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Hunt for driver after biker hurt in suspected hit-and-run

Hunt for driver after biker hurt in suspected hit-and-run

Thu 24 Sep 2020

POLICE are on the hunt for a suspected "hit-and-run" driver after a collision in Thrybergh this afternoon.

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  • Wild pigs, breakdowns and random roof racks - it's all in a day's work for Highways England's M1 patrol team

    Wild pigs, breakdowns and random roof racks - it's all in a day's work for Highways England's M1 patrol team

    By Michael Upton on Wed 09 Jan 2019

    In the second instalment of a two-part feature, we meet the team patrolling South Yorkshire's motorways.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Lexus LC500

    MOTORS REVIEW: Lexus LC500

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 03 Jan 2019

    IN the iconic 1985 Steven Spielberg film Back to the Future Old Man Peabody glanced nervously at the spaceship on the cover of his son’s sci-fi comic book upon first sight of Doc Brown’s De- Lorean-based time machine.

  • Meet the team keeping the roads safe this Christmas

    Meet the team keeping the roads safe this Christmas

    By Michael Upton on Fri 21 Dec 2018

    TRAVELLING to see family this Christmas? In the first part of a two-part feature, Michael Upton meets the team aiming to keep the motorways safe and the queues to a minimum.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Jaguar E-Pace

    MOTORS REVIEW: Jaguar E-Pace

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 20 Dec 2018

    Jaguar E-Pace ‘cub’ lacks its big sibling’s prowess

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Hyundai Ioniq EV

    MOTORS REVIEW: Hyundai Ioniq EV

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 20 Dec 2018

    HYUNDAI could be poised to move the electric vehicle ownership debate on apace with the launch of its Kona EV, which claims a potential zero emissions range of 300 miles.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Dacia Duster

    MOTORS REVIEW: Dacia Duster

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 20 Dec 2018

    SNOBBERY is a marketing specialist’s dream and probably the one thing that lands so many people in financial strife these days.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Citroen C3 Aircross

    MOTORS REVIEW: Citroen C3 Aircross

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 13 Dec 2018

    CITROEN has just added to its SUV line-up with the launch of a pumped-up version of its C3 hatchback, the C3 Aircross.

  • Car dealer helps hospital beat the blizzards

    Car dealer helps hospital beat the blizzards

    By Dave Doyle on Tue 20 Nov 2018

    A CAR dealership will help to keep Rotherham patients safe this winter, with the loan of a blizzard-beating vehicle.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Volvo XC40

    MOTORS REVIEW: Volvo XC40

    By Tom Sharpe on Mon 19 Nov 2018

    VOLVO has long been the official sponsor of the prestigious Around the World Ocean Race yachting event and it must have picked up a few ideas…because the brand knows how to ride the crest of a wave.

  • VIDEO: Duke of Cambridge 'looking forward to seeing more McLarens on the road'

    VIDEO: Duke of Cambridge 'looking forward to seeing more McLarens on the road'

    By Adele Forrest on Wed 14 Nov 2018

    PRINCE William said he looked forward to seeing more of McLaren’s supercars on the road after he and Kate Middleton officially opened the firm’s new Rotherham site.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: SsangYong Rexton

    MOTORS REVIEW: SsangYong Rexton

    By Tom Sharpe on Mon 05 Nov 2018

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Mitsubishi Eclipse

    MOTORS REVIEW: Mitsubishi Eclipse

    By Tom Sharpe on Wed 25 Jul 2018

    MITSUBISHI’S greatest recent success has been a plug-in hybrid whose timely introduction saw it ride a tide of enthusiasm for electrified vehicles.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Mazda CX-5 SUV

    MOTORS REVIEW: Mazda CX-5 SUV

    By Tom Sharpe on Wed 25 Jul 2018

    The journey into the unknown is all the more eerie for the relative silence with which Mazda’s new CX-5 SUV has delivered us to the ski lifts at the bottom of the famous pass and, we suspect, into the great grey beyond.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Kia Rio

    MOTORS REVIEW: Kia Rio

    By Tom Sharpe on Wed 25 Jul 2018

    The new Kia Rio, introduced to showrooms in time to benefit from the busy March numberplate change, feels like a straightforward offering from the off.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Alfa Romeo Stelvio

    MOTORS REVIEW: Alfa Romeo Stelvio

    By Tom Sharpe on Mon 16 Jul 2018

    JUST when Jaguar thought that it was alone in prowling in and taking a chunk out of the premium SUV sector, along comes a resurgent Alfa Romeo.