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  • Another nightmare on our roads

    Another nightmare on our roads

    By Admin on Tue 09 Nov 2010

    Sir, Please allow me, through your columns, to congratulate Rotherham Borough Council on yet another ill-conceived traffic scheme.

  • Put benefit claimants to work

    Put benefit claimants to work

    By Terrance Harvey on Mon 08 Nov 2010

    Sir, Re the goverment's decision to make long term unemployment claimants do some kind of work for their money.

  • Council should represent people of Rotherham

    Council should represent people of Rotherham

    By John Buttle on Thu 04 Nov 2010

    Sir, I would like to complain about the attitude of this council.

  • WESTBY AVENUE: shame on queue jumpers

    WESTBY AVENUE: shame on queue jumpers

    By Amy Westby on Thu 04 Nov 2010

    HERE’S a subject that will get your blood boiling...queue jumpers. Yes, quite a bunch.

  • Many thanks for help in emergency

    Many thanks for help in emergency

    By Diane Hitchen on Thu 04 Nov 2010

    Sir, I wish to express my wholehearted thanks to Mr Gary Kyte, of Morrisons Facility Services, Thames Street, in Rotherham and Mr Alan Wallace, the operations director of The Lanes Group in Sheffield, Sarah Vogelsang, the housing champion at 2010 and the y

  • Opportunism over Anston's roads

    Opportunism over Anston's roads

    By S Thornton on Tue 02 Nov 2010

    Sir, I write with reference to Mr Cammoile`s recent letter (Advertiser 28th Oct 28) in regard to the recent "Labour in Rotherham" newsletter.

  • Why we Brits need a fair deal

    Why we Brits need a fair deal

    By The Tyke on Mon 01 Nov 2010

    Sir, I can only echo the sentiments of S. Longden (Advertiser, October 29).

  • We should be proud of our nationality

    We should be proud of our nationality

    By S Longden on Tue 26 Oct 2010

    We will remember Them Someone remarked to me the other day that they thought flying a St George’s Cross was “chavvy” and in poor taste, which made me think about what a shame it is that national pride in this country is frowned upon.

  • Thank you from a retiring runner!

    Thank you from a retiring runner!

    By Philip Snook on Tue 26 Oct 2010

    A successful collection totalling £696 was carried out at Morrison's, Bramley on Sep 11th, 2010

  • Car park needed

    Car park needed

    By Mrs A Swallow on Sun 24 Oct 2010

    Car Parks Close (Greasbrough Road Parkgate) Page 5 of this week's Advertiser a very small item of news you may think, but I feel that the closure of this car park will impact on this area of Parkgate.

  • Plea for information about World War 1 pilot

    Plea for information about World War 1 pilot

    By Alan Cohen on Sat 23 Oct 2010

    I an seeking information about Flight Lt. Gerald Marcus Jackson Morton, who was killed in 1918 flying over Northern France.

  • Ghost stories plea

    Ghost stories plea

    By Margaret Drinkall on Sat 23 Oct 2010

    Sir, I wonder if it would be possible for you to ask - through your column - for anyone who lives in and around the Rotherham area for any ghost stories they might have. I am a local writer and I want to write a book about local ghost stories from local pe

  • WESTBY AVENUE: Uni was amazing but I'm still paying for it!

    WESTBY AVENUE: Uni was amazing but I'm still paying for it!

    By Amy Westby on Thu 21 Oct 2010

    Welcome to my first column as Mrs Amy Westby and thanks go to Mike Lattimer for the winning name suggestion.

  • 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.