Comment

  • End in sight for the minimum wage

    End in sight for the minimum wage

    By Michael Conlon on Tue 16 Nov 2010

    Sir, It is frightening that this country has now appointed John Cridland, head of the CBI, stating he will remove all barriers for business growth, starting, I should imagine, with the end of the mininum wage.

  • Questions over Rawmarsh Community School's financial plight

    Questions over Rawmarsh Community School's financial plight

    By Ruth Booth on Mon 15 Nov 2010

    Sir, Mr Clowes asked, in last week's letters, who is to be held accountable for a £400,000 overspend at Rawmarsh Community School.

  • LETTER: Musical history to be proud of

    LETTER: Musical history to be proud of

    By Tony Beesley on Mon 15 Nov 2010

    Sir, While browsing through a brand new book, Never Mind the Ballards, which aims to chronicle all of the UK’s Rock and Pop cultural places of note and interest, I noticed that, we (Rotherham) get a mere mention for our Arts Centre playing host to Pulp’s f

  • Proud to be British

    Proud to be British

    By M Hopkins on Sun 14 Nov 2010

    This week's disgusting scenes of Asians disrespecting our soldiers and war dead by burning poppies on Remembrance Day, and allowed to get away with it, sums up what's happening to our once great country.

  • Thanks due to hospital

    Thanks due to hospital

    By Mrs M R Ward on Sun 14 Nov 2010

    Sir, I have recently spent 7 weeks as a patient in Ward A6 of RDGH.

  • Schools bad weather proposal a nightmare

    Schools bad weather proposal a nightmare

    By Admin on Sat 13 Nov 2010

    Sir—Apparently Sheffield City Council is considering requiring teachers to attend their nearest school in times of bad weather instead of their usual place of work.

  • Rat-racer thwarted

    Rat-racer thwarted

    By Admin on Fri 12 Nov 2010

    Sir-This is a message to the young woman in the rather tatty mini convertible who stuck two fingers up at me because I wouldn't let her push into the line of traffic queuing up from Canklow roundabout towards Whiston Crossroads one evening.

  • Make British gas back down

    Make British gas back down

    By Michael Conlon on Fri 12 Nov 2010

    Sir, More bad news is to drop on our doormat soon. British Gas are to raise prices again despite the fact british powerstations are crawling in exploited cheap foreign labour,they have announced mass profits again, yet they can raise the gas prices when ev

  • Snowed under with cats

    Snowed under with cats

    By Sarah Froggatt on Fri 12 Nov 2010

    Sir-I work at Thornberry Animal Sanctuary and we have been absolutely snowed under with abandoned cats and kittens in recent weeks.

  • Lifeboat on standby

    Lifeboat on standby

    By John Wilkinson on Fri 12 Nov 2010

    Sir-In 2005 "regulations" from the EU were costing £1 out of every £11 in our economy. Sadly this has now worsened.

  • Relative success

    Relative success

    By Cressida Marshall on Fri 12 Nov 2010

    Sir, I would like to express my thanks to the Advertiser for publishing a recent letter of mine regarding the Wards of Rotherham.

  • Surprise at endorsement

    Surprise at endorsement

    By Clive Jepson on Fri 12 Nov 2010

    Sir-Further to recent letters concerning the Anston and Woodsetts Labour Party ward newsletter.

  • Make up your minds over green bins!

    Make up your minds over green bins!

    By Mrs L Carr on Thu 11 Nov 2010

    Sir, My husband and I have just had the greatest of pleasures by attending the 2010 Rotherham Garden Competition Award ceremony.

  • Cinderella sale raised £2,000.

    Cinderella sale raised £2,000.

    By Dianne Fox on Thu 11 Nov 2010

    Dear Sir I would like to use your page to thank everyone who attended the Cinderella Sale in Aid of Safe@last on November 7.

  • Brilliant venues, great bands what a musical melting pot Rotherham was

    Brilliant venues, great bands what a musical melting pot Rotherham was

    By Ivor Hillman on Wed 10 Nov 2010

    Sir—Last week”s Advertiser featured a really good piece sent in by author Tony Beesley about the non-recognition of Rotherham music and Rotherham bands.

  • Westby Avenue: Strictly gets a ten from me

    Westby Avenue: Strictly gets a ten from me

    By Amy Westby on Wed 10 Nov 2010

    HOW good is Strictly Come Dancing this year? I know it is one of those shows which you either love or hate but I am a massive fan.