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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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.