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New build homes can save Doncaster homeowners £629 per year on energy bills

February was named the ‘deep freeze’ month; with below average temperatures and snow blanketing much of the UK, households across the country felt the chill.

Environment
Council leader welcomes new banning orders for rogue landlords

Council leader welcomes new banning orders for rogue landlords

The leader of North Lincolnshire Council, Cllr Rob Waltham welcomes new powers brought in by the government to tackle rogue landlords.

News
The new affordable homes in Belton

First phase of new affordable homes in Belton soon to be available

Nine new homes are nearing completion in Belton and will be ready to let by Ongo in May.

Politics
Hannah Kitching from Penistone is hoping to become the mayor for the Sheffield City Region. Picture: George Torr

Who is Hannah Kitching? Meet the Lib Dem candidate for South Yorkshire mayor

Lib Dem Hannah Kitching wants to propel South Yorkshire to the next level by overhauling the region’s transport and making the county a better place to do business.
News

Sheffield named on hit list of Russia's nuclear targets in UK

Sheffield has been named on a hit list of Russia's nuclear targets in the UK.

News
Sheffield Central MP Paul Blomfield

MP opens new refugee refuge in Sheffield

A refuge for refugees will be officially opened this week.

News
Crackdown on drunken airline passengers

CRACKDOWN: Alcohol to be kept in sealed bags to put a stop to drunken airline passengers

All alcohol bought at airport shops could be placed in sealed bags in a crackdown on disruption by drunken passengers.
Transport
Rob Waltham

Another chance to have your say on how North Lincolnshire develops

An extra consultation event on Tuesday 17 April at Haxey Memorial Hall, 5pm to 8pm, is taking place for residents and businesses to share their views on the proposed North Lincolnshire Local Plan.

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Andrew Percy MP

MP welcomes cash for crumbling roads

Isle MP Andrew Percy, has welcomed the Government’s recent announcement that a further £100 million is being given to councils to repair potholes and protect local roads from future severe weather.

Transport
Rosie Winterton, Joyce Foster, Erika Stoddart and Glyn Jones at the relaunch of the M25 housing charity at Mansion House

Doncaster homeless charity sees more people moving from the streets into jobs

Two years ago, those who turned to a Doncaster housing charity to have a roof over their heads faced a bleak future.

News
Council addressing pothole issue

More than 1,000 potholes repaired

Pothole repairs across North Lincolnshire have continued at a pace this week, with a further 732 fixed, making a grand total of 1,039 filled in the last two weeks.

Transport
Richard Hannigan

Investment in public transport set to improve services

The popular Call Connect bus service that provides a lifeline to many residents in rural areas is set to continue improving transport services across North Lincolnshire.

Transport
Councillor Dominic Beck

Council commits over £50 million to deliver new homes for Rotherham

Work has started on a major new build programme to develop over 300 high quality homes in Rotherham.

News
Mexborough councillors Bev Chapman, Andy Pickering and Sean Gibbons, pictured by the lift. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Lift MC 3

Lift finally back up in running at car park

Mexborough multi-story car park has a working lift again - and this time residents hope it lasts.

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PLANNING: See what’s happening on your street

Here are the most recent planning applications for the Isle and surrounding areas received by North Lincolnshire Council:

News
Rob Waltham

Residents to receive 50 per cent towards their council tax bills

From 1 April 2018, North Lincolnshire Council is changing the council tax support scheme to make it fairer for everyone who pays council tax.

Politics
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Sheffield Star readers roundly condemn 'punish a Muslim' hate letters

Hate letters circulating in South Yorkshire that encourage people to ‘punish a Muslim’ have been roundly condemned by Star readers.

News
Rob Waltham

Isle residents face a 4.99% council tax rise

A budget that ‘strikes a balance between investing in North Lincolnshire and providing value-for-money’ has been approved by councillors.

Politics
Caroline Flint and Andy Burnham at the launch of a campaign in Parliament this week for High Speed rail for the North. She chaired the launch

Doncaster MP launches campaign for East to West high speed rail link for Doncaster and the north

Doncaster MP Caroline Flint has backed a campaign for an East to West High speed rail link, serving Doncaster.
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New mental health service for armed forces veterans in Sheffield announced

Plans for a new mental health service for armed forces veterans in and around Sheffield have been announced.

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