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AROUND THE COURTS: Convictions from Doncaster, Sheffield and Barnsley magistrates’ courts

The following were convicted at Doncaster, Sheffield and Barnsley magistrates’ courts.

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Gainsborough woman allowed boyfriend to produce drugs in her flat

A Gainsborough woman who allowed her former boyfriend to grow cannabis in her flat was given a 12-month community order by a judge.

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One of the emaciated, abandoned ponies, Lasso.

Abandoned ponies fight for their lives at rescue centre

Two young ponies are fighting for their lives at a rescue centre in Bransby after they were abandoned in a shocking, emaciated state.

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Police support Department of Education campaign encouraging people to report child abuse

Humberside Police is supporting the Department of Education in the second phase of their “Together, we can tackle child abuse” campaign, which launched this week.

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Court round-up: Latest convictions at Sheffield, Doncaster Barnsley and Chesterfield magistrates’ courts

The following were convicted at Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster and Chesterfield magistrates’ courts between February 7 and February 10.

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Valentine’s Day warning: criminals steal your heart and then your cash

If you think you’ve met your perfect match online, make sure the person you’ve fallen for is only looking to steal your heart...

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DO NOT APPROACH THIS MAN: Police appeal for man wanted over burglaries in three counties

Police are trying to trace a man wanted for conspiracy to commit burglaries across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire
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A warning goes out against fraudsters who strike up relationships online and on the phone before asking for huge sums of money.

Dating fraudsters romance victims for cash

Calls to exercise caution on Valentine's Day go out as it emerges fraudsters strike up relationships to siphon funds from their bank accounts.

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‘Numerous’ reports of ‘suspicious’ conmen in Gainsborough area

‘Numerous’ reports of ‘suspicious’ conmen in Gainsborough area

Police are appealing for help after reports of conmen targeting homes in a village near Gainsborough.

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An Epworth school was set alight

Police probe into arson attack at Epworth school

An arsonist is being hunted after a fire was started at an Epworth school.

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Vandals smash windscreen of car parked on Gainsborough street

Police are appealing for help after vandals smashed a car windscreen while it was parked in Gainsborough.

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Assistant Chief Constable Craig Guildford

First day at work for Nottinghamshire’s new police chief

Nottinghamshire’s new Chief Constable is to start work today.

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Prisoner who went on £12k rampage over hamster’s death jailed for Bassetlaw burglary

Prisoner who went on £12k rampage over hamster’s death jailed for Bassetlaw burglary

An inmate who escaped jail after a prison protest provoked by his hamster’s death is back behind bars after a burglary in Bassetlaw.

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Police appeal after burglars raid Gainsborough garage

Police appeal after burglars raid Gainsborough garage

Police in Gainsborough are appealing for help after a garage was broken into at a home in the town.

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Man arrested after assault leaves man with head injuries

A man has been arrested after an assault left a Gainsborough man in hospital with head injuries.

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The chase came to an end on Summergangs Lane.

Dangerous driver escapes jail after high-speed police chase through Gainsborough

A motorist drove at almost twice the speed limit through Gainsborough as he tried to shake off pursuing police officers, a court was told.

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Erwin Markowski, left, and Krystian Markowski have been jailed for six years each. Picture: Nottinghamshire Police.

Brothers jailed for trafficking workers from Poland to work at Sports Direct

Two brothers who trafficked people from Poland and sent them to work at Sports Direct at Shirebrook are now behind bars.

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Warning after reports of ‘prowler’ targeting Gainsborough care homes

Police in Gainsborough have issued a warning to residents after a “number of reports” of a “prowler” targeting nursing homes in the town.

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Gainsborough man trespassed in bid to steal from store

Gainsborough man trespassed in bid to steal from store

A Gainsborough man who trespassed at a One Stop Shop to steal goods was sentenced to 80 hours of unpaid work.

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