Comment

  • Coalition will put brake on council spending

    Coalition will put brake on council spending

    By Brian Birkinshaw on Tue 25 May 2010

    Sir—The leader of Rotherham Borough Council is in for a nasty surprise.
    The perverse actions of a so-called caring Labour party group with a large majority are well highlighted in your editorial dated May 21.

  • Thanks to Howard Webb, a real sport

    Thanks to Howard Webb, a real sport

    By Simon Ridge on Tue 18 May 2010

    Sir, May I take this opportunity through your newspaper to thank Howard Webb, for a superb performance on Monday night at Barnsley Metrodome.

  • Liberal Democrat votes not wasted

    Liberal Democrat votes not wasted

    By Nick Love on Sat 15 May 2010

    Thank you for voting for me and the Liberal Democrats on May 6th.

  • Private sector driving rents through the roof

    Private sector driving rents through the roof

    By Michael JConlon on Thu 13 May 2010

    Sir, In response to letter from the concerned resident from Canklow regarding social housing, may i say the need for social housing is paramount to address the private sector's monopoly driving house prices through the roof giving the private landlord the

  • With goodwill, we may prosper

    With goodwill, we may prosper

    By Wesley Paxton on Wed 12 May 2010

    Sir, Many thanks to the 8,111 of you who cast your vote for me in the election this month. Every one was both valuable and appreciated, not least in view of the much publicised lack of an election address, caused by the lack of resources.

  • Thanks from Rotherham Red Choir

    Thanks from Rotherham Red Choir

    By Alison Rodgers on Tue 11 May 2010

    Sir, Rotherham Red Choir would like to thank everyone who attended our benefit concert at The Bridge Inn on April 30.

  • Phone-flinging Crowe at it again - with a log!

    Phone-flinging Crowe at it again - with a log!

    By Michael Upton on Tue 11 May 2010

    What happened when "Robin Hood" met the Duke of York.

  • Time to do the honorable thing

    Time to do the honorable thing

    By Mike Britland on Tue 11 May 2010

    Sir, Last week 3,550 voters in Rotherham Constituency chose to back an Independent candidate in the local elections.

  • Thank you to voters of Keppel Ward

    Thank you to voters of Keppel Ward

    By Cllr Colin Barron on Mon 10 May 2010

    Sir, I would like to thank the voters of Thorpe Hesley, Kimberworth Park and the rest of Keppel Ward for returning me as their councillor with a much increased majority.

  • Go and see this Sunday's variety spectacular

    Go and see this Sunday's variety spectacular

    By Amy Parkes on Mon 10 May 2010

    IF YOU are wondering what to do this Sunday (16) get yourself down to Rotherham Civic Theatre for a variety show spectacular.

  • Nasty shock down at the doctor's

    Nasty shock down at the doctor's

    By Mrs J Scott on Fri 07 May 2010

    Sir, I recently went to visit my GP's practice at the Rotherham health village, only to find a parking ticket on my car!!

  • Thanks for nothing, binmen.

    Thanks for nothing, binmen.

    By anne jarvis on Thu 06 May 2010

    Sir I would just like to say a HUGE thank you to the bin man who decided NOT to collect my bin today!!

  • Absentee candidate

    Absentee candidate

    By anne jarvis on Thu 06 May 2010

    I laughed instead of crying when I read the article from the Tory candidate who wants electing in Wales Ward.

  • Harry Potter star's new girl fears on Ivy League arrival

    Harry Potter star's new girl fears on Ivy League arrival

    By Michael Upton on Thu 06 May 2010

    Emma Watson may seem cool - but she's human like the rest of us

  • Meals on wheels criticism unfair

    Meals on wheels criticism unfair

    By Mrs Brunt on Wed 05 May 2010

    I worked for Rotherham council for seven years until they decided they were going to get rid of my job, so I decided to leave when the opportunity came along to join a new provider.

  • A pat on the back goes a long way

    A pat on the back goes a long way

    By Amy Parkes on Wed 05 May 2010

    ONE of the best things about working for the Advertiser and Record is that when you bump into old school friends, teachers and pals’ parents, they always say how much they enjoy reading your articles.