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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.

  • Laundry service is axed

    Laundry service is axed

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    A CONTROVERSIAL move to go ahead with plans to axe Rotherham's laundry service for old people won council backing this week. After months of protests by pensioners and their supporters, borough councillors confirmed on Monday their decision—first tak

  • Vengeful husband burns down home

    Vengeful husband burns down home

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    A VENGEFUL husband burned down the marital home after his wife told him she wanted a divorce, a court heard.Former garage boss Philip Evans set fire to the £180,000 bungalow and left a voice message for his estranged wife saying: “Morning bitch

  • Extra help for smokers who want to quit

    Extra help for smokers who want to quit

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    ROTHERHAM smokers who are ready to quit can now access extra support through free group sessions.NHS Rotherham's Stop Smoking Service are introducing the group sessions in addition to the one-to-one, telephone and drop-in support which is already available

  • Dyslexia screening offer

    Dyslexia screening offer

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    FREE dyslexia screening is being offered to children and adults as part of dyslexia awareness week, which begins on Monday.Support4Dyslexia is offering the service free of charge for one month at its centre in Halfway, Sheffield.The centre, based on Statio

  • Maltby Linx win £36,000 allotment grant

    Maltby Linx win £36,000 allotment grant

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    YOUNGSTERS from a Rotherham youth group can plant a better future for themselves thanks to a £36,000 grant.Members of the Maltby Linx Young People's Group received the funding from the Wentworth Valley Area Assembly. It will be spent on a new al

  • Denis MacShane steps into planning applications row

    Denis MacShane steps into planning applications row

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    ROTHERHAM MP Denis MacShane has joined public protests over moves to scrap rules requiring that planning applications have to be advertised in newspapers.Dr MacShane raised the issue in the house after Advertiser editor Doug Melloy wrote to all three of th

  • South Yorkshire sex offender numbers up

    South Yorkshire sex offender numbers up

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    THE number of sex offenders under supervision in South Yorkshire increased by five per cent to 861 over the past year—185 of them in Rotherham.There were 305 registered sex offenders in Sheffield by the end of March, 185 in Rotherham, 128 in Barnsley

  • New surgery for Conisbrough

    New surgery for Conisbrough

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    PLANS for a £6 million super-surgery will become reality after receiving the green light from council planners.NHS Doncaster announced this week that work on the new Conisbrough Health Centre will start early next year and promised that a broader ran

  • Disney professional spectacular - REVIEW

    Disney professional spectacular - REVIEW

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    WHEN the nights draw in and you are forced to retrieve your winter coat from the back of your wardrobe, you know that some form of cheering up is in order.And there is nothing more magical and heart warming than a Disney production especially if it’s

  • Ronnie frustrated on Millers recruitment front

    Ronnie frustrated on Millers recruitment front

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    ROTHERHAM United manager Ronnie Moore has been frustrated in his attempts to bring in loan signings before this weekend's clash with Aldershot Town.Speaking after Saturday's defeat at Bury, Moore (pictured) stated his intent to bring in new blood to pep up

  • Millers on spying mission

    Millers on spying mission

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    THE Millers management team are going to Wealdstone next week for a spying mission on their FA Cup opponents.The Ryman League side have a home game against Boreham Wood on Tuesday so manager Ronnie Moore and his assistant Jimmy Mullen are taking the opport

  • South Yorkshire sex offender numbers up

    South Yorkshire sex offender numbers up

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    THE number of sex offenders under supervision in South Yorkshire increased by five per cent to 861 over the past year—185 of them in Rotherham.There were 305 registered sex offenders in Sheffield by the end of March, 185 in Rotherham, 128 in Barnsley

  • Dr Who heads for Magna

    Dr Who heads for Magna

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    DR WHO will be dropping into Rotherham as part of the BBC Children in Need campaign, which gets underway next month.The doctor, who will be accompanied by the Daleks and other characters from the hit TV show, will be at the Time War event at Magna on Satur

  • Muggers steal Swallownest boy's bike

    Muggers steal Swallownest boy's bike

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    POLICE are hunting a gang who attacked a 13-year-old cyclist and stole his bike.The teenager was riding his bike to meet friends just before 8am last Wednesday when he was stopped by a group of four youths on Estone Drive, Swallownest.The youths lifted the

  • Ryan takes Scots crown

    Ryan takes Scots crown

    By on Thu 29 Oct 2009

    ICE-ACE Ryan Sharp has claimed another top title, winning the Scottish Solo Dance crown.The Wickersley School pupil competed against some of Britain’s top skaters at the championships in Dumfies.He was second in the rankings after the samba section,