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Hundreds celebrate Doncaster College's graduation day

Proud graduates paraded through Doncaster as Doncaster College's university centre celebrated this year's graduation day.
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Scene picture in Sprotborough, where a Nissan car has crashed through the Northbound barrier of the A1 motorway and landed in the River Don killing its occupant.

Doncaster horror plunge bridge at centre of death of Sheffield driver had seen cars 'strike barrier in wet weather'

A section of a Doncaster motorway bridge where a Sheffield driver plunged to his death had previously seen cars hit the barrier in wet weather, an inquest heard.
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More items recycled but fewer collections under revamped Doncaster bin changes

More items will be able to go into Doncaster household recycling bins - but collections are reducing to every two weeks.
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Reception Starlets at Edenthorpe Hall Academy, pictured during their Harvest Festival. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Harvest Festival MC 2

Caring School pupils feed 240 through Doncaster foodbank

Caring youngsters from a Doncaster primary school have fed hundreds of people through Doncaster foodbank.
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Brian Hayes, Janet Mitchell and Dennis Nowell at the site where the Armthorpe miners statue would be built.

Doncaster pit village plans miners' statue tribute

Brian Hayes has every reason to want to remember the mining industry in his home village of Armthorpe.

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This ride will be put up in Doncaster tonight

Giant fairground ride set to spin people round the sky in Doncaster

A giant fairground ride which is due to be set up in Doncaster town centre will be put in place tonight.

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Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Doncaster hospital to be regional stroke treatment specialist centre

Doncaster Royal Infirmary is to be one of three regional specialist sites for urgent treatment of strokes.
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Tracy Ebbage, with some of the plans she has had drawn up as part of her bid to open a soft play centre in Thorne

Soft play centre plan approved for Doncaster town

A Doncaster town is set to get its first children's soft play centre under plans drawn up for an industrial estate.

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How the planned Doncaster gateway from the station would look

Major plan to transform Doncaster 'gateway' gets planners' green light

Plans to transform the area around Doncaster station have been approved by borough planners.

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An artist's impression of how the wool market will look inside after its transformation

Major Doncaster market change gets green light from planners

Doncaster Council’s planning committee has approved plans to move forward with the redevelopment of Wool Market.

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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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Coun  Mick Glynn at the entrance to the park, and car park at St Mary's Road in Dunsville

Row sparks call to move Doncaster green space's car park

A row over access to a Doncaster green space's car park had led to a call for it to be re-located.

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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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Doncaster Royal Infirmary

£6 million cost to NHS of Doncaster hospital no-shows

Patients who fail to show up for appointments at Doncaster's hospitals cost the NHS £6 million a year, bosses have revealed.

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Richard Bell of Friends of Hyde Park, next to the graves of airmen killed in Doncaster in World War One

Tragedy of seven killed in Doncaster air disasters

When you think of servicemen losing their lives in action during World War One, the chances are you think of the Somme, Gallipoli or Paschendaele.

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The royal estate, Edlington, Doncaster

Crackdown on yobs on Doncaster estate through new housing rules

Tough new rules on landlords have been approved in the latest bid to crackdown on antisocial behaviour on a Doncaster estate.

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Ted Phillips pictured with the emu he wrestled to the ground

'Danger' emu wrestled to the ground by former Doncaster miner outside primary school

A former Doncaster miner wrestled an emu to the ground outside a primary school to protect children.
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Volunteer Liam Walker, and project leader Fiona Lawrence are taking part in  the Stainforth Give IT a Go scheme

Computers dished out under pioneering scheme in former Doncaster pit town

Youngsters are set to work with over 50s in a former Doncaster pit village under a pioneering scheme will see computers dished out to residents.

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Shaw Wood Academy in Armthorpe donated food to Doncaster Foodbank after its harvest festival.

Children's backing for Doncaster Free Press foodbank campaign

These  primary school youngsters are among the latest to stand up to help the Free Press Doncaster Foodbank campaign.

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Parish Councillors Sue Tate, Fred Gee, Chairman, Dave Barrow and Anne Flanagan, Clerk, pictured, by the planned site of new play area and allotments. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Play Area MC 1

£300,000 park plan for Doncaster suburb

Plans have been drawn up for a £300,000 children's play area in a Doncaster suburb.

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