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2008-07-16 00:00:32

A STUDY into the genetic causes of obesity is being piloted in Sheffield with the help of a fitness specialist who lost 12 stones.

2008-07-08 00:00:22

Plans to merge two secondary schools in the north of Sheffield could be called off after the new Liberal Democrat council suggested an alternative solution to the Government.

2006-10-21 18:00:21

By JIM MCBETH THE smiles and convivial air say it all. They are obviously all close friends or family, dressed in their best clothes and fine jewellery for a quiet get-together.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.