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Jail for paedophile who befriended vulnerable Doncaster mums in 'order to gain access to their young children'

A convicted paedophile, who befriended vulnerable Doncaster mums in 'order to gain access to their young children,' has been put back behind bars for breaching the terms of his sexual offences prevention order. When Karl Taylor was sentenced to three...

yesterday, 17:41 in Yorkshire & Humber

Armed police on standby for Rotherham United and Doncaster Rovers clash

Armed police will be on standby and more than 100 officers will help keep rival football fans apart at tomorrow's South Yorkshire derby between Rotherham United and Doncaster Rovers. Fans of the League One clubs clashed at the reverse fixture at...

yesterday, 16:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

UPDATE: Missing sister found 'safe and well' after public appeal

A 16-year-old South Yorkshire girl who had gone missing at the same time as her sister has been found safe and well. Erin McCarthy, from Doncaster, had not been seen since Monday (February 19) but was found yesterday evening in the Bentley area....

yesterday, 16:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

Teen girl gang facing crackdown by police over anti-social behaviour in Doncaster town centre

A crackdown on gangs of nuisance teenagers causing havoc in Doncaster town centre is underway after complaints from the public. During half term, police re-arranged their shifts because of concerns about the problem, and Doncaster Council bosses have...

yesterday, 15:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

South Yorkshire teenager jailed for assault, robbery and attempted burglary

A South Yorkshire teenager who assaulted and robbed a man has been given a lengthy jail term for that crime an another attempted burglary. Mitchell Kemp, 19, of Pickering Road, Doncaster, was yesterday sentenced to two years and nine months behind...

yesterday, 15:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

Reward offered to catch vandals who caused Doncaster phone and internet black out

A reward is being offered to catch mindless vandals who left a community without phone or internet services. More than 100 homes and businesses were affected by the black out in Conisbrough after yobs caused damage to the telecommunications network in...

yesterday, 14:16 in Yorkshire & Humber

Reward offered for information over damage to telecoms network in Doncaster

A reward has been offered for information about damage caused to a telecoms network in Doncaster - leaving over 100 homes without services. Crimestoppers and Openreach are offering a £1,000 reward over the damage which left homes and businesses in...

yesterday, 14:16 in Yorkshire & Humber

'Doncaster is a s*** hole, everyone is either fat, a p*key or disabled:' Vile Twitter troll who attacked...

A Twitter troll who waged a hate campaign against a string of celebrities and launched a scathing attack on Doncaster has been unmasked as a dad of two from Scunthorpe. Josh Maddison, 28, hid behind an online account from which he posted 3,100...

yesterday, 12:35 in Yorkshire & Humber

Starving 'bag of bones' dog dumped in Doncaster needs to diet after putting on weight at new home

A starving dog who weighed half of what he should have has put on so much weight in his new home that he now needs to go on a diet! Lurcher Ollie was found staggering around a field in Stainforth, on the outskirts of Doncaster before Christmas...

yesterday, 12:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

US tourists boom ahead as Doncaster looks to cash in on Mayflower links

Better get ready - the Americans could be on their way to Doncaster in large numbers. Tourism bosses believe we could see a major influx of visitors from across the Atlantic in 2020 when the USA marks the 400th anniversary of the voyage of the...

yesterday, 11:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Doncaster school raises £2,000 for heart surgery fund in support of pupil

Hill House School children, including many from the Isle, have raised a whopping £2,000 for The Children’s Heart Surgery Fund in support of Year 2 pupil, Toby Johns. Toby, who has been under the care of Leeds General Infirmary since he was 6 days old,...

yesterday, 11:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

REVEALED: Fears Doncaster town centre is being 'killed off' by high parking charges after council rakes in £3m

Fears have been raised that high parking charges are 'killing off' Doncaster town centre - after it was revealed the council raked in more than £3 million from motorists in recent years. The sum raised by the authority has today led to calls for the...

yesterday, 11:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

How next week's cold weather could affect your mobile phone

Bitterly cold weather is on the way in the coming days and the Met Office has issued a warning to mobile phone users. SNOW ALERT: Weather warning issued for Sheffield as 'Beast from the East' heads towards UK The weather service has this morning...

yesterday, 10:41 in Yorkshire & Humber

Mysterious lights spotted in skies over Doncaster

Mysterious lights have been spotted in the skies over Doncaster - sparking suggestions of aliens, Batman and supernatural forces. Social media has been awash with sightings of the searchlights which have been spotted in the skies above various areas...

yesterday, 10:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police record hike in dog thefts in South Yorkshire

Dog thefts are on the increase in South Yorkshire, with 108 reported last year. Figures released by South Yorkshire Police under the Freedom of Information Act, show that there were 98 thefts in 2016 and 71 in 2015. LISTED: These are the 10 most...

yesterday, 09:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

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