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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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Doncaster set for clean water boost with 3,000m of new pipes

Yorkshire Water will soon start work on a project to replace around 3,000 metres of clean water pipes supplying the village of Wroot, Doncaster.

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Clara Payne

Princely advice for Sheffield innovators

Two teenage innovators from Sheffield High School for Girls talked through their ideas on solving global issues with HRH the Duke of York at Buckingham Palace.

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Pupils Mathew Hagland, Stevie-Marie Scothern, Millie Sagar and Cadie Ward with Goldthorpe Staff Mr Wharton and Miss Morris with Lord Gardiner of Kimble (centre back)

Pupils are the bee’s knees

A Dearne school has been recognised by the government for pupils work in protecting bees.

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NORTHERN LIGHTS: How can we make the air cleaner in Sheffield?

As I write this column, the city is being visited by Horasis which styles itself as a global conference about China.

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Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend.

Sunny days and freezing nights forecast for Yorkshire this weekend

Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend as the cold snap continues to bite... but at least it will be bright and sunny.
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Yorkshire Wildlife Park praised for saving endangered polar bears

The Yorkshire Wildlife Park and the Yorkshire Park Wildlife Park Foundation have been praised for its ‘commitment and dedication’ to saving endangered polar bears in the lead up to the international Polar Bear Week.

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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.

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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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Parish Councillors Sue Tate, Fred Gee, Chairman, Dave Barrow and Anne Flanagan, Clerk, pictured, by the planned site of new play area and allotments. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Play Area MC 1

£300,000 park plan for Doncaster suburb

Plans have been drawn up for a £300,000 children's play area in a Doncaster suburb.

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Young people aged 16 to 25 who took part in the Princes Trust Team Programme at Dearne fire station earlier this year cleared rubbish, reinforced lakeside banks and created a nature trail as part of efforts to improve Manvers Lake.

Youngsters help clean up Doncaster beauty spot

Bosses at a beauty spot have praised youngsters for helping to transform one of Doncaster’s best loved green spaces.

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An artist's impression of the front view of the Humberhead & Peatlands NNR Resource & Education Centre , at Hatfield.

Education centre green light at Hatfield Moors nature reserve

Schools are set to be given the chance to get closer  to nature with a new learning centre at a high profile Doncaster nature reserve.

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VIDEO: We’re watching you - fly tippers risk being caught and fined up to £50,000

VIDEO: We’re watching you - fly tippers risk being caught and fined up to £50,000

Barnsley Council is warning fly tippers that they risk being caught on CCTV and prosecuted and fined up to £50,000 for disposing of waste and unwanted items illegally.

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Pictures of the flytipping

Call for end to flytipping incidents in Doncaster town

Community leaders have urged the public to keep their Doncaster town tidy after a spate of fly-tipping incidents.

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Dense fog is affecting much of Yorkshire this morning.

Fog warning issued across Yorkshire as Met Office warn commuters to take extra care on roads

Motorists in Yorkshire are being warned to take extra care this morning as the region is covered in a blanket of fog.
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Council joins forces with Woodland Trust to offer landowners the chance to plant trees

Council joins forces with Woodland Trust to offer landowners the chance to plant trees

Farmers and landowners in North Lincolnshire are being offered subsidised trees thanks to partnerships with the Woodland Trust.

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Storm Ophelia

When will Storm Ophelia hit Yorkshire?

With Tropical Storm Ophelia currently over parts of the UK, travel operators are warning for disruption and cancellations to ferry and train services.

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Storm Ophelia: All you need to know as former hurricane approaches Yorkshire

Storm Ophelia: All you need to know as former hurricane approaches Yorkshire

Strong winds are expected in Yorkshire as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia hit the UK.
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Project training volunteers to track climate change wins award

Project training volunteers to track climate change wins award

A project training volunteers to track the changes of climate change in the Peak District National Park has won the prestigious Park Protector Award.

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