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  • You don't get it, councillor

    You don't get it, councillor

    By Michael Conlon on Tue 19 Oct 2010

    Sir, In response to Cllr Middleton, he says us socialists don't get it. The fact is, Cllr Middleton doesn't get it.

  • Concern at level of cuts

    Concern at level of cuts

    By Dawn Richards on Tue 19 Oct 2010

    As a parent and a tax payer in South Yorkshire, I am worried about the level of cuts we are facing in services following cutbacks in Government spending to be announced tomorrow

  • Denis MacShane is innocent until proven otherwise

    Denis MacShane is innocent until proven otherwise

    By Steve Parkin on Mon 18 Oct 2010

    Whatever criticism people are going to level at Denis MacShane, we should note that he has been elected with a large majority by the Rotherham electorate FIVE times, and so far hasn’t been questioned or charged with any offences at all.

  • ParkesLife: Big is beautiful

    ParkesLife: Big is beautiful

    By Amy Westby on Thu 14 Oct 2010

    ONE of my embarrassing secrets is that I’m addicted to celebrity magazines.

  • Time to kick them out

    Time to kick them out

    By Admin on Thu 14 Oct 2010

    Sir, in the week that another Labour 'casualty' of the MPs Expenses Claims, hits the headlines (MPs' expenses: Margaret Moran may be fifth MP to face court), we now hear that Rotherham’s own MP Dennis McShane has been reported to the police for his account

  • Big success for Jeremy's favourite charity

    Big success for Jeremy's favourite charity

    By Norman Lawrence on Mon 11 Oct 2010

    Sir—A very successful evening was held at the Carlton Park on Saturday last, when The Jeremy Beadle Morthyng Memorial Trust held its annual quiz party hosted by George Layton.

  • LETTER: Well done to our Commonwealth heroes

    LETTER: Well done to our Commonwealth heroes

    By Jan Cole on Fri 08 Oct 2010

    Sir, Why are we so poor at celebrating local sporting success?

  • ParkesLife: Inbetweeners' Gilbert gives warning to students

    ParkesLife: Inbetweeners' Gilbert gives warning to students

    By Amy Westby on Thu 07 Oct 2010

    IF I was to mention the names Jay, Will, Simon and Neil–there’s a good chance that some people would know straight away who I was referring to.

  • Winners and losers on child benefit

    Winners and losers on child benefit

    By Councillor Thomas Fenoughty on Tue 05 Oct 2010

    Sir, It was distressing yesterday to read in a national newspaper the sob-story of a lady who is losing her child benefits.

  • Unappetising thought

    Unappetising thought

    By Des Buckley on Mon 04 Oct 2010

    Sir, Regarding the sale of halal meat, I find the thought of unwittingly consuming meat from animals that have been slaughtered in this most barbaric manner most repulsive.

  • Why we should all be using cloth nappies

    Why we should all be using cloth nappies

    By Mrs L Cain on Thu 30 Sep 2010

    Sir - I just wanted to write in support of the comments made by Ann Roche in her letter "Reduce and Reuse" (see Advertiser, September 24th).

  • We need an alternative to capitalism

    We need an alternative to capitalism

    By Neil Adshead on Tue 28 Sep 2010

    Sir, Forget the whole media talk of ‘Red Ed’ and the whole Labour conference, before the result of the Labour leadership we had the Liberal Democrats Conference where last we had the government’s business secretary Vince Cable talking up the faults of capi

  • Thanks for help on Ride for Life

    Thanks for help on Ride for Life

    By Ron Webster on Tue 28 Sep 2010

    Dear Sir, I write following a memorial bike ride, "Ride for Life" which took place in Rotherham on Sunday last.

  • ParkesLife: Winter is on its way

    ParkesLife: Winter is on its way

    By Amy Westby (nee Parkes) on Fri 24 Sep 2010

    THERE really is a chill in the air now which means one thing...winter is on its way.
    I love autumn, I love the colours of the leaves and the anticipation of Halloween and Bonfire Night but what I don’t love is the drop in temperature.

  • Free schools would be bad for Rotherham

    Free schools would be bad for Rotherham

    By Susan Brook, on Tue 21 Sep 2010

    Sir, I write in response to the articles on 'Free Schools' published on the 17th September and the 27th August.

  • Rotherham's hidden transport gem

    Rotherham's hidden transport gem

    By Stuart Lodge on Mon 20 Sep 2010

    Sir, The museum would like to thank everyone who supported The South Yorkshire Transport Rally on September 19 at Meadowhall coach park.