News stories about Rotherham, the Dearne Valley and the Don Valley

Latest news

Knife attack thug jailed for stabbing man in back

Knife attack thug jailed for stabbing man in back

Thu 19 May 2022

A THUG who chased a terrified man out of his home and across a field before stabbing him the back has been jailed for two years.

  • Rotherham Giants in charity link

    Rotherham Giants in charity link

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    PROMOTED Rotherham Giants are aiming to do their bit for charity as well as setting their sights on a National League place this summer.Giants have been elevated to the Yorkshire League following a minor restructuring, just one tier below the prestigious N

  • Metro's British title target

    Metro's British title target

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    DETERMINED Rotherham Metro begin their quest for a second British title tomorrow—and aim to put the heartbreak of last year behind them.They compete in the preliminary round at Manchester’s aquatic centre with the target of finishing in the top

  • Booth lands principal job at Virgin Racing

    Booth lands principal job at Virgin Racing

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    MANOR’S John Booth has stepped up to become Virgin Racing’s Team Principal—and he’s also announced plans to launch a GP3 team this year.Booth has replaced Alex Tai at the helm of the new organisation and was previously Virgin's spor

  • Millmoor's a no-go says Stewart

    Millmoor's a no-go says Stewart

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    ROTHERHAM United chairman Tony Stewart says there are too many obstacles in the way of the club making a temporary return to Millmoor.The Millers are due to complete two more full seasons at Sheffield's Don Valley Stadium before their new £20 million

  • Slimathon launched in Rotherham

    Slimathon launched in Rotherham

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    A CHARITY slimathon for Children In Need is being launched in Rotherham this month.The aim of the national event is to give people wanting to lose weight the chance to be sponsored for every pound that they lose helping a worthwhile cause along the way.Ind

  • Town gears up for business awards

    Town gears up for business awards

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    BUSINESSES from across the town centre will come together tomorrow night for an awards ceremony that recognises customer service.The awards, which have been organised by the Act for Rotherham business group in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and R

  • Theft gang arrested after tip-off

    Theft gang arrested after tip-off

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    POLICE have arrested a gang of alleged metal thieves thanks to a call from a member of the public.Officers from the Dearne Safer Neighbourhood Team arrested four men after a call alerted them to a suspected burglary on Queen Street, Goldthorpe, on January

  • Yob tenant loses home

    Yob tenant loses home

    By on Thu 04 Feb 2010

    A NUISANCE council tenant was evicted this week following complaints of aggressive behaviour and use of foul and abusive language. The man, who has not been named, had been a resident of the town's Wharncliffe Flats complex for 25 years but evicted by a Ro

  • Ronnie slams 'spineless' Millers

    Ronnie slams 'spineless' Millers

    By on Wed 03 Feb 2010

    RONNIE Moore blasted a "spineless" performance after seeing Rotherham United suffer a damaging defeat to promotion rivals Bournemouth at Don Valley last night.Lucky to be ahead through a Tom Pope header at half time, Rotherham capitulated in the

  • Work starts on new homes

    Work starts on new homes

    By on Wed 03 Feb 2010

    BUILDING work has begun on seven homes in Rawmarsh—which will replace outdated bungalows which were demolished last year.The seven two- and four-bedroom homes, on Mahon Avenue, will be available for rental once complete later this year.Cllr Shaun Wri

  • OAP's 'life ruined' by vicious attacker

    OAP's 'life ruined' by vicious attacker

    By on Wed 03 Feb 2010

    A PENSIONER who was viciously beaten by a drunken thug is still suffering from the devastating effects of the attack, according to his daughterNathan Gilbank  was jailed for five years  after admitting attacking  defenceless Irvine Rown

  • OAP's 'life ruined' by vicious attacker

    OAP's 'life ruined' by vicious attacker

    By on Wed 03 Feb 2010

    A PENSIONER who was viciously beaten by a drunken thug is still suffering from the devastating effects of the attack, according to his daughterNathan Gilbank  was jailed for five years  after admitting attacking  defenceless Irvine Rown

  • Speed camera locations

    Speed camera locations

    By on Wed 03 Feb 2010

    SPEEDING motorists will be targeted by mobile speed cameras as part of an on-going effort to stamp out dangerous driving.Officers from the South Yorkshire Safety Camera Partnership will patrolling nine of the borough’s busiest routes with the roadsid

  • Man in court on murder charge

    Man in court on murder charge

    By on Wed 03 Feb 2010

    A 32-year-old man will appear in court today charged with the murder of a Polish bakery worker.Hossein Abdollahzadeh, of Maple Road, Mexborough, is alleged to have killed Agnieszka Dziegielewska (30).Her body was discovered in the bathroom of her flat in S

  • Toyota recall 1.8 million cars

    Toyota recall 1.8 million cars

    By on Tue 02 Feb 2010

    TOYOTA have been forced to issue a vast recall of 1.8 million cars after identifying a fault which caused accelerator pedals to stick.Now rigorously tested reinforced pedals will be installed to the effected cars to eliminate the excess friction that may c