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Plans get underway for community champion awards

North Lincolnshire Council has started planning the sixth Community Champion Awards taking place at The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe on Thursday 23 November 2017 and is looking for a business sponsor.

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The first ballot boxes are emptied in Doncaster and the count begins. In one of the closest general elections of recent times hundreds of thousands of votes are counted in the Labour leader, Ed Miliband's constituency, Doncaster. Party leaders Miliband and Cameron are hoping to win an overall majority but It's expected to be the closest general election in decades.

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Doncaster mayoral election candidates tell you why you should vote for them

Doncaster goes to the polls next month to elect the mayor who will run the borough.

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Doncaster mayoral election: what matters to you

Bins, parking, anti-social behaviour, and care for the elderly look like they could be among the big issues in this year’s Doncaster mayoral election.

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Save money on your energy bills by signing up to collective switching scheme

Do you want to save money on your fuel bills? Sign up to North Lincolnshire Council’s successful collective switching scheme that aims to help save you time and money on your fuel bills by finding you a better deal.

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Doncaster MP Ed Miliband to stand in next election

Former Labour leader Ed Miliband has confirmed he is to stand in the next election.

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Sheffield Hallam MP Nick Clegg

General Election 2017: Who's standing in South Yorkshire?

The people of South Yorkshire will choose their MPs this summer after a snap General Election was called for June 8.

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Council leader welcomes new rules to tackle rogue landlords

North Lincolnshire Council’s leader, Councillor Rob Waltham has welcomed new rules announced by the Government on that will help councils to crackdown on rogue landlords.

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BREAKING: Prime Minister Theresa May has called a snap general election

Prime Minister Theresa May has today called a snap general election.

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South Yorkshire MP takes the blindfold challenge

Last Friday Dan Jarvis, the MP for Barnsley Central, met with Guide Dogs for the Blind to discuss the problem of access refusals to taxis.

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Brightside and Hillsborough MP Gill Furniss with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

South Yorkshire politicians react to surprise snap General Election announcement

Politicians of all colours across South Yorkshire are preparing to go on the campaign trail after Prime Minister Theresa May announced a snap General Election would be held this summer.
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St Leger Homes in Doncaster wins award for excellence

Housing provider St Leger Homes of Doncaster is celebrating winning an award from national tenant engagement experts Tpas for the work it has done reaching out to tenants with its innovative Annual Review process.

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Doncaster MP visits school before TV appearance

Ed Miliband used a question and answer session with students at Mexborough Academy to prepare for a TV talk show appearance.

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Council signs charter to raise awareness of motor neurone disease

North Lincolnshire Council has agreed to adopt the motor neurone disease (MND) Charter in support of local people living with this terminal disease and their carers.

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Dominic Beck

Competition to inspire South Yorkshire tenants and leaseholders to show off their gardens

Rotherham Council has launched its annual gardening competition in the run up to National Gardening Week, inviting council tenants and leaseholders to enter the popular contest.

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Isle students in a showcase and celebration of choreography work

Isle students were among youngsters who took part in a showcase and celebration of choreography work at Outwood Academy Foxhills at the weekend.

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Sheffield Central MP Paul Blomfield

MP raises over £1,800 for Sheffield women’s charities

Sheffield Central MP Paul Blomfield has raised £1,849.00 for women’s charities Sheffield Rape Crisis and Ashiana Sheffield.

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Charities and community groups to benefit from Lincs Lotto

North Lincolnshire Council is on the lookout for local good causes to benefit from Lincs Lotto, a community lottery launching in North Lincolnshire later this year.

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Doncaster's Council's chief executive and Mayoral election returning officer Jo Miller (centre) and election team members Tina Knight (left) and Sara Youngs are pictured surrounded by ballot boxes at the Council's Civic Office.

Six candidates in the running to be Mayor of Doncaster

Six candidates will compete for the position of elected mayor of Doncaster in next month’s election.

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Pensioner slams council tax bill demanding she pay 19p

A pensioner has been left reeling after being slapped with a council tax bill - for just 19p.
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Police and partnership staff during the operation

Crackdown on Doncaster's nuisance bikers gets underway

Partner agencies across the borough, including Doncaster Council and South Yorkshire Police, have carried out a joint operation throughout the town in a continued effort to tackle the problem of illegal off road motorcycles and quad bikes.
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