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Major turnaround revealed as Doncaster children's services rated as 'good'

Less then three years ago, Doncaster's children's services were seen as failing - but today they are rated by officials as good
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CCTV drafted in to deal with yobs and crime in Askern, Doncaster

CCTV camera have been put into operation in a Doncaster town to try to crack down on nuisance and crime.

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Thousands set to gather in Sheffield for mass anti-Trump protest

Thousands of people are set to gather in Sheffield city centre as part of an organised protest against controversial US President Donald Trump.

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Two year city region mayor proposed as compromise

A mayor serving a two-year term has been proposed as a way forward for a  South Yorkshire devolution.

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Gun club plans get green light in Doncaster

A gun club in a Doncaster village has been given permission to go ahead with controversial alterations to its rifle range.

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Yorkshire transport is to undergo a major overhaul.

The North is watching: Ex-Chancellor's warning to Government as 'revolutionary' 30-year Yorkshire transport vision is unveiled

A radical overhaul of ticketing and high speed rail travel between Leeds and Manchester in half an hour are at the centrepiece of a 30 year vision for transport in the North laid out today.
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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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Action plan to stop Doncaster youngsters skipping school

Doncaster education bosses have launched a bid to slash the number of children who skip school in the borough.

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Residents are concerned over plans to build at Rose Hill Fields

Doncaster beauty spot put up for sale to housing developers

Worried residents say they will fight plans to build on a Doncaster beauty spot after it was put up for sale for housing.

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Energy efficient heating for over 100 homes

One hundred and forty five homes are to get their heating facilities revamped through a new scheme being offered by the South Humber Energy Efficiency Partnership across North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire.

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'Boris bikes' green light for Doncaster

Get your bike clips ready - because 'Boris bike' style cycle hire now looks set to come to Doncaster.

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Yorkshire devolution debate underway as South Yorkshire councils call for forthcoming mayoral election to be scrapped

A debate on the future of Yorkshire devolution has got underway at Westminster Hall, as two South Yorkshire councils say the region's forthcoming mayoral election should be scrapped.

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Crowle Town Council meeting dates

Crowle and Ealand Town Council has announced the dates of its next meetings to be held at Crowle Community Hub, High Street, above the library.

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Crooked clerk jailed after stealing over £23,000 from council in four-year scam

An Isle administrative worker has been jailed after stealing more than £23,000 from the council she worked for.

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Sheffield College students recently took part in a voter registration campaign involving local MP Louise Haigh

Students back younger voting age in mock college election

Sheffield College students have had the chance to take part in a mock election proposing to lower the voting age to 16.

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Poetry competition celebrates life in North Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire Council is inviting residents of all ages to write a poem celebrating life in North Lincolnshire for a new poetry competition.

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Partners celebrating by breaking the ground for a housing development in Bristol Grove Wheatley, Doncaster.

Building work starts on 74 new council homes in Wheatley

A ‘breaking of the ground’ ceremony has marked work starting on the second phase of a 74 new council home scheme in Doncaster.

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MP praises firm for its investment in learning at its Doncaster site

Caroline Flint has praised Wavin UK for its investment in learning at its Edlington site.

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Claire White had problems with her broadband in Doncaster

Bid to boost broadband in rural parts of Doncaster

Plans have been drawn up to help the estimated 6,749 Doncaster residents who cannot access superfast broadband because of where they live.

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Veterans’ charity sets up new South Yorkshire office

Help 4 Homeless Veterans (H4HV) is setting up an office in Mexborough thanks to the generous support of Constant Security Services. 

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