Rotherham Hockey Club: Coming home at 90

Rotherham Hockey Club: Coming home at 90

As we push on into autumn, Rotherham Hockey Club are celebrating two momentous occasions; not only is it their 90th anniversary this October, but the club are switching the field and shuttling back into Rotherham to start the 2017/18 season back on home ‘astro’ turf. After the closure of the...

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Aroundtown Meets: Barnsley Youth Choir

Aroundtown Meets: Barnsley Youth Choir

Through an uplifting chorus of local children and young people, the inspirational and talented singers of Barnsley Youth Choir have become an international flagship ensemble for our town, embodying the true grit and determination that has become symbolic with Barnsley. Earlier this year, the dynamic and diverse Latvian capital city...

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The Lands of the Gods

The Lands of the Gods

Sharing the legacy between God’s own county and the land of the Gods, Barnsley Museums presents three very special exhibitions this autumn as it resurrects the fascination of ancient Egypt amongst the people of Yorkshire. Thanks to guest curator and Barnsley-born Egyptologist, Joann Fletcher, the exhibitions include hand-picked artefacts, architectural...

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Rotherham and Dearne Valley Walking Festival

Rotherham and Dearne Valley Walking Festival

Following many years since avid walkers last trod the routes of Rotherham’s popular walking festival, two local rambling groups have forged an allegiance to bring it back to life. This October, Rotherham Metro and Dearne Valley Ramblers present the Rotherham and Dearne Walking Festival with free walks for everyone to...

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BBR Auctions: An industrial Royal seal of approval

BBR Auctions: An industrial Royal seal of approval

With Alan Blakeman of BBR Auctions When I was a young lad, I was out playing one day when a glimmer of glass floating around the edge of a water-logged weir caught my eye. With typical childhood curiosity, I defied all knowledge of hazards my parents warned me of and...

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Laying the foundations for a career discovering fossils

Laying the foundations for a career discovering fossils

Since the dawn of Darwin’s time, humans have been on a quest of discovery to dig beneath the surface and uncover the ancestors of our natural history. But for palaeontology student Emily Swaby, she’s hoping to unearth new finds and inspire a generation one fossil at a time. Emily, from...

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You and Your Health: Ears

You and Your Health: Ears

With Andrew Watson of Goodmeasure Pharmacy, Parkgate Our ears are complex, amazing structures. Capable of picking up sounds from our environment and transmitting them to our brains to be interpreted, ears also affect our balance. We probably take them for granted until they go wrong but ear disorders can be...

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Autumn jobs in the garden

Autumn jobs in the garden

With Sally Cunis, Garden Designer Suddenly it’s September again. The summer holidays are over, children are returning to school, students, including my youngest daughter, are heading off to University, the sapphire blue sky is full of chattering swifts and swallows preparing for their flight to warmer climes and it feels...

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