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YorkshireLive - Rotherham

Widow issues appeal as Yorkshire miner dies after short health battle

Keith Needham worked as a miner in Doncaster from the age of 15

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Expansion into Sheffield a 'major step' for Rotherham-based firm

A FAMILY-RUN Rotherham-based waste management specialist is expanding its environmentally friendly services into Sheffield.

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Hope the Hedgehog set to bring 'magical experience' to borough

A GIANT environmental puppet will be putting nature on the map in Rotherham when the interactive creation goes on a tour of the town.

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Confusion after election hustings event cancelled

A PRE-ELECTION hustings in the Rother Valley ward has been cancelled with both main parties blaming each other.

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Moving performance in world premiere of play about the years before IVF

A ROTHERHAM actress has been praised for her moving portrayal of a woman desperate to conceive a baby in the years before IVF.

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Burglar to 'spend even longer behind bars' after police op crackdown

A BURGLAR originally jailed on a drugs charge is set to spend even longer behind bars after detectives working on an ongoing operation secured another prison sentence.

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Theme park visitors donate hundreds of new toys to charity

A THEME park in Rotherham is thanking all its visitors who donated hundreds of new toys in aid of a national charity supporting children affected by domestic abuse.

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Revamp brings 'new lease of life' to popular pub

A POPULAR pub has re-opened its doors following a six-figure renovation project which has also created eight new jobs.

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Arsonists strike twice overnight as crews tackle deliberate blazes

FIREFIGHTERS were called out to tackle two deliberate rubbish blazes overnight.

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OPINION: Why listening to teachers isn't such a bad idea after all

ACADEMIES Trusts are made up of non-geographically linked groups of educational establishments known as academies, academies that are advised/led/monitored by a non-elected, relatively arbitrary, hand full of individuals known as trustees.

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Rotherham Council files plans for children’s home in Dinnington

ROTHERHAM Council says access to a proposed children’s home will be improved enough by removing a grass verge and dropping kerbs.

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Schoolboy's campaign to improve road safety in the suburb where he lives

HE MAY be aged 11, but Leo Bellamy has set himself a task well beyond his years - to single-handedly get road safety improved in Kimberworth, where he lives.

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Loophole allows parking offenders to dodge fines in Dearne Valley communities

MORE than six out of ten motorists caught parking illegally in Dearne Valley communities are escaping without a fine, it has emerged.

YorkshireLive - Rotherham

Wife who clobbered farmer husband with hammer set for £1.8m in divorce

Judge Jeremy Richardson KC was forced to delay passing sentence in what he described as “a very serious matter” as a series of legal issues cropped-up

YorkshireLive - Rotherham

How many GPs are in each area of Yorkshire as government fails to meet recruitment target

The government pledged to recruit 6,000 more GPs by 2025 in their last manifesto

YorkshireLive - Rotherham

‘Dangerously out of control' dog killed as two people savaged in street

A 31-year-old man suffered potentially life-altering injuries in the attack

YorkshireLive - Rotherham

Three kittens suffer broken bones, burns and brain damage at the hands of a sadist

Ruhit Dey and Amanda Pike's abuse led to the death of two kittens

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Emergency services attend Whiston crash

EMERGENCY services were called to Worrygoose roundabout following a road traffic collision.

YorkshireLive - Rotherham

Popular Rotherham family pub reopens following huge makeover

'The revamp has brought a whole new lease of life to the pub'

YorkshireLive - Rotherham

Rotherham Council admits failings after seven men jailed for abusing girls in its care

The seven men were found guilty of abusing girls in the council's care in the early 2000s