Create your own sparkle

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Love jewellery but short on cash? Magpies can create their own sparkly pieces at a jewellery workshop being staged in the city centre.

“We’ll show you how to make a necklace, bracelet and two pairs of earrings,” say nimble-fingered crafty types at Jam Jar Beads on Leopold Street. The course on January 28 costs £26, which includes all materials plus refreshments. You get to take your creations home. To book, email or contact Jam Jar Beads at or on 0114 3277232.

Davina’s DVD

A fabulous fit – Davina McCall has teamed up with Next. Through her hugely successful fitness DVDs, Davina McCall’s infectious enthusiasm has inspired countless women to exercise.

In Meadowhall’s Next store and online at, Davina for Next provides the ultimate workout and post-workout clothing along with a range of everyday shoes.

To celebrate the launch, windows at Next in Meadowhall will go live, with dancers clad in the Davina range performing between 11am and 5pm on Saturday. Shoppers will have the chance to win Davina’s fitness DVD and items from her new collection.

Weight issue

Small and perfectly formed... The Weight Watchers Mini Series is a new collection of eight handbag-sized books featuring healthy, low-calorie recipes themed to suit a host of occasions.

Recipes are easy to follow and feature Weight Watchers’ new ProPoints value. Priced £4.99, books range from Winter Warmers, a collection of warming stews, savoury bakes and tasty puddings.