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Doncaster pit village residents to benefit from wellbeing scheme

Plans to transform a deprived Doncaster former pit village are set to be rolled out, health bosses have revealed.

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New Year pharmacy times.

Disruption to phone lines at hospital as new system is installed

Patients of Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole hospitals are being warned of potential disruption to the phone lines on Wednesday March 1.

Health
Mystery Building - Sheffield Crown Court.

Lock knife used to threaten man after Doncaster pizza shop row, court told

A meat factory worker threatened a man with a knife on a Doncaster street in the early hours after a row in a pizza shop

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Jordan Houghton against Luton. Picture: Marie Caley

Doncaster Rovers sweating on Jordan Houghton injury | Fergie slams Danny Hylton for alleged elbow

Doncaster Rovers are sweating on the fitness of key midfielder Jordan Houghton after the on-loan Chelsea youngster suffered a serious-looking knee injury in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Luton Town.

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Clive Griffiths, Doncaster Knights Director of Rugby. Picture: Marie Caley

Doncaster Knights: Clive Griffiths waxes lyrical about Nottingham victory

Doncaster Knights players can expect few critical comments when the coaching staff review Friday’s 29-7 Championship win against Nottingham at Lady Bay ahead of today’s training session.

Rugby Union
Jordan Houghton in action against Luton. Pictures: Marie Caley

Match analysis: Don’t panic! May Day for Doncaster Rovers against Luton Town

Don’t panic!

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Belles boss Emma Coates

SSE FA Women's Cup: Sheffield FC Ladies 0 Doncaster Rovers Belles 1

Doncaster Rovers Belles secured a hard fought win at neighbours Sheffield FC to get 2017 off to a winning start and advance to the fifth round of the SSE FA Women's Cup.

Football
Liam Welham scored Dons' first try. Picture: Andrew Roe

Keighley 30 Doncaster RLFC 22: Dons go out of cup in thriller

Doncaster RLFC made an early exit from the iPro Sport Cup, going down 30-22 against holders Keighley Cougars in an exciting first round tie at Cougar Park.

Rugby League
Conor Grant

Doncaster Rovers chief executive Gavin Baldwin reveals a deal is in place with Everton for Conor Grant

A deal is in place for Doncaster Rovers to sign Conor Grant from Everton in the summer - IF the midfielder wants to make the move.

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Autism Plus community fundraiser, pictured with Peter Hambly and Josh Garcia, has appealed for businesses to back the charity's 30th anniversary fundraising year

Football teams unite to help Sheffield autism charity celebrate 30th anniversary

South Yorkshire's top football clubs are uniting to help a Sheffield charity mark its 30th anniversary.

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Andy Butler and Danny Hylton chase down the ball. Photo: Marie Caley

Doncaster Rovers: Player ratings from the Luton Town clash

The Star’s Paul Goodwin assesses the performances at the Keepmoat Stadium.

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Neil Morris, Steve Gaughan and Mark Rankine

The Catt Chronicles: Part three – 1986/87-95/96: Bright young talent and the darkest clouds for Doncaster Rovers

Former Free Press sports editor Peter Catt continues his series looking back on his 50 years covering Doncaster Rovers, a decade at a time.

Doncaster Rovers
The Wedgwood china.

Antiques Column: Pretty tea sets with a limited value

Alarge percentage of tea servicefrom the nineteenth and twentieth centuries have limited value.

Opinion
The college would education for young people from all backgrounds

Column: Decision must be made about college

Within recent weeks the Government has – with a fair amount of fuss and fanfare – launched a consultation on a new Industrial Strategy and designated a number of places, including Doncaster, as Social Mobility Opportunity Areas.

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VIDEO: Dickie Bird exhibition celebrates Test cricket umpire legend at Experience Barnsley

Howzat! Yorkshire's own Mr Cricket Dickie Bird has been bowled over by a home town exhibition celebrating his extraordinary life and career at Experience Barnsley.
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Forensics officers at the scene of the shooting (Glenn Ashley

Man shot on Sheffield street 'had been attending family celebration'

A man who was shot in the chest on a Sheffield street had been attending a family celebration, according to a bystander.

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Doncaster Rovers v Luton Town

Match report: Doncaster Rovers 1 Luton Town 1

Alfie May scored his first goal for Rovers to help them rescue a point against promotion rivals Luton Town.
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Hate fact such crime still rising, not falling

Hate fact such crime still rising, not falling

Exactly a year ago, I wrote a column in the Free Press titled “Is hate crime really falling?”

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In the Saddle: Kacey’s ‘back’ in the saddle

In the Saddle: Kacey’s ‘back’ in the saddle

After a shoulder injury I'm now riding my horse, April, again after some time out. Luckily for me though it wasn't serious unlike a friend of mine, Kacey Chapman, who broke her back whilst out competing in cross country.

Opinion
Column: Yes sir, I can boogie, but don’t judge me!

Column: Yes sir, I can boogie, but don’t judge me!

Tripping the light fantastic says more about you and your potential partner than you think, according to experts.

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