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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.

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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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Sheridan Smith

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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