Aroundtown Meets Professor Dame Hilary Chapman DBE, Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire

Aroundtown Meets Professor Dame Hilary Chapman DBE, Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire

She’s a professor, a dame, a Doctor of Medicine, and is now Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire. But when we meet her at her new office in Barnsley town hall, she introduces herself simply as Hilary. We’re in the presence of an extraordinary woman whose outstanding commitment to nursing...

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Penistone Arts Weeks returns for 2022

Penistone Arts Weeks returns for 2022

Following a two-year hiatus owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the volunteers behind Penistone Arts Weeks will once again be staging a wide range of activities with a festival set to be bigger and better than ever. If you enjoy music, drama, art and film, there will be a series of...

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Join in with the Big Garden Birdwatch

Join in with the Big Garden Birdwatch

This January, join the world’s largest garden wildlife survey as the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch weekend returns for its 43rd year. The event takes place on Friday 28th to Sunday 30th January and everyone is invited to spend an hour watching and recording the birds in their garden, balcony or...

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Learn, laugh, live with u3a

Learn, laugh, live with u3a

The dawning of a new year offers an exciting opportunity to make changes to your life and a chance to develop a new fulfilling hobby for 2022. Spending time engaged in an enjoyable activity is great for your mental health and starting a new hobby could even help you reach...

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Legal Talk: The role of a solicitor in mediation

Legal Talk: The role of a solicitor in mediation

With Elmhirst Parker Solicitors, Barnsley If you’re splitting up, separated or divorcing, it can be overwhelming to deal with the practical arrangements, particularly if you have children between you. When tensions and emotions are high following a relationship breakdown, it isn’t always easy to be co-operative. But putting those feelings...

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Time to talk about cervical screening

Time to talk about cervical screening

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week: 17-23rd January 2022. This year, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, the UK’s leading cervical cancer charity, is encouraging everyone to get involved in Cervical Cancer Prevention Week by sharing tips, facts and stories about cervical screening. Cervical screening, or smear tests, can save lives by stopping cervical...

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You and Your Health: Digestive Disorders

You and Your Health: Digestive Disorders

With Good Measure Pharmacy, Rotherham Bowel movements are one of the most natural – and important – facts of life, so why are we still so privy about toilet talk? Knowing how to keep your bowels healthy can help prevent a range of common digestive disorders which, if ignored, can...

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Last call for entries to Barnsley Youth Music and Drama Festival

Last call for entries to Barnsley Youth Music and Drama Festival

Is your child or grandchild a budding vocalist, musician, public speaker, or performer? Then why not encourage them to apply to the popular Barnsley Youth Music and Drama Festival. The festival takes place from Monday 4th to Friday 8th April at Emmanuel Church on Huddersfield Road, Barnsley. But the closing...

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