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Wellbeck wander and scurry around Ulley

A number of guests and a greater than usual contingent of ladies swelled the ranks to more than 40 for this walk by the Doncaster Ramblers.

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John Godber classic Up 'N' Under at cast Theatre in Doncaster

John Godber classic Up ‘N’ Under at Cast Theatre in Doncaster

John Godber’s classic comedy production about rugby in the north, Up ‘N’ Under, comes to Cast Theatre in Doncaster, March 1 to 3.

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2018 Cafe of the Year – final vote

2018 Cafe of the Year – final vote

Now is your chance to vote for your favourite cafe in the Doncaster Free Press Cafe of the Year competition.

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And the ‘Teddy Bear’ was born

And the ‘Teddy Bear’ was born

America has always laid claim to being the birthplace of the “Teddy Bear”.

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Column: If you miss, others will miss out too

Column: If you miss, others will miss out too

A recent study has found that, every year, the number of people who miss a local hospital appointment would fill Doncaster Rovers’ Keepmoat Stadium to capacity more than three times over.

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John at his desk are Andrea Nesbitt (left) and Jackie O'Brien

Local Doncaster lad come good hands over reins of business to his daughters

A local Doncaster lad come good is moving aside but keeping things in the family, as at the age of 76 he is handing control of his hygeine business to his two daughters.

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Doncaster's Street Scene Team

Doncaster Council street scene staff win tidy award

Doncaster’s street scene team are celebrating after winning a national award.

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Public squares, public art, housing and shops all feature in plans to transform the area around Doncaster Station.

Column: Swish apartment with roof top cinema 100 minutes from central London - is this the millennials’ dream?

Swish town centre apartment in iconic listed building with roof top cinema just 200 metres from the railway station...the ad was certainly eye-catching.

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Column: ‘It is only light can drive out the darkness’

Column: ‘It is only light can drive out the darkness’

We’ve all heard the term “hate breeds hate” and when Darren Osbourne was convicted for 43 years for driving a van into a crowd of worshippers near a London mosque this phrase was confirmed. I followed his trial closely as I wanted to understand this man’s reasoning.

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BBC Heir Hunter’s stars’ fund helps Doncaster Council

A charitable funeral fund set up by the stars of BBC Heir Hunter’s programme has helped Doncaster Council become the latest local authority to save money on public health funerals.

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In the Saddle: Putting in the groundwork

In the Saddle: Putting in the groundwork

I've been doing some groundwork with my young horse, Sully, this week. He's still a yearling at the moment so I've been working on more desensitisation work.

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William Edward Stainton who lived in Thorne and was killed in WWI

Thorne soldier is remembered

A brave Thorne soldier who died in the final throes of the First World War is recalled this week by local historian David Seymour.

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In the Saddle: Mud monster mayhem

In the Saddle: Mud monster mayhem

You would not believe the state of the winter paddock at home with all this constant rain. It's an absolute swamp. I fear I have hippos at home and not horses.

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Defying Conventions by Shannon Langley at the Rebel Daughters exhibition

Column: How we can all help our own rebel daughters in the continuing fight for equality

This week saw the centenary of women getting the vote.

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Adam Berry from Stainforth, Doncaster for his charcoal ' Bright Lights Big City, Underneath Brighton Pier No.2 (A walk along the rusty pier No.2)'

Borough talent in line for prestigious award for his brilliant charcoal sketch

A talented artist from Doncaster borough has been named as one of four from Yorkshire shorlisted for this year’s sought after Lynn Painter-Stainers prize.

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Young Dexter Doyle walking over eggs at the North Lindsey College Science Fair

Science fair to be held for youngsters at North Lindsey College university centre

Youngsters throughout North Lincolnshire can learn all about science when North Lindsey College hosts its fifth free annual Science Fair.

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A live webinar in aid of the Holocaust Memorial Day at North Lindsey College

Holocaust survivor’s story told at North Lindsey College

A captivated North Lindsey College student audience heard from a Holocaust survivor first hand during a live webcast.

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(From left) Peter Atkinson, John Irwin, Jackie Irwin, Jason Mace, all of which are trustees of the Dearne Valley Personal Development Centre, based in the Empress Building.

Entrepreneur investing in Mexborough’s future

An historic building in Mexborough dating back to the 1920s is being transformed into a local business hub under plans of a local entrepreneur.

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Summer-Mae is nine years old. She is my sixth child and adored by her brothers and sisters. Summer-Mae is also severely disabled. She has cerebral palsy and is non-mobile

Disabled Little girl from Everton near Bawtry is thankfully on the mend

A severely disabled child from Everton near Bawtry is on the mend after treatment at Sheffield Children’s Hospital and help from big hearted staff from a nationwide charity.

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Thorne author’s WWI villagers’ stories revealed

Thorne author’s WWI villagers’ stories revealed

The forgotten stories of those from two tight knit communities who played a largely unseen but vital role during the First World War, are revealed in a new book by a Thorne-born author.

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