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What the papers say - the independent on sunday

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Doncaster's Earth Centre faces closure after the Mayor of Doncaster refused to fund a rescue package using local taxpayers money. The £60M lottery funded theme park opened in 1999 with attractions powered by giant wind turbines and a huge solar canopy. But with £700,000 of debt, visitor numbers of 120,000 a year - an estimated 500,000 were needed to keep it going - and yearly losses of £120,000 the centre is unlikely to reopen.

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