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  • Kidney donor Chris's 10k fundraising challenge eight weeks after surgery

    Kidney donor Chris's 10k fundraising challenge eight weeks after surgery

    By Naumaan Farooq on Fri 30 Apr 2010

    A YOUNG man who saved his dying father by donating a kidney is to keep on giving by running a 10k race less than eight weeks after surgery.

  • Sex game trial: ignore 'deviance', jury told

    Sex game trial: ignore 'deviance', jury told

    By Phil Turner on Fri 30 Apr 2010

    JURORS in a sex game murder trial have been told by a defence lawyer to ignore their own views on sexual behaviour when they retire to reach a verdict.

  • Katie gives up prize for Bluebell Wood

    Katie gives up prize for Bluebell Wood

    By Admin on Fri 30 Apr 2010

    POORLY youngsters are set to benefit from the kindness of a young Rotherham Advertiser Clipper Club member after she donated her prize tickets to Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.

  • Teams ready for Charity Cup shootout

    Teams ready for Charity Cup shootout

    By Paul Rickett on Fri 30 Apr 2010

    ROTHERHAM’S oldest surving junior club will look to lift the town’s oldest trophy when Monday’s Charity Cup Final is fought out.

  • Toseland double delight

    Toseland double delight

    By Paul Rickett on Fri 30 Apr 2010

    BATTLING James Toseland put in his best shift of the season by taking a double podium in Assen—despite more niggles with his Yamaha bike.

  • Giants ready for start

    Giants ready for start

    By Paul Rickett on Fri 30 Apr 2010

    AMBITIOUS Rotherham Giants kick off their new Rugby League Conference season tomorrow—and club chairman Chris Bell reckons it’ll be one of the toughest challenges the club has faced.

  • Reject unwanted title

    Reject unwanted title

    By Admin on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    Sir—I have just received a leaflet asking me to support the Labour candidate in the Wickersley ward and vote for Sue Ellis, yet two years ago she was removed from the council by the voters of the Wickersley ward and replaced by Cllr Martin Parker, a Conser

  • A grim situation

    A grim situation

    By Admin on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    Sir—Yesterday's Yorkshire was a place where you could wander out at night without being in fear, where women could walk through parks without feeling threatened and where respect was something that people earned and showed.

  • Fear of losing seats

    Fear of losing seats

    By Admin on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    Sir—I wonder if your readers have noticed how the focus of the Labour and Conservative parties in Rotherham has changed recently.

  • Resistant to change

    Resistant to change

    By Admin on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    Sir—There is an old adage that you can take a horse to water but you can't make it drink!

  • Support of judiciary

    Support of judiciary

    By Admin on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    Sir—In response to Mr Duff (see Advertiser letters, April 23) may I say I believe that the rise in anti-social behaviour that he complains of is largely attributable to the softly-softly approach to discipline and the erosion of the concept of personal res

  • John Healey put in the hot seat by students

    John Healey put in the hot seat by students

    By Amy Parkes on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    YOUNG filmmakers at a Rotherham school put John Healey under the spotlight this week as part of their media project.

  • Volvo battles nature to end motorists' hay fever hell

    Volvo battles nature to end motorists' hay fever hell

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    Volvo battles nature to end motorists hay fever hell

  • Collection for The Footballers' Battalion at Millers' match

    Collection for The Footballers' Battalion at Millers' match

    By Paul Rickett on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    A BUCKET collection will be held at the Millers v Crewe match at Don Valley Stadium on Saturday in aid of the planned new memorial dedicated to the memory of the 17th Middlesex Battalion—The Footballers' Battalion.

  • Attempted cable theft causes train chaos

    Attempted cable theft causes train chaos

    By Phil Turner on Thu 29 Apr 2010

    AN attempted theft of cable from a railway line outside Mexborough train station caused chaos on the network on Wednesday.