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  • Free parking drive to lure shoppers into Rotherham

    Free parking drive to lure shoppers into Rotherham

    By Gareth Dennison on Tue 13 Apr 2010

    A MAJOR initiative to drive up the number of town centre shoppers begins this weekend, with the launch of free parking on Saturdays.

  • Man arrested after 'spade attack'

    Man arrested after 'spade attack'

    By Naumaan Farooq on Tue 13 Apr 2010

    A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 27-year-old man was left in hospital with serious head injuries following an alleged attack with a garden spade.

  • History group meeting

    History group meeting

    By Admin on Tue 13 Apr 2010

    The next meeting of Wath Community History Group is on April 22, at St Joseph’s Hall, Carr Road, Wath, at 7.00 pm.

  • Ronnie rallies troops for Northampton clash

    Ronnie rallies troops for Northampton clash

    By David Beddows on Tue 13 Apr 2010

    ROTHERHAM United go into a promotion six-pointer against Northampton Town tonight under orders to take the initiative.

  • Payback time for young offenders

    Payback time for young offenders

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 13 Apr 2010

    MEMBERS of the public are being given a say in how young offenders can “pay back” their community through unpaid work.

  • A way out of bus 'mess'

    A way out of bus 'mess'

    By Alan Pearman on Mon 12 Apr 2010

    I WONDER if Councillor Stone and Rotherham Chief Executive Martin Kimber were watching BBC Look North on Tuesday?

  • Laugh Out Loud at Sheffield City Hall

    Laugh Out Loud at Sheffield City Hall

    By Admin on Mon 12 Apr 2010

    BRINGING together some of the UK’s hottest comedy talent, Laugh Out Loud returns to shake the Memorial Hall at Sheffield City Hall with laughter when it rocks into town for one night only, on Sunday, May 2.

  • Tivoli Boot Boys set for comeback

    Tivoli Boot Boys set for comeback

    By Admin on Mon 12 Apr 2010

    TIVOLI Boot Boys are set for a double reunion this year, recreating the 60s and 70s skinhead scene—without the violence.

  • Rentals cannot take strain of UK housing shortage

    Rentals cannot take strain of UK housing shortage

    By Admin on Mon 12 Apr 2010

    The UK is in “dire need” of good quality rental accommodation, according to a survey at this year’s annual conference for the lettings industry.

  • Sustainable housing development is welcomed by RICS

    Sustainable housing development is welcomed by RICS

    By Admin on Mon 12 Apr 2010

    Work on a multi-million pound sustainable homes development is set to commence in South Yorkshire following the appointment of house building company, Lovell for the £3.5 million scheme, which involves the delivery of 29 energy-efficient houses, flats and

  • Morecambe v Rotherham: match action

    Morecambe v Rotherham: match action

    By Admin on Mon 12 Apr 2010

    Rotherham United's slump continued with a 2-0 loss at in-form Morecambe. Advertiser photographer Paul Wickson captured the action.

  • Help to get families online

    Help to get families online

    By Admin on Mon 12 Apr 2010

    FAMILIES in Rotherham could be getting online thanks to new grants to help them pay for computer equipment and internet access.

  • Golf day to help dementia sufferers

    Golf day to help dementia sufferers

    By Admin on Mon 12 Apr 2010

    SOUTH Yorkshire charity Lost Chord is teeing off with a charity golf day at one of the region’s most famous championship courses.

  • Get your golden ticket for Chamber's Chocolate Factory

    Get your golden ticket for Chamber's Chocolate Factory

    By Admin on Mon 12 Apr 2010

    TICKETS are selling fast for the Chamber of Commerce’s Rotherham President’s Charity Ball, with over 300 guests already preparing to sample the delights of the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory-themed event.

  • Oil and gas spells opportunity for Rotherham firms - NAMTEC

    Oil and gas spells opportunity for Rotherham firms - NAMTEC

    By Admin on Mon 12 Apr 2010

    THE increase in oil and gas prices could present an opportunity to this region's manufacturers, according to the Special Metals Forum (SMF), which is part of NAMTEC (National Metals Technology Centre), based in Rotherham.