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Rotherham man dies after Mt Snowdon fall

Rotherham man dies after Mt Snowdon fall

Thu 22 Feb 2018

A MAN has died after falling 800ft down Mt Snowdon on Saturday.

  • Firefighters rescue child stuck in banister

    Firefighters rescue child stuck in banister

    By on Thu 17 Dec 2009

    FIRE crews were called to a house in Wombwell this morning to help a boy who got his head stuck in a banister.Firefighters from Brampton Fire Station were called to the house on Yvonne Grove at around 7.30am to rescue the 16-month old boy.He had to be

  • Rotherham Lions in flood victims appeal

    Rotherham Lions in flood victims appeal

    By on Thu 17 Dec 2009

    AN APPEAL for funds for flood victims in Cumbria has been set up in Rotherham.Borough Cabinet Member for Housing and Neighbourhoods, Cllr Jahanger Akhtar, has joined forces with the Rotherham Lions Club to raise money.Rotherham Lions Club opened the appeal

  • Knife raid at supermarket

    Knife raid at supermarket

    By on Wed 16 Dec 2009

    A knife-wielding thief escaped with cash after terrorising staff at a supermarket.. Police have  issued an appeal for information about the incident which happened at the Co-op store, Doncaster Road, Goldthorpe, at 7.15pm on Saturday.A

  • Pit plunge victim's family in privacy plea

    Pit plunge victim's family in privacy plea

    By on Wed 16 Dec 2009

    THE funeral of a man who fell 30 feet while working near the bottom of Rotherham's last remaining pit is to take place on Friday in his home village. The service for Jackie Fisher (52), who died at Maltby pit last week, will take place at 10.45am at S

  • Accident verdict on wall plunge prankser

    Accident verdict on wall plunge prankser

    By on Wed 16 Dec 2009

    A CORONER has recorded a verdict of accidental death on a teenage prankster who died after falling from a riverside wall. Joshua Calladine (19) died when he fell from the wall off Don Street in Rotherham in the early hours of July 23 after a night out

  • Optimistic Whitehead aims for return

    Optimistic Whitehead aims for return

    By on Wed 16 Dec 2009

    SKIPPER Mike Whitehead is aiming to return to the Rotherham Titans side as they face his former club London Welsh this weekend.Whitehead was carried off towards the end of Saturday's 15-0 defeat against Bristol after taking a heavy blow on the ankle.But de

  • Historic church windows restored to former glory

    Historic church windows restored to former glory

    By on Wed 16 Dec 2009

    CHURCH leaders left shattered when the historic stained glass windows at South Yorkshire's oldest church were smashed are smiling again after unveiling the stunning replacements—just in time for Christmas.St Peter's Church in Conisbrough was wrecked

  • Rotherham council tax con alert

    Rotherham council tax con alert

    By on Wed 16 Dec 2009

    ROTHERHAM residents have been warned to be wary of conmen who are ringing council tax payers telling them they have won some money back.The Valuation Office Agency, which records council tax and business tax ratings, said residents all over the c

  • Christmas appeal nets 33,000 boxes of joy

    Christmas appeal nets 33,000 boxes of joy

    By on Wed 16 Dec 2009

    KIND-hearted South Yorkshire folk have boxed up a load of kindness to send to needy children this Christmas. Operation Christmas Child is sending over 33,000 shoeboxes full of presents from to children facing difficult lives in several countries. The

  • Help for Rotherham flood victims

    Help for Rotherham flood victims

    By on Tue 15 Dec 2009

    HOUSEHOLDERS in Rotherham hit by flash flooding this year could be eligible for a grant after borough councillors agreed to set up a bad weather payment scheme. If the necessary criteria is met, households across the borough who were flooded in June could

  • Smash victims from Bradford

    Smash victims from Bradford

    By on Tue 15 Dec 2009

    POLICE have revealed that all three men involved in a fatal road smash at the weekend were from Bradford.The men were thrown from a red Toyota Avensis when it failed to negotiate a left-hand turn near to the junction of the A630 Rotherway and its junction

  • Anger at New Year bus fare rise

    Anger at New Year bus fare rise

    By on Tue 15 Dec 2009

    COUNCILLORS are leading protests over a massive hike in First bus fares in the new year. Prices are to rise by well over the rate of inflation, with average fares increasing 7.5 per cent—and some monthly passes jumping nearly nine per centMost single

  • Swinton paedophile's sentence reduced

    Swinton paedophile's sentence reduced

    By on Tue 15 Dec 2009

    A PAEDOPHILE jailed for sex crimes for a second time has won a cut in his sentence at London's Court of Appeal.Shaun Simpson (48), was first sent to prison for two years in 1998 after he admitted four counts of indecent assault on a young girl.However, a s

  • Meet the Millers

    Meet the Millers

    By on Tue 15 Dec 2009

    MILLERS supporters are being invited to go down to club HQ at Mangham House today for a Rotherham United Christmas Spectacular.Adam Le Fondre, Kevin Ellison, Nicky Law and Stephen Brogan will be in attendance (5pm-7pm) to sign presents and it will be an id

  • Man dies in smash

    Man dies in smash

    By on Mon 14 Dec 2009

    A MAN was killed and two others were seriously injured after the car they were travelling in careered off a busy dual carriageway.The three men were thrown from a red Toyota Avensis after it failed to negotiate a left-hand turn near to the junction of the