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PHOTO GALLERY: All the action from the return of the Rotherham 10k

PHOTO GALLERY: All the action from the return of the Rotherham 10k

Tue 17 May 2022

HUNDREDS of runners hit the streets for the sun-kissed return of the Rotherham 10K.

  • Man cut from crashed car

    Man cut from crashed car

    By on Wed 09 Dec 2009

    FIRE crews were called to West Melton this morning after a car careered into a parked vehicle.Brampton Station fire fighters attended the scene at Melton Green, West Melton, at around 6:30 this morning.One man had to be cut out of the vehicle.It

  • Rotherham 'waste mountain' dumper jailed

    Rotherham 'waste mountain' dumper jailed

    By on Tue 08 Dec 2009

    A ROGUE waste dumper who left mountains of rubbish dotted across South Yorkshire has been jailed for a total of six years. Andrew Brightmore (43), of Toad Lane, Brampton-en-le-Morthen, was jailed at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday after pleading guilt

  • Pit tragedy probe

    Pit tragedy probe

    By on Tue 08 Dec 2009

    AN investigation is under way into the death of a worker at the last remaining colliery in Rotherham.Emergency crews and a specialist mines and rescue team were sent at around 5pm on Monday to the site in Maltby where the man, named by colliery owners Harg

  • Sharps demands positive reaction from Millers

    Sharps demands positive reaction from Millers

    By on Tue 08 Dec 2009

    SKIPPER Ian Sharps is hoping for a positive reaction when Rotherham United go to Luton Town in the FA Cup tonight.The side's stuttering form continued in Saturday's 2-2 draw against Burton Albion, with Rotherham squandering a two-goal lead in the last half

  • Spectacular lights for Rotherham Minster: PICTURES

    Spectacular lights for Rotherham Minster: PICTURES

    By on Tue 08 Dec 2009

    LET there be light—Rotherham Minster has taken its place in the spotlight after crowds turned out to see it floodlit for the first time. The Bishop of Sheffield, the Rt Rev Steven Croft, teamed up with the Mayor of Rotherham, Cllr Shaukat Ali, t

  • Spectacular lights for Rotherham Minster: PICTURES

    Spectacular lights for Rotherham Minster: PICTURES

    By on Tue 08 Dec 2009

    LET there be light—Rotherham Minster has taken its place in the spotlight after crowds turned out to see it floodlit for the first time. The Bishop of Sheffield, the Rt Rev Steven Croft, teamed up with the Mayor of Rotherham, Cllr Shaukat Ali, t

  • Spectacular lights for Rotherham Minster: PICTURES

    Spectacular lights for Rotherham Minster: PICTURES

    By on Tue 08 Dec 2009

    LET there be light—Rotherham Minster has taken its place in the spotlight after crowds turned out to see it floodlit for the first time. The Bishop of Sheffield, the Rt Rev Steven Croft, teamed up with the Mayor of Rotherham, Cllr Shaukat Ali, t

  • FEEDBACK - This week's comments

    FEEDBACK - This week's comments

    By on Tue 08 Dec 2009

    Imagination libraryClick here for original story.Click here to join the debate and have your say. Having started out with a campaign to "Save Our Greenbelt" in Ravenfield, and becoming increasingly alerted to how this Council sees fit to&nbs

  • Volkswagen to control Porsche

    Volkswagen to control Porsche

    By on Tue 08 Dec 2009

    VOLKSWAGEN have taken a 49.9 per cent stake in Porsche in a 3.9 billion euro deal.The Wolfsburg-based German car giant confirmed that it would move to secure the controlling stake earlier this year.A spokesman for Volkswagen said: "For the Volkswagen

  • Titans can't make possession count

    Titans can't make possession count

    By on Mon 07 Dec 2009

    TITANS coach Craig West says an inability to make possession count was the key to Saturday's defeat at Plymouth.Titans went down 20-15 at the rain-swept Brickfields, grabbing a point as Jon Feeley scored in the last move of the game. Said West, who saw his

  • Technology students design camera

    Technology students design camera

    By on Mon 07 Dec 2009

    STUDENTS  were put to the test when they were asked to design a camera and accessories.Youngsters from Brinsworth Comprehensive School, Aston Comprehensive School and Oakwood Technology College took part in the event organised by NAMTEC, the National

  • Rotherham Hospital staff rehearse panto

    Rotherham Hospital staff rehearse panto

    By on Mon 07 Dec 2009

    DONNING their best big wigs, bloomers and ball gowns Rotherham General Hospital staff are busy preparing for this year's panto. The Hospital Players will perform Cinderella at Oakwood School College this Friday, December 4.The show is in aid of the Rotherh

  • Pupils dig in for Tree Week

    Pupils dig in for Tree Week

    By on Mon 07 Dec 2009

    A SCHOOL garden was spruced up as youngsters planted 13 new trees.Pupils from Kimberworth Community Centre of Learning grabbed their spades to transform their school grounds as part of The Tree Council's 35th National Tree Week.They planted 13 differe

  • Moore rues Millers lapse

    Moore rues Millers lapse

    By on Mon 07 Dec 2009

    MANAGER Ronnie Moore lambasted his defence after seeing the Millers squander a 2-0 lead at home to Burton Albion on Saturday.A double from Adam Le Fondre had Rotherham on course for three points with less than  half an hour to play until strikes by Aa

  • New adventure playground for Eastwood

    New adventure playground for Eastwood

    By on Mon 07 Dec 2009

    AN UNUSED piece of land is set to be transformed into an adventure playground thanks to a national green spaces scheme.Eastwood has been selected to be home to a new recreation area with natural elements, organic and man-made structures and planting.The pr