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  • MOTORS REVIEW: BMW M3

    MOTORS REVIEW: BMW M3

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    STARING out over the bonnet of the new BMW M3 coupe there is one imposing, empowering sight that leaves you in no doubt that you are in a car blessed with serious performance.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: MINI Cooper S Convertible

    MOTORS REVIEW: MINI Cooper S Convertible

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    MINI'S golden anniversary year is upon us and the sun-hungry new convertible is the first car to emerge into the cold, stark reality of Britain in 2009.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Renault Laguna Coupe V6 dCi

    MOTORS REVIEW: Renault Laguna Coupe V6 dCi

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    THE CAR I was talking about was Peugeot's newly released 407 coupe.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Porsche Cayenne Diesel

    MOTORS REVIEW: Porsche Cayenne Diesel

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    CHILLI and chocolate. Maple syrup and bacon. Balti pies.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Porsche Carrera 4S

    MOTORS REVIEW: Porsche Carrera 4S

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    WHEN the Typhoon jet—the RAF's most advanced fighter—was developed the aeronautical boffins made it deliberately unstable.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Audi R8 V10

    MOTORS REVIEW: Audi R8 V10

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    ARRIVING at Granada Airport, Spain, for the official launch of Audi's long awaited R8 V10 supercar I emerge from the terminal to see more than £1 million worth of exquisite-looking German supercars lined up at the roadside.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Mazda 3 2.2 Diesel Sport

    MOTORS REVIEW: Mazda 3 2.2 Diesel Sport

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    ROUNDING another sweeping left hander a lorry hones into view, after a brief hesitation to check the road ahead, the Renaultsport Clio 182 I'm following drops through the gears ready for his overtake.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Nissan NOTE Acenta 1.5 dci

    MOTORS REVIEW: Nissan NOTE Acenta 1.5 dci

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    THERE'S a peculiar sensation when you walk away from Nissan's NOTE, that strange realisation that the car you have just been in appears smaller than you imagined as you glance back over your shoulder.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Kia SOUL Burner

    MOTORS REVIEW: Kia SOUL Burner

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    WHAT exactly do you expect from a car called the Soul Burner?

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Mercedes SLK 280

    MOTORS REVIEW: Mercedes SLK 280

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    It's more than ten years since the diminutive convertible hit the roads with its vario-roof folding hard top—a concept that would soon become a staple among convertibles in all classes.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: SEAT Exeo SE TDI

    MOTORS REVIEW: SEAT Exeo SE TDI

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    EAST 17, All Saints, Michael Jackson at the O2, they’re all proof that a comeback doesn’t always work out...or remotely live up to expectation for that matter.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Toyota Avensis T4 D4D 150

    MOTORS REVIEW: Toyota Avensis T4 D4D 150

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    IT WAS a cruel twist of fate for the Toyota Avensis that my loan period extended over a weekend where I would be visiting the British Touring Car Championships.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Volkswagen Golf GT TDI

    MOTORS REVIEW: Volkswagen Golf GT TDI

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 03 Oct 2017

    DRIVE to Volkswagen's Wolfsburg headquarters and there is a chance that near-constant transition between 30 different road surfaces will be taking place beneath your wheels.

  • Shiloh to host tea party for Mayor's Charities

    Shiloh to host tea party for Mayor's Charities

    By Dave Doyle on Mon 02 Oct 2017

    A HOMELESSNESS charity will host an historical tea party for good causes.

  • GIG PREVIEW: Squeeze at Sheffield City Hall

    GIG PREVIEW: Squeeze at Sheffield City Hall

    By Martin Hutchinson on Mon 02 Oct 2017

    WITH a new album out and a tour coming up, Squeeze frontman Glenn Tilbrook is happy to look forward - and back, as Martin Hutchinson found.

  • PHOTO GALLERY: Wickersley teen heartthrob Alfie Sheard wows T-Fest crowd

    PHOTO GALLERY: Wickersley teen heartthrob Alfie Sheard wows T-Fest crowd

    By Michael Upton on Fri 29 Sep 2017

    FORGET 5ive - Rotherham’s own teen heart-throb Alfie Sheard was mobbed by adoring fans after wowing a festival crowd.