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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).

  • Work starts on new homes

    Work starts on new homes

    By on Wed 03 Feb 2010

    BUILDING work has begun on seven homes in Rawmarsh—which will replace outdated bungalows which were demolished last year.The seven two- and four-bedroom homes, on Mahon Avenue, will be available for rental once complete later this year.Cllr Shaun Wri

  • OAP's 'life ruined' by vicious attacker

    OAP's 'life ruined' by vicious attacker

    By on Wed 03 Feb 2010

    A PENSIONER who was viciously beaten by a drunken thug is still suffering from the devastating effects of the attack, according to his daughterNathan Gilbank  was jailed for five years  after admitting attacking  defenceless Irvine Rown

  • OAP's 'life ruined' by vicious attacker

    OAP's 'life ruined' by vicious attacker

    By on Wed 03 Feb 2010

    A PENSIONER who was viciously beaten by a drunken thug is still suffering from the devastating effects of the attack, according to his daughterNathan Gilbank  was jailed for five years  after admitting attacking  defenceless Irvine Rown

  • Speed camera locations

    Speed camera locations

    By on Wed 03 Feb 2010

    SPEEDING motorists will be targeted by mobile speed cameras as part of an on-going effort to stamp out dangerous driving.Officers from the South Yorkshire Safety Camera Partnership will patrolling nine of the borough’s busiest routes with the roadsid

  • Man in court on murder charge

    Man in court on murder charge

    By on Wed 03 Feb 2010

    A 32-year-old man will appear in court today charged with the murder of a Polish bakery worker.Hossein Abdollahzadeh, of Maple Road, Mexborough, is alleged to have killed Agnieszka Dziegielewska (30).Her body was discovered in the bathroom of her flat in S

  • Toyota recall 1.8 million cars

    Toyota recall 1.8 million cars

    By on Tue 02 Feb 2010

    TOYOTA have been forced to issue a vast recall of 1.8 million cars after identifying a fault which caused accelerator pedals to stick.Now rigorously tested reinforced pedals will be installed to the effected cars to eliminate the excess friction that may c

  • Rotherham soldier killed in Afghanistan blast

    Rotherham soldier killed in Afghanistan blast

    By Admin on Tue 02 Feb 2010

    ONE of two soldiers killed in Afghanistan yesterday is understood to be from Rotherham.The soldiers from 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment were killed by a roadside explosion while on foot patrol in Helmand province yesterday.Although the pair have not

  • GOLDTHORPE: Meet your police invitation

    GOLDTHORPE: Meet your police invitation

    By Admin on Tue 02 Feb 2010

    GOLDTHORPE residents will be given the chance to meet their local police and councillors during an estate walkabout next week.The Dearne Impact Team will meet outside Dearne Enterprise Centre at 10am next Thursday  before visiting the area around Barn

  • Drunken yob jailed for attack on OAP

    Drunken yob jailed for attack on OAP

    By on Tue 02 Feb 2010

    A DRUNKEN 17-year-old thug has been locked up for five years for a vicious attack on a retired steelworker in his own back garden. Nathan Gilbank set about defenceless Irvine Rowney, (78), after the slightly-built 5ft 7in OAP went out in his slippers to in

  • Millers pull out all the stops

    Millers pull out all the stops

    By on Tue 02 Feb 2010

    ROTHERHAM United are confident that tonight's clash with Bournemouth will go ahead.Ground staff have been pulling out the stops to ensure the playing surface at Don Valley is playable, with mobile heaters brought in from Doncaster Rovers' Keepmoat Stadium

  • Titans defeat 'not acceptable'

    Titans defeat 'not acceptable'

    By on Mon 01 Feb 2010

    TITANS coach Craig West says Rotherham have to hit back immediately from Saturday's defeat against Moseley if they are to avoid being sucked into the relegation scrap.Rotherham went down 19-7 to the Birmingham outfit on Saturday after one of their worst pe

  • Millers stadium plans: Your reaction

    Millers stadium plans: Your reaction

    By on Mon 01 Feb 2010

    Our stories last week about the deal for a new Millers stadium on the former Guest and Chrimes site brought the following reponse from readers. Click here if you would like to add your comments about the new stadium. What Tony Stewart has done, n

  • £2,000 reward to find car arsonists

    £2,000 reward to find car arsonists

    By on Mon 01 Feb 2010

    A CAR company boss has offered a £2,000 reward in a bid to find the arsonists and vandals who heaped £7,000 of misery on him by striking twice inside a week.Three cars went up in flames in the first attack, and a further eight were sprayed with

  • Speed camera locations

    Speed camera locations

    By on Mon 01 Feb 2010

    MOBILE speed cameras will be targeting speeding motorists on six of the borough's busiest routes.Officers from the South Yorkshire Safety Camera Partnership will be taking to the streets to carry out the patrols in the week starting today.The roads subject

  • MP steps up war on sex trafficking

    MP steps up war on sex trafficking

    By on Mon 01 Feb 2010

    TOUGH new curbs to combat sex trafficking are being urged by Rotherham MP Denis MacShane.The MP wants posters in motorway service station highlighting the law on the sex slave trade.He says that adverts should make clear to men they are committing a crime