Our Headgears Our Heritage

Plans for Hatfield Main Colliery are coming along nicely Words: Mike Lanaghan Photos: Save Hatfield Main Headgears Hatfield Main is the last colliery in the Doncaster Coalfield, finally closed in 2015. At its height, it employed 3,500…

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The Big Mean Screen Machine

Greenjacker tells us the secret to disconnecting from the electronic addiction Words: Greenjacker Photography: Warren Draper I worked a wide variety of jobs before taking the plunge to become one of Doncaster’s first urban farmers (there’s still…

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Faces of Frenchgate

Warren Draper spent the day photographing some of Doncaster’s finest for Faces of Frenchgate Words and photography: Warren Draper To mark the 50th Anniversary of the building of the Frenchgate shopping centre, Doncopolitan are partnering…

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Cavy Corner

Katy Turner visits Doncaster’s very own Guinea Pig sanctuary Words: Katy Turner I have to admit, when someone told me that we have a specialist sanctuary solely for guinea pigs right here in Doncaster, I thought…

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All Round to Roundhouse Rail

Paul Merton tells us about his fascinating rail hobby and its links to Donny Words and Photography: Rachel Horne Paul, how the heck did you end up at Roundhouse Engineering? It’s a hidden gem for many…

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