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Kirk Bramwith bridge closed

After continuous monitoring yesterday, the decision was taken overnight to close Kirk Bramwith Bridge. This is due to recent weather combined with high tide last night. The bridge is known…

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‘It’s Meadowhall or bust’- Doncaster and Rotherham Council Leaders thrown down gauntlet on South Yorkshire HS2

Doncaster Mayor Ros Jones and Rotherham Council Leader Coun Chris Read have both met with Douglas Oakervee, who is leading the HS2 review, where they restated their position and wish…

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Flood Alert Issued for Lower Don Catchment

Following recent heavy rainfall, a flood alert has been put in place for the Lower Don catchment. The Government’s Flood Information Service has told people that they should ‘be prepared’…

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Man jailed for Doncaster caravan park hit and run death

A 19 year old man who knocked down, ran over, and killed a woman as he attempted to escape a caravan park where he had been stealing scrap metal has…

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Jewish New Year celebrations have started

This year’s Jewish New Year celebrations started at sundown last night and continue until sunset on Tuesday. Each year, 163 days after Passover, the Jewish community celebrates Rosh Hashanah. This festival…

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Michaelmas – a feast with many meanings

Michaelmas, also known as the Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels, is a Christian festival. It is observed by most Western Christians on 29 September.  In civic life, Michaelmas…

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Rail and fashion come together for Doncaster Fashion Week ‘1st Edition’

Doncaster Fashion Week’s show ‘1st Edition’ takes place as the National College of High Speed Rail on 28 September. The culmination is a high octane, catwalk experience showcasing 20+ emerging…

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Latest report rates South Yorkshire Police as ‘good’

A new report published by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary has concluded that South Yorkshire Police are “effective at reducing crime and keeping people safe”. This report confirms the progress…

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Machete murder: accused tells Court he only drove the murderer to the scene

Kieran Walker, 23, of Larch Avenue Doncaster has appeared in Lincoln Crown Court to face allegations he attacked Jordan O’Brien who later died. It is believed Mr Walker wore a…

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Teenagers repair damage to Memorial Park in Thorne

As part of a restorative justice project, a group of teenagers have repaired the damage they caused in Memorial Park. On 7th May 2019, police were called to the park…

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