Fri 20 Oct 2017
A CABLE car could be part of the answer to Rotherham’s transport difficulties, according to one councillor.
By Phil Turner on Sat 05 Feb 2011
A SWINTON glazing firm has been ordered to pay more than £5,000 for health and safety breaches after an employee was hurt when he fell more than ten feet from an unsafe scaffold.
By Tom Sharpe on Fri 04 Feb 2011
A BURLY security guard described in court as a “teddy bear” and a “gentle giant” bit off part of a man’s ear in an unprovoked attack.
By Admin on Fri 04 Feb 2011
A RETIRED engineer hanged himself aged 83—leaving notes explaining that he could no longer cope with life, an inquest heard.
A PAIR of thieves who caused transport chaos after making off with more than 100 yards of railway signalling cable and selling it for scrap have had their sentences cut on appeal by top judges.
By Phil Turner on Wed 02 Feb 2011
A diver from Rotherham died while exploring a sea wreck after he descended beyond the depths for which he was qualified, an inquest heard.
By Richard Smith on Tue 01 Feb 2011
FINE dodgers are going to be forced to pay up under a new clampdown launched today.
By Admin on Wed 26 Jan 2011
MORE than 2,070 Rotherham viewers were caught watching TV without a licence last year, according to figures released today.
By Amy Westby on Tue 25 Jan 2011
BOROUGH council chiefs are stepping up the fight against blue badge fraud after six more successful prosecutions.
By Naumaan Farooq on Wed 19 Jan 2011
A WOULD-BE thief who suffered a 66,000 volt electric shock while attempting to steal metal from an electricity substation has escaped a spell in jail.
By Phil Turner on Wed 19 Jan 2011
A DRUGS criminal who cowered in his prison cell while inmates rioted around him has had his sentence cut by top judges at the Court of Appeal.
By Phil Turner on Thu 13 Jan 2011
COUNCIL housing firm 2010 Rotherham Ltd has been ordered to pay more than £10,000 after allowing a plumber to be exposed to up to 50 times the legal limit for asbestos.
By Gareth Dennison on Wed 12 Jan 2011
A HAND print lifted from a crime scene has helped bring a robber to justice—five years later.
By Naumaan Farooq on Fri 07 Jan 2011
A SERIAL dumper who piled up five van-loads of rubbish in her garden has been landed with a £660 bill.
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 04 Jan 2011
TWO robbers who forced their victim to hand over his phone and wallet at knifepoint have been jailed.
By Michael Upton on Fri 17 Dec 2010
A KILLER serving life for the savage murder of two elderly Rotherham sisters has had claims that he was the victim of a miscarriage of justice thrown out by top judges.