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Students rush for places at Doncaster’s HS2 college

A minister has told MPs that Doncaster’s national College for High Speed Rail has been inundated with prospective students.

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First Bus donates around £9,000 worth of advertising space across its vehicles to Prostate Cancer UK

Eye catching posters on the sides and interiors of many First buses across Yorkshire will help raise awareness of prostate cancer over the coming months.

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Storm Doris: Can I claim compensation for a delayed flight?

As storm Doris batters the UK, with winds expected to reach up to 87mph, we spoke to the travel experts at airFair about whether passengers facing a delayed flight due to the bad weather are entitled to claim compensation.

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Storm Doris: Rail passengers on East Coast line urged not to travel today

Storm Doris: Rail passengers on East Coast line urged not to travel today

Commuters using Virgin East Coast Trains are being warned not to travel today as Storm Doris is set to batter the country with high winds and rain.

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Doncaster Sheffield Airport. Picture: Chris Etchells

#FlyDSA: “My house to Paris in just three hours - I was amazed!”

Emma Loughlin was blown away by her first experience flying from Doncaster Sheffield Airport.

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Matt Topping with dinky pies

Doncaster pies are in demand

Topping pies are going down under, to give new Zealanders a taste of Yorkshire cooking.

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Doncaster Sheffield Airport. Picture: Chris Etchells

#FlyDSA: Global airlines see Doncaster Sheffield airport ‘in new light’

Global airlines are seeing Doncaster Sheffield Airport in a new light thanks to massive growth, strong support - and The Star’s campaign to promote it.

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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Doncaster Sheffield Airport. Picture: Chris Etchells

#FlyDSA: ‘Why we choose to fly from Doncaster Sheffield Airport...’

With Doncaster Sheffield Airport just 25 minutes from Sheffield city centre, is it really surprising that more people than ever before are choosing to fly from the region’s local airport?

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Lidl has launched its latest store.

Opening of latest Doncaster Lidl store announced

The Civic Major of Doncaster is set to head to the shops on Thursday for the opening of the latest Lidl store in the borough.

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From Left to Right: Roger Morton, Construction Manager, Willmott Dixon  Scott Cardwell, Assistant Director of Development at Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council  Jill Guthrie, Senior BIM Manager at Willmott Dixon  Anthony Dillon, Regional Managing Director at Willmott Dixon  Mayor Ros Jones  Andrew Jones MP, Transport Minister  John Austin, British Steel  Clair Mowbray, CEO, National College for High Speed Rail

Doncaster HS2 rail college students set for cash boost

Transport Minister Andrew Jones visited the National College for High Speed Rail - and pledged help for students.

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Isabelle Brittain working backstage at London Fashion Week

Doncaster salon is top of the crops

A stylist at a Doncaster salon is proving she is a cut above after scooping a prestigious award.

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South Yorkshire farmer’s live lamb cam is an internet hit

A Barnsley farmer is celebrating an award win with a series of live lamb cam videos that’s turning him into an internet sensation.

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Winning association: Doncaster station deputy team leader Lindsey Hudson united with Rovers' hot shot John Marquis

RAIL ROVERS: Travel team's South Yorkshire football club support is the rail deal

Doncaster Rovers are now in league with Virgin Trains, whose footy-friendly stance gives supporters chance to enjoy first class match day to remember.
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The plan for Gulliver's Valley.

£37m Gulliver's Valley a 'great boost' to South Yorkshire economy, says council leader

The leader of Rotherham Council has welcomed a decision to approve plans for a £37 million theme park.

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The pirate ship ride at Gulliver's Kingdom.

BREAKING: Approval for £37m South Yorkshire theme park Gulliver's Valley

Councillors have approved plans for a £37 million South Yorkshire theme park on a former colliery.
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A Flybe flight prepares for takeoff at Doncaster Sheffield Airport. Picture: Chris Etchells

#FlyDSA: ‘Warmth and hospitality is what Doncaster Sheffield Airport does best’

From calming the nerves of first-time flyers, to escorting television crews - it’s all in a day’s work for the Friends of Doncaster Sheffield Airport.

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It’s time to break down employment barriers for disabled people

It’s time to break down employment barriers for disabled people

With nearly half of UK businesses (45 per cent) being apprehensive about hiring someone with a disability because of fears they wouldn’t be able to do the job, British employers are worsening an already discriminatory employment system for the disabled.

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New Image management with Mayor Ros Jones and Building Manager Rob Bratherton from Willmott Dixon.

£200,000 rail contract boost for Doncaster firm

A Doncaster-based firm has won a £200,000 contract to put anti-fire paint on one of the borough’s landmark building schemes.

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Hundreds of school leavers will attend the event in Sheffield next month

Hundreds of apprenticeship opportunities to be showcased at new exhibition

Companies from South Yorkshire are set to meet hundreds of prospective young employees at a major exhibition to showcase apprenticeship opportunities.

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