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Parkgate nursery shut down by Ofsted for six weeks

Parkgate nursery shut down by Ofsted for six weeks

Fri 23 Feb 2018

A NURSERY has been temporarily shut down by Government inspectors after concerns were raised about its ability to keep children safe – just days after police were called to the site.

  • Jordan eyes bike big time

    Jordan eyes bike big time

    By on Thu 11 Feb 2010

    TEENAGE talent Jordan Watling is going full throttle to reach the bike racing big league in 2010.The 18-year-old enters this year's Thundersport 600 Championship as the series favourite after an encouraging 2009.Jordan finished sixth in the Thundersport 50

  • Thousands at Magna for disabled fair: PICTURE GALLERY

    Thousands at Magna for disabled fair: PICTURE GALLERY

    By Michael Upton on Thu 11 Feb 2010

    SUMO wrestlers, football stars, magicians, musicians and circus performers were all on hand to put on a spectacular show this week at an event with a difference.

  • Murder suspect cell death: inquest opens

    Murder suspect cell death: inquest opens

    By on Thu 11 Feb 2010

    POLICE investigating after a man charged with the murder of a Rotherham bakery worker was found hanged in his prison cell said yesterday that there were no suspicious circumstances.Hossein Abdollahzadeh, of Maple Road, Mexborough, was found unconscious in

  • Players are behind me, declares Millers' boss

    Players are behind me, declares Millers' boss

    By on Thu 11 Feb 2010

    MILLERS boss Ronnie Moore has rubbished claims he doesn't have the support of his players—and urged his critics to stop sniping and get behind the team.There have been suggestions that Moore, in charge for only four months, has "lost the dressin

  • We've let boss down, says Harrison

    We've let boss down, says Harrison

    By on Thu 11 Feb 2010

    RONNIE Moore shouldn't be left to shoulder the blame when things go wrong for the Millers, insists midfielder Danny Harrison.Despite the morale-boosting win over Dagenham, the 27-year-old admits that the players have let the boss down in recent matches by

  • Road debris protest at Rotherham council meeting: GIVE YOUR VIEWS

    Road debris protest at Rotherham council meeting: GIVE YOUR VIEWS

    By on Thu 11 Feb 2010

    AN angry councillor arrived with a surprise delivery at a full council meeting—debris from a road repair.Conservative councillor Tony Mannion hit out at the ruling Labour group as he handed over the package from the damaged road outside his Rotherham

  • Rotherham councillor urges more British-born Imams: VOTE

    Rotherham councillor urges more British-born Imams: VOTE

    By on Thu 11 Feb 2010

    A ROTHERHAM councillor this week expressed fears that out-of-touch leaders in Britain’s mosques could be fostering young extremists.Cllr Mahroof Hussain has called for more British-born Imams in Rotherham’s mosques in a bid to understand the pr

  • In pictures: Act for Rotherham business awards

    In pictures: Act for Rotherham business awards

    By on Thu 11 Feb 2010

    TOWN centre traders enjoyed a celebration of excellent customer service at the first Act for Rotherham Business Awards. Following a short-listing process, 62 businesses went head-to-head in 13 categories and the winners were announced at the event at

  • In pictures: Act for Rotherham business awards

    In pictures: Act for Rotherham business awards

    By on Thu 11 Feb 2010

    TOWN centre traders enjoyed a celebration of excellent customer service at the first Act for Rotherham Business Awards. Following a short-listing process, 62 businesses went head-to-head in 13 categories and the winners were announced at the event at

  • Town celebrates I Love Rotherham Day

    Town celebrates I Love Rotherham Day

    By on Thu 11 Feb 2010

    IS IT a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s our very own Mr Rotherham, fighting to raise much-needed money for the town’s worthy causes.The superhero, known locally as Cllr Jahangir Akhtar, is one of many people across the town coming together today

  • CCTV bid to trace Maltby firebugs

    CCTV bid to trace Maltby firebugs

    By on Thu 11 Feb 2010

    CCTV footage is being viewed in an attempt to identify arsonists who torched a car parked outside a pub.Police have begun investigating the blaze which happened near to the Lumley Arms pub, off Tickhill Road, Maltby, at around 8.30pm on Sunday night.F

  • Bid to identify garage body

    Bid to identify garage body

    By on Thu 11 Feb 2010

    A POST MORTEM examination will be carried out  later today in an attempt to determine the identity of human remains found in a burning garage.A pathologist will also be hoping to establish the cause of death .Firefighters discovered the remains w

  • Bid to identify garage body

    Bid to identify garage body

    By on Thu 11 Feb 2010

    A POST MORTEM examination will be carried out  later today in an attempt to determine the identity of human remains found in a burning garage.A pathologist will also be hoping to establish the cause of death .Firefighters discovered the remains w

  • Washer sparks fire drama

    Washer sparks fire drama

    By on Thu 11 Feb 2010

    FIREFIGHTERS have urged people to exercise caution when doing their laundry—after a washing machine went up in flames.A family fled their home on Green Lane, Rawmarsh, when the daily cycle was consumed by smoke and flames shortly after 6pm on Sunday&

  • Thieves steal guide dog's kennel

    Thieves steal guide dog's kennel

    By on Thu 11 Feb 2010

    THIEVES who stole guide dog’s kennel from a blind man are being hunted by police.Officers have issued an appeal for information after the 54-year-old, from Conisbrough, reported that the four panels and a gate that make up the special dog run had bee