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GARDENS: Frost, wind and drought...and maybe some summer sometime

In March I wrote of the dangers of late frosts and the damage they cause.

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In the Saddle: Springing into action....

In the Saddle: Springing into action....

Well, it feels like we are almost heading into summer soon. We've gone from thick, gloopy mud to dry cracked ground like a desert. It's either all or nothing with clay soil. On the plus side the grass is growing and I'll soon be able to spend less on haylage.

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Award winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park's animals were keeping their cool yesterday (Sunday) on the hottest day of the year so far.

Half Term fun at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park will spring into action over the Bank Holiday break, with a fun-packed schedule for the school holidays.

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Ton Wilsdon, Creative Director, Graham Wilsdon, Owner and Josh Wilsdon, Manager, pictured at Thai at the Sal. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Thai at Sal MC 1

FOOD REVIEW: Authentic cuisine served up at new Thai restaurant

Foody fans of all things Thai will not be disappointed with a visit to a new restaurant which has opened its doors in Doncaster.

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Veronica Clark pictured with her  book, true story 'Stolen Girl'.  Picture: Marie Caley D4426MC

Column: ‘Three Girls’ is just the tip of the iceberg

Five years ago I wrote a book called Stolen Girl. A year later, in January 2013, it was published. The book created a backlash because it was one of the first to be written about the abuse of a white girl by an Asian (mainly Pakistani) grooming gang.

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Good cause event for new Lotto postponed to allow more people to attend

The North Lincolnshire Community Lottery ‘Lincs Lotto’ good cause event that was due to take place today (Tuesday May 23) has been postponed until Tuesday June 27 to allow more people to attend.

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Arksey Primary School pupils taking part in  the Big Cycle

Arksey school comes out on top in Sustrans’ Big Pedal event

Pupils, parents and staff at Arksey Primary School have been getting into gear and celebrating success following their Sustrans’ Big Pedal – the UK’s biggest cycle challenge.

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A Doncaster charity has teamed up with the borough's GPs to launch a pilot programme that aims to help homeless people access GP services.

Column: Health services must be helpful for all

Last week was Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week and I’ve been finding out what an interesting mix of people make up the more than 300,000 patients who live in Doncaster.

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Column: Bringing your dog back home

Column: Bringing your dog back home

Having chosen a dog, its essential to be prepared before bringing them home. The whole family needs to agree and be on the same page regarding house rules.

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One way spells wrong way for some elderly drivers

Column: Over 300 miles . . . that is one L of a drive!

There can be no greater advert to make people resit their driving test after a certain age than the story of Valerie Johnson.

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Erin Costelo.

Sheffield café date for Canadian star

Erin Costelo is an artist who is mining the truth – through writing, arranging, producing and masterful live performance.

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GARDENING: The prickly subject of cacti

Busy lives means one of nature’s toughest plants is now back in vogue.

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George Raynor at Belle Vue in 1967 during his time as  Doncaster Rovers manager

Retro: George Raynor, South Yorkshire’s forgotten football legend

Freelance Freelance writer Kelsey Raynor pays tribute to her late relative Barnsley-born George Raynor, who managed Sweden to the later stages of two World Cup finals in an amazing career which finished as boss of Doncaster Rovers, but is sadly little remembered in English football circles.

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Column: The real silent killer of men everywhere

Column: The real silent killer of men everywhere

Zoe Ball’s boyfriend, Billy Yates, tragically committed suicide last week. He was just 40 years old. Overcome with grief, the TV and radio presenter posted the following heart breaking message: ‘Goodbye, my sweet.’ Just days before, she’d told how her life had been turned around by her blossoming relationship. Zoe, who was once married to DJ Norman Cook, said she was looking forward to the future. Days later, that future changed forever.

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RETRO: Is the the place where infamous Sheffield murderer Charlie Peace killed?

RETRO: Is the the place where infamous Sheffield murderer Charlie Peace killed?

Today’s delve into Sheffield’s rich past is about a man that’s unknown by most of the modern generation but the older end will have some idea of just who Charlie Peace was.

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Ian and Alison Blaylock at Doncaster Brewery

Beer we go for a weekend of celebrating top food and drink

Doncaster will be raising a glass to fine food and drink - as both beer and food festivals hit the town.

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Step back in time with a visit to trolleybus museum

It was all aboard for a trip to a jewel in the Isle’s crown over the bank holiday weekend.

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Date:30th May 2015. Picture James Hardisty, (JH1008/73h)  Multi-Michelin star winning Celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli cooking for shoppers in The Merrion Centre, Leeds as part of the Leeds Food and Drink Festival.

Celebrity chef and bake-off event as food festival hits Doncaster

Food, entertainment and activities are planned for the Delicious Doncaster Food and Drink Festival, which starts tomorrow.

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A clip from the Coach and Horses karaoke night video. (Photo: Twitter).

WATCH: Doncaster pub's bizarre karaoke night clip is viral web sensation

Footage of a Doncaster town centre pub's karaoke night has become a global web sensation.

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Column: Celebrity couple hit a new rock ‘bottom’

Column: Celebrity couple hit a new rock ‘bottom’

I’d never usually write about Kanye West or Kim Kardashian because they are one of the most annoying ‘celebrity’ couples on the planet. Famous for rubbish songs (him) and her having a big bum, it seems everything they do further increases their profiles and their bank balance.

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