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Doncaster trains delayed after equipment problem

A problem with line-side equipment at Doncaster is causing delays of up to 35 minutes to all services through the station.

There is no firm estimate yet of how long disruption will last but it is likely to continue until at least 14:30.

Furman among 11 players released by Doncaster

South African midfielder Dean Furman is among 11 players released by Doncaster Rovers.

Furman was a key player for Doncaster this season despite the club failing to gain League One promotion. Credit: Press Association

Jamie McCombe, Theo Robinson, Abdul Razak, Reece Wabara and Stephen Bywater have also been told they can leave the Keepmoat Stadium.

Released:

  • Jamie McCombe
  • Theo Robinson
  • Abdul Razak
  • Reece Wabara
  • Dean Furman
  • Stephen Bywater
  • Lewis Ferguson
  • Alex Peterson
  • Aron Gordon (Not offered professional contract)
  • Alexander Head (Not offered professional contract)
  • Jack McClaren (Not offered professional contract)

Retained (offered new deals):

  • Rob Jones
  • Kyle Bennett
  • Ben Askins (6 month contract until 31/12/15)
  • Mitchell Lund
  • Harry Middleton
  • Liam Wakefield
  • Billy Whitehouse
  • Matthew Davies (Extended scholarship)

Final flight for Doncaster vulcan bomber

A vulcan bomber aircraft, which is stationed in Doncaster, will enter its final flying season this year.

Avro Vulcan XH558 Credit: Vulcan to the Sky Trust

The Avro Vulcan XH558 was flown by the Royal Air Force from 1953 until 1985.

It will fly for the final time this Autumn before going on display at The Vulcan Aviation Academy and Heritage Centre at Robin Hood Airport.

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CCTV image released following sexual assault in Doncaster

Police in Doncaster have released a CCTV image of a man who may hold vital information about a serious sexual assault in the town centre.

Credit: South Yorkshire Police

At around 1am on Sunday 10 May, police received reports that a 35-year-old woman had been subjected to a sexual assault by an unknown man in a car park in Frances Street.

We would like to speak with anyone who can identify the man in the CCTV image, or who believes that they were in the area at the time and may have witnessed something that could assist with the investigation.

– Detective Sergeant Andy Knowles

Jamie McDonnell retains world title

Title retained Credit: PA

Doncaster boxer Jamie McDonnell has retained his WBA belt against Tomoki Kameda in Texas.

Despite being floored in the third round, McDonnell but was able to retain his WBA bantamweight championship with a unanimous decision victory on his United States debut.

Three scores of 114-113 were enough to reward McDonnell with victory and hand his Japanese counterpart with a first career defeat at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo.

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