Pictures: Sheaf Square and the Midlands Railway Station

Take a step back in time with a look at our picture gallery of Sheaf Square and the Midlands Railway Station.

Tony Christie performing at Dronfields Party in the Park

RETRO: Doncaster crooner tops the charts

Way back in the seventies, Conisbrough crooner Tony Christie had a string of hits, not least of which was the catchy is This the Way to Amarillo?


In Pictures: Working life in Sheffield in the 1960s

All the images are from Sheffield Libraries online image library Picture Sheffield A unique collection of over 80,000 images of the city.

The cover of new book Balloonomania Belles, which includes the story of a woman parachutist who died in an accident at Sheffield Wednesday's ground in 1902

parachute tragedy

A new book delves into the story of Edwardian aeronaut Edith Brookes, who died in a horrific parachute accident at Sheffield Wednesday Football Ground in 1902.


Retro picture gallery: Full throttle to fun for South Yorkshire motorbike enthusiasts

South Yorkshire motorbike enthusiasts have been delving into their picture archives for their diamond anniversary celebrations.


Pictures: The Las Vegas of the north of England – Sheffield’s Fiesta Club

Cream of entertainment: The Fiesta Club in Sheffield once brought the best in showbusiness to the creme de la creme of Sheffield


Pictures: Castle Market

Castle market before the demolition.

Lizzie the elephant

How a Sheffield Circus Elephant was drafted in to help during WW1

This year will see the country celebrate the centenary of the end of WWI, and the men and women who valiantly contributed to the war effort.
RAF War Memorial at Sandtoft. Picture: Barrie Codling

Sheffield professor to head ‘Landscape of Heroes’ project

A Sheffield-led project to re-discover a lost heritage of military landscapes begins soon, with the aim of creating a lasting digital resource.

Undated handout photo issued by Sheffield City Council of the damage at Rowell Bridge Wheel, Loxley, Sheffield, following the Great Sheffield Flood in 1884. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday March 9, 2014. Events have begun to mark the 150th anniversary of the deaths of at least 240 people in what many see as a largely forgotten British disaster. Just before midnight on March 11, 1864, a wall of water smashed its way through Sheffield after a newly built dam burst as it was being filled, leaving a trail of devastation. See PA story MEMORIAL Dam. Photo credit should read: Wire''NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

Sheffield’s Great Flood remembered

What began as a tiny fissure in a dam wall led to catastrophe on a huge scale, on March 11, 1864.


Pictures: Work by Sheffield women in the 20th century

Picture Sheffield is featuring the varied work undertaken by Sheffield women in the 20th century – from the early Sheffield Simplex Motorcar Works at Tinsley in World War One to the Abbey Glen laundry in the 1980s.


Pictures - Retro: Sheffield in the 1980s

Step back in time with these pictures of Sheffield in the 80s

Another View Of Pond Street In The 1950's, Showing Evidence of the Building Work On The Banking To The Right.

RETRO: Your Sheffield memories in pictures

We always like getting your pictures and your responses to the ones you see in Retro.


Retro pictures: Sheffield lads together on pub fishing trips

Retro reader John Askham has sent in some childhood memories of the fishing club at the British Oak pub at Carbrook, Sheffield.


RETRO: Faded glory of Castle House in Sheffield

Star business editor David Walsh took these fantastic photographs when he visited Castle House to learn about future plans for the building.

NEWS.....'The Sir Nigel Gresley arrives at Doncaster International Railport for the Railfest.

Doncaster-made steam locomotive of speed is 80 years old this month

Legendary steam locomotive Mallard, built in Doncaster and famous for setting a world speed record of 126mph, is 80 years old on March 3.

John Kenning in the cockpit of nhis FlyBe plane

Pilot remembers golden days

A commute by car into work sends an airline pilot’s heart soaring as landmarks he passes at Doncaster Sheffield Airport are imbued with memories of when he was an air cadet there at the former Finningley Airfield.


Pictures: In the headlines - Barker’s Pool

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