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Opening up Sheffield art studios to shine a light on creativity

Scores of independent artists and craftspeople across South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire are preparing to open their doors to the public over two weekends in the largest event of its kind outside London.

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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

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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

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Rambling - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster - w/c Saturday, April 29, 2017

Rambling - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster - w/c Saturday, April 29, 2017

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

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Ten Things To Do Today - Friday, April 28, 2017

Ten Things To Do Today - Friday, April 28, 2017

1. The Steve French Band, The White Lion, London Road, Heeley, Sheffield, 9.30pm, free entry.

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COLUMNIST: Why not consider a career in healthcare?

Are you interested in becoming a healthcare professional? Are you unsure of the educational route to get there?

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Public fitness sessions will be taking place across the city, like this one in the Peace Gardens

Time to show all the right moves to get Sheffield feeling healthier

A unique physical activity programme aiming to get thousands of people on the move across Sheffield is returning – after the city clocked up 6.5 million active minutes last year.

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Jim Lynskey Picture by Greg Funnell

Organ appeal from student with battery-powered heart

Jim Lynskey is the youngest person to receive an artifical heart, now he has launched a campaign for more organ donors. Grace Hammond reports.

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Matt Coyne with son Charlie

Feature: How a single post on Facebook changed Matt’s life forever

One week after graphic designer Matt posted on Facebook about life as a new dad, he was in the news – on tv and radio – around the world.

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School feature at Waterthorpe Nursery Infants School. Pictured is Madeline Cartwright.

Pride in our schools: Creative pupils with a sense of growing

Waterthorpe Nursery Infant School is on School Thorpe Drive, Waterthrope.

It is a part of the Westfield family of schools – a group of 10 schools in the south-east of the city.

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Lord Lieutenant of South Yorkshire Andrew Coombe.

Interview: Lord Lieutenant who is promoting pride in South Yorkshire

If the Queen was ever seeking a fittingly regal landscape to add to her estate, she could do worse than stake a claim on the stunning countryside view of the Mayfield Valley from Andrew Coombe’s comfortable sitting room in Sheffield.

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Imogen Farah in her reading corner

CITY BUZZ: Sweet dreams start with a story

Immy was only a week old when we started reading aloud to her.

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In the Saddle: For the love of an Appaloosa

In the Saddle: For the love of an Appaloosa

Since getting my baby Appaloosa foal last year, I've joined the British Appaloosa Society, with whom my spotty boy is registered with and it appears I'm not the only one dotty over my spotty.

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Column: Thinking about buying a dog?

Column: Thinking about buying a dog?

Puppies are cute bundles of fluff and once you’ve seen that cute ‘pick me’ look there’s no going home without one. It’s easy to fall in love with a dog. They bring us joy, companionship and stress relief, although they bring stress too.

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Brian Wright (42) from Coventry proposes to Lisa Dunks (38) from Chesterfield (left) during the Betfred.com World Snooker Championships at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday April 28, 2012. See PA story SNOOKER World. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Snooker-loopy fans pocketing an annual city Crucible break

Although only one of his World Snooker Championship titles was won on Sheffield soil, six-time champion Ray Reardon knows a thing or two about the famous old Crucible Theatre in the heart of the Steel City.

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Before every bank holiday we try and raise local awareness of the health services that are available in Doncaster if you need help at short notice. These are called unplanned care services.

Column: Bank holiday health services on offer

Before every bank holiday we try and raise local awareness of the health services that are available in Doncaster if you need help at short notice.

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St Marie's Cathedral feature after restoration Laura Claveria Heritage Engagement & Learning Officer

Restoration of ‘amazing’ building nears completion

Visitors are being welcomed back to Sheffield’s St Marie’s Catholic Cathedral as it nears the final stages of restoration.

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Column: Millennials need to get to grips with basics

Column: Millennials need to get to grips with basics

A survey has revealed that a shocking one in five people don’t know how to boil an egg. A poll of over 2,000 adults revealed that many struggle with basic tasks, including how to change a light bulb.

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Judy Wallis and Jayne Drew at the Frecheville Library and Community Centre

Feature: Saving our library was the start of a new chapter

Volunteers joined together when Frecheville library faced closure and now, thanks to their ongoing efforts, it’s a hub of community activity...

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Kevan Adams with his grandson Jordan.

Feature: “We want to pack Jordan’s life with lots of love and joy”

Kevan has a number of projects on the go after two-year-old’s brain cancer diagnosis.

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