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.
By Michael Upton on Fri 16 Jul 2010
ORGANISERS of a new scheme aimed at attracting more shoppers into Rotherham town centre were celebrating this week after 1,400 people signed up within a week of it being launched.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 16 Jul 2010
AGGRIEVED head teacher David Pridding has called on the Government to tell his pupils why they will continue to be taught in decaying classrooms and below-par buildings.
By Phil Turner on Fri 16 Jul 2010
FIREFIGHTERS have backed South Yorkshire’s fire chief after he warned that lives could be at risk if jobs are axed and stations closed because of drastic budget cuts.
By Phil Turner on Thu 15 Jul 2010
FAMILY and friends of murdered Julie Gallagher are to honour her memory with a sponsored walk to raise money for research into a rare blood disease which she had from birth.
By Amy Parkes on Thu 15 Jul 2010
WORK has started on the first new council houses to be built in Rotherham for 30 years.
By Phil Turner on Fri 09 Jul 2010
COUNCIL chiefs have been accused of wasting public money on a team-bonding trip for teaching staff to Center Parcs—less than a week after slashing £2.5 million from their budget for children and young people.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 09 Jul 2010
The cancellation of a £222m rebuilding programme for Rotherham's secondary schools came as a bombshell this week. Gareth Dennison reports on the reaction.
MALTBY’S controversial academy was Rotherham’s key to the BSF goldmine—but even its rebuild was cast into uncertainty this week.
ROTHERHAM’S trio of Labour MPs have called the axing of BSF “a black day” for education in the borough.
EDUCATION Secretary Michael Gove insists that the coalition Government had no choice but to cancel BSF after being faced with a “desperate mess left by the last administration.”
PLANS to rebuild Aston Comprehensive would have included flood alleviation measures to allay the fears of residents who were washed-out twice in two years.
By Naumaan Farooq on Tue 06 Jul 2010
HUNDREDS of runners took part in a charity run in memory former Brinsworth man Kevin Robinson.
By Phil Turner on Mon 05 Jul 2010
GENEROUS Rotherham transport workers got a real taste of Africa while delivering £900 to help serve up more than half-a-million meals for malnourished youngsters.
By Admin on Fri 02 Jul 2010
COUNCIL officials are courting controversy with plans for a giant salt bunker on the industrial estate where they turfed out an application for a building half the size.
By Phil Turner on Thu 01 Jul 2010
A BIG boost to Rotherham’s regeneration ambitions was received this week with the news that plans for a massive office campus and hotel on the Waverley site will be decided locally.