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Isle disabled teen gets invite from PM Theresa May to visit 10 Downing Street

Christmas came early for one Isle teenager when he was invited to 10 Downing Street as a special guest of Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Hanover tower block on Exeter Drive, Broomhall

Installation of sprinklers in Sheffield's 24 tower blocks could take up to two years

Installing sprinklers in all of Sheffield's tower blocks could take up to two years and will only begin once the Grenfell Tower interim report has been published, the council confirmed.

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Meeting set for Doncaster villages facing HS2 disruption

Rail minister Paul Maynard will meet with residents this month from Doncaster villages which would be affected by the planned HS2 route through the borough.

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Phil Godfrey and Phil Midgley, pictured with other concerned residents on Kelsey Gardens, Bessacarr, where there are plans to create an underpass. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Underpass MC 1

Railway underpass plan sparks alarm on Doncaster estate

Residents fear a quiet Doncaster cul-de-sac could become a busy pedestrian walkway under plans to create a railway underpass next to it.

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Councillor Mazher Iqbal, left, with Diane Jarvis, David Oliver and Mike Hague from Idaq

Free Wi-Fi is on its way to Sheffield city centre

A 10-year deal has been announced that will see free, high-speed Wi-Fi access brought to outdoor areas and public buildings in Sheffield city centre
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Infrastructure work on a new 413-home development in Sheffield is due to begin by the end of the year, the council has confirmed.

Work on Sheffield housing developing to start on former Brickwork site

Infrastructure work on a new 413-home development in Sheffield is due to begin by the end of the year, the council has confirmed.
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Carver Street will be closed to traffic on Friday and Saturdays until December 23. It will also be closed on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. Picture: Google Maps.

Sheffield road to be closed to traffic to help festive revellers stay safe

A busy road in Sheffield city centre will be closed on Friday and Saturday nights over the next few weeks, in a bid to help festive revellers stay safe.

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Rob Waltham

Work to start on £1.2 billion lakes project

Clugstons Construction are set to start work on the first lake of North Lincolnshire Council’s £1.2bn Lincolnshire Lakes project early in 2018 after the plans were given the green light by planners.

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Richard Hannigan

Making every adult matter in North Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire Council has joined up with 24 other areas across England to launch the Making Every Adult Matter (MEAM) scheme.

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Isle community champions awarded in front of Emmerdale TV star

Isle community champions awarded in front of Emmerdale TV star

The 2017 Community Champion Awards took place at The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe last night where 23 awards were presented to well-deserved winners.

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Young inspectors who deliver services to South Yorkshire children scoop national award

Young inspectors who deliver services to South Yorkshire children scoop national award

A team of young people who inspect services delivered to children and young people in Rotherham has been nationally recognised for their work at a prestigious award ceremony in London.

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Coun Tony Corden

Long serving Doncaster Councillor dies

One of Doncaster's most experienced borough councillors has died.

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Work begins on new £350,000 visitor attraction in Belton

Work began last week on the new visitor attraction in Belton.

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Photograph by Richard Walker/ www.imagenorth.net

Launch of shared housing scheme for under-35s

Under-35s who can’t afford to rent or buy a home alone are being offered the chance to share a furnished home as part of a trial scheme launched by Ongo Homes.

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More items recycled but fewer collections under revamped Doncaster bin changes

More items will be able to go into Doncaster household recycling bins - but collections are reducing to every two weeks.
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Motorists were stuck in the John Lewis car park for hours this afternoon, due to diversions put in place due to tonight's Christmas lights switch-on

Christmas lights chaos in Sheffield city centre as diversions lead to motorists being stuck inside car park for HOURS

People driving through Sheffield city centre this afternoon have experienced significant delays, as traffic diversions put in place due to the city's Christmas lights switch-on led to motorists being stuck in a department store car park for hours.
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David Davis addressed an economic summit in Berlin

Britain could stay under European Court jurisdiction after Brexit, says David Davis

Britain could remain under European Court of Justice jurisdiction after the Brexit date of March 2019, but move to a new arbitration mechanism during the planned two-year transition, David Davis has suggested.

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Over 50 weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition have been handed into South Yorkshire Police during the first week of a guns amnesty organised by the force.

50 weapons and hundreds of ammunition rounds handed into South Yorkshire Police during first week of amnesty

Over 50 weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition have been handed into South Yorkshire Police during the first week of a guns amnesty organised by the force.

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Gritters ready to hit the roads of Sheffield are prepared at the Olive Grove Road depot

Gritters on standby as temperatures expected to plummet in South Yorkshire

With low temperatures forecast for tonight, gritters are on standby across South Yorkshire to make the region's roads as safe as possible.

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Best decorated Tour of Britain bikes announced

One hundred and twenty professional cyclists raced around our area on 5 September when North Lincolnshire hosted an entire stage of this year’s OVO Energy Tour of Britain.

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