Doncaster MP Ed Miliband vows to support residents in fight against HS2 re-route through borough

"I will fight this HS2 route with you all the way" - that was the message from Ed Miliband during a meeting held last night in opposition to the new proposed route through Doncaster that could lead to the destruction of 200 homes.

American street artist Peregrine Church

VIDEO: It will be raining words at Sheffield's Off The Shelf - tell us your favourite Yorkshire sayings

Aye up. 'Av a gander at this. Tha'll niver believe thi eyes with all this Tyke talk when it's silin' it darn in tarn!

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Martha Byrnes face was covered in a painful rash after using the wipes

WARNING: Call for Aldi recall of ‘sensitive’ baby wipes after girl’s allergic reaction

A mum is demanding Aldi recall baby wipes after her two-year-old daughter suffered a horrific rash that looked like severe sunburn.

Business cyber alert

ALERT: South Yorkshire businesses warned to expect cyber attacks as risk increases

Regional businesses need to do more to protect themselves from cyber attacks with many firms unaware of the illegal access that hackers are obtaining to their servers, it has been claimed.

Richard Webster, of DJB Recycling.

NEW APPOINTMENTS: Sheffield firm DJB hires new business boss

Sheffield-based waste disposal company DJB Recycling has welcomed Richard Webster as business development manager.

National College for High Speed Rail.

Column: Celebrating six years of Sheffield City Region LEP

Column by Sir Nigel Knowles, chair of Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership

Amazon's Doncaster Fulfilment Centre

400 jobs boost for Doncaster

Doncaster is set for a jobs boost with 400 seasonal Christmas jobs to be recruited at Amazon, it was announced today.

The number of children living in workless households has increased in Doncaster

Rise in number of Doncaster children living with unemployed parents

The number of children living in out-of-work families has risen in Doncaster.

Big pants big suiccess

UTTER PANTS! How Bridget Jones boosted big underwear

We all giggled at the enormous underwear scene (reprised here) in first Bridget Jones film, now succeeded by successful baby sequel.
Workers on the Virgin Trains East Coast line, which runs through Doncaster, are to stage a 24-hour strike next week in a row over jobs and conditions.

Staff at Doncaster train operator set to stage 24-hour strike

Workers on the Virgin Trains East Coast line, which runs through Doncaster, are to stage a 24-hour strike next week in a row over jobs and conditions.

Doncaster law firm scoops top award for ‘investing in staff’

Doncaster law firm scoops top award for ‘investing in staff’

A Doncaster-based law firm has scooped a top award for ‘investing in staff development’.

Cast theatre in Doncaster.

Column: We need to celebrate our thriving cultural sector in Doncaster

By Dan Fell, chief executive officer of Doncaster Chamber

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Obsessed with mobis

MOBSESSION! UK phone users check their mobile phones billion times a day

UK mobile users are collectively checking their phones more than one billion times a day, according to a new survey of consumer habits.

Product recall hedge trimmer

DANGER: B&Q recalls hedge trimmer over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has recalled a hedge trimmer after it emerged that the motor could fail and fragments could be ejected through the casing vents, posing an injury risk to users.
Hugh Carson in his flying uniform.  With kind permission of Hugh Carson's grandson, Professor Phil Green

Doncaster's pioneering role in World War One air warfare revealed

A new exhibition in Doncaster reveals South Yorkshire’s pivotal role in the First World War battle for the skies.


Doncaster rail services affected due to engineering works

There are a number of train services affected at Doncaster Railway Station today.


Severe disruption on M18 at Doncaster after vehicle sheds its load

Motorists are experiencing severe disruption on the M18 this afternoon.

Up, up and away...Redbrick aims to raise 10,000 this weekend for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

VIDEO: Put your feet up to help raise £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with Redbrick

Forget sponsored runs for charity...this weekend you can help raise £10,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by putting your feet up or getting a good night's sleep!
Jeremy Scott, of Head of Regulatory at Lupton Fawcett.

Column: Know the risks of term time holidays

Column by Jeremy Scott, head of regulatory at Lupton Fawcett.

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Brazilian wandering spider aka Banana spider or Armed spider

ERECT-NID! World’s deadliest spiders, causing four-hour erection before death, found in ASDA bananas

Dozens of the world's worst spiders were found crawling out of a bunch of supermarket bananas.

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