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"Brace yourself for exciting tweets about gritting and bin collections," Doncaster Council tells Louis...

Doncaster Council has told homegrown global pop sensation Louis Tomlinson to be prepared to read "exciting tweets about gritting and bin collections" after the authority revealed the star now follows them on Twitter. Doncaster Council could...

47 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

"I rarely met anyone kinder or more gentle:" Doncaster TV star Jeremy Clarkson's sadness at death of...

Doncaster TV star Jeremy Clarkson has spoken of his sadness at the death of Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond, saying he "rarely met anyone kinder or more gentle." It was announced earlier today that Mr Bond, who created the children's...

today, 15:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sweet success for Doncaster’s chocolate cafe

Two trainee baristas have joined the staff of a popular community café which is expanding both its menu and events programme. The Hot Chocolate Lounge in Denaby, which is funded by the Big Lottery and run by Doncaster West Development Trust (DWDT), has n

today, 14:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Failing Doncaster school taking 'decisive action' after damning report by inspectors

A Doncaster school has been placed in special measures following a damning report by inspectors. Ofsted inspectors rated Balby Carr Community Academy, in Balby, as inadequate in four out of five key areas. In a damning report they said leadership has bee

today, 14:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Krispy Kreme to open first store in Doncaster tomorrow

Krispy Kreme will open its first ever store in Doncaster tomorrow. The new branch will be unveiled at 10am in the Frenchgate Centre - and there will be giveways and goodies with a Gold Card for the first person in the queue. The card entitles the holder

today, 14:20 in Yorkshire & Humber

"Hendo's on your baguette, monsieur?" Famous Sheffield relish is now being exported to France - with French...

Oooh la la! One of Sheffield's most famous exports is set to create a stir in France - after Henderson's Relish revealed it is now selling its spicy sauce across the Channel - with French labels on the bottles. The much-loved orange bottles, more used to

today, 14:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Doncaster-on-Sea: Town would become a seaside resort if all the world's ice melted

Doncaster would become a seaside resort if all the world's ice melted, a study has revealed. Instead of being miles from the coast, Doncaster would be right beside the seaside - but before you start rushing for your bucket and spade, its not predicted to

today, 13:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

Hospice starlight walkers promised a glow in the dark send off

Hundreds of North Lincolnshire people who have already signed up for a night-time sponsored walk in aid of the local hospice are set for a spectacular UV neon glow send off on Saturday July 8. The tenth annual event held by Lindsey Lodge Hospice has been

today, 13:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

VIDEO: "If I'd have run, the alcohol might have worn off before they got hold of me:" Sheffield boxer's...

A Sheffield boxer who served a two year ban for drink driving has said that if he had escaped from police, he could have sweated out the alcohol by running. Tyan Booth, 34, has made the astonishing claims in a ten minute video revealing how he got drunk

today, 12:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

South Yorkshire Police chief describes Hillsborough disaster as 'appalling tragedy'

South Yorkshire Police's Chief Constable has described the Hillsborough disaster as an 'appalling tragedy'. Chf Con Stephen Watson issued a statement after the Crown Prosecution Service announced that six individuals - including four former police offic

today, 12:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield. He was the latest high profile guest speaker at an event to

today, 12:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

BREAKING: No organisations to face prosecution over Hillsborough disaster

Prosecutors announced today that no organisations are to face prosecution over the Hillsborough disaster. Sue Hemming, the CPS's Head of Special Crime and Counter Terrorism Division, said six individuals will be prosecuted, but no organisations will face

today, 12:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

BREAKING: Six individuals to face charges over Hillsborough disaster

Criminal charges are to be brought over the deaths of 96 football fans at a game in Sheffield 28 years ago, it was announced this morning. The Crown Prosecution Service today revealed that six individuals are to face charges over the disaster at Hillsbor

today, 11:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

BREAKING: M1 closed in both directions in South Yorkshire due to police incident

A stretch of the M1 in South Yorkshire is currently closed in both directions due to a police incident. The motorway is blocked between junctions 36 and 37 and delays are building in the area. More follows.

today, 10:50 in Yorkshire & Humber

Stagecoach in talks with Government after £84m "hit" on East Coast Main Line

Stagecoach is in talks with the UK government over its contract to operate the East Coast main line after the loss-making franchise saw profits sink last year. The train and bus operator said pre-tax profit plunged to £17.9 million in the year to 29 Apri

today, 10:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

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