Aroundtown Meets Debbie Wingham

Aroundtown Meets Debbie Wingham

From coal dust to diamonds Despite its flawless façade, a diamond starts life as a piece of coal that transforms under time and pressure into the glittering end result.   And just like the jewel that propelled her lustrous fashion career, Mexborough-born Debbie Wingham used the stress, adversity and knockbacks she...

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Flavours Food Festival returns to Elsecar

Flavours Food Festival returns to Elsecar

This October, take your tastebuds on a gastronomic adventure to Elsecar as the annual Flavours Food Festival returns for a third year.  And this year promises to be bigger, better and tastier than ever with a fusion of food, festival-style music and family fun for all.  On Saturday 20th and...

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Barnsley’s diamond girl joins the Supermodel England race

Barnsley’s diamond girl joins the Supermodel England race

Barnsley’s diamond girl gears up to dazzle the competition She’s used to expertly studying the four Cs of colour, clarity, carat and cut in her role as a qualified diamond grader at Barnsley’s S&A Jewellers.   But this November, Amber Rose Roberts will be the gem up for critique; sizing up...

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Remembering Uncle Frank Glasby

Remembering Uncle Frank Glasby

A poignant and momentous anniversary, commemorations of 100 years since the Great War ended will resonate across the globe this November; people will be flocking in their hundreds of thousands to see the graves overseas, laying tribute to the fallen and celebrating those who serve today.  But for Rosemary Guerrant...

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You and Your Health: Healing Herbs

You and Your Health: Healing Herbs

With pharmacist Andrew Watson of Good Measure Pharmacy, Parkgate Herbs and plants have been used for healing and medical treatment throughout human history.  In times of illness, ancient cultures relied on knowledge passed down through generations for thousands of years, with many documenting their use.   The oldest surviving example is...

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Autumn in the Garden

Autumn in the Garden

A light of harvest hope after the long, hot heatwave With garden designer, Sally Cunis For the first time in many years most gardeners are probably hoping that we don’t have an Indian summer.  We have enjoyed or endured (however you want to look at it) extremes of heat since...

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Bringing the Harvest Home

Bringing the Harvest Home

By Rosanne Stinchcombe As the glorious summer melts away into the approaching autumn, we can begin to look forward to the season of ‘mists and mellow fruitfulness’ as famously penned by poet, John Keats.  A time for being thoughtful as well as thankful, autumn and the harvest season reminds us...

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