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Mansun’s Legacy lives on with debut solo album and Sheffield show from frontman

Former Mansun frontman Paul Draper is promising something very special when he brings his solo show to Sheffield.

Music
Ophelia is singer-songwriters Sam Taylor and Rebecca Van Cleave.

Exciting times for Sheffield duo – and couple – Ophelia

Exciting times are head for Transatlantic Sheffield duo Ophelia.

Music
Catholic Action.

Catholic art punks in Action in Sheffield

Glaswegian art punks Catholic Action are heading out on tour following the release of their acclaimed debut album In Memory Of – and heading for Sheffield.

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Sheffield hitmakers Babybird.

Gorgeous Sheffield return for recovering Babybird

It is now six months since Stephen Jones had a heart attack.

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Doncaster school raises £2,000 for heart surgery fund in support of pupil

Hill House School children, including many from the Isle, have raised a whopping £2,000 for The Children’s Heart Surgery Fund in support of Year 2 pupil, Toby Johns.

Education
Twin brothers John Kenning (right) and Andrew

Pilot remembers his golden years

A commute by car into work each day sends an airline pilot’s heart soaring as familiar landmarks he passes at Doncaster Sheffield Airport are imbued with memories of when he was an air cadet there at the former Finningley Airfield.

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Invite to meet reporters in comfort of Cast cafe drop-in

Invite to meet reporters in comfort of Cast cafe drop-in

Reporting staff at the Doncaster Free Press are inviting the public for a friendly face to face meeting to take their stories and their feedback comments.

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GALLERY: Fat lads get naked for charity

A group of overweight men from South Yorkshire bared all in the name of charity.

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Column: Spring is in the air . . . so put it in your step!

Column: Spring is in the air . . . so put it in your step!

I started writing this whilst out on my walk with the dog this morning. The sun was shining in a clear blue sky. It was still and peaceful and I started to notice that nature was working really hard, all around me.

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Date:12th September 2013.'The Ladbrokes St Leger Festival at Doncaster Racecourse, DFS Ladies Day. Pictured Crowds attending the meeting.

Doncaster Voices: How important is town’s racecourse to economy?

Welcome to your Doncaster Voices forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words, name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk and your views may appear next week when the subject is “How can we improve Doncaster area’s cultural entertainment?”

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Rosie

Double win for Sheffield students awarded internships with renowned fashion designer

Two fashion design students have secured internships with Vivienne Westwood following collaboration between the globally renowned fashion designer and Sheffield Hallam University.

Education
Greno Wood nine-mile circular walk

Winter Wonderland Greno Wood circular walk

It was a winter wonderland wander in the latest ramble by Doncaster Ramblers group.

Lifestyle
Children in Need mascot Pudsey

BBC Children in Need awards £9,830 to Sheffield project

BBC Children in Need has awarded £9,830 in new funding, as part of Curiosity – a brand new partnership with Wellcome that is providing opportunities for children and young people experiencing disadvantage, to take part in science activities that are meaningful and fun.

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Scales of Justice

Column: ‘Minorities do not get fair deal in justice’

The last two defendants in the Rotherham 12 case walked free on February 13 from Sheffield Crown Court.

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In the Saddle: A reason to smile

In the Saddle: A reason to smile

It's been time for the dentist this weekend at our house. Not for us but for the horses and no we don't take them to the dentist - the dentist comes to them.

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Latest league tables out today.

Column: We’ve all got a role to play in improving social mobility

I watched Generation Gifted BBC2’s recent exploration of social mobility which asked the question ‘can disadvantaged children succeed in the same way as their more affluent peers?’ with interest.

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Flash

Could you give cuddle monster Flash a new home?

A Sheffield animal charity is on the lookout for a dog lover who could give Flash a bright and happy future.

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Doncaster Ramblers scurry around Ulley

Wellbeck wander and scurry around Ulley

A number of guests and a greater than usual contingent of ladies swelled the ranks to more than 40 for this walk by the Doncaster Ramblers.

Lifestyle
John Godber classic Up 'N' Under at cast Theatre in Doncaster

John Godber classic Up ‘N’ Under at Cast Theatre in Doncaster

John Godber’s classic comedy production about rugby in the north, Up ‘N’ Under, comes to Cast Theatre in Doncaster, March 1 to 3.

Lifestyle
2018 Cafe of the Year – final vote

2018 Cafe of the Year – final vote

Now is your chance to vote for your favourite cafe in the Doncaster Free Press Cafe of the Year competition.

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