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44% of Brits over 35 experience eye strain at least once a week but do nothing about it

New research has found that 44% of UK adults over 35 experience eye strain at least once a week but over half (52%) do nothing to alleviate the effects.

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VIDEO: How well do we know our bodies?

New research by Balance Activ reveals the need for better understanding of our bodies and works with TV’s Dr Sarah Jarvis to spread the word on what’s normal and what’s not.

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Fundraiser Acker Shaw

Doncaster mum’s memory lives on thanks to the tireless fundraising efforts of devoted husband

A tireless fundraiser from Rossington has raised thousands of pounds for Weston Park Cancer Charity in memory of his beloved wife Brenda.

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Members of RULFC promoting the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Cervical Screening Campaign

South Yorkshire footballers encourage women to not fear their smears

This Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (22 to 28 January), Rotherham United Ladies Football Club (RULFC) has teamed up with their local cervical screening programme and together are urging the women of Rotherham to not fear their smear test.

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Podium place for Stannington Brass Band

Stannington Brass Band kicked off a new contesting year with a podium place at the Butlin’s Mineworkers Brass Band Championships at the weekend.

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Be happy by volunteering for the RSPCA in South Yorkshire

Be happy!

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Sheffield Childrens chief executive John Somers with Matt Ross and BBC presenter Harry Gration MBE

Nominate your favourite doctors, nurses and healthcare workers in Sheffield

Young patients and their families are being invited to nominate their favourite doctors, nurses and healthcare workers for a Children’s Star Award.

Health
Shed Seven

REVIEW: Sensational Shed Seven did not disappoint

After reforming in 2007 Britpop stars Shed Seven have proved they've still got what it takes.

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Student visits Japanese beauty college after winning a gold medal

Rotherham College’s Hair and Media Make-up student Emily Smith was chosen to take part in a trip to a Japanese beauty college after winning a gold medal at World Skills UK last year.

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Fab footballing fundraiser for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice

A charity match between Chesterfield and Nottingham football teams has raised an impressive £1,300 for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.

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A patient receiving care in the new unit

New £2m frailty assessment unit opens at Sheffield hospital

A £2m purpose-built frailty assessment unit has been opened at the Northern General Hospital to provide assessment and care for frail older patients.

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Major programme of concerts and educational projects being launched in Sheffield

Major programme of concerts and educational projects being launched in Sheffield

A major programme of concerts, events and educational projects to celebrate Sheffield’s cultural industries and heritage is being planned with a view to a launch this year.

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Sheffield College students recently took part in a voter registration campaign involving local MP Louise Haigh

Students back younger voting age in mock college election

Sheffield College students have had the chance to take part in a mock election proposing to lower the voting age to 16.

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Staff members pictured l-r Cassie O'Gorman, Bar Tender, Leah Merchant, Assistant General Manager, Zoe Fox, Manager, James Mellows, Bar Tender, Sean Mellows, Assistant kitchen manager and Daniel Gobin, Chef. Picture: NDFP Punchbowl 8

Food Review: Yorkshire family brewery serves up good portion sizes

Established in 1983, the Old Mill Brewery is a small independent family owned business, housed in an 18th century former corn mill and maltings at Snaith in East Yorkshire.

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Party boy Meek

Party dog seeks a new home in Sheffield

American bulldog Meek is looking for a new home.

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College raises money in memory of South Yorkshire student who passed away

Students and staff at Dearne Valley College held a charity football tournament and fundraiser in memory of sports student Curtis Allen, who sadly passed away earlier this year.

Education
Caroline with employee Christina Dodd from Conisbrough

MP praises firm for its investment in learning at its Doncaster site

Caroline Flint has praised Wavin UK for its investment in learning at its Edlington site.

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Latisha Garbett with her medals

Petite Doncaster teenager is punching above her weight to prove she can fight with the best in Europe

A petite teenager is punching above her weight to prove she can fight with the best in Europe.

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Veterans’ charity sets up new South Yorkshire office

Help 4 Homeless Veterans (H4HV) is setting up an office in Mexborough thanks to the generous support of Constant Security Services. 

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Doncaster will be put firmly on the map in 2018

Doncaster will be put firmly on the map in 2018, says the town’s mayor, Ros Jones.

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