Could you join the line up? Firefighter recruitment opens

The waiting is almost over. Thousands of people are expected to jump online on Monday 27 March when the two week recruitment window opens at noon for the next full-time firefighter training course.


Managers get ‘Back to the Floor’ in celebration of National Apprenticeship Week

Managers from North Lindsey College went ‘back to the floor’ in celebration of National Apprenticeship Week.


Husband and wife team buy out partner at dental practice

Andrew Gatecliff and his wife Leanne have bought out John Wolverson from the Limes Dental Practice in Epworth Doncaster, in a deal funded by the Royal Bank of Scotland.


Grade II 18th century wedding and events venue scoops top award

An Isle wedding and events venue has received a top award.

Ed Miliband was runner-up in the local MP stakes.

Doncaster MPs back pledge on cider tax

Doncaster MPs Caroline Flint and Ed Miliband have backed a Government pledge to consult on tax levels for strong cider.

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Doncaster Sheffield Airport. Picture: Chris Etchells

#FlyDSA: “There are so many things that Doncaster Sheffield Airport does well”

“There are so many things that Doncaster Sheffield Airport does well,” Ian Smith, head of commercial and passenger experience, confirms with a nod.

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Sheffield based modelling agency putting disability in the spotlight

Sheffield based modelling agency putting disability in the spotlight

A Sheffield based modelling agency is helping to put disability in the spotlight.

Jackie Grubb

Principal appointed to National College for High Speed Rail in Doncaster

The National College for High Speed Rail has appointed Jackie Grubb as its Principal, to lead the education of next generation rail technicians and engineers at the largest of the government’s five new, employer-led national colleges.

This is what Doncaster marketplace could like following, a multi-million pound revamp.

Doncaster’s ‘jewel in the crown’ set to sparkle with £5 million plan

The £5million regeneration of Doncaster market - described as the ‘jewel in the crown’ of the town centre - has moved closer.

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Brewery expands to meet demand for ale

Brewery expands to meet demand for ale

A cult craft beer made with sea buckthorn foraged from the Cleethorpes coastline has proved such a success that the brewery has had to expand to keep up with demand.

Ed Miliband

Last chance to have your say on HS2 route plans

Doncaster MP Ed Miliband is making a final appeal for responses to the government’s consultation over HS2.

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Michael Dugher

South Yorkshire MP welcomes talks over ex-miners’ pensions

Michael Dugher, Barnsley East MP, has welcomed news that talks will be held to get a better pension deal for former miners.

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The drama involved a Jet2 flight.

M1 closed near East Midlands Airport after Jet2 plane declares emergency

A section of the M1 was closed due to an "aircraft emergency" on a flight from Gran Canaria.

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Millions of spectators are set to line the route for the three-day mens race and one-day womens race which runs between April 28-30, and concludes in Sheffield.

2017 Tour de Yorkshire timings through Sheffield and rest of county REVEALED

The race timings for the highly anticipated 2017 Tour de Yorkshire, which concludes in Sheffield, have been unveiled this afternoon.

Dame Rosie Winterton MP officially opens the new South Yorkshire Credit Uniuon in Doncaster

New credit union office opens in Doncaster

South Yorkshire Credit Union has opened its new offices in Doncaster, aiming to provide ‘affordable finance’ through savings and loans.

Doncaster Sheffield Airport passengers

#FlyDSA: A sea of giddy faces at Doncaster Sheffield Airport

It’s a sea of giddy faces as our photographer Marisa Cashill takes the picture.

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Apprentice awards roundtable at The Star. Charles Ricketts, Bob Clifford, Rob Hollingworth, Haroldine Lockwood, Andrew Hartley, Zena Wardle, James Godsell and Lucinda White

Time to shout about apprenticeship success in our new award scheme

Johnston Press titles in South Yorkshire and the North Midlands are launching an awards scheme to recognise the increasing value of apprenticeships.

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Ten year celebration of transfer of 10,000 homes

Last month marked ten years since 10,000 homes were transferred from the ownership of North Lincolnshire Council to North Lincolnshire Homes, now Ongo Homes.

Great Yorkshire Way, has now been open a year. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP FARRRS MC 2

Doncaster Airport link road hailed major success one year on

It was hailed as a major boost to business in Doncaster, and something to slash commuter journey times.

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South Yorkshire couple win £30,000 wedding

A Sheffield couple is celebrating after scooping the top prize in a competition to give them the wedding of their dreams.

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