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Teenage driver stabbed in Wellgate gang attack

Teenage driver stabbed in Wellgate gang attack

Thu 19 Apr 2018

A TEENAGER was pulled from his car, punched in the face and stabbed in the back in Rotherham Town Centre last night (Wednesday), police said.

  • Swinton murder probe: two arrested. VIDEO

    Swinton murder probe: two arrested. VIDEO

    By on Mon 01 Feb 2010

    TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a Polish bakery worker in her bathroom.Agnieszka Dziegielewska (30) was found dead at her home on Horsefair Close, off Temperance Street in Swinton, last Thursday (28).Police arrested a 31-year-old Donca

  • Murder probe launched in Swinton

    Murder probe launched in Swinton

    By on Fri 29 Jan 2010

    A MURDER probe has been launched today after police found a woman’s body in a Swinton flat.She was discovered by officers shortly after 7.30pm yesterday,Thursday (28), following concerns that she had not been seen for some time.The woman, who has not

  • VIDEO: Millers chairman Tony Stewart on club's £20m stadium plans

    VIDEO: Millers chairman Tony Stewart on club's £20m stadium plans

    By on Fri 29 Jan 2010

    MIllers chairman Tony Stewart talks to the Rotherham Advertiser's Gareth Dennison about the £20 million stadium plan planned for the former Guest and Chrimes site. We want to know your views on the plan. Click here to e-mail the editor.Other sta

  • Policeman in court over death by dangerous driving charge

    Policeman in court over death by dangerous driving charge

    By on Fri 29 Jan 2010

    A POLICE officer has appeared in court charged with causing death by dangerous driving when his patrol car hit a pedestrian.Pc David Allen’s vehicle collided with 49-year-old Ian Hambrey on Doncaster Road, Denaby, in March 2009.Allen (34) appeared be

  • CCTV blitz on shoplifters: VIDEO

    CCTV blitz on shoplifters: VIDEO

    By on Fri 29 Jan 2010

    SHIFTY shoplifters have been warned to beware after police launched a new initiative in a bid to cut crime in a Rotherham shopping centre.South Yorkshire Police and Parkgate Shopping World have joined forces to crack down on thieves, as officers are now ab

  • Green belt campaigners vow to oppose stadium

    Green belt campaigners vow to oppose stadium

    By on Fri 29 Jan 2010

    OPPOSITION to the new stadium development has begun to stir, even though planning permission is still some way off.Independent green belt campaigner Michael Sylvester, from Kimberworth, has vowed to oppose the plans as he believes that land-strapped Rother

  • Stadium flooding fears

    Stadium flooding fears

    By on Fri 29 Jan 2010

    FLOODING fears prompted by the waterside location of the proposed new ground will be addressed by the raising of the stadium site’s ground level by a metre.Rotherham United chairman Tony Stewart revealed that preparatory work for the start of buildin

  • Mavis launches Monday nights out in town centre: VOTE

    Mavis launches Monday nights out in town centre: VOTE

    By on Fri 29 Jan 2010

    BAR and club owners in Rotherham are calling on the help of Mavis to breathe fresh life into the town centre and make Monday night the new big night of the week.The Where’s Mavis Monday night relaunch aims to tempt people back into the town with the

  • Millers new stadium reaction

    Millers new stadium reaction

    By on Fri 29 Jan 2010

    ROTHERHAM shoppers were upbeat about the Millers’ return to the town when reporter TAYYAB KHAN visited the town centre yesterday to get their views. Tim Naylor (46), of Rawmarsh, said: "I have been a fan of the club for 40 years and I'm a s

  • £7m revamp for Herringthorpe athletics stadium

    £7m revamp for Herringthorpe athletics stadium

    By on Fri 29 Jan 2010

    ALMOST £7 million could be spent on transforming Rotherham’s main athletics stadium after councillors voted to press ahead with a move to sell the neighbouring land.Rotherham Borough Council has reiterated its intention to sell off the site of

  • Fire Strikes Suspended

    Fire Strikes Suspended

    By on Fri 29 Jan 2010

    SOUTH Yorkshire Firefighters have scrapped the eight day strike which was due to start this morning after the fire authority agreed to refer a dispute over shift changes to national arbitration. The Fire Brigades Union has temporarily suspended all other i

  • Millers £20m stadium deal heralds new era for town

    Millers £20m stadium deal heralds new era for town

    By on Fri 29 Jan 2010

    ROTHERHAM was given a huge shot in the arm this week with the news that the town’s football club is coming home to a new £20 million community stadium just a stone’s thrown from the town centre.In what could prove a massive catalyst for t

  • Stadium leader

    Stadium leader

    By on Thu 28 Jan 2010

    THE news that Rotherham United fans have been longing for has finally hit the doormat and the whole town can now look forward to a bright new dawn.There is already a burgeoning feelgood factor after the torch was lit underneath what will become a beacon fo

  • Rotherham councillor's call to scrap first class travel

    Rotherham councillor's call to scrap first class travel

    By on Thu 28 Jan 2010

    An independent councillor is calling for Rotherham Borough Council to scrap its controversial policy of paying for first-class rail travel for councillors.Cllr Peter Thirlwall will propose a motion to next week’s full council meeting that t

  • Housing bosses deny 'hate list'

    Housing bosses deny 'hate list'

    By on Thu 28 Jan 2010

    HOUSING chiefs have denied managers drew up a “hate list” of workers they wanted to sack as part of job cuts.Bosses at crisis-hit 2010 Rotherham have admitted considering redundancies but dismissed the hit list claims as “scaremongering.&