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Parents describe terror as girl gets trapped under wheels of vehicle in Doncaster school car park

A parent has described a horrific accident which left a nine-year-old girl under the wheels of a car in a school car park.
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Lawrence was left with permanent scarring to his face following the horrific attack in January this year

Doncaster mum's fight for justice after case against teens who brutally attacked her son in street is dropped

The mum of a Doncaster man who was left badly beaten and traumatised following a street robbery, says the police have let her son down after the case against the gang of teenage boys believed to have carried out the attack was dropped.
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Ben Whiteman scores from the penalty spot. Picture: Chris Etchells

Doncaster Rovers 4 Southend 1: Our quality was superb, hails Fergie

DONCASTER Rovers claimed their first home league victory in six months to end the three-match winning run of visitors Southend United, who were sunk by a 10-minute hat-trick from Sheffield United loanee Ben Whiteman straight after the break.

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The incredible story of Yorkshire's bravest woman

The incredible story of Yorkshire's bravest woman

An appeal has gone out to trace the remaining relatives of the only woman ever to be awarded the George Cross in peacetime.

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Sheffield Crown Court

Dangerous Doncaster driver reached speeds of 100mph in 30 zone

A Doncaster teenager, whose dangerous driving during a police chase saw him reach speeds of up to 100mph in a 30 zone, has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Rodney Bickerstaffe

Death of union leader and pensions champion Rodney Bickerstaffe, 72

Rodney Bickerstaffe, the former general secretary of the National Union of Public Employees and its successor, Unison, has died at 72.

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The case was seen at Sheffield Crown Court this morning

Doncaster man jailed for fraudulently claiming he injured his knee on a pot hole

A Doncaster man who fraudulently claimed he injured his knee in a pot hole has been been jailed for contempt of court, after he was caught out by investigators who discovered he posted about the true cause of his injury on Facebook.

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The matter was seen at Sheffield Crown Court this morning

Man found with extreme pornography and child abuse images at Doncaster home avoids prison

A 43-year-old man, who was found to be in possession of extreme pornography and dozens of images depicting child abuse when officers raided his Doncaster home, has avoided prison.

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Benjamin Handley attacked a prison guard with an improvised weapon he made using a tin of sardines and a sock

Inmate has sentence extended for attacking Doncaster prison guard with tin of sardines

A 30-year-old man has had his sentence extended, after he attacked a Doncaster prison officer with an improvised weapon he made using a tin of sardines and a sock.

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Two Doncaster men who transported a 1kg package of cocaine worth an estimated 53,000 into the town for a fee of 100 have been jailed for several years.

Two Doncaster men jailed for transporting £53k package of cocaine into the town

Two Doncaster men who transported a 1kg package of cocaine worth an estimated £53,000 into the town for a fee of £100 have been jailed for several years.

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Refuse workers in Doncaster could take strike action.

Strike threat to pre-Christmas bin collections in Doncaster

Refuse workers are to be balloted for strikes in a dispute over job cuts, which could hit collections in the run-up to Christmas.

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PERFECT TIMING: Chris O'Connor's new play Marching on Embers.

Review: Marching on Embers

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What immediately strikes home about Leeds-based Buglight Theatre’s latest production is that it is perfectly timed, entirely contemporary. Writer Chris O’Connor’s new play evokes a time, place and life that relates to ours, and which makes our sympathy entirely possible.

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The motorway has been closed northbound between junctions 35 and 36 (photo: Highways England)

'That's going to be some paper chase' - dramatic photos show scale of motorway spillage in South Yorkshire as internet wags see funny side

These dramatic photos show the extent of a huge paper spillage which led to the closure of a motorway in South Yorkshire.
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During a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court this afternoon, Recorder Richard Wright QC sentencedColin Ford, 55,to two years in prison, suspended for two years and ordered him to complete 250 hours of unpaid work.

Doncaster football coach found guilty of cruelty against child is given suspended sentence

A Doncaster football coach found guilty of cruelty against a child under the age of 16 has been given a suspended prison sentence.
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Tap water in Doncaster was contaminated.

Chicken plant fined over water incident in Yorkshire

A CHICKEN processing plant has been fined £2,700 and required to pay £10,000 in costs after pleading guilty to five charges which followed an investigation into a major water contamination incident in South Yorkshire.

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The plans.

'Significant' expansion to Yorkshire Wildlife Park could be a 'game changer' for town

A "SIGNIFICANT" expansion of one of Yorkshire's biggest tourist attractions could be a "game changer" for Doncaster, it has been claimed.

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5 Sept 2017...John Adam cleans the newly restored memorial, inside Doncaster Minster, to the men of the Queens Own Yorkshire Dragoons who died during the First World War. Picture Scott Merrylees

Search on for relatives of Yorkshire fallen remembered on war memorial

THEIR NAMES were etched into the limestone monument, so in the generations to come, a town could remember their sacrifice.

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Police at the St Leger

Armed police on duty across Yorkshire after Parsons Green bomb attack

Armed police are on duty across the country after the Parsons Green bomb attack prompted Britain to be put on the highest terror alert.
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The National College for High Speed Rail in Doncaster ahead of its opening at the end of September. Head of Partnerships Beth Curtis. Picture Scott Merrylees

Inside Doncaster’s new National College of High Speed Rail

It is the epitome of 21st-century rail providing a stark contrast to Doncaster’s long and proud history with the industry.

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