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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.

  • Tom Sharpe's Motorcycle Diaries (Part 1)

    Tom Sharpe's Motorcycle Diaries (Part 1)

    By on Thu 12 Nov 2009

    Togged up to the nines in armour-plated endurance motor-cycle kit I feel like a baby wearing one of those cosy-looking jump suites...it's the same sensation you get when you wrap your head up in the duvet at night. Safe, insulated.The fact that I'm stood o

  • Tom Sharpe's Motorcycle Diaries (Part 1)

    Tom Sharpe's Motorcycle Diaries (Part 1)

    By on Thu 12 Nov 2009

    Togged up to the nines in armour-plated endurance motor-cycle kit I feel like a baby wearing one of those cosy-looking jump suites...it's the same sensation you get when you wrap your head up in the duvet at night. Safe, insulated.The fact that I'm stood o

  • Publican's last-ing efforts

    Publican's last-ing efforts

    By on Thu 12 Nov 2009

    A publican has been serving up the fund-raising spirit with a calendar and a fashion show to boost the coffers of a charity which helps runaway children.Phil Rogers, who bought the Black Lion, Firbeck, three weeks ago, has wasted no time in making his

  • Murder probe: Man in court

    Murder probe: Man in court

    By on Thu 12 Nov 2009

    A man is due to appear at court today charged with the murder of young mum Kerry Hellen Sneddon, who died at Rotherham General Hospital in the early hours of Monday. Jason Neil O'Malley (39), of Whybourne Grove, Rotherham, is to appear at Sheffield Magistr

  • Hospice prepares for charity fair

    Hospice prepares for charity fair

    By on Thu 12 Nov 2009

    A feast of festive fun is being served up by a Rotherham charity as the team prepares for its Christmas fair.This year's Rotherham Hospice Christmas Fair will take place at the Broom Road Hospice from 11am until 3pm on November 21.Visitors will be able to

  • Charity photo event in Wath

    Charity photo event in Wath

    By on Thu 12 Nov 2009

    Hug-loving residents will be able to have a good squeeze and do some good for charity at an event with a difference today (Thurs 12).Visitors to Tesco in Wath will be invited by washing powder makers Bold to have their picture taken hugging friends and fam

  • MP spreads spring cheer

    MP spreads spring cheer

    By on Thu 12 Nov 2009

    Rotherham MP Denis MacShane joined councillors and residents at housing complexes and public gardens across the borough to plant the seeds of spring cheer.As part of part of 'Make a Difference Day', Dr MacShane joined a teams of local councillors in p

  • More mileage in disused tyre dump

    More mileage in disused tyre dump

    By on Thu 12 Nov 2009

    A DISUSED Mexborough tyre dump is set for a new lease of life, but first an eyesore used tyre mountain must be removed.New owners of the dump aim to have the site safe, secure and fully functioning again by next spring.David Blanshard and Roan Leadbeater,

  • Biking to nowhere is a fund raiser

    Biking to nowhere is a fund raiser

    By on Thu 12 Nov 2009

    A ROTHERHAM fitness fanatic is off on a 36 hour bike ride to nowhere to raise cash for Children in Need.Dominic Hurley will climb on a static bike at Asda in Rotherham at 11am today (13) and cycle until the store closes tomorrow (14) at 10pm–and he's

  • Hospice gears up for Christmas fundraiser

    Hospice gears up for Christmas fundraiser

    By on Wed 11 Nov 2009

    A FEAST of festive fun is being served up by a Rotherham charity as it prepares for its Christmas fair.This year's Rotherham Hospice Christmas Fair will take place at the Broom Road Hospice from 11am until 3pm on November 21.Visitors will be able to enjoy

  • Mexborough man faces grievious bodily harm charge

    Mexborough man faces grievious bodily harm charge

    By on Wed 11 Nov 2009

    A 31-year-old man appeared  at Doncaster Magistrates' Court this morning charged with grievous bodily harm with intent after an assault in Mexborough that left a local man with serious injuries.Stephen Millns, who had been living in the Mexborough are

  • Warne's relief at Wealdstone win

    Warne's relief at Wealdstone win

    By on Wed 11 Nov 2009

    MILLERS striker Paul Warne says the Millers’ FA Cup win at Wealdstone should not be underestimated. The Ryman League minnows twice came from two goals down to push Ronnie Moore's side all the way as Sunday's first-round tie match ended 3-2.Warne

  • Man arrested after car overturns

    Man arrested after car overturns

    By on Wed 11 Nov 2009

    A MAN was arrested on suspicion of being unfit to drive through drink or drugs after his car overturned near the Asda roundabout on Aldwarke Lane, Rotherham.The man, aged in his early 20s, crashed his Renault Clio shortly after 7pm on Saturday. There were

  • Bluebell Wood Christmas fundraisers

    Bluebell Wood Christmas fundraisers

    By on Wed 11 Nov 2009

    THE countdown to Christmas is on and children’s charity is hoping to raise extra funds during the festive season.Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice is holding a Celebrate Christmas Concert at Herringthorpe United Reformed Church on December 4 at

  • Murder probe after woman found dead

    Murder probe after woman found dead

    By on Tue 10 Nov 2009

    POLICE have launched a murder hunt after an incident at a home in Rotherham town centre. A 36-year-old woman, named today as Kerry Sneddon, was found at the property on Whybourne Grove shortly after 11.30pm on Sunday and died at Rotherham General Hosp