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Retired officers accused of 'gross misconduct' over Ian Watkins allegations will face no action

Three police officers found to have a case to answer for gross misconduct in relation to the handling of allegations about paedophile musician Ian Watkins will face no action because they have all retired.
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Joanne Mjadzelics

Exclusive interview: I warned police Lostprophets star Ian Watkins was a paedophile - but they prosecuted me instead

A woman who repeatedly warned South Yorkshire Police that rock star Ian Watkins was a paedophile was not just ignored – but falsely accused of being a child sex criminal herself.
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Joanne Mjadzelics

Exclusive - Ex-partner of paedophile rock star Ian Watkins: "Police treated me like I was crazy"

A former partner of rock star Ian Watkins has told The Yorkshire Post of her fury that South Yorkshire Police ignored her repeated warnings that the singer was a dangerous paedophile - with three officers accused of ‘gross misconduct’ facing no further action after retiring.
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Ian Watkins

Exclusive: How South Yorkshire Police missed multiple chances to stop Lostprophets paedophile Ian Watkins

South Yorkshire Police officers ignored repeated warnings from the ex-girlfriend of rock star Ian Watkins that he was a dangerous paedophile - and put a child at risk of being abused for months.
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Do you recognise this man?

Man assaulted on train between Leeds and Doncaster

A man was left with a black eye after being assaulted on a train travelling between Leeds and Doncaster.

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The tobacco found in Donald Andrew's van.

Doncaster retiree caught with smuggled tobacco worth £233,000 in unpaid tax

A retired Doncaster man caught with smuggled tobacco which would have seen him pay £233,000 in tax has been given a suspended sentence.

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Yorkshire racecourse decorated in Nazi flags for film shoot

Yorkshire racecourse decorated in Nazi flags for film shoot

A Yorkshire racecourse has become the second local sports venue to appear in a film about the Nazi-era Olympics.
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Business leaders plea to end devolution deadlock ‘or damage the region’s economy and reputation’

Failure to strike a deal on devolution for South Yorkshire will cause the region to miss out on investment, skills and damage its reputation on a national and world stage, business leaders warn today.

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Video: ‘Our Ben’ becomes Freeman of Doncaster

HE entered the elegant ballroom to a standing ovation, and as the applause died down, he shouted, “don’t stop”.

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Rail passengers at York - Tony Lodge argues that privatisation has worked on those lines where there is genuine competition.

Tony Lodge: Competition is rail’s ticket to the future

IF you are over 45 and have been a regular rail user, then you might just remember the old state-run British Rail.

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A Doncaster man with learning difficulties, who hit a friend over the head with a rolling pin repeatedly in an unprovoked attack, has been spared jail after a judge ruled that a custodial sentence would 'destroy' him.

'Prison would destroy you,' Judge tells Doncaster man with learning difficulties as he suspends sentence for rolling pin attack

A Doncaster man with learning difficulties, who hit a friend over the head with a rolling pin repeatedly in an unprovoked attack, has been spared jail after a judge ruled that a custodial sentence would 'destroy' him.
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Ben Whitehead and Doncaster Rovers team-mates celebrate the visitors' late winning goal at 
Bradford City (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Big Match Verdict: Doncaster Rovers send Bradford City spinning out in ‘old fashioned cup tie’

IN THE end, the new rule that allows managers to make a fourth substitute in extra-time never came into play.

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Borough archivist Dr Charles Kelham with a 700 year old document which makes up part of the Conisbrough Manorial Court Rolls.

When taking wood from Doncaster’s hedges was a crime worse than ‘globands’

SEVEN centuries of court records from South Yorkshire are being re-examined in readiness for going on public display in Doncaster’s proposed new £14m library and museum complex.

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An 84-year-old woman, who went missing for over 24-hours, has now been found safe and well.

UPDATE: Missing Doncaster woman is found safe and well

An 84-year-old woman, who went missing for over 24-hours, has now been found safe and well.

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Passengers using a number of services running through Doncaster rail station are experiencing significant delays this afternoon, due to a broken down train.

Travel delays on Doncaster rail services

Passengers using a number of services running through Doncaster rail station are experiencing significant delays this afternoon, due to a broken down train.

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The men, aged 26 and 27-years-old, were arrested over an allegation of rape made by an 18-year-old woman relating to an incident at Shooters bar in Silver Street on Sunday, June 25.

Police drop investigation into alleged rape at Doncaster bar

South Yorkshire Police have dropped an investigation into a rape alleged to have happened at a Doncaster bar, it was confirmed today.
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The first ever direct bus service from Sheffield to Doncaster's Robin Hood airport is set to be launched next month.

New bus service from Sheffield to Doncaster airport to launch next month

The first ever direct bus service from Sheffield to Doncaster's Robin Hood airport is set to be launched next month.

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Should charity shops be run like businesses?

YP Letters: Astonished that charity shop staff are spied on

From: John Smith, Thompson Terrace, Askern.

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Ben Parkinson pictured on a walk in support of the Pilgrim Bandits charity. Picture: Chris Etchells

Freedom of Doncaster for Ben Parkinson

THE UK’s most injured surviving serviceman, Doncaster soldier Ben Parkinson, will be given the freedom of his home borough later this month.

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A Doncaster man has been jailed for six months after he was found guilty of stealing supplies from a building site in the early hours of the morning.

Doncaster man jailed after being found guilty of stealing building supplies

A Doncaster man has been jailed for six months after he was found guilty of stealing supplies from a building site in the early hours of the morning.

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