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Top Ten Things To Do w/c December 7, 2017

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Chapeltown Baths have fallen into a state of disrepair in the 22-months since its closure. Picture: Azzy Explores

PICTURES: Eerie look inside Sheffield's abandoned Chapeltown Baths

After spending almost five decades at the heart of the community the iconic Chapeltown Baths closed in February 2016 - and here what they look like today.
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Carl Sherwood

Library has temporary base during £1m transformation

The £1m transformation of North Lincolnshire Central Library in Scunthorpe is progressing well and the library will temporarily relocate to The Base from Friday, December 1, until work has finished.

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Folk singer-songwriter Kate Rusby announced as patron of museums and heritage trust

Folk singer-songwriter Kate Rusby has become a patron of Barnsley Museums & Heritage Trust.

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Abigail Prudames as Marilla and Joseph Taylor as Prince Adair in Northern Ballet production The Little Mermaid. Photo Emma Kauldhar

Review: The Northern Ballet’s The Little Mermaid, Lyceum Theatre, Nov 28-Dec 2

Anyone arriving at The Lyceum expecting the Disney version of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale would have been in for a shock on the opening night of the Northern Ballet’s five day run in the city.

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Greg Pickup

VIDEO: Museum seeks stories for LGBT+ exhibition

Chesterfield Museum is hosting an event for members of the borough’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities to come forward with their stories and pictures ahead of a new exhibition.

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Top Ten Things To Do w/c November 30

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VIDEO: Santa's reindeers to parade with War Horse puppet magic at Sheffield's Meadowhall

Santa's reindeers are about to magically come to life for daily parades at Sheffield's Meadowhall - thanks to the puppet wizardry of the experts behind West End smash hit War Horse.

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Chance for Doncaster dancers to shine on stage at the Royal Albert Hall

Chance for Doncaster dancers to shine on stage at the Royal Albert Hall

Students at The Dance Space in Bawtry have been offered a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to showcase their ballet skills next year on the world’s most famous stage - the Royal Albert Hall!

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Barnsley's own 'Queen of Egypt' TV star Prof Joann Fletcher

PREVIEW: Ancient Egypt comes to Barnsley with study workshops

Ancient Egypt fans in Yorkshire are to get the chance of a lifetime to spend up to three days studing the fascinating subject with the region's own TV experts Prof Joann Fletcher & Dr Stephen Buckley.

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HERITAGE: Discover life in Georgian Doncaster at the Mansion House

HERITAGE: Discover life in Georgian Doncaster at the Mansion House

Doncaster’s Grade 1 listed Mansion House was built between 1745-9 and is one of only three remaining Mansion Houses in the country.

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How late Duty Free actor Keith Barron loved Doncaster Rovers, Doncaster Market and The Grand Theatre

As tributes pour in for Mexborough-born Duty Free star Keith Barron, whose death was announced this morning at the age of 83, the television star was a huge lover of all things Doncaster.

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Help needed to find out who killed John Coe

Can you help discover who killed John Coe?

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Award made to Isle historian

Award made to Isle historian

The painstaking work of historian and author Robert Fish of Epworth over three years, in memory of Isle soldiers who lost their lives in wartime, has been recognised with an award.

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Daughters of Doncaster

Archi've Explored - Daughters of Doncaster

Come along and explore women's history in Doncaster Archives through original historic documents and photographs.

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Former police inspector Michael Fowler turned crime author at his home in Swinton

Ninth crime fiction release by South Yorkshire writer

His years of work as a police inspector gave him fodder in plenty for a crime novel....but it wasn’t until his retirement 11 years ago that Michael Fowler first discovered his writer’s gift.

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Telegraph Book Club: Reading Matter

Telegraph Book Club: Reading Matter

What were you doing twenty years ago? An unknown author called JK Rowling was seeing her first book published, a long shot taken on by Bloomsbury about an orphan boy who discovers he is a wizard, then goes off to a very special school. 
To celebrate, for nine weeks Sheffield libraries will become a veritable Gringotts vault of wizarding treasures, as the ‘Harry Potter: A History Of Magic’ exhibition and events programme comes to the city. See more below.

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HALLOWEEN VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Mummy remains tests underway on paintings at Yorkshire museum

Halloween visitors to a new Resurrecting Ancient Egypt exhibition are in for a spooky discovery - scientists believe they are about to find real mummy remains in paintings hanging on the walls.

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