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Ian McMillan writes special poem celebrating Yorkshire’s love of its waterways

The Bard of Barnsley, Ian McMillan, has written a poem to celebrate the special bond between Yorkshire people and the county’s historic waterways and reflecting on the role that local communities have played in improving them for people and wildlife.

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Picturing Sheffield gallery at Weston Park Museum.
 Image � Andy Brown

The people’s gallery

The opening at Weston Park Museum of the Picturing Sheffield art gallery and new displays in What on Earth natural science gallery mark the completion of the final phase in a year-long programme of redevelopment supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Listings: Theatre

Listings: Theatre

December 1 - December 8 2016

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Listings: Music

Listings: Music

December 1 - December 8 2016

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Anna Caig

Book Club: Fargate from the Madding Crowd

In celebration of the United Nations Universal Children’s Day, on November 20, I have chosen a children’s book to read this fortnight.

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Prof Colin Holmes of Ecclesall Sheffield investing in the Commonwealth case study...

The voice of treason

In January 1940, a 53-year-old housewife, Sarah Ann Bellamy, of Nottingham Street, Pitsmoor, stayed downstairs after her husband went to bed, did the washing up – and then gassed herself.

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What are words worth?

WORD UP! Do you know what words of the year mean?

Oxford Dictionary has revealed 2016 Words of the Year ... but what are they and, moreover, what's their meaning?
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Book Club: Fargate from the Madding Crowd

Book Club: Fargate from the Madding Crowd

For the day before Armistice Day, i have chosen Pat Barker’s First World War classic regeneration.

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Swet Shop Boys  Heems and  Riz MC

Clog dancing and algorithmic rave

AlgoMech, a new festival for Sheffield celebrating making in code, machines and performance, runs next week from November 12-19. At the Millennium Gallery, Access Space, Sheffield Institute of Arts and Dina there will be lots of algorithmic and mechanical performances, along with a symposium, talks and workshops. 

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Kim Kay has won the souvenir project for her cheese grater design based on the cheese grater car park. Picture: Andrew Roe

Sheffield artist designs cheese grater inspired by 'cheese grater' car park

An artist who designed a cheese grater inspired by the iconic namesake Sheffield car park is hoping her creation can be put into production.

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Peak District

Sheffield Lakeland in line for £2.8m Lottery grant

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust has been given initial approval for a £2.8m Heritage Lottery Fund grant.

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Villager Jims famous labrador Barnaby with Jo Dilley

Villager Jim shares his love of the Peak District

Award-winning photographer Villager Jim has pledged his support for the continuing quest to promote the Peak District and Derbyshire to a global audience.

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Sheffield street art

Take time to enjoy free for all street art around Sheffield

Sheffield is a city full of colour and creativity, and yet while street art is peppered around the city, waiting on every corner, a lot of it goes unnoticed.

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Back, not front, flash in Vogue. Picture: Twocoms/Shutterstock

BUST FLUSH: Vogue declares cleavage ‘over’

Vogue magazine has been shepherding women down fashion’s precarious path for the last century.

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Kids' naked seflies warning

ALERT: Kids take "normal" naked selfies despite knowing risks

Many young people choose to share naked selfies despite knowing risks because they see it as "normal and fun" part of relationships.

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Old Moor

Putting life into Perspective

Members of Sheffield Photographic Society are showcasing a selection of images at their annual photographic exhibition.

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BALLET BLACK

Ballet Black, Cast

This promises to be an evening full of sparkle as Ballet Black have teamed up with Swarovski. The dancers of Arthur Pita’s new duet Cristaux on Wednesday will be wearing costumes adorned with 1,500 sparkling crystals in shades of clear crystal and moonlight.

Theatre and Comedy
Book Club: Fargate from the Madding Crowd

Book Club: Fargate from the Madding Crowd

From The Arbourthorne Birds to Brightside Revisited, and even as far afield as The Grapes of Wath, you have been reading, reviewing and, of course, expertly punning.

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Sheffield poet Ruby Robinson

Sheffield in the hunt for awards

Sheffield poet Ruby Robinson has been shortlisted for the prestigious TS Eliot Prize for her first collection, Every Little Sound, published by Pavilion Poetry. It was also shortlisted for the Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection at the Forward Prizes 2016.

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Copyright Pimoroni

Sheffield leading the way in new technologies and cutting edge design

Sheffield is a city well-known for making and manufacture. But today it’s also home to a wealth of digital innovators leading the way in making which combines new technologies and cutting edge design.

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