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Reminder about reservoir risks issued ahead of warm weekend

YORKSHIRE Water is encouraging visitors to its reservoirs to remain considerate of their behaviour in order to keep themselves and local wildlife safe ahead of the forecast warm weather this weekend.

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Man jailed after sending sexual messages to 13-year-old vulnerable girl

A “sinister” man who used social media apps to target a vulnerable child with learning difficulties and send her sexual messages has been jailed.

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Suspected illegal drugs and shotgun cartridge seized by police

SUSPECTED illegal drugs including heroin and unprescribed pregabalin were seized, along with a 12mm shotgun cartridge, after police raided a property following a tip-off.

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Rotherham firm's tree planting op to offset carbon footprint

THE Rotherham site of a company has undertaken a major tree planting operation as part of a new campaign to offset its carbon footprint.

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Waves of support for music festival

THERE were waves of support for a music festival which made a triumphant return to Manvers Lake.

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War memorial saved and given a permanent new home

A WAR memorial listing the names of many who fought - and died - in the Great War has been saved for the public as its previous home faces possible regeneration.

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New MP warns Rotherham Council services can be improved

ROTHERHAM’S new MP Jake Richards has warned that he believes the council’s performance “can improve” and has already asked for an update on much-anticipated regeneration work in Dinnington.

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Hospital charity 'overwhelmed' by community's response to appeal

A HOSPITAL charity has praised the generosity of the local community after passing the £120,000 milestone in its current fundraising campaign.

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Penny's heavenly clowder of kittens brighten football woes

ENGLAND'S returning Euro 2024 squad may not be 'feline' the greatest this week after their defeat to Spain in the final – but a Rotherham animal sanctuary was so proud of the players for making it to the championships they named six cute newly-born kittens after team members.

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Town centre to become 'urban playground' as youth festival returns

ROTHERHAM town centre is set to become an 'urban playground' for three days with the arrival of an action-packed free youth festival this summer.

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In this week's Rotherham Advertiser...

THE actor WC Fields once said “Never work with children or animals”.

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SUVs should be banned from school pickups to keep children safe - and prevent more climate chaos

“We need to do better for our children”

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Body-cams for staff funded at hospital after successful pilot

BODYWORN cameras for staff at Rotherham Hospital will be funded following a successful pilot programme which saw footage caught by the kit become key to the jailing of an abusive man.

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New resort director is 'valuable addition' to theme park team

A NEW resort director has been hailed as a “valuable addition” by the Rother Valley theme park he has joined.

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Youngsters give summer events a creative boost

GRASSROOTS events happening in Rotherham this summer are being given a creative boost by local school children, thanks to the team behind the Children’s Capital of Culture 2025 initiative.

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Real-life drama inspires Ryan's Mr Bigstuff

ROTHERHAM actor and writer Ryan Sampson leaned on a real-life emotional upheaval to craft Sky TV’s latest comedy, which will be aired for the first time tomorrow night (Wednesday.)

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'Commendable' project supports young people with health conditions

A NEW support programme designed to help young people with long-term conditions has been praised by parents and patients for its 'significant impact' on quality of life.

YorkshireLive - Rotherham

People urged to call 999 when they spot wanted Yorkshire man

Police want to speak to anyone who has seen or spoken to Nathan Lightfoot

YorkshireLive - Rotherham

New pictures of missing teenager released as more details around disappearance emerge

Vanesa was reported missing earlier this week

YorkshireLive - Rotherham

Tell-tale clues that caught a 'career criminal' out

'Career criminal' Gerard Langton raided a conveniance store