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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.

  • BOXING: Doyle guns for first win

    BOXING: Doyle guns for first win

    By on Thu 22 Oct 2009

    FIGHTER Ray Doyle will look to build on a solid return to the ring when he takes on veteran Karl Taylor next week.Doyle drew with Craig Tomes in Doncaster last month when he returned from an eight-year exile and he’ll be confident of overcoming journ

  • Cowboy builders cause homeowners 8-year nightmare

    Cowboy builders cause homeowners 8-year nightmare

    By on Thu 22 Oct 2009

    THREE couples whose dream homes descended into an eight-year nightmare of "cowboy" builders and costly litigation are due more than £100,000 after an Appeal Court ruling.The couples purchased new houses in Cooper Close, Brampton Brierlow, a

  • Moore considers new faces for Millers

    Moore considers new faces for Millers

    By on Thu 22 Oct 2009

     ROTHERHAM United could soon be dipping into the transfer market to re-ignite their promotion push.The Millers slipped out the top three automatic promotion positions in League Two after last weekend's goalless draw against hot favourites Notts County

  • Memories of Rotherham workhouse

    Memories of Rotherham workhouse

    By on Thu 22 Oct 2009

    IT’S A book of desperate and forgotten souls whose lives were spent in grinding poverty, but who made up part of the colourful history of the town.Now the register of births from the feared Rotherham Workhouse is to go on public display.The register

  • Carol faces 'jail' for Rotherham Hospice

    Carol faces 'jail' for Rotherham Hospice

    By on Thu 22 Oct 2009

    A ROTHERHAM charity is looking for volunteers to get locked-up as part of its fund-raising jail break event.The Rotherham Hospice is appealing for supporters to be thrown into Doncaster High Security Prison, on November 24, with only a mobile phone for com

  • MP Denis MacShane at memorial ceremony for Danny

    MP Denis MacShane at memorial ceremony for Danny

    By on Thu 22 Oct 2009

    ROTHERHAM MP Denis MacShane will today  join family and friends of the late Danny Willoughby  at the town's specialist  BreathingSpace centre  to unveil a bench in his memory.The bench has been paid for by donations made by Danny&r

  • Yobs wreck pensioner's 'pride and joy' car

    Yobs wreck pensioner's 'pride and joy' car

    By on Thu 22 Oct 2009

    Vandals have wrecked pensioner Peter Scales' "pride and joy" after their late-night rampage left it a total write-off.While Peter and his wife Patricia slept just yards away, the yobs left his treasured Peugeot Executive a wreck by causing thousa

  • Pink balloon tribute to baby after crematorium row

    Pink balloon tribute to baby after crematorium row

    By on Thu 22 Oct 2009

    Grieving parents Toni and Glyn Connell paid a moving birthday tribute to their tragic baby daughter by gathering friends and family to release dozens of pink balloons in her honour.More than 50 people joined the couple at Rotherham Crematorium to launch a

  • Rotherham pub bars Cancer Research UK collectors

    Rotherham pub bars Cancer Research UK collectors

    By on Thu 22 Oct 2009

    THERE was no room at the inn for shocked supermarket staff who  gave up their Sunday night to collect for a cancer charity.When the 24-strong group, dressed in eye-catching pink tutus, cancer logo T-shirts and pink leggings reached the Masons Arms at

  • Thieves hit BMX champion Dominic's Olympic hopes

    Thieves hit BMX champion Dominic's Olympic hopes

    By on Thu 22 Oct 2009

    MEAN thieves could have stolen a teenage cyclist's Olympic dream after snatching his bike just days before a make-or-break trial.BMX ace Dominic Skidmore (15), has spent the last 12 months training in the wind and rain to prepare for an all-important trial

  • Thieves hit BMX champion Dominic's Olympic hopes

    Thieves hit BMX champion Dominic's Olympic hopes

    By on Thu 22 Oct 2009

    MEAN thieves could have stolen a teenage cyclist's Olympic dream after snatching his bike just days before a make-or-break trial.BMX ace Dominic Skidmore (15), has spent the last 12 months training in the wind and rain to prepare for an all-important trial

  • RSPCA hunt Sitwell rabbit killers

    RSPCA hunt Sitwell rabbit killers

    By on Thu 22 Oct 2009

    Horrified Chris Walker was left "sick to the stomach" when she made a gruesome discovery on her daily walk—a bag full of dead rabbits.Mrs Walker was walking her dog with a friend on the fringes of Sitwell Golf Course on Tuesday morning

  • Go-ahead for Rotherham hydro plant

    Go-ahead for Rotherham hydro plant

    By on Thu 22 Oct 2009

    It's all systems go for plans to build a new eco-friendly water power plant on the banks of the River Don after they were backed by councillors.As reported in last week's Advertiser, the Oxfordshire-based Small Hydro Company wants to install a hydro-electr

  • Fallen lamppost leaves motorist with £1,000 bill

    Fallen lamppost leaves motorist with £1,000 bill

    By on Thu 22 Oct 2009

    SHOCKED driver Nick Gore didn’t see the light as he drove home along a country lane....and ran slap bang into a concrete lamp post sprawled across the road.It left him with a £1,000 damage bill to his black Mazda car, so Nick, with only third p

  • Rotherham ex-miner qualifies as space shuttle pilot

    Rotherham ex-miner qualifies as space shuttle pilot

    By on Thu 22 Oct 2009

    FROM the bowels of the earth to reaching for the stars....that’s the amazing journey of former miner Phil Reeder who has just undergone training as a NASA space shuttle pilot.His remarkable journey into space began in 2004 when he applied to train wi