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Tributes paid to Maltby car crash victims

Tributes paid to Maltby car crash victims

Mon 16 Oct 2017

DEVOTED relatives and friends have paid touching tributes to two “much-loved” dads who died in a car crash — with pals of one planning a fundraising event to pay for his funeral and to make Christmas a little happier for his five-year-old son.

  • Rotherham rapper makes his message clear

    Rotherham rapper makes his message clear

    By on Mon 19 Oct 2009

    Rapper Guy Lawther—aka G-Dott—is sending out a powerful message to other teenagers after signing up to a music label.The 19-year-old MC from Kimberworth Park says he found a talent for rappin' after spending time in care, a short spell in

  • Youngsters vote on name for £3.4 million centre

    Youngsters vote on name for £3.4 million centre

    By on Fri 16 Oct 2009

    The waiting is almost over for young people across Rotherham as the name of a new £3.4 million youth centre - which they have voted for - is announced today.As part of Local Democracy Week, hundreds of young people have been voting to choose a n

  • School's half-baked birthday cake ban

    School's half-baked birthday cake ban

    By on Fri 16 Oct 2009

    Birthday girl Olivia Morris excitedly set off for school with a tasty chocolate cake, topped with nine pink candles, to share with her classmates.But her pals never got to taste so much as a crumb after school staff told heartbroken Olivia, aged nine,

  • Campaigners call for Millmoor return - have your say

    Campaigners call for Millmoor return - have your say

    By on Fri 16 Oct 2009

    Millers' bosses should go back to the future in their hunt for a "new" home, according to heritage campaigners.Rotherham Civic Society believes that Rotherham United chairman Tony Stewart should hold talks with the club's former landlords, the Bo

  • Posters highlight town's troubleshooters

    Posters highlight town's troubleshooters

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    What do you get if you fuse a policeman, a fireman and a Streetpride operative?A new poster campaign launched this week might just hold the answer.Councillors and members of several organisations involved in the borough's Safer Neighbourhoods Teams ga

  • Wingfield College students create garden

    Wingfield College students create garden

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    BUDDING gardeners from one Rotherham school have planted the seeds of success by creating an outdoor area for the community.A group of 14 students from Wingfield Business and Enterprise College have spent the last seven months working on the project at Ham

  • Fitness group in league of their own

    Fitness group in league of their own

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    FITNESS group ladies were leaping for joy as they celebrated its 75th anniversary at the weekend.Rotherham branch of the international organisation, The Fitness League, has been up and running since 1934–spanning the decades with its trademark exerci

  • South Yorks MPs get Legg letters over expenses

    South Yorks MPs get Legg letters over expenses

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    ROTHERHAM'S three MPs appear so far to have escaped the wrath of expenses' watchdog Sir Thomas Legg.While the row over the review of expenses and accommodation allowances  raged again this week the borough's three representatives kept a low profile.Ro

  • Ex-firefighter Fred (83) rescued from lift

    Ex-firefighter Fred (83) rescued from lift

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    LIFE was full of ups and downs for retired firemen Fred Hurt when he got stuck in a lift....and had to be rescued by the fire brigade.Roles were reversed for Fred (85)—who spent 30 years in the fire service—on Monday morning when a lift jammed

  • South Yorkshire's bobby dazzlers!

    South Yorkshire's bobby dazzlers!

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    A ROTHERHAM police officer is in line for top honours at a glittering awards ceremony aimed at recognising and rewarding excellence in policing in the United Kingdom.               

  • Hydro-electric plant planned for River Don

    Hydro-electric plant planned for River Don

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    An eco-friendly power plant could be built on the banks of the River Don if ambitious plans to generate “green” electricity get off the ground.Councillors were expected yesterday to back an application by the Small Hydro Company for a hydro-ele

  • Treeton scheme 'will cut greenhouse gases'

    Treeton scheme 'will cut greenhouse gases'

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    NATIONAL Grid is carrying out work in Treeton as part of a scheme which will cut CO2 emissions equal to taking 38,000 cars off the road.A total of £23 million is to be spent in installing new equipment at 2,000 gas governor sites across the North Wes

  • Family's holiday from hell

    Family's holiday from hell

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    A LEADING law firm has urged a tour operator to ditch a sickness struck Turkish hotel where a Rotherham family endured a holiday from hell.Robert and Diane Parker and daughters Megan (11) and nine-year-old Ruby were half way through a two week stay at the

  • Council faces huge bill over Maltby quarry

    Council faces huge bill over Maltby quarry

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    A HOLE in the ground which for years swallowed up tonnes of household rubbish is now set to gobble up a huge chunk of council cash following a shock legal ruling.A judge has told Rotherham council it must foot a staggering £780,608.78 bill after it b

  • Council shortlisted

    Council shortlisted

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    COUNCIL chiefs have been shortlisted for a top award for the way they handled the controversial scrapping of the meals on wheels service. Rotherham Borough Council's Consultation Cafe has been nominated in the regional Making a Difference awards. The counc