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Chart-toppers are a blast from the past

Which song topped the charts 25 years ago this week?

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Photo by Pixabay.

Centenaries around the world

2018 is shaping up to be a year of centenaries.

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RESCUE ME: Can you give Buster the staffy cross a home?

RESCUE ME: Can you give Buster the staffy cross a home?

Buster Singing the Baby Blues…

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How much has Chesterfield changed over the years?

PICTURES: How Chesterfield has changed - according to Google Street View

It's been more than 10 years since Google Street View first began and it's become an increasingly useful tool.
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RESCUE ME: Could you give this beautiful Husky Cross named Pluto a new home?

RESCUE ME: Could you give this beautiful Husky Cross named Pluto a new home?

Husky-cross Pluto makes for a striking figure. As though he’s stepped straight from the pages of a Jack London novel. A world of snow and ice and darkened forests.

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RESCUE ME: Could you give Smudge the cat a home?

RESCUE ME: Could you give Smudge the cat a home?

This elegant lady is Smudge, a 14-year-old feline who is ageing beautifully… but with a twist!

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RESCUE ME: can you give Roxy a home for Christmas?

RESCUE ME: can you give Roxy a home for Christmas?

We are relaunching our regular feature, Rescue Me, and this week, in conjunction with the RSPCA, we are appealing to help find a home for seven-year-old staffy Roxy in time for Christmas.

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REVEALED: Video and more photos of the lost villages ‘drowned’ beneath Ladybower Reservoir

They were lost to the world nearly 75 years ago - but here’s another glimpse of the villages drowned and sitting at the bottom of Ladybower Reservoir.

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VIDEO: Barnsley Pals return as Somme memorial art work is brought to life

The Barnsley Pals who died on the first day of the Battle Of The Somme are back on parade - thanks to a new permanent home for an award winning piece of public art and amazing new technology.

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VIDEO: How many familiar faces from Markham Colliery can you spot in these pictures?

How many familiar faces can you spot in this video featuring former workers at Markham Colliery?

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SLIDESHOW: A whistle-stop tour of Derbyshire landmarks from above

SLIDESHOW: A whistle-stop tour of Derbyshire landmarks from above

This stunning selection of bird’s eye pictures were captured by reader Joe Cowley.

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The Mariott Hotel at Seaburn.

Fab four from Wearside could hold the key to Lowry sketches

A ‘where are you now’ appeal has gone out to trace four former Wearside waitresses.

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COLUMN: Coal delivery day was a great event for local kids

COLUMN: Coal delivery day was a great event for local kids

During the time of my childhood in the 1950s and early 60s, you could not help but be affected by local industries in one way or another.

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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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Sunderland school meals in 1999.

Chocolate sponge and custard ... absolute winner of a school meal!

Love them or hate them, you certainly had plenty to say about Sunderland school dinners from times gone by.

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Doncaster Rovers celebrate at the Millennium Stadium.  Picture Liz Robinson

Retro: Flashback to Doncaster Rovers JPT Trophy triumph at Cardiff in 2007

Doncaster Rovers won their first major knockout trophy in dramatic style on April 1. 2007

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1920s footage of the crooked spire

1920s footage of the crooked spire

This fascinating footage needs no introduction.

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school dinner

Eight things everyone loved about school dinners

It’s International School Dinners Day, try really hard and you can smell the musty sausage and mash aroma and hear the sound of chairs scraping on the school hall floor.

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Pictures from the archive.

NOSTALGIA: Old pictures of Chesterfield Co-op

On the back of yesterday's news that work to transform Chesterfield's former Co-op site into a hotel and leisure hub is due to start in May, we've delved into our archives and found these old pictures of the landmark building and surrounding area.

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The Victoria Ballroom, 1967.

NOSTALGIA: The Who, the Kinks and Slade rocked Chesterfield's Victoria Ballroom

Earlier today, we reported that Chesterfield's Victoria Centre is to close - marking the end of an era.
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