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Havoc at Home Bargains as 'disrespectful' youths refuse to leave

Havoc at Home Bargains as 'disrespectful' youths refuse to leave

Thu 16 Sep 2021

POLICE were called to a discount shop in Maltby last night after reports that youths were "causing havoc" and disrespecting staff and customers.

  • Reprieve for 165 Corus jobs

    Reprieve for 165 Corus jobs

    By on Thu 19 Nov 2009

    UNDER-threat Corus workers in South Yorkshire have had a surprise Christmas present–there will be 165 fewer redundancies than originally thought.It follows a better than anticipated demand for steel products and marks a modest but welcome recovery fo

  • Glimpse behind scenes at Ulley Reservoir repair work: SLIDESHOW.

    Glimpse behind scenes at Ulley Reservoir repair work: SLIDESHOW.

    By on Thu 19 Nov 2009

    ROTHERHAM’S Ulley Country Park is on the road to recovery after devastating flood damage left its future in doubt. Today council chiefs allowed the Advertiser to see the ongoing £3.8 million repair work to the dam wall and the construction

  • Mexborough yobs forced to pay back community

    Mexborough yobs forced to pay back community

    By on Thu 19 Nov 2009

    IT’S payback time for a group of young hellraisers who were caught on CCTV ripping out bedding plants and causing a town centre disturbance. The group of youngsters from Mexborough have been made to repay the community for their yobbish behaviour.CCT

  • More bus strikes planned

    More bus strikes planned

    By on Thu 19 Nov 2009

    AN ONGOING row over pay between union members and Stagecoach has resulted in three further days of strike action in the town. The first, on Monday will affect services running in Rawmarsh, Mexborough, Swinton and Dearne Valley. There will be further a

  • Fire crews fight nursing home blaze

    Fire crews fight nursing home blaze

    By on Thu 19 Nov 2009

    CREWS from four fire stations were called to a blaze at a derelict nursing home yesterday evening. Six fire engines from Rotherham, Darnall, Mexborough and Elm Lane stations rushed to the building on Erskine Road, Eastwood, at around 5.30pm.Firefighte

  • Rotherham Hospice gears up for candle event

    Rotherham Hospice gears up for candle event

    By on Thu 19 Nov 2009

    FUND-RAISERS at a Rotherham charity are gathering candles ready for this year's poignant Light up a Life service.The Rotherham Hospice's annual event, which last year attracted around 800 people, gives family members and friends the chance to come together

  • Midfielder signs for Millers

    Midfielder signs for Millers

    By on Wed 18 Nov 2009

    MIDFIELDER Gary Roberts has joined Rotherham United on a one-month contract.The former Crewe and Yeovil player signed today after successfully completing a medical earlier in the week. There is an option to extend the deal.Roberts (22) has been a free agen

  • Rotherham labelled 'repossession hotspot'

    Rotherham labelled 'repossession hotspot'

    By on Wed 18 Nov 2009

    ROTHERHAM has been named as a repossession "hotspot" as part of a drive to encourage households struggling to make ends meet to get help with paying their bills.Advertisements highlighting the range of government support available to homeowners w

  • Thieves get away with JCB digger

    Thieves get away with JCB digger

    By on Wed 18 Nov 2009

    BRAZEN thieves made off with a one-and-a-half ton bright yellow JCB digger in a daring dawn raid.They were spotted loading the £20,000 mini-digger on to a low loader before driving away.Owners N. Stones Builders Ltd, of Thurnscoe, have offered a &quo

  • Rotherham targeted as house repossession hotspot

    Rotherham targeted as house repossession hotspot

    By on Wed 18 Nov 2009

    ROTHERHAM has been named as a repossession "hotspot" as part of a drive to encourage households struggling to make ends meet to get help with paying their bills.Advertisements highlighting the range of government support available to homeowners w

  • Alphabeat star at Rotherham Christmas lights switch-on

    Alphabeat star at Rotherham Christmas lights switch-on

    By on Wed 18 Nov 2009

    DANISH popsters Alphabeat, whose hits include Fascination, Boyfriend and 10,000 Nights, will headline the entertainment at the switch-on of Rotherham's Christmas lights tomorrowAlso on the bill at the event in ALl Saints Square will be  Hall

  • Titans ring changes for cup clash

    Titans ring changes for cup clash

    By on Wed 18 Nov 2009

    TITANS have rung the changes for Saturday’s British and Irish Cup opener at home to Birmingham. Only three of the side which started against Doncaster will play: Gregor Hayter, Sam Dickinson and Jonny West. The incoming players are  from th

  • Manor make first signing

    Manor make first signing

    By on Tue 17 Nov 2009

    FORMULA One newcomers Manor Motorsport have landed their first driver. German ace Timo Glock has signed a two-year deal with the Dinnington-based team with the option for another season.He parted company with Japanese company Toyota after their withdrawal

  • Death crash coach pair jailed

    Death crash coach pair jailed

    By on Tue 17 Nov 2009

    THE FAMILY of a couple killed when a coach smashed into their car have welcomed the jail sentences handed to the coach driver and his business partner but added: "It won't bring them back." Patricia Clements, whose son Paul and daughter-in-l

  • Death crash coach pair jailed

    Death crash coach pair jailed

    By on Tue 17 Nov 2009

    THE FAMILY of a couple killed when a coach smashed into their car have welcomed the jail sentences handed to the coach driver and his business partner but added: "It won't bring them back." Patricia Clements, whose son Paul and daughter-in-l