The latest news from Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council
Six-year-old Noah Todd from Armthorpe has put down the gauntlet to children across the borough to join him in a summer holiday challenge with a difference. Noah has set himself the target of trying to tick off all of the ‘100 Doncaster Things to do before you’re 11’ by the time he returns to school in September – putting him almost four years ahead of schedule.
The owner of a takeaway in Woodlands, Doncaster has been banned from running food businesses, sentenced to nine months imprisonment suspended for two years and ordered to pay £2,000 in costs after Doncaster Council’s environmental health team found a raft of serious hygiene offences.
An intensive action plan from Doncaster Council, South Yorkshire Police, St Leger Homes and health partners is making a positive impression in the town centre, tackling issues of homelessness, addiction, anti-social behaviour, crime, aggressive begging and drug dealing. Early results show that the initiative is working well.