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Shop staff threatened with knife in Rawmarsh

Shop staff threatened with knife in Rawmarsh

Thu 14 Dec 2017

A MAN threatened convenience store staff with a knife before fleeing empty-handed.

  • Warning after bogus officials strike

    Warning after bogus officials strike

    By on Wed 23 Dec 2009

    ELDERLY householders are being urged to be on their guard against bogus callers after hundreds of pounds in cash and jewellery were stolen in Wath and Brampton. On both occasions the offenders posed as water board officials.On Thursday December 17, a 93-ye

  • Court date for accused in Canklow death crash

    Court date for accused in Canklow death crash

    By on Wed 23 Dec 2009

    A MAN is due to appear at Crown Court this morning charged with causing death by dangerous driving following a crash in which his passenger died.Richard Balog, aged 24, was arrested after a smash on the A630 Rotherway in Canklow in which his 29-year-o

  • Conisbrough machete attacker fails in bid to sue jail

    Conisbrough machete attacker fails in bid to sue jail

    By on Wed 23 Dec 2009

    A VIOLENT prisoner locked up 25 years ago for frenzied machete attack has tried to sue a jail for not calling him 'Mr'.But Bernard Pennington, who is serving a life sentence for the attack on his estranged wife in Conisbrough, had his case thrown out of co

  • Brave Alex hands over £3,500 cheque

    Brave Alex hands over £3,500 cheque

    By on Wed 23 Dec 2009

    A BRAVE student who defied doctors' orders to finish his education despite battling cancer has presented a £3,500 cheque to The Teenage Cancer Trust.The beneficiaries of Wickersley School's annual sponsored walk were picked by friends of straight A p

  • Hospice volunteers honoured

    Hospice volunteers honoured

    By on Wed 23 Dec 2009

    VOLUNTEERS from  Rotherham Hospice held a party to celebrate their win at the Community Achievement Awards.Joanne Huckett, chief officer of the Rotherham Hospice Trust, said: "Our volunteers are often resistant to accepting praise. "Receivin

  • Help for carers

    Help for carers

    By on Wed 23 Dec 2009

    A FREE course to help carers to manage their own health and well-being is being launched by a Rotherham charity.The Rotherham Hospice, in partnership with NHS Rotherham, is offering carers a place on the Looking After Me course.A hospice spokeswoman said:

  • Help to beat Christmas stress

    Help to beat Christmas stress

    By on Wed 23 Dec 2009

    STRESS management sessions have been set up to help those feeling the pressure of Christmas.The free five-week course - Stress Control - is being provided by by NHS Rotherham's primary care mental health service.It is designed for those suffering with anxi

  • Hunt for missing Rotherham girl

    Hunt for missing Rotherham girl

    By on Tue 22 Dec 2009

    A TEENAGE girl has gone missing from her Rotherham home and has not been seen since Friday.Lisa Louise Elliott (15), from Thurcroft, was last seen when a relative dropped her off near the Penny Black Pub at Sheffield Interchange on Friday night. Police off

  • Red hot Aston takes the chill out of winter

    Red hot Aston takes the chill out of winter

    By on Tue 22 Dec 2009

    ASTON Martin's ultra exclusive One-77 supercar has moved closer to setting a new all-time record for the British marque in initial high speed testing.The £1.2 million ballistic Brit has surpassed all predictions by comfortably breaking the 200mph mar

  • Taylor agrees loan extension with Millers

    Taylor agrees loan extension with Millers

    By on Tue 22 Dec 2009

    MILLERS midfielder Jason Taylor has agreed to extend his loan spell at Rochdale for another month.The player signed for the League Two leaders on an initial one-month contract but after six games and one goal he has now extended his stay at Spotland up to

  • Thorpe Hesley parish council plan

    Thorpe Hesley parish council plan

    By on Tue 22 Dec 2009

    VILLAGERS at Thorpe Hesley are to be asked ‘tell us what you think’ over plans for a new parish council.The plan is part of Rotherham Borough Council’s review of parishes across the the area–the first for more than 20 years.One of t

  • Rotherham youngsters winning fight on flab

    Rotherham youngsters winning fight on flab

    By on Tue 22 Dec 2009

    OBESE youngsters are being urged to sign up to a weekly weight loss class as latest figures suggest that Rotherham is beginning to beat the bulge.Statistics released from the Government's National Child Measurement Programme show a slight improvement in th

  • Christmas speeding clampdown

    Christmas speeding clampdown

    By on Tue 22 Dec 2009

    MOBILE speed cameras will be patrolling ten of the borough's busiest routes during a fortnight of action to combat speeding drivers over the festive period.Officers from the South Yorkshire Safety Camera Partnership will be taking to the streets to carry o

  • Big freeze set to get worse - warning: PICTURES

    Big freeze set to get worse - warning: PICTURES

    By on Mon 21 Dec 2009

    BRACE yourselves—that was the warning being issued to Rotherham folk today with the news that the temperature is going to plummet even further over the next few days.The borough was turned into a winter wonderland over the weekend after several inche

  • Canklow man pulled from blazing kitchen

    Canklow man pulled from blazing kitchen

    By on Mon 21 Dec 2009

    FIREFIGHTERS hailed a Rotherham man a hero after he dramatically rescued his neighbour from a chip pan blaze.Adrian Berridge (26), spotted flames through the kitchen window of the first floor flat on The Maltings in Canklow.He found his neighbour crawling