Tue 07 Apr 2020
Coronavirus isn’t the first epidemic to hit Rotherham. Gareth Dennison takes a look at how the town has fared with outbreaks of disease in the past
By Gareth Dennison on Wed 01 Apr 2020
A DELIBERATE blaze was started involving rubbish and stairs at a derelict building in Kilnhurst.
By David Parker on Tue 28 Jan 2020
A MERCEDES was set alight deliberately in an arson attack in Mexborough on Saturday.
By Michael Upton on Thu 23 Jan 2020
NATURE lovers are calling for a helping hand — or several — this weekend in attempting to restore a flood-ravaged beauty spot back to full health.
By Michael Upton on Wed 04 Dec 2019
CHRISTMAS kicks off in Mexborough tomorrow — with festive events also planned in Conisbrough, Swinton, Goldthorpe and Kilnhurst over the next few days.
By David Parker on Thu 28 Nov 2019
A WOULD-be armed robber left a Rawmarsh shop empty-handed after a customer intervened.
By Admin on Wed 27 Nov 2019
POLICING in this country is always most effective when the police and the local community are working together.
By Michael Upton on Tue 26 Nov 2019
PUPILS from a flood-hit school were invited to join in the fundraising day at a nearby secondary academy from which they will benefit.
By Adele Forrest on Thu 08 Aug 2019
THE OWNER of a Kilnhurst pub said he was “majorly shocked” to learn a cannabis set-up had been found at the building following a large fire.
By Adele Forrest on Tue 06 Aug 2019
TWO and four-legged participants enjoyed the first in a series of walks aimed at tackling social isolation while learning about the history of Swinton and Kilnhurst.
By Chloe West on Thu 01 Aug 2019
A CANNABIS set-up has been discovered after a fire engulfed two floors of a pub in Kilnhurst this morning (Thursday), police said.
By David Parker on Mon 20 May 2019
THE cause of a fire at a first-floor flat in Wingfield in the early hours of this morning (Monday) is under investigation.
By Chloe West on Fri 08 Mar 2019
A FED-UP dad said his family was being driven out of their beloved home by a string of fires at a recycling plant just metres away.
By Chloe West on Mon 04 Mar 2019
THE cause of a fire at a Kilnhurst recycling plant which six crews tackled yesterday (Sunday) was accidental.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 01 Mar 2019
A CALL for a pedestrian-controlled crossing on a village’s busy through road has been taken forward by councillors.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 08 Feb 2019
NEARLY 1,400 villagers have backed a petition for a pedestrian-controlled crossing at an “incredibly dangerous” road.