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Doncaster Council Town ward by-election: The candidates in full

Residents in the Town ward on Doncaster Council will head to the polls on June 14 to elect a new councillor.

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Sheffield City Region mayor Dan Jarvis. Picture: Andy Roe/Sheffield Star

South Yorkshire could lose out on around £120 million worth of transport cash due to devolution deadlock

South Yorkshire could lose out on millions of pounds of transport cash from the Government due to the ongoing deadlock on devolution.

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Sheffield City Region: Dan Jarvis to challenge Stagecoach Supertram bike ban

Sheffield City Region: Dan Jarvis to challenge Stagecoach Supertram bike ban

South Yorkshire metro mayor Dan Jarvis wants a 'change in policy' if Stagecoach can't give a 'very good reason' why bikes are banned on Sheffield trams.
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Sheffield City Region Mayor Dan Jarvis speaking from his office on Broad Street West. Picture: Andy Roe/The Star/Doncaster Free Press

Dan Jarvis on devolution deadlock: South Yorkshire council leaders 'all need to compromise'

Sheffield City Region Mayor Dan Jarvis has said the four South Yorkshire council leaders all need to compromise before devolved cash can flow through the region.
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'It's like going back in time' - Sheffield City Region mayor Dan Jarvis blasts Northern rail timetable chaos

'It's like going back in time' - Sheffield City Region mayor Dan Jarvis blasts Northern rail timetable chaos

Sheffield City Region Mayor Dan Jarvis has laid into train operator Northern and said using the service was like 'going back in time'.
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We are not amused! - Residents object to Queen's estate plan to convert stables at Doncaster castle

We are not amused! - Residents object to Queen's estate plan to convert stables at Doncaster castle

Residents have opposed a plan submitted by Queen Elizabeth's estate to convert disused stables into a house within the boundary of a Doncaster castle.
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ASLEF president Tosh McDonald has been selected as the Labour candidate for the Town ward Doncaster Council by-election. Picture: Scott Merrylees/Doncaster Free Press

Tosh McDonald: President of rail union Aslef to stand as Labour candidate in Doncaster Council by-election

A veteran trade union boss has been selected as a Labour candidate in a Doncaster Council by-election.
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An independent panel has recommended councillors get a two per cent rise in allowances in line with a wage increase for other Doncaster Council staff

Panel recommends Doncaster councillors vote for a pay rise in their basic allowances

Doncaster councillors and the elected mayor are set to vote on their own pay rise.

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Dan Jarvis, the newly elected mayor of the Sheffield City Region. Picture: Dean Atkins/The Star

Sheffield City Region: Dan Jarvis outlines his vision after winning mayoral race

Dan Jarvis, the newly elected Sheffield City Region mayor, will aim to ‘bring a consensus’ and unite the four South Yorkshire council leaders on their differences on devolution from ‘day one’.

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LIVE BLOG: Sheffield City Region mayor - the results in full

LIVE BLOG: Sheffield City Region mayor - the results in full

The first mayor of the Sheffield City Region is being elected today.
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Sheffield Council election analysis: Key target seats which could change hands

Voters go to the polls on Thursday May 3 to elect one councillor in each of the 28 electoral wards.

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Developer hopes to scale back section 106 arrangements on Doncaster homes plan

A housing developer is requesting to scale back commitments to provide affordable properties, school places and cash for a community project in Doncaster.

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VIDEO: Strictly or X Factor? Hendo's or tomato sauce? Sheffield City Region candidates answer the tough questions ...

Ready for a lively hustings, the Sheffield City Region mayoral candidates were prepped to sit in a line answering question from the audience for two hours solid.
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Sheffield City Region mayoral candidate felt 'discriminated against' after snub from hustings

A candidate running for Sheffield City Region mayorhas said he felt he was being 'discriminated against' after being snubbed from a hustings debate.
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Sports Direct and USC are due to move into the empty unit. Picture: George Torr

Council has written off £2.1 million worth of business rates from Doncaster firms in one year

Doncaster Council has written off £2.1 million worth of 'irrecoverable' business rates from town firms who have gone bust.
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Ian Walker and fellow Conservative activists along Western Road in Crookes. Picture: George Torr

'Only the Conservatives can beat Labour in South Yorkshire' - Ian Walker on mayoral ambitions for the county

Ian Walker is not phased by the challenge he faces running for South Yorkshire mayor despite being a Conservative from Sheffield.
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Sheffield misses out on transport funding but rest of South Yorkshire benefits

Sheffield has missed out on a slice of transport funding but Doncaster, Rotherham and Barnsley are all set to benefit.

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Hannah Kitching from Penistone is hoping to become the mayor for the Sheffield City Region. Picture: George Torr

Who is Hannah Kitching? Meet the Lib Dem candidate for South Yorkshire mayor

Lib Dem Hannah Kitching wants to propel South Yorkshire to the next level by overhauling the region’s transport and making the county a better place to do business.
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Hatfield Colliery closed in 2015. Picture: Sarah Washbourn

Doncaster Council forking out thousands to secure closed coal mine from 'thieves and adrenaline junkies'

A defunct and derelict coal mine is costing Doncaster Council thousands of pounds each week to keep secure.

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Doncaster Council and chief executive Jo Miller, inset.

Boss earns more than Prime Minister as Doncaster Council top pay is revealed

The latest salaries of top earners at Doncaster Council has been revealed.

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