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Rambling - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster - w/c Saturday, October 21, 2017

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Max Fajman and Irenie Zelickman

Political meets the personal as Sheffield photographer captures the predicament of city couples hit by Brexit

The UK's vote to leave the EU was a momentous political decision - but a new photography exhibition is bringing Brexit's equally significant personal impact sharply into focus.
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Whitby Abbey and Clifford's Tower have been named among the most spooky sites across England.

The two Yorkshire buildings voted among England's top ten spookiest sites

With mysterious footsteps, cold sensations and a little boy seen holding visitors' hands without them realising, Bolsover Castle has been voted the spookiest English Heritage site.
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Former Hurricane Ophelia battered parts of Ireland, Wales and the western coast of England yesterday.

Travel chaos as former Hurricane Ophelia brings 70mph winds to Yorkshire

The one-time Hurricane Ophelia has brought rush-hour chaos to Yorkshire this morning as it blows across the county with gusts of up to 70mph.
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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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Jenni Murray

Star Interview: Barnsley broadcaster Jenni Murray sees history through the eyes of Britain’s great women

Jenni Murray might just be the only person ever to have silenced Margaret Thatcher. The broadcaster has achieved many things - there’s her damehood, for starters, and the fact she’s presented Woman’s Hour on Radio 4 for 30 years - but rendering the formidable ex-Prime Minister speechless ranks highly.

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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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Peter Fiennes

Getting back to nature by exploring woodland

When the Government announced its intention to sell off up to 150,000 hectares of English forests and woodland seven years ago, campaigners mounted a determined fight - and the furore convinced Peter Fiennes the time was right to pick up his pen.

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

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

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

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

Whats on
Ten Things To Do Today - Friday, October 13, 2017

Ten Things To Do Today - Friday, October 13, 2017

1. The Decades, Mod/Ska/60’s covers band, Cutlers Arms, 29 Westgate, Rotherham, S60 1BQ, 8pm, free entry, 18+. Tel. 01709 382581.

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Girls dressed up for a 'teenage night' at a Sheffield club, 1961, by Roger Mayne

Exhibition puts camera innovator in the picture with images of Sheffield

A group of girls congregate at the edge of a dancefloor, all with pleated skirts, one draining the last dregs of a bottle of pop. They’re dressed up for a ‘teenage night’ at a Sheffield club in 1961 - frozen in time in a picture by renowned photographer Roger Mayne.

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10 Oct 2017....... Feature picture of Sheffield businessman Mark Ritson who had his life saved by a teenage bone marrow donor from Germany. Mark with his wife Lisa and children Iona and Magnus. Picture Scott Merrylees

A teenage stranger saved my life

Businessman Mark Ritson had his life saved by a teenage bone marrow donor from Germany – now he has two children and has run the London Marathon. Chris Burn reports.

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The Cutting Edge water feature and fountains outside Sheffield railway station

'For a brief moment, Sheffield becomes the Rome of the North': Why new book ranks city's railway station among Britain's best

Is Sheffield on a par with the great European capitals? Simon Jenkins thinks so - or, at least, he does when standing outside the city's railway station as night falls.
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Joe Doldon, The Thrifty Maker

'Little mesters' of the future find a home at Sheffield firm with 140 years of history

We're exploring a place where Sheffield's industrial heritage meets the new. Trays filled with gleaming pewter hipflasks are piled up in corners ready for dispatch, a craftsman is spinning handmade metal bowls at lightning speed in a workshop that looks unchanged since the 1940s - but just a few metres away, work of a very different sort is being produced.
Lifestyle
Richard Eyre at The Moor Markets in Sheffield

Star Interview: How chief steers Sheffield’s city centre and its biggest events

There’s an important anniversary in Sheffield next year - but despite being two decades old the celebrant looks as good as new, thinks Richard Eyre.

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Archdeacon Beverley Mason was one of those who blazed a trail in the 1990s, pictured at the Leeds Diocese Office.
5th October 2017.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

How Yorkshire’s women of spirit paved the way for female priests

Pioneering female priests have fought for acceptance since the 1990s but now record numbers of women are being ordained. Chris Burn speaks to some of Yorkshire’s own trailblazers.

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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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