Thu 11 Aug 2022
TRAVELODGE has exchanged contracts for its 69-room hotel on Forge Island — part of its £160 million expansion programme.
By Jill Theobald on Fri 22 Jul 2022
POLICE discovered 80 cannabis plants — with an estimated street value of up to £80,000 — at an “extremely dangerous set-up” in Mexborough.
FIREFIGHTERS spent yesterday morning tackling a trio of woodland, bush and tree fires.
By Jill Theobald on Thu 21 Jul 2022
POLICE officers responding to a report of a house fire in Wombwell earlier this week found a cannabis set-up in the loft — which officers warned could have been “fatal” in the extreme heat.
ACCIDENTAL and deliberate grassland, trees and derelict building blazes were among the incidents firefighters tackled overnight in the borough.
THE region’s fire chief has praised crews during the unprecedented heatwave — and said the whole sector needs to be “better equipped to deal with such extreme levels of demand”.
SOUTH Yorkshire Police has said a “huge thank you” to emergency service partners across the borough and the public after “unprecedented temperatures” led to a trail of devastation.
By Jill Theobald on Wed 20 Jul 2022
A MAJOR incident declared in South Yorkshire has been stood down, South Yorkshire Police has announced.
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 19 Jul 2022
A TAKEAWAY driver was assaulted and had his scooter stolen after stopping a zebra crossing.
FIREFIGHTERS dealt with four overnight blazes across the area during a busy start to the week because of the hot weather.
A PREDATOR who groomed a girl of 14 online before sexually assaulting her has been jailed for three years.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 18 Jul 2022
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a large field blaze at Hellaby this morning.
ACCIDENTAL and deliberate grass fires were among the incidents on a busy overnight shift for firefighters.
A BLAZE at the former Rhinos pub on Saturday night is believed to have been an accident, South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue says.
A WOMAN was killed and a man suffered a potentially life-changing injury in a dog attack at West Melton.
A MOTORCYCLIST who died in a crash could “light up any room with his amazing smile,” his family has said.