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Replica bus stop donated to Doncaster hospital to help patients living with dementia.

South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) has provided Doncaster Royal Infirmary’s dementia ward with a special bus stop flag to provide reassurance and familiarity to patients living with dementia. “Our Contact Centre received a call from...

Monday, 10:49 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster customers could be among 10 million affected by data breach

People in Doncaster could be among 10 million customers affected by a data breach at the Carphone Warehouse and Currys PC World. The tech company said hackers targeted their systems last year and millions of customers' personal information, names,...

Monday, 10:29 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Sheffield customers could be among 10 million affected by data breach

People in Sheffield could be among 10 million customers affected by a data breach at the Carphone Warehouse and Currys PC World. The tech company said hackers targeted their systems last year and millions of customers' personal information, names,...

Monday, 10:29 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

More than a quarter of pregnant women in North Lincolnshire are obese at first screening

More than a quarter of pregnant women seen by the Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust are obese at the time of their first screening. This puts the area’s soon-to-be mothers amongst the most obese in England, as health professionals...

Monday, 09:30 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Lindholme Prison performance "of serious concern"

The performance of Lindholme Prison is a "serious concern" for government inspectors, reflecting rising levels of assault on staff and prisoners within the institution. A newly-released report from the Ministry of Justice shows that the male...

Monday, 09:30 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

MOBILE SPEED CAMERAS: Full list of South Yorkshire locations this week

South Yorkshire Police mobile speed camera units will be visiting the following locations this week:- A629 Halifax Road, Wortley, Barnsley A635 Saltersbrook Road, Darfield, Barnsley Brierley Road, Grimethorpe, Barnsley B6096 Station Road, Wombwell,...

Monday, 09:20 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Cash windfall to tackle rising knife crime in South Yorkshire

Organisations across South Yorkshire have received a cash windfall of nearly £70, 000 to tackle a rising tide of knife crime. Services in Sheffield, Rotherham and Doncaster were among 67 nationwide to benefit from a share of the Home Office's £1.5...

Monday, 09:01 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

A-level results: Top 5 tips to survive clearing

A Level results are just a few days a way now and Dr Lisette Johnston, Head of School at ScreenSpace give us her top tips for those who didn’t get the grades they were expecting, she says: "For students who didn’t get the grades they needed to go...

Monday, 08:34 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster drivers are wasting £250m a year on rip off MOT tests

Ministers are being called on to scrap the MOT test because it’s ‘outdated’ and costs drivers £180 a year. Amanda Stretton, motoring editor at Confused.com says: “It seems MOT costs are the latest ‘cash cow’ plaguing motorists with drivers wasting...

Sunday, 12:31 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Hatfield Prison rated as "exceptional" in new performance report

Hatfield Prison has been rated as "exceptional" by government inspectors, according to a new performance report. A newly-released report from the Ministry of Justice shows that the male open prison was given the highest possible performance...

Sunday, 09:56 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

The brakes could soon be on for dangerous cyclists

The Department for Transport has announced the launch of a consultation which will look at whether a new offence equivalent to causing death by careless or dangerous driving should be introduced for dangerous cyclists. Commenting on the announcement,...

Sunday, 09:01 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Half of students are considering studying abroad - due to ‘extortionate’ UK tuition fees

Half of students are considering studying abroad - due to ‘extortionate’ UK tuition fees, research has revealed. A study of 750 students aged 16 and over found seven in 10 think the cost of higher education at home is ‘too high.’ And three in five are...

Saturday, 17:51 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Revealed: the weirdest drive-thrus in the world

In 2017, hungry drivers rejoiced when bakery chain, Greggs, opened its trial drive-thru store in Salford, enabling fans of reasonably-priced baked goods to indulge without even leaving their car. In 2017, hungry drivers rejoiced when bakery chain,...

Saturday, 17:17 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Five summer fire risks you can’t afford to ignore

Harry Woodage is an expert in fire safety at Allsaved. Here, he discusses five potential causes of fire during the summer and explains how to protect against disaster. Fire is a threat at all times of the year, and every season brings its own...

Saturday, 15:15 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Crocs closes it last manufacturing facility

Crocs has announced the closure of its last manufacturing facility. The comfortable foam clog shoe has been a source of contention ever since it was first launched 16 years ago, as it is unquestionably one of the most hated shoes around the world....

Saturday, 14:02 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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