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REtro: The day steam icon retired from service

This month in the year 1963 was a momentous one for the Flying Scotsman – Doncaster’s famous locomotive.

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David Crichton with Club Doncasters Nick Gillott.

My View: Get on the move with Doncaster Rovers

Doncaster people are less active than they used to be and, with around one-third of local adults being classified as obese, it’s time to help change this and get moving more.

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Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Doncaster Sheffield Airport welcomes 1.2 million passengers in ‘best’ year

Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) has reported its best year, after checking in a record 1.2 million passengers in 2016.

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Column: Embarrassment to proud Yorkshire folk

Column: Embarrassment to proud Yorkshire folk

I’ve always felt proud to come from Yorkshire. We’re tough, kind, and down-to-earth people without an air of snootiness or pretentiousness between us. That’s why people love us the world over, because we are ‘normal’, decent folk. Or so I thought, until I heard the story of Sarah Louise Bryan, who invoiced a fellow parent after her three-year-old daughter’s £325 designer boots were scratched during a play date. What an attention-seeking numpty.

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In the Saddle: No horsing around for me

In the Saddle: No horsing around for me

Well, there's not been much I can do riding-wise these last few weeks as I still have a shoulder injury. I can get on my horse but the difficulty comes in dismounting where I need to take my weight in both my shoulders to dismount.

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Dr Alan Billings

Column: Paying a little more for policing

This is the time of year when I have to work hard with South Yorkshire Police to set their budget for the next financial year, beginning on April 1.

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Iron Hague with Bruce Woodcock

Day that launched career of Doncaster sporting hero

A Doncastrian name firmly etched in boxing history is that of Bruce Woodcock, who began his professional career 75 years ago this month.

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Chelsea College of Physical Education students with Doncaster's Linda Gray top left

Appeal for help to find former Doncaster woman

The search is on for a former PE student from Doncaster, and it is hoped Free Press readers might provide the missing piece to a 50-years old jigsaw.

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Brand new website boost for tourism in the Peak District and Derbyshire

Brand new website boost for tourism in the Peak District and Derbyshire

Visitors to the Peak District and Derbyshire can now count on an even better on-line experience when looking for fresh ideas and inspiration before or during their visit.

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The Cabin food review owners Linz and George Lonchar

Food review: Bunker down with waffles, moose and bear at cosy Sheffield cabin

It’s the warmth that hits you first - and then the sight of a moose and a bear and a wool blanket to snuggle in while browsing the menu.

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Claire Lewis

Column: Film every daughter should see

She’s the most precious thing in my life – my baby girl.

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Former Doncaster Rovers player and manager Peter Doherty (left).

On this day: End of Doherty’s Rovers reign

Nearly 60 years ago this week, the curtain came down on one of the most successful spells in Doncaster Rovers’ history.

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Just the ticket .. for charity not winner!

THUNDERBALLS! "Amazing" £500K South Yorkshire lotto prize unclaimed!

Charities are quids in after £500,000 Thunderball jackpot remains unclaimed six months after life-changing draw.

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Mums who pile on pounds while eating for two dont harm unborn child

Mums who pile on pounds while eating for two ‘don’t harm unborn child’

Eating for two while pregnant doesn't harm the unborn child, according to new research..
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Citroen C3

New C3 continues the Citroen revival

AFTER writing about cars for many years two of my all time greats are the quirky Citroen 2CV and the fabulous futuristic Citroen DS which were produced at a time when the famous French manufacturer had a reputation for producing cars that were different and very desirable.

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Holiday for 5!

Banish the Monday blues with a cottage break for just £5

A selection of country cottage breaks went on sale for just £5 today - ideal for those feeling the strain this Blue Monday.
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The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express steams over the Ribblehead Viaduct on the Settle Carlisle line, hauled by the double headed Black 5s 44871 and 45407 instead of the Flying Scotsman after it broke down mid week.  23 January 2016.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

End of an era for Doncaster’s famous locomotive

This month in 1963 was a momentous one for the Flying Scotsman - Doncaster’s most famous locomotive.

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Take a break for just 5!

Banish the Monday blues with a cottage break for just £5

A selection of country cottage breaks went on sale for just £5 today - ideal for those feeling the strain this Blue Monday.
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My View: No one should have to face cancer alone

My View: No one should have to face cancer alone

It’s good to talk, but for many people with cancer it’s not as easy as it seems, as Macmillan Cancer Support has found.

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Column: Feeding your pet to best thrive

Column: Feeding your pet to best thrive

How do you chose your commercial dog food and treats? It may be for its name, appearance, packaging, recommendation, marketing, price or convenience.

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