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VIDEO: Strictly or X Factor? Hendo's or tomato sauce? Sheffield City Region candidates answer the tough questions ...

Ready for a lively hustings, the Sheffield City Region mayoral candidates were prepped to sit in a line answering question from the audience for two hours solid.

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Sheffield City Region mayoral candidate felt 'discriminated against' after snub from hustings

A candidate running for Sheffield City Region mayorhas said he felt he was being 'discriminated against' after being snubbed from a hustings debate.
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St Mary's roundabout close to Doncaster town centre is set to benefit from the Sheffield City Region funding

Doncaster to benefit from £1 million to ease congestion on town centre roads and roundabout

Doncaster is set to be benefit from over £1 million to improve roads and ease congestion.

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Sports Direct and USC are due to move into the empty unit. Picture: George Torr

Council has written off £2.1 million worth of business rates from Doncaster firms in one year

Doncaster Council has written off £2.1 million worth of 'irrecoverable' business rates from town firms who have gone bust.
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Stuart Shore, chief executive for Doncaster Housing for Young People (centre) and Doncaster Lodge Freemasons Kevin H Wright and Graham Bailey

Young people in Doncaster get Freemason help

The Freemasons of Doncaster have been reaching out into the community to help its young people.

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Ian Walker and fellow Conservative activists along Western Road in Crookes. Picture: George Torr

'Only the Conservatives can beat Labour in South Yorkshire' - Ian Walker on mayoral ambitions for the county

Ian Walker is not phased by the challenge he faces running for South Yorkshire mayor despite being a Conservative from Sheffield.
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Doncaster Council has 39 million worth of LOBO loans

Doncaster Council has £39m worth of private loans described as 'worrying' by experts

Doncaster Council has £39 million worth of private bank loans described as 'worrying' by experts.
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One of Barratt Developments new homes

New build homes can save Doncaster homeowners £629 per year on energy bills

February was named the ‘deep freeze’ month; with below average temperatures and snow blanketing much of the UK, households across the country felt the chill.

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Council leader welcomes new banning orders for rogue landlords

Council leader welcomes new banning orders for rogue landlords

The leader of North Lincolnshire Council, Cllr Rob Waltham welcomes new powers brought in by the government to tackle rogue landlords.

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The new affordable homes in Belton

First phase of new affordable homes in Belton soon to be available

Nine new homes are nearing completion in Belton and will be ready to let by Ongo in May.

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The Duke William last won the Hood in 2012.

Under threat Haxey pub given lifeline

Campaigners battling to save an Isle pub earmarked for demolition have been given a lifeline after the building was recognised as an Asset of Community Value.

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Hannah Kitching from Penistone is hoping to become the mayor for the Sheffield City Region. Picture: George Torr

Who is Hannah Kitching? Meet the Lib Dem candidate for South Yorkshire mayor

Lib Dem Hannah Kitching wants to propel South Yorkshire to the next level by overhauling the region’s transport and making the county a better place to do business.
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Omega PLC boss Sir Bob Murray

Council to hand Doncaster kitchen firm £283,000 to 'ensure' expansion stays in the town

Doncaster Council is to hand over nearly £300,000 in grant cash to ensure a firm’s expansion stays in the town.

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Doncaster Council

Doncaster Council spend £18,000 on consultants for plan to merge property services

Doncaster Council has paid a consultancy firm a five-figure sum to find out the benefits of merging two property maintenance services.

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Doncaster Council

Plan to bring Doncaster Council and NHS to work together on social care

Councillors will asked to approve plans for Doncaster Council and the NHS to work more closely together on improving social care.

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Sheffield named on hit list of Russia's nuclear targets in UK

Sheffield has been named on a hit list of Russia's nuclear targets in the UK.

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Sheffield Central MP Paul Blomfield

MP opens new refugee refuge in Sheffield

A refuge for refugees will be officially opened this week.

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Hatfield Colliery closed in 2015. Picture: Sarah Washbourn

Doncaster Council forking out thousands to secure closed coal mine from 'thieves and adrenaline junkies'

A defunct and derelict coal mine is costing Doncaster Council thousands of pounds each week to keep secure.

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Doncaster Council and chief executive Jo Miller, inset.

Boss earns more than Prime Minister as Doncaster Council top pay is revealed

The latest salaries of top earners at Doncaster Council has been revealed.

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Solar panels will be installed at the North Bridge depot

Bosses to spend £48,000 on solar panels for Doncaster Council building

Doncaster Council are to spend thousands of pounds on solar panels to combat increasing energy prices.

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