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Over a thousand women raise money in the Race For Life in Doncaster

A cheerful and emotional event at Town Field today as woman ran, jogged and walked in memory of those lost to cancer.

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Stephen Riley, 42, of Raven Field Street, Denaby, Doncaster has been jailed for 12 years for a string of sex offences, including the rape of a seven-year-old boy

'Monster' jailed for 12 years for rape and sexual abuse of children he lured to Doncaster golf course

A man lured three young children to a Doncaster golf course, where he filmed himself carrying out a string of sickening sex offences including the rape of a seven-year-old boy, a court heard.
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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Huge plumes of black smoke spotted as fire rages near Doncaster town centre

Dramatic video footage and pictures have emerged of a major fire raging close to Doncaster town centre this morning.
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This Space is Occupied

Reviews: This Space is Occupied, Dara Ó Briain, On Behalf of the People

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This Space is Occupied

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Beer.

World Cup beer shortage could hit Doncaster pubs and supermarkets

A shortage of carbon dioxide supply could see Doncaster pubs and supermarkets run out of beer - just as football fans are looking forward to getting the drinks in for the World Cup.

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Lindsey Fletcher has been jailed for life, to serve a minimum-term of 13-years, after jurors found her guilty of murdering her step-grandfather, Michael Eaton, on Christmas Day last year.

Doncaster woman jailed for life for stabbing step-grandfather 120 times in 'frenzied' Christmas Day attack

A Doncaster woman has been jailed for life for murdering her alleged sexual abuser in a 'frenzied' Christmas Day attack, during which she struck him with a meat cleaver and stabbed him 120 times.
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Doncaster bid: Watchable and Daniel Tudhope join forces again. Picture: Sportsfile/Corbis via Getty Images

Turf Topics - Daniel Tudhope: Saddling up for the big charity day on Knavesmire

A WEEKEND of chasing winners on Knavesmire and Town Moor will set me up nicely for Royal Ascot next week.

Horse Racing
Patrolling police officers were driving near to White Rose Way when they witnessed Fenwick driving poorly

Community order for banned driver who embarked on dangerous police chase through streets of Doncaster

A banned Doncaster driver embarked on a dangerous police chase through the town's streets that only came to an end when he crashed into a parked car, a court heard.

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£272,000 spend on 'failing lights' at Doncaster Council's Civic Office building

£272,000 spend on 'failing lights' at Doncaster Council's Civic Office building

A sum of £272,000 has been signed off to spend on 'failing' lights within Doncaster Council's Civic Office building.
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Michael Eaton was found dead at his Doncaster home on Boxing Day last year

Doncaster woman goes on trial accused of murdering step-grandfather in Christmas Day stabbing

A Doncaster pensioner was stabbed in the back nearly 100 times and hit with his own walking stick in a fatal Christmas Day attack, a court heard.
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An artist's impression of the plans

Sheffield City Region cash handed to Doncaster for town centre regeneration

Two Doncaster town centre streets have received a cash boost in a bid to rejuvenate the area.
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The YWP announced on Monday that he is to be the latest addition to its Project Polar reserve PIC: YWP

Korea's last polar bear moving to Wildlife Park in Yorkshire

The last polar bear alive in Korea is to move to a new home at Doncaster's Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

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Cycling, sunshine and brass bands at Doncaster Cycle Fest 2018

Doncaster Cycle Fest has returned to the town for the fifth year running, showcasing a love and growth in cycling.
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Jo Miller is the chief executive of Doncaster Council.

Jo Miller: Why devolution can help bring funding equality

I’VE been chief executive at Doncaster Council for six and a half years. In 2017 my peers elected me as President of
Solace – the Association of Council Chief Executives and Senior Managers.

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St. James Baths, Doncaster.

Inquiry ordered to help decide future of baths left to decay

Doncaster Council will spend £300,000 investigating the condition of the town’s former St James’ Baths, which closed nearly five years ago but were saved from demolition after a local campaign saw the building given Grade II listed status.

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HMP Lindholme

Judge: 'Vile practice of potting is common currency' at Doncaster's prisons

Throwing excrement over officers to pay off debts has become a 'common currency' in prison, a judge has said, after it was revealed that almost half of attacks on staff at a Doncaster prison involved the use of human waste.

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Planning row breaks out over Yorkshire castle on the Queen's estate

Planning row breaks out over Yorkshire castle on the Queen's estate

A plan submitted by Queen Elizabeth’s estate to convert disused stables into a house within the boundary of a Doncaster castle, has been deferred for a later date.
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Railway station at Doncaster Sheffield Airport would be “truly game-changing” for the North, says Dan Jarvis

Railway station at Doncaster Sheffield Airport would be “truly game-changing” for the North, says Dan Jarvis

A railway station connecting Doncaster Sheffield Airport to the East Coast Main Line would be “truly game-changing” for the North of England, according to the country’s newest metro-mayor.
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Clive Martindale has had 12-months added to his prison sentence, for deliberately scolding a fellow inmate at HMP Lindholme

Doncaster prisoner given extra time behind bars for scalding fellow inmate with boiling water

An inmate at a Doncaster prison has had extra time added to his sentence, after he admitted to throwing boiling-hot water at a fellow inmate's face.
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Doncaster's 'eighth wonder of the world': The house made of sand with an underground ballroom

Doncaster's 'eighth wonder of the world': The house made of sand with an underground ballroom

A new play is celebrating the Sand House, a unique piece of Doncaster’s heritage now buried under the town’s streets. Stephen McClarence sets out to dig up the past.
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