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Miliband outlines Labour's 'Youth Pledge' in Leeds

Labour leader Ed Miliband will be discussing Labour's 'Youth Pledge' on a visit to our region today.

Labour Leader Ed Miliband is in West Yorkshire later to discuss policies on young people Credit: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

The pledge will outline the party's youth policies, which includes their stance on tuition fees.

He'll be joined on his visit to Leeds by Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls.

Police investigating attempted robbery issue e-fit

Police investigating an attempted robbery in Doncaster have issued an e-fit and appealed for more witnesses to come forward.

The man left the property empty-handed. Credit: South Yorkshire Police

It is believed that a 79-year-old woman from the area of Sprotbrough was knocked to the floor as she answered the door on the afternoon of 16 February.

The man is alleged to have threatened the woman with a hammer, before demanding money and jewellery.

Detectives say he left left the property empty handed and the woman was not injured.

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Nurse suspended in connection with death of boy at Doncaster hospital

A nurse has been suspended for a year over failings in her treatment of a four-year-old boy who died in her care at Doncaster Royal Infirmary.

Daniel Hames

Daniel Hames died within hours of arriving at hospital with a severe stomach bug in March 2013.

Stephanie Marshall, who was in charge of the children's observation unit on that night, was suspended by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. The committee found she failed to provide adequate care for Daniel and did not notice he had stopped breathing.

Parents of schoolgirl killed in collision say she had 'heart of gold'

The parents of the 11-year-old who died following a collision with a car in Doncaster say she had "a heart of gold."

Ella Smith

Ella Smith's family say she was a lively girl that everyone fell in love with.

She was fatally injured in the accident with a Citroen C3 on Watch House Lane at the junction with Broughton Avenue just after 4.30pm on Thursday.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Pensioner fighting for life in hospital after being knocked down

A 90-year-old man is seriously ill in hospital after a road traffic collision at lunchtime today (Saturday 21 February, 2015) in Stainforth, Doncaster.

It happened around 12.30pm on Station Road just outside Asda supermarket between the elderly pedestrian and a Vauxhall Astra travelling in the direction of Dunscroft.

The pensioner was taken to hospital suffering life threatening injuries.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Police release name of schoolgirl who died in Doncaster collision

The 11-year-old girl who died after being involved in a road traffic collision has been named by police as Ella Smith.

Ella Smith

The incident took place at around 4.30pm on Thursday, 19 February in Bentley, Doncaster.

Ella was involved in a collision with a Citroen C3 on Watch House Lane at the junction with Broughton Avenue.

She was taken to hospital but later died.

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Eleven-year-old dies in Doncaster collision

An 11-year-old girl has died following a collision in Bentley, Doncaster, yesterday afternoon.

An 11-year-old girl has died following a collision in Bentley, Doncaster, yesterday afternoon.

Police say that a Citroen C3 and the girl were involved in a collision on Watch House Lane at the junction with Broughton Avenue just after 4.30pm.

She was taken to hospital but died.

Officers are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact them.

Witnesses sought after attempted robbery of 79-year old woman

Police in Doncaster are appealing for witnesses after a 79-year old woman was robbed in Doncaster.

The woman is believed to have heard a knock on the back door. As she went to open it, she was knocked to the ground by an unknown man.

It is alleged that he threatened the woman with a hammer, before demanding money and jewellery. He then left empty handed, in the direction of Tennyson Avenue, Sprotborough.

The 79-year-old woman was uninjured during the incident.

The man is described as white, in his thirties of skinny build. He is thought to have very short hair, possibly bald, and was wearing a navy jacket and grey trousers and was carrying a hammer.

Doncaster GP calls for politicians to stop 'playing games' with nation's health

A Doncaster GP is calling on politicians to 'stop playing games' with the nation's health in the run up to the general election.

Dr. Dean Eggitt is a GP at Cantley, near Doncaster. Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Dr Dean Eggitt's call comes on the day the British Medical Association has launched a campaign called "No More Games". Dr Eggitt says patients are suffering because of instability in surgeries caused by too much paperwork, box-ticking exercises for the government and a shortage of GPs.

South Yorkshire is the third worst area in the UK in terms of recruitment.

Dr Eggitt said it is because medical students no longer see the job as attractive because of too much political interference.

Man charged with sexual offences against boys in Doncaster

A man from Doncaster has been charged in connection with alleged sexual offences committed against eight boys.

59-year-old David Jamfrey from Scawthorpe, Doncaster has been charged with 23 offences of sexual activity with a child and inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

He will appear before magistrates in Doncaster tomorrow.

The offences are alleged to have taken place in Doncaster between January and May 2014 and involve boys between the ages of eight and 15-years-old.

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