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BREAKING: Three jailed for manslaughter of Rotherham dad Danny Dix

BREAKING: Three jailed for manslaughter of Rotherham dad Danny Dix

Tue 07 Jul 2020

THREE men have been jailed over the attack from which a 38-year-old Rotherham dad died.

  • Twin awards for Bramall Construction

    Twin awards for Bramall Construction

    By Amy Parkes on Tue 30 Mar 2010

    A HOUSING firm is celebrating doing the double after winning two awards for its eco-friendly and affordable housing.

  • Murder probe man granted bail

    Murder probe man granted bail

    By Phil Turner on Tue 30 Mar 2010

    A MAN arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman in her Rotherham home has been bailed pending further enquiries.

  • NHS cash squeeze: have your say

    NHS cash squeeze: have your say

    By Michael Upton on Tue 30 Mar 2010

    Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is asking staff to suggest ways in which the trust can use its money more efficiently . . . but we want to know what you think. How can the NHS cut waste and provide a better service. Post a comment to let us know.

  • Probe into M18 'danger' barriers

    Probe into M18 'danger' barriers

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 30 Mar 2010

    CONCRETE safety barriers blamed for causing a series of high-speed collisions on a busy stretch of motorway cost £600,000 to install.

  • County boss salutes Millers

    County boss salutes Millers

    By David Beddows on Tue 30 Mar 2010

    NOTTS County boss Steve Cotterill says Rotherham United played their full part in a great game at Meadow Lane on Saturday.

  • Toseland's Portuguese battle

    Toseland's Portuguese battle

    By Paul Rickett on Tue 30 Mar 2010

    JAMES Toseland came away from the second World Superbike round in Portugal with plenty of credit, despite a qualifying howler which saw him start from 15th on the grid.

  • Sixty cars in blaze

    Sixty cars in blaze

    By Phil Turner on Tue 30 Mar 2010

    A BLAZE involving 60 cars was tackled by 20 firefighters at a motor spares business in Bolton-upon-Dearne.

  • Close encounters with the wildlife of the Masai Mara

    Close encounters with the wildlife of the Masai Mara

    By Doug Melloy on Tue 30 Mar 2010

    AS THE worst winter in three decades stretched ever onwards, the prospect of a winter sunshine break to the Dark Continent became ever more attractive. For Rotherham Advertiser editor DOUG MELLOY and his wife, Dawn, equatorial Kenya offered the beguiling c

  • Cervical screening soars due to Jade Goody effect

    Cervical screening soars due to Jade Goody effect

    By Amy Parkes on Tue 30 Mar 2010

    A RISE in the number of women attending cervical screening in Rotherham has been attributed to the 'Jade Goody effect'.

  • Outback comes to fore

    Outback comes to fore

    By Tom Sharpe on Mon 29 Mar 2010

    SUBARU hopes that its spacious new Legacy and Outback models have what it takes to spread the appeal of its rugged four-wheel-drive family cars.

  • Impressive Astra falls just short

    Impressive Astra falls just short

    By Tom Sharpe on Mon 29 Mar 2010

    AFTER growing immediately sick of Vauxhall’s half-hearted movie trailer-style TV ad campaign, I was left hoping, for the Astra’s sake, that the car was not quite so naff.

  • Cyber-mentors for business start-ups

    Cyber-mentors for business start-ups

    By Gareth Dennison on Mon 29 Mar 2010

    ASPIRING entrepreneurs as set for a boost—via cyberspace.

  • Kia produce impressive double act

    Kia produce impressive double act

    By Tom Sharpe on Mon 29 Mar 2010

    KIA may have sowed the seed of success with the launch of the Cee’d nearly four years ago but few industry analysts could have foreseen the vigour with which it took advantage of the past 18 months’ economic turmoil.

  • Match action from Millers v Notts County

    Match action from Millers v Notts County

    By Admin on Mon 29 Mar 2010

    Action pictures from Rotherham United v Notts County. Pictures by Paul Wickson.

  • Booth happy despite more problems for Virgin

    Booth happy despite more problems for Virgin

    By Paul Rickett on Mon 29 Mar 2010

    VIRGIN boss John Booth has praised his team, despite being dogged by more problems at the Melbourne Grand Prix.