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Jail for Parkgate burglar who crashed stolen car

Jail for Parkgate burglar who crashed stolen car

Tue 22 Oct 2019

A BURGLAR who injured a woman after crashing a stolen car into her vehicle during a high-speed police pursuit has been jailed.

  • Rotherham's big chill to continue into new year

    Rotherham's big chill to continue into new year

    By on Tue 29 Dec 2009

    Rotherham folk are warned to brace themselves for a chilly start to the new year as things show few signs of warming up.Sleet is expected today and tomorrow and sub-zero temperatures are set to continue until the weekend and beyond.Raevellers heading into

  • Rotherham backs flood appeal

    Rotherham backs flood appeal

    By on Tue 29 Dec 2009

    An appeal for funds for flood victims left homeless by floods in Cumbria last month has been set up in Rotherham.Borough Cabinet Member for Housing and Neighbourhoods, Cllr Jahangir Akhtar, has joined forces with the Rotherham Lions Club to raise

  • Top marks for Wentworth school in inspection

    Top marks for Wentworth school in inspection

    By on Tue 29 Dec 2009

    An "outstanding" school had double cause for celebration after achieving two top inspection reports.Wentworth C of E Junior and Infant school won high praise from OFSTED, for their use of specialist teachers as well as the high achievement and pr

  • Frozen off...five times!

    Frozen off...five times!

    By on Tue 29 Dec 2009

    BOTH Rotherham United and Titans fell victim to the Christmas weather with FIVE postponements in just three days.And now the job is to find spare dates in the fixture calendar for the revised fixtures.The Millers' games against Darlington and Chesterfield

  • Fears for apprentices

    Fears for apprentices

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    THE JOBS of two award-winning women apprentices could be on the line at Rotherham's housing organisation.Victoria Dempsey—named as the UK's best female apprentice electrician—and Emma Pryce—one of four finalists in the female plumbing ski

  • Rotherham escapes Arctic blast

    Rotherham escapes Arctic blast

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    ROTHERHAM mostly escaped the worst of the Arctic weather  today with all main roads clear and nearly all bus services running normally.A few problems were encountered on some routes, including services First's 17 and 32, where diversions were in place

  • Haunted by pit tragedy

    Haunted by pit tragedy

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    A PIT disaster immortalised for the "Angel of mercy" will be  remembered by one man as the day he never had time to say goodbye to his dad.Phil Smith always regretted not making up with his dad after a minor fall out before he was kille

  • Corus fights back

    Corus fights back

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    STEELWORKERS received a Christmas boost when it was revealed this week that steel firm Corus was back in the black after turning around £12 million monthly losses.The engineering steels business of the company, which runs Rotherham's Aldwarke works a

  • Lisa found safe

    Lisa found safe

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    A MISSING teenage girl has been recovered safe and well.Lisa Louise Elliott (15), from Thurcroft, had last been seen when a relative dropped her off near the Penny Black Pub at Sheffield Interchange last Friday night. But yesterday police said she had been

  • Bargain hunters hit Rotherham shops

    Bargain hunters hit Rotherham shops

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    BARGAIN hunters were determined to have a cracking Christmas despite the credit crunch and were out supporting Rotherham businesses in the run-up to December 25.Town traders, Parkgate Shopping Centre and Meadowhall all reported positive news after a diffic

  • Stay off the ice, warn rescue crews

    Stay off the ice, warn rescue crews

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    FIREFIGHTERS are warning people not to play around frozen lakes or ponds this winter after South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue were called to a lake in Rotherham. The lake at Lynthwaite Close in the Brampton Bierlow area of Rotherham was thankfully found to be

  • Mean thieves target hospital charity box

    Mean thieves target hospital charity box

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    THIEVES have carried out a smash-and-grab raid on Rotherham General Hospital’s Gamma Scanner Appeal collection box and made off with cash donated by the public. Amazingly, it happened some time during the day in the hospital’s busy recepti

  • Fire hero Adrian to the rescue!

    Fire hero Adrian to the rescue!

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    GOOD neighbour Adrian Berridge is a fire hero—at the double.Firefighters this week hailed the 26-year-old's actions after he rescued his neighbour from a chip pan blaze in Canklow.It was the second time Adrian had raced to the rescue after saving ano

  • Dead biker's dad pleads for more care on roads

    Dead biker's dad pleads for more care on roads

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    THE FATHER of a 17-year-old biker killed when he pulled out of a junction into his path has appealed for greater vigilance from car drivers.Celebrated sea cadet Jamie Fox—who was riding the bike he had been given as a birthday present two days earlie

  • More talks over Millers stadium site

    More talks over Millers stadium site

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    NEGOTIATIONS to secure land for Rotherham United's proposed new stadium will resume in the new year.Chairman Tony Stewart has submitted a bid for a 12-acre site not far from Millmoor and hoped to make a positive announcement before Christmas. But after a m