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Plug pulled on Rotherham schools' IT support services

Plug pulled on Rotherham schools' IT support services

Mon 09 Dec 2019

SCHOOLS are being invited to a tech showcase this week after it emerged the plug will be pulled on a major provider of IT services in the spring.

  • 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

  • Thieves steal Rotherham veteran's war medals

    Thieves steal Rotherham veteran's war medals

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    A 90-year-old war veteran has had his medals stolen in a burglary after a gang stole his safe.Among items taken from the pensioner's home in Greasbrough was his proud collection of medals, including the Burma Star for service in the Far East during the Sec

  • Poppy Day flasher escapes jail

    Poppy Day flasher escapes jail

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    A MAN who sparked disgust on Remembrance Day by exposing himself at a window as the parade passed by has escaped a jail sentence.Ricky Lee Robey (20), of Muglet Lane, Maltby, left Rotherham Magistrates' Court sentenced with a ten-week suspended sentence, 2

  • Walk it off at Roche Abbey

    Walk it off at Roche Abbey

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    MULLED wine and music will be the order of the day at Roche Abbey just after Christmas.The festive fun, which features Christmas walks and a carol service, takes place on Monday, December 28, which is a bank holiday.Heritage Inspired, South Yorkshire's fai

  • Dan aims to be the man

    Dan aims to be the man

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    RACER ‘Speedy’ Dan Clarke is aiming to live up to his nickname in 2010—having set his sights on racing in the Formula Two series.The Swinton-born driver admits he’s had a “quiet” two seasons after scoring two podiums in

  • Mark makes his mark in Santa Special

    Mark makes his mark in Santa Special

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    ROTHERHAM Harrier Mark Ruddleston overcame the bitter conditions to win the 13th Santa’s Special race, organised by Kimberworth Striders.A record field of 100 runners took part on the two-lap course through Droppingwell woods and fields, with some ch

  • Millers on ice over Boxing Day clash

    Millers on ice over Boxing Day clash

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    SUB-ZERO temperatures have put the Millers' Boxing Day match against Darlington in doubt, with manager Ronnie Moore admitting: "we'll be very lucky if we get it on."After Saturday's home date against Dagenham was frozen off, Rotherham now face th

  • Government's U-turn on planning applications

    Government's U-turn on planning applications

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    Controversial changes to rules forcing councils to advertise contentious planning applications in newspapers have been scrapped after sparking protests.The Government held a nationwide consultation throughout the autumn on its proposals to allow local auth

  • Council's crackdown on dodgy Rotherham cabs

    Council's crackdown on dodgy Rotherham cabs

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    Illegal and poorly-maintained taxis were driven off Rotherham's roads in the run-up to Christmas to protect revellers and ensure that people get home safely. Rotherham Borough Council licences and regularly inspect taxis and private hire vehicles to e

  • Criminals frozen out by Arctic weather say police

    Criminals frozen out by Arctic weather say police

    By on Thu 24 Dec 2009

    THE bitter cold has brought a freeze on crime in Rotherham in the run up to Christmas, a top cop claimed this week.Insp Abdul Aziz said that there had been significantly fewer crimes reported than normal in the past week because people were staying at home