Described as the ‘heartbeat’ of Dinnington-based young runaways charity Safe@Last, Tracy Haycox can now add an MBE to her achievements.
It was a proud day for Hemswell Cliff residents Chris Cooper and Beverly Barford last Thursday as they rubbed shoulders with royalty at the Queens Royal garden party at Buckingham Palace.
Green-fingered pupils at St Augustine’s Primary School have been busy rolling up their sleeves to pitch in for their new wildlife garden.
Fire crews remain at the scene of a blaze at West Burton Power Station, near Gainsborough, this morning (Tuesday 18th June 2013).
The atmosphere was top of the class at Worksop’s Lion Hotel for the Guardian’s Best in School 2013 award ceremony.
Burglars threatened a woman with a knife in her own home in Keelby Road, Gainsborough.
Kiveton and Wales residents will be able to view Rotherham’s draft Local Plan for development at a drop-in session today (Tuesday 18th June).
The following locations will host a mobile speed camera this week, starting Monday 17th June:
Gainsborough In Bloom is appealing for volunteers to help with its next tidy up event on Tuesday evening.
A drug dealer who was jailed for selling M-Cat to users in Gainsborough has had his assets seized on the orders of a judge.
Gainsborough MP Edward Leigh has been knighted in the Queen’s birthday honours.
The Prince’s Trust is asking local businesses to help change young people’s lives.
Residents have been invited to join the chairman of West Lindsey District Council in paying tribute to our armed forces next week.
A volunteer whose life was turned upside down by a brain tumour has been awarded the British Empire Medal for services to the community.
Rotherham will hold its first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) Pride event on Saturday 29th June.
A drop-in centre for homeless people battling drink and drug addictions has been officially opened on Chapel Walk in Worksop.
There is just three weeks left to sign up for a voluntary programme offering young people a chance to gain new skills.
Amateur dramatics groups in Wales desperately need your help after the ceiling of their hall collapsed.
Police in Rotherham have launched a campaign to target house burglary across the area.
Residents in Dinnington have launched a campaign to get footpaths legally recognised after the land was earmarked for development.
Residents will get a further chance to view Rotherham’s draft Local Plan for development at two further drop-in sessions this week.
Bassetlaw Council and the Food Standards Agency are urging people to carry out a ‘Kitchen Check’ as part of Food Safety Week.
A new Inspector has taken over the lead on policing in the Bolsover area.
The garden at Rotherham Hospice is looking bloomin’ lovely thanks to a local garden centre.
Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce has become the one stop shop for exporting companies to acquire export documentation and important advice and guidance on exporting.
A festival of dance organised by Harthill Morris saw a cheque handed over to Pudsey Bear for £10,000.
Bassetlaw Citizens’ Advice Bureau has launched a fresh appeal for new recruits as part of Volunteers’ Week which launched this month.
Residents living around Dinnington Comprehensive are angry after the school’s playing field was fenced off.
Deaths and injuries from house fires and incidents of arson have both fallen again across South Yorkshire, but the county’s chief fire officer is warning that any future funding cuts will threaten recent safety improvements.
The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change was in Ulley yesterday to visit the Penny Hill wind farm.
Bassetlaw John Mann MP asked in Parliament this week why the district is leading the way nationally in tackling drug-related issues.
You don’t need Richard and Judy to set up a book club.
Have you ever seen a glow worm?
A car abandoned in Scrooby is being linked to a robbery in Bawtry.
South Yorkshire Police seem to be winning the fight against retail crime in Rotherham.
The police custody suite in Rotherham is set to close under £18million plans by South Yorkshire Police to replace its ‘old and poorly maintained’ facilities.
A distraught Bircotes toddler is appealing for witnesses after his pirate scarecrow was stolen from this year’s Ranskill and Torworth Scarecrow Festival.
A man has suffered burns to his arm and face after a chip pan fire at his Swallownest home on Wednesday evening.
A round-up of this week’s convictions
A Dinnington mum has welcomed news that plans to shut a children’s heart unit have been suspended.
A council boss is reassuring residents that work has been done to look into the infrastructure needed as part of their Local Plan.
The number of people in Notts pledging to donate their organs after death has rocketed in a single month.
Aston residents will be able to view Rotherham’s draft Local Plan for development at a drop-in session today (Thursday).
Rotherham National Union of Teachers (NUT) is holding a public meeting later this month for anyone that maybe affected by potential academy conversions.
Sturton-by-Stow based Batribike are featured in the BBC’s The Apprentice tonight (Wednesday).
Notts County Council has put in a £3 million bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund to boost conservation of natural and cultural heritage in Sherwood Forest.
Bassetlaw’s tribute to Armed Forces Week will be boosted with the addition of British and German vehicles when an exhibition of military memorabilia takes place later this month.
A centre which helps to deal with young offenders is proving a big success in Rotherham.
SCOUTS, Cubs and Beavers from Worksop celebrated Scouts Community Week by holding a litter pick at The Canch last weekend.
“Kerry was a wonderful and loving person” - a devastated sister pays tribute to the woman who was found dead in a Worksop house last week.
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Wednesday 19 June 2013
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