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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. 

  • Council faces huge bill over Maltby quarry

    Council faces huge bill over Maltby quarry

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    A HOLE in the ground which for years swallowed up tonnes of household rubbish is now set to gobble up a huge chunk of council cash following a shock legal ruling.A judge has told Rotherham council it must foot a staggering £780,608.78 bill after it b

  • Council shortlisted

    Council shortlisted

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    COUNCIL chiefs have been shortlisted for a top award for the way they handled the controversial scrapping of the meals on wheels service. Rotherham Borough Council's Consultation Cafe has been nominated in the regional Making a Difference awards. The counc

  • Old football pictures wanted

    Old football pictures wanted

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    AN historian is appealing for old pictures of Rotherham footballers to help her complete a book into the origins of the game in the town.Patricia Hamilton, from Ferham, has spent the last two years researching the book specific to the period 1870-1880.She

  • Triathletes launch into action

    Triathletes launch into action

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    TRIATHLETES from a new club showed their mettle by braving the elements in their inaugural race.The competitors from Team Manvers, based at the Manvers Waterfront Boat Club at Wath, tackled a three-mile run, ten-mile bike ride and finished off with a one-a

  • Brave Jonathan will be remembered for his smile

    Brave Jonathan will be remembered for his smile

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    AN INSPIRATIONAL teenager who defied doctors to battle his life-limiting illnesses has died at the age of 19, leaving behind a legacy of laughter.Jonathan Whitaker, who was the first patient to stay at Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice, was well-known in th

  • Triple boost for Falcon fighters

    Triple boost for Falcon fighters

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    FIGHTERS from Dinnington’s Falcon Fight Academy built up to a demanding end of the year with three wins at a sell-out show at Doncaster’s Castle Park.Jordan Waring prepared for a tough bout on December 6 by lifting the BFKKO British Cadet Champ

  • Manor back in the points

    Manor back in the points

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    RACER Roberto Merhi took Manor Motorsport back onto the Formula 3 Euroseries podium, with boss John Booth saying: “We’re delighted to be back where we should be.”Competing in Sunday’s penultimate race meeting of the season at Dijon-

  • We must hit back, says Titans star

    We must hit back, says Titans star

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    WING Jon Feeley says Rotherham have to bounce back this week following Friday’s dismal performance at Nottingham.After being out since July following a knee op, Feeley made a welcome return in the second half at Meadow Lane.And he know the Titans hav

  • Under orders for cross country feast

    Under orders for cross country feast

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    ROTHERHAM Schools Cross Country Championships takes place at Herringthorpe next Thursday.It is the second staging of the championship event for both primary and secondary school and involves 16 teams in each race—and around 1,000 athletes on the day.

  • Willett sets sights on Dubai World Championship

    Willett sets sights on Dubai World Championship

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    ROTHERHAM golfer Danny Willett is on course to qualify for the lucrative end-of-season Dubail World Championship despite a late slump in his latest tournament.The 21-year-old sat second going into the final round of the Madrid Masters after a six-under-par

  • Rudeness revs up motorists the most

    Rudeness revs up motorists the most

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    Bad manners have been blamed for numerous road rage incidents by a nationwide campaign urging people to drive better.Boy racers, drivers who don't thank you when you let them out and drivers who show off are the top three types of drivers that AA members m

  • MP's visit to 'smash hit' Aston school

    MP's visit to 'smash hit' Aston school

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    ROTHER Valley MP Kevin Barron will be visiting a "smash hit" of a project at Aston Comprehensive School tomorrow.He will sample the results of an £58.8 million Big Lottery Fund investment into school and community sports facilities in Yorks

  • Excellent rating for Rotherham mental health services

    Excellent rating for Rotherham mental health services

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    Mental health services covering Rotherham have earned a double excellent for the second year running.Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) received the ratings in the NHS annual health check ratings, announced

  • Boston Castle renovation set to start

    Boston Castle renovation set to start

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    Work to prepare one of the town’s most historic landmarks for renovation is set to begin this month.Contractors are about to remove the Victorian extension to Boston Castle, the hunting lodge that sits in Boston Park overlooking the rivers Don and Ro

  • Night of glamour for hospital

    Night of glamour for hospital

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    CALLING all glamour pusses! Fund-raisers for the Rotherham Hospital Charity are putting on an evening of fashion and fine wine.Ladies Night, featuring a fashion show and free glass of bubbly, will take place at The Courtyard in Wickersley on October 21. Da