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GARDENS: Frost, wind and drought...and maybe some summer sometime

In March I wrote of the dangers of late frosts and the damage they cause.

Gardening
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
Rambling - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster - w/c Saturday, May 27, 2017

Rambling - Your Guide to Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster - w/c Saturday, May 27, 2017

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

Out and About
In the Saddle: Springing into action....

In the Saddle: Springing into action....

Well, it feels like we are almost heading into summer soon. We've gone from thick, gloopy mud to dry cracked ground like a desert. It's either all or nothing with clay soil. On the plus side the grass is growing and I'll soon be able to spend less on haylage.

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LG Outdoor Hanoi Adirondack Chair,

Gardening: 5 of the best sunloungers

We showcase 5 of the best sunloungers for summer
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Award winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park's animals were keeping their cool yesterday (Sunday) on the hottest day of the year so far.

Half Term fun at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park will spring into action over the Bank Holiday break, with a fun-packed schedule for the school holidays.

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Aldi launches it summer cycle kit range to rave reviews.

Cycling fan Andrew Ferrill gets the summer biking bug with Aldi

It is summer and as a keen cyclist Johnston Press’ Media and Marketing Consultant Andrew Ferrill could not wait for Aldi’s new cycling range to hit the stores and go online.

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Veronica Clark pictured with her  book, true story 'Stolen Girl'.  Picture: Marie Caley D4426MC

Column: ‘Three Girls’ is just the tip of the iceberg

Five years ago I wrote a book called Stolen Girl. A year later, in January 2013, it was published. The book created a backlash because it was one of the first to be written about the abuse of a white girl by an Asian (mainly Pakistani) grooming gang.

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Sheffield city centre.

Column: Depressing trip to city centre

On a recent trip into the city centre I really did try to view the changes happening in a positive way.

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Whirlow Hall Farm Trust

Family fun at city’s Food Festival 2017

There is oddles of free family fun on offer at this year’s three-day Sheffield Food Festival - which kicks off in the city this weekend.

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A group of 35 kids inspired by Nikki Vigrass, whose mum has terminal cancer,  took part in a 3.5 mile fun run to raise funds for myeloma research

Fun running kids from Sheffield raise charity cash

Nikki Vigrass’ mum Ann Woodward was diagnosed with myeloma five years ago and she has been undergoing pioneering treatment at the city’s Royal Hallamshire Hospital for the past two years.

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A Doncaster charity has teamed up with the borough's GPs to launch a pilot programme that aims to help homeless people access GP services.

Column: Health services must be helpful for all

Last week was Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week and I’ve been finding out what an interesting mix of people make up the more than 300,000 patients who live in Doncaster.

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One way spells wrong way for some elderly drivers

Column: Over 300 miles . . . that is one L of a drive!

There can be no greater advert to make people resit their driving test after a certain age than the story of Valerie Johnson.

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GARDENING: The prickly subject of cacti

Busy lives means one of nature’s toughest plants is now back in vogue.

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Column: The power of citizen science

Column: The power of citizen science

Walking through a thick carpet of bluebells in an ancient woodland is a real treat for the senses; the feel of dappled sunlight coming through the tree canopy, the cheerfully raucous birdsong, the glorious sight of the flowers, all jewel tones of blue and green, with that amazing scent.

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Michele Clarke from the CCG with Tia Rescue staff

Column: We can all become dementia friendly

What’s the connection between a Doncaster dog rescue centre and dementia? Summed up in a couple of words, it’s ‘awareness and understanding’. Because Finningley’s Tia Rescue, which is home to up to 100 greyhounds, shire horses, donkeys and other animals, has become the 100th member of the Doncaster Dementia Action Alliance.

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Antiques Column: Sought-after Staffordshire figures

Antiques Column: Sought-after Staffordshire figures

I am afraid to say that on any matter which is not work-related it is very rare for anyone to take any notice whatsoever of anything I say.

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Column: The real silent killer of men everywhere

Column: The real silent killer of men everywhere

Zoe Ball’s boyfriend, Billy Yates, tragically committed suicide last week. He was just 40 years old. Overcome with grief, the TV and radio presenter posted the following heart breaking message: ‘Goodbye, my sweet.’ Just days before, she’d told how her life had been turned around by her blossoming relationship. Zoe, who was once married to DJ Norman Cook, said she was looking forward to the future. Days later, that future changed forever.

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RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2017

85,000 tipped to see RHS Flower Show at Chatsworth House

Planning for the Royal Horticultural Society’s 2017 Flower Show at Chatsworth has taken an incredible 19 months.

Gardening
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