Work has started on the £56m Doncaster relief road which has angered some environmental campaigners but which is expected to bring thousands of jobs to a deprived part of our region.
The road will link the M18 motorway to Robin Hood Airport at Doncaster - the first phase of one of Yorkshire's most ambitious regeneration projects.
But councillors have been forced to defend their decision to allow the road to be built through green belt land. David Hirst reports.
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