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Gun club plans get green light in Doncaster

A gun club in a Doncaster village has been given permission to go ahead with controversial alterations to its rifle range.

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Pictured are volunteers from the Thorne & Moorends Community Hub Food Bank, with the new van they have been given to help with their work outside their HQ The Thornensians Rugby Club, on Church Balk, Thorne.LtoR. Jackie Rothery and Mick Hennessey

Gift you can't eat is a major boost for Doncaster town's foodbank

You may not be able to eat it - but the latest donation to one of Doncaster's foodbanks is still helping those who need help with food.

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Sara Pegden and Sue Fynney who want to open a new swimming pool in Doncaster on Wheatley Hall Road

Doncaster set for new swimming pool this year

Hundreds of school pupils are set to take the plunge after plans for a new Doncaster swimming pool were agreed.

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Midwives at DRI, Lesley Crowcroft, Tracey  Gryzelka, Lizzie Ivill

Dealing with the joys and heartache of Doncaster Women's Hospital

Doncaster mum Laura Roe knows exactly how dedicated the midwives are at Doncaster Women's Hospital.

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Uncertain future for Doncaster village GP practice

GP services in a Doncaster village are facing an uncertain future after it was announced the current doctor is leaving.

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Action plan to stop Doncaster youngsters skipping school

Doncaster education bosses have launched a bid to slash the number of children who skip school in the borough.

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Detail from the KOYLI memorial statue

KOYLI memorial statue is completed

It is due to be the focus of a memorial to an army regiment which runs deep in the history of Doncaster - and now it is complete.

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Writing out a litter ticket in Doncaster

Deal struck over litter fines

Doncaster and Rotherham councils have struck up a deal over tackling environmental crime across the two towns.

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'Boris bikes' green light for Doncaster

Get your bike clips ready - because 'Boris bike' style cycle hire now looks set to come to Doncaster.

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The new retail building at Waterdale, Doncaster.  Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Waterdale MC 1

Bosses confident over empty Doncaster shopping block

It was heralded as the most significant regeneration work  at Doncaster's Watersdale centre - but it still stands empty six months after its completion.

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Off road police officers like these are operating in Doncaster to deal with nuisance bikers and quadbikers

Bid to end apple attacks on cars in Doncaster

Furious motorists in one of the towns in the East of Doncaster were getting fed up.
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Mark Dockerty, Food Aware Co-ordinator and Ray Spencer, also of Food Aware, pictured at Sainsbury's Edenthorpe collecting donations for the Thorne and Moorends Food Bank Hub and Mexborough Food Bank. Picture: Marie Caley Food Donation MC 1

Foodbanks join forces with major supermarket

Two Doncaster foodbanks have joined forces to work with a major supermarket, in a move which is boosting our Free Press Foodbank campaign.

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Coun  Mick Glynn at the entrance to the park, and entrance to illegal car park at St Mary's road in Dunsville

Motorists breaking law to get to Doncaster beauty spot's car park

Doncaster Council is to shut down a car park at a local beauty spot after it emerged cars had to break the law to get to it.

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A civil enforcement officer at Doncaster Council writes a fine for littering.

Fall in litter and dog fouling across Doncaster

Doncaster is looking into merging its 'environmental crime' enforcement team with that of Rotherham, after figures showed a 20 per cent fall in offences.

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More school places could be created in Doncaster

Plans drawn up for more more Doncaster school places

Education bosses are drawing up plans to create new school places to deal with concerns over rising populations in expanding Doncaster villages.

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Bikes like this could be hired on the streets of Doncaster soon

'Boris bikes' could hit the streets of Doncaster

Pay as you go 'Boris Bikes' could be set to hit the streets of Doncaster later this year.

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CCTV drafted in to deal with yobs and crime in Askern, Doncaster

CCTV camera have been put into operation in a Doncaster town to try to crack down on nuisance and crime.

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Doncaster Foodbank collection at Tesco Extra, Woodfield Plantation, Balby. Pictured are Rob James and Project manager Mark Snelson.

Thousands of meals hand Free Press foodbank campaign a boost

Caring Doncaster shoppers have handed a major festive boost to struggling families in the borough.

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Queen to honour Yorkshire Wildlife Park boss and Doncaster charity pioneer

The Queen is set to honour two of the best known figures in Doncaster - with both named in the New Year's Honours list.

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Claire White had problems with her broadband in Doncaster

Bid to boost broadband in rural parts of Doncaster

Plans have been drawn up to help the estimated 6,749 Doncaster residents who cannot access superfast broadband because of where they live.

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