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Antiques Column: Crested ware will make ideal present

I have lost count of the number of times we have been on holiday and spent a large percentage of the stay searching for gifts to bring home to family members.

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Steve Shergold with the couple's daughter Esmee

Mum and wife speaks out about the devastation of bowel cancer

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month; as the month draws to a close, Team Verrico’s Head of Social Media, Gina Shergold, shared her personal experience of the disease.

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Column: Amnesty now for Windrush children victims

Column: Amnesty now for Windrush children victims

I strongly condemn the civil rights abuses that commonwealth citizens who have lived in Britain for decades are currently being subject to by this Tory Government. The children of Windrush and others from the Commonwealth that arrived between 1948 and 1971 are currently being made destitute and stateless due to the Government’s hostile immigration policies, and this needs to stop.

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A fifth of English farms have disappeared in the past 10 years

COLUMNIST: Farming industry’s unstoppable sea of change

Many of you, I expect, will have caught sight of the more than slightly alarming report on the state of England’s smaller farms.

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In the Saddle: It couldn’t get more scary

In the Saddle: It couldn’t get more scary

It’s been a tough few weeks at home with the horses, as our pony was brought in from the field with a suspected fracture to her leg.

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In the Saddle: Where on Earth is spring?

In the Saddle: Where on Earth is spring?

Where on earth is spring? We seem to be having more snow and rain than we did in winter.

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Darren Greaves with Rovers' midfielder Matty Blair

Column: Lifestyle changes can prevent diabetes

Today is the start of Diabetes Prevention Week, a national campaign to identify those people who might be on the borderline and develop diabetes in the future.

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David Handley

FARMING: Planners and second-home owners bring massive changes

I had one of my regular trips back to my native Cornwall this week and was forced once again to reflect that it is no longer the county I knew and grew up in.

Business
Column: New faces doing well at helping others

Column: New faces doing well at helping others

Doncaster as a place is on the up, so it’s always pleasing to hear about local people who are doing well in their chosen fields.

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Sue Taylor

COLUMNIST: What really constitutes a good diet?

During the past 50 years there has been much debate on the optimal dietary advice for improving long-term health in the general population as well as in people with established cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure obesity, osteoporosis and other problems related to the Western lifestyle.

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Zoe Holmes

COLUMNIST: How could we develop our own ‘women of steel’ at girls’ school?

Around three years ago, a colleague shared a TED talk with me that would have an incredible impact upon my pedagogy as a teacher and my vision as an educational leader.

Education
Darren Burke says dogs should be kept under control on playing fields.

Don Your Way column: Doncaster's football fields are for football - not for dogs

If you are a Doncaster dog owner and I suspect many of you reading this are, you might want to look away now.

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Dr Alan Billings

COLUMNIST: What will reduce crime in South Yorkshire?

The first thing anyone interested in policing wants to know is: what will reduce crime?

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At Mr Pickles' Yorkshire Food Emporium customers can enjoy lamb all year round

FOOD: Lamb - a springtime tradition

Traditionally associated with Easter because of its religious symbolism, lamb still conjures up images of spring and rebirth making it the popular choice at this time of year.

Eating Out
Column: Talk to your GP and be on the safe side

Column: Talk to your GP and be on the safe side

I’ve just met some of Doncaster’s finest sportsmen to talk to them about a malignant cancer that has struck over 1500 local men in the last five years alone.

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COLUMNIST: Community spirit - Doncaster style

A visit to Wheatley Hills allotment site showcases their Community Plot. This plot benefits Doncaster folk in several ways.

News
Column: Day of reflection not punishment

Column: Day of reflection not punishment

Studying the Second World War in school, I was taught about the preceding years in chilling detail – people often describe that period as 1930s Germany. 
This was a period when the state engineered a hate-filled narrative that aimed to isolate minorities, particularly Jewish people by eroding and stripping them of their civil and human rights and dehumanising them in the eyes of broader civil society. This resulted in the Holocaust and thankfully the European Convention on Human Rights.

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Five minutes with: Tyra talks about life’s challenges

Five minutes with: Tyra talks about life’s challenges

Teenager Tyra Roberts is a dance teacher who has, just recently, become a published author.

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Column: Why time is right to get our beach bodies

Column: Why time is right to get our beach bodies

Easter will be here in the next few days. It’s about now we start to look at ourselves in the mirror and realise the shape we think we are is maybe not the same as the view looking back from the mirror. How am I going to get that six-pack back in time for the holidays, or how will I fit in my bikini, I hear you ask?

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Column: Changes to primary care workforce

Column: Changes to primary care workforce

You may have noticed some fresh faces in your local General Practice recently and if you haven’t yet, you soon will. You see, General Practice is changing.

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