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offtopic:doncaster [2019/03/29 15:13] (current)
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 Doncaster ("​Donny"​) is strictly speaking not a city, but a town. It has been applying unsuccessfully to the Crown to be upgraded to city status since about 1250 AD. It remains a town, despite having a population of around 300,​000. ​ Doncaster ("​Donny"​) is strictly speaking not a city, but a town. It has been applying unsuccessfully to the Crown to be upgraded to city status since about 1250 AD. It remains a town, despite having a population of around 300,​000. ​
  
-Doncaster is the undisputed capital of one part of eastern South Yorkshire and home to [[Thande]]. ​Paradoxically ​it is both the '​gayest town in Britain'​ and the town with the highest teenage pregnancy rate in Western Europe. ​Don't ask me how that works. ​Doncaster is renowned for powerful trains such as the Mallard, and Jeremy Clarkson. ​+Doncaster is the undisputed capital of one part of eastern South Yorkshire and home to [[Thande]]. ​Famously at one point it was the town with the highest teenage pregnancy rate in Western Europe. ​ Doncaster is renowned for powerful trains such as the Mallard, and Jeremy Clarkson. ​
  
 The town is currently under the authoritarian rule of Mayor Martin Winter, who makes African dictators look positively squeaky-clean when it comes to corruption. Of course his stranglehold on power is absolute, because Doncaster is a Labour one-party state - the last time it elected any Conservatives or Liberals to any significant position of power was 1959. Doncaster also spent part of 2007 underwater. The town is currently under the authoritarian rule of Mayor Martin Winter, who makes African dictators look positively squeaky-clean when it comes to corruption. Of course his stranglehold on power is absolute, because Doncaster is a Labour one-party state - the last time it elected any Conservatives or Liberals to any significant position of power was 1959. Doncaster also spent part of 2007 underwater.
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