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Vote for Doncaster’s best chippy

We are on the lookout to find the best local chippy of 2018.

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Students at XP East, Doncaster were part of the launch celebrations for their brand new school when invited guests joined them for a tree planting ceremony

Digging deep for new XP School in Doncaster

Excited students at XP East in Doncaster joined celebrations at the opening of their brand new £8.5 million school.

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5-a-side provider, Goals, of Doncaster, asks "Are You Fan Enough?"

Free football on offer at Goals in Doncaster

Football five-a-side mecca, Goals, of Doncaster, has thrown down the gantlet with its latest offer.

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Doncaster Deaf Trust plans to start a disabled cycling club

Doncaster Deaf Trust steps up a gear

Deaf Trust plans to start a disabled cycling group.

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Doncaster Ramblers' Blubberhouses walk

A walk with Doncaster Ramblers: Blubberhouses in the Yorkshire Dales

This week the Doncaster Ramblers take a walk near Blubberhouses, in the Washburn Valley, between Lower Wharfedale and Nidderdale in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

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Four Yorkshire towns were named among the UK's top ten staycation spots

Four Yorkshire towns named among UK's top 10 staycation spots

Four Yorkshire towns have been named among the UK's most popular staycations destinations, as the trend for holidaying at home continues to grow.
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Bailey the mascot of Weight Watchers in Doncaster area with owner Tracy Davies with thumbs up and other members before their money-raising walk

South Yorkshire Weight Watchers’ mascot sheds pounds to make pounds

An overweight pooch is doing his bit for weight watchers after becoming the unlikely inspiration for members to shed the pounds.

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Head off on a cosy staycation at one of these charming inns and B&B's near Sheffield

7 charming inns and B&B's to escape to within an hour of Sheffield

If you're keen to save the pennies but don't want to miss out on a getaway, there are plenty of idyllic spots close to home you can head to for a refreshing break.

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Criticism: Dr Billings was told installing a new police telephone system was a saga 'running longer than Emmerdale'.

Column: Let’s starve hate-mongers of soundbites

Throughout this Islamic month of Ramadan, Mosques have been opening their doors feeding and interacting with people of all faiths and none, homeless, rich or poor. I would not be surprised if more than a million people in the UK were fed, including many millions across the world. Yet despite these interactions it seems that they are not enough to stop unprecedented levels of hate or anti-Muslim inspired attacks.

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In the Saddle: Pony to the rescue

In the Saddle: Pony to the rescue

It’s always sad to hear the plight of any rescue animals, but for me the saddest of all is the amount of horses and ponies left abandoned at the moment. I love to hear success stories though on how some of these unlucky ponies are rehabilitated and find a happy ending.

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Haydn Griffiths MBE signing copies of the book 'One Man and his Band' about Armthorpe Elmfield Brass Band - this picture is free of copyright and can be used

Armthorpe Elmfield Band – book reveals life of 55 years of top brass

The trials and tribulations of more than half a century in Armthorpe brass banding is revealed in a newly launched book.

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Treat your dad to a celebratory meal in Sheffield this Father's Day

7 tasty menus in Sheffield for an indulgent Father's Day treat

Struggling for ideas for a Father's Day gift this year?
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Marky, pictured with foster couple Gary and Joanne Smillie from Woodlands, is the first pooch to be recruited by charity Support Dogs as part of their new puppy programme

Doncaster couple foster charity’s first pup on its support dog scheme

A Doncaster couple have agreed to foster cute puppy Marky – the first pooch to be recruited by charity, Support Dogs.

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Treat yourself to a refreshing getaway at one of these Airbnb properties with pools around Yorkshire (Photo: Airbnb)

7 luxurious Airbnbs with pools around Yorkshire for less than £125

Pack up your bags and head off for a relaxing break at one of these luxurious Airbnb properties around Yorkshire, all of which boast access to a pool and cost less than £125 per night.

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Doncaster Royal Infirmary receives nearly four million calls a year

Column: Vital tests where we’re ahead of the field

We’re at the start of Cervical Screening Awareness Week and, as a GP, I’m today urging all Doncaster women to please attend your appointment when you are called for a smear test.

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Whisky Galore at Cast Theatre in Doncaster

Theatre in and around Doncaster: cast, Doncaster Little Theatre, Civic Theatre, barnsley, Theatre Royal, Wakefield

At Cast Theatre in Doncaster, June 13 to June 16.

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Doncaster Classic Car and Bike Show on July 1

Doncaster Classic car and Bike show returns for another year

A mouth watering array of classic vehicles will be on display at South Yorkshire’s biggest show of its kind on July 1.

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DNFestival looking for volunteers

DN Festival in Doncaster needs volunteers

An exciting festival in Doncaster this July is looking for volunteers to help it make the annual event the best yet.

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Wakefield based folk duo, Blackwater, at Wath on Dearne's Raising The Rafters folk club

Musical evening at Wath’s Raising The Rafters Folk Club with Blackwater

Wath-Upon-Dearne’s Raising The Rafters Folk Club, Church Street, welcomes popular Wakefield duo, Blackwatwer, aka Ruth and Tony Dargan, on Saturday, June 9.

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Enjoy a refreshing weekend escape at one of these properties with pools near Sheffield (Photo: Airbnb)

6 luxurious Airbnbs with pools within an hour of Sheffield

Pack up your bags and head off on a weekend escape at one of these luxurious Airbnb property rentals, which sit within an hour's reach of Sheffield and all boast access to a pool.

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