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Hospital reports rise in coronavirus patients

Hospital reports rise in coronavirus patients

Fri 29 May 2020

A HOSPITAL trust chief has urged people to continue social distancing and stay as home as much as possible after seeing a rise of Covid-19 inpatients.

  • CYCLING ACE LANDS BIG CONTRACT

    CYCLING ACE LANDS BIG CONTRACT

    By on Thu 17 Sep 2009

    YEARS of hard graft have propelled Russell Downing to a lucrative professional contact and into the big league of cycling.The 31-year-old is one of the first riders to clinch a place on the new British professional cycling outfit Team Sky, created by the T

  • ASTON SNATCH TITLE In LAST-DAY DRAMA

    ASTON SNATCH TITLE In LAST-DAY DRAMA

    By on Thu 17 Sep 2009

    JUBILANT Aston Hall snatched the Division One title on a nervy and dramatic final day—but even though Whiston Parish Church have to settle for second place it still means there will be SEVEN Rotherham teams in the Premier Division next year.The title

  • HARRISON'S WORLD FINAL BID

    HARRISON'S WORLD FINAL BID

    By on Thu 17 Sep 2009

    ROTHERHAM’S Paul Harrison will look to dump the tag of stock car racing’s nearly man in the dirt tomorrow night.Harrison joins fellow Rotherham racers Peter Falding and Mark Gilbank on the World Final grid in front of 10,000 fans at King’

  • THIS IS WHERE IT STARTS: PRESCOTT

    THIS IS WHERE IT STARTS: PRESCOTT

    By on Thu 17 Sep 2009

    STAND-IN skipper Ben Prescott played a heroic role against Plymouth and then said: “Our season starts here.”The Scottish prop put in a terrific shift—as did all the pack—to tear Albion apart at times and was left nursing a swollen e

  • R YOU READY FOR THE FASTEST EVER GOLF?

    R YOU READY FOR THE FASTEST EVER GOLF?

    By on Tue 15 Sep 2009

    THE R32 is dead, long live the R!The bad news: Volkswagen have done what many initially feared and dropped their 3.2-litre V6 from the new Golf line-up.The good news: the car set to replace it, the 2-litre TSI-engined Golf R, is the fastest Golf ever.Unvei

  • R YOU READY FOR THE FASTEST EVER GOLF?

    R YOU READY FOR THE FASTEST EVER GOLF?

    By on Tue 15 Sep 2009

    THE R32 is dead, long live the R!The bad news: Volkswagen have done what many initially feared and dropped their 3.2-litre V6 from the new Golf line-up.The good news: the car set to replace it, the 2-litre TSI-engined Golf R, is the fastest Golf ever.Unvei

  • R YOU READY FOR THE FASTEST EVER GOLF?

    R YOU READY FOR THE FASTEST EVER GOLF?

    By on Tue 15 Sep 2009

    THE R32 is dead, long live the R!The bad news: Volkswagen have done what many initially feared and dropped their 3.2-litre V6 from the new Golf line-up.The good news: the car set to replace it, the 2-litre TSI-engined Golf R, is the fastest Golf ever.Unvei

  • HARRIS AXED BY HONDA

    HARRIS AXED BY HONDA

    By on Thu 10 Sep 2009

    BIKE racer Karl Harris has been axed by Hydrex Honda after a string of disappointing results in the British Superbike Championship.Despite lying fourth in the standings, the Aston rider trails team-mate Stuart Easton by 137.5pts and has found himself langu

  • ROM-COM WITH A DIFFERENCE IS SUMMER SMASHER

    ROM-COM WITH A DIFFERENCE IS SUMMER SMASHER

    By on Thu 10 Sep 2009

    THAT good ol' cinematic favourite, the romantic comedy, has taken something of a kicking in recent years, with many a trip to the flicks ruined by a useless, derivative plot or terrible, lazy casting (step forward, Matthew McConaughey).So it was with much

  • ASH SET TO ROCK ROTHERHAM

    ASH SET TO ROCK ROTHERHAM

    By on Thu 10 Sep 2009

    ASH, the Indie band once riding the crest of the Britpop wave, hope that enjoying fresh live success could be as easy as ABC.The rockers, who hit No 1 with their album 1977 more than a decade ago, have announced plans for an "A to Z tour" of 26 v

  • F1 RACER FOR THE ROAD FINALLY BREAKS COVER

    F1 RACER FOR THE ROAD FINALLY BREAKS COVER

    By on Thu 10 Sep 2009

    THE wraps have finally come off McLaren Automotive's first mainstream sports car—Britain's answer to Ferrari's race-bred supercars.The snappily named McLaren MP4-12C will see the Woking-based outfit begin a sustained assault on the likes of Ferrari,

  • F1 RACER FOR THE ROAD FINALLY BREAKS COVER

    F1 RACER FOR THE ROAD FINALLY BREAKS COVER

    By on Thu 10 Sep 2009

    THE wraps have finally come off McLaren Automotive's first mainstream sports car—Britain's answer to Ferrari's race-bred supercars.The snappily named McLaren MP4-12C will see the Woking-based outfit begin a sustained assault on the likes of Ferrari,

  • F1 RACER FOR THE ROAD FINALLY BREAKS COVER

    F1 RACER FOR THE ROAD FINALLY BREAKS COVER

    By on Thu 10 Sep 2009

    THE wraps have finally come off McLaren Automotive's first mainstream sports car—Britain's answer to Ferrari's race-bred supercars.The snappily named McLaren MP4-12C will see the Woking-based outfit begin a sustained assault on the likes of Ferrari,

  • MINI SENSATION!

    MINI SENSATION!

    By on Wed 26 Aug 2009

    MINIs 50th anniversary celebrations have continued with the release of these images of its latest concept—the MINI Coupe.Exactly fifty years since the first ever Mini was revealed to the general public, images of the stunning new MINI Coupe Concept a

  • MINI SENSATION!

    MINI SENSATION!

    By on Wed 26 Aug 2009

    MINIs 50th anniversary celebrations have continued with the release of these images of its latest concept—the MINI Coupe.Exactly fifty years since the first ever Mini was revealed to the general public, images of the stunning new MINI Coupe Concept a