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Laura Willis and Mary Callaghan package up the USB sticks for the people who use the service

FEATURE: City proves that charity really does begin at home

Carol Shepherd knows the importance of community.

Domestic violence illustraion.

My View, Paul Moffat: We say life does not have to be like this

It’s a sad fact that domestic abuse affects many children in our town.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visits Doncaster as part of the  'Remain' campaign  Picture Scott Merrylees

My View, Bill Morrison: We need to set a good example to young youths

An interesting conversation among ‘the grey brigade’ took place over coffee and it was all about manners.

The families of Carl Ryde and Tilly Pickering celebrate the results of their event

FEATURE: How just one person can change children’s lives

From bringing the Herd of Sheffield sculpture trail to the city this summer, to organising balls, races and bake sales, The Children’s Hospital Charity and their supporters are on a mission to make the incredible Sheffield Children’s Hospital even better.

Sharon Coe, from Askern, became Doncasters 10,000th Dementia Friend. She is pictured with Tom McKnight

My View, Dr David Crichton: 10,000 ready to help dementia patients

Yorkshire folk have a reputation for being friendly and caring and here in Doncaster our communities are full of people happy to lend a helping hand when it’s needed.

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Terry Wogan

My View, Stacey Nutt: patients show their trust in our doctors

Most people will be touched by cancer during the course of their lives.


COLUMN: Bringing the herd to the city streets

I first started thinking about organising a sculpture trail fifteen years ago, when visiting my parents who were living in Cincinnati, America.

Playing with friends is a no-cost summer holiday option.

Column: Save on summer holiday spending by introducing the kids to the simple life

As a child, the long summer holiday from school seems endless.

Julie and Chrissy

THE BOTTLE BLONDES: Growing old DISgracefully is much more fun!

Age is a funny thing - but then it depends how old you are as to how funny you find it I suppose.

Dr Alan Billings

Today’s columnist, Dr Alan Billings: Reminders of our good fortune

We often say that policing in this country is by consent. What we mean is that what the police do is broadly speaking what we want them to do.

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Cineworld Sheffield Disney Quiz champs 2016 - John Youle, 33; primary school assistantAbigail Screaton, 32, sales assistants Deborah Vaughan, 29, and Sarah Youle, 32.

VIDEO: Cineworld Sheffield Disney Quiz champions - can you do better? video

What is the number on Herbie's car bonnet in the Disney film The Love Bug?

Justin Fletcher

Love Mr Tumble? Children's TV entertainer Justin Fletcher is coming to the region

Children’s TV entertainer Justin Fletcher is coming to the region and tickets go on sale this week.


Festival highlights South Yorkshire parks’ value to community

A new music and arts festival will highlight the value of the city’s parks to their local communities.

Dizzee Rascal got fans jumping and going Bonkers at Tramlines Pictures by Dean Atkins and Glenn Ashley

VIDEO & SLIDESHOW: Tramlines is a smash hit as music fans go Bonkers video

Tramlines, the UK’s biggest urban music festival, rolled back into Sheffield at the weekend and proved a smash hit with around 100,000 music lovers. 8 comments

Milburn perform secret gig at The Leamill

VIDEO: Milburn 'secret' Leadmill gig is smash hit with Sheffield Tramlines fans video

Sheffield indie comeback stars Milburn proved a smash hit with Tramlines fans when they performed a surprise sold out midnight gig at the city's iconic Leadmill.

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CCTV footage released as part of the British Transport Polices campaign shows a near miss

VIDEO: Police release sickening CCTV footage to keep people off railway lines

British Transport Police have released sickening CCTV footage to serve as a warning to young people over trespassing on railway lines.


Protein shakes recalled over allergy risk

Protein shakes recalled over allergy risk

A health product manufacturer is recalling a batch of protein shakes because they contain potential allergens not mentioned on the label.

Warning to brides after woman conned out of thousands in catering scam

Warning to brides after woman conned out of thousands in catering scam

A catering company owner has rebuked claims their account was hacked, after a bride-to-be was conned out of £4,000.

AMYA hikers present money to The Red Cross

Sheffield’s Muslim youth step out for the British Red Cross in honour of leader

Young Muslim hikers from South Yorkshire tackled the Yorkshire Three Peaks to raise cash for the British Red Cross and in memory of youth leader and humanitarian Kamal Aftab.

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Richard Budge

South Yorkshire's 'King Coal' dies

The South Yorkshire businessman whose reign over the UK’s pits earned him the nickname 'King Coal' has died. 1 comment

Travel rss

Blue Note: sea and sky provide perfect backdrop

Blue Note Côte d'Azur shows its true colours

The Devil may have all the best tunes but thank God for French Riviera's good vibes that provided perfect upbeat antidote to sorrow surrounding recent nearby terrorism.

The Puff Inn serves MOD staff based on Hirta, the largest island in the St Kilda archipelago - 112 miles west of the Scottish mainland.

Wanted: Bar staff for UK’s most remote pub

IT IS the most remote pub in the British Isles, with a clientele of no more than 20.

Seaside traditions on the way out

Seaside traditions on the way out

With summer seemingly upon us, comparisons with the holidays of bygone years are as inevitable as peeling skin and complaints about the heat.

A Doncaster rail service has been suspended this afternoon due to a rail line buckling in the heat.

TRAVEL ALERT: Doncaster train service suspended as rail line buckles in the heat

A Doncaster train service has been suspended this afternoon due to a rail line buckling in the heat.


110,000 holiday bookings at risk as low cost travel firm goes bust

A cut-price travel firm has gone into administration - putting more than 100,000 holiday bookings with the firm at risk.

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