Fri 30 Oct 2020
A £143 MILLION national inquiry into grooming gangs has been called a “self-serving PR exercise” by MP Sarah Champion, who is a core participant in the research.
By David Parker on Fri 30 Oct 2020
A DRONE pilot who interupted Rotherham United’s derby game against Sheffield Wednesday has been identified — but police have not arrested the culprit.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 30 Oct 2020
OBJECTORS have warned of a “highways disaster” in the making after 450 homes on former greenbelt land were recommended for approval by RMBC.
A LORRY was deliberately set alight in Maltby yesterday (Thursday).
FRAUD officers have warned residents across South Yorkshire to beware of a telephone scam involving Amazon vouchers.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 29 Oct 2020
AN ARMED robber was given six years’ jail after three incidents including a knife raid on a post office.
By Gareth Dennison on Wed 28 Oct 2020
THREE Rotherham parks won Green Flag awards — the quality mark for green spaces.
By David Parker on Wed 28 Oct 2020
A DAD-of-two who bombarded his ex-partner with phone calls and messages after he was banned from speaking to her has avoided time in jail — due to delays in the case.
By Chloe West on Tue 27 Oct 2020
A HEALTHY 38-year-old man who feared he would die after being struck down with Covid-19 urged people to “wake up and realise the virus is real”.
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 27 Oct 2020
SILVERWARE and jewellery including an Omega watch were taken in a daytime burglary at Firbeck.
FOOTBALLING legend David Seaman is calling on his hometown of Rotherham to achieve its goal of kicking down and reducing the risk of Covid-19 in a video message that will tour the borough this week.
By David Parker on Mon 26 Oct 2020
A MAN has denied six attempted kidnaps and is due to stand trial for the offences next year.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 26 Oct 2020
A MAN tried to escape through an upstairs window when police arrived to find 200 cannabis plants.
A 30-year-old man died after a single-vehicle crash at Todwick.
By Chloe West on Mon 26 Oct 2020
ROTHERHAM Town Hall will be lit up purple this week to raise awareness, funds and support to end polio.
A BMW was set alight in Dinnington in the early hours yesterday (Sunday).