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Health Column: Food once ruled my life, but not anymore thanks to Over-eaters Anonymous

When I stepped into the rooms of Over-eaters Anonymous (OA) I was a mess, I had reached my rock bottom.

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Peter Mahy, Managing Partner at Howells Solicitors.

Favourite Things: I love the busy city balanced with country calm in Sheffield’

Peter Mahy came to study law at the University of Sheffield in 1990.

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9 Jan 2017...Thousands of Yorkshire school children take part in rehearsals for the opening night of Young Voices 2017 at Sheffield Arena. Picture Scott Merrylees

Education column: Children ready to sign their hearts out as part of big choir performance

This week, thousands of children from Sheffield schools will take part in a fabulous musical celebration at the city’s arena.

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Liam Kirk scores - but can he make the ultimate step up

Simmsey column: Can prospect Liam Kirk fill the boots of Sheffield Steelers’ Robert Dowd?

Wherever there is a crisis there is a solution.

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Cinema: Blockbusting thriller

Cinema: Blockbusting thriller

Stop press! For this is the week that Steven Spielberg’s blockbusting new thriller The Post hits cinemas across the country (at the Showroom from Friday.)

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Wildlife Column: Garden birds are flocking in to visit

Wildlife Column: Garden birds are flocking in to visit

Roger Hoole lives in the Hope Valley and responded to my call for gardens with plenty of visiting birds! He said, ‘Lots of birds in my garden in the last 3 or 4 weeks and plenty of variety too.

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Book club: Elmet by Fiona Mozley

Book club: Elmet by Fiona Mozley

Katie says: Although set in modern-day Yorkshire, it feels like Elmet could easily be referring to events in a much more primitive past. It is in essence a timeless tale, very much an “us against the world” story, full of folklore.

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Book club: Grimm & Co,

Book club: Grimm & Co,

Rotherham’s own ‘literary apothecary’ opened its doors in 2016, and has been bringing its unique brand of magic to children across South Yorkshire and beyond ever since.

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Book club: A Very British Murder by Lucy Worsley

Book club: A Very British Murder by Lucy Worsley

Why do I find stories of murder and death so comforting? This is a question that has long puzzled me. And Lucy Worsley is here with her delicious 2013 book to try and answer it.

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Supporters

Martin Smith: Ken’s in the wrong camp with stance on sex and football

Poor old Ken Tomlinson.

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Professor Chris Husbands

Helping to create a better world for our future generations to inherit

However old we are, new years are always in some ways new beginnings, writes Professor Chris Husbands.

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LOCAL FILM 'FLAKE!' PREMIERES AT PRESTIGIOUS FESTIVAL
Wednesday 8 November hailed the beginning of the Aesthetica Short Film Festival

Column: Promising time for film-making in Sheffield with new industry lifeline

Last year he Aesthetica Short Film Festival, an annual BAFTA recognised event held in York that each year attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world, brought together at 18 locations across the city to celebrate independent film making at its finest.

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Column: Sick of Government ‘rain dance’

Column: Sick of Government ‘rain dance’

“The NHS is in crisis” is a phrase we have all heard a thousand times, though I feel this time round there may really be a wolf, and some sheep are in more danger than others.

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Antiques Column: An explantion of Ming porcelain

Antiques Column: An explantion of Ming porcelain

The Ming Dynasty lasted for nearly 300 years, from 1386 to 1644, which is a long time by anybody’s standards.

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Water flea. Photo by Martin Lind.

Animals have shapeshifting powers, study by scientists at the University of Sheffield finds

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have discovered that animals are able to change their appearance depending on their environment, and their shapeshifting ability relies on the environmental conditions of their past.

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Dinner with the Steelers - at the back end of a very long day

Captain’s log: Jonathan Phillips on a long travel day to Belarus with Sheffield Steelers

Jonathan Phillips diary of events

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Mathieu Roy celebrates - lets hope he does the same on Friday

Simmsey column: Sheffield Steelers - for Queen and country!

So off to Belarus we go - what a trip, what a test and what opponents we face, especially the hosts Minsk. Full of KHL talent, playing in a fantastic 9000 seat facility.

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Staff at Stannington Medical Centre, left to right,  Alison Rayner, Tracey Dukes, Nicola Burke, Rita Perry, Julie Eastman and Ruth Garner.

Health column: We must appreciate today’s NHS

Researching the history of the doctor’s surgery where I have been a GP for 33 years has made me very appreciative of the working environment we have today.

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Centreman Andreas Valdix with wingers Robert Dowd (left) and Levis Nelson (right) Pic: Dean Woolley.

Simmsey column: The Manchester Storm prank that backfired when Sheffield Steelers came to town

When you think of last season’s epic play off game winning goal you think Robert Dowd and Levi Nelson, don’t you?

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Bradie Pell.

Favourite Things: Sheffield solicitor on making a 20-mile round trip for a favourite takeaway

Bradie Pell is head of family law at one of Sheffield’s longest established legal firms.

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