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Driver (60) killed in collision near Mexborough

Driver (60) killed in collision near Mexborough

Fri 22 Jun 2018

A MOTORIST has died after his pick-up truck collided with a tree yesterday afternoon (Thursday).

  • Pub shut down over violence fears

    Pub shut down over violence fears

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    A ROWDY Rotherham pub with a history of serious crime and disorder has had its licence suspended and could be closed for good.The Wetherby, on Park Hill, Swallownest, has been forced to stop pulling pints after South Yorkshire Police requested a fast-track

  • Clergywoman steps in after pervert rector jailed

    Clergywoman steps in after pervert rector jailed

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    ONE of Britain’s first female clergy has been brought in to “heal the wounds” left by pervert rector Adrian Fereday.Canon Judith Trickett, currently vicar at St Cuthbert’s Church, Herringthorpe, is set to take the reins in the rural

  • Rotherham mum kicks cigarette habit with help of son (4)

    Rotherham mum kicks cigarette habit with help of son (4)

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    A MUM who smoked 20 cigarettes a day has kicked the habit and not smoked for two years using her four-year-old son as motivation.Nicole Shackley (26), of Sivilla Road, Mexborough, had smoked for nine years but decided enough was enough after fearing that s

  • I Love Rotherham Day just one week away

    I Love Rotherham Day just one week away

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    A GROUND-BREAKING initiative in Rotherham has been given a major boost with more of the town’s major players backing the scheme.The South Yorkshire Community Foundation’s I Love Rotherham campaign is encouraging people to show their love for th

  • Bullying probe teacher sacked

    Bullying probe teacher sacked

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    A DEPUTY head teacher sacked for bullying a bulimic colleague who later died now faces being struck off.Moira Ogilvie (39), was dismissed from Rotherham’s High Greave Junior School after bullying allegations were raised at an inquest on eating disord

  • Salute to Rotherham's police heroes: PICTURES

    Salute to Rotherham's police heroes: PICTURES

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    CONSISTENT high standards and outstanding instances of bravery were rewarded at the third Rotherham District Police Awards.Eight awards were handed out and a dozen commendations presented at the Hellaby Hall Hotel ceremony last Wednesday.Supt Andrew Parker

  • Rotherham Giants in charity link

    Rotherham Giants in charity link

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    PROMOTED Rotherham Giants are aiming to do their bit for charity as well as setting their sights on a National League place this summer.Giants have been elevated to the Yorkshire League following a minor restructuring, just one tier below the prestigious N

  • Metro's British title target

    Metro's British title target

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    DETERMINED Rotherham Metro begin their quest for a second British title tomorrow—and aim to put the heartbreak of last year behind them.They compete in the preliminary round at Manchester’s aquatic centre with the target of finishing in the top

  • Booth lands principal job at Virgin Racing

    Booth lands principal job at Virgin Racing

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    MANOR’S John Booth has stepped up to become Virgin Racing’s Team Principal—and he’s also announced plans to launch a GP3 team this year.Booth has replaced Alex Tai at the helm of the new organisation and was previously Virgin's spor

  • Millmoor's a no-go says Stewart

    Millmoor's a no-go says Stewart

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    ROTHERHAM United chairman Tony Stewart says there are too many obstacles in the way of the club making a temporary return to Millmoor.The Millers are due to complete two more full seasons at Sheffield's Don Valley Stadium before their new £20 million

  • Slimathon launched in Rotherham

    Slimathon launched in Rotherham

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    A CHARITY slimathon for Children In Need is being launched in Rotherham this month.The aim of the national event is to give people wanting to lose weight the chance to be sponsored for every pound that they lose helping a worthwhile cause along the way.Ind

  • Town gears up for business awards

    Town gears up for business awards

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    BUSINESSES from across the town centre will come together tomorrow night for an awards ceremony that recognises customer service.The awards, which have been organised by the Act for Rotherham business group in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and R

  • Theft gang arrested after tip-off

    Theft gang arrested after tip-off

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    POLICE have arrested a gang of alleged metal thieves thanks to a call from a member of the public.Officers from the Dearne Safer Neighbourhood Team arrested four men after a call alerted them to a suspected burglary on Queen Street, Goldthorpe, on January

  • Yob tenant loses home

    Yob tenant loses home

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    A NUISANCE council tenant was evicted this week following complaints of aggressive behaviour and use of foul and abusive language. The man, who has not been named, had been a resident of the town's Wharncliffe Flats complex for 25 years but evicted by a Ro

  • Ronnie slams 'spineless' Millers

    Ronnie slams 'spineless' Millers

    By on Wed 03 Feb 2010

    RONNIE Moore blasted a "spineless" performance after seeing Rotherham United suffer a damaging defeat to promotion rivals Bournemouth at Don Valley last night.Lucky to be ahead through a Tom Pope header at half time, Rotherham capitulated in the