The Glass Works Barnsley set to celebrate first birthday

The Glass Works Barnsley set to celebrate first birthday

To celebrate one year since opening, The Glass Works is joining forces with The Civic to present a very special first birthday party on Saturday 10th September from 10am-4pm Visitors will experience a day of spectacular dance, circus and outdoor arts performed by some of the UK’s leading and most...

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Rotherham Society of Arts and Crafts celebrates a colourful centenary

Rotherham Society of Arts and Crafts celebrates a colourful centenary

Longevity is the defining characteristic of Rotherham Society of Arts and Crafts as it gets set to celebrate its centenary this autumn. Established at a time of innovation and expression in the Roaring Twenties, the society has been shaped by various art movements over the last hundred years, from Art...

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Watch football for a Steel

Watch football for a Steel

As the 2022/23 football season kicks off, Stocksbridge Park Steels FC are hoping to fortify their position as South Yorkshire’s highest ranking non-league football team. Football is the national sport of our country, but the heart of the beautiful game exists beyond the 92 clubs in the EFL and Premier...

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Aroundtown Meets Val Hoyle

Aroundtown Meets Val Hoyle

Trundled in the back of her dad’s green transit van, a 12-year-old schoolgirl captained a bunch of her friends from Swinton to a game of five-a-side football at Rawmarsh baths. While that might sound commonplace by today’s standards of parents ferrying their kids around to after-school sports clubs, this was...

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Penistone judoka selected for Commonwealth Games

Penistone judoka selected for Commonwealth Games

Penistone’s Lachlan Moorhead has been chosen to represent his country at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham as one of 14 athletes that will make up the home nation’s Judo team. And he is looking to add a gold to his already expanding medal collection which includes bronze medals at...

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Grassroots to Glory: the history of women’s football in Rotherham

Grassroots to Glory: the history of women’s football in Rotherham

Football fever is set to hit Rotherham this July as the town becomes one of the host venues for this year’s UEFA Women’s EURO tournament. To celebrate the occasion, a new temporary exhibition is on at Clifton Park Museum detailing the history of women’s football through the years. Grassroots to...

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Help 4 Homeless Veterans opens new drop-in centre in Barnsley

Help 4 Homeless Veterans opens new drop-in centre in Barnsley

Those of us who have not served in the armed forces will never fully understand the sacrifices made or the depth of scars faced by soldiers, sailors and airmen. But we can ensure that we never forget the service of our veterans and support them in their own time of...

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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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