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Pictures: ‘Old girls’ ready to celebrate centenary of their school

Abbeydale Girls’ Grammar originally started up in an old residence and a new building was damaged in the Sheffield Blitz of December 1940

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Sue Roe describing the Reading Sheffield group's work on the origin of Sheffield libraries and Book Clubs

Bus ride that opened up a new chapter in Sheffield's history

A chance encounter on the number 60 bus helped lead to a research project that’s been featured in a new book on the history of libraries and reading habits.
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The safety curtain at Abbeydale Picture House

We want your memories of Abbeydale Picture House, Sheffield

Whether it was dancing in the ballroom beneath the cinema, drinking sarsaparilla at the nearby Temperance bar or attending kids’ films screenings on a Saturday morning, the Abbeydale Picture House holds a place in the memories of many Sheffield residents, writes Katharine Butchers.
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The building where the human guinea pig experiments took place in Sheffield

Wartime conscientious objectors were human guinea pigs in Sheffield research

During the Second World War, Sheffield became a leading centre of research into the parasitic disease scabies.

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Pictures: Sheaf Square and the Midlands Railway Station

Take a step back in time with a look at our picture gallery of Sheaf Square and the Midlands Railway Station.

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In Pictures: Working life in Sheffield in the 1960s

All the images are from Sheffield Libraries online image library Picture Sheffield A unique collection of over 80,000 images of the city.

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Pictures: The Las Vegas of the north of England – Sheffield’s Fiesta Club

Cream of entertainment: The Fiesta Club in Sheffield once brought the best in showbusiness to the creme de la creme of Sheffield

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Pictures: Castle Market

Castle market before the demolition.

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Undated handout photo issued by Sheffield City Council of the damage at Rowell Bridge Wheel, Loxley, Sheffield, following the Great Sheffield Flood in 1884. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday March 9, 2014. Events have begun to mark the 150th anniversary of the deaths of at least 240 people in what many see as a largely forgotten British disaster. Just before midnight on March 11, 1864, a wall of water smashed its way through Sheffield after a newly built dam burst as it was being filled, leaving a trail of devastation. See PA story MEMORIAL Dam. Photo credit should read: www.picturesheffield.com/PA Wire''NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

Sheffield’s Great Flood remembered

What began as a tiny fissure in a dam wall led to catastrophe on a huge scale, on March 11, 1864.

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Pictures: Work by Sheffield women in the 20th century

Picture Sheffield is featuring the varied work undertaken by Sheffield women in the 20th century – from the early Sheffield Simplex Motorcar Works at Tinsley in World War One to the Abbey Glen laundry in the 1980s.

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RETRO: Faded glory of Castle House in Sheffield

Star business editor David Walsh took these fantastic photographs when he visited Castle House to learn about future plans for the building.

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Old Town Hall stands at the heart of city’s first centre

The Old Town Hall stands on Sheffield Castle’s Green. It was unnecessary to dig a moat on two sides of the mound, for the rivers Sheaf and Don provided good defences.

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John Kenning in the cockpit of nhis FlyBe plane

Pilot remembers golden days

A commute by car into work sends an airline pilot’s heart soaring as landmarks he passes at Doncaster Sheffield Airport are imbued with memories of when he was an air cadet there at the former Finningley Airfield.

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In pictures: 140 years of Sheffield’s Salvation Army

Sheffield Salvation Army celebrated its 140th anniversary at the weekend, a history that includes sometimes violent opposition in its early days.

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Heritage: Pictures - Characters who made our Walkley streets come to life

Sheffielder Jack Hambleeton looks back affectionately on his childhood in a bustling city suburb during the 1920s and 30s

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Heritage: Veteran Owls fan was ‘the happiest man in Sheffield’

Wednesday fan Glenn wants to see a headstone on the grave of the club’s early supporter Tom Wharton at Wardsend Cemetery.

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RETRO: Can you identify these Sheffield streets from days gone by?

RETRO: Can you identify these Sheffield streets from days gone by?

Can you identify these Sheffield streets?

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Cole Shudra

Well done Sheffield Steeler Cole Shudra - just 326 goals to catch up your Dad!

Ben O’Connor used the perfect phrase to sum up hat-trick scorer Cole Shudra’s achievement.

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"Crich Extravaganza" August 1986,

Vintage Bluebird tram is set to ‘take flight’ again

Peak District tramway museum collaborating with London transport enthusiasts to restore 1930s vehicle and add it to the collection of working trams.

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