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Mayflower Pilgrims book launch at Doncaster Mansion House

Celebrated Mayflower historian Sue Allan takes residents on a voyage of discovery at the launch of her new book on Friday 27th April as part of the national countdown to the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower in 2020.

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Harry Kirby

HERITAGE: In search of grandad – a soldier from Great War

It all started when my wife Diane and I sat watching Who Do You Think you are featuring Chris Moyles.

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Rob Waltham, MP Andrew Percy, Couns Julie Reed and John Briggs and Sandra Simmons with pupils

Five years on – the success of Imagination Library

A celebration event has been held at Althorpe and Keadby Primary School to mark the success of the council’s book-gifting scheme, the Imagination Library.

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Celebrity hairdresser Andrew Barton passes on his skills to pupils at Chaucer School as part of their Building Skills programme, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 20th February 2018. Photo by Glenn Ashley.

BEEHIVES, BOBS AND BLOWDRIES: Celebrity hairdresser hosts event about his life and work in Sheffield

Celebrity hairdresser Andrew Barton hosted an afternoon about his life and work at Chaucer School, Sheffield to coincide with the launch of a unique exhibition.

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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

In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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Follow the Doncaster Dove trail as businesses and communities commemorate WW1

A flight of Doves, created by artists, community groups and businesses from across Doncaster as part of the WW1 centenary celebrations, have spread their wings to create the Doncaster Dove trail launched today (January 31 2018).

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Author David Seymour

Doncaster author launches new regional history book

Some 200 men and women from Misterton and West Stockwith enlisted in the ‘war to end wars’.

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Get creative and learn new skills at new Isle workshops

Dust off those dancing shoes and get creative with a series of workshops in the Isle this month.

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RETRO: Can you identify these Sheffield streets from days gone by?

RETRO: Can you identify these Sheffield streets from days gone by?

Can you identify these Sheffield streets?

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Doncaster dancers could perform on the World’s most famous stage

Doncaster dancers could perform on the World’s most famous stage

Students from a Doncaster dance school will soon be gracing the stage previously occupied by Wagner, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles and Beyonce.

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A WHOPPER: The Big Big Camera will be at The National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield.

How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners

It was while rooting around a storage room that Ian Beesley stumbled across the inspiration for his latest project – a giant camera, 8ft long and 5ft high, one that takes four people to move and which was built to use film that isn’t made anymore.

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Sarah celebrates record year with Aussie singer Peter Andre

A Slimming World manager from Doncaster was congratulated on helping slimmers to lose weight and change their lives by singer and TV presenter Peter Andre.

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Oyez, oyez! Village town crier retires after 25 years

Oyez, oyez, oyez! Janet Metcalfe has retired after 25 years as Owston Ferry’s town crier.

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Pupils pictured working with Rebecca Sheldon from Derbyshire Records Office

Sheffield schoolchildren take a journey back 100 years

Taking a journey back in time have been a class of Sheffield youngsters.

Education
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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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.

Education
Leesa Sharpe, Craig Phillips and Sheridan Smith at Pride of the Isle Awards 2017

REVEALED: The 2018 finalists in the Pride of the Isle Awards

Finalists for the fifth Lex’s Legacy, Pride of the Isle Awards, have been revealed, ahead of the big celebration evening in February.

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City Centre Christmas Tree in City Square

XMAS CITY GUIDE: 21 things you must go see in Leeds this Christmas

Leeds city centre has been turned into a Winter Moments wonderland with 21 dazzling installations that have got to be seen this Christmas - thanks to LeedsBID and Welcome to Leeds.

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