

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COLUMN: Why asking for ‘PP’ leaves me feeling flushed!

COLUMN: Why asking for ‘PP’ leaves me feeling flushed!

What’s in name? Quite a lot, as it goes.

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Why asking for ‘PP’ leaves me feeling flushed!

What’s in name? Quite a lot, as it goes.
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Column: Marking twenty years of life-saving care

Column: Marking twenty years of life-saving care

Last week, I was privileged to attend a birthday celebration for a hospital-based health service that has provided a magnificent 20 years of life-saving care for thousands of Doncaster women.

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Antiques Column: Barbie’s enduring appeal for girls

Antiques Column: Barbie’s enduring appeal for girls

One of my granddaughters wants a Barbie car for her birthday.

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Column: Embarrassment will pass ... cancer won’t!

Column: Embarrassment will pass ... cancer won’t!

I’m yet to meet a woman who doesn’t sigh or extravagantly eye roll when they receive an appointment letter through the post – something else to squeeze into your hectic life, right?

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Lot 104 - A pair of Royal Dux figurines - �170.

Antiques Column: Porcelain factory’s interesting past

Recently, when taking off on a flight to Austria, I calmed my nerves by not dwelling on the strange noises the plane was making and wishing we’d gone to Scarborough, but on the wonderful Austrian Royal Dux porcelain factory and it’s chequered history.

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Stock - Cars - Speed bumps

Speeding drivers who put children’s lives at risk need to be stopped now

Reckless drivers speeding past Sheffield schools are creating an unnecessary risk to our children – and action is needed sooner rather than later at the danger hotspots.

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In the Saddle: Meet beautiful Bertie

In the Saddle: Meet beautiful Bertie

I absolutely love horses and there is nothing nicer than meeting cute baby foals, something I had the pleasure of doing recently when I popped over to my friend Claire's home.

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Antiques Column: Elegance of the jewelled egg pendants

Antiques Column: Elegance of the jewelled egg pendants

Peter Carl Faberge was born in 1846 and he gained a reputation for elegance and originality in his jewellery design after taking over his father’s shop in St Petersburg at the tender age of twenty four.

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The front page of The Yorkshire Post on Thursday

CANCER: Why this newspaper believes the good people of Yorkshire will deliver the ultimate Christmas gift to the people of God's Own County who need it the most

I recently lost my father-in-law to cancer; I lost my grandad to cancer; I’ve lost friends to the disease and seen others’ lives changed forever having beaten it, writes Editor James Mitchinson.

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Column: Our lives can’t be a Monopoly board game!

Column: Our lives can’t be a Monopoly board game!

It’s always strange when the future of the people, children and young people of the South Yorkshire region is made by so called deal makers that in my view are so divorced from reality, the pressures of earning a living, that they can whimsically risk our futures on a hunch, that hunch being there may be a so called bigger prize. Our lives cannot be a monopoly game, with people hoping they might own Mayfair or Park Lane one day – this is about the here and now.

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Column: The importance of knowing your numbers

Column: The importance of knowing your numbers

If I asked you how much you weigh or how tall you are you’d probably be able to tell me straight away without looking at the scales. But if I asked you what your blood pressure reading was – would you know?

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Column: Roll up, roll up, all aboard the health bus

Column: Roll up, roll up, all aboard the health bus

It’s the start of another busy week. Today I’ll be stepping onto a specially adapted bus to support Independent Living roadshow as it revs up for a whistle-stop tour.

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Bake with Lizzie - ginger treacle puddings

It’s pudding week!

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Column: The country’s proud history of the NHS

The NHS is one of the best loved institutions in this country and touches all of us at various times in our lives.

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Child number three ‘just a happy event’ for Kate and Will

Child number three ‘just a happy event’ for Kate and Will

The news that the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting a third child came as something of a surprise.

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Column: Why finding Mr Right can be so wrong!

Column: Why finding Mr Right can be so wrong!

It is said that you have to kiss a lot of frogs before you finally find your prince.

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Antique Column: Swagger this way with walking stick

Antique Column: Swagger this way with walking stick

My wife is a rabologist. There I’ve said it.
After years of keeping it behind closed doors the world is now aware of her affliction and hopefully now can appreciate what I have had to live with for the last forty years.

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Favourite Things wiht John Magee

Favourite Things wiht John Magee

John Magee, aged 33, is centre manager at Lakeside Village Shopping Outlet. From Derbyshire, he worked for Debenhams for nine years before moving to Freeport Fleetwood. Arriving at Lakeside Village in 2016, this is John’s first time in South Yorkshire.

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