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RETRO: The day former Liverpool star Steve Nicol made his Sheffield Wednesday debut...against Everton

On this day: Steve Nicol made his Sheffield Wednesday debut against former derby rivals Everton at Goodison Park in 1995, in a 2-2 draw watched by 35,898 fans.

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Pop Up Ruskin Museum, Walkley:Sarah Lewis and Julian Cole with a Ruskin postcard and selected treasures from the museum

Heritage: Volunteer museum project wins national recognition

Pop-up tribute to Victorian philanthropistJohn Ruskin’s work in Walkley hailed as a major succcess

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Brendan Ingle -pictured back in 1969

Sheffield boxing: The day Brendan Ingle quit the ring - and the rest is history

Today is a red-letter day in the history of world boxing.

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Nineteen to ninety-year-olds at Sheffield school reunion

Nineteen to ninety-year-olds at Sheffield school reunion

Former pupils of Sheffield High School for Girls, including one in her nineties, met for an alumni drinks reception in London.

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Burton’s Butchers was a cut above the rest

Burton’s Butchers was a cut above the rest

One of the most loved displays in the Sheffield Life and Times gallery at Weston Park Museum is Burton’s Butchers shop. This is a reconstruction using the tiles, counter, fittings and equipment of the original shop at 340 Attercliffe Common.

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Naseem Hamed,  1995

The day Naseem Hamed made a promise he couldn’t keep

I’ll be back.

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RETRO: One of the finest gunmakers is Sheffield born and bred

One of the finest gunmakers ever known, whose shotguns are still sought after throughout the world, was a Sheffield lad born and bred.

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HERITAGE: The proud history of the coal mining industry

In the summer of 1963 my father directed me to the gates of Yorkshire Main Colliery, to follow my older brothers down the mine, little did I know at the time what an incredible journey this would lead to.

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Remembering my great uncle

Heritage Column: ‘My uncle will not be forgotten’

Journey to Belgium to remember those who died at Passchendaele in the Great War.

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COLUMNIST: Painting a picture of Lady Denham - the scandal and her demise

This painting, currently on display in Graves Gallery, depicts Margaret Brooke, Lady Denham (1647-67).

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Buster Keeton, top left, in 1999 with Ingle gym-mates.

Retro: Brute force Buster arrives on the Sheffield boxing scene

Twenty four years ago, this weekend, Sheffield scrapperJon ‘Buster’ Keeton burst on to the local boxing stage.
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RETRO: The history of Sheffield cutlery manufacturer family the Nowills

RETRO: The history of Sheffield cutlery manufacturer family the Nowills

This week we trace a city cutlery manufacturer’s family right back to the 1700s.

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An early Sheffield Cats Shelter van used in 1930

Heritage: Charity for unwanted cats is as old as the city it serves

Wealthy Sheffield philanthropist set up a home to help deal with huge numbers of starving strays wandering the streets.

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Abbeydale Cinema

Heritage: Landmark cinema looking ahead to a brighter future

Special showing of World War One silent film Battle of the Somme as part of centenary commemorations.

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A 1970s living room

VIDEO: A glimpse of British homes through the decades

Despite our lives and homes having dramatically changed over the last 40 years, new research released today finds that Brits are finding it hard to part with some of their decades-old house features.

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Sheffield Blitz - 12th December 194-
The Moor, Sheffield

Heritage: Rare accounts of men who survived Marples bombing

Sheffield Archives discovers lost evidence from wartime inquest into the worst single loss of life of the Sheffield Blitz

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RETRO: Ivory was key material of cutlery trade

RETRO: Ivory was key material of cutlery trade

Today’s subject broaches a subject that is now considered a horrible evil trade but in the 1800s it was just another tool used in the cutlery trade and used in household items, I’m talking about ivory, read on.

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Get a sneak peek of newly discovered Barnsley archive footage

PREVIEW: Barnsley History Day celebrates town's forefathers on Father's Day

Barnsley History Day will celebrate the town's forefathers on Father's Day with talks, exhibitions and a sneak peek at newly found archive film in the Town Hall tomorrow, Sunday, June 18, from 11am.
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46 words and phrases that Yorkshire gave to the world

'Ow do? God's own county has its own language - and we all know it's reight good.
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Edith Sitwell with brothers Osbert and Sacheverell

Never a dull moment in historic hall’s literary intrigue

The Sitwell family of writers who called Renishaw Hall near Sheffield their home railed against the literary establishment in their heyday of the 1920s and 30s.

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