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Police chiefs to study impact of decision to return bobbies to the beat

POLICE chiefs at a Yorkshire force are to review how a decision to return officers to the beat is affecting its performance in other areas.

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Parkinson was sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court on Tuesday

Jail for Doncaster drink-driver who fled from police in his underwear

A Doncaster drink-driver, who escaped police arrest while in his underwear, has been put behind bars.

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St George's Bridge, Doncaster. Picture: Google

Busy Doncaster bridge reportedly closed due to police incident

A bridge close to Doncaster town centre has reportedly been closed due to a police incident tonight.
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The incident took place at HMP Doncaster

Inmate has extra time added to his sentence for wrestling Doncaster prison officer in Spice-fuelled rage

An inmate, who wrestled with a Doncaster prison guard before brandishing a broken pool cue at him in a Spice-fuelled rage, has had more time added to his sentence.

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Keith Benton, 47, admitted the charges during a hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court on Tuesday, April 17

Doncaster man facing time in jail after pleading guilty to sex assault and child porn charges

A Doncaster man is facing time in prison, after he pleaded guilty to a string of offences including sexual assault and making indecent images of children.

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Doncaster Council and chief executive Jo Miller, inset.

Boss earns more than Prime Minister as Doncaster Council top pay is revealed

The latest salaries of top earners at Doncaster Council has been revealed.

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Done it: Eleanor Faulkner with her bronze medal.

Commonwealth Games: Ellie Faulkner grabs final chance in style

THERE was double celebration for Sheffield’s Ellie Faulkner as she and room-mate Holly Hibbott both made the podium on the final night of swimming.

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The attack was carried out at Maltby Progressive Club last month. Picture: Google Maps

Doncaster man who attacked love rival with metal bar walks free from court

A Doncaster man sought out his former partner's new boyfriend in a pub and attacked him with a metal bar, a court heard.
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Steven Spielberg. Picture: CreativeCommons/Gage Skidmore

New state-of-the-art film and TV centre could create 'Doncaster's own Steven Spielberg'

A plan for a state-of-the-art film and TV production centre in Doncaster could ‘create the next Steven Spielberg’ a councillor has said.

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The Tour de Yorkshrie begins on May 3.

YP Letters: Correct way to fly flag for Tour de Yorkshire

From: Patrick Ruecroft, Bedern Bank, Ripon.

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Daniel Lang, 24, was jailed for three years, during a hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court on Monday

'Controlling' Doncaster man jailed for beating girlfriend and attacking good samaritans who came to her aid

A 'controlling' Doncaster man beat his girlfriend in the street, before attacking two members of the public who came to her aid, a court heard.
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A scheme to help sex workers in Doncaster will continue for a further two years

Project will continue to help Doncaster sex workers leave the industry

Council bosses are spending a six-figure sum to continue a project helping sex workers in Doncaster.

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There has been widespread opposition to the so-called 'M18 route' for HS2 in South Yorkshire - and there are now growing doubts over whether a parkway station will be built in the area.

Is £300m Yorkshire HS2 parkway station about to hit the buffers?

People living in South and West Yorkshire were offered a potential £300m HS2 station to make up for the route being diverted through their neighbourhoods. But will it actually happen? Chris Burn reports.
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MP John Healey says HS2 should release its feasibility study into a potential South Yorkshire parkway station.

HS2 'plain wrong' to keep £300m Yorkshire parkway station report secret

HS2 has refused to publish an internal report on whether plans to build a £300m parkway station in the Yorkshire countryside is feasible.
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Caroline Vorderman, Honorary Group Captain, pictured during the Parade. Picture: Marie Caley

Carol Vorderman joins 1,000 air cadets in parade through Doncaster to mark Royal Air Force's centenary

Carol Vorderman joined a thousand air cadets from across the North of England to take part in a parade through Doncaster this weekend to mark the 100th anniversary of the formation of the world’s first independent Air Force.
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Appeal to find puppy stolen from Doncaster home

Members of the public are being asked to help find a puppy stolen from a Doncaster home.

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Doncaster prisoners are being rated according to their chances of being involved in violence and disturbances, as part of a new scheme to tackle the jails safety crisis.

Prisoners rated over their chances of being involved in violence under new scheme piloted at HMP Doncaster

Doncaster prisoners are being rated according to their chances of being involved in violence and disturbances, as part of a new scheme to tackle the jails safety crisis.

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Councillors will decide next week.

Rogue landlords beware: Here's what Doncaster Council are considering to help tenants

Doncaster Council is to launch a tough crackdown on rogue landlords who cause distress and misery for tenants.

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VIDEO: Plan to build Doncaster golf complex with hotel and homes approved by council

Plans for a multi-million pound sports resort at the site of a Doncaster golf club have been given the green light despite concerns from councillors.
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An extension of BP petrol station on Lutterworth Drive in Adwick le Street has been approved.

Anger as Doncaster petrol station extension with Subway and Costa is approved

A plan to redevelop and extend a Doncaster petrol station has been approved despite strong objections from residents and ward councillors.

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