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Increased police presence and plea to call 999 in emergencies only as lockdown restrictions ease this weekend

Increased police presence and plea to call 999 in emergencies only as lockdown restrictions ease this weekend

Fri 03 Jul 2020

SOUTH Yorkshire Police are putting in place "enhanced" resources and urging people to only call 999 in a real emergency as lockdown restrictions begin to ease on Saturday.

  • 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

  • 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

  • HERE'S JOHNNY

    HERE'S JOHNNY

    By on Thu 20 Aug 2009

    FORMER F1 and Le Mans racer Johnny Herbert has been signed to drive the Honda Civic Type-R for the final three rounds of the British Touring Car Championship season. The Ex-F1 ace will race for Team Dynamics who have won the championship twice with Honda i

  • NEW PORSCHE TURBO SET FOR DEBUT

    NEW PORSCHE TURBO SET FOR DEBUT

    By on Thu 13 Aug 2009

    PORSCHE'S go anywhere fast in any conditions coupe, the 911 Turbo, is set to benefit from changes that will boost power and efficiency.The latest version of the all-wheel-drive rocketship will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show between September 15 an

  • READER GOES RACING

    READER GOES RACING

    By on Thu 13 Aug 2009

    A PETROL-headed IN-GEAR reader is preparing to prove his mettle as a wheelman after winning the opportunity to get on track.Clive Bussey, from Laughton, will be heading onto the hallowed tarmac of Oulton Park for a high-octane morning of race car driving,