A group of 53 Nigerian bishops made a recent trip to the Isle to discover more about John and Charles Wesley, who are credited with founding Methodism.
An Isle of Axholme farm has drawn up plans to build an extra hen house.
The health trust which looks after mental healthcare for the Isle holds its next meeting this month.
Two people have come forward with an offer to take on clean-up work around Crowle.
Multi-million selling girl band The Saturdays will live up to their name when they arrive in Doncaster for a huge outdoor concert tonight.
Music fans can look forward to a feast of fun today as the ever-popular Fake Festival returns to Sandall Park.
Legendary Last Of The Summer Wine and Open All Hours creator Roy Clarke has written a new chapter in his career.
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Two care assistants have been found guilty of mistreating severely disabled patients in their care at a Doncaster hospital.
South Yorkshire’s Ben Parkinson, the soldier thought to have survived the worst ever battlefield injuries in Afghanistan, collected his MBE today.4 comments
The price of the paper has gone up but there’s a way to get your Free Press for less - with a voucher for popular family restaurant Frankie and Benny’s also forming part of the bargain.
Doncaster fire crews spent two hours putting out the flames from a burning garage in Balby last night.
More than 1,500 pheasants have been destroyed in a fire at a Doncaster farm.
Tributes have been paid to South Yorkshire actor Paul Shane who died today.3 comments
HUNDREDS lined Derwent Reservoir to remember the heroic Dambusters of World War Two as a Lancaster bomber flyover commemorated the 70th anniversary of the famous RAF raid.
An armed robber has denied murder by stabbing a man in the heart and claimed he only intended to “scare” his victim with the knife, a court heard.
The Doncaster ex-soldier who commanded a group of young computer hackers when they launched sophisticated cyber attacks on major global institutions, is today starting a prison sentence.
Boy band sensations One Direction - featuring Doncaster’s Louis Tomlinson have announced a huge 2014 world tour.
The family of wounded hero Ben Parkinson are leaving Doncaster today for their date at Buckingham Palace.1 comment
A former soldier from Doncaster will learn today if he is to be jailed for his part in a sophisticated computer hacking network which stole sensitive data from across the world.1 comment
A witness appeal has been launched in a bid to trace heartless owners who left a dog to die.11 comments
An MP has called on the Government to take urgent action to tackle long-term unemployment in Barnsley.
Tickhill staged its annual scarecrow festival earlier this month. Our picture shows Connie (left) and Tilly Boyd, of Armthorpe, admiring a scarecrow inspired by Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge.
Emmerdale star Chelsea Halfpenny is backing a fostering recruitment drive.
A childless couple who tried for 10 years to have a baby have made medical history – by having quads from a single embryo.
The tea party was swinging at Doncaster Minster on Saturday May 4 as visitors and volunteers tucked into homemade treats.
An Isle brewery is moving to a larger site to cope with extra demand for their ales after just a year in business.
Celebrating world-beating success, 18 pages of sport and a packed news agenda - it’s all in your favourite Free Press.
This is the first glimpse of a huge new supermarket which it is hoped will bring 300 jobs to an unemployment blackspot.2 comments
Emmerdale star Chelsea Halfpenny has teamed up with Doncaster Council to launch a new recruitment campaign for foster carers.
A man who attacked his partner in front of their children has been placed under supervision for two years by a Doncaster court.1 comment
A man injured in a Doncaster traffic collision last weekend has died.3 comments
Massive changes in the social care system have helped a Doncaster firm embark on a recruitment drive that will more than double its workforce.1 comment
Fire crews from Doncaster station were called to two car blazes earlier today.
A Dearne home which had become a hot spot for drug dealing and anti-social behaviour has been closed and the occupants kicked out.
Road safety was pressed home to staff and patients at a Doncaster hospital.
A Doncaster bakery has created more jobs by expanding its fleet of ‘Bap Vans’ to bring lunch to workers across the region.
British Transport Police are hunting yobs who caused terror for passengers when they threw a stone at a train in Swinton.
An armed masked robber used a ladder to get into a first-floor flat then stabbed the occupant to death through the heart, a court heard.
The proud dad of Doncaster showbiz sensation Sheridan Smith has promised to build his daughter a bigger trophy shelf - after she scooped the best actress gong at the BAFTAs.
POLICE are investigating reports of a potentially live grenade at a property on Newbigg, Westwoodside.
A Doncaster health trust is encouraging staff to speak out about concerns over patient safety,
New mayor of Doncaster Ros Jones has moved to improve the town’s belgeaured children’s services department in her first week in power.
A Doncaster writer has seen her book rocket to the top of the charts after being featured on a popular daytime TV programme.2 comments
Doncaster’s newly elected mayor Ros Jones has pledged to make children’s services a priority and boost employment in the borough.5 comments
Stealing from the changing rooms at The Dome is being investigated by police who hope readers of The Star can identify a suspect.6 comments
A former South Yorkshire Times reporter who braved Hitler’s bombs to keep the paper going during World War Two has died.
Firefighters were called out to Conisbrough after a tree caught fire.
A cobbler who shod generations of families in just short of 50 years in business at Goldthorpe, has finally laid down his last.
Health chiefs are to give patients at Scunthorpe Hospital slipper socks - in a bid to prevent patients falling.
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