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Column: If you miss, others will miss out too

A recent study has found that, every year, the number of people who miss a local hospital appointment would fill Doncaster Rovers’ Keepmoat Stadium to capacity more than three times over.

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Redundancy: its not the end of the world!

Column: Redundancy: it’s not the end of the world!

Last year I was made redundant for the third time in four years.
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Public squares, public art, housing and shops all feature in plans to transform the area around Doncaster Station.

Column: Swish apartment with roof top cinema 100 minutes from central London - is this the millennials’ dream?

Swish town centre apartment in iconic listed building with roof top cinema just 200 metres from the railway station...the ad was certainly eye-catching.

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Column: ‘It is only light can drive out the darkness’

Column: ‘It is only light can drive out the darkness’

We’ve all heard the term “hate breeds hate” and when Darren Osbourne was convicted for 43 years for driving a van into a crowd of worshippers near a London mosque this phrase was confirmed. I followed his trial closely as I wanted to understand this man’s reasoning.

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Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

THIS week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.
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In the Saddle: Putting in the groundwork

In the Saddle: Putting in the groundwork

I've been doing some groundwork with my young horse, Sully, this week. He's still a yearling at the moment so I've been working on more desensitisation work.

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In the Saddle: Mud monster mayhem

In the Saddle: Mud monster mayhem

You would not believe the state of the winter paddock at home with all this constant rain. It's an absolute swamp. I fear I have hippos at home and not horses.

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Defying Conventions by Shannon Langley at the Rebel Daughters exhibition

Column: How we can all help our own rebel daughters in the continuing fight for equality

This week saw the centenary of women getting the vote.

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Column: Around 400 suffer a stroke every year

Column: Around 400 suffer a stroke every year

Every year around 400 Doncaster people suffer a stroke, which can often be fatal or cause life changing disabilities.

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Eat whole foods to boost your immune system

HEALTH: How to stay well in winter

Winter is often the time that people tend to suffer with cold and flu symptoms, making life feel pretty miserable.

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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.

Environment
Professor Vanessa Toulmin.

NORTHERN LIGHTS: How much further do we have to go to for equal rights for women?

February 6 marks the centenary of The Representation of the People Act being passed through the Houses of Parliament and receiving Royal assent.

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Dr Alan Billings

COLUMNIST: Refuge for women in abusive relationships

Some years ago, when I was a vicar in the Lake District, I chaired a small committee that ran a women’s hostel in a big Victorian villa.

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Antiques column: Making dining much more enjoyable

Antiques column: Making dining much more enjoyable

In medieval Europe most people had a wooden or pewter spoon at home and if visiting friends or

relatives they took it with them.

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Wildlife Column: All looking good for the big bird day

Wildlife Column: All looking good for the big bird day

About this time of year, the RSPB has its annual great garden bird-watch and they predict abumper year to follow a successful breeding season for many commoner garden birds.

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High angle view of business people discussing at lobby. Male and female professionals are working in office. Focus is on executives at workplace.

COLUMN: Invest in people to show work is a force of good for all

I believe that work can (and should) play a fundamental role in our success, prosperity and wellbeing as individuals, in powering and growing our businesses and organisations and, furthermore, collectively in our ability to thrive as communities and as a society.

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Terri Bowden and her baby girl Wren

Brain haemorrhage survivor Terri says ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’ as she describes recovery journey

People shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, I realise this now more than ever. On the outside I look completely fine, but on the inside it’s a completely different story.

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HEALTH: The benefits of yoga and meditation

Yoga and meditation are now mainstream ideas with more and more reasearch being undertaken regarding their benefits.

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In the Saddle: Top tips to survuve winter

In the Saddle: Top tips to survuve winter

It's the worse time of the year for every equestrian. Cold, dark nights and often no chance to ride. Christmas is over and we have months to get through before spring is on the way. So, how can we survive?

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Column: How you can help with medicine shortage

Column: How you can help with medicine shortage

Currently, there are problems sourcing some medicines in Doncaster and across the whole UK, this may be worrying some patients.

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