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Column: All sports produce success and despair

The spring is the time of year when we start to have some fantastic sporting events at elite level. We have already seen the Winter Olympics, the University Boat Race in it’s 164th year which saw Cambridge University manage a clean sweep in all of the four races.

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Oscars, St Sepulchre Gate

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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Ten Things To Do Today - Thursday, April 26, 2018

Ten Things To Do Today - Thursday, April 26, 2018

1. Jam Night, with Chris Firminger & The TwoJays, The White Lion, London Road, Heeley, 9pm, free entry.

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Tom Stuart-Smith's masterplan

New £30m garden for the North with big ambitions

Just over an hour away from Sheffield, the biggest gardening project in Europe is getting under way.

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Women's contribution to society in Sheffield was highlighted at the Town Hall.

'Women hold this city together': Sheffield rolls out honours in centenary year

Women's contribution to society, says Anne Murphy, too frequently goes under the radar.
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Kathryn Pearson - The Sensitive Subject

FAMILY BUZZ: Parenting a sensitive child

Kathryn Pearson was a sensitive child.

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Jack Hunter-Spivey, a table tennis player who has represented Great Britain at the Paralympics. Picture: Andrew Roe

Star Interview: ‘I hate the feeling of losing’: Sheffield Paralympian Jack Hunter-Spivey on the ‘buzz’ of table tennis, dating apps and the need for openness about mental health in sport

There’s an affecting reason for the tattoo that covers much of Jack Hunter-Spivey’s right forearm. A sunglasses-wearing skull sits beneath the words ‘ridicule is nothing to be scared of’ – lyrics taken from the chorus of the Adam and the Ants hit Prince Charming.

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'It's a harsh, brutal world that had faded glamour': Maxine Peake revives the world of 1970s stand-up in Sheffield writer's new film

Maxine Peake is a proud Lancastrian but Funny Cow, the title role of her new movie, a stand-up comic from the Seventies, tells her audience she’s from Rotherham.
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6 March 2018..... Feature pics of Barry Everard whose record shop Record Collector in Sheffield celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Picture Scott Merrylees

‘It’s not for nothing that we’ve been here 40 years’: The Sheffield record shop thriving four decades on

Forty years ago, when Barry Everard opened Record Collector on Fulwood Road in Broomhill, there was no need for independent music retailers to have their own special day – customers bought new releases from real-life shops as a matter of course.

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Antiques Column: Crested ware will make ideal present

Antiques Column: Crested ware will make ideal present

I have lost count of the number of times we have been on holiday and spent a large percentage of the stay searching for gifts to bring home to family members.

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Steve Shergold with the couple's daughter Esmee

Mum and wife speaks out about the devastation of bowel cancer

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month; as the month draws to a close, Team Verrico’s Head of Social Media, Gina Shergold, shared her personal experience of the disease.

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Steve Howell was Labours deputy director of strategy and communications throughout the snap election campaign. Picture: Huw John

Star Interview: Sheffield council officer turned PR guru at the heart of a great political upset

Last summer the idea of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn sweeping into 10 Downing Street as Prime Minister briefly became a genuine prospect.
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Darren Greaves with Rovers' midfielder Matty Blair

Column: Lifestyle changes can prevent diabetes

Today is the start of Diabetes Prevention Week, a national campaign to identify those people who might be on the borderline and develop diabetes in the future.

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Trips with a Tot - run by Sheffield mum Naomi Cooper

CITY BUZZ: ‘Trips with a Tot’ celebrates the city

Do you know of somewhere kid-friendly in Sheffield that deserves some celebration?

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Tia Dog Rescue nr Doncaster' Deb Rothery, with a former greyhound'oct 2016

Five minutes with Debra Rothery: “I do need this to be a success”

Animal lover Debra Rothery was in her early twenties when she became aware of the plight of hundreds of greyhounds that, once past their racing best, were abandoned or destroyed.

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M Jonathan Lee

FEATURE: Jonathan’s ongoing battle against mental health stigma

As his phone rang out, its noise deafening in the still, dark house, M Jonathan Lee blinked away sleep and squinted at the clock on his bedside table.

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City society strives to keep golden gift of ‘twinning’ alive

What many don’t know about Sheffield is that 30 years ago, hidden behind the depths of the Contra War, the city gained a golden gift.

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Opinion: No plan for post EU would be a ‘disaster’ for Sheffield

With less than 12 months to go until Brexit day, working people in Sheffield have reason to be worried.

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Column: New faces doing well at helping others

Column: New faces doing well at helping others

Doncaster as a place is on the up, so it’s always pleasing to hear about local people who are doing well in their chosen fields.

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