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Football pitches scheme to go ahead in town near Doncaster

A Doncaster community organisation has won its battle to create new football pitches in their home town.
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Isle MP, Andrew Percy, and Isle of Axholme North Councillors, John Briggs and Julie Reed, met with Severn Trent to discuss on-going resident concerns about flooding and drainage in the Crowle and Ealand area.

Isle councillors and MP meet to discuss flooding issue

Isle councillors have met with a water company to discuss resident’s concerns about flooding in Crowle and Ealand.

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Council cleans up at awards night

Council cleans up at awards night

North Lincolnshire Council has scooped an award for a Spring clean up campaign.

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Coun Richard Hannigan, Cabinet member for Policy and Resources at North Lincolnshire Council.

Crackdown on highway verge damage

Highways officers are set to use new powers to crackdown on highway verge damage across North Lincolnshire.

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The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Yorkshire this weekend.

Weather warning: Snow and ice on the way as Met Office issues warning for Yorkshire this weekend

Temperatures will plummet this weekend as an icy blast arrives across much of Yorkshire bringing with it snow showers and icy conditions.

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COLUMNIST: The politics of a changing climate

COLUMNIST: The politics of a changing climate

It’s not hard to understand why only ten to 15 per cent of people contact their MP each year.

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Bobby McGeechan, of Scawsby, pictured with his Green Bin, which will allegedly not be emptied until March. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Green Bin MC 1

Anger as Doncaster green bin cuts bite

Residents are being left  frustrated as Doncaster Council's decision to axe green bin collections over the winter starts to kick-in, it is claimed.

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Heavy rain is expected in parts of Yorkshire on Wednesday morning.

Flood warning: Things are going to get very wet in parts of Yorkshire tomorrow

The Met Office has issued a warning for the west of Yorkshire as a spell of heavy rain and high winds threatens flooding and damage to homes.

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Protest camp set up at proposed fracking site near Doncaster

Anti-fracking campaigners have set up a protest camp at a site near Doncaster.

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An example of fly-tipping.

Sheffield farmer's concern over 'hidden cost' of fly-tipping as councils spend £1.6m clearing dumped litter

Rural experts are warning of the ‘hidden cost’ of fly-tipping after it was revealed South Yorkshire councils spent more than £1.6 million clearing up 23, 000 incidents of dumped litter last year.

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Kevan Mason, of Greenhow, walks his dogs across a snow cover field at Greenhow, near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire. Picture James Hardisty.

Weather warning: Snow and high winds continue to batter Yorkshire as forecast predicts extended cold blast

The icy blast of snow, high winds and ice is expected to continue today with the Met Office re-issuing its Yellow Warnings for Yorkshire.
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Pupils at Epworth Primary Academy taking part in the NSPCC Times Tables Challenge

Full marks for charity times table challenge

Children at Epworth Primary Academy enjoyed a maths lesson with a difference by taking part in a times tables challenge run by a children’s charity.

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Flytipping left in Finningley

Doncaster Council spent more than £500k cleaning up mess left by flytippers last year, new figures reveal

An agricultural expert is warning of the ‘hidden cost’ of flytipping, after it was revealed that Doncaster Council spent more than half a million pounds on cleaning up the town in just 12 months.

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A period of wet, windy and snowy weather is expected to hit Yorkshire next week.

Weather warning: Gales, showers and snow set to hit Yorkshire as jet-stream sweeps in cold snap

Forecasters are predicting a short, sharp shock of cold temperatures next week as a jet-stream pushes wintry showers, high winds and snow across Britain.

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Writing out a litter ticket in Doncaster

Deal struck over litter fines

Doncaster and Rotherham councils have struck up a deal over tackling environmental crime across the two towns.

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Robin Erithacus rubecula, sitting in grass, March

Eagle-eyed Sheffield pupils take part in the world’s biggest schools’ wildlife survey

Blackbirds and robins are at the top of the checklist for school children as the world’s biggest schools’ wildlife survey begins.

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A civil enforcement officer at Doncaster Council writes a fine for littering.

Fall in litter and dog fouling across Doncaster

Doncaster is looking into merging its 'environmental crime' enforcement team with that of Rotherham, after figures showed a 20 per cent fall in offences.

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Richard Hannigan

Volunteers needed for Isle partnership projects

The Isle of Axholme and Hatfield Chase Landscape Partnership is looking for volunteers to get involved in their local projects.

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Doncaster Voices: “What are Doncaster’s hidden gems we should shout about?”

Doncaster Voices: “What are Doncaster’s hidden gems we should shout about?”

Welcome to Doncaster Voices, your weekly forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words with name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk - Your views may appear here next week when subject is ”What ​parking plan would best serve Doncaster residents & visitors?”

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Pictured left to right are Patrick Fielding, Dick Farthing, Frank Wilkinson, Diana Hoyle, Geoff Wright, and Larry Groves, who are concerned for the future of Rose Hill Fields, in Bessacarr

Doncaster beauty spot could be built on after sell-off, fear residents.

Residents fear moves to sell off a peaceful Doncaster beauty spot near their homes could see it end up as another housing estate.

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