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Man named in Catcliffe murder investigation

Man named in Catcliffe murder investigation

Fri 22 Oct 2021

A MAN whose death in Catcliffe sparked a murder investigation has been named as Kevin David Caster.

  • Blaze at Kimberworth bowling alley

    Blaze at Kimberworth bowling alley

    By on Wed 28 Oct 2009

    FIREFIGHTERS were called to tackle a bowling alley blaze this morning after the boiler caught fire.Crews wearing breathing apparatus put out the fire at the Superbowl in Kimberworth after being called out by cleaning staff at about 6.30am.A fire service sp

  • Man seriously hurt in Mexborough smash

    Man seriously hurt in Mexborough smash

    By on Wed 28 Oct 2009

    POLICE have launched an appeal for witnesses after an accident in which a 20-year-old man was seriously hurt.The crash happened at 8.45pm last night on Wath Road in Mexborough, and involved a black Renault Megane being driven by a 24-year-old man and a whi

  • John Prescott hosts delegation's Rotherham fact-finding tour

    John Prescott hosts delegation's Rotherham fact-finding tour

    By on Tue 27 Oct 2009

    VISITORS from China and Mongolia were taken on a tour of Rotherham's specialist breathing centre by the man who opened its doors in 2007–MP John Prescott.The former Deputy Prime Minister was at BreathingSpace today to show the Chongqing visitors the

  • Homes blacked out by garden blaze

    Homes blacked out by garden blaze

    By on Tue 27 Oct 2009

    A FAMILY had a unwelcome moving-in present when fire swept up the outside of their new home.The family had moved into the house in Braithwell Road, Maltby, just three days before sparks from a back garden fire set fire to cardboard boxes and other rubbish

  • Children in Need fundraiser

    Children in Need fundraiser

    By on Tue 27 Oct 2009

    A FUND-RAISING event for the whole family will take place next week to drum up funds for Children In Need.The event, from 11am until 3pm, on November 8, at Silverwood Miners' Welfare, will feature a disco, bouncy castle, face painting and a pony party.Entr

  • Hallowe'een walk to mark obesity week

    Hallowe'een walk to mark obesity week

    By on Tue 27 Oct 2009

    FAMILIES from a Rotherham weight management club will take part in a fancy dress fun walk this Hallowe'en to raise awareness of National Obesity Week.Children from the Carnegie Club will be dressing up in spooky outfits to complete the two mile challenge a

  • NHS Rotherham acts to tackle workplace stress

    NHS Rotherham acts to tackle workplace stress

    By on Tue 27 Oct 2009

    ROTHERHAM businesses are being given the chance to apply for funding to help support the mental health of their staff.Stress and mental health problems are on the rise as more people struggle to deal with the effects of the economic crisis. And in a bid to

  • Pressure increases on Titans

    Pressure increases on Titans

    By on Tue 27 Oct 2009

    TITANS tackle Cornish Pirates this weekend badly in need of a win boost in their quest to climb out of the lower reaches of the Championship.A 43-10 reverse at leaders Exeter Chiefs on Saturday meant a sixth loss from the first eight games for Craig West's

  • Motown stalwarts head for South Yorkshire

    Motown stalwarts head for South Yorkshire

    By on Mon 26 Oct 2009

    DANCE floor divas are coming to Doncaster next month as part of the 50th anniversary of  Motown.Doncaster Dome has been chosen as the only venue outside of London to host some of Motown's best known divas for a one-off concert Divas of Motown.Supporte

  • Thomas Rotherham students' Christmas treat

    Thomas Rotherham students' Christmas treat

    By on Mon 26 Oct 2009

    STUDENTS at a Rotherham college are gearing up to deliver their version of a festive favourite.Ten teenagers, from Thomas Rotherham College, will perform Charles Dickens' timeless classic A Christmas Carol inspired by Neil Bartlett's adaptation.Performance

  • Police say a big thank-you to schoolchildren

    Police say a big thank-you to schoolchildren

    By on Mon 26 Oct 2009

    South Yorkshire Police's mounted officers went back to school this week to say thanks to pupils from Wales High School. PCs Julie Bradshaw and Tracy Brown, as well as police horses Fenwick and new recruit Royston, visited the school to say thank you as the

  • Pretty in pink...Lexus' LF-A supercar

    Pretty in pink...Lexus' LF-A supercar

    By on Mon 26 Oct 2009

    IT MAY boast a lightweight carbonfibre body, a manic 552bhp V10 engine and a 202mph top speed but Lexus’ long-awaited LF-A supercar can be disarmed with a click of your computer’s mouse thanks to a new on-line configurator. No less than 28 shad

  • M-way victim named

    M-way victim named

    By on Mon 26 Oct 2009

    POLICE have named the 42-year-old man who was killed after he stepped into the busy southbound carriageway of the M18 motorway. Adrian Gavin Wedge, from Mansfield, died shortly after the incident which happened around half a mile from the M18's junction wi

  • 200 take part in Big Sleepout

    200 take part in Big Sleepout

    By on Mon 26 Oct 2009

    WHILE many Rotherham residents were tucked up safely in their beds hard-core supporters of a children's charity took to the streets for a fund-raising sleepout.SAFE@Last held its annual Big Sleepout on Friday when more than 200 dedicated supporters grabbed

  • Sunshine at Clifton Park

    Sunshine at Clifton Park

    By on Mon 26 Oct 2009

    A NEW Sunshine Corner has returned to Clifton Park–thanks to big hearted contractors.The refurbished Grade II listed Walker Sun Dial was officially handed over to the Friends of Clifton Park on Friday and unveiled in its new home–the park&rsquo