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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.

  • Bluebell Wood aims for Christmas boost

    Bluebell Wood aims for Christmas boost

    By on Tue 10 Nov 2009

    THE Christmas countdown is on and one children's charity is hoping to raise extra funds this festive season.Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice has two dates for the diary: the first a Celebrate Christmas Concert, at Herringthorpe United Reformed Church, on D

  • Top South Yorkshire policemen hit the heights

    Top South Yorkshire policemen hit the heights

    By on Tue 10 Nov 2009

    SOME of South Yorkshire Police's top brass stepped up to the challenge of the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge to complete an epic charity walk. Officers from Rotherham, including the District Commander, Chief Supt Matt Jukes, took part in an annual Yorkshi

  • Car destroyed in blaze

    Car destroyed in blaze

    By on Tue 10 Nov 2009

    FIREFIGHTERS were called out to deal with a blazing car in a suspected arson attack in Treeton on Monday night.The car, a Volvo 940, was badly destroyed in the fire in Spawell Crescent at around 8 pm. Aston Park firefighters brought the blaze under control

  • Wales High School wins international applause

    Wales High School wins international applause

    By on Tue 10 Nov 2009

    A ROTHERHAM school which brings the wider world into the classroom has been rewarded for its work.Wales High School has been awarded the Government's prestigious International School Award which celebrates outstanding practice in teaching and learning in t

  • Stolen church treasure found in Tickhill field

    Stolen church treasure found in Tickhill field

    By on Tue 10 Nov 2009

    A VALUABLE Victorian artefact stolen by burglars was this week back in pride of place at a 900-year-old church.The bowl which had been taken from the font at St Mary's Church at Tickhill is back in place after it was found abandoned and coated in mud in a

  • 1,000 South Yorkshire sex offenders tracked

    1,000 South Yorkshire sex offenders tracked

    By on Tue 10 Nov 2009

    TEAM set up to manage serious offenders in the community is helping to make South Yorkshire a safer place, according to a new report.MAPPA (Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangement) teams in England and Wales were established eight years ago to provide m

  • Yorkshire's first-time home buyers struggling

    Yorkshire's first-time home buyers struggling

    By on Tue 10 Nov 2009

    DEMAND from first time home buyers in the Yorkshire and Humberside region has dipped as mortgage funding remains tight.That’s the finding from the surveyors’ professional body RICS, which says on a national level, new buyer inquiries as a whole

  • Get it right, says West

    Get it right, says West

    By on Tue 10 Nov 2009

    TITANS coach Craig West says Rotherham have got to find a killer instinct as they prepare for Saturday’s derby against arch rivals Doncaster.West was left frustrated after watching his side blow a 20-6 lead to lose 31-27 at Moseley on Saturday.It was

  • Bonfire night fires down

    Bonfire night fires down

    By on Mon 09 Nov 2009

    A BONFIRE night wash-out dampened firefighters’ fears of a busy night.Fire crews across South Yorkshire were called out to 55 deliberately started fires on November 5—a fifteen per cent reduction on last year.In Rotherham, a bonfire lit by yout

  • Rotherham remembers the fallen

    Rotherham remembers the fallen

    By on Mon 09 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 down

  • Carers invited to Rotherham Health Network meeting

    Carers invited to Rotherham Health Network meeting

    By on Mon 09 Nov 2009

    PEOPLE with an interest in social care are invited to attend the Rotherham Health Network's up and coming AGM.The network helps to pass information between health care services and the community, as well as helping groups share information about health mat

  • SAFE@last up for top award

    SAFE@last up for top award

    By on Mon 09 Nov 2009

    A CHARITY'S work to help children and young people stay safe has been recognised with a national award nomination.SAFE@Last has been short-listed for a Social Change Award and the children's charity will go head to head with two other finalists to win the

  • Millers triumph over hoodoo

    Millers triumph over hoodoo

    By on Mon 09 Nov 2009

    THE Millers dug deep to beat non-league Wealdstone on Saturday and end a seven-year FA Cup hoodoo.The 3-2 win in north London was Rotherham's first victory in the competition in 12 attempts dating back to 2002, when Southampton were beaten at Millmoor.Goal

  • A musical send-off for Mary

    A musical send-off for Mary

    By on Fri 06 Nov 2009

    MUSIC loving Mary Garrett was laid to rest to the strains of her favourite song, Danny Boy, after dementia charity Lost Chord fulfilled one final musical request.When officials of Lost Chord heard that one of its keenest supporters had died, its musicians

  • History in the House

    History in the House

    By on Fri 06 Nov 2009

    TWO YOUNG people from Rotherham made history when they were among the first in the country to take part in a debate in the House of Commons.The United Kingdom Youth Parliament  took over the House for a debate on issues for their manifesto, the first