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Doncaster Voices: “What are Doncaster’s hidden gems we should shout about?”

Welcome to Doncaster Voices, your weekly forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words with name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk - Your views may appear here next week when subject is ”What ​parking plan would best serve Doncaster residents & visitors?”

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Doncaster set for clean water boost with 3,000m of new pipes

Yorkshire Water will soon start work on a project to replace around 3,000 metres of clean water pipes supplying the village of Wroot, Doncaster.

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Clara Payne

Princely advice for Sheffield innovators

Two teenage innovators from Sheffield High School for Girls talked through their ideas on solving global issues with HRH the Duke of York at Buckingham Palace.

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NORTHERN LIGHTS: How can we make the air cleaner in Sheffield?

As I write this column, the city is being visited by Horasis which styles itself as a global conference about China.

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park praised for saving endangered polar bears

The Yorkshire Wildlife Park and the Yorkshire Park Wildlife Park Foundation have been praised for its ‘commitment and dedication’ to saving endangered polar bears in the lead up to the international Polar Bear Week.

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Richard Hannigan

Air quality in North Lincolnshire continues to improve

In North Lincolnshire Council’s Annual Status Report for 2017 that sets out the pollution data for 2016 it shows that air quality in the area continues to improve.

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Liz Redfern

Council approves nature reserve near Belton to preserve scarce plants

North Lincolnshire Council has designated the Belshaw Heath site near Belton as a Local Nature Reserve, bringing the total number of Local Nature Reserves in North Lincolnshire to 17 and helping to preserve plants that are scarce or local to the area.

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VIDEO: We’re watching you - fly tippers risk being caught and fined up to £50,000

VIDEO: We’re watching you - fly tippers risk being caught and fined up to £50,000

Barnsley Council is warning fly tippers that they risk being caught on CCTV and prosecuted and fined up to £50,000 for disposing of waste and unwanted items illegally.

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Council joins forces with Woodland Trust to offer landowners the chance to plant trees

Council joins forces with Woodland Trust to offer landowners the chance to plant trees

Farmers and landowners in North Lincolnshire are being offered subsidised trees thanks to partnerships with the Woodland Trust.

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Project training volunteers to track climate change wins award

Project training volunteers to track climate change wins award

A project training volunteers to track the changes of climate change in the Peak District National Park has won the prestigious Park Protector Award.

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Sheffield tree protestors send petition calling for Jeremy Corbyn’s help

Sheffield tree protestors send petition calling for Jeremy Corbyn’s help

MP for Sheffield Hallam Jared O’Mara has today accepted an online petition from campaigners protesting about the tree programme in Sheffield.

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The First European Polar Bear Husbandry Training Workshop.

Prestigious international polar bear training at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

A prestigious international polar bear training event was held recently at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

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Leek-coloured Hawkweed (Hieracium subprasinifolium). Picture Alex Hyde

Extinct plant rediscovered in the Peak District National Park

A rare plant previously thought to be globally extinct has been rediscovered in the Peak District National Park.

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New measures to make Doncaster town centre safer

Officials have drawn up proposals for 10 Doncaster commandments in a bid to tackle anti-social behaviour in Doncaster town centre.

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Union and Doncaster waste contractor bosses in war of words

Union chiefs have entered into a fresh war of words with Doncaster waste collection bosses, accusing them of seeking to break the law as two five-day bin strikes loom in the town.

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Infrastructure investment worth £300m pumped into South Yorkshire

Yorkshire Water will invest over £300m this financial year throughout the region with several projects in South Yorkshire designed to improve the area’s water and waste water infrastructure.

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The layout of the planned cycle track at Doncaster Dome

Wildlife fears over cycle track

This is the Doncaster cycle track which could be built at the Dome – but builders will have to work around wildlife issues.

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University of Sheffield to lead on UK wind power technology for the future

The University of Sheffield will lead a £7.6m research project to improve the country’s offshore wind power technologies, it was announced today. (Thursday 13 July 2017)

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South Yorkshire event to celebrate the important role of parks

South Yorkshire event to celebrate the important role of parks

Rotherham is looking forward to celebrating its parks and the role they play in the lives of thousands of local people in ‘Love Parks Week’ which runs from July 14 to 23.

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PICTURE: Cute little kestrel chicks are laid at Conisbrough Castle

Feathered friends have taken up a pretty impressive residence in South Yorkshire recently.

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