Comment

  • Council cuts should start at the top

    Council cuts should start at the top

    By Admin on Fri 03 Sep 2010

    Rotherham Council has asked people in the borough to suggest ways in which council spending might be cut. Here are some of the responses sent to the Advertiser.

  • ParkesLife: 'I don't need an aisle to try new style...'

    ParkesLife: 'I don't need an aisle to try new style...'

    By Amy Parkes-Westby on Thu 02 Sep 2010

    I’M really quite worried that by the time we get to Christmas I’m going to be a bit of a roly poly.

  • Stand up and be counted

    Stand up and be counted

    By norman hedge on Wed 01 Sep 2010

    Tell us where to wield the axe . . . I was astounded to see this headline, after reading the article, then your comment column, you rightly point out there could be a public backlash.

  • Denis MacShane should be ashamed

    Denis MacShane should be ashamed

    By David Fleming on Wed 01 Sep 2010

    Dear Sir, Even after all the furore about MPs' expenses they do not like being told what they can or cannot claim.

  • Praise for builders

    Praise for builders

    By michael james conlon on Mon 30 Aug 2010

    Sir, May I take this oppurtunity to thank Henry Boot and all of its sub-contractors who brought our home up to the decent homes standard.

  • Missing banner

    Missing banner

    By Mandy Matthew on Sat 28 Aug 2010

    Who and why has someone removed our banner! Richmond Park Tenants and Residents Association managed to secure £100 funding this year to purchase a decent advertising banner to promote our annual Community Fun Day, which is being held on Sunday.

  • Thank you from all at Thornberry Animal Sanctuary

    Thank you from all at Thornberry Animal Sanctuary

    By Sarah Froggatt on Thu 26 Aug 2010

    I am writing on behalf of all the staff and animals at Thornberry to thank the Rotherham Advertiser readers for their generosity following our appeal for survival.

  • ParkesLife: or should it be MarriedLife?

    ParkesLife: or should it be MarriedLife?

    By Amy Parkes Westby on Thu 26 Aug 2010

    THIS is my first ever Parkeslife as Mrs Westby. I thought about changing the title to Marriedlife or Westbywarblings but it just didn’t have the same ring to it.

  • TALKING POINT: Why I'm bucking the university system

    TALKING POINT: Why I'm bucking the university system

    By Admin on Thu 26 Aug 2010

    THOUSANDS of students are mulling over their futures this week after receiving their A-Level and GCSE results. Former Dearne High student Anna Rydelewski (18), from Thurnscoe, explains the frustrations and challenges facing her generation.

  • Transport must be affordable

    Transport must be affordable

    By Sue Williams on Sun 22 Aug 2010

    Re proposals for control of buses: It sounds like the fat cats at SYPTE want to take over from the fat cats at First.

  • MPs take full advantage

    MPs take full advantage

    By michael james conlon on Sat 14 Aug 2010

    Sir Is MP Denis Macshane having a laugh calling the housing sector greedy, when he as taken full advantage of the system.

  • New Labour lies

    New Labour lies

    By michael james conlon on Sat 14 Aug 2010

    Sir, In response to Mr Platts' letter, may I say I was referring to MPs expenses when I mentioned benefit cheats.

  • TALKING POINT: Burkas are not British - do you agree?

    TALKING POINT: Burkas are not British - do you agree?

    By Admin on Sat 14 Aug 2010

    A recent correspondent to the Advertiser told a story of how she witnessed a child being frightened by women wearing burkas on a Rotherham bus. Do you agree with the views of our correspondents.

  • Get punishment in proportion

    Get punishment in proportion

    By Howard Jones on Fri 13 Aug 2010

    Your comment on the size of fines for littering, is all well and good.

  • The problem with this country

    The problem with this country

    By Richard Marriott on Wed 11 Aug 2010

    Dear Sir, Every week I stand out in town on the socialist party stall campaigning and petitioning for a better standard of living for all both in the UK and internationally and every week I wait for somebody to come up and sign the petition to stop the NHS

  • Where's the sense?

    Where's the sense?

    By DL Middlemiss on Fri 06 Aug 2010

    Sir- Page 15 of this week’s Advertiser had the update on the crack down on enviro – crime, with seven people being charged for litter offences.