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Sixth arrest in New Year's Day murder investigation

Sixth arrest in New Year's Day murder investigation

Fri 21 Jan 2022

A SIXTH man has been arrested in connection with the killing of Fatjon Oruci in East Dene on New Year's Day.

  • Death crash coach pair jailed

    Death crash coach pair jailed

    By on Tue 17 Nov 2009

    THE FAMILY of a couple killed when a coach smashed into their car have welcomed the jail sentences handed to the coach driver and his business partner but added: "It won't bring them back." Patricia Clements, whose son Paul and daughter-in-l

  • Herringthorpe's new multi-million pound school opened

    Herringthorpe's new multi-million pound school opened

    By on Tue 17 Nov 2009

    PUPILS have been brought together under one roof thanks to a new multi-million school building which was officially opened this week.Youngsters from Herringthorpe Junior and Infant schools were joined by The Mayor of Rotherham, Cllr Shaukat Ali on Monday,

  • Millers hope to land Roberts

    Millers hope to land Roberts

    By on Tue 17 Nov 2009

    ROTHERHAM United expect to confirm the signing of midfielder Gary Roberts today.The 22-year-old, released by Yeovil in the summer, has been training with the Millers and had an encouraging run-out for the reserves next week. The gifted play-maker is t

  • Suspended sentence for care home manager

    Suspended sentence for care home manager

    By on Tue 17 Nov 2009

    A CARE home manager who used the arms of other residents to hit a woman over the head has been given a suspended sentence.Jane Harris, of Priory Close, Conisbrough, was given a six-month jail sentence, suspended for 18 months, at Leeds Crown Court yesterda

  • Mexborough boy (8) saves man's life in blaze

    Mexborough boy (8) saves man's life in blaze

    By on Mon 16 Nov 2009

    A CHILD who raised the alarm when he spotted a house fire has been hailed a hero for saving a man’s life.Eight-year-old Joshua Lees-Steele, from Mexborough, was playing in his back garden when he spotted flames shooting from the window of his neighbo

  • MILLERS' LATE SHOW DELIGHTS RONNIE

    MILLERS' LATE SHOW DELIGHTS RONNIE

    By on Mon 16 Nov 2009

    MANAGER Ronnie Moore was full of praise for the Millers after they grabbed a late winner to sink ten-man Port Vale on Saturday.Nicky Law struck in the second minute of injury time to seal a 2-1 and a first win in five league games. Vale were forced to play

  • Mexborough man faces murder charge

    Mexborough man faces murder charge

    By on Mon 16 Nov 2009

    A 31-year-old man has been charged with murder after the death of a 28-year-old man.Father-of -our Kevin Millns, of Victoria Street, Mexborough, sustained serious injuries in an incident at his home on Monday November 9 and died two days later at Rotherham

  • Dr Who at Magna

    Dr Who at Magna

    By on Mon 16 Nov 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

  • Titans' delight after derby win

    Titans' delight after derby win

    By on Mon 16 Nov 2009

    TITANS' skipper Mike Whitehead lauded praise on his side after Saturday's impressive 11-7 win over arch rivals Doncaster.The Knights had won the previous seven games between the sides and were hot favourites to take the points after winning four Championsh

  • Four men badly hurt in Kiveton crash

    Four men badly hurt in Kiveton crash

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision early this morning which left four men in hospital. At 12.10am this morning, a grey Ford Focus was travelling along Red Hill, Kiveton Park, Rotherham, towards South Anston when it l

  • Comedy legend Barry Cryer at Civic

    Comedy legend Barry Cryer at Civic

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    A TIMELESS comedy legend comes to Rotherham Civic Theatre tonightas Barry Cryer brings his new show—Still Alive With Colin Sell—to the Civic at 7.30pm.An outstanding entertainer and undisputed king of the one liner, Barry promises a truly memor

  • Outrage as flashers mar Remembrance Day parade

    Outrage as flashers mar Remembrance Day parade

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    Remembrance Day revulsion was sparked by a couple who allegedly exposed themselves from a window as a parade passed by.Members of the public, police force, armed forces and Royal British Legion were left “disgusted” an “incensed” by

  • Rotherham council house stands empty for six years

    Rotherham council house stands empty for six years

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    A COUNCIL home has stood empty for six years while nearly 20,000 people swell the waiting list. Now, at last, the house where time stood still is to get a new tenant—even though it is still awaiting finishing touches.Despite an ever-growing wait

  • 2,800 Facebook friends join hunt for missing dog Marley

    2,800 Facebook friends join hunt for missing dog Marley

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    MARLEY the rough collie has been missing from home for six weeks, but he is not alone–in fact he has nearly 3,000 Facebook friends all searching for him. And one of them has just offered a £1,000 reward for his safe return to owner He

  • Boy (6) in 'shag band' shocker. VOTE

    Boy (6) in 'shag band' shocker. VOTE

    By on Fri 13 Nov 2009

    HORRIFIED mum Alison Gascoigne says that the "shagband" craze which outraged  parents across the country during the summer, is still thriving in Rotherham. Children as young as six are wearing them—and are aware of their hidden sexual