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Wildlife Column: Caught on camera bird’s bill puzzle

Sometimes though accident or disease, birds acquire or develop odd forms of markings or appendages. For commoner species some of these, such as misshaped beaks or bills, may be seen frequently.

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Walk in stile at hall

Starting close to the former railway station, our route climbs up to Wortley village. From the village, we pass through farm land and woods. The route then swings round and drops to the Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) which links to the start point.

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Jamie Wilson, IT manager of Impelling Solutions outside Hillsborough which is one of his favourite places in Sheffield.

Favourite Things: Finding life’s solutions in Sheffield’s cuisine, sport and film

Jamie Wilson is an IT manager at Impelling Solutions Ltd, based at The Circle on Rockingham Lane in Sheffield city centre.

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Sheffield University launch of Sheffield Bycycle scheme: staff and students trying out the cycles near the University

Riding out to spread the word on Sheffield’s hire bikes

London has its colloquially-named Boris Bikes - so what should Sheffield’s equivalent be informally called?

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Listings: Events & Groups

February 16 - February 23 2017

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Listings: Courses & Workshops

February 16 - February 23 2017

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February 16 - February 23 2017

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Walking: Oughtibridge outing

This circular walk takes you from Oughtibridge via Beeley Wood, Middlewood, Worrall, Birtin Cemetery and Sensicall Park before returning to the start point.

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Rutting fallow bucks at Chatsworth by Kirsty Swinburn

Wild side - Oh deer! We’re stuck in a rut

A particularly interesting observation was from Kirsty Swinburn, of Charnock in south Sheffield, while walking in Derbyshire’s Chatsworth Park.

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Rumtickle Viaduct taken by Stocksbridge Walkers are Welcome

Walking: Banking on a day out

This is an undulating walk which goes over Hunshelf Bank to Green Moor before dropping down into the Upper Don Valley. We then climb up to the Trans Pennine Trail (TPT), then under the Rumtickle Viaduct before passing Huthwaite Hall. We return via the banks of the River Don and open farmland. The route passes sites of historical interest including quarries, mills, railways and old houses.

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Trustee Dave Rogerson with the famous Doncaster Grammar School collection of rare rail artefacts. Some of the collection will go on display in Doncaster's Frenchgate Shopping Centre next month. Picture Scott Merrylees

Two sites sounded out for proposed Doncaster railway attraction

Two sites are being sounded out with a view to housing a Doncaster railway museum.

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Kung Fu at Arrow Martial Arts Club

Feature: Getting a kick out of kung fu classes

I narrow my eyes slightly at my own reflection.

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Parkwood Springs: Friend of Parkwood Springs Neill Schofield talking to Rachel and Sophie Law at the viewing platform looking out over the Don valley

Feature: Hope springs eternal among park’s walkers and cyclists

How a former barren landscape continues to thrive – one of Sheffield’s most popular green spaces attracts hundreds of visitors every weekend

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Graves Park Parkrun: an early downhill

Special Report: The weekend starts here in fitness quest

Every Saturday morning, 1,200 or more people line up in Sheffield parks to run, walk or jog five kilometres to get their weekend off to a flying start.

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Water way to relax with tranquil pool

Escape hustle and bustle with Truffle tranquility

Located in the picturesque village of Fishlake, Truffle Lodge is a haven of peace and tranquility for those wanting to unwind and truly feel pampered from head to toe.

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Peter Bennion and Kay Wallace on the trail of the weavers of Alpaca rugs in Peru back in the Seventies

Bringing it all out for an open house

Inspired by the richness of artisan skills and local traditions on a journey through Morocco 40 years ago, Peter Bennion and Kay Wallace opened a shop in Sheffield called Bringing It All Back Home selling handmade items and fabrics from the bazaars of India and Afghanistan.

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Representatives from all the partner organisations taking part in the Safe Haven project

Safe haven for weekend revellers in Doncaster

A safe haven for drinkers and party goers in Doncaster who hurt themselves in the run up to Christmas will be launched in the next two weeks.

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Jonathan Bramwell is the owner of the Bramwell Relocation and his favoutite place is The Bike Specialist

Favourite Things: Independent approach of Jonathan’s lifelong home

Born and bred Sheffielder Jonathan Bramwell is the owner of Bramwell Relocation, a small, bespoke family removals business. Jonathan started his career in removals in 1983, when he was an antique furniture transporter, before moving into household removals. During the next quarter of a century he built up the largest removal company in Sheffield, before selling it to a national firm. Two years later he decided he wanted to go it alone. Jonathan has lived in Loxley all his life.

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VIDEO - England v Scotland classic moments

Ahead of tonight's big showdown between England and Scotland at Wembley, it's time to delve into the past and revisit some classic England V Scotland drama.

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Charachters of Paw Patrol with a young fan ahead of the Christmas lights switch-on.

Star Wars-themed battle set to light up South Yorkshire town

A Star Wars-themed lightsaber battle will form the spectacular centrepiece of the Christmas lights switch-on event at Barnsley’s Alhambra Shopping Centre.

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