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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.

  • Men burned in car explosion

    Men burned in car explosion

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    THREE men were left with burns to their faces and arms after a car exploded in Thurcroft.  A gas canister in the Ford car is believed to have exploded when one of the occupants lit a cigarette at around in Sycamore Avenue at 10.30pm on Thursday.T

  • Free Saturday parking for Christmas shoppers

    Free Saturday parking for Christmas shoppers

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    SHOPPERS are to get an early Christmas present from council chiefs...free Saturday parking running up to Christmas in the town centreIt will run from Saturday, November 21 to Saturday, December 26, providing a welcomed boost for town centre retailers and s

  • Armistice Day picture special: SLIDESHOW

    Armistice Day picture special: SLIDESHOW

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    ROTHERHAM  remembered fallen servicemen at the Fellowship of the Services remembrance parade and service in Clifton Park on Wednesday, Armistice Day.Photographer Kerrie Beddows.Buy Rotherham Advertiser pictures. Click here.

  • Advertiser's challenge to Dragon Rachel

    Advertiser's challenge to Dragon Rachel

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    THE Advertiser  invited former TV “dragon” Rachel Elnaugh back to Rotherham this week to help out in the town’s revival.We joined calls from Rotherham Borough Council and cafe owner Michael Meares for the entrepreneur, who recounted

  • Glimpse into the future for Waverley site: VIDEO

    Glimpse into the future for Waverley site: VIDEO

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    A NEW video has been released by the company behind the £100 million transformation of a former pit site at Waverley into a new community, showing how the development could shape up.Developers UK Coal and Howarth Estates unveiled the short film, comp

  • Rotherham remembers - SLIDESHOW

    Rotherham remembers - SLIDESHOW

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    UMBRELLAS were the order of the day as hundreds of people of all ages braved the wet weather in Rotherham to pay their respects to the war dead on Remembrance Sunday. Events took place across the borough as those in Rotherham, along with people up and

  • Swinton OAP's sewage nightmare

    Swinton OAP's sewage nightmare

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    EVERY time it rains, it rains misery for pensioner Edward Humphreys as raw sewage bubbles up into his front garden.Mr Humphreys (81), and his neighbour Marjorie Larkin, have been plagued by the slurry of toilet paper and waste which rises up from a manhole

  • Dementia sufferer died after assault by fellow patient

    Dementia sufferer died after assault by fellow patient

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    AN 84-year-old Alzheimer’s sufferer died after breaking his leg when he was kicked by another dementia patient who had previously threatened to hit him, an inquest heard.Granddad John Holmes’ death from bronchopneumonia came days after he was k

  • Wardens in parking hotspots blitz: VOTE

    Wardens in parking hotspots blitz: VOTE

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    ROTHERHAM’S popular ‘free after three’ parking scheme has freed up parking wardens to crack down on wayward motorists in other areas. The town centre parking scheme which means wardens are not needed after 3pm has free

  • Miracle recovery for Rotherham stroke driver

    Miracle recovery for Rotherham stroke driver

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    A RACE against time led to a "miracle" recovery for a stroke victim who had revolutionary clot-busting treatment.Anthony Pike (56), was driving his car when he began feeling the symptoms of a stroke and was rushed to Rotherham General Hospit

  • Rotherham aces on sports shortlist

    Rotherham aces on sports shortlist

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    SUPER sports from Rotherham have another chance to pick up awards on Wednesday night.After the success of the recent Rotherham event, several locals are in contention for honours at South Yorkshire Sports Awards at the English Institute of Sport.Sailo

  • Ronnie's loan offer falls flat

    Ronnie's loan offer falls flat

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    RONNIE Moore's invitation to clubs to take his players on loan has so far drawn a blank.The new boss wants to move players out so be can bring in better quality replacements to reinforce Rotherham United's promotion push.While delighted at the size of the

  • Harris eye Superbikes spot

    Harris eye Superbikes spot

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    RACER Karl Harris is a strong bet to be back in British Superbikes next season, despite one of the worst seasons of his career.The Aston rider has been in talks with several teams and says he’s “amost certain” to be back in BSB in 2010 de

  • Chivers warning to Doncaster Knights

    Chivers warning to Doncaster Knights

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    LIVEWIRE scrum half Neil Chivers has fired a warning to arch rivals Doncaster, as the Knights head for Clifton Lane.Titans have lost their last seven games against the Castle Park club. The only time Rotherham have beaten them in league combat was a 25-19

  • Batty blow for Titans

    Batty blow for Titans

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    TITANS will be without influential hooker Ross Batty for tomorrow’s crunch home derby with Doncaster Knights.The former Newcastle Falcon, who has been one of Rotherham’s key men this year, suffered ankle ligament damage in Saturday’s 31-2