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Pubs and Clubs Guide: Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster

Do you have an event you’d like to see in our Pubs and Clubs guide? Email the details to whats.on@sheffieldnewspapers.co.uk

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What's on.

What’s On Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster

Do you have an event you’d like to see promoted in our What’s On? Email the details to whats.on@sheffieldnewspapers.co.uk

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Ten Things To Do Today - Friday, December 9, 2016

Ten Things To Do Today - Friday, December 9, 2016

1. The Gav Coulson Group, rock covers, The White Lion, London Road, Heeley, 9.30pm, free entry.

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Rambling - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster-w/c Saturday, December 10 2016

Rambling - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster-w/c Saturday, December 10 2016

Ramble After 50 for Sheffield Singles, Walks every month. New walkers welcome. Dtls Moya 07999845638.

Out and About
Walkley Library on South Road. Picture: George Torr/The Star

Community in focus: Why 'wonderful' Walkley revels in its 'village-like' spirit

When Walkley Library on the corner of South Road was under real threat of closure in 2014, the community didn’t just sit back and watch it go to waste.

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Tour of Tata Steel  in Rotherham and Stocksbridge to view the high standard of steel produced those sites. Picture Scott Merrylees

Column: It’s time for government to act

This government is a complete shambles. We’ve seen them fail to protect our NHS and other vital public services, we’ve seen the leaked memos which prove they don’t have a plan for Brexit and we’ve seen them stand by and watch while insecurity at work is on the rise.

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Columnist Dr Mary Wren

Column: How to make a town healthy

There was an interesting article on the BBC news recently about a GP in Fleetwood, Lancashire who wants to see improvements in health for the whole town.

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BBC Radio Sheffield - Paulette Edwards. 2016 Shot by Claire Wood on 1st Dec 16.

Star Interview: Sheffield broadcaster’s journey from the classroom to the airwaves

When Paulette Edwards’ parents travelled from Jamaica to set up home in Sheffield more than 50 years ago, they did so ‘to come to a better life’, she says.

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Anouchka Santella

Column: Magazines are my idea of Elle

I don’t read women’s magazines any more. I used to love Elle growing up, I’d steal the my mum’s copy before she had even opened them.

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Play Tower under construction

£for£: Campaign gathers steam with £33,000 in the bank

The Play Tower at Sheffield Children’s Hospital is already taking shape.

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My View, Dr David Crichton: Doncaster becoming more dementia friendly

My View, Dr David Crichton: Doncaster becoming more dementia friendly

Doncaster continues its progress to be a Dementia Friendly borough and many individuals, organisations and businesses are playing their part in making it happen.

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Sheffield South East MP Clive Betts

Column: We should be very worried

There’s a triple whammy heading straight for us.

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Trees on Montgomery Road, Nether Edge.

Diverse, beautiful and quirky suburb

It’s one of the most beautiful and diverse areas of Sheffield, with its tree-lined roads and listed buildings.

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Photograph for Sands at Whittington Hospital, Highgate, London on Tuesday, August 20, 2013.
Photograph: � Frantzesco Kangaris.

Helping to make a devastating loss a little more bearable

Becky Stevenson remembers vividly the day her little girl was born.

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In the Saddle: Competing is very sociable

In the Saddle: Competing is very sociable

We had a lovely time a few weeks ago when we competed in showjumping at a local venue in Sykehouse. It's always good to get my horse out as usually I focus everything on my daughter and her pony.

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Helen Martin Affordable Community Massage

Column: Working in a winter wonderland

This time of year can be a time when conditions flare up – extra physical and emotional stress can build up too. We’re a lot more prone to injuries – here are a few common ones and easy ways to avoid them.

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Sheffield Brightside & Hillsborough MP Gill Furniss

Parson Cross lass Gill Furniss on her whirlwind six months as Sheffield's newest MP

"When I turn that corner and see Big Ben I can't believe this lass from Parson Cross is allowed in Westminster."

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Antiques Column: Canterbury tales and tribulations

Antiques Column: Canterbury tales and tribulations

The Canterbury, in the most basic terms, is a low, open-top piece of furniture with partitions or slats for storing sheet music, often made with additional storage in the bottom in the form of a drawer – or, in modern terms, a magazine rack.

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Her Majesty The Queen.

Column: Royals should pay their own repair bill

Thousands of people have signed an online petition calling for the Royal family to pay for the £369 million repairs to Buckingham Palace themselves. At risk of being thrown in the tower along with the 120,000 others who have signed it, I say hear, hear.

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Donald Trump

Column: Time to champion the politics of fairness

When Martin Luther King made that infamous speech “I have a dream” I'm sure he did not envisage Donald Trump in the White House. This is a man who I have found to be abhorrent, racist, and spewed some of the vilest language towards women that I have ever heard in my life.

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