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VIDEO AND PHOTO GALLERY: Smoke billows from scene of Dalton blaze

VIDEO AND PHOTO GALLERY: Smoke billows from scene of Dalton blaze

Fri 17 Nov 2017

THIS was the dramatic scene as a huge fire lit up the night sky in Dalton.

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  • Hopes of Rotherham green belt reprieve

    Hopes of Rotherham green belt reprieve

    By Michael Upton on Wed 26 May 2010

    CONTROVERSIAL plans to build up to 3,600 new homes on Rotherham’s green belt could be dead in the water under the new Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition.

  • D-day for Ulley wind farm

    D-day for Ulley wind farm

    By Tom Sharpe on Wed 26 May 2010

    A DECISION will be made today over plans to build six giant wind turbines on a stretch of the borough’s green belt.

  • We want All Saints site to go green NOW!

    We want All Saints site to go green NOW!

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 21 May 2010

    CRUSADING traders are demanding that the former All Saints’ Building site is transformed into a town centre green space—sooner rather than later.

  • Kids' fact-finding tour of giant Drax power station

    Kids' fact-finding tour of giant Drax power station

    By Tom Sharpe on Wed 19 May 2010

    ROTHERHAM schoolchildren got a close-up view of one of the country's largest power-generating plants when they visited the giant Drax power station.

  • 50,000 eels released at Old Moor

    50,000 eels released at Old Moor

    By Michael Upton on Tue 18 May 2010

    THOUSANDS of slippery customers were spotted in Rotherham this week as 50,000 young eels took to the water at a nature reserve.

  • YES! for £350m 'jewel in the crown'

    YES! for £350m 'jewel in the crown'

    By Michael Upton on Tue 18 May 2010

    A TRAIL-blazing £350 million leisure complex hailed as “the jewel in Rotherham’s crown” has been given renewed backing after planners gave it the thumbs-up for the second time.

  • WHISTON: Rotary Club plans play area clean-up

    WHISTON: Rotary Club plans play area clean-up

    By Admin on Mon 17 May 2010

    A COMMUNITY clean-up operation at a village play area has been planned for later this month.

  • We need wind farm to help save Renishaw Hall - owners

    We need wind farm to help save Renishaw Hall - owners

    By Tom Sharpe on Fri 14 May 2010

    THE owners of green belt land near Ulley where a controversial wind farm could be built have told campaigners that they need the money the development would bring to maintain a 17th century Renishaw Hall.

  • Ulley wind farm would be 'a risk to health' - claim

    Ulley wind farm would be 'a risk to health' - claim

    By Tom Sharpe on Mon 10 May 2010

    CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans for a wind farm in Ulley, Rotherham, have been backed by a couple battling in the High Court against a a similar development near their Lincolnshire home

  • Fears for future of historic Masbrough Chapel

    Fears for future of historic Masbrough Chapel

    By Naumaan Farooq on Fri 07 May 2010

    CAMPAIGNERS are up in arms at the news that the 18th century Masbrough Chapel could be auctioned for a fraction of the £125,000 it sold for a decade ago.

  • Fury over nightmare neighbours

    Fury over nightmare neighbours

    By Michael Upton on Fri 07 May 2010

    THIS was the disgusting scene left behind after a family of nightmare neighbours did an overnight flit, leaving piles of foul-smelling rubbish behind.

  • Mourners 'too scared' to visit Wickersley cemetery

    Mourners 'too scared' to visit Wickersley cemetery

    By Gareth Dennison on Thu 06 May 2010

    DRUNKENNESS, dog fouling and even footballs hitting gravestones are among the “horrendous” problems which have outraged mourners at a cemetery.

  • Early bird invitation to catch South Yorkshire's dawn chorus

    Early bird invitation to catch South Yorkshire's dawn chorus

    By Admin on Wed 05 May 2010

    NATURE lovers are being invited to set their alarm clock for an early start to enjoy the dawn chorus in two South Yorkshire woods.

  • Campaign against YES! project stepped up

    Campaign against YES! project stepped up

    By Michael Upton on Mon 03 May 2010

    GREEN belt campaigners are urging councillors to say “No to Yes” and throw out plans for the £300 million YES! Project in the Rother Valley.

  • VIDEO: Blackburn Meadows transformed

    VIDEO: Blackburn Meadows transformed

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 02 Apr 2010

    THE absence of the iconic cooling towers on the Tinsley skyline may still be the most visible difference, but a dedicated team of volunteers is ensuring there are changes at ground level too.