Recall the Midwife

Recall the Midwife

Common Threads: Characters that framed the villages Women whose calming presence, words of encouragement and even the simple offer of tea and toast will be remembered long after the pain has been forgotten by the exhausted new mothers they helped to make. To tie in with her Common Threads project,...

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Aroundtown Meets Margaret Drinkall

Aroundtown Meets Margaret Drinkall

When Yorkshire-born Margaret Drinkall suggests that you stop thinking about something and get on and do it, you know she’s talking from first-hand experience and with a genuine passion to see others take the plunge and follow their dreams. As the published author of 31 books – and counting –...

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A work of art at Artworks South Yorkshire

A work of art at Artworks South Yorkshire

Faces set with concentration as concrete is carefully poured into moulds to make pots. Printing fabric with paint-dipped plants and petals to fashion cushions and textiles. Brightening the streets of South Yorkshire with larger-than-life abstract murals.  Daring to paint over perceptions and sculpt bright futures saturated with creativity.  This is...

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St Bede’s is Sesquicentennial

St Bede’s is Sesquicentennial

While another school year may be ending, the staff and pupils at St Bede’s Catholic Primary School in Rotherham are reflecting on a very special year which saw them celebrate their 150th anniversary while creating a new legacy for years to come. As part of their big birthday celebrations, the...

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Reviving Rotherham’s Ring Route

Reviving Rotherham’s Ring Route

When looking for somewhere new to go walking, many of us instantly head off into the Peaks or Derbyshire to tread the many well-walked routes amidst the stunning scenery. But now, thanks to Rotherham Metro Ramblers, you can stay a little closer to home with the revival of Rotherham’s Ring...

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Clifton Park Museum is 125!

This summer, join Nelson, Marco and the gang as Clifton Park Museum celebrates 125 years as Rotherham’s community museum. No matter what era you grew up in or if you have since moved away, most will have fond memories of visiting this grand Georgian house which lovingly tells the story...

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Be Cancer Safe

Be Cancer Safe

What’s your first response when you get the ‘dreaded’ cancer screening letter through the post? Do you shrug and ignore it? Act like you’ve been sent junk mail and toss it in the bin? Or do you pull on your brave breeches, call to get booked in and feel relieved...

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Helping you Breathe Easy

Helping you Breathe Easy

As you read this, stop for a moment to appreciate the continuous rise and fall in your chest; an everyday movement we often take for granted. If something as second nature as breathing was to present any challenges, the emotional impact can be as shattering as the physical one. To...

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Aroundtown Meets Julie Kenny CBE DL

Aroundtown Meets Julie Kenny CBE DL

For over thirty years, Julie Kenny has been an inspirational societal architect in South Yorkshire; she’s rebuilt her life on more than one occasion using the bricks other people have thrown at her, shattering various glass ceilings along the way. While her journey to becoming a self-made successful female entrepreneur...

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Your MIND does matter

Your MIND does matter

When life gives you lemons, it’s human nature to feel worried, anxious or upset when dealing with the unexpected – that’s our ingrained fight or fly mechanism. But when your feelings start to seriously affect your daily life or you feel like you haven’t got the strength to overcome any...

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