Campylobacter on chicken The 12-month survey, running from February 2014 to February 2015, is looking at the prevalence and levels of campylobacter contamination on fresh whole chilled chickens and their
Rotherham support event Officers from Rotherham showed their support for a town centre event which aimed to promote community cohesion. Loves Come First at Rotherham’s Imperial Buildings saw partners come
Rotherham Under-15 Success The newly-formed Rotherham Under-15’s team are celebrating a string of successes which saw them qualify for the Yorkshire Schools Finals. The team walked away with a 5-1
Barnsley College is tops Barnsley College’s success rates are the best in the region, and among the best in the country, according to the latest report from the Skills Funding
Campylobacter on chicken
The 12-month survey, running from February 2014 to February 2015, is looking at the prevalence and levels of campylobacter contamination on fresh whole chilled chickens and their packaging.
The survey will test 4,000 samples of whole chickens bought from UK retail outlets and smaller independent stores and butchers. Cumulative results are available. The full set will be published on 28 May 2015.
Cumulative results for samples taken between February and November 2014 have been published, including » Read more..
Rotherham support event
Officers from Rotherham showed their support for a town centre event which aimed to promote community cohesion.
Loves Come First at Rotherham’s Imperial Buildings saw partners come together to raise awareness about hate crime and encourage more people to report it.
Acting Police Sergeant Adam Wood, from the Town Centre Safer Neighbourhood Team, said the team was proud to attend the Voluntary Action Rotherham initiative.
“The event was well attended with a » Read more..
Rotherham Under-15 Success
The newly-formed Rotherham Under-15’s team are celebrating a string of successes which saw them qualify for the Yorkshire Schools Finals.
The team walked away with a 5-1 win against Wakefield, and sealed their position in the finals more recently by beating the Middlesbrough youth team. Coached by Matthew Rose of Maltby Academy, the Rotherham side produced high quality stops from Goal Keepers, Levi Owen and Jamie Ingham against Middlesbrough, followed by a winning, 18-yard goal by Matthew Greaves.
Despite a fantastic effort by all, the Yorkshire Schools Finals saw the youth team suffer a 3-1 defeat against East Riding.
Sponsored by Dearne Valley College, the Rotherham Under-15’s team trains at the College’s Manvers campus, utilising some of the region’s best sporting facilities which includes full sized grass pitches, the » Read more..
Barnsley College is tops
Barnsley College’s success rates are the best in the region, and among the best in the country, according to the latest report from the Skills Funding Agency.
The report shows the college’s overall success rates in the 2013/14 academic year were 86.2%, making it the number one further education (FE) college in the South Yorkshire region.
The success rate for 16-18 year olds was 86.1%, putting Barnsley College 29th out of 218 FE colleges nationally, while » Read more..
Resurfacing works J37 M1
Following a direction from Highways England (formerly the Highways Agency) that due to the proposed rail strike there will be an embargo on any works to their network, there will be a slight amendment to the plans for road closures relating to the essential works to Junction 37 of the M1 and adjacent roads.
The closures began on Saturday, 16 May at 8pm until 5.30am the following morning, continuing on consecutive nights and times.
The roads will be open over the Spring Bank holiday, with closures beginning again at 8pm on Thursday, 28 May, which will » Read more..
Barnsley resident thanked
Police in Barnsley have sent a letter of thanks to a local resident after she spotted a drunk driver.
The woman was travelling along Station Road in Wombwell at around 6pm on Saturday 11 April, when she noticed that a Chevrolet Matiz was being driven erratically.
Concerned for the welfare of the driver, the woman followed the car to Upperwood Road, where it had stopped. The woman approached the car, spoke the driver and persuaded him to get out and hand over his car keys for safekeeping.
The woman and another member of the » Read more..
Sun safety advice
Sun safety is a key message this summer for Doncaster Council’s Public Health team.
Skin cancer awareness and sun safety will be top priorities during the summer months, as we encourage Doncaster residents to get out and safely enjoy the weather.
Diane Glancy, who works for the council as a » Read more..
Hathersage Road collision.
Officers continuing their enquiries into a serious collision in Hathersage Road, Sheffield, have issued a further appeal for information about the car involved in the incident.
Police have recovered a black Honda Civic Type R car, with the registration number ?YG51 RWP?, which they believe was involved in a collision in Hathersage Road on Wednesday 29 April.
At around 6.40pm, it is reported that a black car was involved in a collision with a bicycle at the junction with Long Line.
The car allegedly failed to stop at » Read more..
Demolition Notice – Barnsley
Hague Plant, the contractor appointed by Barnsley Council to carry out works as part of the Better Barnsley redevelopment plans, has now submitted notice of demolition for several buildings in the town centre.
This is a statutory notice served under Section 80 of the Building Act 1984 and a copy of the notice has been delivered to the properties adjacent to the buildings that will be demolished, to keep them up to date with plans for the area.
Jeremy Sykes, Service Director, Assets, said: “This is an exciting step in creating a Better Barnsley – a redeveloped and » Read more..
Convicted of Murder
Two men have been convicted in connection with the death of a 42-year-old man at his home in the Darnall area of Sheffield last year.
Corry Walters, 22, of Stubbin Lane, Sheffield, was found guilty of murder and Connor O’Brien, 26, of Jubilee Road, Sheffield, was found guilty of manslaughter at Sheffield Crown Court today (Tuesday 19 May) following a five-week trial.
The court heard the pair went to the home of Mohammed Khalil in Greenland Drive just after 1am on Tuesday 21 October to » Read more..