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Pensioner, 82, missing from Doncaster

Police are concerned for the welfare of a pensioner who has gone missing from his home in Doncaster.

Colin Smith - who has gone missing from Doncaster

Colin Smith was last seen at 8.40pm on Friday April 28 at his home in the Thorne area of the town.

The 82-year-old is described as slim, around 5ft 10ins tall, with short grey hair and a slight beard. It is not known what he was wearing at the time of his disappearance.

Police close Doncaster rape investigation

Detectives investigating the reported rape of a 16-year-old girl in the Balby area of Doncaster earlier this week have closed the case after concluding that the incident did not happen.

Police carried out a thorough investigation following the allegations.

They now say that fresh information received this evening suggests 'this incident did not take place.'

“While we are confident this incident didn’t occur, we will work with our partner agencies to ensure that the complainant receives all of the support she needs as at the heart of this matter is a child who requires support.”

– Detective Sergeant Debra Renwick


Police appeal over missing Doncaster man

Police are appealing for help to find a man who has gone missing from Doncaster.

Colin Derbyshire Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Colin Derbyshire who is 42-years-old was last seen in Hallam Close in Bessacarr at around 7.40pm on Sunday April 23. Police believe he left the area driving a silver Vauxhall Insignia, registration plate DU09 XHZ.

Mr Derbyshire has not been in touch since. He is described as being about 5ft 10ins tall, and was wearing jeans, a t-shirt and trainers. He may also be carrying a gym bag.


Secret nuclear bunker in Doncaster goes up for sale

A secret nuclear bunker in Doncaster has been put up for sale with a guide price of £35,000.

The bunker has gone on the market for a guide price of £35,000 Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The former RAF bunker, which dates from the Cold War, is being marketed as a unique underground house with three rooms and a bathroom.

The former RAF bunker dates back to the Cold War Credit: ITV Yorkshire

James Vandenbrook Regional Property Auctioneers said there has been interest as far north as Edinburgh and Glasgow in Scotland.

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