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Police seal off Doncaster road 'after child refuses to go to dentist'

Police seal off Doncaster road 'after child refuses to go to dentist'

A Doncaster road has been sealed off by police - with unconfirmed reports that the incident is over a child refusing to go to the dentist. Park Road in Conisbrough has been closed by police with a number of vehicles at the scene this afternoon. There...

11 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

VIDEO: Four vehicle collision on busy Sheffield road

Four vehicles have reportedly been involved in a crash on a main road in Sheffield this afternoon. Motorist Maisie Bryan said the collision on Main Road, Ridgeway, was between a van and three cars. Police and ambulance crews are on the scene. Maisie...

11 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Driving through a puddle in your car in Doncaster could land you a £5,000 fine

Driving through a puddle in your car in Doncaster could land you a £5,000 fine

If you drive your car through puddles and splash people in Doncaster, you could be heading for a £5,000 fine. It comes after it was revealed police in Cambridgeshire are hunting a driver who soaked a mum and her two children by driving through a huge...

11 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Weather warning: Gales, showers and snow set to hit Yorkshire as jet-stream sweeps in cold snap

Weather warning: Gales, showers and snow set to hit Yorkshire as jet-stream sweeps in cold snap

Forecasters are predicting a short, sharp shock of cold temperatures next week as a jet-stream pushes wintry showers, high winds and snow across Britain. Take a look at the full forecast for this week and next compiled through the Met Office and the...

11 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Sheffield Derby: What's the weather going to be like for Sheffield United v Sheffield Wednesday clash?

Sheffield Derby: What's the weather going to be like for Sheffield United v Sheffield Wednesday clash?

Snow? Wind? Rain? What does the weather forecast have in store for Friday's Steel City Derby? Well, the good news for Blades and Owls fans is that there's nothing forecast that could put the game under threat - the prediction is that it should be...

11 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Doncaster shopper buys 15 tins of Quality Street as Tesco slashes price of tubs to £1.25 after Christmas

Doncaster shopper buys 15 tins of Quality Street as Tesco slashes price of tubs to £1.25 after Christmas

A Doncaster shopper has revealed how she bought 15 tins of Quality Street after Tesco slashed prices to get rid of surplus stock after Christmas. The supermarket firm has reduced 900g tins - which normally retail at £6 to just £1.25 - and shoppers...

11 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Nigel Farage calls for second referendum on Brexit

Nigel Farage has called for a second referendum on whether Britain should remain in the EU. The former UKIP leader and leading Brexit campaigner said he was confident a new vote on the issue would "kill off" the debate. "I'm reaching...

11 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Don Your Way column: Why can't you catch a phone signal at Doncaster Interchange?

Don Your Way column: Why can't you catch a phone signal at Doncaster Interchange?

As a committed car user and regular train traveller, my excursions on Doncaster’s buses are few and far between these days. Way back when, there would barely be a day go by when I wasn’t waiting around at some draughty bus stop somewhere or another in...

11 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
PICTURES: How Doncaster has changed according to Google Street View

PICTURES: How Doncaster has changed according to Google Street View

Since it launched in the US a decade ago, Google Street View cameras have captured much of the Western world and beyond. And in towns such as Doncaster, where the Google team has performed multiple shoots, the historical view function allows us to...

11 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
COLUMNIST: Campaign for a better deal for our children on the food front

COLUMNIST: Campaign for a better deal for our children on the food front

I hope you all had a very enjoyable and relaxing Christmas. I’d also like to think that many of you had what I would refer to as a traditional Christmas featuring plenty of nourishing, home-cooked food. Sadly, I fear, for thousand upon thousands of...

11 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Nominate your favourite doctors, nurses and healthcare workers in Sheffield

Nominate your favourite doctors, nurses and healthcare workers in Sheffield

Young patients and their families are being invited to nominate their favourite doctors, nurses and healthcare workers for a Children’s Star Award. Any patient or family who have received treatment from Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust...

11 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Action plan to stop Doncaster youngsters skipping school

Action plan to stop Doncaster youngsters skipping school

Doncaster education bosses have launched a bid to slash the number of children who skip school in the borough. Doncaster council’s cabinet has approved tough new measures after figures were presented revealing the extent of the problem. Bosses have...

11 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
KOYLI memorial statue is completed

KOYLI memorial statue is completed

It is due to be the focus of a memorial to an army regiment which runs deep in the history of Doncaster - and now it is complete. Sculptor Steve Winterburn has confirmed he has finished the statue which will be the main element of a planned memorial...

11 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Doncaster beauty spot put up for sale to housing developers

Doncaster beauty spot put up for sale to housing developers

Worried residents say they will fight plans to build on a Doncaster beauty spot after it was put up for sale for housing. Doncaster Council is hoping to sell-off land in Bessacarr, known locally at Rose Hill field, for housing. And it has now put a...

11 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Doncaster woman raises cash to thank doctors for their care

Doncaster woman raises cash to thank doctors for their care

A woman battling a lifelong digestive condition has raised money for a hospital to thank the specialists for their care. Rebecca Dowson, aged 37, from Cusworth, who has been bravely battling a range of debilitating symptoms caused by the condition has...

11 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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