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Killer driver jailed for ten years for manslaughter

Killer driver jailed for ten years for manslaughter

Tue 16 Jan 2018

A DISQUALIFIED driver who ran over a 37-year-old man during an altercation has been jailed for ten years.

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  • Open letter from Rotherham Council leader Roger Stone

    Open letter from Rotherham Council leader Roger Stone

    By Roger Stone on Fri 04 Feb 2011

    In this open letter to readers, Cllr Roger Stone, leader of Rotherham Borough Council, spells out how the authority is tackling funding cuts and its aims for the coming months.

  • Time for an English parliament

    Time for an English parliament

    By David Miller on Fri 04 Feb 2011

    Sir— I feel I must respond to Norman Duff’s comments regarding an English parliament, (See Advertiser 4th February).

  • Time for change at Maltby Town Council

    Time for change at Maltby Town Council

    By Keith Duckmanton on Wed 02 Feb 2011

    THERE have been two councillors on Maltby Town Council who resigned or were voted off through non attendance at meetings over the last SIX months.

  • Save our libraries!

    Save our libraries!

    By Peter Smith on Tue 01 Feb 2011

    Sir, this Saturday (5th February) sees a national Save Our Libraries day of action. Events in neighbouring authorities have shown how passionate people are about their library service, in the face of swingeing cuts.

  • Council inaccuracies

    Council inaccuracies

    By Valerie Sheldon-Ennis on Mon 31 Jan 2011

    Sir-- I respond to Cllr Jepson's diatribe, see Advertiser 28 January. Cllr Jepson attempts to say that Cllr Thornton's letter contains a number of inaccuracies in regard to the parish precept. Cllr Jepson has attended the majority of council meetings. I su

  • Looking for Patrick Kilgallen.

    Looking for Patrick Kilgallen.

    By David Challoner on Mon 31 Jan 2011

    Sir--I''m sure you get lots of letters from people trying to trace relatives,well here is another. I have just been on Facebook looking for Patrick Kilgallen.It came up with BBC Archives from WW2. Patrick Anthony Kilgallen.

  • Disappointed at teachers' strike

    Disappointed at teachers' strike

    By James Smith on Mon 31 Jan 2011

    Sir, With regard to the teacher’s strikes at Rawmarsh Community School,l I am starting to wonder if any of those teachers on strike really do care for the education of their own students.

  • Petrol prices: it's the ordinary people who end up paying

    Petrol prices: it's the ordinary people who end up paying

    By Liam Bradshaw on Fri 28 Jan 2011

    Sir--The rise in fuel prices is not going to cut fuel consumption at all.

  • Why Rawmarsh teachers are on strike

    Why Rawmarsh teachers are on strike

    By Admin on Wed 26 Jan 2011

    Sir--I am a teacher at Rawmarsh community school and a member of the NUT and would like to point out that we are striking for the following reasons.

  • We need facts, not fiction . . .

    We need facts, not fiction . . .

    By S Thornton on Wed 26 Jan 2011

    Sir—I must correct the inaccurate statements of Robin Stonebridge (see Advertiser letters, January 21).

  • Attacks on councillors unwarranted

    Attacks on councillors unwarranted

    By Jo Burton on Tue 25 Jan 2011

    I am sorry to see that Cllr Thornton has once again written a letter personally attacking councillors, both borough and parish.

  • We losing our identity

    We losing our identity

    By David Miller on Tue 25 Jan 2011

    Sir-- I have just returned from an apointment at Rotherham General Hospital and I have to ask, has the world gone mad?

  • Stop these benefit cheats

    Stop these benefit cheats

    By Andrew Green on Mon 24 Jan 2011

    I have recently been approached by a family friend regarding tax credits.

  • Dangers of academy schools

    Dangers of academy schools

    By Cllr Jane Austen on Mon 24 Jan 2011

    Sir--Your articles in last week’s edition highlight the current turmoil within the Education Sector.

  • Moorgate 'desecrated' by ugliness and scars

    Moorgate 'desecrated' by ugliness and scars

    By Philip Moss on Sat 22 Jan 2011

    Sir-- Re the Uglification of Moorgate and Rotherham. I can’t think of better word for the developments that have scarred Moorgate in recent years.