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The 'end of an era' as iconic Sheffield shop Harringtons closes its doors

Who doesn’t remember the shop that was Harringtons?
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Helen and her daughter Ella at the 10k

Feature: ‘My brother’s suicide left my family broken’

For Helen Watson, the day her brother Kevin died is burned into her memory.

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Support Dogs anniversary garden party

Pounds for Pups: Support dogs are the stars at anniversary garden party

Hundreds of supporters and guests joined clients and canines at the Sheffield charity Support Dogs 25th anniversary garden party.

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Bobbie with Poppy

Pounds for Pups: ‘Whatever I need Poppy to do, she will do it...’

“Poppy gave me my life back,” Bobbie Hubbard-Marks says, looking at the beautiful black Labrador at her side.

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Support Dogs

Pounds for Pups: I laughed when they said they could train a dog to help me’

Every aspect of Sally’s life has been dictated by her epilepsy, which began when she was a child.

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Cohen and Azerley

POUNDS 4 PUPS: Brenda’s dedication to Support Dogs

When Brenda Cupitt was given just hours to live, her first thought was making sure that her final cheque was delivered to her beloved charity, Support Dogs.

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Cohen with Azerley

POUNDS FOR PUPS: “Azerley transformed Cohen’s life”

“Cohen was around 18 months old when he began to regress in his speech and eye contact.

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Sentinel Squad UK

Star Wars fans dress up as favourite characters to help children’s charities

Nathaniel Bennett pulls the costume on over his head.

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3 Nov 2015....Sheffield based charity Support Dogs for the YP Christmas Campaign. Chief Executive Rita Howson. Picture scott Merrylees SM1010/02j

POUNDS FOR PUPS: Why Rita’s our Top Dog!

For Rita Howson, going to work every day is an absolute dream.

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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.

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Sarah and Elsie hard at work

POUNDS FOR PUPS: Shopping and cleaning are all in a day’s work for Elsie

Busy day for black Labrador as she trains to become a support dog.

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Peanut, Chester and Iggy at Support Dog.

POUNDS FOR PUPS: ‘Animals like these really do change people’s lives’

Trio of canine cadets are three good reasons for boosting our £5,000 appeal.

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Support Dogs - disability dog fetches the mail

POUNDS FOR PUPS: The Star’s new campaign for Support Dogs

National charity with modest beginnings in Sheffield is dedicated to increasing independence and quality of life for people with challenging conditions.

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Easter activities

Easter Fun - Egg hunts, crafts and cuddly animals

South Yorkshire has got all kinds of Easter fun on the way this Easter holidays, to keep your little ones - big and small - occupied!

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Peyton weighed the same as a loaf of bread when she was born at just 24 weeks (Photo: SWNS)

Miracle Sheffield baby born 16 weeks early weighing the same as a loaf of bread now thriving

A miracle baby is now a thriving picture of health after being born a staggering 16 weeks early - weighing the same as a loaf of bread.

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British Black Icons, the huge canvas painted by Temper for an event for Sheffield's NonStop Foundation in 2005, which owner Dee Warburton plans to cut into 12 sections

Artist plans to sell some original works in bid to raise £50,000 to stage unique show

Dee Warburton eyes the 12ft by 6ft canvas on the wall.

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Louise in session with a young girl

How ex-teacher is helping children to battle exam stress

42-year-old draws on experience at sharp end of education to open her own business

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Doncaster Sheffield Airport. Picture: Chris Etchells

#FlyDSA: Get to Dublin from Doncaster Sheffield Airport in an hour - for St Paddy’s Day!

At Doncaster Sheffield Airport - the world’s your oyster!

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Harry Mayes

Apprenticeships are shaping workers for our industrial future

Heidi Butterfield has always known she wanted to be an engineer. Inspired by her dad - who has had a successful engineering career - Heidi left school fully intending to follow in his footsteps.

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Doncaster Sheffield Airport passengers

#FlyDSA: A sea of giddy faces at Doncaster Sheffield Airport

It’s a sea of giddy faces as our photographer Marisa Cashill takes the picture.

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