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My View: No one should have to face cancer alone

It’s good to talk, but for many people with cancer it’s not as easy as it seems, as Macmillan Cancer Support has found.

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Column: Feeding your pet to best thrive

Column: Feeding your pet to best thrive

How do you chose your commercial dog food and treats? It may be for its name, appearance, packaging, recommendation, marketing, price or convenience.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Ed Miliband  arrived in Doncaster this afternoon on the EU referendum campaign trail. Picture: Stephanie Bateman

Straight Talking: We need to implement Brexit immediately

Six months have passed since Independence Day when the British people voted to leave the European Union. In the process they passed a vote of no confidence in a political elite clearly out of touch with the views and aspirations of electors.

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RETRO: Taking a step back to look at the history of the city’s works

RETRO: Taking a step back to look at the history of the city’s works

Taking a step back in time, this week we take a look at Sheffield buildings of years gone by.

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Column: Beware of the many pitfalls of Facebook

Column: Beware of the many pitfalls of Facebook

It seems everyone’s a critic these days. You just have to log onto Twitter or Facebook to see folk spouting their opinions all over the place, many of them unfounded and unsubstantiated. But if you read it on Facebook then it must be true, isn’t it? I write a weekly column for a series of newspapers, but unlike most folk, I’ve received training in what I can and can’t legally say. Also, every word I write is checked over before it appears in print, but the internet gives free rein to all sort of numpties who think they can say whatever they like and it will go unchecked. Let me tell you, it doesn’t. I'm all for free speech (after all, I’ve been a journalist for 28 years) but some things are strictly out of bounds. Everyone has the power to speak freely, but with that everyone needs to write and post responsibly. So, in order not to land yourself in hot water and whole heap legal trouble, here’s my handy cut out and keep guide:

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In the Saddle: Feeling dotty over my spotty..............

My birthday is on Christmas Eve and I've always insisted that I have separate birthday and Christmas presents, taking offence with people who send me a Christmas card with 'P.S Happy birthday' written on it...until now that is.

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Antiques Column with Michael Dowse: How ceramic works branched out

Antiques Column with Michael Dowse: How ceramic works branched out

The Carlton Works was established in 1890 by James Frederick Wiltshaw and James Alcock Robinson.

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Retro: Wheel deal for studios which began life as works

Retro: Wheel deal for studios which began life as works

Today’s bit of Sheffield 
history that falls under my magnifying glass is what is now the Yellow Arch 
Studios on Burton Road.

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The big freeze of 1947 - snow at Edale

Retro: Looking back on the coldest winter in three centuries

It was one of the most brutal and harshest winters in living memory – and this week in Retro we’re looking back 70 years to the infamous winter of 1947.

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My View: Doncastrians provide hearty meal for residents

My View: Doncastrians provide hearty meal for residents

Community spirit in a neighbourhood is a key element of a caring society and I’ve recently seen a great example of Doncastrians looking after their fellow residents by preparing them a hearty meal every month.

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Haxey Hood in 1986. Pictured l-r are Lord of the Hood Stan Boor, chief boggin Arthur Clarke, and Gary Stevens.  Picture: Liz Mockler E1712LM

Retro: The good old days of the Haxey Hood

It is one of Britain’s oldest and most fascinating traditions – and by the time you ready this, the annual rough and tumble of the centuries old Haxey Hood will have come to its muddy, bruising and beer-fuelled conclusion for another year.

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COLUMN: The social benefits of a January digital detox

COLUMN: The social benefits of a January digital detox

I’ve gone cold turkey.

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The development could turn a prime parcel of council-owned land at Lakeside near the Dome into an eight-unit leisure complex, after plans were approved by Doncaster Council's cabinet yesterday.

'Herten Triangle' at Doncaster Lakeside finally set to be transformed into £6m leisure complex

Derelict land at Doncaster Lakeside that has laid empty since the 1980s finally looks set to be developed under a major scheme that could create 200 new jobs.

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Milburn at Sheffield City Hall.

Sheffield favourites Milburn in full control of return

The year 2016 has been a bit of an “annus horribilis” for the music industry with the loss of a number of greats, including Prince, David Bowie and George Michael.

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Sheffield band The SSS are playing the 2017 Mosborough Music Festival.

Arctic Monkeys tribute at Sheffield music festival

It may still be 2016, but tickets are already on sale for the 2017 Mosborough Music Festival.

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The Blue Aeroplanes.

Blue Aeroplanes to land in Sheffield

The finest guitar band ever to come out of Bristol may not be much of an accolade, but art-rock institution The Blue Aeroplanes have had a big influence on modern music.

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Rovers fans look on as the last game at Belle Vue gets underway

Retro: Final farewell as Belle Vue says goodbye

Nearly 10 years ago this week, a ball was kicked at Doncaster Rovers’ Belle Vue ground for the very last time.

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Call Centre worker

Column: How to keep everyone happy in workplace

It is becoming less practical for any organisation to measure productivity simply with numbers or to hold everyone on one team to the same standard.

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once St. Jude's Church School

Retro: Slums where raw sewage ran through the streets

Today’s subject is now rarely seen by the general public – only ladies of the night and their customers may know of it.

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Christmas dinner

City Buzz: Keep your festive meal manageable

Our top tips to beat festive pressure

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