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PICTURED: Prince of Wales visits Manvers 999 base to fire up trust

PICTURED: Prince of Wales visits Manvers 999 base to fire up trust

Fri 16 Feb 2018

THE Prince of Wales met young people this morning at Dearne Fire Station who have turned their lives around with help from his charity, The Prince’s Trust. 

  • MP's surgery date

    MP's surgery date

    By on Thu 10 Dec 2009

    ROTHERHAM MP Denis MacShane will be holding his last constituency surgery of 2009 tomorrow.The surgery takes place at Rotherham Town Hall between 9.30am and 10.30am.From next month, Dr MacShane's regular constituency surgeries will be changing to a new ven

  • Apprentices get to grips with industry

    Apprentices get to grips with industry

    By on Thu 10 Dec 2009

    A GROUP of apprentices got the chance to go behind the scenes and see specialist engineering techniques first hand.The nine students, who are part of the New Era Apprenticeship programme with Brinsworth Training, were given the insight on a trip to DavyMar

  • Cash boost for Rotherham dog rescue

    Cash boost for Rotherham dog rescue

    By on Thu 10 Dec 2009

    AN ANIMAL charity has been given an early Christmas present in the form of an £800 grant.Rotherham Dog Rescue was one of ten charities across South Yorkshire and Derbyshire to be selected for a share of £10,000 cash boost.Rotherham Organisation

  • NAMTEC joins nuclear centre team

    NAMTEC joins nuclear centre team

    By on Thu 10 Dec 2009

    A TRAINING and information organisation has been hand-picked to become a founder member of the town's new Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre which was announced last week.Rotherham's National Metals Technology Centre (NAMTEC) will provide techn

  • Pupils stop out for charity

    Pupils stop out for charity

    By on Thu 10 Dec 2009

    THOUGHTFUL pupils got out their walking boots and stepped up to raise £789 for two worthwhile causes.Youngsters from Northfield Lane Primary School in Wickersley took part in a sponsored walk and decided to share the money between the school and Hist

  • Town Hall to close for nine months

    Town Hall to close for nine months

    By on Thu 10 Dec 2009

    ROTHERHAM Town Hall will be off limits to the public from next week as it undergoes months of renovation. The building will shut for nine months next Friday, December 18, to bring it up-to-date and make it more accessible to the public.During the closure p

  • Rawmarsh filmmakers honoured

    Rawmarsh filmmakers honoured

    By on Thu 10 Dec 2009

    STARS from a Rotherham learning centre walked down the red carpet to scoop a gong at the National Schools Film and Animation Awards. Staff and students from the Rawmarsh City Learning Centre in Rotherham were among the winners at the ceremony at the B

  • Christmas fires warning

    Christmas fires warning

    By on Thu 10 Dec 2009

    FIREFIGHTERS have warned householders that they are 50 per cent more likely to die in an accidental house fire during the Christmas period than at any other time of the year.South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue is holding displays, fire safety talks and communi

  • Millers extend Gary Roberts' deal

    Millers extend Gary Roberts' deal

    By on Thu 10 Dec 2009

    ROTHERHAM United have extended midfielder Gary Roberts' contract until the end of the season.The former Crewe and Yeovil play maker signed for the Millers in November on a one-month deal and has impressed enough to have his deal extended.An ex-England yout

  • Maltby pit tragedy 'human error' - firm

    Maltby pit tragedy 'human error' - firm

    By on Wed 09 Dec 2009

    THE EMPLOYERS of a man who died at Maltby Colliery have said he fell 30ft while working at the bottom of a mine shaft.Jackie Fisher (52), was pronounced dead after emergency crews and a specialist mines and rescue team were called to the pit in Maltby at a

  • Christmas fun: SLIDESHOW

    Christmas fun: SLIDESHOW

    By on Wed 09 Dec 2009

    ROTHERHAM has been gearing up for Christmas and Advertiser photographers Ian Townsley, Kerry Beddows and Dave Poucher have been recording the fun.Click here to buy Advertiser pictures. 

  • Advertiser carol concert: SLIDESHOW

    Advertiser carol concert: SLIDESHOW

    By on Wed 09 Dec 2009

    ROTHERHAM Minster was packed for the tenth annual Advertiser Carol concert. The 350 people present were treated to festive musical offerings from the Rotherham Youth Orchestra, conducted by David Lever, the Wickersley St Albans choir, conducted by Ann

  • Furious Moore cancels players' day off

    Furious Moore cancels players' day off

    By on Wed 09 Dec 2009

    ANGRY Rotherham United manager Ronnie Moore has cancelled the players' day off in the wake of their FA Cup defeat at Luton Town last night.The out-of-sorts Millers were humbled 3-0 by the non-leaguers at rainy Kenilworth Road in the second-round repla

  • Pit plunge death probe

    Pit plunge death probe

    By on Wed 09 Dec 2009

    A POST-MORTEM examination was due to be carried out today on the body of a worker who is believed to have been killed in a fall down a Rotherham pit shaft.Jackie Fisher (52) was pronounced dead after emergency crews and a specialist mines and rescue team w

  • Festive feel for Swinton bus station

    Festive feel for Swinton bus station

    By on Wed 09 Dec 2009

    A BUS station waiting room has been given a sprinkling of Christmas cheer thanks to a borough council grant.For the first time, Swinton Transport Interchange will have its own Christmas tree.The Christmas dream was turned into reality by Cllr Ken Wyatt, us