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Changes to bin collections over Christmas

Bin and box collections in North Lincolnshire will change from 18 December 2017 for four weeks over the Christmas period.

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Councillors Julie Reed and John Briggs with  Kiera Booth who owns the wine bar with her husband David

Shopfront grant scheme transforms wine bar and café in Crowle

North Lincolnshire Council has awarded a £7,500 grant from its Traditional Shopfront Grant Scheme to renovate 86 High Street in Crowle.

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Check on elderly neighbours, friends and relatives to ensure they are well and are stocked up

Residents urged to keep warm and well as freezing temperatures set in

North Lincolnshire Council is urging residents to keep warm and well this winter, and look after their health – especially those most at risk, as the cold weather and freezing temperatures set in.

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Doncaster Council's offices on Waterdale

Council tax rise and jobs cuts in Doncaster Council budget proposals

A council tax rise and more job cuts could be on the way after Doncaster Council revealed its next budget proposals.
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Don Crabtree with the new poo bag dispenser in Sandall Park, Doncaster.

Major plan to stop dogs fouling 46 named park and green sites across Doncaster

Officials are hoping to strike a major blow against dogs fouling Doncaster's parks - with action planned in 46 locations across the borough.

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One of Doncaster's town centre car parks

Car parking review on the way for Doncaster

Changes could be in the pipeline in how you can park in Doncaster town centre as experts look at the best way to make the most of the area.

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Artists impression of an afforable housing scheme on the formerConisbrough Social Education Centre, near Old Road, Conisbrough

Green light for 66 'affordable' homes plan in Doncaster

Plans to build dozens of low cost homes on the sites of former Doncaster Council community buildings have been approved.

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Jack and Jaimie outside 10 Downing Street

Isle disabled teen gets invite from PM Theresa May to visit 10 Downing Street

Christmas came early for one Isle teenager when he was invited to 10 Downing Street as a special guest of Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Hs2

Meeting set for Doncaster villages facing HS2 disruption

Rail minister Paul Maynard will meet with residents this month from Doncaster villages which would be affected by the planned HS2 route through the borough.

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Phil Godfrey and Phil Midgley, pictured with other concerned residents on Kelsey Gardens, Bessacarr, where there are plans to create an underpass. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Underpass MC 1

Railway underpass plan sparks alarm on Doncaster estate

Residents fear a quiet Doncaster cul-de-sac could become a busy pedestrian walkway under plans to create a railway underpass next to it.

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Ros Jones and Sir Steve Houghton

South Yorkshire council leaders spurn invite to devolution debate

The leaders of Barnsley and Doncaster councils have refused to go head to head with their counterparts in Sheffield and Rotherham over devolution.

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Yorkshire-wide devolution would see more powers handed over than Sheffield City Region deal, say Doncaster leaders

Yorkshire-wide devolution would see more powers handed over than Sheffield City Region deal, say Doncaster leaders

A devolution deal for wider Yorkshire would mean greater powers being transferred from the Government than the proposed Sheffield City Region scheme, civic leaders in a South Yorkshire district said today.

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A protest against the HS2 'M18 route' in South Yorkshire

Changing tracks on HS2: How David Higgins hopes economic case will change opposition in Yorkshire

HS2’s chairman believes new research claiming high-speed rail will help tackle Yorkshire’s productivity crisis can change minds about the divisive scheme. Chris Burn reports.
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David Higgins, chairman of HS2, says local leaders must decide location of a planned parkway station

HS2 boss: South Yorkshire politicians must decide 'M18 route' parkway station location

The man in charge of HS2 has said a new parkway station on Yorkshire’s high-speed rail route “should happen” – but has warned it is down to local leaders to agree its location following a bitter row over the location of Sheffield’s site.
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Rob Waltham

Work to start on £1.2 billion lakes project

Clugstons Construction are set to start work on the first lake of North Lincolnshire Council’s £1.2bn Lincolnshire Lakes project early in 2018 after the plans were given the green light by planners.

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Richard Hannigan

Making every adult matter in North Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire Council has joined up with 24 other areas across England to launch the Making Every Adult Matter (MEAM) scheme.

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Isle community champions awarded in front of Emmerdale TV star

Isle community champions awarded in front of Emmerdale TV star

The 2017 Community Champion Awards took place at The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe last night where 23 awards were presented to well-deserved winners.

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Young inspectors who deliver services to South Yorkshire children scoop national award

Young inspectors who deliver services to South Yorkshire children scoop national award

A team of young people who inspect services delivered to children and young people in Rotherham has been nationally recognised for their work at a prestigious award ceremony in London.

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Coun Tony Corden

Long serving Doncaster Councillor dies

One of Doncaster's most experienced borough councillors has died.

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Hatfield Council offices

Repair work starts on 17th century Doncaster village landmark

A major programme of repairs has started on a historic Doncaster building dating back to the 1600s.
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