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Could cable cars be the answer to Rotherham's traffic problems?

Could cable cars be the answer to Rotherham's traffic problems?

Fri 20 Oct 2017

A CABLE car could be part of the answer to Rotherham’s transport difficulties, according to one councillor.

  • More help for Rotherham stroke victims

    More help for Rotherham stroke victims

    By on Wed 21 Oct 2009

    A NEW project aimed at helping stroke survivors to communicate is looking for volunteers.The Communication Partners scheme assists people with aphasia–a condition caused by brain damage following a stroke or head injury which affects speech, reading

  • Post Office cash machine smashed

    Post Office cash machine smashed

    By on Wed 21 Oct 2009

    A POST office owner is appealing for help from the public to trace vandals who smashed up the cash machine outside his store.The damage to the ATM outside Sandhill Post Office on Kilnhurst Road happened in the early hours of last Saturday.Post office propr

  • Willett eyes Dubai hot spot

    Willett eyes Dubai hot spot

    By on Wed 21 Oct 2009

    ROTHERHAM golfer Danny Willett is on course for a place in the lucrative end-of-season Dubai Masters after carding another strong top-ten finish.The Thrybergh-based ace (pictured) came in joint sixth in the Portugal Masters in Villamoura with rounds of 69,

  • Millmoor soccer kids backing troops

    Millmoor soccer kids backing troops

    By on Wed 21 Oct 2009

    JUNIOR footballers are pledging their support to a Christmas parcel appeal for troops.Millmoor Juniors Football Club are throwing their players behind the national Support Our Soldiers Christmas shoe box appeal in a bid to get festive gifts out to front-li

  • Guide dog star of OAP show

    Guide dog star of OAP show

    By on Wed 21 Oct 2009

    GUIDE dog Clover took pride of place at a fundraising event at a sheltered housing scheme.White Rose House Sheltered scheme in Rotherham held an "Older Persons day" to raise money for Rotherham Guide Dogs for the Blind.The charity was chosen afte

  • Appeal over missing Rotherham man

    Appeal over missing Rotherham man

    By on Wed 21 Oct 2009

    POLICE are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a 41-year-old man who has been missing from home for a week.Saleem Meherban, who is from the Rotherham area, was last seen leaving Rotherham General Hospital at 3pm on last Tuesday (13). A police s

  • Give cigarettes the boot

    Give cigarettes the boot

    By on Tue 20 Oct 2009

    FOOTBALL fans are being invited to sign for Smokefree United–a virtual club of cigarette quitters that provides coaching and support to help folk kick the habit.The national initiative is being supported by NHS Rotherham's Stop Smoking Service.Rother

  • Firefighters strike latest

    Firefighters strike latest

    By on Tue 20 Oct 2009

    ROTHERHAM firefighters are gearing up for a second strike later this week in a row over shift changes.Picket lines were mounted across Rotherham and the rest of South Yorkshire on Monday evening as the first of two 24-hour stoppages started.Fire Brigade Un

  • TRAFFIC: South Yorkshire speed camera locations

    TRAFFIC: South Yorkshire speed camera locations

    By on Tue 20 Oct 2009

    MOBILE speed cameras will be used to target speeding motorists on seven of the borough's busiest routes in the coming week.Officers from the South Yorkshire Safety Camera Partnership will be taking to the streets to carrying out patrols from Monday (26).Th

  • Tinsley Post Office reprieve

    Tinsley Post Office reprieve

    By on Tue 20 Oct 2009

    A POST office which was set to close temporarily will now remain open.Tinsley Post Office on Sheffield Road was due to shut next month until a new subpostmaster was found.But it will now remain open after the current subpostmaster agreed to continue. Field

  • Killer driver on run in Pakistan

    Killer driver on run in Pakistan

    By on Tue 20 Oct 2009

    A DRIVER convicted of causing the deaths of a father and son is still evading justice in Pakistan.Syed Raza (27), failed to turn up for his trial after being charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving following a smash which killed

  • Stag murder charge man in court

    Stag murder charge man in court

    By on Tue 20 Oct 2009

    A MAN accused of murdering his long-term partner appeared at Sheffield Crown Court this week.Gordon White (46), appeared at a preliminary hearing today charged with the murder of Cheryl Ann Martin (44).Ms Martin died in the early hours of Sunday October 11

  • Friends remember GP

    Friends remember GP

    By on Tue 20 Oct 2009

    A SERVICE of thanksgiving has been held in memory of Dr Colin Shawcross whose body was found in woodland in June–five months after he vanished from his home.Family and friends of the retired GP gathered at St John's Church in Ranmoor, Sheffield, last

  • Fear of crime rising in Dearne Valley

    Fear of crime rising in Dearne Valley

    By on Tue 20 Oct 2009

    EVIDENCE gathered by the Police Authority has indicated that the public feel that the problems of crime and anti-social behaviour are continuing to rise. The results came as part of a survey of 100 people carried out in the Dearne Valley Safer Neighbourhoo

  • Firefighters' warning after Wombwell bin blazes

    Firefighters' warning after Wombwell bin blazes

    By on Tue 20 Oct 2009

    Firefighters have renewed warnings about the dangers of wheelie bin fires after a string of blazes in Wombwell.Four wheelie bins were set on fire, all on neighbouring streets, in the space of just a couple of hours in the early hours of Friday morning