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Three men hunted over Wickersley kidnapping by 'fake police officer' and bungled Stag bank raid

Three men hunted over Wickersley kidnapping by 'fake police officer' and bungled Stag bank raid

Wed 22 Nov 2017

A ROBBER posing as a police officer kidnapped a woman and her young child before trying to hold up a bank.

  • Titans' key men get international calls

    Titans' key men get international calls

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    TITANS are to lose two key players to international commitments—but the good news is that injured men will return to step into the breach.Tinus Du Plessis’ departure this week to join the Namibian squad will be followed by Adam Kleeberger linki

  • Millers' 18-month search for stadium site ends

    Millers' 18-month search for stadium site ends

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    ROTHERHAM United have finally settled on a site for a new stadium after a painstaking 18-month search.The privately owned piece of land, covering 15 acres, "ticks all the boxes," according to chairman Tony Stewart Speaking to the Advertiser last

  • Civic pride heads to Japan

    Civic pride heads to Japan

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    SALES of the Swindon-built, three-door Civic Type R have begun in Japan, after the first cars were shipped from Southampton last month.A move to sell the hot hatchback in Japan—where only the saloon version of the Civic Type R was sold previously&mda

  • Armed raid at Brinsworth newsagent

    Armed raid at Brinsworth newsagent

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    A GANG fled from a Rotherham newsagents with money and cigarettes after forcing the manager to open the safe during an early morning raid.It was the second time in ten months that GT News on Brinsworth Lane in Brinsworth has been targeted by thieves, who w

  • Jim's wish list is a fund raiser

    Jim's wish list is a fund raiser

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    ADVENTURE-loving granddad Jim Beachill drew up a list of “things to do before I die” when he hit 65–and walking Hadrian’s wall came out top.When grandchildren Jack (12) and ten-year-old Elishia heard of his plans, they begged to be

  • Thief targets Good Samaritan couple

    Thief targets Good Samaritan couple

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    GOOD Samaritans John and Joyce Mason paid a heavy price for helping an old lady in distress–an opportunist thief walked off with their holdall containing £150 worth of property.The Swinton couple were about to drive off on a four day caravan br

  • Players can compete at top level: Maggs

    Players can compete at top level: Maggs

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    NEW player-coach Kevin Maggs says Rotherham Titans have players who can compete at Premiership level.The 35-year-old signed in at Clifton Lane this week and trained with the squad ahead of Saturday's prickly trip to Moseley.Maggs wasn't at last week's trem

  • Crash closes road

    Crash closes road

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    BOTH lanes of a dual carriageway have been closed due to a collision which has left a motorist trapped inside a vehicle.Firefighters from Rotherham Fire Station were working this morning to free the stricken driver who was trapped in the heavily

  • Fire strikes called off

    Fire strikes called off

    By on Wed 04 Nov 2009

    FIREFIGHTERS have called off a raft of strikes announced earlier this week after reaching an agreement over changing shift times.The Fire Brigades Union had previously been locked in a dispute with South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue over a proposed move from

  • Chimney plunge rescue: VIDEO

    Chimney plunge rescue: VIDEO

    By on Wed 04 Nov 2009

    A TOP firefighter has told how crews battled for two-hour s to free a man who had become trapped after falling down a chimney.Incident Commander Neil Hessell was part of the rescue team called to St John's Avenue, Masborough, at around 8.20pm on

  • Road closed after smash

    Road closed after smash

    By on Wed 04 Nov 2009

    POLICE closed one of the main routes into the town following a collision involving a car and a skip lorry.The collision happened at around 8.30am this morning on Warren Vale Road, Rawmarsh, between the Kilnhurst roundabout and the road's junction with

  • New fire brigade strikes condemned

    New fire brigade strikes condemned

    By on Wed 04 Nov 2009

    FIREFIGHTERS have announced another raft of strike dates in protest against shift changes and a threat to sack 744 crew members—but there will be no walkout on Bonfire Night.The new dates, which start at midnight on November 10 (next Tuesday), were a

  • Ronnie looks to cup to boost Millers

    Ronnie looks to cup to boost Millers

    By on Wed 04 Nov 2009

    ROTHERHAM United manager Ronnie Moore seeks an FA Cup tonic for his team's faltering league form when they take on non-league Wealdstone on Sunday.The Millers were booed off by disgruntled supporters at Don Valley Stadium at the weekend after playing out a

  • MoD plea over parcels for soldiers

    MoD plea over parcels for soldiers

    By on Wed 04 Nov 2009

    CHRISTMAS gifts and goodwill parcels for frontline soldiers should be sent via two nominated charities says the Ministry of Defence.The public’s generosity at Christmas has threatened to swamp the system and delay  mail from family and friends o

  • Firefighters douse plan blaze

    Firefighters douse plan blaze

    By on Tue 03 Nov 2009

    FIREFIGHTERS were called to clear a hostel of smoke after a pan fire broke out early last night Residents were evacuated at around 8.50pm after fire broke out in a kitchen and the building, on Queen Street, East Dene, became severely smoke-logged. A team o