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Ee ba gum! Sithee! Gareth Southgate named as honorary Yorkshireman

England manager Gareth Southgate has been officially named as an ‘Honorary Yorkshireman’. He was presented with the accolade at the White Rose Awards in Harrogate, the UK’s biggest annual celebration of tourism, which recognises the very best tourism...

13 November 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

New speed limit on stretch of Sheffield motorway sparks debate

A move to reduce the speed limit on a stretch of motorway in Sheffield to reduce pollution has sparked debate among motorists.   Highways England has reduced the speed limit from 70mph to 60mph on the M1 between junction 28 for Mansfield and junction...

13 November 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Frenchgate is the 'perfect location' as Taco Bell opens first Doncaster restaurant

Frenchgate Shopping Centre is set to welcome Taco Bell’s first restaurant in Doncaster on Friday November 23 at 10am. Shoppers will soon be able to enjoy an array of Mexican-inspired dishes when Taco Bell opens its doors within the shopping mall later...

13 November 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

This is when Taco Bell will open its first Doncaster branch

Taco Bell has announced the opening date for its first ever Doncaster branch. The Frenchgate Shopping Centre will welcome the chain’s first restaurant in Doncaster on Friday 23 November at 10am. Shoppers will soon be able to enjoy an array of...

13 November 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Those on housing benefit and the disabled are being discriminated against in Yorkshire

At least 1 in 7 rental properties online are likely to be advertised unlawfully by explicitly discriminating against people who rely on housing benefit, new research from the National Housing Federation and Shelter shows. The analysis of more than...

13 November 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Sheffield weather forecast: Sunny spells but cloud could spoil plans later

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 is set to be reasonably bright, with sunny spells...

13 November 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

£42m for road repairs in Yorkshire - including £2,239,000 for Doncaster

Drivers and cyclists in Yorkshire and the Humber will benefit from better roads thanks to an extra £42 million for repairs, the Roads Minister has announced. The Department for Transport has revealed how the £420 million announced in the Budget will...

13 November 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Big-hearted Doncaster Apprentice star wipes bill for single mum struggling to pay for Christmas gifts

A big-hearted Doncaster shop owner who starred on The Apprentice has wiped the bill of a single mum who was struggling to pay for gifts from her children's store. Frances Bishop told the upset mum 'you are not alone' and agreed to write-off he woman’s...

12 November 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Eagle eyed councillor averts arson attack on Doncaster park playground

An eagle eyed Doncaster councillor has averted an arson attack on a popular Doncaster park playground after yobs tried to set a slide on fire. Coun David Nevett leapt into action after spotting flames coming from the children’s play area at Sandall...

12 November 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Investigation under way as airline pilots spot UFO off Irish coast

An investigation is under way after several airline pilots reported a UFO sighting over Ireland. The Irish Aviation Authority has launched a probe following several sightings in the are last week. Airlive.net reported that British Airways and Virgin...

12 November 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Armistice 100: Doncaster falls silent to remember its war dead – VIDEO

This is the sombre moment Doncaster fell silent to remember its war dead on Remembrance Sunday. Hundreds of people gathered at the war memorial in Bennetthorpe yesterday for the annual Remembrance Day parade and wreath laying ceremony – this year...

12 November 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster paintball site offers reward for return of lost wedding ring

A Doncaster paintball arena has offered a reward after a visitor lost his wedding ring at the 385 acre activity park. Bawtry Paintball Fields has offered a free day out at the park for anyone finding the ring which was lost at the site in Bawtry...

12 November 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Kylie is coming to Yorkshire

International star Kylie Minogue has announced a special 2019 show in Yorkshire, and tickets go on sale this week!  The pop princess launches a series of special shows for next summer with a big date on the Yorkshire coast. Kylie will play Scarborough...

12 November 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster’s Trades Club set to re-open weeks after mystery closure

A long-standing and popular Doncaster club has announced plans to re-open – just weeks after its mysterious closure. The Trades and Labour Club in the Frenchgate Centre left customers shocked with its sudden shutdown last month. But now it has been...

12 November 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster ‘gay pride’ poppy divides opinion on Remembrance Sunday

A ‘gay pride' poppy decorated with LGBT rainbow colours has divided opinion after being shared by Doncaster Pride on Remembrance Sunday. The organisation shared the image - with part of the poppy’s traditional red petals replaced by the lesbian, gay,...

12 November 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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