Mum's anger over 'out of date' milk at her son's Doncaster school

A furious Doncaster mum claims her son was given milk that was nearly a week past its use-by date at a borough primary school.


Proposed £280 million Doncaster airport rail link could create 70,000 jobs

Plans to create a mainline railway station at Doncaster Sheffield Airport could be completed within five years - and could help bring in 73,000 jobs.


Cash agreed to pave way for £8.5m Doncaster Waterfront re-development

Plans to redevelop a section of Doncaster's waterfront look set to move forward after officials unlocked cash to help pay for the work.

Georgina Mullis, pictured by the former Dixon estate, which she hopes will be redeveloped soon. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Housing Scheme MC 1

Work to transform 'wilderness' site of former Doncaster 'Beirut' estate is 'imminent'

Work is finally set to start to re-develop the derelict site of what used to be two of Doncaster's most notorious streets - 17 years after they were demolished.

McAuley School

Parents' 'lack of information' over Doncaster school 'terror' text

Parents say they have been told nothing of any investigations over a terror threat which was made to a Doncaster school.


On the streets to keep Doncaster's youngsters out of trouble

In a park hidden away on a Doncaster estate, there is a game of rounders going on.

David Kessen, of the Doncaster Free Press, pictured with l-r Neil Turner, Craig Harrison, Ray Green, Carl Hall, Tony Miller, Stewart Piper and Luke Gale. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Rugby MC 1

Let's bring the World Cup to Doncaster

Today the Doncaster Free Press gives its backing to a bid to bring the Rugby League world cup to Doncaster.
Bawtry war memorial

War memorial could be taken down and moved from site in Doncaster town

Plans have been drawn up to re-locate Bawtry's war memorial - and they could move forward as soon as April.

Hotel sports resort plan for Doncaster could create 130 jobs

This is the state of the art Doncaster complex which officials hope could create 130 jobs and represent the future of golf in the UK.

McAuley School, Doncaster

Doncaster school 'terror threat' suspect arrested on murder charge

A teenager whose threatening social media posts led to an investigation over a feared terror threat to a Doncaster school has been arrested as a murder suspect.

Doncaster pals on top of the world in memory of teenage cancer victim

This is the moment a group of Doncaster friends took the memory of a teenager close to the top of the world.


80 year old Doncaster shop saved by the neighbours' daughter

It has been on the Doncaster high street for 80 years -- and now it is set to remain there.

Junction Shop on Broxholme Lane, Doncaster. Picture: Google

Doncaster shop which sold illegal cigarettes for £5 a pack is stripped of its licence

A Doncaster shopkeeper has lost his licence to sell alcohol after his store was caught selling illegal cigarettes.
Doncaster artist Nick Boruk with some of his work

Doncaster artist went from miners strike cartoonist to blokhed businessman

Growing up in the 1980s, Nick Boruk always wanted to be a miner. It was what his brother did, and it was what he fancied doing himself.


Burger King, Costa, Creams, Dunkin' Donuts, Estabulo, Taco Bell and TGI Fridays set to move into £8million Doncaster development

Work is finally set to start on an £8 million Doncaster restaurants and leisure scheme -- with seven firms confirmed for the site.
Snow at Denaby, Doncaster, last week

Housing repairs delayed as Doncaster workmen deal with surge of winter emergencies

Officials in charge of Doncaster's council houses have had to postpone non-urgent repairs to deal with a surge of emergency calls due to burst pipes and broken boilers

Mexborough Business Forum

Mexborough masterplan on agenda

Calls for a Mexborough Masterplan will be on the agenda at the March Mexborough Business Forum this week.
Caroline Flint and Andy Burnham at the launch of a campaign in Parliament this week for High Speed rail for the North. She chaired the launch

Doncaster MP launches campaign for East to West high speed rail link for Doncaster and the north

Doncaster MP Caroline Flint has backed a campaign for an East to West High speed rail link, serving Doncaster.
Patient participation group member Geoffrey Johnson, of Rossington, was a carer for his dad for several years

Son's years of caring for poorly father

For years Doncaster civil servant Geoffrey Johnson mixed a full time job with looking after his ailing father.
Doncaster Council's civic offices

Full council approves £349million Doncaster investment plans and 3.99 per cent council tax rise

Plans which will see £349million invested in projects across Doncaster over the next four years have been approved by Full Council, along with a 3.99 per cent council tax rise.

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