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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).

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  • LETTER: Labour should be ashamed of dreadful day centre decision

    LETTER: Labour should be ashamed of dreadful day centre decision

    By READER on Thu 31 May 2018

    WHEN the Conservatives shut down the Sheffield steel industry I retrained (EU-funded) to do social work at college.

  • LETTER: Council tax discount should be increased

    LETTER: Council tax discount should be increased

    By READER on Tue 15 May 2018

    SINCE 1993 Rotherham Residents have seen single person’s Council Tax discount frozen at 25 per cent — that discount has been the same for 25 years.

  • LETTER: Thanks for 30 years of hospice shows

    LETTER: Thanks for 30 years of hospice shows

    By READER on Tue 15 May 2018

    MAY I, through your column, give my sincere thanks and appreciation to all the people who have helped and supported myself and Terry over the years to raise money for the Rotherham Hospice.

  • Beast from the East reader picture special

    Beast from the East reader picture special

    By Dave Poucher on Fri 02 Mar 2018

    Our chief photographer Dave Poucher has picked his top five pictures for our online Beast from the East picture special. It’s not been an easy decision but here they are. Thank you once again for sending us your pictures they were all brilliant!

  • READERS' PICTURES: Snowmen

    READERS' PICTURES: Snowmen

    By Admin on Fri 02 Mar 2018

    A round-up of our readers best snowmen pictures

  • LETTER: The Big ‘C’ Crises

    LETTER: The Big ‘C’ Crises

    By READER on Thu 01 Mar 2018

    MY name is Kirk and I am in Rotherham as an amateur poet. I thought you may be interested in a poem I wrote concerning the recent Kentucky Fried Chicken crisis.

  • LETTER: Time to find out how material can be re-used

    LETTER: Time to find out how material can be re-used

    By READER on Thu 01 Mar 2018

    I HAVE noted over the last few weeks the letters in your newspaper from other readers about the reluctance of Rotherham MBC to do kerbside collections of plastic waste (these collections have now been agreed).

  • LETTER: Time to look after our planet

    LETTER: Time to look after our planet

    By READER on Tue 13 Feb 2018

    RE the claim that bin men leave litter on the road, I wonder if it’s because of the way people recycle paper etc.

  • LETTER: Funny side of a fall

    LETTER: Funny side of a fall

    By READER on Tue 13 Feb 2018

    YOU have had lots of letters about people falling down and others helping.

  • LETTER: Anti-litter team should follow refuse collectors

    LETTER: Anti-litter team should follow refuse collectors

    By READER on Tue 23 Jan 2018

    I REFER to your excellent article in January 5 edition and suggest that if the anti-litter team followed the refuse collectors, particularly on blue bag and box collection days, the fines that could be issued to these litterers would mean that there is no need to increase the council tax.

  • LETTER: Bring back the pub piano

    LETTER: Bring back the pub piano

    By READER on Tue 23 Jan 2018

    MUSIC plays a big part in our lives, whether it be in the past or here in the present day.

  • LETTER: Quality of Labour councillors leaves lot to be desired

    LETTER: Quality of Labour councillors leaves lot to be desired

    By READER on Wed 17 Jan 2018

    SOME of the residents at Windy Lodge at Aughton would like to thank the UKIP councillor for the Holderness ward Mick Elliot, who was made aware of the problem of paths that needed gritting in order for residents to access the centre and to be able to get to the Post Office for their pensions etc.

  • LETTER: Lack of common sense

    LETTER: Lack of common sense

    By READER on Wed 17 Jan 2018

    THE other week when visiting Aston Leisure Centre my wife slipped slightly in the car park.

  • LETTER: Why do we need SYPTE?

    LETTER: Why do we need SYPTE?

    By READER on Wed 17 Jan 2018

    THERE were no buses on Boxing Day in Rotherham, except for the X1.

  • LETTER:  Lack of common sense

    LETTER: Lack of common sense

    By READER on Tue 09 Jan 2018

    THE other week when visiting Aston Leisure Centre my wife slipped slightly in the car park.