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Councillor receives £9,000 extra in pay by mistake

Councillor receives £9,000 extra in pay by mistake

Tue 29 Sep 2020

ROTHERHAM Council promised to review its allowances processes after an elected member was paid more than £9,000 extra by mistake.

  • Fugitive killer driver's appeal bid fails

    Fugitive killer driver's appeal bid fails

    By Naumaan Farooq on Thu 25 Mar 2010

    A DRIVER convicted of causing the deaths of a Rotherham father and son in a car crash in Lincolnshire three years ago has had an appeal bid rejected.

  • DNA bid to identify Thrybergh body

    DNA bid to identify Thrybergh body

    By Naumaan Farooq on Thu 25 Mar 2010

    POLICE are waiting on DNA results to confirm the identity of the body that was found near a country park in Rotherham two weeks ago.

  • Skate park plan a step near

    Skate park plan a step near

    By Michael Upton on Thu 25 Mar 2010

    PLANS for a skate park have cleared their latest hurdle after being found a new site

  • Police target  at-risk youngsters

    Police target at-risk youngsters

    By Gareth Dennison on Thu 25 Mar 2010

    YOUNG people at risk from drugs, alcohol and neglect were the focus of a three-day police engagement operation in Wombwell.

  • Redroad back on the air

    Redroad back on the air

    By Phil Turner on Wed 24 Mar 2010

    A COMMUNITY radio station will be back on the road on Saturday—ten years after it first went on the air.

  • Civil servants in second walk-out

    Civil servants in second walk-out

    By Phil Turner on Wed 24 Mar 2010

    HUNDREDS of civil servants in Rotherham walked out today for the second time in a month—angry over plans to reduce redundancy pay.

  • Daniel defies cancer to prestige art exhibition

    Daniel defies cancer to prestige art exhibition

    By Michael Upton on Wed 24 Mar 2010

    A BUDDING young artist who has defied cancer to follow his dream spoke this week of his delight at having his work put on display by prestigious auction house Christie’s.

  • Councillors to star in DVD

    Councillors to star in DVD

    By Amy Parkes on Wed 24 Mar 2010

    THREE borough councillors have been selected to appear in a DVD pgiving an insight into their day-to-day lives and responsibilities.

  • Students gear up for 21st century train challenge

    Students gear up for 21st century train challenge

    By Richard Smith on Wed 24 Mar 2010

    STUDENTS from seven schools and colleges in Rotherham are set to battle it out against fifteen other teams in Yorkshire and the Humber to create the ultimate 21st century train carriage in the 'The Northern Rail Engineering Challenge'.

  • Millers v Macclesfield match action pictures

    Millers v Macclesfield match action pictures

    By Admin on Wed 24 Mar 2010

    Match action pictures by Ian Townsley from Rotherham United v Macclesfield.

  • Final farewell to brave Alexander

    Final farewell to brave Alexander

    By Gareth Dennison on Wed 24 Mar 2010

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

  • 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.