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Sheffield's 'worst road' to benefit from share of £10m funding boost for South Yorkshire highways

Sheffield's 'worst road' is set to benefit from a share of £10 million to improve highways across South Yorkshire.
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Official opening of the Nation College for High Speed Rail in Doncaster

Doncaster Voices: Encouraging more young people to choose careers

Welcome to Doncaster Voices, your weekly forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words with name, title & photo to chris.page@jpress.co.uk. Your views may appear here next week when topic is “How to encourage more people to volunteer within community?”

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Elijah Lawal, Google's communications manager for the UK and Ireland.

Google joins forces with Which? to launch a new online safety course

GOOGLE has expanded its inventory of initiatives to boost the UK’s digital skill levels by teaming up with consumer body Which? to launch a new course in online safety.

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Dan Fell. Pix: Shaun Flannery/shaunflanneryphotography.com

Doncaster Chamber shortlisted to win national business award

Doncaster Chamber’s leading work to “bridge the gap” between young people leaving education for the world of work and businesses looking to recruit and retain a skilled workforce has been shortlisted to win a national business award.

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Families and friends celebrate Amazon Doncaster’s new team

Amazon’s newest UK fulfilment centre has welcomed more than 500 new team members and millions of products at the site in Doncaster.

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MP pushes for better coverage from mobile phone operators

Isle MP Andrew Percy has started his latest round of meetings this week with mobile phone networks as part of his long-running campaign to secure better mobile coverage for local people.

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Diana Veidere and Callum Armstrong

Career kick-start for apprentices on Great Yorkshire Way

Two young people are setting off on engineering careers after landing apprenticeships with Carillion building the second phase of the Great Yorkshire Way, on behalf of Doncaster Council.

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Charlotte Dimond, Adrian Banks, John Magee and Di Rogers with students at Doncaster College during Retail Matters Week.

Doncaster College students speak to experts during Retail Matters Week

Students at Doncaster College have been given an insight into the world of shopping as part of Retail Matters week.

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Rob Waltham

Apprenticeship event showcases options available

North Lincolnshire Council is hosting an apprenticeship event next Thursday, October 26, between 9.30am and 12.30pm at The Pods in Scunthorpe.

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JOB: Could you be the new head of adult disability and mental health services?

JOB: Could you be the new head of adult disability and mental health services?

North Lincolnshire Council is currently advertising for a head of adult disability and mental health.

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See where the mobile speed cameras will be this week

Mobile speed cameras for North Lincolnshire and Humberside from Thursday, October 19, until Wednesday November 1.

Transport
Are you a money hoarder?

VIDEO: Brits on average hide £11,000 from loved ones

Almost half of Brits admit to hiding money that their loved ones know nothing about – with the average being more than £11,000, new research has found.

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South Yorkshire cycling loyalty scheme rewards launched

South Yorkshire businesses are cashing in on the region’s growing bike culture by signing up to a new cycling loyalty scheme which offers discounts and rewards to customers arriving on two wheels.

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Demolition starts on law courts

Visitors to Rotherham saw progress being made around Forge Island this week.

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South Yorkshire toddler is Asda’s newest recruit after personal intervention by CEO

South Yorkshire toddler is Asda’s newest recruit after personal intervention by CEO

Most youngsters want a replica football or rugby shirt or perhaps a superhero outfit – however, two-year-old Zakk North from South Yorkshire is such a big fan of Asda, that he’s become the supermarket’s latest ‘recruit’ after the supermarket-loving toddler was give two specially-made Asda “work shirts” with his name on.

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Rob Waltham

Leader welcomes plans to introduce smart ticketing

A council leader has welcomed plans to introduce smart ticketing.

Transport
Talks look to have averted a Doncaster bin strike

Breakthrough in talks to avert Doncaster Christmas bin strike

A bin strike which could have hit Doncaster over Christmas looks to have been averted after unions reached an agreement with bosses.

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An artist's impression of the proposed Vulcan hangar

Vulcan bomber tourist attraction plan submitted for Doncaster sewage plant land

Plans for a tourist attraction in Doncaster based around the iconic Vulcan bomber have moved forward with a planning application now submitted.

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Free online skills session being held in Sheffield for people with sight loss

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is helping people with living with sensory loss in get online as part of its ambitious Online Today project.

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Blooming brilliant! Sheffield floristry apprentice wins place in skills finals

A Sheffield College floristry apprentice is preparing to put her vocational talent to the test by competing in the WorldSkills UK national finals.

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