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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).

  • Head injury killed man in girder tragedy

    Head injury killed man in girder tragedy

    By Naumaan Farooq on Fri 14 May 2010

    A POST-mortem examination has revealed that Rotherham company director Anthony Baines died of a serious head injury after being struck with a metal girder as it was unloaded from the back of a lorry.

  • WHISTON: clean-up planned

    WHISTON: clean-up planned

    By Admin on Fri 14 May 2010

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

  • Former Swinton boxer Ken Wyatt dies at 86

    Former Swinton boxer Ken Wyatt dies at 86

    By Michael Upton on Fri 14 May 2010

    A WELL-known former boxer, serviceman and bouncer has died aged 86.

  • Medical centre parking fury

    Medical centre parking fury

    By Naumaan Farooq on Fri 14 May 2010

    PATIENTS fined for parking illegally in a Rotherham medical centre car park are furious because they say they were not warned about new restrictions.

  • Bolton Bullfrog heads for The Rock

    Bolton Bullfrog heads for The Rock

    By Charles Graves on Fri 14 May 2010

    BERNARD Wrigley is appearing at The Rock @ Maltby at The Wesley Centre in Blyth Road tonight at 8.30pm. Doors open at 7.30pm.

  • VE Day celebrations bring back wartime memories: PICTURES

    VE Day celebrations bring back wartime memories: PICTURES

    By Tom Sharpe on Fri 14 May 2010

    VISITORS to a Rotherham village could be forgiven for thinking that they had stepped back in time after locals turned back the clock to 1945 for their VE Day celebrations.

  • Terrier left to suffer in 'appalling conditions'

    Terrier left to suffer in 'appalling conditions'

    By Admin on Fri 14 May 2010

    CRUEL dog owner Kathleen Smith, who forced her dog to live an “an awful existence,” has been banned from keeping pets for ten years after narrowly avoiding jail.

  • 12-year pet ban on cruel dog owner

    12-year pet ban on cruel dog owner

    By Admin on Fri 14 May 2010

    A CRUEL pet owner who subjected three dogs to “serious neglect and suffering,” resulting in one of them dying of dehydration, has been handed a suspended jail term and banned from keeping animals for 12 years.

  • 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.

  • Jeremy Clarkson on a roll: PICTURES.

    Jeremy Clarkson on a roll: PICTURES.

    By Tom Sharpe on Fri 14 May 2010

    THE Top Gear circus rolled into town this week as former Advertiser reporter Jeremy Clarkson returned to perform one of the show’s famous stunts—in a Reliant Robin.

  • Private sector driving rents through the roof

    Private sector driving rents through the roof

    By Michael JConlon on Thu 13 May 2010

    Sir, In response to letter from the concerned resident from Canklow regarding social housing, may i say the need for social housing is paramount to address the private sector's monopoly driving house prices through the roof giving the private landlord the

  • Murder victim's dad pays tribute to supporters

    Murder victim's dad pays tribute to supporters

    By Phil Turner on Thu 13 May 2010

    THE father of murdered mum Kerry Sneddon has paid tribute to family and friends for all their support in a “time of need.”

  • Minster takes part in festival of faith

    Minster takes part in festival of faith

    By Michele Vincent on Thu 13 May 2010

    Rotherham Minister is playing its part in a festival called Ten Days of Prayer between Ascension Day and Pentecost.

  • Fitness is a question of feeling fruity!

    Fitness is a question of feeling fruity!

    By Amy Parkes on Thu 13 May 2010

    TODAY is Fruity Friday and health experts are hoping to help raise awareness about the benefits of getting your five-a-day.

  • Mixed fortunes for young Jake

    Mixed fortunes for young Jake

    By Paul Rickett on Thu 13 May 2010

    YOUNG racer Jake Cook experienced mixed emotions at the second round of his Formula Ford season at Scotland’s Knockhill circuit, ending the weekend in sixth place in the title race.