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MP Ed Miliband to fight minister's decision to route HS2 through Doncaster countryside

Doncaster MP Ed Miliband plans to fight the plans to route HS2 through Doncaster countryside after the transport secretary confirmed the scheme.

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Join in the summer litter pick during Love Parks Week in North Lincolnshire

As part of Love Parks Week (July 14 to 23), North Lincolnshire Council is encouraging people to make their community one to be proud of by taking part in the summer clean up weekend on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July.

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Girls attending the Kicks Session at Hungerhill School as part of the EXPECT scheme

Boost for youth centres with new Doncaster activities project

Doncaster's youth centres could open more frequently under plans to transform youth activities in the borough.

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South Yorkshire event to celebrate the important role of parks

South Yorkshire event to celebrate the important role of parks

Rotherham is looking forward to celebrating its parks and the role they play in the lives of thousands of local people in ‘Love Parks Week’ which runs from July 14 to 23.

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Parish Councillors Howard Connell, Francis Jackson, Derek Collins, Adrian McLeay, Matthew Elder and George Gracey, pictured by Askern Level Crossing. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Crossing MC 1

Gridlock concerns over £45m Doncaster rail chord scheme

Concerned residents want action to deal with traffic chaos in their Doncaster village which they say has followed major changes to rail routes.

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Residents from Ivor Grove and Evanston Gardens protested against plans to build  new homes on their doorsteps.

£250,000 backing for controversial Doncaster housing scheme

A total of 50 new affordable houses are set to be built as part of a controversial Doncaster housing development.

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Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening

More than £169,000 invested to help thousands of South Yorkshire youngsters to into work

More than £169,000 will be invested in Sheffield and surrounding areas to help 42,000 young people make connections with the world of work.

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The Shimmer estate, Mexborough

Campaigners concerns over HS2 compensation offer for Doncaster estate

HS2 campaigners have raised concerns after compensation offers were made on a threatened Doncaster estate before a final decision on a route is made.

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Doncaster Council snooped to crack down on selling cigarettes to children

Doncaster Council snooped to try to catch shops selling booze and fags to youngsters

Doncaster Council bosses have used special powers to snoop in the borough eight times in the last 14 months.

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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
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Angry residents of West End Lane in Rossington who say they are plagued by flies from a local recycling plant

Residents angry as Doncaster recyling plan approved despite 'flies problem'

Angry residents say they will set up an action group after a metal recycling firm got the go ahead to extend its site in a Doncaster village despite concerns over flies.

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Doncaster Civic Offices

Nine official complaints against Doncaster councillors

Nine formal complains were made about the conduct of Doncaster councillors in a year, officials have revealed.

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Francis Jackson with the section of pit wheel at Alexander House, Askern

Town to mark its mining heritage

One of Doncaster's former mining towns is set to put its proud coal heritage on high-profile display in the town.

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Council ploughs £30,000 into new community hub for war veterans

Council ploughs £30,000 into new community hub for war veterans

North Lincolnshire Council has supported the armed forces veterans by helping them to set up the North Lincs Veterans Community Hub as part of the Armed Forces Community Covenant.

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An artists impression of the inside of the planned redeveloped Doncaster woolmarket

Pictures: How Doncaster market could look after major revamp next year

These pictures reveal how Doncaster's grade two listed wool market could look after a major planned revamp

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Andrew Percy

MP welcomes fall in unemployment in the Isle

Officials figures released today show a further downward trend for unemployment claims across the Brigg and Goole and Isle of Axholme constituency. The figures for May 2017 show that -

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Doncaster Council's Civic Building

Doncaster Councillors vote through pay rise

Doncaster's politicians have voted themselves through a pay rise.

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The price of the average house in Yorkshire has increased by more than 7,000 to 155,357 in the last year, according to an official index.

Yorkshire house prices on the rise - but not as fast as the national average

The price of the average house in Yorkshire has increased by more than £7,000 to £155,357 in the last year, according to an official index.
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Sandringham Road shops

Doncaster shops and parking set for boost under £18m scheme

Improvements to five local shopping parades, and several parking schemes, are included in an £18million works plan for Doncaster.

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The Shimmer estate, Mexborough

Extra cash hopes for Doncaster residents threatened by proposed HS2 demolitions

Officials may offer thousands of pounds more to residents on a Mexborough estate which is threatened by high speed rail plans.

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