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Council set to access more competitive water market

The non-residential water supply market is due to become more competitive in April 2017. North Lincolnshire Council is preparing to access this market by joining forces with other regional authorities.

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Doncaster Deaf Trust

Good causes in Doncaster bag a share of £12.5m raised through selling carriers

Tesco customers have voted in their millions to help good causes in Doncaster bag a share of a £12.5m carrier bag charge fund.

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Lord Kirkham, pictured at Adwick Le street, Doncaster....8th May 2012 Picture by Simon Hulme

Doncaster moguls placed on rich list

Three Doncaster businessmen with a combined wealth of £1.15billion have made it into Yorkshire’s Rich List

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The iport side of the planned Lidl distribution base

500 jobs boost as Lidl announces major Doncaster plan

Plans for a major supermarket distribution centre in Doncaster are expected to create 500 jobs in the borough.

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Chairman of the UTC project steering group, Dan Fell

Business calls to plug skills gap

Business leaders have told why they believe Doncaster needs a technical college to bridge the gap between education and work.

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Isle residents advised to make the most of the freezer this Christmas

North Lincolnshire Council is encouraging residents to make the most of their freezer this Christmas and use the Food Standard Agency’s (FSA) Freezer Fairy tips.

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Neil Poole

North Lincolnshire Council continues commitment to concessionary travel passes

Across England, older people and those with disabilities are entitled to free bus travel between 9.30am and 11pm, Monday to Friday, and all day at weekends and banks holidays. In North Lincolnshire, we offer residents additional free travel, on top of the national scheme.

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Shock in store for shops?

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.

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Morley Place in Conisbrough is in a terrible state with a number of large potholes.

Pothole cash boost for Doncaster roads

Doncaster is set to be handed enough cash to fix more than 7,000 potholes in the borough’s roads, says the Government.

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One lane is closed closed and there isqueuing traffic for 11 miles and long delays on A1(M) at J35 M18, as a result of the broken down vehicle.

Broken down lorry causing major delays on Doncaster motorway

Motorists travelling on a Doncaster stretch of motorway are experiencing significant delays this morning, due to a broken down lorry.

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Sofa so good? Picture: Shutterstock

One in ten of us never clean our sofa ... is it you?

One in ten Brits never clean their sofas despite them being regularly stained with food, drink and even (eugh alert!) bodily fluids.
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Affected adapters

Kindle adapters recalled over electric shock fears

Online retailer Amazon is recalling a range of power adapters for its Kindle Fire e-reader range, following the discovery that some items may carry a risk of electrical shock.

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Potteric Carr Visitor Centre

£650,000 state-of-the-art nature reserve to open tomorrow

This is the state-of-the-art visitor centre at a Doncaster tourist attraction which is set to open to the public for the first time tomorrow.

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Are you signs savvy?

QUIZ: Could you pass your driving theory test now?

As national Road Safety Week nears end of the road on Sunday, we ask if you're a better - or worse - driver than when you passed your test.
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The girls were travelling back to Doncaster after a shopping trip to Meadowhall

Doncaster dad demands answers after bus driver 'dumps' 13-year-old girls by side of road

A Doncaster dad has demanded answers after his young daughter was ‘dumped by the side of the road’ by a bus driver.

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Newscast stalwart Everard Davy

Tributes as voice of South Yorkshire falls silent after 20 years

Today marks end of an era as a long-standing Radio Sheffield newscaster retires.

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Make a pledge to stay sharp on Sheffield roads

Make a pledge to stay sharp on Sheffield roads

This Road Safety Week (November 21-27), a local optician has donated high visibility vests to a local Brownies group.

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Artists impression of how the area around Doncaster Station could appear under the town centre masterplan

Multimillion pound plans drawn up to transform Doncaster town centre.

Multimillion pound plans have been drawn to transform the face of Doncaster town centre.

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South Yorkshire college dance and theatre students kick off Britain’s Got Talent auditions

A Barnsley College dance group will be the first to audition in front of talent scouts for the next series of Britain’s Got Talent airing in 2017.

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Doncaster bus passengers can now buy tickets using their smartphone

Stagecoach bus passengers across Doncaster can now instantly buy and download day tickets to their smartphone using the latest technology.

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