Council’s fight for cash to repair Doncaster’s damaged roads

Doncaster is fighting for a share of a £1 million fund for South Yorkshire to fix its potholes.

Beverley Alderton-Sambrook, Head of Regeneration at Bassetlaw District Council; Mike Killoran, Group Finance Director for Persimmon; and Cllr Steve Scotthorne, Cabinet Member for Housing at Bassetlaw District Council (wearing the glasses).

Brick factory set to create jobs

Work has started on the construction of a brick factory near Doncaster, which will create dozens of jobs.

Doncaster Sheffield Airport.

Gale force winds cause flight delays at Sheffield Doncaster Airport

A number of flights at Doncaster Sheffield Airport are expected to be delayed today due to the high winds.

Bringing residents in sheltered schemes into the digital age

Bringing residents in sheltered schemes into the digital age

Residents in sheltered schemes at Ongo now all have access to the internet after wifi and new computer equipment have been installed.

Deadline today to defend your free press

Today is YOUR last chance to defend YOUR right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press ... and your right to know.
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Pots of money: coffee soaks up large part of 1,000 average annual work costs

Counting cost of office extras ... £40,000 during your career!

From quick cuppas to chipping in for colleagues' birthday presents, office staff can expect to spend staggering £40,000-plus on workplace costs in a lifetime.

£7.75 million funding for new homes and first dementia care scheme

Ongo Homes has received £7.75million in HCA (Homes and Communities Agency) funding to build 257 new homes by 2021.

There are delays of up to 60 minutes on a number of Doncaster rail services this morning, after a person was hit by a train.

Delays on Doncaster rail services due to person being hit by a train

There are delays of up to 60 minutes on a number of Doncaster rail services this morning, due to a person being hit by a train.
Phil Bonner

Discover Northern Lincolnshire’s aviation heritage at talk

Airfields of North Lincolnshire - including Sandtoft in the Isle - will be the topic for a series of talks starting next month.

Big year for Nigel Farage and, posthumously, David Bowie

Farage for PM, Bowie virtual tour, Brexit block brouhaha, trillionaire top Trump ... and other 2017 predictions!

2016 was an unprecedented year with massive global political upheaval, rise of Artificial Intelligence and centre stage being taken by issues such as post-truth, resurgent nationalism and technological unemployment.
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British Steel staff choose hospice as their nominated charity

British Steel staff choose hospice as their nominated charity

British Steel employees in Scunthorpe have chosen Lindsey Lodge Hospice to be their nominated charity.

Doncaster Central MP Rosie Winteron and Doncaster councillor Glyn Jones campaign with other Labour party representatives against increases in rail fares at Doncaster train station on Turesday January 3 3017.

Rail fare rise is ‘beyond a joke’

Labour councillors and MPs campaigned at Doncaster train station against increases in rail fares.

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ROADWORKS: See what’s happening on the roads

Here is a list of the current roadworks taking place in North Lincolnshire.

Work has begun to transform the empty room on Platform 3B of the station into a new watering hole called theDraughtsman Alehouse.

New alehouse set to open at Doncaster rail station

A new alehouse is set to open at Doncaster rail station in a former buffet room which has stood empty for 18 years.
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Greene King closed Lonsdale pub in Sandringham Road, Intake on Friday, December 30. PIcture: Google.

Brewery closes Doncaster pub due to it 'no longer fitting within core estate'

A national brewery chain has closed a Doncaster pub due to the premises 'no longer fitting' within its core estate, it confirmed today.

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Sun, sea, sand and ... stormy splits

It's "Divorce Day" ... but summer hols set to see marriage splits soar more

Today's first full working day of the year, historically dubbed "Divorce Day" by solicitors, has now been overtaken by end of summer holidays as peak season for marital break-ups.

Flat Battery Tuesday

FLAT BROKE: Drivers count cost of today's "Flat Battery Tuesday"

Today has been branded "Flat Battery Tuesday" with many motorists struggling to return to daily grind after leaving their car in the drive for a fortnight.

Sheffield social lenders are coning it in!

RETURN TO LENDER: Sheffield folk will start 2017 £100 poorer thanks to owing "friends"

The average Sheffield resident will see in the new year £100 out of pocket with 42 per cent of us having lent unreturned cash during 2016.
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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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