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From Canada to the Colliery — world-leading firm moves to former Maltby pit creating dozens of jobs

From Canada to the Colliery — world-leading firm moves to former Maltby pit creating dozens of jobs

Thu 18 Apr 2019

A WORLD leading auctioneer from Canada has made the former Maltby Colliery site its UK headquarters.

  • Ambulance crew attacks up

    Ambulance crew attacks up

    By on Mon 30 Nov 2009

    VIOLENT assaults on ambulance staff in South Yorkshire reached 15 last year.They were among 51 violence-related incidents in total on ambulance crews across Yorkshire.Figures released on attacks on NHS staff have shown a slight upturn in the number of repo

  • Gallery's treasures on show

    Gallery's treasures on show

    By on Mon 30 Nov 2009

    ROTHERHAM Art Gallery is hosting the Art Treasures exhibition where the best of around 3,000 items from the borough's fine art collection are now on show.  The exhibition explores the range of Rotherham's hidden artistic treasures, many of which have

  • Rotherham child dies of swine flu

    Rotherham child dies of swine flu

    By on Mon 30 Nov 2009

    A CHILD from Rotherham is among three people who have died from swine flu in South Yorkshire. Health officials confirmed that the virus was a “contributory factor” in the death of the youngster as well as that of another child and an adult

  • Denis MacShane backs domestic violence campaign

    Denis MacShane backs domestic violence campaign

    By on Mon 30 Nov 2009

    ROTHERHAM MP Denis MacShane has backed a Government pilot scheme that aims to help women who suffer from domestic violence.The proposed plan is to help female victims in the home who, because of their immigration status, cannot access safe housing and supp

  • Children in Need: SLIDESHOW

    Children in Need: SLIDESHOW

    By on Fri 27 Nov 2009

    GENEROUS Rotherham folk turned out to raise money for Children in Need this week and our photographers were on hand to record their efforts. Have you got a picture you'd like to share? Click here to e-mail your jpegs.  

  • Motorists being 'milked' over parking fines

    Motorists being 'milked' over parking fines

    By on Thu 26 Nov 2009

    PARKING fines have become a cash cow for Britain’s councils, which raked in more than £328 million last year.Now Town Halls have been accused of cashing in on the motorist as parking tickets become a “massive money-making industry.”

  • The curse lives on...

    The curse lives on...

    By on Thu 26 Nov 2009

    DENE managed to sell 3,000 copies of his debut novel without an agent or celebrity status and is launching his second book this week. He was overwhelmed by the success of Unlucky Alf, which followed the story of Alf Hart growing up during tumultuous,

  • Now it's Dr James Toseland

    Now it's Dr James Toseland

    By on Thu 26 Nov 2009

    SUPERBIKE star James Toseland this week laid claim to Valentino Rossi’s title. But even though it won’t be on track, the 29-year-old from Kiveton can now officially be called doctor—world champion Rossi’s nickname—after r

  • Mum calls for son's case to be re-opened

    Mum calls for son's case to be re-opened

    By on Thu 26 Nov 2009

    THE family of a young Rotherham man whose body was found in a river seven years ago this week, are calling on police to reopen his case. South Yorkshire Police’s cold case review team are being urged by relatives of Glynn Bower (20), to look at

  • Mum gives birth in Rotherham hospital corridor

    Mum gives birth in Rotherham hospital corridor

    By on Thu 26 Nov 2009

    NEW mum Andrea Rawson’s baby daughter was delivered in a hospital corridor by her mother after a last minute dash to the labour suite ended a lift ride away from medical help. The 36-year-old mum of four was just yards from Rotherham General Hos

  • Bus shelter yobs banished . . . for now

    Bus shelter yobs banished . . . for now

    By on Thu 26 Nov 2009

    RELIEVED residents living near to a bus stop which has become a regular haunt of teenage gangs and a target for vandalism have praised measures that may have brought an end to the problem. But this week it emerged that the removal of the bench and&nbs

  • Charity cheat steals old folks' Christmas

    Charity cheat steals old folks' Christmas

    By on Thu 26 Nov 2009

    THIS IS the man who stole the old folks’ Christmas—and then walked free from court.Charity cheat Victor Goodyear pocketed £1,570 from a kitty set up by the elderly to pay for trips, including a Christmas dinner, after winning their trust

  • Alf's not for sale says Ronnie Moore: VOTE

    Alf's not for sale says Ronnie Moore: VOTE

    By on Thu 26 Nov 2009

    ROTHERHAM have fired a warning to clubs who have targeted livewire striker Adam Le Fondre, saying: “He’s going nowhere!” And he won’t be allowed to move—under Football League regulations—even if a lucrative offer wa

  • Ten out of ten for community safety team

    Ten out of ten for community safety team

    By on Thu 26 Nov 2009

    ROTHERHAM’S community safety team were given ten out of ten when they paid a visit to Gordon Brown.Steve Parry, the borough council’s Neighbourhood Crime and Justice Manager and Jackie Roper, a Community Safety Officer, were invited to 10 Downi

  • Carrie's life-changing jungle adventure

    Carrie's life-changing jungle adventure

    By on Thu 26 Nov 2009

    A BEAUTICIAN has returned home after a “life-changing” stint  looking after orphans in the Philippine jungle.Carrie Platts (36), of Whiston, spent five weeks living in a bamboo hut with no running water while caring for four babies abandon