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Rotherham HGV driver who blocked mobile speed camera loses job

The driver deliberately parked in front of the camera

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HGV driver who blocked speed camera with his vehicle facing dismissal

AN “obnoxious” motorist who drives for a living and who blocked a mobile speed camera van in Rotherham with his company-branded HGV has been dealt with by police – and now also faces dismissal from his employer.

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Tragic fatal stabbing victim named as Lazarus Makono

A MAN who died following a stabbing in Goldthorpe on Wednesday (February 21) has been named as Lazarus Makono.

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Opening a Gateway to friendships

A CLUB for adults with learning disabilities is helping build friendships across Rotherham.

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Popular Sheffield animal farm shuts doors with relocation plans underway

The farm’s 170 animals are currently being moved to Rotherham

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Firefighters tackle car blaze after arson attack overnight

FIREFIGHTERS were called after a car was deliberately set on fire in Laughton-en-le Morthen.

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They've bin busy! Litter picking little stars hailed by community

A PAIR of best pals on a mission to beat the litterbugs have been hailed as “shining examples of making their community a better place.”

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Heritage project brings 'incredible' historic buildings back to life

HISTORIC buildings in Barnsley town centre are being brought back to life as part of a four-year restoration and cultural project.

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'Shocking' mass fly-tipping costs £6,500 to remove

CITY of Doncaster Council has hit out at those responsible for a mass fly-tipping offence which cost the local authority £6,500 and took “many hours” of work to clear up.

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Century celebrations plane sailing for Ida

​A WOMAN who helped prepare planes for D-Day was delighted by a surprise gift from the RAF as she turned 100.

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Was it really Top of the Pops?

YOU think they had it all, but hit the pause button and look at the sadness in their eyes.

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'Prolific' thief who used child in crimes jailed

A “prolific” thief has been locked up after stealing £1,000 worth of alcohol from a supermarket – and using a child to help him commit his crimes.

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Moving film about Rotherham teen cancer victim Lulu has made awards finals

EMOTIONAL footage celebrating the life of an inspirational teenage girl has made the finals of the 2024 Smiley Charity Film Awards.

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Demolition of Corporation Street's burned buildings in Rotherham to start 'in next few weeks'

DEMOLITION of Corporation Street’s burnt-out buildings will begin within weeks, Rotherham Council has said.

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The statement which could finally put a stop to Droppingwell tip...

CAMPAIGNERS are eagerly awaiting an Environment Agency statement which would trigger a shift in stance at Rotherham Council and finally put a stop to Droppingwell tip.

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North Rotherham hit by a spate of 'nasty' house burglaries

Communities in the north Rotherham area have been hit by a series of house burglaries described as ‘nasty’ by police.

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'Break 'em Bronte'! Firefighter is through to TV show semi-finals

A ROTHERHAM firefighter who wowed viewers of TV's Gladiators with her debut performance kept the heat on to get through to the semi-finals of the show after an adrenaline-fuelled second battle with the 'superhuman' athletes.

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Four arrested in Goldthorpe murder investigation

DETECTIVES have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Goldthorpe on Wednesday and have made four arrests.

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Get your tickets for what could be Rotherham's last beer and music festival - ten pairs to be won

THERE’S still time to grab your tickets for what could be the last Rotherham Real Ale and Music Festival – and we have ten pairs to give away.

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Man charged over incident at 'dogging' hot-spot has case dropped by prosecutors

A MAN filmed committing an allegedly indecent act at a Rotherham ‘dogging’ hotspot on a camera designed to snare fly-tippers has had the case against him dropped – because lawyers ruled there was no victim.