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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.

  • Maggs signs in at Lane

    Maggs signs in at Lane

    By on Tue 03 Nov 2009

    FORMER International Kevin Maggs has kicked off his coaching career at Rotherham Titans - but head coach Craig West says he won't drop straight into playing action.Maggs, who spent an influential two months at Titans last season, has returned to the club -

  • Witness plea over fatal M1 accident

    Witness plea over fatal M1 accident

    By on Tue 03 Nov 2009

    POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 65-year-old man died in an accident on the M1 motorway.The pensioner's Skoda Fabia hatchback had come to a halt in the inside lane of the southbound carriageway, half a mile after junction 33, when it was struck b

  • Chris named Rotherham's Young Entrepreneur of the Year

    Chris named Rotherham's Young Entrepreneur of the Year

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    YOUNG businessman Chris Wright has been named Rotherham’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2009.Chris (22) launched his own company, IT Desk, in 2006 after becoming interested in information technology while studying for his GCSEs.His company offers sm

  • Railway walk invitation

    Railway walk invitation

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    PARTICIPANTS in a special railway walk taking place this weekend are promised extensive views across the Don Valley along the route.People have the chance to put their best foot forward on the walk on November 7, which will start from the Chapel on the Bri

  • Free classes to improve workers' fitness

    Free classes to improve workers' fitness

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    EMPLOYEES in the Dearne Valley are being offered free fitness classes to promote a healthy lifestlye.The 25-week course is being run by Dearne Valley Sports, in conjunction with Rotherham Primary Care Trust and is available to people of all ages and abilit

  • Man dies in M1 tragedy

    Man dies in M1 tragedy

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 65-year-old man was killed on the M1 motorway.The pensioner, believed to be from Sheffield, had pulled his car onto the hard shoulder of the southbound carriageway, near to junction 33, when it was struck by a van

  • Masbrough man rescued after falling down chimney

    Masbrough man rescued after falling down chimney

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    A MAN who was seen walking along the roof of a terrace houses sparked a two-hour rescue operation after he fell down a chimney.Witnesses told how the man, in his thirties, had been walking along the row of properties on St. John’s Avenue, Masborough,

  • Driver trapped in van smash

    Driver trapped in van smash

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    FIREFIGHTERS had to prise open the doors of a van to rescue the driver after it it hit a lamppost and wall.The crew from Mexborough were called to the incident, on Lime Grove, Swinton, at around 8pm last night, and were forced to pull the driver&rsquo

  • Race for Life smashes target

    Race for Life smashes target

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    THE organisers of this summer's Race for Life in Rotherham are delighted that the event smashed its target.The Cancer Research UK fund-raiser, held at Herringthorpe playing fields on July 5, has so far brought in £151,585 for the charity—well e

  • Railway walk

    Railway walk

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    A NINE-mile railway walk starting in Rotherham is being held on Saturday. Walk promoter, Stuart Parker, of the Ramblers' Association said: "It will start from the Chapel on the Bridge, and will be an interesting linear walk along public footpaths

  • TRAFFIC UPDATE: M1 delays clear

    TRAFFIC UPDATE: M1 delays clear

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    Traffic is reported to be flowing normally again after delays between junctions 31 (Aston) and 30 (Barlborough) caused by an accident earlier today.

  • West delight after Titans' win

    West delight after Titans' win

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    COACH Craig West praised his Rotherham Titans side after Saturday's 29-20 win over Cornish Pirates at Clifton Lane.Titans had to be at their best to overcome the powerhouse full-time Camborne side, especially in a battling second half as the irates despera

  • Dire Millers face boos

    Dire Millers face boos

    By on Mon 02 Nov 2009

    ROTHERHAM United were booed off at Don Valley Stadium on Saturday as their poor form continued with a goalless draw against Aldershot Town.Many of the crowd of just over 3,000 vented their frustration at half time and full time of a dire League Two encount

  • Supporters sing for their supper at Blitz Ball: SLIDESHOW

    Supporters sing for their supper at Blitz Ball: SLIDESHOW

    By on Fri 30 Oct 2009

    SUPPORTERS of a Rotherham charity took a step back in time as they enjoyed a 1940s-themed Blitz Ball.Dressed to impress in wartime uniforms and glamorous headscarves, last Friday’s celebration was the first of its kind for the Rotherham Hospice.Organ

  • Rawmarsh calendar girls strike a pose for charity:PICTURES

    Rawmarsh calendar girls strike a pose for charity:PICTURES

    By on Fri 30 Oct 2009

    Check out these Christmas calendar girls! The big-hearted group of friends are following in the footsteps of the Rylstone WI members made famous by a nude charity calendar by launching their own festive version.Photographed by Shirley Sayles, the calendar