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Autistic woman was dragged along floor by care home manager, witness tells court

Autistic woman was dragged along floor by care home manager, witness tells court

Tue 24 Nov 2020

A CARE home manager who says she witnessed her predecessor assaulting an autistic woman told a court she was unable to tell the victim’s family about the abuse.

  • Disney professional spectacular - REVIEW

    Disney professional spectacular - REVIEW

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    WHEN the nights draw in and you are forced to retrieve your winter coat from the back of your wardrobe, you know that some form of cheering up is in order.And there is nothing more magical and heart warming than a Disney production especially if it’s

  • Ronnie frustrated on Millers recruitment front

    Ronnie frustrated on Millers recruitment front

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    ROTHERHAM United manager Ronnie Moore has been frustrated in his attempts to bring in loan signings before this weekend's clash with Aldershot Town.Speaking after Saturday's defeat at Bury, Moore (pictured) stated his intent to bring in new blood to pep up

  • Millers on spying mission

    Millers on spying mission

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    THE Millers management team are going to Wealdstone next week for a spying mission on their FA Cup opponents.The Ryman League side have a home game against Boreham Wood on Tuesday so manager Ronnie Moore and his assistant Jimmy Mullen are taking the opport

  • South Yorkshire sex offender numbers up

    South Yorkshire sex offender numbers up

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    THE number of sex offenders under supervision in South Yorkshire increased by five per cent to 861 over the past year—185 of them in Rotherham.There were 305 registered sex offenders in Sheffield by the end of March, 185 in Rotherham, 128 in Barnsley

  • Dr Who heads for Magna

    Dr Who heads for Magna

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    DR WHO will be dropping into Rotherham as part of the BBC Children in Need campaign, which gets underway next month.The doctor, who will be accompanied by the Daleks and other characters from the hit TV show, will be at the Time War event at Magna on Satur

  • Muggers steal Swallownest boy's bike

    Muggers steal Swallownest boy's bike

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    POLICE are hunting a gang who attacked a 13-year-old cyclist and stole his bike.The teenager was riding his bike to meet friends just before 8am last Wednesday when he was stopped by a group of four youths on Estone Drive, Swallownest.The youths lifted the

  • Ryan takes Scots crown

    Ryan takes Scots crown

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    ICE-ACE Ryan Sharp has claimed another top title, winning the Scottish Solo Dance crown.The Wickersley School pupil competed against some of Britain’s top skaters at the championships in Dumfies.He was second in the rankings after the samba section,

  • Concentration is the key, says Titans' ace

    Concentration is the key, says Titans' ace

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    CANADIAN international Adam Kleeberger has re-established his position in the Titans team, saying: “We’ve got to play well for the whole 80 minutes.”The 25-year-old from Elk Point has had a tough start to his Rotherham career after suffer

  • Why David can beat Goliath...

    Why David can beat Goliath...

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    IT’S been billed as David v Goliath...and Rotherham boxing boss Dave Coldwell is aiming to play his part in what he reckons will be the upset of the century.Londoner David Haye faces Russian giant Nikolai Valuev—who has to step OVER the ropes t

  • Kerry-Louise beaten in final

    Kerry-Louise beaten in final

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    FIGHTER Kerry-Louise Norbury brought home a\!q silver medal from the WAKO World championships in Austria—after a contentious defeat against home-town girl Astrid Ottl in the final.But Kerry-Louise was delighted with her performance against a girl alm

  • Oracle scores hat-trick at Rotherham Business awards

    Oracle scores hat-trick at Rotherham Business awards

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    Specialist training provider Oracle Training Consultants is basking in glory of a treble triumph at the Rotherham Business Awards.The company, which delivers a variety of training programmes for the hair and beauty industry, claimed the coveted overal

  • Millers FA Cup ticket details

    Millers FA Cup ticket details

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    TICKET details for the Millers' FA Cup first-round tie at Wealdstone have been announced.The game will take place on Sunday, November 8, with a 3pm kick-off.Prices are—seating: £20, terracing: £15 (adults), £10 (over-65s, U16s, unem

  • Man held after Dinnington smash

    Man held after Dinnington smash

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    A MAN has been arrested after a 23-year-old woman was seriously injured in an accident after apparently being hit by a car going the wrong way around   a roundabout.The smash happened at the roundabout junction of Knavesmire Avenue and Outgang La

  • Police reach out to Goldthorpe kids

    Police reach out to Goldthorpe kids

    By on Wed 28 Oct 2009

    POLICE in the Dearne Valley are holding a fun day for youngsters today.Dearne Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) is hosting the event at Dearne Youth Centre in Goldthorpe Green, Goldthorpe, as part of Operation Bright Future—their effort to deter young p

  • Blitz on bogus callers

    Blitz on bogus callers

    By on Wed 28 Oct 2009

    POLICE in Rotherham have teamed up with traffic officers and trading standards chiefs for a week-long blitz on targeting distraction burglars and rogue traders, with the message: "If you're not sure, don't open the door "Operation Mask2 started o