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Fabulous fir or perfect pine? Our guide to picking the best Christmas Tree

With the Christmas clock ticking, no doubt millions of trees will be going up in living rooms around the country today.

But with so much choice, how can we make sure we 'spruce' up our homes in the best way possible.

Matt Price has been to a Christmas tree forest in Doncaster.

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Police excavate Doncaster land as part of investigation

South Yorkshire Police excavate land as part of investigation into possible historic criminal activity in the area Credit: South Yorkshire Police

South Yorkshire Police has executed a warrant to excavate a piece of land in Bentley, Doncaster, as part of an investigation into possible historic criminal activity in the area.

Police officers will work together with private contractors to conduct a methodical and detailed search of the land, which could take a number of days to complete.

Blind runner completes marathon with help of satellite technology

A runner from Doncaster has just completed a marathon, all 26.2 miles, despite being registered blind.

Simon Wheatcroft completed yesterday's New York Marathon Credit: ITV News

Simon Wheatcroft took part in yesterday's New York marathon, using groundbreaking satellite technology, to guide him round the course.

Unfortunately the technology failed after 15 miles but the thirty-five-year-old completed the rest of the run with the help of others.

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HS2 college launches in Doncaster

The national rail college Credit: Doncaster Council

The National Rail College in Doncaster is officially launched today.

The £25million college will train thousands of apprentices to work on the high speed rail project and the wider rail industry.

As well as speeches and presentations, today's event will give guests the opportunity to tour the site.

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