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Doncaster set for jobs boost

Doncaster is set for a jobs boost as BT announces a recruitment drive in the borough.

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Sheffield Waterstones hosts an evening with bestselling author of The Bone Season trilogy

Sheffield Waterstones hosts an evening with bestselling author of The Bone Season trilogy

Samantha Shannon, bestselling author of the fantasy novels known as The Bone Season series will be discussing her work and signing copies of her new book The Song Rising (Bloomsbury £12.99) at a special event in store on Friday March 31 from 7pm.

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TRAVEL ALERT: Delays at Doncaster Railway Station due to power failure

Train passengers are being advised of service disruption at Doncaster Railway Station this morning.

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Royal Mail staff outside the Middle Bank sorting depot in Doncaster this morning

Doncaster postal workers walk out on strike

Hundreds of postal workers in Doncaster have walked out on in an industrial dispute this morning
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Could you join the line up? Firefighter recruitment opens

Could you join the line up? Firefighter recruitment opens

The waiting is almost over. Thousands of people are expected to jump online on Monday 27 March when the two week recruitment window opens at noon for the next full-time firefighter training course.

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Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1 million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research.

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Managers get ‘Back to the Floor’ in celebration of National Apprenticeship Week

Managers from North Lindsey College went ‘back to the floor’ in celebration of National Apprenticeship Week.

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Sheffield apprentice Kairon Flowers at 10 Downing Street.

Apprenticeship Awards: Visit to Number 10 for Sheffield's Kairon

A Sheffield apprentice was invited to 10 Downing Street for a special event to celebrate the value of on-the-job training.

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Husband and wife team buy out partner at dental practice

Andrew Gatecliff and his wife Leanne have bought out John Wolverson from the Limes Dental Practice in Epworth Doncaster, in a deal funded by the Royal Bank of Scotland.

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Grade II 18th century wedding and events venue scoops top award

An Isle wedding and events venue has received a top award.

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Apprenticeship Awards: Learning need never stop

Apprenticeships can help people fulfil their potential all through their careers - not just when they leave school.
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Scientists build Wi-Fi 2,000 faster than UK average

Scientists build Wi-Fi 2,000 faster than UK average

Boffins have come up with the fastest ever Wi-Fi, that can download 60 films every second - by creating a signal that hitches a ride on rays of light.

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Phishing scams are becoming ever more sophisticated – and firms are struggling to keep up

Phishing scams are becoming ever more sophisticated – and firms are struggling to keep up

Companies are bombarded with phishing scams every day.

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Ed Miliband was runner-up in the local MP stakes.

Doncaster MPs back pledge on cider tax

Doncaster MPs Caroline Flint and Ed Miliband have backed a Government pledge to consult on tax levels for strong cider.

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Pocket money is at its highest level for 10 years

Pocket money in South Yorkshire at its highest level in 10 years

Pocket money in South Yorkshire is at its highest level since 2007 - but almost half of children think they should be getting more.

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Doncaster Sheffield Airport. Picture: Chris Etchells

#FlyDSA: “There are so many things that Doncaster Sheffield Airport does well”

“There are so many things that Doncaster Sheffield Airport does well,” Ian Smith, head of commercial and passenger experience, confirms with a nod.

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Sheffield based modelling agency putting disability in the spotlight

Sheffield based modelling agency putting disability in the spotlight

A Sheffield based modelling agency is helping to put disability in the spotlight.

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Jackie Grubb

Principal appointed to National College for High Speed Rail in Doncaster

The National College for High Speed Rail has appointed Jackie Grubb as its Principal, to lead the education of next generation rail technicians and engineers at the largest of the government’s five new, employer-led national colleges.

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Mother and son team Claire and Sam Wood run Stephensons coffee shop in Chesterfield. Sam began training as an apprentice through the Learning Unlimited scheme, part of the Chesterfield College Group.

Apprenticeship Awards: Training helps both businesses and individuals

Most 19-year-olds are still trying to figure out what they want to do in life.

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This is what Doncaster marketplace could like following, a multi-million pound revamp.

Doncaster’s ‘jewel in the crown’ set to sparkle with £5 million plan

The £5million regeneration of Doncaster market - described as the ‘jewel in the crown’ of the town centre - has moved closer.

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