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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.

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  • Laura murder accused found not guilty

    Laura murder accused found not guilty

    By Phil Turner on Thu 01 Dec 2011

    THE FORMER lover accused of being jointly responsible for the brutal murder of teenage mum Laura Wilson has been acquitted by a jury.

  • Knifeman drunk caught chasing man down street, court told

    Knifeman drunk caught chasing man down street, court told

    By Phil Turner on Fri 25 Nov 2011

    A BARECHESTED drunk ran down a street with a knife in each hand after downing an “explosive” mixture of alcohol, a court heard.

  • Rotherham man's internet sex shame

    Rotherham man's internet sex shame

    By Michael Upton on Wed 16 Nov 2011

    A ROTHERHAM man who had sex with a 15-year-old girl he met on the internet has been jailed.

  • Drink-driver pays the price

    Drink-driver pays the price

    By Michael Upton on Tue 15 Nov 2011

    A MOTORIST who failed to give a breath specimen after being stopped by police has been landed with a £2,015 bill.

  • Ex-policeman jailed for £330m fraud

    Ex-policeman jailed for £330m fraud

    By Michael Upton on Fri 11 Nov 2011

    A former policeman has been jailed for ten years and three months for his part in an attempted £330 million VAT fraud—the largest of its kind in the UK.

  • Appeal court backs Croc-flinging crook

    Appeal court backs Croc-flinging crook

    By Admin on Thu 10 Nov 2011

    A MAN jailed after being accused of throwing a Croc-type shoe at a woman police officer’s chest has had his conviction overturned on appeal by top judges.

  • 14 points on licence, but cabbie still on the road

    14 points on licence, but cabbie still on the road

    By Admin on Wed 09 Nov 2011

    AN UNINSURED taxi driver caught not wearing a seatbelt racked up 14 penalty points—but was spared a ban to save his job.

  • 'Danger to young men' caged indefinitely

    'Danger to young men' caged indefinitely

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 04 Nov 2011

    A SEX beast who twice raped a drunken young man in a Rotherham street is a very real danger to young men, a court heard.

  • 'Man hung himself to be with dead pet'

    'Man hung himself to be with dead pet'

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 04 Nov 2011

    A MAN who was found hanging from a dog leash with the body of his pet in a suitcase nearby left a note reading: "I've gone to be with Beaky."

  • Mystery of decomposing body found in garage

    Mystery of decomposing body found in garage

    By Tom Sharpe on Fri 21 Oct 2011

    A FIREFIGHTER made a grisly discovery as he helped battle a Rotherham blaze . . . parts of a human body.

  • Blue badge cheat fined

    Blue badge cheat fined

    By Michael Upton on Mon 17 Oct 2011

    ILLEGALLY using a blue disabled badge has landed a motorist with a £215 bill as council bosses continued their crackdown on blue badge fraud.

  • Driver cleared over horror smash

    Driver cleared over horror smash

    By Phil Turner on Fri 14 Oct 2011

    A BUS driver has been cleared of causing the death by careless driving after a horror smash in which another bus driver was killed.

  • Dealers in court after man breaks back in showroom plunge

    Dealers in court after man breaks back in showroom plunge

    By Amy Westby on Tue 27 Sep 2011

    TWO car dealers have been fined for health and safety breaches after an employee fell through a roof and broke his back.

  • Report hits out at 'failing' lawyers

    Report hits out at 'failing' lawyers

    By Phil Turner on Mon 19 Sep 2011

    VICTIMS and witnesses of crime in South Yorkshire are being let down because lawyers are making poor decisions and handling cases badly, an inspectors’ report has found.

  • Bootlegger on money-laundering charges

    Bootlegger on money-laundering charges

    By Phil Turner on Tue 13 Sep 2011

    A DINNINGTON man has been given a suspended jail sentence for possessing bootleg cigarettes and money laundering.