A charitable trust that helps to restore the graves of soldiers who have been awarded the Victoria Cross, fears it will struggle to carry on cleaning them due to a lack of funds.
The Doncaster-based Victoria Cross Trust has been restoring graves in the region - like Albert Shepherd's in Royston in Barnsley, for four years. It's now appealing for support from the public to help carry on the work.
Police in Doncaster have charged a 44-year-old man with six child sexual offences.
Stuart Hislop Ferguson, of Douglas Road, Balby, was charged by police yesterday with two counts of gross indecency, two counts of indecent assault and two counts of sexual assault.
He will appear before Doncaster Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 20 October.
There are reports of long delays and heavy traffic after an accident on the A19 Doncaster Road in South Yorkshire.
The road has been closed in both directions since 8.30am. Traffic is being affected between Doncaster and M62 at Eggborough. Surrounding routes are also congested. There is currently no estimated time for the road to re-open.
The A19 Doncaster Road at Carcroft in South Yorkshire is closed in both directions due to an accident.
Three vehicles were in collision between Tiltshill Lane and Rockley Lane/Sutton Road. Traffic is being affected between Doncaster and M62 at Eggborough.
A 32-year-old man has been jailed for five years after admitting sexually assaulting a three-year-old child in Doncaster.
Paul Thomas, of Vicar Road, West Melton, appeared before Sheffield Crown Court yesterday and pleaded guilty to sexually assault.
He was sentenced to five years behind bars and placed on the Sex Offenders Register for life.
Police were called to the Armthorpe area of Doncaster on Friday 3 July after the victim reported being sexually assaulted by Thomas. He was arrested at the scene and subsequently charged.
The sexual abuse of a child is a horrific crime and I am relieved Thomas has accepted responsibility for his despicable actions.
A 21-year-old man has been charged with a string of offences after a car crashed into a wall and burst into flames in Branton, near Doncaster, killing two people.
James Maughan of Marshland Road, Doncaster, has been charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving, causing serious injury by dangerous driving, failing to stop at the scene of a road traffic collision, failing to report a road traffic collision and a public order offence.
It relates to an incident last month when a Renault Megane crashed into a house on Poppyfields Way in Branton.
Five people were believed to have been in the car at the time of the collision: two men, Liam Aldred, 26, and Dean McIntyre, 27, died as a result of the collision, two 21-year-old men and a 15-year-old boy were also injured.
Mr Maughn was charged yesterday (Wednesday, 16 September) and has been remanded into custody until Friday, 18 September, when he will appear at Sheffield Crown Court for a further bail application.
A 15-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man both previously arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving remain on police bail.
A 21-year-old woman, previously arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, remains on police bail.
Detectives investigating an arson attack in Doncaster that left a man and woman with extensive burns have named four people they are keen to trace and speak to in connection with the incident.
Garry Beddoes, aged 28, Jason Vicarage, aged 22, Joel Harrison, aged 20, and Ricky Lee Andrewatha, aged 21, are all from Doncaster. Detectives believe the four men hold vital information that could assist with the investigation and are urging them to get in touch.
In the early hours of August 18th, a 42-year-old woman and 32-year-old man were in a tent on grassed area off College Road, when the tent was set on fire. As the pair tried to escape, they were reportedly assaulted. They were taken to hospital to be treated for their injuries and have since been discharged.
A 29-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman have been arrested in connection with the arson. Both have been bailed pending further enquiries
It is eight years today since 14-year-old Andrew Gosden caught a train to London from his home town of Doncaster ..... and never came back.
He was picked up by security cameras when he arrived at Kings Cross- but has not been seen since. Now his family hope a new social media tool could help in finding him. David Hirst reports.
A charity is donating the money from a fundraiser to the family of a Doncaster teacher who died in his sleep after a night out.
24-year-old, Lewis Siddall, died after hours after allegedly being attacked in a Doncaster nightclub in August. The Eve Merton Dreams Trust are giving half the proceeds of their Marathon Madness event to cover his funeral costs and go towards another charity of his family's choosing.
A man from Doncaster has been charged with six sexual offences, including three counts of rape and and one count of attempt rape, threats to kill along with two counts of robbery.
40-year-old Paul Eames from Bentley, will appear at Doncaster Magistrates' Court on Saturday morning.
Specialist officers are continuing to support the two women. I understand the upset and shock this incident will have caused locally and I would reassure people that incidents of this type are extremely rare.