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Dad creates app that forces children to text their parents back

A father was so fed up with his teenage son ignoring his messages that he created an app - to force him to text back.

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Only weeks left to claim 30 hours free childcare for September

Thirty hours free childcare is available for three and four year olds of working families from next month, but parents must apply before 31 August 2017 to receive funding from this September.

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Phil Bedford and Stuart Bolton are hoping hoping Stainforth4All will be able to create a soft plan centre in the community

Soft play centre plan for new Doncaster community hub

Plans have been drawn-up to build a new public building in a Doncaster town  - complete with a major soft play area for children.

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Don’t miss free childcare deadline, Sheffield parents warned

Sheffield parents are being warned they could lose hundreds of hours of free childcare if they miss the application deadline.

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Route confirmed for HSBC UK City Ride in Sheffield

Route confirmed for HSBC UK City Ride in Sheffield

British Cycling and HSBC UK have confirmed the route for the HSBC UK City Ride which will take place in Sheffield on July 16.

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Six top tips for getting through a relationship breakdown

They say that everyone is happier when the sun is out but sadly for some it isn’t always as simple as that.
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A Doncaster supermarket is set to celebrate Father's Day this weekend with a father and two daughters who work side-by-side in the same store every day.

Doncaster supermarket celebrates Father's Day with family trio

A Doncaster supermarket is set to celebrate Father's Day this weekend with a father and two daughters who work side-by-side in the same store every day.

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The most adulterous constituencies in the north revealed - is Doncaster one of them?

Newcastle upon Tyne East is the most adulterous constituency in the North East, and 6th in the UK overall.

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Wannabe mum boss wanted to launch online parenting community in South Yorkshire

Wannabe mum boss wanted to launch online parenting community in South Yorkshire

The search is on to find a budding mum boss to set up a new parenting community.

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New scheme to help more parents with the costs of childcare

On Friday April 28, the Government is launching a brand new scheme called ‘

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Love at first sight led to 75 years of happy marriage for couple

Love at first sight led to 75 years of happy marriage for Holmewood Care Home residents Jack and Muriel George.

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Don't take allergies lying down - brand new bouncy anti-allergy bedding is a winner

Slumberdown’s brand new Bouncy Anti-Allergy collection claims to ensure night time allergy sufferers don’t have to take allergies lying down or compromise on comfort.
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Don't take allergies lying down - brand new bouncy anti-allergy bedding is a winner

Slumberdown’s brand new Bouncy Anti-Allergy collection claims to ensure night time allergy sufferers don’t have to take allergies lying down or compromise on comfort.
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Big Lottery Fund helps mums pack a punch in Sheffield

Big Lottery Fund helps mums pack a punch in Sheffield

A small women’s kickboxing group in Stannington, Sheffield has been awarded funding from the National Lottery’s Big Lottery Fund so it can offer free exercise to mums with children who struggle to find childcare.

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Sheffield couple mark 60 years of marriage

Sheffield couple mark 60 years of marriage

It was the year Donny Osmond was born, Harold Macmillan succeeded Anthony Eden as Prime Minister and BBC TV first broadcast astronomy series The Sky At Night with Patrick Moore.

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Gill Redman has met her brother Jason for the first time

Siblings meet after 42 years, and they worked for the same company

A Doncaster woman met the brother she never knew she had - and believes they had often spoken on the phone without knowing their link.

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South Yorkshire couple win £30,000 wedding

A Sheffield couple is celebrating after scooping the top prize in a competition to give them the wedding of their dreams.

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Isle fat loss expert ties the knot

Isle boot camp coach and fat loss expert Sue Taylor recently married Neil Birch at Ye Old Belle near Retford.

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Love is ... gestures, not purchases, for more mature Valentines

Valentine gestures, not love letters, on cards today for Sheffield's more mature romantics

Over 50s across the area are not falling for commercially driven Valentine's pressure today.
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