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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.

  • Millers hoping for a thaw after Dagenham clash put on ice

    Millers hoping for a thaw after Dagenham clash put on ice

    By on Mon 21 Dec 2009

    ROTHERHAM United are hoping that the icy blast subsides in time for their Boxing Day fixture against Darlington to go ahead.A frozen pitch at Don Valley Stadium put paid to Saturday's promotion clash against Dagenham, with match referee Tony Bates calling

  • Rotherham women urged to drink sensibly this Christmas

    Rotherham women urged to drink sensibly this Christmas

    By on Mon 21 Dec 2009

    WOMEN in Rotherham are being urged to get their facts straight about units and alcohol use this Christmas, in a campaign to raise awareness of recommended safer drinking limits.The advice from the Safer Rotherham Partnership is to stick to your daily recom

  • Academy fact-finding mission success

    Academy fact-finding mission success

    By on Mon 21 Dec 2009

    AREA assembly chairman Cllr John Turner has pointed to a neighbouring success story to support controversial plans for Maltby Academy.The move to turn Maltby Community School into an academy sponsored by Rotherham firm U-xplore has split opinion.A school c

  • Welsh coach praises battling Titans

    Welsh coach praises battling Titans

    By on Mon 21 Dec 2009

    TITANS let slip a 13-point lead at London Welsh  to lose their third successive Championship game.   It was only a Herculean fightback by the Londoners that brought a 30-24 win at Old Deer Park. Titans had earlier led through tries from

  • Rotherham leads way on backing international business

    Rotherham leads way on backing international business

    By on Mon 21 Dec 2009

    ROTHERHAM has become the first place in England to join an elite world list as a top business location.The town, just chosen by Rolls-Royce as the location for its Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, joins 15 others recognised internationally a

  • D-day for Millers' stadium site

    D-day for Millers' stadium site

    By on Fri 18 Dec 2009

    ROTHERHAM United expect to know this morning whether they have secured the land for a new stadium.Club officials made a bid for the 12-acre brownfield site at a meeting on Monday and were awaiting a response from the landowners.The Millers have been heavil

  • REVIEW: Snow White, Sheffield Lyceum until January 10

    REVIEW: Snow White, Sheffield Lyceum until January 10

    By on Fri 18 Dec 2009

    MARY, Joseph, baby Jesus, the Three Kings and all those shepherds are all well and good, but when you are seven years old Snow White, Nurse Nellie, Muddles and the seven dwarves can be as much a part of Christmas.Yes, we’re in the panto season and, a

  • Bid to put art and soul into Rotherham town centre: VOTE

    Bid to put art and soul into Rotherham town centre: VOTE

    By on Fri 18 Dec 2009

    AN empty shop unit has been transformed into a work of art as part of a scheme to bring art to the heart of Rotherham town centre.The Shop of Priceless Things can be found on the corner of Howard Street, the former home of Burger King, and was created by v

  • Couple's fury at 200-mile coach marathon

    Couple's fury at 200-mile coach marathon

    By on Fri 18 Dec 2009

    LEGEND says that highwayman Dick Turpin rode the 200 miles from London to York overnight, but a fuming Rotherham couple claim their coach trip was almost as epic.They were left shattered when their round trip to the famous Minster city took a staggering 12

  • Drivers dice with death at level crossing

    Drivers dice with death at level crossing

    By on Fri 18 Dec 2009

    FRUSTRATED motorists are taking chances trying to beat the barriers at a level crossing after often being stranded for up to an hour.The claim comes after rail bosses launched a safety campaign over the Holmes Junction crossing in Psalters Lane—one o

  • Family's anguish as manslaughter trial collapses

    Family's anguish as manslaughter trial collapses

    By on Fri 18 Dec 2009

    THE father of a teenager who died during a late night brawl has spoken of his family’s anger and disappointment after a manslaughter trial fell apart because of a series of blunders.It happened because crucial medical evidence relating to how Kyle Gr

  • Heart attack victim saved by 'angel' passer-by

    Heart attack victim saved by 'angel' passer-by

    By on Fri 18 Dec 2009

    HEART attack victim Charles Blockley owes his life to a May Day miracle and an angel of mercy who happened to be passing by.As Charles collapsed, his 51-year-old son Paul, a trained first aider, told his stunned mother that he thought his father was alread

  • Expert plans school in abandoned store

    Expert plans school in abandoned store

    By on Fri 18 Dec 2009

    A DISUSED Rotherham department store could be turned into a school as part of plans to boost the struggling town centre.The project, which is being considered by Rotherham Borough Council and construction giant Balfour Beatty, has the backing of education

  • Steve's festive climb up Everest

    Steve's festive climb up Everest

    By on Fri 18 Dec 2009

    FAMILY man Steve Loveday will not be home for Christmas—he will be climbing Everest instead.Rather than spending the holiday around the festive tree, married father-of-three Steve will be raising money for charity thousands of miles away on the world

  • MP John Healey made £88,000 on flat deal

    MP John Healey made £88,000 on flat deal

    By on Fri 18 Dec 2009

    WENTWORTH MP and Housing Minister John Healey made a profit of £88,000 from selling his taxpayer-funded second home.Mr Healey sold his subsidised flat in south London for £198,000 in May. He is now renting a £1,250-a-month two-bedroomed f