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Hundreds of mourners at Rotherham Crem for dad Danny Dix’s funeral

Hundreds of mourners at Rotherham Crem for dad Danny Dix’s funeral

Fri 24 May 2019

HUNDREDS of mourners packed into Rotherham Crematorium this afternoon (Friday) to pay their respects to football-loving Danny Dix as he was laid to rest.

  • Help for stressed out Rotherham workers

    Help for stressed out Rotherham workers

    By on Wed 07 Oct 2009

    ROTHERHAM employers are being encouraged to sign-up to a scheme aimed at improving mental health in the work place.More than 40 of the town's businesses are already taking part in the Mind Your Own Business initiative, which targets employers and individua

  • Independents target Rotherham's 'junket culture'

    Independents target Rotherham's 'junket culture'

    By on Wed 07 Oct 2009

    THE INDEPENDENT movement is gathering pace across Rotherham and is threatening to sweep out the “expenses and junket culture” in the town’s politics, according to independent councillor Peter Thirlwall.      

  • Millers boss looks at fine-tuning

    Millers boss looks at fine-tuning

    By on Wed 07 Oct 2009

    NEW boss Ronnie Moore notched his first win back in charge of promotion-chasing Rotherham United and then predicted they have the potential to become even better.The Millers twice came from behind to win 3-2 at Crewe on Saturday and re-claim second spot in

  • Top award for Rotherham nursery

    Top award for Rotherham nursery

    By on Tue 06 Oct 2009

    A ROTHERHAM nursery is jumping for joy after being recognised at a national awards ceremony.Granby Nurseries, which has four bases in and around Rotherham, is celebrating being rated highly commended at the Nursery World Awards 2009.  The awards recog

  • Catch the Clifton Park express!

    Catch the Clifton Park express!

    By on Tue 06 Oct 2009

    VISITORS to Clifton Park are have been chuffed to find they can tour the recently revamped attraction on a little train.A road train known as Bessie has already proved a big hit with visitors to the 56 acre park—running between the car park, amusemen

  • Police trial BlackBerry crimefighting aid

    Police trial BlackBerry crimefighting aid

    By on Tue 06 Oct 2009

    POLICE in Rotherham have this week kicked-off a series of roadshows aimed at sharing new technology with the public.From November, 600 police officers in the town will be given a hand-held BlackBerry devices, which will allow them to access police records

  • Customers flee as Rotherham post office raided

    Customers flee as Rotherham post office raided

    By on Tue 06 Oct 2009

    CUSTOMERS fled as crowbar-wielding thugs burst into a Rotherham post office and demanded cash today.But the raiders fled empty-handed after quick-thinking staff at the post office in Bawtry Road, Wickersley, locked themselves behind a glass screen and call

  • Maltby by-election results

    Maltby by-election results

    By on Tue 06 Oct 2009

    THE empty seats at Maltby Town Council have now been filled after the votes were counted from last Thursday's by-election.Jon Carratt (The Labour Party) and David James Brennan (Independent Person) will fill the vacant positions left by Alex and Lynn Laird

  • Airlift accident victim 'stable'

    Airlift accident victim 'stable'

    By on Tue 06 Oct 2009

    A 79-year-old woman who was air-lifted to hospital after a collision involving a car is in a "stable" condition.Police closed Bawtry Road, Wickersley, at around 9.50am yesterday after the elderly pedestrian was struck by a car as it reversed

  • Wath flats plan rejected

    Wath flats plan rejected

    By on Tue 06 Oct 2009

    REVAMPED plans for two blocks of flats have been booted out by planners despite efforts to make them less of a blot on the landscape.Rotherham Borough Council has refused for a second time Wath Developments’ application to build 26 flats in two two-s

  • RONNIE OFF THE WIN MARK

    RONNIE OFF THE WIN MARK

    By on Tue 06 Oct 2009

    RONNIE Moore voiced his delight after scoring his first win on his return as Rotherham United manager on Saturday.The Millers twice came from behind to win 3-2 at Crewe with Kevin Ellison and Adam Le Fondre pulling the scores level before substitute Drewe

  • Write a poem and win Millers tickets

    Write a poem and win Millers tickets

    By on Tue 06 Oct 2009

    BUDDING poets are in with a chance of winning tickets to see the Millers in action this month.As part of a major fire safety initiative warning children of the dangers of fireworks, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue have teamed up with Rotherham Un

  • Fitness league celebrates

    Fitness league celebrates

    By on Mon 05 Oct 2009

    WOMEN from the Rotherham Fitness League are gearing up to celebrate the organisation's 75th anniversary.Formerly known as the Women's League of Health and Beauty, the group has been up and running since 1934 and has branches across the world.To mark the mi

  • Rotherham rape unit set up

    Rotherham rape unit set up

    By on Mon 05 Oct 2009

    A SPECIALIST unit set up to investigate rape and sexual assaults and give support to victims will "go live" in Rotherham next week.The dedicated centre, based at Maltby Police Station, is aimed at stream-lining the way that sexual offences are in

  • Air ambulance airlifts Tickhill crash victim to hospital

    Air ambulance airlifts Tickhill crash victim to hospital

    By on Mon 05 Oct 2009

    AN elderly woman was airlifted to hospital by the Yorkshire Air Ambulance after suffering life-threatening injuries in a car crash in Tickhill, Rotherham.The 72-year-old, from Maltby, was in the back of a silver Ford Focus which careered off the road and h