Doncaster set for new swimming pool this year

Hundreds of school pupils are set to take the plunge after plans for a new Doncaster swimming pool were agreed.

The Star understands Crystal will re-open with its regular 'student night' tomorrow.

Sheffield bar where five men were stabbed in gang-related brawl will reportedly re-open tomorrow

A Sheffield bar, where five men were stabbed in a gang-related brawl on New Year's Eve, is reportedly due to re-open tomorrow after court orders kept it closed to the public for over a fortnight.

Yorkshire transport is to undergo a major overhaul.

The North is watching: Ex-Chancellor's warning to Government as 'revolutionary' 30-year Yorkshire transport vision is unveiled

A radical overhaul of ticketing and high speed rail travel between Leeds and Manchester in half an hour are at the centrepiece of a 30 year vision for transport in the North laid out today.
Oliver Bryssau, CEO of Origin Broadband

Job losses at Doncaster internet company

Over a dozen people have lost their jobs at a Doncaster internet company, which says it has taken the decision in order to 'create a more agile and sustainable business for future growth'.

Sheffield Midland station.

South Yorkshire rail passengers 'being hoodwinked' on HS2 say campaigners

Anti-HS2 campaigners in South Yorkshire have accused the Sheffield City Region of trying to 'hoodwink' rail passengers over the route of HS2.
A bus travelling through Stannington.

Appeal to problem parkers over bus route blocking in Sheffield

Problem parkers are causing widespread disruption to bus routes serving thousands of passengers across Sheffield - and this needs to stop.


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.

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.

The new retail building at Waterdale, Doncaster.  Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Waterdale MC 1

Bosses confident over empty Doncaster shopping block

It was heralded as the most significant regeneration work  at Doncaster's Watersdale centre - but it still stands empty six months after its completion.

Bikes like this could be hired on the streets of Doncaster soon

'Boris bikes' could hit the streets of Doncaster

Pay as you go 'Boris Bikes' could be set to hit the streets of Doncaster later this year.

Doncaster Voices - New year, new Doncaster – what are your 2018 hopes? for our area?

Doncaster Voices - New year, new Doncaster – what are your 2018 hopes? for our area?

Welcome to Doncaster Voices forum. If you want to get involved (like Jonti), submit 150 words, name, title & photo to and your views may appear next week when subject is ‘Does Doncaster night economy receive undeserved bad press?’

Caroline with employee Christina Dodd from Conisbrough

MP praises firm for its investment in learning at its Doncaster site

Caroline Flint has praised Wavin UK for its investment in learning at its Edlington site.


Doncaster will be put firmly on the map in 2018

Doncaster will be put firmly on the map in 2018, says the town’s mayor, Ros Jones.

MP Caroline Flint raised concerns over the closure of the bank in Bawtry, pictured, and Thorne

Concerns raised with Prime Minister over bank branch closures in Doncaster towns

Doncaster MP Caroline Flint has raised concerns with the Prime Minster over the closures of RBS branches in two Doncaster towns in 2018.

Rob Waltham

Council targets developers to tackle surface water flooding

North Lincolnshire Council is working with developers to ensure any proposed housing developments incorporate better drainage systems that will mitigate surface water flooding to housing developments (if deemed appropriate).

David McCallum and his wife Fiona, pictured with a selection of the fruit Gins they produce. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP McCallum Gin MC 1

Doncaster firm making a name for itself in the gin business

When Doncaster couple David and Fiona McCallum first arrived, it looked like a barren wasteland.


Toys R Us staves off collapse with UK rescue plan

Struggling toy firm Toys R Us has staved off collapse after coming up with a rescue plan which has been backed by creditors.

Andrew Percy

MP welcomes fall in unemployment rate

Isle MP, Andrew Percy, has welcomed new statistics which show that unemployment continues to fall.


Sheffield business competition crowns its winners

The #AdamStart Entrepreneurship Challenge was launched in 2013 by Sheffield entrepreneur and Queen’s Young Leader Adam Bradford

Katy Lewin, from Doncaster Tourist Information, with beer from Doncaster Brewery

How you can buy Doncaster-produced goods for presents this Christmas

The shopping days until Christmas are fast running out -- but there is still plenty of time to get a Doncaster-made present for a loved one.

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