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Invite to meet reporters in comfort of Cast cafe drop-in

Reporting staff at the Doncaster Free Press are inviting the public for a friendly face to face meeting to take their stories and their feedback comments.

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Date:12th September 2013.'The Ladbrokes St Leger Festival at Doncaster Racecourse, DFS Ladies Day. Pictured Crowds attending the meeting.

Doncaster Voices: How important is town’s racecourse to economy?

Welcome to your Doncaster Voices forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words, name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk and your views may appear next week when the subject is “How can we improve Doncaster area’s cultural entertainment?”

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Plans for direct North Lincolnshire to London trains

Plans to run a direct rail service from North Lincolnshire to London were moved forward at a high-level meeting with rail bosses.

Transport
Andrew Ashworth receiving the Launchpad Champion 2018 award from Martin Beasley (Enterprising Barnsley)

Award success for Doncaster entrepreneur who was forced to learn to walk again

A Conisbrough entrepreneur who was forced to learn how to walk again following a major accident at work is celebrating success after winning two awards at a special event which showcased the achievements of new entrepreneurs based within the Sheffield City Region.

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Hydrogen vehicles to improve environmental performance on Sheffield roads

Streets Ahead is turning to some of the first hydrogen-powered vehicles in the country to help improve its environmental performance on Sheffield roads.

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Silver Street, Doncaster town centre

Hallgate and Silver Street set to be transformed in major Doncaster re-development

Plans are being drawn up which could transform two of Doncaster's main night-time party streets.

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Doncaster Voices: St Valentine’s love for our Doncaster region

Doncaster Voices: St Valentine’s love for our Doncaster region

Welcome to your Doncaster Voices forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words, name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk and your views may appear next week when the subject is “ How important is Doncaster racecourse to the local economy?

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The Dome Leisure Centre, Doncaster. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Stock Doncaster MC 5

Doncaster Voices: What are your Dome highlights during three decades?

Welcome to your Doncaster Voices forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words, name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk and your views may appear next week when the St Valentine subject is “What do you love most about Doncaster region?”

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Left to right are market traders who have recently relocated to Doncaster Corn Exchange, Gail Goodwin, Joanne Carline, Derek Blacklaws, and Greta Deinton

Doncaster Corn exchange 'fullest it's been for years'

It's been surrounded by scaffolding for over a year - but inside it is fuller than it has been for a long time.

Lifestyle
The price war for the cheapest jar of Nutella continues as Aldi, Lidl and Tesco have all slashed the cost of a kilogram jar of the hazelnut spread.

Lidl sparks price war with bargain 1kg jar ahead of Pancake Day

The price war for the cheapest jar of Nutella continues as Aldi, Lidl and Tesco have all slashed the cost of a kilogram jar of the hazelnut spread.

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A motorway junction in South Yorkshire is expected to be closed for several hours, after a vehicle spilled a 'significant amount of diesel' over the carriageway.

Motorway junction in South Yorkshire to be closed for several hours

A motorway junction in South Yorkshire is expected to be closed for several hours, after a vehicle spilled a 'significant amount of diesel' over the carriageway.

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Facebook has been testing a downvote button, allowing users to flag a comment to the platform as potentially problematic.

Facebook trials downvote button for unsavoury comments

Facebook has been testing a ‘downvote’ button, allowing users to flag a comment to the platform as potentially problematic.

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A stretch of motorway in a neighbouring county is closed this afternoon, following a multi-vehicle collision.

REGIONAL TRAVEL NEWS: Multi-vehicle crash closes stretch of road

A busy a-road in a neighbouring county is closed this afternoon, following a multi-vehicle collision.
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Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

THIS week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.
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Thorne Market Place.

17th century building faces demolition for new shops scheme in Doncaster town

One of the oldest buildings in Thorne is set to be demolished as part of a scheme to re-develop part of its town centre.

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Tour of Britain visitors spent £3m

Figures from Tour of Britain race organisers reveal that visitors spent £2,975,000 in our area when North Lincolnshire hosted a stage of the race in September last year.

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Trevor Mason

New appointment to St Leger Homes board in Doncaster

Local housing provider St Leger Homes of Doncaster is pleased to announce that it has appointed Trevor Mason as a new independent member of its board.

Politics
Lyndsey Parry, deputy centre manager, and David Avery, cleaning supervisor

Recycling on the up as Doncaster Lakeside Village improves its green credentials

Recycling at Doncaster’s Lakeside Village was up by 20 percent in 2017 and the retail outlet is looking to further improve its green credentials in 2018.

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Doncaster Chamber appoints new president and board member

Doncaster Chamber appoints new president and board member

Formally announced at the Doncaster Chamber AGM in December, Doncaster Chamber is pleased to welcome Michael Wilkinson (Frog Education) to the position of Doncaster Chamber President and Fabian Braithwaite (HSR Law) to the Board of Directors.

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Elmfield House

£1 million housing plan for historic Doncaster landmark Elmfield House

Doncaster's landmark Elmfield House could be converted to luxury flats under £1 million plans drawn up by a developer.

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