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Police take action against three accused of antisocial behaviour in former Doncaster pit village

Action has been taken over three youngsters who have been at the centre of reports of anti-social behaviour in a former Donaster pit village.

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Winifred Espin, of Rossington, has celebrated her 100th birthday

'My royal job offer was scuppered by mum's stroke'

Growing up, Winifred Espin had no running water. If she needed water, she went outside to use a pump near her home, at that time a cottage in Crowle.

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Doncaster town centre

Action over concerns about warm weather bringing in more town centre yobs

Police and council officials are meeting to set up an action plan to deal with a possible rise in town centre nuisance over the summer.

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We've got no secrets, say Doncaster freemasons at open day

They've been in Doncaster for more than 200 years.

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Do you remember when this Samurai armour was a popular exhibit at Doncaster Museum?

There was a time when it was one of the most popular exhibits at Doncaster Museum.

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'It's been 50 years - now sort out our Doncaster village's old slag heap'

It is nearly 50 years since their local colliery closed - but a group of frustrated Doncaster residents claim they are still waiting for its spoil heap to be properly restored.
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A PCSO outside a South Yorkshire school warning parents and issuing advice about parking illegally on roads surronding the school, and the dangers it can cause

Crackdown on 'dangerous' school parking in Doncaster

School-run motorists are set to face a crackdown - with police targeting dangerous parking outside schools in the west of Doncaster.

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Dan Sweeney

Volunteer Dan bouncing back after oxygen starvation caused cerebral palsy

Dan Sweeney had a tough start in life.

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HMP Doncaster

Doncaster Prison sees 3,350 per cent rise in seizures of mobile phones and SIM cards

Doncaster Prison has seen the number of mobile phones and SIM cards seized from its inmates rise by over 3,000 per cent.

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Doncaster's first new swimming pool in a generation is up and running

As a youngster, Sara Pegden loved to swim.

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Vandals wreck memorial to Dambusters hero in Doncaster park on week of 75th anniversary of famous raid

Vandals have wrecked a memorial to a Dambusters hero in a Doncaster park, stealing the plaque from the site.

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Boy, 11, saves his mum's life after she collapses at their Doncaster home

He's only 11 - but Doncaster youngster Toby Roe is a lifesaving hero.
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Coun Andy Pickering, Coun Bev Chapman, and vice chairman of Mexborough and District Heritage Society Bill Lawrence with the plaque in memory of Eric Brook.

Honour for 177-goal Manchester City FC legend in his Doncaster area home town

A plaque is to be put up to commemorate a Doncaster football star whose goalscoring record lasted 78 years until it was beaten by Argentina star Sergio Aguero.

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Electro Music, on Copley Road, has closed.

Doncaster shop's closure is a 'massive blow' to music scene, says rock star

One of Doncaster's best known music shops has closed, with its loss described as a 'massive blow' by a big name star.

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There has been a call for more accommodation for pensioners

Call for homes for pensioners in Doncaster village

Community leaders in a former Doncaster pit village are calling for more homes for pensioners there.

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Simon Oldham, Edlington Town Council Clerk, Frank Arrowsmith, Mayor of Edlington and Leigh Calladine, secretary of the Community Woodland Steering group, pictured at the site they plan to turn into a community woodland recreation facility.

Country park plan nears completion in Doncaster village

Youngsters in Edlington could soon be able to get closer to nature.

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A previous Edlington gala

Gala plan to mark end of World War One in Doncaster

Edlington is to ditch its traditional gala for a year - to replace it with an event to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One.
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Doncaster hospitals bid to transform A&E times using new technology

With waiting times sometimes running to more than four hours, the A&E department at Doncaster Royal Infirmary has been struggling to reach Government targets.
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Conisbrough war memorial before repairs were made

Fix bayonets! Damage to Doncaster village's war memorial fixed after some 30 years

Fix bayonets!

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High Melton College is set to be transformed into a major film studio

Hopes for hundreds of movie jobs as Doncaster film studio plan gets green light

Doncaster College has agreed a deal which will see its former High Melton site transformed into an international film and television studio.

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