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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).

All posts matching tag: Environment

  • Call for more action on wildlife

    Call for more action on wildlife

    By Michael Upton on Mon 01 Nov 2010

    ECO-friendly folk are being urged to think green by backing a call for the Government to help wildlife in an ambitious new way.

  • Family fun at wind farm open day

    Family fun at wind farm open day

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 28 Oct 2010

    Families breezed in to a special open day yesterday to introduce a community to a new wind farm.

  • Dog mess costs owner £140

    Dog mess costs owner £140

    By Michael Upton on Wed 20 Oct 2010

    A BRAMLEY man has been fined after being convicted of not picking-up after his dog.

  • Row brews over farmhouse conversion plan

    Row brews over farmhouse conversion plan

    By Gareth Dennison on Thu 07 Oct 2010

    A CONTROVERSIAL proposal to convert an 18th century farmhouse into flats will go before planners next week.

  • £350 fine for dropped receipt

    £350 fine for dropped receipt

    By Gareth Dennison on Wed 06 Oct 2010

    A COURT ordered a litterbug to pay nearly £350 for dropping a receipt in a car park.

  • Wind farm halted by security breach

    Wind farm halted by security breach

    By Admin on Fri 01 Oct 2010

    ELECTRICITY generation at the borough’s first wind farm has been stalled amid a security and health and safety scare.

  • Council's recycling chief goes on the bins

    Council's recycling chief goes on the bins

    By Tom Sharpe on Wed 22 Sep 2010

    COUNCIL waste boss Mark Thompson could not be accused of wasting his time behind a desk this week after hitching a ride on a dustin lorry for a day.

  • Nominations sought for Stan Crowther award

    Nominations sought for Stan Crowther award

    By Admin on Mon 20 Sep 2010

    ARCHITECTS and builders are being urged to enter projects for an environmental award.

  • Council: 'Buy your own bin'

    Council: 'Buy your own bin'

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 17 Sep 2010

    Council bosses hope to save almost £90,000 a year by charging residents for wheelie bins.

  • Duckweed alert on canal

    Duckweed alert on canal

    By Amy Parkes on Wed 15 Sep 2010

    BRITISH Waterways and Rotherham Council are out in force this week in a bid to tackle invasive duckweed

  • Can you help solve mystery of Roman fort?

    Can you help solve mystery of Roman fort?

    By Admin on Fri 03 Sep 2010

    ARCHAEOLOGIST John Wild has spent decades trying to unravel the 2,000-year-old mystery of a Roman fort in Rotherham. Now 87 and partially handicapped, he can no longer dig himself and has asked the Advertiser to help find the solution. Here, he explains w

  • Rare bumblebee found in Rotherham churchyard

    Rare bumblebee found in Rotherham churchyard

    By Amy Parkes on Fri 03 Sep 2010

    A NATURE enthusiast has discovered a rare bumblebee in a Rotherham conservation area.

  • Graveyard headstones to be tested for safety

    Graveyard headstones to be tested for safety

    By Michael Upton on Thu 02 Sep 2010

    COUNCIL bosses are warning people with relatives buried in Rotherham’s churchyards and cemeteries that they will be testing headstones for safety later this month.

  • New homes plan for Manvers

    New homes plan for Manvers

    By Gareth Dennison on Tue 17 Aug 2010

    A PLAN for 62 waterside homes has been submitted—part of a development masterplan for Manvers.

  • Housing plan for 160-year-old pub

    Housing plan for 160-year-old pub

    By Gareth Dennison on Tue 17 Aug 2010

    A PLANNING application has been submitted for permission to turn a boarded-up pub into housing.