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  • Not long now to the big day...

    Not long now to the big day...

    By Amy Parkes on Tue 20 Apr 2010

    Well one month into my life as a 30-something and I’m actually quite enjoying it.

  • Council elections: Have your say on the parties' mini-manifestos

    Council elections: Have your say on the parties' mini-manifestos

    By Admin on Tue 20 Apr 2010

    We asked the parties standing in next month's Rotherham Council elections to submit their mini-manifestos about what they would do for you if they were elected.

  • A way out of bus 'mess'

    A way out of bus 'mess'

    By Alan Pearman on Mon 12 Apr 2010

    I WONDER if Councillor Stone and Rotherham Chief Executive Martin Kimber were watching BBC Look North on Tuesday?

  • Save our Green Belt

    Save our Green Belt

    By Eamonn Ward on Mon 12 Apr 2010

    Dear Sir, The only Green Party candidate in Rotherham will be Richard Penycate in Rawmarsh council ward as we focus on supporting the "Save our Green Belt" campaign.

  • Meet the next Paula Radcliffe

    Meet the next Paula Radcliffe

    By Amy Parkes on Thu 08 Apr 2010

    A STRANGE thing happened to me last night...I found myself smiling while running on the treadmill.

  • Legacy of Labour a  reason to vote Tory

    Legacy of Labour a reason to vote Tory

    By Cllr Thomas Fenoughty, Conservative on Tue 06 Apr 2010

    Sir—”My dad would turn in his grave.”
    “My Dad would turn in his grave” “If they put a donkey up they’d win” When elections are coming up in Rotherham these are the 2 phrases I constantly hear.

  • How will new houses help Canklow?

    How will new houses help Canklow?

    By Concerned resident on Fri 02 Apr 2010

    Sir—As reports say that Canklow is a bad area, with high crime and low employment, why is the council planning to build 29 new homes, one a five-bedroom house.

  • Fly-away mixed bag

    Fly-away mixed bag

    By Michael Upton on Wed 03 Mar 2010

    You may have noticed Film Chat’s absence for the last few weeks while I had a well-earned break.

  • Razzle Dazzle

    Razzle Dazzle

    By Michael Upton on Wed 03 Mar 2010

    IT would be easy to mock Sandra Bullock. Let’s not forget she made her name with the exciting-but-brainless Speed, ruined it with the farcical Speed 2: Cruise Control and rehabilitated herself with a series of ordinary but profitable rom-coms such as Force

  • Sienna’s the worst

    Sienna’s the worst

    By Michael Upton on Wed 03 Mar 2010

    Back with the Razzies, there was a rare award for Sienna Miller, who landed worst supporting actress for GI Joe, while all three Jonas Brothers shared the worst actor award for Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience.

  • The brown stuff

    The brown stuff

    By Amy Parkes on Tue 02 Mar 2010

    My stress levels are soaring at the moment, what with the wedding and moving house, and what do I normally do when I’m stressed?….EAT CHOCOLATE.

  • Life's a rollercoaster

    Life's a rollercoaster

    By Amy Parkes on Tue 09 Feb 2010

    I’VE been on a bit of a roller coaster ride with my health and fitness regime over the last couple of weeks.

  • READER COMMENT: Bullying of teachers commonplace

    READER COMMENT: Bullying of teachers commonplace

    By on Mon 08 Feb 2010

    Bullying is very common in the teaching profession. I am a teacher and was bullied out of a permanent job. I used to work for Doncaster L.E.A. Several of my colleagues were also bullied. I hear (from bullied ex-colleagues that I meet on the supply cir

  • READER LETTER: Where's the Millers' motivation?

    READER LETTER: Where's the Millers' motivation?

    By on Mon 08 Feb 2010

    Although I am an ex-Rotherhamite living in Canada for the past 37 odd years, I still follow the team on the Beeb and it seems to me that this team is not motivated under the current managerial setup. They appeared far more enthusiastic under Mark

  • Exes to come face to face again at the Oscars

    Exes to come face to face again at the Oscars

    By Michael Upton on Fri 05 Feb 2010

    Turning inevitably to this week’s Oscar nominations announcement, I can’t comment on many of the choices as the panel always seems to pick films that haven’t been released in the UK yet but much of the shortlist is filled with familiar and predictable nam

  • Razzies list is the usual mix of the bad and the really bad

    Razzies list is the usual mix of the bad and the really bad

    By Michael Upton on Fri 05 Feb 2010

    It’s one of the biggest weeks of the cinematic year so how could I overlook the event that has had everyone talking? Yes, the nominations are out for the Razzies.