Health bosses to pilot Doncaster treatment centre for male cancers in a bid to improve survival rates

Health bosses are setting up a pioneering treatment centre for male cancers in a bid to improve survival rates.

An artists impression of how Doncaster University Technical College could look

Revealed: How Doncaster's new University Technical College could look

This is how the planned Doncaster University Technical College could look when it opens in two years time.

Ray Green, pictured at Toll Bar Rugby Club. Picture: Marie Caley

Ray turns out to play rugby league at 67 and backs our Doncaster World Cup campaign

He may be 67 - but that does not stop Doncaster grandad Ray Green playing rugby league.

Congestion on the A1 near Doncaster

Revealed: the roads that gridlock Doncaster

Doncaster transport bosses want to build a major link road to join the A1 to the A19 - and officials see it as a major aspiration.

A small selection of British Butterflies, part of a collection, donated to the museum by the family George Hyde. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Museum MC 9

The major Doncaster collection of butterflies which has to be hidden from view

It is a complete collection of British butterflies - but sadly you will not see it on open display at Doncaster museum.

Out and About
Det Ch Insp Paul Wilson, outside Doncaster Police Station

Criminals watch out - detectives are back in Doncaster

Criminals had better watch out - detectives are back in Doncaster and they have their eyes set squarely on organised crime.

Artist Nick Lewis pictured with attendees during a family workshop at The Point, in Doncaster. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP The Point MC 2

Tate Gallery plans Doncaster link-up as arts centre marks 20 years

Nearly 20 years ago, Doncaster was celebrating a new arts centre.

Pupils get first hand robotics experience at UTC Leeds.

Doncaster to get University Technical College to train young engineers aged 13-19

Doncaster is to have its own University Technical College  to educate the next generation of skilled technicians, engineers, and designers, it was announced today.
Bin men in action in Doncaster

Apology as bin complaints in Doncaster double under new collections deal

Complaints over Doncaster's bin collections have nearly doubled after a new system was brought in this year.

First Bus launches New App to purchase tickets with current driver Dane Johnson and former driver Bob Hallam who worked on the buses for 34 years

'Transforming how we pay for our buses could be key to quicker bus travel in Doncaster'

Transforming how we pay for our buses could be key to speeding up services reckon bosses - but more needs to be done to make people aware of how they can pay for travel.

Tickhill Parish Room

Is 550 year old Doncaster landmark haunted?

It has stood on its site in the Doncaster village of Tickhill for nearby 550 years - and its caretaker would love to know if it has any ghosts.
Steve Leonie has been awarded the OBE

Head teacher's pride at OBE as five in Doncaster honoured

A long-serving Doncaster headteacher and a veteran worker at Doncaster Royal Infirmary are among those recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Janice Birkinshaw, of Friends of Tickhill War Memorial at the war memorial at Tickhill which is due to be cleaned.

Plans to transform war memorial in Doncaster town over next few months

Residents have drawn up plans to transform the war memorial in a Doncaster town over the next few months.


How Doncaster firm has kept the Who, the Rolling Stones and Nirvana rocking

Their customer base reads like a list of rock and roll royalty - and business is booming at the Doncaster factory which is the Rolls Royce of the guitar amplifier world.


Doncaster beauty revealed next to busy motorway

Across the road was a major out-of-town B&Q store. Just a few hundred yards away was a busy motorway.
Frances Shorthose, pictured celebrating her 100th birthday. Picture: Marie Caley

'Balby bomb blast blew my husband back into the house'

Time may have passed - but Frances Shorthose has never forgotten the day Balby was bombed.
Paint brushes'Picture by Gerard Binks'GB100213c

Hayfield Art Group in Doncaster launches its first-ever annual exhibition

Hayfield Art Group is holding its first ever annual art exhibition.

Out and About
England star Danny Rose showing his skills during a visit to Doncaster.

I'll stay away from World Cup over racism concerns, says uncle of England soccer star Danny Rose

The uncle of Doncaster-born England full back Danny Rose says is following his nephew's advice to stay away from going to this summer's World Cup because of concerns over racism.

Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Concerns over shortage of breast cancer scan operators at Doncaster hospital

Health bosses have warned of their concerns over a shortage of experts to carry out mammography tests in Doncaster's hospitals.

Roger Topping, pictured with l-r Caroline Adams, credit Control, Nadine Limb, Office and Accounts, Sam Lee, Katy North, both Area sales co-ordinators and Gemma Illman, HR and Payroll co-ordinator

Cruise ships feed boost for Doncaster pie manufacturer Topping's Pies

Last year times were tough for Doncaster pie manufacture Toppings.

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