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Barnsley tops national post-COVID jobs recovery figures

Apr 22, 2021

Barnsley has been named as having the best job recovery in the UK post-Covid, with the number of postings actually increasing from February last year. There are 20 per cent more job vacancies than pre-pandemic and Doncaster is seventh on the list, with a 6 per cent...

Sheffield Eagles make the switch to Doncaster

Feb 11, 2021

Sheffield Eagles have announced they will be playing their 2021 home fixtures at Doncaster Rovers' Keepmoat Stadium. The move comes after the Betfred Championship club's current ground, the Olympic Legacy Park, was deemed unsuitable for use due to the lack of...

Ian Lawlor signs two-year deal with Doncaster Rovers

Mar 28, 2019

Ian Lawlor will remain at Doncaster Rovers for the next two seasons, despite suffering a shoulder injury in January. The goalkeeper's contract was due to expire this summer, but he will now stay until 2021. Mr Lawlor said: "It's been a difficult one because I thought...

EXCLUSIVE-Stabbing survivor shares shocking injury pictures

Mar 14, 2019

***WARNING!***GRAPHIC PICTURES OF INJURIES*** A prize fighter has vowed a near-fatal ordeal which saw him stabbed multiple times will not stop him getting back in the ring. Brett May, 28, was stabbed in the head, neck, throat, arm, torso and back in an attack in...

Pair who modified antique firearms jailed for 28 years

May 14, 2018

Two men who modified antique weapons to fire modern ammunition have been jailed for 28 years at Sheffield Crown Court. Anthony McIntyre, 57, of Main Street, Hatfield, was sentenced to 14 years for manufacturing and transferring prohibited weapons. Shaun Michael May,...

Former Miss Sheffield to star in new Mamma Mia 2 movie

May 14, 2018

A former Miss Sheffield winner is to join Hollywood greats on cinema screens this summer after landing a role in the new film Mamma Mia 2. Kya Garwood, 43, from Doncaster, spent four months in Croatia working alongside the likes of Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan and...

Strong South Yorkshire presence in England squad

Nov 2, 2017

No fewer than six South Yorkshire-born players have been announced as a part of the England squad for the blockbuster friendly matches against Germany and Brazil later this month. Sheffield trio Jamie Vardy, Kyle Walker and Harry Maguire make the cut, as do Barnsley's...

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