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Deputy mayor latest to join council’s main opposition party

Deputy mayor latest to join council’s main opposition party

Fri 26 Feb 2021

DEPUTY mayor Ian Jones has joined the council’s main opposition party — five months after quitting Labour.

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  • Would-be copper thieves set Crinoline House on fire

    Would-be copper thieves set Crinoline House on fire

    By Michael Upton on Wed 16 Nov 2011

    COUNCIL bosses are pledging to toughen up security measures at one of their former office blocks after it was targeted by thieves.

  • Death crash victim named

    Death crash victim named

    By Michael Upton on Tue 15 Nov 2011

    POLICE have named the woman who died in an accident in Harthill last week.

  • Woman dies in road accident

    Woman dies in road accident

    By Michael Upton on Mon 14 Nov 2011

    A WOMAN died after being involved in an accident outside a Rotherham church.

  • Ex-policeman jailed for £330m fraud

    Ex-policeman jailed for £330m fraud

    By Michael Upton on Fri 11 Nov 2011

    A former policeman has been jailed for ten years and three months for his part in an attempted £330 million VAT fraud—the largest of its kind in the UK.

  • Police bid to calm kidnap fears

    Police bid to calm kidnap fears

    By Phil Turner on Thu 10 Nov 2011

    POLICE have reassured parents after rumours spread about a number of attempted abductions.

  • Alert over serial flasher attacks

    Alert over serial flasher attacks

    By Phil Turner on Thu 10 Nov 2011

    POLICE have issued a warning to parents after a man exposed himself to four young schoolgirls at bus stops over several months.

  • Woman (86) seriously hurt in horror smash

    Woman (86) seriously hurt in horror smash

    By Phil Turner on Wed 09 Nov 2011

    AN ELDERLY woman is fighting for her life and another pensioner was injured after a crash at a crossroads near North Anston.

  • Road reopened after accident closure

    Road reopened after accident closure

    By Michael Upton on Tue 08 Nov 2011

    A road between Upper Haugh and West Melton has been re-opened after being closed following an accident.

  • Police launch non-emergency hotline

    Police launch non-emergency hotline

    By Gareth Dennison on Mon 07 Nov 2011

    POLICE in South Yorkshire have launched an easy-to-remember phone number for non-emergencies.

  • Fake water board inspectors con pensioners

    Fake water board inspectors con pensioners

    By Dave Doyle on Mon 07 Nov 2011

    POLICE are urging vigilance after bogus officials targeted elderly victims in Conisborough.

  • Garages targeted in thefts spree

    Garages targeted in thefts spree

    By Dave Doyle on Fri 04 Nov 2011

    POLICE have appealed for help investigating a spate of burglaries from garages in Swinton.

  • Would-be cable thieves flee empty-handed

    Would-be cable thieves flee empty-handed

    By Michele Vincent on Fri 04 Nov 2011

    WOULD-be thieves were thwarted in their attempt to steal more than 60 feet of cable from the railway line near Meadowhall.

  • Arsonists target Earth Centre site

    Arsonists target Earth Centre site

    By Michele Vincent on Mon 31 Oct 2011

    FIREFIGHTERS put out a blaze after arsonists struck at the site of the former Earth Centre in Denaby.

  • Charity bag thieves condemned

    Charity bag thieves condemned

    By Tom Sharpe on Fri 28 Oct 2011

    Thieves have deprived a hospice of up to £9,500 worth of much-needed funding by swiping charity bags from doorsteps.

  • 'Joyrider' injured after police chase crash

    'Joyrider' injured after police chase crash

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 28 Oct 2011

    AN ALLEGED joyrider suffered a broken leg after crashing into a wall while being chased by police.