Bear the museum in mind this half term

North Lincolnshire Museum re-opens with a new exhibition, Made in North Lincolnshire, just in time for the half term holidays.

Hate fact such crime still rising, not falling

Hate fact such crime still rising, not falling

Exactly a year ago, I wrote a column in the Free Press titled “Is hate crime really falling?”

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Baroness Sue Campbell opens the new building at Forge Valley School in Stannington sheffield and its new Cycle track

Plans to put Doncaster on national cycling map with a permanent race circuit.

Plans have been drawn up to put Doncaster firmly on the national cycling map - with a permanent race circuit in the borough.

Rob Waltham

Council supports households to become energy efficient

North Lincolnshire Council is supporting National Energy Action’s (NEA) Warm Homes Campaign and is taking action to raise awareness of the support available for people to keep their homes warm.

Gordon Watson

Building work set to begin at South Yorkshire village school to increase capacity

Building work at a popular Rotherham school is set to begin next month in order to increase capacity.

Councillor Bill Mordue

Business month offers more than 40 events across Doncaster

February is Business Month in Doncaster and this year is bigger and better than ever.


New council vans set to hit the road

Three new vans have joined North Lincolnshire Council’s fleet and are gearing up to start work on Monday (February 13).


CCTV and new ticket vending machine to be installed at railway station

Improvements to rail services across the region are on track after a meeting hosted by Isle MP Andrew Percy recently.


SHOCK FIGURES: 30 per cent of women not attending potentially life-saving cervical smear tests

Young women across the region are being urged to attend their regular smear tests after shock figures revealed that 30 per cent of those aged 25 to 49 in North Lincolnshire are not doing so.

Chairman of Misterton Parish Council Barry Cooper

Police force moving into its new home, in a library

Three partner organisations, currently sharing The Misterton Centre, will move to a new home in the Library on March 31.

Doncaster's  Civic Offices.

Doncaster council tax payers facing 3.9 per cent rise in bills

Most Doncaster council tax payers look set to have to stump up an extra £31 next year, budget plans reveal today.

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Carl Sherwood

Free workshop for budding playwrights

Budding playwrights are invited to a free workshop at 20-21 Visual Arts Centre on Thursday 16 February, from 6.30pm to 8pm.

Chris Whitwood

Campaigner vows residents ‘We can change Doncaster’

A campaigner for Yorkshire has announced a new initiative to try to 
encourage Doncaster 
residents to give their street a voice.

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

Debate: Doncaster MP takes battle against HS2 plan to Parliament

Doncaster MP Ed Miliband last night took the battle against proposals to take HS2 through Doncaster to Parliament.

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HS2 Meadowhall option still on table, minister tells debate

HS2 Meadowhall option still on table, minister tells debate

Transport minister Andrew Jones says the planned Meadowhall route for HS2 still remains on the table, after questions in parliament early today.

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Caroline Flint

Don Valley MP Caroline Flint says hard decisions to be made after Brexit

This week, in Parliament I voted to “trigger Article 50” the UK’s formal notice that we are leaving the European Union.


A £30 million new Doncaster housing scheme to be revealed

Home hunters in Doncaster are being urged to attend an exclusive preview day on Saturday, February 11, for a first glimpse at development plans for a £30 million new housing scheme.

Epworth Leisure Centre

Kids can enjoy DJ workshops, multi-sport and street dance at On Target project

Street dance, multi-sport and DJ workshops are among the activities on offer as part of a youth scheme being rolled out this year.

Former MP set to star in second series of political comedy show

Former MP set to star in second series of political comedy show

Avalon TV have announced that a second series of the topical, political comedy show Unspun with Matt Forde has been commissioned by UKTV.

Mayor Ros Jones

Rise in Doncaster council spending

Doncaster has seen a rise in council spending with firms in the town, officials have revealed.

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