Get back in the game with Rotherham u3a

Get back in the game with Rotherham u3a

Calling all sports fans somewhat past their prime. Thought your playing days were over? Well, get your boots out of retirement as Rotherham u3a has two new opportunities for you to continue playing the sports you once loved. Following the great success of their walking cricket team which launched in...

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Coming together to reduce loneliness

Coming together to reduce loneliness

Community is critical to our overall wellbeing. But many of us are seeing a decline in connectedness and kinship as our friendship circle becomes more distant or diminished. Friendships evolve as life does, hampered by commitments and diaries that don’t align. But a lack of social interaction has led to...

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Thurgoland Community Choir celebrates 10th anniversary

Thurgoland Community Choir celebrates 10th anniversary

Music brings people together and joining a choir is a great way to become part of a community. Whether you’re a shower soloist, a car crooner or a trained singer, Thurgoland Community Choir is looking for new members to join them. The choir was formed in 2012 by a group...

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Still a buzz for Beehive Folk Club

Still a buzz for Beehive Folk Club

For nearly forty years, the Beehive Folk Club has been bringing some of the best acts from the UK folk scene to Harthill village with their monthly concerts. Originally started in Derbyshire in the early 1980s by folk duo Ken Atkinson and Peter Garrett, the club moved to Harthill in...

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Legal Talk: Pushing the boundary on neighbour disputes

Legal Talk: Pushing the boundary on neighbour disputes

Everybody needs good neighbours… But sometimes there is little understanding and neighbours don’t in fact become good friends. When moving into a house, you can’t choose who lives next door. In most cases, neighbours get on like a house on fire. But when issues over boundaries ignite, bridges can be...

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You and your health: Why is my body attacking itself?

You and your health: Why is my body attacking itself?

In the UK, there are four million people living with an autoimmune condition, whereby the immune system mistakenly attacks the body’s healthy tissues. Normally, the immune system guards against germs such as bacteria and viruses. When it senses an invader, it sends out an army of fighter cells, aka the...

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