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South Yorkshire passengers facing disruption as rail staff begin 48-hour strike

Passengers using a number of routes across South Yorkshire are facing disruption after rail workers began a 48-hour strike in a dispute over rosters and Sunday working.

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A road in Doncaster will be closed all weekend, following a gas leak.

Doncaster road to be closed all weekend due to gas leak

A road in Doncaster will be closed all weekend, following a gas leak.
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A 19-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy have been charged in connection with two burglaries in Doncaster.

Man and boy charged with Doncaster burglary offences

A 19-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy have been charged in connection with two burglaries in Doncaster.
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A 19-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy have been charged in connection with two burglaries in Doncaster.

Man and boy charged with Doncaster burglary offences

A 19-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy have been charged in connection with two burglaries in Doncaster.

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Jenkinson Grove, Armthorpe. Picture: Google

Girls arrested in connection with stabbing at Doncaster park are released on bail

Two girls arrested after a 15-year-old girl was stabbed in the stomach at a Doncaster park have now been released on bail.
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A Doncaster man embarked on a dangerous police chase lasting 20 minutes 'out of loyalty to his dog,' a court heard.

Doncaster man embarked on dangerous, 20-minute police chase 'out of loyalty to his dog,' court told

A Doncaster man embarked on a dangerous police chase lasting 20 minutes 'out of loyalty to his dog,' a court heard.
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A section of Doncaster High Street was cordoned off for several hours this morning after a man was found with a serious head injury

Man found with serious head injury in Doncaster town centre

A street in Doncaster town centre was cordoned off for several hours this morning, after a 32-year-old man was found with a serious head injury.
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Team of the Week - Who gets the nod to play for our Yorkshire XI this week?

Team of the Week - Who gets the nod to play for our Yorkshire XI this week?

LET’S face it, it wasn’t the most vintage of weekends for Yorkshire’s teams, was it?

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Amazon now employing more than 1,000 people in Doncaster

The number of people Amazon employs in Doncaster has risen to more than 1,000 after it opened its third fulfilment centre in the town.

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Alan Milburn has resigned as chairman of the Social Mobility Commission.

The Yorkshire Post says: Leadership test for Yorkshire after social mobility wake-up call

THE context to Alan Milburn’s resignation as Social Mobility Commission chairman is important. The former Labour minister’s term of office was due to come to an end and he clearly hopes the abrupt manner of his departure, and that of others, will galvanise the Government.

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Dylan Bilby has now been found, police confirmed this afternoon

Missing Doncaster boy is found safe and well

A 16-year-old boy who went missing from his Doncaster home more than a week ago has now been found safe and well, police confirmed this afternoon.

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving following a one-vehicle collision in Doncaster this morning

Man arrested for drink-driving after single vehicle collision in Doncaster

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving, following a one-vehicle collision in Doncaster.

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Hundreds of jobs are believed to be at risk as reports suggest retailer Toys 'R' Us is preparing to close a quarter of its UK stores.

Hundreds of jobs at risk as Toys 'R' Us prepares to close quarter of its UK stores

Hundreds of jobs are believed to be at risk as reports suggest retailer Toys 'R' Us is preparing to close a quarter of its UK stores.

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Yorkshire Water says 50 leak inspectors will be among 300 new jobs as it pledges to make dramatic reductions in water escapes, supply interruptions and sewage pollution incidents.

Yorkshire Water to hire 50 leak inspectors as part of performance raising pledge

Yorkshire Water says 50 leak inspectors will be among 300 new jobs as it pledges to make dramatic reductions in water escapes, supply interruptions and sewage pollution incidents.

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Glenn Brown has been sentenced to a further six years in prison

Doncaster prisoner has sentence extended by six years for slashing inmate in face

An inmate at a Doncaster prison has had his sentence extended by six-years after he admitted to slashing a fellow inmate in the face with an improvised weapon made using aluminium.

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Yorkshire-wide devolution would see more powers handed over than Sheffield City Region deal, say Doncaster leaders

Yorkshire-wide devolution would see more powers handed over than Sheffield City Region deal, say Doncaster leaders

A devolution deal for wider Yorkshire would mean greater powers being transferred from the Government than the proposed Sheffield City Region scheme, civic leaders in a South Yorkshire district said today.

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Have you seen Dylan?

Officers concerned for welfare of missing Doncaster boy

Police are growing concerned for the welfare of a 16-year-old boy, who was last seen in Doncaster six days ago.
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A protest against the HS2 'M18 route' in South Yorkshire

Changing tracks on HS2: How David Higgins hopes economic case will change opposition in Yorkshire

HS2’s chairman believes new research claiming high-speed rail will help tackle Yorkshire’s productivity crisis can change minds about the divisive scheme. Chris Burn reports.
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David Higgins, chairman of HS2, says local leaders must decide location of a planned parkway station

HS2 boss: South Yorkshire politicians must decide 'M18 route' parkway station location

The man in charge of HS2 has said a new parkway station on Yorkshire’s high-speed rail route “should happen” – but has warned it is down to local leaders to agree its location following a bitter row over the location of Sheffield’s site.
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Emergency services were called to the Beech Road area of Armthorpe at around 6.50am this morning,following reports a man had been seriously injured. Picture: Google

Men arrested over Doncaster street stabbing

Police have arrested three men in connection with a street stabbing that took place on a Doncaster road this morning.
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