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Lord Mayor supports Sheffield student celebration of employability skills

Around 200 Sheffield College students have been congratulated for their employability course achievements at a celebration event. The group of adult learners have completed a 14-week English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) employability course run in partnership with Jobcentre Plus.

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Professor Vora receives his award from charity chairman, Simon Dyson, at the House of Commons. Picture: Paul Meyler

Sheffield professor wins national charity award for clinical work

A Professor from Sheffield has won the Clinical Supporter of the Year award at the Anthony Nolan Supporter Awards, recognising his work recruiting stem cell transplant recipients to a long-term research project.

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Great Manchester 10k - pictured (from left) Stephanie Bateman, Richard Taylor-Draper, Eden Taylor-Draper and (front) Jack Marshall.

COLUMNIST: Meet new people and get fit by running

I have been running on and off all my life.

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Canine capers at sponsored dog sled over the Humber Bridge

A breast cancer sufferer with a passion for dog breeding is urging people to get involved with a fundraising event this weekend for Ruddi’s Retreat.

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Changes to bin collections over Christmas

Bin and box collections in North Lincolnshire will change from 18 December 2017 for four weeks over the Christmas period.

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Councillors Julie Reed and John Briggs with  Kiera Booth who owns the wine bar with her husband David

Shopfront grant scheme transforms wine bar and café in Crowle

North Lincolnshire Council has awarded a £7,500 grant from its Traditional Shopfront Grant Scheme to renovate 86 High Street in Crowle.

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Residents urged to keep warm and well as freezing temperatures set in

North Lincolnshire Council is urging residents to keep warm and well this winter, and look after their health – especially those most at risk, as the cold weather and freezing temperatures set in.

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

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Bowled over by donation

Doncaster disabled group gets bowled over by festive boost

McCarthy and Stone, the housebuilder behind the William Bradford Court Retirement Living development in Bawtry, has given Motiv8 a welcome donation of £500.

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Bowden Lodge

Sheffield care home rated good by health and social care watchdog

A local care home in Sheffield, Bowden Lodge, was rated ‘good’ overall and in all care categories by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the health and social care watchdog.

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South Yorkshire hair and beauty students turning Japanese

Rotherham College has been working in partnership with Yamano Beauty College in Japan to give Hair and Beauty students the opportunity to experience the techniques and traditions of different cultures.

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Amela with Adam Hogarty and Sian Dudley from Cast, and Abby Chandler from Doncaster Racecourse

Festive jumpers frenzy in Doncaster

It’s that time of year when the most outrageous jumpers are donned to full festive effect.

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Help is at hand for homeless people this Christmas

North Lincolnshire Council along with local charities offer a variety of support to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, and we are reminding people that help is at hand this Christmas - and all year round.

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Sheffield school pupils have a real hoot

Fifty children from a Sheffield school were rewarded for their good behaviour and hard work with a visit from Dusty the African spotted eagle owl and Oslo the Harris hawk from the Falconry for Schools programme.

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Competition: Win a Twixmas family pass to festive race day

Competition: Win a Twixmas family pass to festive race day

The time between Christmas and New Year can often pose a bit of a challenge as everyone is ready for escaping the house and blowing away the Christmas cobwebs.

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Doncaster Voices: What parking plan would best work for Doncaster residents and visitors?

Doncaster Voices: What parking plan would best work for Doncaster residents and visitors?

Welcome to Doncaster Voices weekly forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words with name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk. Your views may appear here next week when subject is Does Doncaster’s night economy receive undeserved bad press?

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Thieves on motorbikes snatching items from delivery vans

Police have issued a warning to delivery drivers after a number of thefts from vans as they make their rounds across the region.

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Get your free flu jab this winter

Protect yourself and those you care for this winter with the free flu jab

If you work in a care home and care for the elderly or people who are unwell, one of the most important things you can do for them this winter is get yourself vaccinated and protect them from the harmful effects of the flu.

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Rebecca Dowson (Left) and friend, Sarah Lythe raised funds for Sheffield Hospitals Charity

Doncaster woman battling lifelong illness raises cash as thanks to hospital

A brave Doncaster woman battling a catalogue of lifelong debilitating digestive symptoms has set her discomfort aside to raise vital funds for the hospital helping her to get her life back on track.

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School councillors with their donations

Sheffield primary school help to raise 1,000 items after Christmas foodbank plea

A team of final year journalism students have rallied an entire community to help feed families in need this Christmas.

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