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‘Tinder for friends’ speed-mating helps to make real life connections

As I approached the cafe, I began to feel nervous. What if we had nothing in common? What if it was awkward? What if the conversation didn’t flow?

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Pupils from Oakwood High School, on Moorgate Road in Rotherham, filled 136 shoeboxes with essential toiletries, clothing and nonperishable food and then gave them to  local charity Shiloh, which offers support for  adults in need. Pupils are pictured with some of the shoeboxes.

Pupils’ gifts bring joy to the homeless

Kind-hearted students have helped the homeless by donating over 100 boxes of toiletries and food to charity.

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Sheffield-based charity Support Dog will be training 12 eight-week puppies in 2018 to become assistance dogs for children and adults.

Sheffield charity Support Dogs set to train 12 new puppies this year - and they need your help

A charity which teaches dogs to help children with autism and adults with epilepsy is set to train 12 new puppies this year.

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Steps are Ian 'H' Watkins, Lisa Scott-Lee, Faye Tozer, Claire Richards and Lee Latchford-Evans. The pop band will be performing at Doncaster's Keepmoat Stadium as part of their twenty year anniversary tour.

Hit 90s pop band Steps ‘love Donny’ - and here’s your chance to win tickets to see them perform live in Doncaster

It’s time to practice line dancing and prepare for a Summer of Love as Steps head to Doncaster - and the band can not wait.

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The team behind BigTalk Education, which delivers age appropriate relationship and sex education (RSE) to thousands of children and young people each year across 45 Doncaster schools, have been awarded the Pamela Sheridan Award from the FPA - the sexual health charity.

Pioneer of age appropriate sex education in Doncaster wins two awards

A team who work to deliver age appropriate sex education to young people across Doncaster have won an award.

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22 Nov 2017.........Amanda Phillips from Bentley High St School, winner of the Yorkshire & Humber School Chef of the Year 2018 finals held at Doncaster College. Picture Scott Merrylees

Doncaster school chef tops the class in cooking contest

A Doncaster school chef has beat four other cooks to win the regional final of a national cooking competition.

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Doncaster Rugby League  player Liam Welham, with former colleague Lee Hall, ran the Hull Half Marathon to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust.

Doncaster rugby league player seeks to break world record with 24 hour charity jog

A rugby player is set to try and break a world record in running to raise money for charity in honour of his niece.

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Danielle Allen, (centre), who was diagnosed with very rare form of Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD) called gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN) has raised �1800 to raise awareness of the disease. She is pictured with her husband Paul (right) and friend Niall Cotterhill (left) as they complete the 140-mile Coast 2 Coast (C2C) cycle ride from Whitehaven to Tynemouth.

Doncaster woman finishes chemotherapy and takes on cycling challenge in just nine weeks

A young woman has cycled over 100 miles to raise money for cancer research, just weeks after having chemotherapy.

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Michael Gray, aged 60, was diagnosed with rectal cancer in 2013.  Michael had been experiencing symptoms of the disease for some time and did not want to worry his family so turned to the internet for information - but he was left frightened by what he found.

Cancer charity works to combat ‘fake news’ online

A charity has appointed a digital nurse to talk to cancer patients online as it fears those who look up their disease could be left needlessly frightened.

Health
Promotional shot from Up North, a sitcom wrtten by Bolton-upon-Dearne actor Dean Sills.

Dearne writer’s sitcom enjoys second series

An award-winning sitcom which has been written by a Doncaster actor is being shown on a local TV station.

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Restaurant managers Abdul Kadir, Howard Ali, Sufi Miah and Mothiur Rahman

South Yorkshire restaurants to host charity dinner for refugees

Seventy restaurants are to host a charity dinner on the same night to raise money to help desperate refugees.

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Residents call the police after being ‘terrorised’ by a goat

Residents have been ‘terrorised’ by a goat in the Isle of Axholme, according to the police.

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