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PREVIEW: Ancient Egypt comes to Barnsley with study workshops

Ancient Egypt fans in Yorkshire are to get the chance of a lifetime to spend up to three days studing the fascinating subject with the region's own TV experts Prof Joann Fletcher & Dr Stephen Buckley.

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HERITAGE: Discover life in Georgian Doncaster at the Mansion House

HERITAGE: Discover life in Georgian Doncaster at the Mansion House

Doncaster’s Grade 1 listed Mansion House was built between 1745-9 and is one of only three remaining Mansion Houses in the country.

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Help needed to find out who killed John Coe

Can you help discover who killed John Coe?

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Telegraph Book Club: Reading Matter

Telegraph Book Club: Reading Matter

What were you doing twenty years ago? An unknown author called JK Rowling was seeing her first book published, a long shot taken on by Bloomsbury about an orphan boy who discovers he is a wizard, then goes off to a very special school. 
To celebrate, for nine weeks Sheffield libraries will become a veritable Gringotts vault of wizarding treasures, as the ‘Harry Potter: A History Of Magic’ exhibition and events programme comes to the city. See more below.

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The LEGO Ninjago Movie in UK cinemas now. Copyright 2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved Copyright  2017 The LEGO Group

WIN: The LEGO Ninjago Movie film merchandise goody pack

To celebrate the release of The LEGO Ninjago Movie, now in UK cinemas, Warner Bros Pictures have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win a film merchandise goody pack.

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Staff outside the gatehouse of Cusworth Hall at the time of Lady Isabella

HERITAGE: The life of Cusworth Hall’s Lady Isabella Battie-Wrightson

Sunday, October 29, marks the centenary of the death of Lady Isabella Georgiana Katherine Battie-Wrightson, one of the most prominent and significant people ever to live at Cusworth Hall.

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Isle star Sheridan Smith to appear in her own TV special

Sheridan Smith will star in a lavish TV special for ITV, airing later this year.

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Exciting television opportunity for passionate Sheffield residents

Exciting television opportunity for passionate Sheffield residents

An exciting new television opportunity is on the cards for residents in Sheffield.

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Murder, madness, romance – and a few Star journalists

A book launch at Sheffield’s Off the Shelf Festival Fringe in October features two murders, a mad aunt, an orphan who buys a granny, a fantasy world where being fat is fabulous...and four authors who were once Sheffield Star journalists.

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Helicopter ER is back following life-saving work of Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The dramatic rescue of a cyclist after an horrific high-speed crash features in the new series of the award-winning reality TV programme, Helicopter ER.

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Antiques Column: The best of the Victorians on show

Antiques Column: The best of the Victorians on show

Last week, in connection with a pot cupboard, The Great Exhibition came into a conversation I was having with a client.

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Misterton library recruits volunteers to keep service open

Misterton library recruits volunteers to keep service open

The new Community Partnership Library in Misterton is looking for more volunteers to keep the service open and increase opening hours.

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Full steam ahead for restoration of locomotives

North Lincolnshire Council has given the green light for Crowle Peatland Railway Society to start work on building a workshop on Crowle Moors for restoring locomotives.

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Doncaster author releases new book with gripping suspense

Doncaster author releases new book with gripping suspense

The paperback edition of Yorkshire author, Lynda Stacey’s highly acclaimed debut, House of Secrets is out now.

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£3,000 awarded to project to display moor bog woman’s Roman sandal

£3,000 awarded to project to display moor bog woman’s Roman sandal

North Lincolnshire Council has awarded £3,000 from its Community Grant Fund to St Marks Amcotts Community Project, in the Isle of Axholme.

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Dunkirk, cert 12A, in UK cinemas from Friday, July 21, 2017.  2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment. All rights reserved.

WIN: Dunkirk IMAX family tickets and goody bags - see One Direction star Harry Styles big screen debut

To celebrate the release of Dunkirk - in UK cinemas July 21 - Warner Bros. Pictures have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win an IMAX family ticket and official merchandise good bags.
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Book an amazing holiday in your own home in Sheffield

Book an amazing holiday in your own home in Sheffield

Travelling the world is a stressful business. What with vaccinations, packing and airport queues to worry about, you could be forgiven for thinking it’s all too much trouble.

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PICTURE: Cute little kestrel chicks are laid at Conisbrough Castle

Feathered friends have taken up a pretty impressive residence in South Yorkshire recently.

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