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Why we need to stall plans to privatise our market

In response to Doncaster Voices of June 28, it is dismaying that the lease of Doncaster market to a private company is being given serious consideration. Although the market has been in the doldrums in recent times, I have been heartened to see that...

11 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Dozens of 'stressed' fish found dead in Sheffield park lake

Dozens of 'stressed' fish have been found dead in a Sheffield park lake. Scores of roach and carp have been found in a pond at Graves Park over the last few days - and Environment Agency chiefs have said the deaths are down to the current heatwave. A...

11 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

The photos that show how #WaistcoatWednesday has gripped the nation ahead of England v Croatia

With England set to play against Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals later on today, all eyes will not only be on the players and manager Gareth Southgate, but what has now become Southgate's iconic waistcoat. Fans across the nation have embraced...

11 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Specialist vets called in after mystery virus kills 100 ducks at Doncaster park

Specialist vets and experts from Doncaster Council have been called in to determine how 100 ducks at a popular Doncaster park have died in the last few days. The lake at Sandall Park has been sealed off and people are being urged to stay away from the...

11 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

'I'll be throwing money into the crowd!' Doncaster England fan Donny Knight promises cash for supporters...

A Doncaster England fan who has become a cult hero for climbing on top of a bus shelter dressed as St George has promised to throw money into the crowd if the Three Lions win tonight. Balby roofer Terry Hill, 53, will be heading to Silver Street once...

11 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

VIDEO: Psychic Sheffield mouse predicts England World Cup win

This is the moment a psychic mouse from Sheffield predicted England will win the World Cup. It seems furry pet George certainly believes 'it's coming home' - after footage of him was shared showing him pointing his nose towards an England win. Owner,...

11 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster pupils show how women take charge of men

Pupils lit up the stage with their incredible performances in Hill House School’s summer production, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, a romantic comedy that sees seven empowered frontier women take charge of their destinies, and their men, in 1850s...

11 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

From a Festival to a Garden Party here's the pick of things to do in and around Doncaster this week

If you're looking for something to do this week, take a look at our list of top ten. There's something for everybody.

11 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

'It's coming home!' Doncaster railway station backs England with support messages

Rail passengers in Doncaster are being told 'it's coming home' today - as station bosses throw their support behind England with support messages on display screens. Commuters at the station today are being met with information boards carrying the...

11 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

VIDEO: Silver Street set for another England World Cup party in Doncaster tonight

Doncaster's Silver Street is gearing up for another World Cup party tonight with thousands of England fans set to descend on the town centre once more for tonight's match against Croatia. The street has become the focal point for celebrations during...

11 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Youngsters join bid to bring World Cup to Doncaster

World Cup? Bring it to Doncaster! That was the message from youngsters at a Doncaster school who have created their own designs for posters backing a bid to bring the Rugby League World Cup to the borough. A number of youngsters from the XP free...

11 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster branch of Poundworld to close this weekend

A Doncaster branch of discount chain Poundworld is to close down following the firm's collapse into administration last month. The chain has announced it is to close 25 stores and cut 242 jobs as its problems continue - with one of its three Doncaster...

10 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Sheffield tree campaigner convicted of obstructing police constable

A Sheffield tree campaigner has been convicted of obstructing a constable in their duty, after he refused to provide his name and address as he was being arrested. Robert Pearson, 48, was convicted of the charge at Sheffield Magistrates' Court...

10 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Sheffield tree campaigner convicted of obstructing police constable

A Sheffield tree campaigner has been convicted of obstructing a constable in their duty, after he refused to provide his name and address when he was arrested. Robert Pearson, 48, was convicted of the charge at Sheffield Magistrates' Court yesterday,...

10 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Boy, 15, goes on trial accused of attempted murder over Sheffield street stabbing

‘Show me what you’ve got,’ a 15-year-old boy said as he put a knife to a Sheffield woman's throat, before stabbing her several times, a court heard. The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, went on trial at Sheffield Crown Court yesterday...

10 July 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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