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More items recycled but fewer collections under revamped Doncaster bin changes

More items will be able to go into Doncaster household recycling bins - but collections are reducing to every two weeks.
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David Davis addressed an economic summit in Berlin

Britain could stay under European Court jurisdiction after Brexit, says David Davis

Britain could remain under European Court of Justice jurisdiction after the Brexit date of March 2019, but move to a new arbitration mechanism during the planned two-year transition, David Davis has suggested.

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Over 50 weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition have been handed into South Yorkshire Police during the first week of a guns amnesty organised by the force.

50 weapons and hundreds of ammunition rounds handed into South Yorkshire Police during first week of amnesty

Over 50 weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition have been handed into South Yorkshire Police during the first week of a guns amnesty organised by the force.

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Gritters ready to hit the roads of Sheffield are prepared at the Olive Grove Road depot

Gritters on standby as temperatures expected to plummet in South Yorkshire

With low temperatures forecast for tonight, gritters are on standby across South Yorkshire to make the region's roads as safe as possible.

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Chris Grayling boards a train in York on his way to Horsforth. Picture: Gary Longbottom

‘Look at what we’re doing’: Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has come out fighting over his department’s commitment to the North as he insisted the region’s leaders have all the same powers to improve services as their counterparts in London.

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VIDEO: Doncaster Council unveil new names for gritters after thousands vote in Twitter poll

Doncaster Council has unveiled the new name for a gritter after thousands voted in an online poll.
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The Doncaster Council poll has reached fever pitch

Doncaster Council asks Twitter uses to vote for bonkers new name for gritter

A poll created by Doncaster Council on social media has reached fever pitch as thousands cast votes for the witty name of its new gritter.

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Best decorated Tour of Britain bikes announced

One hundred and twenty professional cyclists raced around our area on 5 September when North Lincolnshire hosted an entire stage of this year’s OVO Energy Tour of Britain.

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Rubbish on the streets

Doncaster national capital for litter fines

Doncaster is the national capital for litter fines, according to figures published this week.
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Council beats target for determining planning applications by 41%

North Lincolnshire Council has determined 91 per cent of planning applications submitted between April and September 2017 within the set timescale – 41 per cent ahead of target.

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Stainforth

Town Council agrees to start work on neighbourhood plan

Residents in Stainforth are looking to take come control of their village's future.

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The castle is being lit up with poppies over three nights as an act of remembrance (photo: Marie Caley)

Castle in South Yorkshire lit up up with poppies for Remembrance Day

Giant poppies have been beamed onto the walls of a South Yorkshire castle for Remembrance Day.
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Serving members of the Armed Forces and veterans can get free travel on First bus services

Free travel for Armed Forces personnel and veterans across South Yorkshire on Remembrance Sunday

Armed Forces personnel and veterans travelling to Remembrance services in South Yorkshire today will be able to get free bus and tram travel.
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Deputy mayor Glyn Jones

Doncaster Council agrees £120,000 public vote on controversial devolution plans

Doncaster Council has voted to run a £120,000 poll to ask every borough resident how they want devolved powers to be brought in for Doncaster.

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Chief executive stepping down after seven years

Andy Orrey, chief executive of Ongo, has announced his plans to step down from the role in 2018.

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Keepmoat Regeneration
Visit by pupils of Denaby Main Primary School to Keepmoat's site at Church Street, Thorne

Pupils see £8.5m housing development taking shape

Doncaster pupils donned their hard hats and high-vis vests for a behind the scenes tour of a new £8.5 million pound housing development.

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Richard Hannigan

Air quality in North Lincolnshire continues to improve

In North Lincolnshire Council’s Annual Status Report for 2017 that sets out the pollution data for 2016 it shows that air quality in the area continues to improve.

Environment
Liz Redfern

Council approves nature reserve near Belton to preserve scarce plants

North Lincolnshire Council has designated the Belshaw Heath site near Belton as a Local Nature Reserve, bringing the total number of Local Nature Reserves in North Lincolnshire to 17 and helping to preserve plants that are scarce or local to the area.

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Outstanding adoption service is looking for adoptive parents – is that you?

The search is on to find adoptive parents, by North Lincolnshire Council’s adoption team.

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Protect yourself against flu - get the vaccination

With winter just around the corner, this time of year is the flu season so it is important not to put off getting the flu vaccination.

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