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  • Moore praises Le Fondre double whammy

    Moore praises Le Fondre double whammy

    By on Wed 25 Nov 2009

    RONNIE Moore was quick to praise hit-man Adam Le Fondre after Rotherham United climbed into the automatic promotion rankings with Tuesday's 2-0 win over Lincoln City.Le Fondre scored two stunners, one in each half, to light up an awful night at Don Valley

  • Rotherham man in court over shooting

    Rotherham man in court over shooting

    By on Tue 24 Nov 2009

    A ROTHERHAM man has appeared at court in connection with an attempted murder at Wombwell at the weekend. Nathan Brittle (22), of Herringthorpe, was arrested after a 41-year-old man was shot in the head on Sunday night. Brittle appeared at Barnsley Magistra

  • Town unites for Christmas appeal

    Town unites for Christmas appeal

    By on Tue 24 Nov 2009

    BIG-hearted people across the town are joining forces to help bring Christmas cheer to Rotherham’s needy children and families.For the fourth year running, Rotherham Children and Young People's Services and Rother FM are launching an appeal to provid

  • Rotherham scouting stalwart Tony Hawkins dies

    Rotherham scouting stalwart Tony Hawkins dies

    By on Tue 24 Nov 2009

    SCOUTING chief Anthony (Tony) Hawkins who went along to his son's cub group to give a first aid lesson, but ended up staying with the scout movement for 35 years, has died aged 65. Tony reached the rank of Assistant District Commissioner and received

  • Chloe wins Advertiser's Yorkshire's Got Talent final

    Chloe wins Advertiser's Yorkshire's Got Talent final

    By on Tue 24 Nov 2009

    SIXTEEN stage struck hopefuls wowed a packed audience in the finals of the Advertiser’s Yorkshire’s Got Talent last night. They sang their way into the hearts of a cheering 200-strong crowd who were left in no doubt that Yorkshire was burs

  • Judge warns Poppy Day flasher

    Judge warns Poppy Day flasher

    By on Tue 24 Nov 2009

     A MAN who sparked outrage on Remembrance Day by flashing from a window as the parade passed by has been warned he could face jail.Ricky Lee Robey (20), of Morrell Street, Maltby, pleaded guilty to outraging public decency when he appeared at Rotherha

  • Horror smash victim still fighting for life

    Horror smash victim still fighting for life

    By on Tue 24 Nov 2009

    A 22-year-old car passenger is still fighting for his life after a crash in Treeton on Sunday afternoon in which ten people were injured.The man, who was travelling in a Corsa which collided with a Nissan Terrano carrying six children and two adults, is in

  • OFSTED praises 'outstanding' Thurcroft primary school

    OFSTED praises 'outstanding' Thurcroft primary school

    By on Tue 24 Nov 2009

    INSPECTORS who found a primary school to be "outstanding" have described its recent improvements as "nothing short of remarkable."The Willows School, Thurcroft, was given Ofsted's top rating during its latest inspection by Ofsted 

  • VIP chef cooks lunch for Bluebell Wood hospice

    VIP chef cooks lunch for Bluebell Wood hospice

    By on Tue 24 Nov 2009

    STAFF, parents and youngsters at a children's hospice were in for a treat when an extra special visitor cooked up a storm at lunch time.The Mayoress of Rotherham, Miss Wajida Naseem and two volunteers cooked  y lunch for everyone at Bluebell Wood Chil

  • Rundle poised for debut

    Rundle poised for debut

    By on Tue 24 Nov 2009

    NEW signing Adam Rundle will go straight into Ronnie Moore's squad for tonight's League Two game against Lincoln City at Don Valley.And the Rochdale winger has revealed how best mate Adam Le Fondre helped talk him into signing the deal.The 25 year old join

  • £860,000 expansion at Rawmarsh learning centre

    £860,000 expansion at Rawmarsh learning centre

    By on Tue 24 Nov 2009

    WORK has started on an £860,000 extension at a community education centre which will be the home of a photography studio and computer suite.The new facility will be based at the Rawmarsh City Learning Centre (CLC) which provides a variety of learning

  • Strike hits Dearne Valley buses

    Strike hits Dearne Valley buses

    By on Mon 23 Nov 2009

    BUS drivers at Stagecoach's depot in Rawmarsh are on strike today in a row over pay, with further walkouts planned for the next two Mondays.The action means a reduced service in the north Rotherham Dearne Valley area.Drivers at the Stagecoach depot in

  • Two fight for life after 10-casualty Treeton horror smash

    Two fight for life after 10-casualty Treeton horror smash

    By on Mon 23 Nov 2009

    POLICE are appealing for witnesses after two men were left fighting for their lives following a crash in Treeton on Sunday in which ten people were injured.The men, aged 21 and 22, received head injuries described as "life-threatening" when the s

  • African visitors entertain

    African visitors entertain

    By on Mon 23 Nov 2009

    The National Autistic Society's Robert Ogden School played host to African visitors who entertained pupils with a performance and workshops.The event was part of the school's Community Week which culminated in an autumn fairfeaturing a raffle, tombola and

  • Thomas Rotherham College students focus on health

    Thomas Rotherham College students focus on health

    By on Mon 23 Nov 2009

    HEALTHY living was high on the agenda at one Rotherham college as students took part in a week-long initiative.Last week saw young people try their hand at a variety of activities at Thomas Rotherham College, all aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle.Stud