SLIDESHOW: Eight years today since the great Doncaster flood.

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These were the scenes in Doncaster eight years ago as the borough dealt with the impact of the worst floods to hit the borough.

Hundreds were forced from their homes as the waters rose in parts of the borough after torrential rain caused waterways to burst their banks.

The Doncaster floods of 2007

The Doncaster floods of 2007

Areas such as Toll Bar were under water for weeks. A helicopter was brought in to help stop an electricity substation from flooding near Thorpe Marsh.

Today, we publish a slideshow of pictures taken at the time to remember the day that become known as Black Tuesday.

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