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As toolbox bank holiday beckons ... is DIY dead?

A new property report - published in run-up to coming long weekend, annually earmarked for domestic duties - reveals DIY may be a dying trait.

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An Oasis tribute band will top the bill.

Doncaster bar to celebrate music of Manchester days after Ariana Grande concert attack

A Doncaster bar will celebrate the music of Manchester this weekend just days after the terrorist attack on the Ariana Grande concert in the city which left 22 dead.

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Ton Wilsdon, Creative Director, Graham Wilsdon, Owner and Josh Wilsdon, Manager, pictured at Thai at the Sal. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Thai at Sal MC 1

FOOD REVIEW: Authentic cuisine served up at new Thai restaurant

Foody fans of all things Thai will not be disappointed with a visit to a new restaurant which has opened its doors in Doncaster.

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Veronica Clark pictured with her  book, true story 'Stolen Girl'.  Picture: Marie Caley D4426MC

Column: ‘Three Girls’ is just the tip of the iceberg

Five years ago I wrote a book called Stolen Girl. A year later, in January 2013, it was published. The book created a backlash because it was one of the first to be written about the abuse of a white girl by an Asian (mainly Pakistani) grooming gang.

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Good cause event for new Lotto postponed to allow more people to attend

The North Lincolnshire Community Lottery ‘Lincs Lotto’ good cause event that was due to take place today (Tuesday May 23) has been postponed until Tuesday June 27 to allow more people to attend.

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A Doncaster charity has teamed up with the borough's GPs to launch a pilot programme that aims to help homeless people access GP services.

Column: Health services must be helpful for all

Last week was Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week and I’ve been finding out what an interesting mix of people make up the more than 300,000 patients who live in Doncaster.

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Column: Bringing your dog back home

Column: Bringing your dog back home

Having chosen a dog, its essential to be prepared before bringing them home. The whole family needs to agree and be on the same page regarding house rules.

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One way spells wrong way for some elderly drivers

Column: Over 300 miles . . . that is one L of a drive!

There can be no greater advert to make people resit their driving test after a certain age than the story of Valerie Johnson.

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Erin Costelo.

Sheffield café date for Canadian star

Erin Costelo is an artist who is mining the truth – through writing, arranging, producing and masterful live performance.

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VIDEO: Massive monster trucks set to perform at Yorkshire Post Motor Show on Father's Day

A slew of massive monster trucks are set to perform at the Yorkshire Post Motor show next month.

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GARDENING: The prickly subject of cacti

Busy lives means one of nature’s toughest plants is now back in vogue.

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Edison Engineer Matt Watkin

Food review: Light bulb lunch break in Sheffield city centre

It was a light bulb moment that led to this review of Edison’s.

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Alpaca walking

CITY BUZZ: Trekking with Alpacas at Holly Hagg Community Farm...

Imogen giggles as Teddy the alpaca eats treats out of her outstretched hand.

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Michele Clarke from the CCG with Tia Rescue staff

Column: We can all become dementia friendly

What’s the connection between a Doncaster dog rescue centre and dementia? Summed up in a couple of words, it’s ‘awareness and understanding’. Because Finningley’s Tia Rescue, which is home to up to 100 greyhounds, shire horses, donkeys and other animals, has become the 100th member of the Doncaster Dementia Action Alliance.

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George Raynor at Belle Vue in 1967 during his time as  Doncaster Rovers manager

Retro: George Raynor, South Yorkshire’s forgotten football legend

Freelance Freelance writer Kelsey Raynor pays tribute to her late relative Barnsley-born George Raynor, who managed Sweden to the later stages of two World Cup finals in an amazing career which finished as boss of Doncaster Rovers, but is sadly little remembered in English football circles.

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Antiques Column: Sought-after Staffordshire figures

Antiques Column: Sought-after Staffordshire figures

I am afraid to say that on any matter which is not work-related it is very rare for anyone to take any notice whatsoever of anything I say.

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Column: The real silent killer of men everywhere

Column: The real silent killer of men everywhere

Zoe Ball’s boyfriend, Billy Yates, tragically committed suicide last week. He was just 40 years old. Overcome with grief, the TV and radio presenter posted the following heart breaking message: ‘Goodbye, my sweet.’ Just days before, she’d told how her life had been turned around by her blossoming relationship. Zoe, who was once married to DJ Norman Cook, said she was looking forward to the future. Days later, that future changed forever.

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RETRO: Is the the place where infamous Sheffield murderer Charlie Peace killed?

RETRO: Is the the place where infamous Sheffield murderer Charlie Peace killed?

Today’s delve into Sheffield’s rich past is about a man that’s unknown by most of the modern generation but the older end will have some idea of just who Charlie Peace was.

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Ian and Alison Blaylock at Doncaster Brewery

Beer we go for a weekend of celebrating top food and drink

Doncaster will be raising a glass to fine food and drink - as both beer and food festivals hit the town.

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Star Wars fans dress up as favourite characters to help children’s charities

Nathaniel Bennett pulls the costume on over his head.

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