George Torr Local Democracy Reporter
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George Torr is a Local Democracy Reporter covering politics across Doncaster Council and the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority. In 2016, he won Johnston Press Trainee of the Year, Highly Commended in the Young Journalist category at the 02 Yorkshire & Humber Media awards and Scoop of the Year at the 2019 Local Democracy Reporting Service awards.

Published In

Doncaster Free Press, The Star

54 Articles
11 months ago
doncasterfreepress.co.uk

Doncaster ‘litter police’ issue over £200,000 in fines from railway station smokers in just 11 mo...

Doncaster’s ‘litter police’ issued more than 2,000 fines to people dropping cigarettes outside the railway station in...

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almost 2 years ago
doncasterfreepress.co.uk

Council policy dictates 800 acres of Doncaster Sheffield Airport site is solely for aviation but ...

Mayor Ros Jones has confirmed council policies dictate that the land on and around Doncaster Sheffield Airport limits...

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almost 2 years ago
thestar.co.uk

Council policy dictates 800 acres of Doncaster Sheffield Airport site is solely for aviation but ...

Mayor Ros Jones has confirmed council policies dictate that the land on and around Doncaster Sheffield Airport limits...

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almost 2 years ago
doncasterfreepress.co.uk

Council policy dictates 800 acres of Doncaster Sheffield Airport site is solely for avation but P...

Mayor Ros Jones has confirmed council policies dictate that the land on and around Doncaster Sheffield Airport limits...

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almost 2 years ago
doncasterfreepress.co.uk

Terrified resident speak of ‘daily attacks’ from yobs hurling bricks from abandoned Doncaster men...

Terrified residents on a Doncaster estate have spoken of the daily attacks on their homes from yobs throwing bricks a...

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almost 2 years ago
doncasterfreepress.co.uk

Council policy dictates 800 acres of Doncaster Sheffield Airport site is soley for avation but Pe...

Mayor Ros Jones has confirmed council policies dictate that the land on and around Doncaster Sheffield Airport limits...

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almost 2 years ago
doncasterfreepress.co.uk

‘Poverty of ambition’ – Mayor Oliver Coppard calls on government to do more to avert bus crisis i...

South Yorkshire mayor Oliver Coppard has said the government’s plans on public transport resemble ‘poverty of ambitio...

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almost 2 years ago
doncasterfreepress.co.uk

Campaigners calls on South Yorkshire politcal leaders to take over failed bus firm Powell’s

Campaigners have called on political leaders in South Yorkshire to buy out a failed private bus operator in order to ...

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almost 2 years ago
doncasterfreepress.co.uk

Prime Minister Boris Johnson cancels on Doncaster visit hours before event, travels to Ukraine in...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson failed to show up in Doncaster for a scheduled appearance and later showed up in the Ukr...

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over 2 years ago
doncasterfreepress.co.uk

Doncaster Labour councillor wanted in United States could face grand jury in Ohio on 'drug distri...

A Doncaster councillor who is wanted in the United States on ‘drug distribution’ allegations could face a future gran...

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over 2 years ago
doncasterfreepress.co.uk

Spades hit the ground to build more Doncaster council houses as part of £100 million scheme

The next phase of Doncaster Council’s £100 million social housing programme has started with completion expected earl...

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over 2 years ago
doncasterfreepress.co.uk

Progress on £7.5million retirement village in Doncaster town as project is named

A £7.5 million retirement village project in a Doncaster town is nearing completion and the provider has unveiled a n...

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