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Apology as bin complaints in Doncaster double under new collections deal

Complaints over Doncaster's bin collections have nearly doubled after a new system was brought in this year.

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Demolition work well underway to create new homes for people with dementia

Demolition work is well under way at the former Intermediate Care Home on Warwick Road in Scunthorpe – to make way for a proposed unique extra care scheme that will see 25 new two-bed apartments built for people with dementia – in a £4.5 investment. The first of its kind in the area.

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Councillor Julie Reed

Council continues fight against fraud

In North Lincolnshire Council’s latest Annual Fraud Report 2017/18 it highlights the work being done to tackle and reduce fraud in North Lincolnshire.

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Lord Mayor Magid Magid and Sheffield to The Somme supporters

Sheffield’s new Lord Mayor Magid is swapping his chains of office for a bike chain

Sheffield’s new Lord Mayor is swapping his chains of office for a bike chain – to raise money to commemorate the city’s war heroes in an epic bike ride.

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Have your say on new leisure centre for Crowle

Work is progressing well on the brand new Crowle Leisure Centre and the next stage is finding out residents views on what it offers.

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Mary Wilson, widow of former Prime Minister Harold Wilson, dies aged 102

Jeremy Corbyn has led tributes to Mary Wilson, widow of former Labour prime minister Harold Wilson, after her death aged 102.

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Passengers have suffered unprecedented delays and cancellations on Northern services since new timetables were introduced last week.

'Truly sorry' Northern rail warns it will take weeks to improve services following delays and cancellation chaos across the North

Northern rail has warned it will take weeks to turn around unprecedented delays and cancellations which are causing chaos for millions of commuters.
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Railway station at Doncaster Sheffield Airport would be “truly game-changing” for the North, says Dan Jarvis

Railway station at Doncaster Sheffield Airport would be “truly game-changing” for the North, says Dan Jarvis

A railway station connecting Doncaster Sheffield Airport to the East Coast Main Line would be “truly game-changing” for the North of England, according to the country’s newest metro-mayor.
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Lisa Johnson

Doncaster trio travel to USA for Warrior Games

Two veterans and a former army medical technician, all from Doncaster, are proudly serving their country in a major sports event for injured and sick servicemen and women.

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Rotherham MP Sarah Champion

MPs demand Government acts to prevent gang related child sexual exploitation

A cross party group of MPs have written to the Government to highlight the urgent need to take effective action to confront gang related Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) and to ensure that all statutory authorities are properly equipped to protect children.

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Work has begun on the next stage of a Sheffield-wide road resurfacing programme.

Work begins on second phase of Sheffield road resurfacing programme

Work has begun on the next stage of a Sheffield-wide road resurfacing programme.

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Mr Percy with ward councillors and community cinema representatives

New surround sound speakers for community cinema

The Community Cinema in Crowle has acquired a new set of surround sound speakers thanks to £800 secured through the SSE windfarm.

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'It's been 50 years - now sort out our Doncaster village's old slag heap'

It is nearly 50 years since their local colliery closed - but a group of frustrated Doncaster residents claim they are still waiting for its spoil heap to be properly restored.
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Sheffield students quiz MP over voting age

Sheffield students quiz MP over voting age

Students got the chance to fire questions about voting rights at Sheffield Central MP Paul Blomfield.

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Captain Paul Inman

Injured Doncaster soldier selected for 2018 Invictus Games team

A Doncaster soldier is among a 72-strong team of wounded, injured and sick (WIS) military personnel and veterans who have been selected to represent the UK at the 2018 Invictus Games.

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North Lincolnshire Youth Council with the canvas images and staff from North Lincolnshire Council and RDaSH

Be Unique, that’s the message from young people

Young people in North Lincolnshire have been making their voices heard to shape health and mental health services and are now spreading their messages to other youngsters.

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There has been a call for more accommodation for pensioners

Call for homes for pensioners in Doncaster village

Community leaders in a former Doncaster pit village are calling for more homes for pensioners there.

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Firas Jabar receiving the Duke of York Community Initiative Award on behalf of City of Sanctuary Sheffield

Duke of York recognition for City of Sanctuary Sheffield

City of Sanctuary Sheffield has been chosen to receive the Duke of York Community Initiative award.

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Council continues commitment to campaign against violence against women and girls

Isle schools are being encouraged to support the White Ribbon campaign and take a stand against violence against women and girls.

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Ros Jones is Doncaster's directly-elected mayor

Doncaster mayor nominated for international award

Doncaster's directly-elected mayor, Ros Jones, is the only mayor in Britain this year to be nominated for an international award.
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