Hundreds of officers from Yorkshire forces to police English Defence League protest

HUNDREDS of police officers will be in Rotherham town centre tomorrow when the latest in series of protests by far-right group the English Defence League and a counter demonstration takes place


Video: New lead in hunt for Rotherham killer of Tommy, 80

DETECTIVES trying to find the killer of a South Yorkshire pensioner battered for his life savings hope a new lead will help them crack the case.

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Paul Warne.

Paul Warne has five reasons to stay cheerful at Championship basement boys Rotherham United

THE decision of Paul Warne not to ‘destroy’ his beleaguered Rotherham United side following last weekend’s torrid 5-0 thrashing at Cardiff City is probably a wise one.

Education Secretary Justine Greening officially opens Scarborough UTC.

YP Comment: Quality teaching can change lives. Schools only as good as their staff

SENTENCE one of paragraph one of today’s Parliamentary report on schools policy, and the importance of teachers, could not be more categorical. “The quality of education in England depends on the quality of the teachers in our schools,” it says succinctly.

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Peter Heard

Motorcyclist, 65, killed in south Yorkshire crash named as witness appeal launched

POLICE have named the pensioner who died when the motorbike he was riding was involved in collision with a car in Rotherham at the weekend as an appeal to trace witnesses is launched.


Motorbike rider, 65, killed in Rotherham crash

A PENSIONER suffered fatal injuries when the motorbike he was riding was involved in collision with a car in Rotherham.

Rotherham United player-boss,  Emlyn Hughes, in action during the 1982-83 season.

Bygones: When Rotherham United fans revelled in glorious climb up the table under Emlyn Hughes

FOR those Rotherham United supporters suffering in the workplace on a Monday morning for seemingly the umpteenth time this season, here is something to ease the pain.

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Rotherham United interim manager Paul Warne (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Cardiff City v Rotherham United: Paul Warne hoping to earn his own legendary managerial status

PAUL WARNE is the first to admit that Neil Warnock showed him hidden depths during his time at Rotherham United.

Tom Adeyemi

Rotherham United: Paul Warne sings praises of Cardiff loanees

ROTHERHAM UNITED interim manager Paul Warne expectes the club to have to beat off plenty of rival competition to land midfielder Tom Adeyemi on a permanent basis.

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Sheffield Crown Court

Paedophile who still haunts the nightmares of victims jailed for 27 years

A paedophile who abused girls as young as five over a 20-year period has finally been brought to justice, as his victims spoke of how he still haunts their nightmares.

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the new measures will improve the country's ability to protect children.

Rudd announces £40m package to tackle child sex abuse

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has today announced the delivery of a £40m package of Government measures to protect children and young people from sexual abuse, exploitation and trafficking, and to crack down on offenders.

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Man deliberately got caught shoplifting to smuggle former 'legal high' Spice into prison

Man deliberately got caught shoplifting to smuggle former 'legal high' Spice into prison

A Yorkshire man has become one of the first in the country to be sentenced under new laws designed to tackle the supply of drugs formerly known as ‘legal highs.’

Huddersfield's Elias Kachunga celebrates making it 2-2. (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Big match verdict: Huddersfield overcome wobble 
to shatter Rotherham United

FAR FROM the Valentine’s Day massacre that these two Yorkshire clubs’ hugely contrasting Championship records suggested may be on the cards but Huddersfield Town, nevertheless, remain on course for a possible date with the Premier League.


Video: Neighbour captures Rotherham police siege on camera

A man has been arrested following an armed stand-off in a residential street in Rotherham, following reports that a woman was being held.

Are you Yorkshire's missing lottery winner?

Are you Yorkshire's missing lottery winner?

There's just one week to go for a mystery lottery winner from Yorkshire to claim their prize.
Exclusive: All Sheffield and South Yorkshire NHS hospitals under review to find ‘unsustainable’ services

Exclusive: All Sheffield and South Yorkshire NHS hospitals under review to find ‘unsustainable’ services

All hospital services in Sheffield are under review as health bosses try to fill a £232 million financial blackhole.

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Jon Taylor celebrates scoring Rotherham's opening goal.

Big-match verdict: Rotherham v Blackburn - Taylor on target to send out message of hope

JON TAYLOR just knew he was going to score against Blackburn and had a T-shirt bearing a poignant message printed to mark the occasion.

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Rotherham's head of children's services, Ian Thomas. Picture: Scott Merrylees

Rotherham: How a council not fit for purpose is clawing its way back

Rotherham’s head of children’s services said he knew major progress had been made following the child exploitation scandal when a victim declared she was “finally proud” to come from the South Yorkshire town.

Stock pic of Rotherham. The town's council leader says it is finally healing after the child sex abuse scandal.

Wounds of scandal-hit Rotherham finally healing, says council leader

Rotherham is starting to heal in the wake of the child sex abuse scandal despite far-right extremists’ continuing attempts to stir up racial divisions, according to the South Yorkshire town’s council leader.

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The funeral of teenager Leonne Weeks is held at St Leonard's Church in Dinnington , South Yorkshire. Picture: Scott Merrylees

Hundreds in emotional farewell to Dinnington teenager Leonne Weeks

HUNDREDS of wellwishers braved the cold yesterday in South Yorkshire today to pay their last respects to a teenage girl found stabbed to death.

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