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RETRO: One of the finest gunmakers is Sheffield born and bred

One of the finest gunmakers ever known, whose shotguns are still sought after throughout the world, was a Sheffield lad born and bred.

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HERITAGE: The proud history of the coal mining industry

In the summer of 1963 my father directed me to the gates of Yorkshire Main Colliery, to follow my older brothers down the mine, little did I know at the time what an incredible journey this would lead to.

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Remembering my great uncle

Heritage Column: ‘My uncle will not be forgotten’

Journey to Belgium to remember those who died at Passchendaele in the Great War.

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COLUMNIST: Painting a picture of Lady Denham - the scandal and her demise

This painting, currently on display in Graves Gallery, depicts Margaret Brooke, Lady Denham (1647-67).

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Buster Keeton, top left, in 1999 with Ingle gym-mates.

Retro: Brute force Buster arrives on the Sheffield boxing scene

Twenty four years ago, this weekend, Sheffield scrapperJon ‘Buster’ Keeton burst on to the local boxing stage.
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RETRO: The history of Sheffield cutlery manufacturer family the Nowills

RETRO: The history of Sheffield cutlery manufacturer family the Nowills

This week we trace a city cutlery manufacturer’s family right back to the 1700s.

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An early Sheffield Cats Shelter van used in 1930

Heritage: Charity for unwanted cats is as old as the city it serves

Wealthy Sheffield philanthropist set up a home to help deal with huge numbers of starving strays wandering the streets.

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Abbeydale Cinema

Heritage: Landmark cinema looking ahead to a brighter future

Special showing of World War One silent film Battle of the Somme as part of centenary commemorations.

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A 1970s living room

VIDEO: A glimpse of British homes through the decades

Despite our lives and homes having dramatically changed over the last 40 years, new research released today finds that Brits are finding it hard to part with some of their decades-old house features.

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Sheffield Blitz - 12th December 194-
The Moor, Sheffield

Heritage: Rare accounts of men who survived Marples bombing

Sheffield Archives discovers lost evidence from wartime inquest into the worst single loss of life of the Sheffield Blitz

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RETRO: Ivory was key material of cutlery trade

RETRO: Ivory was key material of cutlery trade

Today’s subject broaches a subject that is now considered a horrible evil trade but in the 1800s it was just another tool used in the cutlery trade and used in household items, I’m talking about ivory, read on.

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Get a sneak peek of newly discovered Barnsley archive footage

PREVIEW: Barnsley History Day celebrates town's forefathers on Father's Day

Barnsley History Day will celebrate the town's forefathers on Father's Day with talks, exhibitions and a sneak peek at newly found archive film in the Town Hall tomorrow, Sunday, June 18, from 11am.
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46 words and phrases that Yorkshire gave to the world

'Ow do? God's own county has its own language - and we all know it's reight good.
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Edith Sitwell with brothers Osbert and Sacheverell

Never a dull moment in historic hall’s literary intrigue

The Sitwell family of writers who called Renishaw Hall near Sheffield their home railed against the literary establishment in their heyday of the 1920s and 30s.

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RETRO: Is the the place where infamous Sheffield murderer Charlie Peace killed?

RETRO: Is the the place where infamous Sheffield murderer Charlie Peace killed?

Today’s delve into Sheffield’s rich past is about a man that’s unknown by most of the modern generation but the older end will have some idea of just who Charlie Peace was.

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Billy Hukin

RETRO: Sheffield’s cut throat world of razors

I make no excuses for returning to this area of Broomhill again as walking the streets in this area is like walking through the

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Ron Clayton

RETRO: The biggest Sheffield Park of them all - Sheffield’s medieval ‘great parke’

Growing up in Hillsborough much of my childhood centred round Hillsborough Park.

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Tinsley Picture Palace, Sheffield

Free cinema evening about Tinsley Picture Palace

Step back in time at a free cinema evening this evening, Thursday April 27, 6.30-8.30pm.

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Panoramic view of Sheffield city from the amphitheatre

Go back in time at Sheffield’s Amphichill

Chill out and go back in time at AmphiChill, Sheffield’s first Big Vintage Brunch.

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RETRO: New project puts spotlight on Sheffield’s tradition of protest

In 2017 barely a day goes by without news of a protest occurring somewhere across the world.

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