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Doncaster businesses asked to pledge help for fundraising cycle rides

Tour de Yorkshire Festival 2017 plans are in top gear and organisers are urging Doncaster businesses to get on board with fundraising support.

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Creative director of McDonald Waterfall hair stylists, Stuart Waterfall, directs student Hannah Wilson, during a hair styling masterclass

Stylish students from North Lindsey College get class in styling from cutting edge experts

Cutting edge students were keen to get ahead of the crowd during a master class in hair styling at North Lindsey College.

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Telephone line disruption at Scunthorpe Hospital

Changes to Scunthorpe Hospital telephone numbers could cause disruption warning

Patients wanting to make calls to Scunthorpe Hospital are being warned of potential disruption to phone lines, which will change on March 1.

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Holly Ridgeway-Bowyer, 18, has been shortlisted for her outstanding work as an Apprentice Clinical Photographer

Young Doncaster Hospital Trust clinical photographer shortlisted for outstanding work

A talented apprentice photographer at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals is focussing on success after nomination for a top award.

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Painted Dog at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Visit rare Painted Dogs at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

An adorable litter of endangered Painted Dogs will be thrilling visitors at Yorkshire Wildlife Park this February half term.

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Shed Seven

Britpop favourites Shed Seven and Cast team up for Sheffield concert date

Britpop favourites Shed Seven and Cast will join forces for a concert in Sheffield this winter.

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Pit winding wheel alongside Denabys Dearne Valley Leisure Centre

Column: Key to good health is community activity

Living in a safe environment and having opportunities to be involved in local community life can be a big factor in being able to enjoy good health.

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In the Saddle: Kacey’s ‘back’ in the saddle

In the Saddle: Kacey’s ‘back’ in the saddle

After a shoulder injury I'm now riding my horse, April, again after some time out. Luckily for me though it wasn't serious unlike a friend of mine, Kacey Chapman, who broke her back whilst out competing in cross country.

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Column: Yes sir, I can boogie, but don’t judge me!

Column: Yes sir, I can boogie, but don’t judge me!

Tripping the light fantastic says more about you and your potential partner than you think, according to experts.

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Charmain Gaud still has vivid memories of the Balby train disaster

Memories of Doncaster rail crash horror

A woman has told of her vivid memories of the horrific Balby Bridge rail disaster at Doncaster.

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Community event.

Family History Society of Doncaster meeting

Doncaster & District Family History Society is holding its monthly meeting at the College for the Deaf. Leger Way, Intake. DN2 6AY. On Wednesday, February 22, at 7pm for 7.30pm start. It is the AGM. Followed by a talk entitled ‘Railway Posters of the Yorkshire Coast’ Given by Rachel Holland - Hargreaves. This talk will explore the way in which the railway promoted destinations on the Yorkshire coast, including Whitby, Scarborough, Bridlington & others. Examples explored will cover the late 19th century and early 1900’s concentrating on the 1920’s & 30’s. The bold bright images which attracted day trip & holiday passengers were part of the railway’s publicity image.

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Picture by Jessica Lucia

COLUMNIST: Give it some wellies this half term in Sheffield

February can be a horrible month. The weather is mostly manky, spring can feel a long way off, and no matter where you go you’re either wearing to many layers or not enough.

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The Facebook Trash Dove.

Seen that irritating purple bird with the wobbly head on social media? Here's what it means

Have you heard about the bird yet?
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50th anniversary of Manchester United Munich air crash...one of the players who died was David Pegg of Doncaster... Picture shows from left Tommy Taylor, Bobby Charlton and David

Retro: Busby Babe remembered with prider

It is 59 years this week since Doncaster became part of a tragedy that sent shock waves across the world.

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Lottery cash boost to help school mark centenary of World War One

Lottery cash boost to help school mark centenary of World War One

Stonelow Junior School in Dronfield has received £10,000 from National Lottery players for a project - Dronfield’s Home Front 1917.

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Mark Johnson (left) and Raymond Humphreys who both have a learning disability and former Healthwatch Doncaster official, Kay Kirk

Column: Value the learning disability community

People with a learning disability are some of the most valuable members of our society, yet for many years they have, arguably, received a ‘Cinderella’ health service.

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Antiques Column: Changing trend for men’s jewellery

Antiques Column: Changing trend for men’s jewellery

Until the late 18th century men actually wore as much jewellery as women, but during the early 19th century, following the lead of the popular British dandy Beau Brummell, trends moved towards more simple clothing and minimal jewellery which was restricted to tie pins, cufflinks and rings.

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Competitors from North Lindsey College taking part in the Tough Guy Challenge 2017

North Lindsey College staff take on Tough Guy challenge 2017

Fighting fit North Lindsey College staff were put through their paces when they took part in the last ever ‘Tough Guy Challenge’.

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Column: When is a reward not a reward?

Column: When is a reward not a reward?

In dog training its important we understand what a “reward” and what a “punisher” is and when to use them. They have an impact on whether or not a dog repeats a particular behaviour.

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Mark Atherton and Matt Hall are among the firefighters delivering the scheme in South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire firefighter Emergency First Responder success

Firefighters in South Yorkshire have been praised for attending more than 350 medical emergencies last year, under the county’s first Emergency First Responder scheme.

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