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Favourite Things: So many little treasures across retail and leisure

Danny Jaques is a 38 year old radio dispatcher who also works as a retail volunteer at city homeless charity Emmaus Sheffield, the working community with quality, self-contained accommodation, training facilities and a workspace for previously homeless men and women aged 18 years and over.

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Lynne Holland, of Askern, pictured with her daughter Vicky Cooper and grandaughters Darcy Cooper, three, Kelsey Hughes, 15. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Askern Music MC 5

Music festival in Askern is a big hit

Hundreds of music fans made the second Askern Music Festival a huge success.

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Antiques Column: Widespread fashion for serving wine

Antiques Column: Widespread fashion for serving wine

I must admit, I do rather enjoy a glass of wine. In fact, I will go further, I absolutely love a glass of wine. In fact, I will go further still, on a lovely summer’s evening, on a deck chair in the garden nothing is better (almost nothing) than a glass of perfectly chilled Sauvignon b lanc.

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RETRO: Ivory was key material of cutlery trade

RETRO: Ivory was key material of cutlery trade

Today’s subject broaches a subject that is now considered a horrible evil trade but in the 1800s it was just another tool used in the cutlery trade and used in household items, I’m talking about ivory, read on.

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BBC project comes to the Isle to capture unique oral history

BBC project comes to the Isle to capture unique oral history

Capturing North Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire in conversation will be the BBC’s Listening Project which is coming to the Isle later this year.

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Julia Smith who won a City & Guilds Gold Medal of Excellence winner

Skilled cake maker from Doncaster strikes gold

Alchemy in sugarcraft has won a talented Doncaster cake maker a prestigious award at a glitzy ceremony in London.

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The Independent Care Group has said the crisis in social care must not be abandoned or forgotten when the new government is formed.

Column: Let’s work together to give better care

Care homes were in the news last week after publication of a hard-hitting report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – the Government’s health and social care watchdog – which reviewed the state of adult care services over the past three years.

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Lindsey Lodge Hospice

Lindsey Lodge Hospice celebrates 25 year milestone

A quarter of a century serving the people of North Lincolnshire will be celebrated on Tuesday by Lindsey Lodge Hospice.

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Devon-Piatt Panton, who has been offered places at two reputable London dance centres to pursue his dreams

Top North Lindsey College dance student is flying high on success

A talented dance student from North Lindsey College has been offered places at a top London dance school.

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In the Saddle: Derbyshire County Show fun

In the Saddle: Derbyshire County Show fun

Well, as you can imagine it has been another crazy fortnight at our house with the preparations underway for my first county show with my spotty yearling, Sully.

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Dmitry Fedotov (foreground) during the charity match

A fantastic send-off in Doncaster for a valued friend

A football marathon in memory of Andrew Sneddon, a Barnburgh man who tragically died at the age of 31 in a railway incident in February, was a huge success.

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Chris Page column

Grand Central: When you lose on swings - and roundabouts

I’ve not been entirely honest with you. I’ve more grand kids. Further three, last time I checked. If you count my partner’s grandchildren. And I do.

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Column: Bullying - a tale of two very different boys

Column: Bullying - a tale of two very different boys

This is the tale of two boys. Both suffered the same problem, but each had very different outcomes. First, there's nine-year-old Ollie Hope-Smith, who became a social media sensation when his dad put out a desperate plea on Twitter.

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Hand holding fresh bunch of grapes in the vineyard

COLUMNIST: The wine industry’s new buzz word is ‘craft’

There is a word that you just cannot get away from at the moment, craft..

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Doggy Tails: I wish I’d looked after teeth

Doggy Tails: I wish I’d looked after teeth

I decided being a dog trainer was a bit like being a dentist (without the pain). The dentist advises how to care for your teeth from the start. They teach you to clean, floss and what to avoid to keep your teeth in good order.

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Column: Fear despite New York’s towering freedom

Column: Fear despite New York’s towering freedom

I’m writing this column from New York City. However, by the time you read it, I’ll be back home (sadly!)

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South Yorkshire project nominated for major award

South Yorkshire project nominated for major award

Rotherham project, Back into Sport, is appealing for votes after reaching the finals of the prestigious National Lottery Awards.

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In the Saddle: Practice makes perfect....

In the Saddle: Practice makes perfect....

Well, as many of you know I've had the pleasure of owning my spotty Appaloosa 'Haverlands Sully Fire' from around six months old and he's been out doing his first showing class from eleven and a half months old.

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Krispy Kremes in Sheffield and Doncaster

Premium doughnut store opening in Frenchgate in Doncaster

Get ready to ‘dough-nuts’ Doncaster, as premium doughnut seller krispy Kreme is opening in Frenchgate.

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Green Day are live at Sheffield Arena next week.

American idiots Green Day set for Sheffield show

Tickets are still available to catch skate-rockers Green Day in Sheffield.

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