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Two arrested in Wickersley kidnap and attempted Stag bank raid investigation

Two arrested in Wickersley kidnap and attempted Stag bank raid investigation

Thu 23 Nov 2017

DETECTIVES investigating a kidnap and attempted robbery of a bank by a fake police officer and a gang of masked men have made two arrests.

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  • Concern at level of cuts

    Concern at level of cuts

    By Dawn Richards on Tue 19 Oct 2010

    As a parent and a tax payer in South Yorkshire, I am worried about the level of cuts we are facing in services following cutbacks in Government spending to be announced tomorrow

  • Denis MacShane is innocent until proven otherwise

    Denis MacShane is innocent until proven otherwise

    By Steve Parkin on Mon 18 Oct 2010

    Whatever criticism people are going to level at Denis MacShane, we should note that he has been elected with a large majority by the Rotherham electorate FIVE times, and so far hasn’t been questioned or charged with any offences at all.

  • Time to kick them out

    Time to kick them out

    By Admin on Thu 14 Oct 2010

    Sir, in the week that another Labour 'casualty' of the MPs Expenses Claims, hits the headlines (MPs' expenses: Margaret Moran may be fifth MP to face court), we now hear that Rotherham’s own MP Dennis McShane has been reported to the police for his account

  • Big success for Jeremy's favourite charity

    Big success for Jeremy's favourite charity

    By Norman Lawrence on Mon 11 Oct 2010

    Sir—A very successful evening was held at the Carlton Park on Saturday last, when The Jeremy Beadle Morthyng Memorial Trust held its annual quiz party hosted by George Layton.

  • LETTER: Well done to our Commonwealth heroes

    LETTER: Well done to our Commonwealth heroes

    By Jan Cole on Fri 08 Oct 2010

    Sir, Why are we so poor at celebrating local sporting success?

  • Winners and losers on child benefit

    Winners and losers on child benefit

    By Councillor Thomas Fenoughty on Tue 05 Oct 2010

    Sir, It was distressing yesterday to read in a national newspaper the sob-story of a lady who is losing her child benefits.

  • Unappetising thought

    Unappetising thought

    By Des Buckley on Mon 04 Oct 2010

    Sir, Regarding the sale of halal meat, I find the thought of unwittingly consuming meat from animals that have been slaughtered in this most barbaric manner most repulsive.

  • Why we should all be using cloth nappies

    Why we should all be using cloth nappies

    By Mrs L Cain on Thu 30 Sep 2010

    Sir - I just wanted to write in support of the comments made by Ann Roche in her letter "Reduce and Reuse" (see Advertiser, September 24th).

  • We need an alternative to capitalism

    We need an alternative to capitalism

    By Neil Adshead on Tue 28 Sep 2010

    Sir, Forget the whole media talk of ‘Red Ed’ and the whole Labour conference, before the result of the Labour leadership we had the Liberal Democrats Conference where last we had the government’s business secretary Vince Cable talking up the faults of capi

  • Only independents can restore pride

    Only independents can restore pride

    By Michael Conlon on Sat 11 Sep 2010

    Sir -In response to Mr Platt not standing for next election, you claim you support New Labour. Are you proud of the mess they left us in after years following Tory policies?

  • Lack of buses making life difficult

    Lack of buses making life difficult

    By Chris Wheeler on Sat 11 Sep 2010

    Sir-I recently moved to Rockingham and was disappointed to say the least by the lack of public transport to Rotherham town centre.

  • Do not fall for lies

    Do not fall for lies

    By J Richardson on Wed 08 Sep 2010

    Dear sir, The final sentence of Jimmy Reid's historic speech - “We are not rats” – given to Glasgow University (1972)- is: “It’s a goal worth fighting for.”

  • Local jobs for local people

    Local jobs for local people

    By Michael Conlon on Tue 07 Sep 2010

    Sir, I welcome the news that 47 new houses have been funded to go ahead. Will Rotherham Borough Council ensure that building companies use local labour direct and don't use employment agencies to recruit labour.

  • Time to go, Mr Kimber

    Time to go, Mr Kimber

    By John Simons on Mon 06 Sep 2010

    Dear Sir, I recently moved away to work, but still like to keep in touch with friends in Rotherham and I receive a copy of the Advertiser through the post.

  • Stinking wheelie bins a health hazard

    Stinking wheelie bins a health hazard

    By Howard Jones on Sun 05 Sep 2010

    This two-week collection is surely a health hazard.