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£300,000 park plan in the pipeline for Doncaster village

A new park is set to be created in Doncaster using more than £300,000 which has come from developers.

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Rare opportunity to cruise up the 23 locks of the Giant’s Staircase on the Chesterfield Canal

At the end of the month, there is a rare opportunity to cruise up or down the 23 locks of the Giant’s Staircase on the Chesterfield Canal between Shireoaks and Kiveton Park.

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Ruins of North America House near Langsett Woods

History uncovered at sites around Sheffield

Secrets of the past have been revealed within a total 78 new areas of historical interest just discovered in stretches of South Yorkshire’s woodland.

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Litter pickers join forces with businesses to tidy up Sheffield

Litter pickers join forces with businesses to tidy up Sheffield

A group of like-minded environmentally friendly Sheffield people are joining forces with businesses to tidy up the city.

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Streets Ahead supports wildlife around Kelham Island by installing bird and bat boxes

Streets Ahead supports wildlife around Kelham Island by installing bird and bat boxes

Working with the River Stewardship Company and Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust in February, Streets Ahead has installed 16 bird and bat boxes at Kelham Island to encourage animals to inhabit the area.

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Path and tree work at Longshaw: Ranger Rachel Bennett moving cut beech logs from the old hedge

Path for people with disabilities and families with pushchairs opening soon at Peak District wood

Rangers at Longshaw are preparing to open a new path for older people and visitors with wheelchairs and pushchairs.

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One of the pink polar bears

April Fool: Salmon diet turns Yorkshire Wildlife Park polar bears PINK

Some Photoshop skills helped Yorkshire Wildlife Park put its April Fool's Day joke together this year.
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Poor air quality hotspots - Church Way, Doncaster.

Alert over bad air blackspots in Doncaster

Doncaster faces a ‘tremendous’ challenge to clean up its air and reduce the number of pollution- related deaths, according to the council.

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A high number of residents are queuing to use the Armthorpe recycling centre.

Revamp for Doncaster’s waste recycling

Plans have been brought in to revamp how Doncaster handles its rubbish - with some of it given away as second hand goods.

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The A630 in Conisbrough is one of seven pollution hotspots identified by Doncaster Council.

Council facing 'tremendous' challenge to clear up Doncaster's air

Doncaster faces a ‘tremendous’ challenge to clean up its air and reduce the number of pollution related deaths, according to the council.
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Overhead electricity power cables pass the cooling towers at Eggborough Power Station.. Picture Tony Johnson

Deal to slash energy costs for Doncaster residents

Bosses at Doncaster Council have signed a deal which they hope could help slash residents’ energy bills.

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s pollution drive

Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s pollution drive

Bosses at a major Doncaster tourist attraction are hoping to strike a blow against pollution.

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Help group to save and preserve Isle’s bridleways

Help group to save and preserve Isle’s bridleways

Countryside campaigners for the Isle get together next week, and would love new faces to join their ranks.

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A willow tit feeds its young. Picture by Peter Smith

Sheffield threatened bird project to start

Work starts this week on a project to protect and improve Sheffield habitats for one of the UK’s most threatened bird species, the willow tit.

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VIDEO: First look at plans in for £40m service station off A1(M) at Doncaster

A developer has revealed details of its plans for a £40 million service station off the A1(M) that would create 215 jobs.

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Sheffield Council says the Outdoor City is for all. Photo: Gemma Thorpe

Special Olympics: Sheffield is 'Outdoor City for all', says council

With Special Olympics athletes preparing for the UK National Games in Sheffield this summer, the city council has highlighted the outdoor options disabled people can enjoy.

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25th February 2017: Gavin Gleadall and son Lincoln (9) at the Doncaster Lock Open Day, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, UK.

Members of the public step inside Doncaster Lock - the biggest in the north

Members of the public were given a rare opportunity to step inside one of the north’s biggest locks recently.

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Get back to nature in Doncaster

Get close to nature by joining special ecological and wildlife training workshops from next month.

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Mysterious radioactive cloud moves towards UK as plane which tackled Chernobyl called in to find source

Mysterious radioactive cloud moves towards UK as plane which tackled Chernobyl called in to find source

A US Air Force plane which helped in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster has been called in to find the source of a mysterious radioactive cloud heading towards the UK.

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VIDEO: Solar system with seven Earth-like planets found around nearby star – here’s what they could be like

There have been many discoveries of potentially habitable planets orbiting stars other than our own over the last few years.

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