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Ofsted reveals improvements at Doncaster academy

Inspectors have rated one of Doncaster's biggest schools as 'good' after its latest inspection revealed improvements.

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Posts like this one have been popping up across the town centre in recent weeks.

What are all the mysterious black posts popping up around Doncaster town centre for?

If you have taken a stroll through Doncaster town centre recently, you may have noticed a number of black metal posts mysteriously springing up from the pavement.

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Soft drinks and beer. Rory McArthur / SWNS.com

Sheffield student bombarded with free drinks after Twitter appeal goes viral

Receiving free drinks is one of the great perks of celebrating your birthday - but this notion took an unusual twist for one Sheffield student when he headed to his local pub to mark the occasion.
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Police sealed off the A19.

Police close A19 after 'severed, blood soaked hand' found in road

Police sealed off the A19 after a 'severed human arm covered in blood' was spotted in the middle of the road.

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Police issue warning about bogus officials carrying out distraction burglaries

Police issue warning about bogus officials carrying out distraction burglaries

Police are reissuing security advice to residents about burglaries committed by criminals dressed as bogus officials.

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The scene of the altercation in Doncaster. Picture: Google

Shocking video emerges of Doncaster racegoers brawl amid 'spitting' claims

Shocking video footage has emerged appearing to show racegoers getting into a huge fight with a passing driver after they allegedly spat at his vehicle.

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Former Edlington mayor Peter Seekings.

Former Doncaster mayor dies at 83

A former mayor of a Doncaster town has died at the age of 83.
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College given lottery funding to help get students active

North Lindsey College has been given £78,200 funding from Sport England to reduce the number of their students who are completing less than thirty minutes of activity each week.

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Free Press reporter Darren Burke and his son at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium.

Fan's view of Doncaster Rovers at Arsenal: Pride, passion and £5 pints!

I feel that as I write this, my bleary eyes struggling to focus on the screen, there will be many more reading it through similarly bleary and tired eyes this morning.

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First buses.

Extra school buses introduced following claims Sheffield kids 'left stranded'

Extra buses are to be introduced following concerns that school children as young as 11 have been left stranded on the city streets and unable to get to lessons due to lack of transport services.
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Darren Burke is hitting back at the keyboard warriors and trolls.

Don Your Way column: Taking on the keyboard warriors and trolls in Doncaster

Welcome back to another Don Your Way column - although it seems my recent meanderings on Doncaster not always being that great ruffled more than a few feathers.

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Parson Cross. Picture: Google

Around 80 Sheffield homes hit by power cut

Around 80 homes have been hit by a power cut in part of Sheffield this morning.

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Jaden Wardle with mum Lindsey

Muscle wasting illness tragedy of Doncaster boy, aged five

When little Jaden Wardle took a long time to learn to walk, his mum first thought perhaps he was being lazy.

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VIDEO: Fly DSA Arena takes off as Doncaster Sheffield Airport gets naming rights of Sheffield Arena

UP, up and away...Yorkshire's biggest arena is soaring to new heights today after a six-figure naming rights deal by Doncaster Sheffield Airport to rebrand Sheffield Arena as Fly DSA Arena.
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Jeffrey Wragg was a prisoner at HMP Doncaster when he suffered a fatal heart attack

Sheffield prisoner who suffered fatal heart attack in cell refused medical help for months, court told

A 70-year-old prisoner from Sheffield, who refused medical intervention numerous times, died after suffering a fatal heart attack in his prison cell, a court heard.

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Violence erupts at the Riverside Stadium, where Middlesbrough beat Sheffield United 1-0 (photo: PA)

Five Sheffield United fans questioned over violence at Middlesbrough game

Five Sheffield United fans have been given Football Banning Orders, after they voluntarily attended police stations in South Yorkshire yesterday to be questioned about a brawl that broke out as the Blades played Middlesbrough last month.
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Proud mum names lorry after fundraiser daughter

Proud mum names lorry after fundraiser daughter

An Isle mum has recognised the amazing fundraising efforts of her 11-year-old daughter by naming a Nisa lorry after her as part of Nisa Retail’s 40th birthday celebrations.

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Violence erupts at the Riverside Stadium, where Middlesbrough beat Sheffield United 1-0 (photo: PA)

Five Sheffield United fans questioned over violence at Middlesbrough game

Five Sheffield United fans have been given Football Banning Orders, after they voluntarily attended police stations in South Yorkshire yesterday to be questioned about a brawl that broke out after the Blades played Middlesbrough last month.

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A 79-year-old man has appeared in court by video link accused of raping and kidnapping an 18-year-old woman in Sheffield more than four decades ago.

Man, 79, appears at court accused of kidnapping and raping Sheffield teen in the 1970s

A 79-year-old man has appeared in court by video link accused of raping and kidnapping an 18-year-old woman in Sheffield more than four decades ago.
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Sheffield has some of the country's best bosses.

Sheffield named among top ten cities for Britain's best-loved bosses

Workers in Sheffield love their bosses more than many other cities in Britain, according to a new survey.

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