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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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Library has temporary base during £1m transformation

The £1m transformation of North Lincolnshire Central Library in Scunthorpe is progressing well and the library will temporarily relocate to The Base from Friday, December 1, until work has finished.

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Folk singer-songwriter Kate Rusby announced as patron of museums and heritage trust

Folk singer-songwriter Kate Rusby has become a patron of Barnsley Museums & Heritage Trust.

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VIDEO: Museum seeks stories for LGBT+ exhibition

Chesterfield Museum is hosting an event for members of the borough’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities to come forward with their stories and pictures ahead of a new exhibition.

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Barnsley's own 'Queen of Egypt' TV star Prof Joann Fletcher

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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