Tell us your memories of the ‘Great Rotherham Flood’

By Michael Upton | 22/05/2017

Tell us your memories of the ‘Great Rotherham Flood’
An aerial view of floodwater in Catcliffe in June 2007


Readers’ memories of the great deluge of 2007 have been flooding in — but we still need more.

At the end of June, we will be marking the tenth anniversary of the crisis with a special supplement pulling together the most memorable pictures and stories from our coverage at the time with new interviews, unseen photographs, readers’ pictures and stories of disaster and great community spirit.

If you were affected by the floods — whether it meant your house was flooded out, you couldn’t get to work or a vital appointment, your commute along the M1 was scotched after it had to be closed, your road turned into a torrent or you benefited from the kind-hearted actions of a neighbour or loved one — we would love to hear from you.

You can call us on 01709 768146, email us your memories to, find us on Facebook or Tweet @rotherhamtiser.

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