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Action call over 'dangerous' parking on busy Doncaster road

Residents are calling for action over 'dangerous' parking on one of Mexborough's main roads.

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Tensions run high at public meeting to discuss fate of Haxey pub

Tensions run high at public meeting to discuss fate of Haxey pub

Tensions ran high at a public meeting to discuss plans to demolish a Haxey pub to make way for housing.

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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.

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The planned library and museum at Waterdale, Doncaster

Backing for £349m investment plan, but Doncaster Council tax set to rise

Plans to invest nearly £349 million into high profile capital projects over the next three years have been approved by Doncaster Council's cabinet.

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Barnburgh and Harlington against HS2 Action Group held a day of action with helium balloons in place to show the height and width of the HS2 embankment when it goes through Barnburgh, Doncaster.

Campaigners meet with Doncaster mayor over HS2

Residents in a Doncaster village who fear they could have their peace shattered by HS2 have held a meeting with the mayor of Doncaster.

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Mick Glynn, pictured by a Pot Hole on Hatfield High Street. Picture: Marie Caley Pot Holes MC 3

Hundreds of potholes must be filled in Doncaster's roads for Tour de Yorkshire

Hundreds of potholes have been put on a list to be filled across Doncaster to bring the roads up to standard for the Tour de Yorkshire later this year.

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Inspectors found 75 per cent of rented properties in the area had 'high risk hazards'; which put tenants at risk by exposing them to serious harm such as 'fire, falls, excess cold and damp and mould'

Time running out to have your say on Sheffield Council scheme to clampdown on 'high-risk' flats

Consultation on a scheme which aims to clampdown on 'high-risk' flats in an area of Sheffield where inspectors found buckets being used in place of toilets is due to end in less than two weeks.

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Only a fifth of people said they would recommend visiting West Street and Devonshire Green after 11pm on a weekend, it was revealed in a new survey published this week.

Only one in five people would recommend West Street after 11pm on a weekend, new survey reveals

Only a fifth of people said they would recommend visiting West Street and Devonshire Green after 11pm on a weekend, it was revealed in a new survey published this week.

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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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MP Gill Furniss and a veteran launch the campaign.

'More is known about the Jedi than armed forces community' - Sheffield MP

A Sheffield MP is backing a campaign to map the size and scale of the armed forces community - after claiming more is known about the fictional 'Jedi' religion in Star Wars.

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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.

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Professor Vanessa Toulmin.

NORTHERN LIGHTS: How much further do we have to go to for equal rights for women?

February 6 marks the centenary of The Representation of the People Act being passed through the Houses of Parliament and receiving Royal assent.

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Tom Gilbert, Jamie McDonnell Foundation co-ordinator and Jamie McDonnell, pictured at the Doncaster Free Press Youth Services Round Table event held at The Dome. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Round Table MC 2

Boxing champion's foundation bid to help Doncaster youngsters

Doncaster's World Boxing champion is turning helping Doncaster's youngsters into his next big fight.

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Councillor Magid Magid.

Deputy Lord Mayor of Sheffield rules himself out of running to become Sheffield City Region mayor

The Deputy Lord Mayor of Sheffield has ruled himself out of the running to become Sheffield City Region mayor.

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Rob Waltham

Tell council what you think about open spaces, sport and recreation facilities

Residents are being asked to share their views on North Lincolnshire’s existing open spaces, sport and recreation facilities to help shape future plans.

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Runners out on the 5k course at the Doncaster parkrun session at Sandall Park. Money is to be put into getting more people active

Doncaster to get millions of pounds to help deal with 'inactivity crisis'

Millions of pounds are to be ploughed into getting Doncaster residents more physically active through a Sport England pilot scheme to deal with an 'inactivity crisis'.

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Ongo staff.  Photograph by Richard Walker / www.imagenorth.net

Ongo shortlisted for three housing awards

Ongo has been shortlisted for three awards in the Tpas northern region awards, which will be announced on Friday March 16.

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Richard Hannigan

Council sets out new plan to reduce CO2 emissions further

North Lincolnshire Council is to adopt a new Carbon Management Plan to reduce its carbon footprint more. As part of this, a target to reduce CO2 emissions by 25 per cent over the next five years has been set – a potential cost saving of £4m.

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VIDEO: Evil spirits, possessions and black magic - welcome to the Sheffield mosque providing Islamic exorcisms

A woman writhes around in uncontrollable pain on the floor while screaming for an evil spirit to leave her soul.

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The panel at our round table at The Dome on activities for youngsters

30 new youth clubs on the way for Doncaster and more to follow

Doncaster has got 30 new youth clubs on the way under a new scheme - and more to follow.

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