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'We need someone to fight for Doncaster's parks'

Doncaster needs someone in the council fighting the corner for the borough's parks, believes a parks campaigner. It is among the suggestions to emerge at the latest Doncaster Free Round table, on parks and open spaces, held at Potteric Carr Nature...

5 September 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster lass's DIY efforts go viral as she struggles to do up her home

Carpentry runs in the blood for Doncaster lass Vikkie Richmond. The 35-year-old from Armthorpe had a father and a grandfather who ran the G and L Richmond saw mill, on Barton Lane, in her home village. It was originally opened by grandfather George,...

5 September 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Businesses pull together in bid to make Doncaster town centre the place to be

With concerns over issues ranging from street people to empty shops, businesses in Doncaster town centre were concerned. But they refused to sit back and do nothing. Instead, they have pulled together to share good ideas and lobby the people who can...

5 September 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Sheffield weather forecast: Sunny spells but this is when rain is set to hit

The weather in Sheffield is set to be a mixed bag today as forecasters predict both sunshine and cloud throughout the day. What will the weather be like this morning in Sheffield? This morning will be bright, with sunny spells and bursts of pure...

5 September 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Morrisons to introduce paper wrapping on flower bouquets in effort to cut plastic use

Morrisons is scrapping the use of plastic wrapping from its flower bouquets in favour of paper, as part of its ongoing plastic reduction campaign. The move will prevent 18.5 million plastic wraps from being used each year, saving as much as 925 tonnes...

4 September 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Letter: Doncaster day centre for dementia sufferers is vital

I recently attended a meeting at Crimpsall Lodge, Hexthorpe,, because the council are considering closing it. This is a day centre where people suffering with dementia go, and for a small fee are well looked after My husband has vascular dementia and...

4 September 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
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