BBR Auctions: Who says collecting is child’s play?

BBR Auctions: Who says collecting is child’s play?

With Alan Blakeman of BBR Auctions, Elsecar It’s that time of year again. No more ironing uniforms, no making up packed lunches, no dreaded school run. Just six summer weeks of pure family bliss. A time for BBQs, family days out, and long walks in the country, there are plenty...

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Worsbrough Mill: Where flowers meets flour

Worsbrough Mill: Where flowers meets flour

Few can resist the smell of freshly baked bread as it wafts through the air. At Worsbrough Mill and Country Park in Barnsley, all the family can learn about how those tiny grains of wheat became that deliciously moreish loaf and see South Yorkshire’s only working water powered corn mill....

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Rotherham as we once knew it

Rotherham as we once knew it

For one night only, hop on board the history bus and head on down through memory lane to revisit Rotherham through the 1940s to 1960s. Hosted by Clifton Park Museum, grab your petticoats and Teddy boy jackets to relive the days gone by at their Very Vintage Evening on Thursday...

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You and Your Health: Travel

You and Your Health: Travel

With Andrew Watson of Goodmeasure Pharmacy, Rotherham The family holiday season is upon us but before we arrive at our desired destination for a well-earned break we may have to undergo the stress of air travel. To make travelling more plane sailing this summer, follow our useful hints and tips...

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Raising a glass to Fitzwilliam Wine Club

Raising a glass to Fitzwilliam Wine Club

Wine is sunlight held together by water – Galileo, the father of modern science once quirked. A part of life and culture since time began, wine has evolved and matured over time, with an endless array of varieties now at our disposal. While we savour what’s in the glass, many...

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A real teacher’s pet at Heather Garth Academy

A real teacher’s pet at Heather Garth Academy

At Heather Garth Primary Academy in Bolton-upon-Dearne, the children sit at their desks as quietly as hush puppies as a new member of staff roams the halls in search of Stars of the Week. With tight black curls, a gleam in her eye, but four legs instead of two, this...

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Elsecar’s Heritage Revival

Elsecar’s Heritage Revival

Neighbouring villages connected by an Earldom and its industrial empire, Wentworth and Elsecar have long been allies with a remarkable shared heritage. After identifying the huge potential to expand on the link between the two villages, Rotherham and Barnsley Councils have recently joined forces in a bid to provide a...

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Securing the future of Wentworth Woodhouse

Securing the future of Wentworth Woodhouse

A tale of two houses, the majestically statuesque Wentworth Woodhouse has enthralled the general public for centuries gone by, with many in awe of its prominence both in history and society. The diamond in South Yorkshire’s crown, after generations as a privately owned stately home, the house has become the...

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Run a Mile a Day with Ray Matthews

Run a Mile a Day with Ray Matthews

It’s a scary thought that the rise in technology, phones and social media is fuelling a growing epidemic of sedentary, sofa-bound lifestyles of the youth of today. While previous generations spent their days out fielding on the cricket pitch or running around the netball court, children today are less active,...

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