Comment

  • Only independents can restore pride

    Only independents can restore pride

    By Michael Conlon on Sat 11 Sep 2010

    Sir -In response to Mr Platt not standing for next election, you claim you support New Labour. Are you proud of the mess they left us in after years following Tory policies?

  • Lack of buses making life difficult

    Lack of buses making life difficult

    By Chris Wheeler on Sat 11 Sep 2010

    Sir-I recently moved to Rockingham and was disappointed to say the least by the lack of public transport to Rotherham town centre.

  • Truth behind health centre move

    Truth behind health centre move

    By David Holland on Fri 10 Sep 2010

    Sir, The article 'Super surgery plan shelved' did not spell out for your readers why the new Mexborough Health Centre has been cancelled.

  • ParkesLife: Have your cake and eat it I say!

    ParkesLife: Have your cake and eat it I say!

    By Amy Westby on Thu 09 Sep 2010

    THERE’S no denying it...I LOVE FOOD. As I mentioned last week, I’ve gone a little off the rails since the wedding eating everything in sight, but boy am I enjoying it.

  • Do not fall for lies

    Do not fall for lies

    By J Richardson on Wed 08 Sep 2010

    Dear sir, The final sentence of Jimmy Reid's historic speech - “We are not rats” – given to Glasgow University (1972)- is: “It’s a goal worth fighting for.”

  • Local jobs for local people

    Local jobs for local people

    By Michael Conlon on Tue 07 Sep 2010

    Sir, I welcome the news that 47 new houses have been funded to go ahead. Will Rotherham Borough Council ensure that building companies use local labour direct and don't use employment agencies to recruit labour.

  • Thanks for all the carnival fun

    Thanks for all the carnival fun

    By Mr and Mrs George kitchen on Tue 07 Sep 2010

    We would like to take the opportunity through the Rotherham Advertiser to congratulate the Bramley carnival commitee and Bramley council for the superb day we had last Saturday.

  • Time to go, Mr Kimber

    Time to go, Mr Kimber

    By John Simons on Mon 06 Sep 2010

    Dear Sir, I recently moved away to work, but still like to keep in touch with friends in Rotherham and I receive a copy of the Advertiser through the post.

  • Stinking wheelie bins a health hazard

    Stinking wheelie bins a health hazard

    By Howard Jones on Sun 05 Sep 2010

    This two-week collection is surely a health hazard.

  • Pride in our homes

    Pride in our homes

    By Sue Williams on Sun 05 Sep 2010

    I read in the Advertiser that Denis MacShane thinks that people who buy their council homes are selfish.

  • Public right on burkas

    Public right on burkas

    By Jason Walker on Sat 04 Sep 2010

    Sir, Re the poll that you have been displaying recently about whether the burka should be banned or not.

  • 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.