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Best decorated Tour of Britain bikes announced

One hundred and twenty professional cyclists raced around our area on 5 September when North Lincolnshire hosted an entire stage of this year’s OVO Energy Tour of Britain.

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Council beats target for determining planning applications by 41%

North Lincolnshire Council has determined 91 per cent of planning applications submitted between April and September 2017 within the set timescale – 41 per cent ahead of target.

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Inspectors found 75 per cent of rented properties in the area had 'high risk hazards'; which put tenants at risk by exposing them to serious harm such as 'fire, falls, excess cold and damp and mould'

Council plan clampdown on 'high-risk' rented flats in area of Sheffield where inspectors found buckets being used in place of toilets

After a property licensing scheme in Page Hall forced private landlords to make over £1million in repairs, Sheffield City Council is now looking to introduce the scheme in a second area of the city - where inspectors found properties with buckets being used in place of toilets.
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Stainforth

Town Council agrees to start work on neighbourhood plan

Residents in Stainforth are looking to take come control of their village's future.

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Deputy mayor Glyn Jones

Doncaster Council agrees £120,000 public vote on controversial devolution plans

Doncaster Council has voted to run a £120,000 poll to ask every borough resident how they want devolved powers to be brought in for Doncaster.

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Chief executive stepping down after seven years

Andy Orrey, chief executive of Ongo, has announced his plans to step down from the role in 2018.

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Keepmoat Regeneration
Visit by pupils of Denaby Main Primary School to Keepmoat's site at Church Street, Thorne

Pupils see £8.5m housing development taking shape

Doncaster pupils donned their hard hats and high-vis vests for a behind the scenes tour of a new £8.5 million pound housing development.

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Richard Hannigan

Air quality in North Lincolnshire continues to improve

In North Lincolnshire Council’s Annual Status Report for 2017 that sets out the pollution data for 2016 it shows that air quality in the area continues to improve.

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Liz Redfern

Council approves nature reserve near Belton to preserve scarce plants

North Lincolnshire Council has designated the Belshaw Heath site near Belton as a Local Nature Reserve, bringing the total number of Local Nature Reserves in North Lincolnshire to 17 and helping to preserve plants that are scarce or local to the area.

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Carole Ring (Unison), Councillor Cate McDonald, Cabinet Member for Health and Social care at Sheffield City Council, Samantha Hudson (Care worker, Unison member), Dave Prentis (Unison General Secretary) Vanessa Derwry (Care worker, Unison member), and Councillor Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council

Sheffield Council becomes largest local authority to sign up to UNISON care charter

Sheffield Council has become the largest local authority in the country to commit to UNISON’s ethical care charter
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Shadow Home Secretary, Diane Abbott, today branded comments made by Sheffield MP Jared O'Mara as 'unacceptable' and claimed the sort of language used 'demeans and diminishes all women'.

Labour's Diane Abbott criticises Sheffield MP Jared O'Mara for offensive comments

Shadow Home Secretary, Diane Abbott, today branded comments made by Sheffield MP Jared O'Mara as 'unacceptable' and claimed the sort of language used 'demeans and diminishes all women'.

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Felix Ngole

Christian campaigners warn of 'chilling effect' decision to expel Sheffield student for homophobic comments could have

Campaigners have raised concerns after a devout Christian thrown off a Sheffield University social work course as a result of being accused of posting 'derogatory' comments about homosexuals lost a High Court fight.

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Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has denied the party was slow to deal with Sheffield MP, Jared O'Mara, over claims about his use of offensive language.

Jeremy Corbyn denies claims the Labour Party was slow to deal with Sheffield MP Jared O'Mara

Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has denied the party was slow to deal with Sheffield MP, Jared O'Mara, over claims about his use of offensive language.

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VIDEO: Sheffield housing bosses claim victory after PM Theresa May U-turns on policy

Sheffield housing bosses have claimed victory after Prime Minister Theresa May U-turned on a scheme which would've put '1,000 vulnerable people at risk'.

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Outstanding adoption service is looking for adoptive parents – is that you?

The search is on to find adoptive parents, by North Lincolnshire Council’s adoption team.

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Protect yourself against flu - get the vaccination

With winter just around the corner, this time of year is the flu season so it is important not to put off getting the flu vaccination.

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Isle nominees shortlisted for Community Champion Awards

Last week, a panel of judges shortlisted the nominations for the sixth Community Champion Awards, which we can now reveal.

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Fields in Armthorpe where planning permission has been granted for a Housing development. The view is taken from Hatfield Lane looking across to Fernbank Drive. Picture: Marie Caley

800 houses set to be built on greenfield sites in Doncaster

Around 800 new homes have been given the go ahead in Armthorpe under two greenfield schemes - but the plans have sparked concerns over traffic meltdown.

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Sheffield MP, Jared O'Mara, reportedly posted a series of homophobic slurs on a fansite for the singer, Morrissey.

Sheffield MP Jared O'Mara under fire again for homophobic comments made on Morrissey forum

Sheffield MP, Jared O'Mara, has been labelled an 'extreme homophobe' for posts he appears to have made on a Morrissey forum.
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David Rose

Would you like to make a difference to children’s education?

North Lincolnshire Council is looking for volunteers to sit on its education appeals panels. Could you give up some of your time to be a member of a panel?

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