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New era for education as Rotherham uni centre opens

New era for education as Rotherham uni centre opens

Mon 24 Sep 2018

UNIVERSITY Centre Rotherham welcomed its first students today (Monday) as the £10.5 million higher education base opened for the new academic year.

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  • £7,000 reward offered in murder hunt

    £7,000 reward offered in murder hunt

    By Phil Turner on Fri 14 Oct 2011

    A reward of £7,000 has been put forward to help detectives solve a ten-year-old Rotherham murder mystery.

  • Vandals target debt advice team

    Vandals target debt advice team

    By Admin on Fri 14 Oct 2011

    DUNKIRK spirit helped Rotherham’s Citizens Advice Bureau volunteers to carry on after vandals targetted their HQ.

  • Machete gang's £20,000 haul

    Machete gang's £20,000 haul

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 14 Oct 2011

    ROBBERS armed with machetes stole more than £20,000 in a raid on a Rotherham bank, detectives have revealed.

  • Chaos as lorry rams bridge

    Chaos as lorry rams bridge

    By Michael Upton on Thu 13 Oct 2011

    A LORRY caused traffic delays earlier today when it became jammed under a railway bridge at Aldwarke.

  • Horse saved in ditch drama

    Horse saved in ditch drama

    By Michael Upton on Wed 12 Oct 2011

    FIREFIGHTERS have freed a horse which was trapped in a ditch for at least four hours.

  • Do you know these CCTV suspects?

    Do you know these CCTV suspects?

    By Phil Turner on Tue 11 Oct 2011

    POLICE have released CCTV pictures of two people suspected of snatching an elderly woman’s purse in Mexborough.

  • Air rifle robber holds up filling station

    Air rifle robber holds up filling station

    By Phil Turner on Mon 10 Oct 2011

    A MASKED gunman snatched cash in a terrifying raid on a petrol station in Dinnington on Friday night.

  • Children flee as kitchen blazes

    Children flee as kitchen blazes

    By Phil Turner on Mon 10 Oct 2011

    THREE youngsters escaped through a lounge window from a blaze which broke out in the kitchen of a house in Wincobank on Sunday night.

  • 'Disgraceful' thieves damage war memorial

    'Disgraceful' thieves damage war memorial

    By Amy Westby on Fri 07 Oct 2011

    THIEVES who tried to steal a brass plaque from a war memorial have left a community sickened.

  • 4x4 crashes into cottage

    4x4 crashes into cottage

    By Michele Vincent on Wed 05 Oct 2011

    A RANGE Rover ended up on its side against a cottage in the early hours after leaving the road and crashing through a wall.

  • More police contact points closed in cutbacks

    More police contact points closed in cutbacks

    By Michele Vincent on Wed 05 Oct 2011

    POLICE enquiry desks in Rawmarsh and Maltby have been axed to save money.

  • Four held as armed police swoop

    Four held as armed police swoop

    By Michele Vincent on Thu 29 Sep 2011

    ARMED police arrested four men today in connection with an robbery outside a bank in Swallownest.

  • OAP escapes as bed-warming wheat bag catches fire

    OAP escapes as bed-warming wheat bag catches fire

    By Michele Vincent on Thu 29 Sep 2011

    A WOMAN in her 90s suffered the effects of inhaling smoke after a microwave wheat bag she was using to heat her bed caught fire.

  • Arsonists torch vehicles in street

    Arsonists torch vehicles in street

    By Michele Vincent on Thu 29 Sep 2011

    FIREFIGHTERS from Rotherham Fire Station tackled a blaze last night after a van and a car were deliberately set on fire.

  • Hunt for machete gang in bank van robbery

    Hunt for machete gang in bank van robbery

    By Gareth Dennison on Wed 28 Sep 2011

    A GROUP of machete-carrying bank robbers stole a “large quantity” of cash during a daytime raid on a security van.