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Plans for Indian restaurant to be built on former site of popular Doncaster pub

An Indian restaurant could soon be built on the former site  of a well-known Doncaster pub, under latest plans.

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Isle Poppy Appeal collector recognised for 50 years’ service to the Royal British Legion

Five decades of tireless fundraising has earned a charitable Isle pensioner deserved recognition.

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Organisers running Doncaster Tent City say they plan to close it down on Saturday, December 10.

Organisers plan to close Doncaster Tent City by end of the week

An 'exit strategy' has been put into place by the organisers of Doncaster Tent City, who say they plan to close the campsite for the borough's homeless by December 10.

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Child protection experts have ordered a review examining whether Doncaster youngsters are safe from sex abuse in sport.

Doncaster review into sex abuse in sport ordered by child protection experts

Child protection experts have ordered a review examining whether Doncaster youngsters are safe from sex abuse in sport.

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Kaiser Chiefs front man and politicians raise funds for murdered Yorkshire MP’s foundation

Supporters of the Jo Cox Foundation are appealing to the public to make a charity song recorded in her name this year’s Christmas Number One.

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Madeleina and Alba beside the student's protest poster

Sheffield student centre stage at Remain campaign high profile stunt

A Sheffield student and her artwork were centre stage at yesterday's Remain campaign high profile publicity stunt.

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Residents in Doncaster are being warned about a number of bogus council tax refund schemes currently in operation across the borough.

Doncaster Council warn of bogus council tax refund scheme

Residents in Doncaster are being warned about a number of bogus council tax refund schemes currently in operation across the borough.

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Workers represented by Unite the Unionat the Doncaster waste transfer station in Sandal Stones Road,Kirk Sandall are set to walk out on Monday, December 12.

Over 130 workers at Doncaster waste transfer station set to walk out on strike

More than 130 workers at a Doncaster waste transfer station are set to go out on a one-day strike in a row over pay and conditions.
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Julie Reed

North Lincolnshire Council’s adult social care service among the best in England

North Lincolnshire Council’s Adult Social Care Service is performing very well compared to the rest of the country.

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Richard Hannigan

Council set to access more competitive water market

The non-residential water supply market is due to become more competitive in April 2017. North Lincolnshire Council is preparing to access this market by joining forces with other regional authorities.

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The details have been released as part of the draft budget for the 2017/18 financial year, during which Doncaster Council needs to cut 26million from its already stretched budget.

COUNCIL BUDGET 2017/18: £86 to be cut for every man, woman and child in Doncaster

Doncaster residents are set to feel the pinch once more, as the local authority prepares to increase council tax by 3.9 per cent and cut 90 council posts in a bid to make £26m of savings.
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Mayor of Doncaster Ros Jones and Chief Financial Officer Steve Mawson

Exclusive: Doncaster Mayor Ros Jones on £26m cuts budget for 2017/18

Doncaster Mayor Ros Jones has answered our questions on the budget being proposed for the 2017/18 financial year, when the council will attempt to make £26m of savings, increase council tax by 3.9 per cent and lose 90 posts.
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New accommodation to help South Yorkshire people stay independent for longer

New accommodation to help South Yorkshire people stay independent for longer

Rotherham Council is pleased to announce the formal opening of four adapted, self-contained apartments in Shaftesbury House that offer short term accommodation for up to six weeks to adults with health and/or care needs under the badge of the ‘short stay project’.

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South Yorkshire MP urges ministers to safeguard post offices amid threat of closures

Michael Dugher, Barnsley East MP, has called on the Government to safeguard the future of local post offices.

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Isle residents advised to make the most of the freezer this Christmas

North Lincolnshire Council is encouraging residents to make the most of their freezer this Christmas and use the Food Standard Agency’s (FSA) Freezer Fairy tips.

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Neil Poole

North Lincolnshire Council continues commitment to concessionary travel passes

Across England, older people and those with disabilities are entitled to free bus travel between 9.30am and 11pm, Monday to Friday, and all day at weekends and banks holidays. In North Lincolnshire, we offer residents additional free travel, on top of the national scheme.

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Morley Place in Conisbrough is in a terrible state with a number of large potholes.

Pothole cash boost for Doncaster roads

Doncaster is set to be handed enough cash to fix more than 7,000 potholes in the borough’s roads, says the Government.

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MP attends NSPCC Schools Service’s Speak Out Stay Safe sessions in South Yorkshire

Sarah Champion MP attended an NSPCC Schools Service Speak Out Stay Safe sessions in at Canklow Woods Primary School in Rotherham on Friday.

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Rotherham Mayor's cadets

New ‘Mayor’s Cadets’ honoured in Rotherham

Three young people have been selected to carry out special duties as ‘Mayor’s Cadets’ in Rotherham.

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The battle of Orgreave

Doncaster Council condemn Home Secretary's decision not to hold inquiry into Orgreave

Doncaster Council has passed a motion condemning the Government’s decision to not to hold an inquiry into the so-called Battle of Orgreave.

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