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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.

  • Doyle off the mark

    Doyle off the mark

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    FIGHTER Ray Doyle has claimed his first pro win since returning to the ring.The 28-year-old drew with Craig Tomes in September in his first bout since coming out of retirement and linking up with Stefy Bull’s gym in Mexborough.And he carded a clear p

  • Millers must take the jeers, says Ellison

    Millers must take the jeers, says Ellison

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    MIDFIELDER Kevin Ellison says the Rotherham players can have no complaints with the stick they're getting over their current form.Ronnie Moore's men trooped off to a chorus of jeers from the Don Valley faithful after Saturday's dire draw with Aldershot.It

  • Eagle back at Parkgate

    Eagle back at Parkgate

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    PARKGATE have parted company with manager Sean Hutchinson—with former boss Russ Eagle back at the helm.Hutchinson handed in his notice after Saturday’s 8-3 thumping at Hall Road Rangers, a third defeat in four games which has seen the club slid

  • Tigers' stars aid youngsters

    Tigers' stars aid youngsters

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    SPEEDWAY stars Josh Auty and Paul Cooper have a new band of fans after doing their bit for poorly children in South Yorkshire.The Sheffield Tigers’ aces popped in to the Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice at North Anston to spend time with the yo

  • Titans' key men get international calls

    Titans' key men get international calls

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    TITANS are to lose two key players to international commitments—but the good news is that injured men will return to step into the breach.Tinus Du Plessis’ departure this week to join the Namibian squad will be followed by Adam Kleeberger linki

  • Millers' 18-month search for stadium site ends

    Millers' 18-month search for stadium site ends

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    ROTHERHAM United have finally settled on a site for a new stadium after a painstaking 18-month search.The privately owned piece of land, covering 15 acres, "ticks all the boxes," according to chairman Tony Stewart Speaking to the Advertiser last

  • Civic pride heads to Japan

    Civic pride heads to Japan

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    SALES of the Swindon-built, three-door Civic Type R have begun in Japan, after the first cars were shipped from Southampton last month.A move to sell the hot hatchback in Japan—where only the saloon version of the Civic Type R was sold previously&mda

  • Armed raid at Brinsworth newsagent

    Armed raid at Brinsworth newsagent

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    A GANG fled from a Rotherham newsagents with money and cigarettes after forcing the manager to open the safe during an early morning raid.It was the second time in ten months that GT News on Brinsworth Lane in Brinsworth has been targeted by thieves, who w

  • Jim's wish list is a fund raiser

    Jim's wish list is a fund raiser

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    ADVENTURE-loving granddad Jim Beachill drew up a list of “things to do before I die” when he hit 65–and walking Hadrian’s wall came out top.When grandchildren Jack (12) and ten-year-old Elishia heard of his plans, they begged to be

  • Thief targets Good Samaritan couple

    Thief targets Good Samaritan couple

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    GOOD Samaritans John and Joyce Mason paid a heavy price for helping an old lady in distress–an opportunist thief walked off with their holdall containing £150 worth of property.The Swinton couple were about to drive off on a four day caravan br

  • Players can compete at top level: Maggs

    Players can compete at top level: Maggs

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    NEW player-coach Kevin Maggs says Rotherham Titans have players who can compete at Premiership level.The 35-year-old signed in at Clifton Lane this week and trained with the squad ahead of Saturday's prickly trip to Moseley.Maggs wasn't at last week's trem

  • Crash closes road

    Crash closes road

    By on Thu 05 Nov 2009

    BOTH lanes of a dual carriageway have been closed due to a collision which has left a motorist trapped inside a vehicle.Firefighters from Rotherham Fire Station were working this morning to free the stricken driver who was trapped in the heavily

  • Fire strikes called off

    Fire strikes called off

    By on Wed 04 Nov 2009

    FIREFIGHTERS have called off a raft of strikes announced earlier this week after reaching an agreement over changing shift times.The Fire Brigades Union had previously been locked in a dispute with South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue over a proposed move from

  • Chimney plunge rescue: VIDEO

    Chimney plunge rescue: VIDEO

    By on Wed 04 Nov 2009

    A TOP firefighter has told how crews battled for two-hour s to free a man who had become trapped after falling down a chimney.Incident Commander Neil Hessell was part of the rescue team called to St John's Avenue, Masborough, at around 8.20pm on

  • Road closed after smash

    Road closed after smash

    By on Wed 04 Nov 2009

    POLICE closed one of the main routes into the town following a collision involving a car and a skip lorry.The collision happened at around 8.30am this morning on Warren Vale Road, Rawmarsh, between the Kilnhurst roundabout and the road's junction with