We asked our readers what their favourite Doncaster facts are – click through this article to learn some really interesting factoids about our town.
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5. Polar bears
Samantha Ingamells, said: "Doncaster has the highest density of polar bear population in Europe."
Photo: Marie Caley
Paul Cross, said: "Rotters was the best nightclub in Doncaster."
7. Red Arrows
Debbie Irwin, said: "Was the home of The Red Arrow when Finningley was an RAF base, and 1 if the first places that Concord could use, with a mile long runway."
Photo: Mark Thompson
8. Scottish heritage
Jacob Sockett New, said: "It was gifted to a Scottish king and was classed as part of Scotland then was never gave back."
Photo: Jeff J Mitchell