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Concert celebrating 100 years of Thurnscoe Harmonic Male Voice Choir

THURNSCOE Harmonic Male Voice Choir’s centenary celebrations will continue with a concert at Wentworth Parish Church.

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House of Lords to launch inquiry into shoplifting

POLICE are to be quizzed about the high levels of shoplifting.

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More cars on the roads - and even more vans

NEW figures show that there are more cars on UK roads than ever – but the growth in delivery vans is also marked.

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Spring driving – be aware of the risks

THE weather might be nice now but driving in the spring can bring its own dangers.

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Property forum launched to unlock planning system bottlenecks

PROPERTY professionals are to receive a helping hand from Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber.

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Threat group to cut retail crime

A THREAT reduction group could be set up to protect shoppers and store workers due to the "horrendous levels" of retail crime in Rotherham.

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Stress-free EV motoring with Honda dependability

HONDA’S e:Ny1 is a keenly-awaited follow-up to its cute and retro Honda e hatchback.

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'Cruel' burglar who targeted vulnerable OAP in her home jailed

A “CRUEL” burglar who targeted an elderly and vulnerable woman in her home has been jailed for for six years and nine months.

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CCTV images released following road traffic collision in Rotherham

POLICE have released CCTV images after a pedestrian crossing flashing beacon was demolished and two buildings were damaged following a road traffic collision.

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Rosen returns to Rotherham! Poet Michael to marvel in magic at Grimm and Co

ONE of Britain's best-loved writers and poets for children and adults is returning to Rotherham for a literacy charity's Festival of Stories event.

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Rotherham teenager fined during police crackdown on graffiti tagging

A 19-YEAR-OLD man from Rotherham has been fined more than £200 after being found guilty of graffiti tagging a number of buildings in Sheffield city centre.

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Dearne village could 'move' under shake-up of political boundaries despite objections

SOME Dearne area communities are set for a shake-up of political boundaries which could see some residents being switched into new areas, meaning they would be represented by different councillors.

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Dearne College principal credited with helping the post-mining generation has died aged 73

A former principal at Dearne Valley College in Rotherham who modernised further edcuation for the post coal-mining generation back into work has died aged 73.

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Friendship lunches a 'lifeline' for people with dementia and their carers

THE founder of friendship lunches says she is “beyond proud” of the events which are proving a “lifeline” people with dementia and their carers.

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Vibrant cultural festival with the 'WOW' factor returns to borough

FROM den-building to poetry writing – a one-day festival with the WOW factor returned to the Rotherham.

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'Highly motivated' students equal highest possible rating for college

A COLLEGE has seen its overall Ofsted rating rise from 'good' to 'outstanding' after inspectors praised both “highly motivated” students and the “high-quality” of teaching at the education facility.

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Celebrate Rotherham’s achievements – and be inspired to write about them – at Civic Day

ROTHERHAM through the ages and its achievements on the global stage will be showcased with the borough’s first Civic Day.

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Three arrested following police raid with drugs, cash and cars recovered

DRUGS, cash and suspected stolen vehicles have been recovered by police following a raid on a compound in Conisbrough.

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Former Rother Valley MP remembered with blue plaque at Maltby

POLITICAL heavyweight Edward Dunn will be remembered with a blue plaque outside the community building which bears his name.

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Mayor will take on full policing responsibilities for the immediate future

SOUTH Yorkshire’s mayor is to retain personal responsibility for policing matters following his recent re-election in the immediate future, he has confirmed.