The Vet’s surgery will see the arrival of Rhona's (Zoe Henry) wild friend from college Vanessa Woodfield played by actress Michelle Hardwick and is set to embody the notion of 'work hard, play hard'. Michelle is best known for her role in ITV drama The Royal.
Next to make his way into the Village is Bernice’s (Samantha Giles) lover, Steve Harland played by Tom Mannion who has TV credits in Spooks and Inside Men.
Played by Wil Johnson who is best known for his role as DCI Spencer Jordan in BBC drama Waking the Dead, mechanic Dominic Andrews arrives as a single dad finding his feet whilst doing his best to protect his wayward teenage daughter played by 14-year-old Tendai Rinomhota.
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The Chief Executive of The Deep is to retire after fifteen years. Colin Brown has made the attraction one of the most popular in the region.
A couple from Doncaster have begun a campaign to have their son, and others who fought for the British army in Northern Ireland, remembered.
Grade I-listed Wentworth Woodhouse, near Rotherham, is said to have been the inspiration for Pemberley in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.