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Suspected burglar arrested after chase through Doncaster town centre

Police arrested a suspected burglar after a chase through the streets of Doncaster this morning.

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Joyce Sheppard and Amy Cousens, Womens Lives Matter campaigners pictured protesting along with other supporters at Clock Corner, Doncaster.

Victory in fight to save Doncaster Women's Aid

Campaigners are today celebrating success in the battle to save Doncaster Women's Aid.

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Winifred Espin, of Rossington, has celebrated her 100th birthday

'My royal job offer was scuppered by mum's stroke'

Growing up, Winifred Espin had no running water. If she needed water, she went outside to use a pump near her home, at that time a cottage in Crowle.

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Police giving out parking tickets in a previous operation in South Yorkshire. Pic: Steve Ellis

Fines handed to motorists outside school after Doncaster crackdown on dangerous parking

Motorists have been fined after a crackdown on parking outside a Doncaster primary school.

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Doncaster town centre

Action over concerns about warm weather bringing in more town centre yobs

Police and council officials are meeting to set up an action plan to deal with a possible rise in town centre nuisance over the summer.

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We've got no secrets, say Doncaster freemasons at open day

They've been in Doncaster for more than 200 years.

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Do you remember when this Samurai armour was a popular exhibit at Doncaster Museum?

There was a time when it was one of the most popular exhibits at Doncaster Museum.

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'It's been 50 years - now sort out our Doncaster village's old slag heap'

It is nearly 50 years since their local colliery closed - but a group of frustrated Doncaster residents claim they are still waiting for its spoil heap to be properly restored.
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Three Doncaster mums l-r Claire Baigent, Louise McArthur and Helen Kerr-Higginson, have joined forces to launch the first peer support group for parents suffering with pre and postnatal depression in South Yorkshire, in affiliation with the UK's leading postnatal depression charity. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP PANDAS MC 2 'Writer:

Doncaster mums helping others to beat post natal depression

Having your first child is supposed to be a magical time.

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A PCSO outside a South Yorkshire school warning parents and issuing advice about parking illegally on roads surronding the school, and the dangers it can cause

Crackdown on 'dangerous' school parking in Doncaster

School-run motorists are set to face a crackdown - with police targeting dangerous parking outside schools in the west of Doncaster.

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Pictured outside The Village Practice are l-r Michelle Bailey, Village Practice senior receptionist, Sandra Cockcroft, Village Practice assistant manager, Dr. Muhammad Rahim, Surgery Partner, Liz Leggott, Auckley Surgey Practice Manager and Claire Holt, Village Practice medical secretary. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Surgeries MC 1

Mergers of Doncaster GP surgeries move forward, affecting thousands of patients

A number of Doncaster GP surgeries, serving thousands of patients, have finally merged, after months of talks and discussions.

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Dan Sweeney

Volunteer Dan bouncing back after oxygen starvation caused cerebral palsy

Dan Sweeney had a tough start in life.

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HMP Doncaster

Doncaster Prison sees 3,350 per cent rise in seizures of mobile phones and SIM cards

Doncaster Prison has seen the number of mobile phones and SIM cards seized from its inmates rise by over 3,000 per cent.

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Concerns have been raised over the money Doncaster gets for its schools

How Doncaster schools get hundreds of pounds less per pupil than other towns

Doncaster's MPs are demanding more cash for borough's schools after it emerged the borough is losing out under an "unfair" formula.

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Doncaster's first new swimming pool in a generation is up and running

As a youngster, Sara Pegden loved to swim.

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Vandals wreck memorial to Dambusters hero in Doncaster park on week of 75th anniversary of famous raid

Vandals have wrecked a memorial to a Dambusters hero in a Doncaster park, stealing the plaque from the site.

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Boy, 11, saves his mum's life after she collapses at their Doncaster home

He's only 11 - but Doncaster youngster Toby Roe is a lifesaving hero.
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Coun Andy Pickering, Coun Bev Chapman, and vice chairman of Mexborough and District Heritage Society Bill Lawrence with the plaque in memory of Eric Brook.

Honour for 177-goal Manchester City FC legend in his Doncaster area home town

A plaque is to be put up to commemorate a Doncaster football star whose goalscoring record lasted 78 years until it was beaten by Argentina star Sergio Aguero.

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Peter Robinson, Heritage Doncaster Curator of Human History, holds a Canopic Jar, which has recently been on display in Barnsley. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Museum MC 2

What are the items you can't see at Doncaster Museum?

It's home to some of the most well-loved treasures in Doncaster.

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Electro Music, on Copley Road, has closed.

Doncaster shop's closure is a 'massive blow' to music scene, says rock star

One of Doncaster's best known music shops has closed, with its loss described as a 'massive blow' by a big name star.

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