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September 14 - September 21 2017

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Listings: Events & Groups

Listings: Events & Groups

September 14 - September 21 2017

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Listings: Courses & Workshops

Listings: Courses & Workshops

September 14 - September 21 2017

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Class from Lydgate Junior School starting a lesson about wildlife on Longshaw Moor

Searching for our hidden wildlife

This month marks the 10th birthday of the Moorland Discovery Centre at Longshaw, set up to learn about the landscape on Sheffield’s doorstep

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Rambling

Rambling

Dearne Valley Ramblers. SUN 10 SEPT. 10.00am. Fairholmes to Alport Castle, Derbyshire walk, 8 miles and graded strenuous but well worth the effort. Meet Fairholmes car park (pay), but free roadside parking is available on the approach to the car park itself. S33 0AQ.

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Walking: Rant on Cross Lane

Walking: Rant on Cross Lane

The first section follows the southern bank of Underbank Reservoir to Midhopestones. We then climb steeply by the earlier packhorse route which was replaced by Mortimer Road before utilising part of the Penistone Boundary Trail. We return over Roughbirchworth Common passing an eighteenth century guide-stoop before descending back to Underbank.

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Anna d Lange and Donna Bate at Portland Works.

Old works at the cutting edge of modern making

The ethos behind Portland Works is a simple one. “We want to help people get started,” says Donna Bate, who manages the former cutlery works just outside Sheffield city centre.

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Bawtry 5th Annual Classic, Historic and Super Car Pageant. Pictured is Trevor Rodgers with his MG TC.

Classic cars hit the roads for charity event

Motor enthusiasts packed into the centre of Bawtry in glorious sunshine for an annual car show.

Lifestyle
Simple delights that made us want to stay

Simple delights that made us want to stay

Picturesque Isle of Wight resort kept everyone entertained so time flew for the whole family

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Favourite things Jason Denmark Sheffield City Hall

Favourite Things: Live music, great food and beautiful scenery...

Jason Denmark is managing director of ITI Network Services Ltd and CEO of The Templand Group.

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Rambling

Rambling

HF Sheffield, SAT 12 AUG. Bradford Dale Meet 9.40 Dore Road. circular Walk. WED 16 AUG. Adison Rd Hooton Roberts. Meet Central Bus Station, 10.10 X78.

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Reader Pic Underbank Dam Wall at Stocksbridge

Walking: clean up Mucky Lane

An interesting walk full of contrast, from the slopes of Hunshelf Bank with panoramic views over the town and beyond, to the moors, to the industrial steel mills in the valley floor.

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Froglife open day at Shire Brook Valley nature reserve: vistitors passing one of the new ponds

Feature: Why we need a toad bucket policy... and also for our frogs

British amphibians are suffering from diseases and an increase in the number of roads but help is on the way by with an interconnected pondscape

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REVIEW: Be ethical while being active with Sundried

Saving an old T shirt for the gym is a thing of the past, your gym wardrobe can now help make your workout easier, with sweat wicking materials which work with you - rather than against you.

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Walking: Ughill steep for some

Walking: Ughill steep for some

Starting at Low Bradfield the walk climbs to Dale Dyke reservoir before dropping down in front of the dam and then going along the side of the reservoir for a distance.

Lifestyle
Wildlife Column: The magic of the medusa trees

Wildlife Column: The magic of the medusa trees

In Greek mythology the medusa was a monster, one of three known as a Gorgon, and often described as a winged human female but with live, poisonous snakes instead of hair. If you caught sight of her awful face then you would be turned to stone.

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Jon Cooper models items from Aldi's cycling range

Column: The best way to change driving culture is not through enforcement

The best starting point for all road-users is respect for each other and that is a two-way street for both cyclists and motorists.

Lifestyle
The new FlipBelt - a revelation for runners

REVIEW: Introducing the new must-have accessory for runners - FlipBelt

After years of tucking keys in uncomfortable places, faffing to strap my phone to my arm, and trying to carry water and/or gel packs at the same time, I have discovered a revelation for runners!
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Recyled cycle parts made into letter racks and candlesticks by former paramedic Jonathan Alexander

How former paramedic rides to bicycles’ rescue

He was once Sheffield’s cycling paramedic – but instead of rescuing patients, Jonathan Alexander’s now giving bikes a new lease of life.

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Tiger's Tails by Ian Rotherham

Wildlife Column: A call to Watch out for Tiger’s Tails

Last week I wrote about the common ragwort, the bane of farmers and equestrian folk across the countryside.

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