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Midwives’ massages to raise cash for Sheffield birthing pool appeal

Two midwives who have supported hundreds of women with their labour and births have been offering relaxing massages to staff in a bid to raise money for a major Sheffield Hospitals Charity appeal.

Health
COLUMNIST: Preparing for a big leap for my little boy

COLUMNIST: Preparing for a big leap for my little boy

Well this year started much like the last one; I went through every emotion on New Year’s Eve - happy tears fell as I reflected on the lovely things that had happened in 2017, then I sobbed about some not so happy moments.

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Dubbed 'modern virtue names', monikers rising in popularity include Felicity, meaning good fortune and happiness, and Verity which stands for truth and honesty.

Parents turn to baby names like Faith and Hope to get them through uncertain times

Parents are turning to virtuous baby names such as Faith and Hope to boost their moods during turbulent and uncertain times, a study has found.

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Youth and children’s work in the Diocese of Sheffield to receive £1.8 million cash boost

The Diocese of Sheffield has been awarded £1.8 million to support the transformation of children’s, youth and families work.

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Amy Paul from customer service with student Zac Feve at the college event

College hosts event with a festive twist for future professionals to attend

North Lindsey College held its second annual open event in December with a festive twist for future professionals to attend.

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Craft group’s ‘bonding hearts’ helping to support mums and babies at Sheffield care unit

Hundreds of fabric hearts which help build bonds between new mums and their premature babies have been generously donated to Sheffield Hospitals Charity by a kind-hearted city craft group.

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Work going swingingly well on region’s first Go Ape

The region’s first Go Ape at Normanby Hall Country Park is on track to open in time for the Easter holidays in 2018.

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REVIEW: Treetop Nets - giant trampolining fun 12 metres above the ground!

REVIEW: Treetop Nets - giant trampolining fun 12 metres above the ground!

It’s a beautiful sunny autumn afternoon. The air is crisp and cool, the woodland surroundings are stunning. And at 45 years old what am I doing?

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Outstanding adoption service is looking for adoptive parents – is that you?

The search is on to find adoptive parents, by North Lincolnshire Council’s adoption team.

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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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Are you a money hoarder?

VIDEO: Brits on average hide £11,000 from loved ones

Almost half of Brits admit to hiding money that their loved ones know nothing about – with the average being more than £11,000, new research has found.

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COLUMN: I’m not going potty, miracles can happen!

COLUMN: I’m not going potty, miracles can happen!

Miracles can happen; I know they can, because I have toilet trained a boy.

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Couples in South Yorkshire could be missing out on a tax break

South Yorkshire couples missing out on £230 a year tax break

Nearly half the couples eligible to claim marriage tax allowance are still failing to do so, according to HM Revenue and Customs

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Can you help reunite tiny tot with her beloved bunny?

Can you help reunite tiny tot with her beloved bunny?

A tiny tot from the Isle has been left heartbroken after she lost her favourite cuddly toy.

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Sheffield family begin their journey of giving

A Sheffield family has given a lasting gift to the community they love.

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Children will be forced to reply to their parents' texts

Dad creates app that forces children to text their parents back

A father was so fed up with his teenage son ignoring his messages that he created an app - to force him to text back.

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David Rose

Only weeks left to claim 30 hours free childcare for September

Thirty hours free childcare is available for three and four year olds of working families from next month, but parents must apply before 31 August 2017 to receive funding from this September.

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Phil Bedford and Stuart Bolton are hoping hoping Stainforth4All will be able to create a soft plan centre in the community

Soft play centre plan for new Doncaster community hub

Plans have been drawn-up to build a new public building in a Doncaster town  - complete with a major soft play area for children.

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Don’t miss free childcare deadline, Sheffield parents warned

Sheffield parents are being warned they could lose hundreds of hours of free childcare if they miss the application deadline.

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