FareShare: Waste Not, Want Not

FareShare: Waste Not, Want Not

If ever there was a more paradoxical issue in current times, it is that of excessive amounts of food pilling up on landfill sites and the rising number of people in the UK struggling to put food on the table.   It is mind-boggling to think that over eight million people...

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Aroundtown Meets Jack Land Noble

Aroundtown Meets Jack Land Noble

They say all the world’s a stage but it is his humble hometown of Barnsley which keeps setting the scene as the most prominent backdrop in Jack Land Noble’s productions.  Billed as an actor, writer, director, producer, singer and songwriter, it’s Jack by name, but most definitely not Jack-of-all-trades by nature. At just 30-years-old, Jack has...

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A Lady of Letters

A Lady of Letters

One is a rural village in Barnsley known for its stage of rolling green countryside on which stands a stately home and folly castle; the other a remotely romantic Italian lakeside town flanked by the amphitheatre-style Adamello mountain.  Poles apart in characteristics and distance. Yet banded together in a shared admiration for one very influential woman whose life story was preserved in the many letters she famously wrote.  For Stainborough in Barnsley and Lovere in the Lombardy province of Italy both bear monuments...

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Mail and Female

Mail and Female

For centuries, Britain’s postal service has connected companies and customers, families and friends; spreading word far and wide from remote and rural corners to bustling towns and cities. The Post Office has become a trusted friend for communities to rely on, its workers always going that extra mile to make...

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Wentworth Woodhouse’s Wishlist

Wentworth Woodhouse’s Wishlist

Here you are, minding your own business watching the TV with the heating on full blast and the tumble dryer going, when an envelope from your energy supplier drops through the letter box. The winter months have cost you dearly; next year’s bill will be going up – again… The...

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Charity Christmas Card for Chapel on the Bridge

Charity Christmas Card for Chapel on the Bridge

‘O little town of Rotherham  How still we see thee lie  Yet on the bridge over the Don  A Chapel do we pass by  Amidst the dark and starry sky, the Chapel of Our Lady stands proudly on Rotherham Bridge; a beacon of our town’s heritage but of which the history of remains hidden...

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You & Your Health: The 12 Pains of Christmas

You & Your Health: The 12 Pains of Christmas

‘Tis the season to be poorly as the drop in temperature brings with it a range of common winter ailments. By keeping warm and well this winter, and visiting your local pharmacy for help, you can still enjoy the festive period without going into hibernation. On the first day of...

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