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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.

  • £700,000 to be spent on overweight fire engines

    £700,000 to be spent on overweight fire engines

    By on Thu 28 Jan 2010

    FOUR “overweight” fire engines which have sat idle for two years since being bought for more than £500,000 each are to go on a £700,000 “diet” to get them fit for the road.The Combined Aerial Rescue Pump (CARP) vehicles

  • Buses may go back to public control

    Buses may go back to public control

    By on Thu 28 Jan 2010

    BUS services in most of Rotherham could be brought back under public control within three years, according to transport chiefs.If the move, including regulated routes and fares, goes ahead £50 million would be ploughed into a new fleet of the latest

  • Tite success for Natalie

    Tite success for Natalie

    By on Thu 28 Jan 2010

    HARRIER Natalie Grant has set her sights on more success after a history-making win in the weekend’s Northern Cross Country Championship. The Kimberworth ace crossed the line to take to title at Blackburn’s Witton Park to notch the Herringthorp

  • Coldwell chases more glory

    Coldwell chases more glory

    By on Thu 28 Jan 2010

    FIGHT mentor Dave Coldwell aims to add to a catalogue of titles tonight—and will then switch his attention to helping steer David Haye towards the first defence of his world heavyweight championship.Rotherham promoter and trainer Coldwell will be in

  • Titans face must-win game

    Titans face must-win game

    By on Thu 28 Jan 2010

    IF ever there was a game Titans need to win, it’s tomorrow’s acid test against Moseley.The midlanders currently sit precariously perched in fifth-from-bottom slot, six points ahead of Rotherham, who have a game in hand. It’s a lifeline ch

  • Stadium work set for August start

    Stadium work set for August start

    By on Thu 28 Jan 2010

    ROTHERHAM United hope to start building their new stadium as early as August if the planning process goes to schedule.With the Guest and Chrimes site on Don Street having been secured, the project has cleared its first hurdle and chairman Tony Stewart and

  • Ronnie: exciting times ahead

    Ronnie: exciting times ahead

    By on Thu 28 Jan 2010

    MANAGER Ronnie Moore says the Millers' new stadium will help propel the club into a new era—and he wants to be part of it.If chairman Tony Stewart has his way, the team will be playing in the Championship by the time the stadium is built in two years

  • Wandering Woody find his way home

    Wandering Woody find his way home

    By on Thu 28 Jan 2010

    AN ADORED family cat who went missing almost a year ago gave the Jones family the surprise of their lives when he wandered back home this week.Now the delighted family is asking if anyone knows where Woody has been for the last 12 months.The Joneses, of Wi

  • School pilots GCSE module on Miners' Strike

    School pilots GCSE module on Miners' Strike

    By on Thu 28 Jan 2010

    STUDENTS at a Rotherham secondary school are studying a GCSE module on the 1984 Miners’ Strike and it is hoped that others will follow suit.Mexborough School is the first in Rotherham to pilot a course dedicated to the strike and the aim is to educat

  • Own goal for police officers

    Own goal for police officers

    By on Thu 28 Jan 2010

    POLICE officers delivering crime prevention leaflets scored an own goal when they were spotted leaving them hanging out of letter boxes.Eagle-eyed Tory councillor Tony Mannion was outraged when he spied police officers and PSCOs delivering the Crimestopper

  • Deadline approaches to vote for your top shop

    Deadline approaches to vote for your top shop

    By on Thu 28 Jan 2010

    THERE are just hours to go before the deadline to cast your vote for your favourite town centre shop.Voters have until midnight TONIGHT—Friday, January 29—to pick a top shop and give them a chance of being crowned Shoppers Choice at the ACT for

  • Car crash victim named

    Car crash victim named

    By on Thu 28 Jan 2010

    The  23-year-old man who died after his car left the road and hit a wall has been named as Robert David Crook, of New Meadows, Rawmarsh.The incident happened at around 4.20am, on Tuesday, on Rotherham Road at Parkgate opposite the DFS showroom.Tw

  • Football club secures stadium site

    Football club secures stadium site

    By on Wed 27 Jan 2010

    ROTHERHAM United Football Club have secured the site for a new stadium after a painstaking search.As strongly rumoured, the former Guest and Chrimes Foundry site on Don Street is the choice for the planned new 12,000 to 15,000 seater stadium.Chairman Tony

  • Missing Wallet

    Missing Wallet

    By on Wed 27 Jan 2010

    THE OWNERS of a pub in Rotherham are appealing to the owner of a wallet that was left behind over Christmas.A black leather wallet was found on Christmas Day at The Cavalier in Ravenfield.The credit card sized wallet had a number of old photographs in it,

  • Drugs discovered at Thurnscoe home

    Drugs discovered at Thurnscoe home

    By on Wed 27 Jan 2010

    A MAN has been cautioned after police officers discovered two ounces of cannabis at his Thurnscoe home.Officers from the Safer Neighbourhood Team executed a drugs warrant at the Houghton Road property on Monday morning (26).The 23-year-old was warned that