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Rotherham's Covid infection rate falls - but borough remains in top ten

Rotherham's Covid infection rate falls - but borough remains in top ten

Fri 10 Jul 2020

THE Covid-19 infection rate in Rotherham has fallen - but the borough still remains in the top ten of UK local authorities with the highest rises in new cases, according to the latest Public Health England data.

  • Rotherham Hospital joins TB awareness drive

    Rotherham Hospital joins TB awareness drive

    By Michael Upton on Wed 24 Mar 2010

    WORLD Stop Tuberculosis Day is taking place today and NHS Rotherham is out to raise awareness of the disease.

  • Car smashes into bungalow

    Car smashes into bungalow

    By Gareth Dennison on Wed 24 Mar 2010

    AN ELDERLY couple were left shaken after a car crashed into their bungalow.
    The collision, involving a Hyundai Coupe, happened on Lime Grove in Swinton at just before 9pm last night.

  • Broughton strike boosts Millers

    Broughton strike boosts Millers

    By David Beddows on Wed 24 Mar 2010

    STRIKER Drewe Broughton voiced his delight after the Millers bounced back into the automatic promotion frame with victory over Macclesfield Town at Don Valley last night.

  • River tragedy danger point closed

    River tragedy danger point closed

    By Naumaan Farooq on Wed 24 Mar 2010

    A GAP in the fencing along the banks of the river in which tragic Wickersley student Matthew Wilcox died has been closed following a campaign by his friends and family.

  • School opens new family room

    School opens new family room

    By Gareth Dennison on Wed 24 Mar 2010

    A SCHOOL community has been strengthened thanks to a new £12,000 family room, offering a place for youngsters before and after lessons.

  • Thurcroft Cancer Fund hands out £48,000 donations

    Thurcroft Cancer Fund hands out £48,000 donations

    By Amy Parkes on Wed 24 Mar 2010

    REPRESENTATIVES from ten organisations offering support for cancer patients welcomed a share of £48,000 thanks to funds raised through a charity shop.

  • Phoenix on hunt for a door

    Phoenix on hunt for a door

    By Charlie Graves on Tue 23 Mar 2010

    DRAMA group The Phoenix Players are on the hunt for a piece of a set for their next production.

  • Theatre group hunts for leading men

    Theatre group hunts for leading men

    By Amy Parkes on Tue 23 Mar 2010

    A YOUTH theatre group is searching for two young men to take on leading roles in its summer production.

  • GOLF: Moroccan success for Danny Willett

    GOLF: Moroccan success for Danny Willett

    By David Beddows on Tue 23 Mar 2010

    ROTHERHAM golfer Danny Willett carded another top-ten finish his latest European Tour outing.

  • Ex-Millers star beaten by robbers

    Ex-Millers star beaten by robbers

    By Naumaan Farooq on Tue 23 Mar 2010

    EX-MILLERS hero Dick Habbin has told how he was beaten unconscious with an iron bar after confronting masked intruders in his home.

  • Kids learn about the appliance of science

    Kids learn about the appliance of science

    By Gareth Dennison on Tue 23 Mar 2010

    YOUNGSTERS from the Dearne Valley have been discovering the science behind policing on a visit to a museum.

  • Blitz on off-roaders after damage at nature reserve

    Blitz on off-roaders after damage at nature reserve

    By Gareth Dennison on Tue 23 Mar 2010

    POLICE have launched a clampdown on illegal off-roading at a Rotherham nature reserve.

  • Anti-burglar gel in bid to cut crime

    Anti-burglar gel in bid to cut crime

    By Naumaan Farooq on Tue 23 Mar 2010

    BURGLARS will have a job on their hands getting away with break-ins in Rotherham thanks to a special gel being used in council homes.

  • Final farewell to brave Alexander

    Final farewell to brave Alexander

    By Gareth Dennison on Tue 23 Mar 2010

    HUNDREDS of mourners clad in pink gathered for the funeral of brave teenager Alexander Albiston.

  • Opening hours extended at recycling centres

    Opening hours extended at recycling centres

    By Richard Smith on Tue 23 Mar 2010

    LIGHTER nights mean longer opening hours at the Rotherham’s household waste centres.