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Rotherham child sex abuse trial: 'Aggressive' accused 'forced himself on girls in town centre alleyway'

Rotherham child sex abuse trial: 'Aggressive' accused 'forced himself on girls in town centre alleyway'

Fri 19 Jul 2019

A MAN accused of ten child sex offences preyed on young girls and turned from “friend to aggressor” quickly, a court heard.

  • Stag murder charge man in court

    Stag murder charge man in court

    By on Tue 20 Oct 2009

    A MAN accused of murdering his long-term partner appeared at Sheffield Crown Court this week.Gordon White (46), appeared at a preliminary hearing today charged with the murder of Cheryl Ann Martin (44).Ms Martin died in the early hours of Sunday October 11

  • Friends remember GP

    Friends remember GP

    By on Tue 20 Oct 2009

    A SERVICE of thanksgiving has been held in memory of Dr Colin Shawcross whose body was found in woodland in June–five months after he vanished from his home.Family and friends of the retired GP gathered at St John's Church in Ranmoor, Sheffield, last

  • Fear of crime rising in Dearne Valley

    Fear of crime rising in Dearne Valley

    By on Tue 20 Oct 2009

    EVIDENCE gathered by the Police Authority has indicated that the public feel that the problems of crime and anti-social behaviour are continuing to rise. The results came as part of a survey of 100 people carried out in the Dearne Valley Safer Neighbourhoo

  • Firefighters' warning after Wombwell bin blazes

    Firefighters' warning after Wombwell bin blazes

    By on Tue 20 Oct 2009

    Firefighters have renewed warnings about the dangers of wheelie bin fires after a string of blazes in Wombwell.Four wheelie bins were set on fire, all on neighbouring streets, in the space of just a couple of hours in the early hours of Friday morning

  • Millers put accent on defence

    Millers put accent on defence

    By on Tue 20 Oct 2009

    ROTHERHAM United will be putting in extra defensive work this week ahead of Saturday's trip to Bury.Despite overcoming a sending-off to card their first clean sheet in five games against Notts County at the weekend, Ronnie Moore wants his side to start wor

  • Police hunt Wombwell owl killers

    Police hunt Wombwell owl killers

    By on Mon 19 Oct 2009

    Police are hunting a group of youths after three barn owls were killed in a raid on a farm.Three boys aged around 13 are believed to have been involved in the killing of the three birds, and the theft of another barn own, from New Hall Farm, Wombwell.

  • M18 closed for eight hours after accident

    M18 closed for eight hours after accident

    By on Mon 19 Oct 2009

    Traffic chaos ensued over the weekend after a man pulled onto the hard shoulder of a motorway and stepped out into the path of the oncoming traffic.The M18 was closed for eight hours following the incident on Saturday morning.Police said tha

  • Plenty of positives, say beaten Titans

    Plenty of positives, say beaten Titans

    By on Mon 19 Oct 2009

    TITANS star Tinus DuPlessis says the Clifton Lane men will take plenty of positives out of Saturday's agonising home defeat by Bedford as they head to table-topping Exeter this weekend.Rotherham went down 27-25 after the visitors snatched the pointswith a

  • Protesters plan rally over 'ruining of Rotherham'

    Protesters plan rally over 'ruining of Rotherham'

    By on Mon 19 Oct 2009

    Campaigners of all causes will descend on the town centre next weekend to call for change and protest against council bosses they claim are "ruining our town."A mass rally in All Saints' Square has been organised for 10.30am on Saturday

  • Five-year-old girl and woman from Wath hurt in crash

    Five-year-old girl and woman from Wath hurt in crash

    By on Mon 19 Oct 2009

    A woman and a five-year-old girl from Wath suffered life-threatening injuries after the car they were travelling in careered onto a roundabout.Another passenger, an 11-year-old boy, was also hurt in the accident in Grimethorpe last Thursday afternoon.Polic

  • Rotherham rapper makes his message clear

    Rotherham rapper makes his message clear

    By on Mon 19 Oct 2009

    Rapper Guy Lawther—aka G-Dott—is sending out a powerful message to other teenagers after signing up to a music label.The 19-year-old MC from Kimberworth Park says he found a talent for rappin' after spending time in care, a short spell in

  • Youngsters vote on name for £3.4 million centre

    Youngsters vote on name for £3.4 million centre

    By on Fri 16 Oct 2009

    The waiting is almost over for young people across Rotherham as the name of a new £3.4 million youth centre - which they have voted for - is announced today.As part of Local Democracy Week, hundreds of young people have been voting to choose a n

  • School's half-baked birthday cake ban

    School's half-baked birthday cake ban

    By on Fri 16 Oct 2009

    Birthday girl Olivia Morris excitedly set off for school with a tasty chocolate cake, topped with nine pink candles, to share with her classmates.But her pals never got to taste so much as a crumb after school staff told heartbroken Olivia, aged nine,

  • Campaigners call for Millmoor return - have your say

    Campaigners call for Millmoor return - have your say

    By on Fri 16 Oct 2009

    Millers' bosses should go back to the future in their hunt for a "new" home, according to heritage campaigners.Rotherham Civic Society believes that Rotherham United chairman Tony Stewart should hold talks with the club's former landlords, the Bo

  • Posters highlight town's troubleshooters

    Posters highlight town's troubleshooters

    By on Thu 15 Oct 2009

    What do you get if you fuse a policeman, a fireman and a Streetpride operative?A new poster campaign launched this week might just hold the answer.Councillors and members of several organisations involved in the borough's Safer Neighbourhoods Teams ga