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Team Katalyst closes following ex-director’s child abuse images conviction

Team Katalyst closes following ex-director’s child abuse images conviction

Thu 18 Jan 2018

THE youth centre co-founded by a man convicted of possessing child abuse images has closed while it works with the council’s safeguarding board.

  • Let's have a night in

    Let's have a night in

    By on Wed 30 Dec 2009

    FESTIVE revellers are choosing to stay indoors and party rather than travel to town centre pubs and clubs, according to business owners and taxi drivers—leading to a series of silent nights over the Christmas period.Wintry weather conditions and plum

  • Couple left shocked after their home is wrongly targeted

    Couple left shocked after their home is wrongly targeted

    By on Wed 30 Dec 2009

    A COUPLE awoke on Christmas Day to find their house plastered with graffiti by a thug wanting to shame a paedophile living nearby.The devastated pair were left feeling vulnerable and exposed after a man walked up to the front of their house on Hoylake Driv

  • Man dies in Edlington crash: victim named

    Man dies in Edlington crash: victim named

    By on Wed 30 Dec 2009

    A 44-year-old man died and two people were left injured after a road accident near Edlington on Tuesday.The man's blue Vauxhall Astra was reported to be travelling on the wrong side of the road away from Doncaster along Broomhouse Lane, police said.It

  • Council under fire over Rotherham's unsalted pavements

    Council under fire over Rotherham's unsalted pavements

    By on Wed 30 Dec 2009

    Shivering Rotherham folk were left slipping and sliding around the borough this week after pavements were left unsalted despite the coldest Christmas in years.Furious residents queued up to air their gritting grumbles about Rotherham Borough Council a

  • Bill shapes up for fight-fest

    Bill shapes up for fight-fest

    By on Wed 30 Dec 2009

    FIGHT fans are in for treat when big-time boxing returns to Magna in February—but it’s doubtful that the showdown between fast-rising Curtis Woodhouse and Stefy Bull will be on the card.Bull recently hinted that he fancied a a potential battle

  • Bug hits Titans' preparations

    Bug hits Titans' preparations

    By on Wed 30 Dec 2009

    ROTHERHAM Titans are fighting a bout of illness in the camp as they prepare for Saturday’s must-win showdown against Nottingham.Four first-teamers have been struck by a bug which has hampered coach Craig West’s selection for the Meadow Lane sid

  • Ronnie's anger over call-off

    Ronnie's anger over call-off

    By on Wed 30 Dec 2009

    RONNIE Moore has slammed the decision to call off Monday's match at Chesterfield.The Millers boss was boarding the bus for Saltergate when news filtered through about the postponement less than three hours before kick-off.Referee Scott Mathieson ruled that

  • Thieves wreak havoc with Tickhill Christmas lights

    Thieves wreak havoc with Tickhill Christmas lights

    By on Wed 30 Dec 2009

    Festive-looking streets were plunged into darkness this week as vandals wrecked wiring linked to outdoor decorations.Police say a number of properties in Tickhill have been targeted since Christmas Eve.All the incidents, which took place in the Wong Lane a

  • Rotherham's big chill to continue into new year

    Rotherham's big chill to continue into new year

    By on Tue 29 Dec 2009

    Rotherham folk are warned to brace themselves for a chilly start to the new year as things show few signs of warming up.Sleet is expected today and tomorrow and sub-zero temperatures are set to continue until the weekend and beyond.Raevellers heading into

  • Rotherham backs flood appeal

    Rotherham backs flood appeal

    By on Tue 29 Dec 2009

    An appeal for funds for flood victims left homeless by floods in Cumbria last month has been set up in Rotherham.Borough Cabinet Member for Housing and Neighbourhoods, Cllr Jahangir Akhtar, has joined forces with the Rotherham Lions Club to raise

  • Top marks for Wentworth school in inspection

    Top marks for Wentworth school in inspection

    By on Tue 29 Dec 2009

    An "outstanding" school had double cause for celebration after achieving two top inspection reports.Wentworth C of E Junior and Infant school won high praise from OFSTED, for their use of specialist teachers as well as the high achievement and pr

  • Frozen off...five times!

    Frozen off...five times!

    By on Tue 29 Dec 2009

    BOTH Rotherham United and Titans fell victim to the Christmas weather with FIVE postponements in just three days.And now the job is to find spare dates in the fixture calendar for the revised fixtures.The Millers' games against Darlington and Chesterfield

  • Fears for apprentices

    Fears for apprentices

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    THE JOBS of two award-winning women apprentices could be on the line at Rotherham's housing organisation.Victoria Dempsey—named as the UK's best female apprentice electrician—and Emma Pryce—one of four finalists in the female plumbing ski

  • Rotherham escapes Arctic blast

    Rotherham escapes Arctic blast

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    ROTHERHAM mostly escaped the worst of the Arctic weather  today with all main roads clear and nearly all bus services running normally.A few problems were encountered on some routes, including services First's 17 and 32, where diversions were in place

  • Haunted by pit tragedy

    Haunted by pit tragedy

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    A PIT disaster immortalised for the "Angel of mercy" will be  remembered by one man as the day he never had time to say goodbye to his dad.Phil Smith always regretted not making up with his dad after a minor fall out before he was kille