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Antiques Column: Marbles – colourful collectors’ items

Marbles, for generations, have been a popular collectors’ item.

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Bear Grylls who supports Alpha

Follow in footsteps of Bear Grylls at Epworth Baptist Church

A chance to meet like-minded Christians and for those just curious about faith is being offered by the Baptist Church in Epworth.

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Bentley GP Dr David Crichton

Column: Future of NHS depends on collaboration –

Unless you work with the NHS, your contract with the service is probably with front line workers like doctors and nurses.

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Joey Hickman in rehearsal

Sign language reinterprets the great Bard at Cast in Doncaster

An piece of innovative theatre with a take on a famous Shakespeare production will take place on March 2 at Cast Theatre in Doncaster.

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Miranda Sykes and Rex Preston at Roots Music Club

Ten things to do in Doncaster

There’s lots going on in our region – here are 10 things you can do to have a great time in the coming weeks.

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Glyn Butcher who benifited from Doncaster Culture and Leisure Tust help

DCLT giving confidence to those feeling low

A carer who was overweight and suffered a multitude of physical problems no longer feels written off by society thanks to Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust.

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NOSTALGIA: The changing face of Wincobank Hall

NOSTALGIA: The changing face of Wincobank Hall

When archaeologists excavated the site of Wincobank Hall in 2004, prior to the building of the Amaranthus development they recovered numerous diamond shaped fragments of glass from the leaded windows, now on display in Weston Park Museum.

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South Yorkshire charity which provides lifeline for sexual and domestic abuse survivors wins Lottery backing

A Rotherham charity which provides a lifeline for hundreds of survivors of sexual and domestic abuse has won financial backing from the Big Lottery Fund.

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2016 charity cycle ride for Firefly and cancer Research UK

Doncaster businesses asked to pledge help for fundraising cycle rides

Tour de Yorkshire Festival 2017 plans are in top gear and organisers are urging Doncaster businesses to get on board with fundraising support.

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Creative director of McDonald Waterfall hair stylists, Stuart Waterfall, directs student Hannah Wilson, during a hair styling masterclass

Stylish students from North Lindsey College get class in styling from cutting edge experts

Cutting edge students were keen to get ahead of the crowd during a master class in hair styling at North Lindsey College.

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Telephone line disruption at Scunthorpe Hospital

Changes to Scunthorpe Hospital telephone numbers could cause disruption warning

Patients wanting to make calls to Scunthorpe Hospital are being warned of potential disruption to phone lines, which will change on March 1.

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Holly Ridgeway-Bowyer, 18, has been shortlisted for her outstanding work as an Apprentice Clinical Photographer

Young Doncaster Hospital Trust clinical photographer shortlisted for outstanding work

A talented apprentice photographer at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals is focussing on success after nomination for a top award.

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Painted Dog at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Visit rare Painted Dogs at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

An adorable litter of endangered Painted Dogs will be thrilling visitors at Yorkshire Wildlife Park this February half term.

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Shed Seven

Britpop favourites Shed Seven and Cast team up for Sheffield concert date

Britpop favourites Shed Seven and Cast will join forces for a concert in Sheffield this winter.

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Pit winding wheel alongside Denabys Dearne Valley Leisure Centre

Column: Key to good health is community activity

Living in a safe environment and having opportunities to be involved in local community life can be a big factor in being able to enjoy good health.

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In the Saddle: Kacey’s ‘back’ in the saddle

In the Saddle: Kacey’s ‘back’ in the saddle

After a shoulder injury I'm now riding my horse, April, again after some time out. Luckily for me though it wasn't serious unlike a friend of mine, Kacey Chapman, who broke her back whilst out competing in cross country.

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Column: Yes sir, I can boogie, but don’t judge me!

Column: Yes sir, I can boogie, but don’t judge me!

Tripping the light fantastic says more about you and your potential partner than you think, according to experts.

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Charmain Gaud still has vivid memories of the Balby train disaster

Memories of Doncaster rail crash horror

A woman has told of her vivid memories of the horrific Balby Bridge rail disaster at Doncaster.

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Family History Society of Doncaster meeting

Doncaster & District Family History Society is holding its monthly meeting at the College for the Deaf. Leger Way, Intake. DN2 6AY. On Wednesday, February 22, at 7pm for 7.30pm start. It is the AGM. Followed by a talk entitled ‘Railway Posters of the Yorkshire Coast’ Given by Rachel Holland - Hargreaves. This talk will explore the way in which the railway promoted destinations on the Yorkshire coast, including Whitby, Scarborough, Bridlington & others. Examples explored will cover the late 19th century and early 1900’s concentrating on the 1920’s & 30’s. The bold bright images which attracted day trip & holiday passengers were part of the railway’s publicity image.

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COLUMNIST: Give it some wellies this half term in Sheffield

February can be a horrible month. The weather is mostly manky, spring can feel a long way off, and no matter where you go you’re either wearing to many layers or not enough.

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