Doncaster dancers could perform on the World’s most famous stage

Students from a Doncaster dance school will soon be gracing the stage previously occupied by Wagner, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles and Beyonce.


Freemasons award £2,534 to Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice

The Freemasons have awarded Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice a grant of £2,534.


Time to talk about mental health in Doncaster

A Doncaster town centre shop is encouraging local people to take time to talk about mental health as part of Time to Talk day on February 1.

Could you give Chloe a new home?

Could you give big, beautiful Chloe a new home?

Big, beautiful and cheeky Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog Chloe is looking for a new home.


44% of Brits over 35 experience eye strain at least once a week but do nothing about it

New research has found that 44% of UK adults over 35 experience eye strain at least once a week but over half (52%) do nothing to alleviate the effects.


VIDEO: How well do we know our bodies?

New research by Balance Activ reveals the need for better understanding of our bodies and works with TV’s Dr Sarah Jarvis to spread the word on what’s normal and what’s not.


Doncaster GPs and consultants agree it’s good to talk

It’s good to talk – as a new scheme is proving by saving Doncaster patients an unnecessary trip to hospital.

Andrew Percy

MP raises issue of poor patient transport services

Isle MP Andrew Percy secured a debate in the House of Commons on the provision of patient transport services in northern Lincolnshire.

Fundraiser Acker Shaw

Doncaster mum’s memory lives on thanks to the tireless fundraising efforts of devoted husband

A tireless fundraiser from Rossington has raised thousands of pounds for Weston Park Cancer Charity in memory of his beloved wife Brenda.

Members of RULFC promoting the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Cervical Screening Campaign

South Yorkshire footballers encourage women to not fear their smears

This Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (22 to 28 January), Rotherham United Ladies Football Club (RULFC) has teamed up with their local cervical screening programme and together are urging the women of Rotherham to not fear their smear test.


Podium place for Stannington Brass Band

Stannington Brass Band kicked off a new contesting year with a podium place at the Butlin’s Mineworkers Brass Band Championships at the weekend.

Artist Dennis Nash, whose work will be featured in Lindsey Lodge Hospices art exhibition and sale in April

Community art exhibition and sale announced by hospice

A charity-run hospice has unveiled exciting plans for a brand new art exhibition and sale to be held annually in North Lincolnshire.


Be happy by volunteering for the RSPCA in South Yorkshire

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COLUMNIST: Campaign for a better deal for our children on the food front

I hope you all had a very enjoyable and relaxing Christmas. I’d also like to think that many of you had what I would refer to as a traditional Christmas featuring plenty of nourishing, home-cooked food.

Sheffield Childrens chief executive John Somers with Matt Ross and BBC presenter Harry Gration MBE

Nominate your favourite doctors, nurses and healthcare workers in Sheffield

Young patients and their families are being invited to nominate their favourite doctors, nurses and healthcare workers for a Children’s Star Award.

Shed Seven

REVIEW: Sensational Shed Seven did not disappoint

After reforming in 2007 Britpop stars Shed Seven have proved they've still got what it takes.

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Beth Johnson

PRIDE OF THE ISLE AWARDS: Read the finalists’ stories

Next month sees the glittering celebration evening for the fifth Lex’s Legacy Pride of the Isle Awards.


Student visits Japanese beauty college after winning a gold medal

Rotherham College’s Hair and Media Make-up student Emily Smith was chosen to take part in a trip to a Japanese beauty college after winning a gold medal at World Skills UK last year.

Richard Hannigan

Energy efficient heating for over 100 homes

One hundred and forty five homes are to get their heating facilities revamped through a new scheme being offered by the South Humber Energy Efficiency Partnership across North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire.

Walkers invited to meeting

Walkers welcome to Haxey parish open meeting

After heavy rain the previous day, it was a bit muddy in places but everyone enjoyed it and are now looking forward to the next one.

At an open meeting, to which anyone interested is invited to attend, at 7pm on January 18in Haxey Memorial Hall, a committee will be formed and a constitution adopted.

The aim will be to encourage locals and visitors to enjoy the lovely countryside and explore the 40 miles of footpaths in the parish.

A spokesman said: “We will be organising other walks throughout the year.”

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