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  • Canals key to flooding risk

    Canals key to flooding risk

    By Joe Dudhill on Wed 29 Dec 2010

    Sir, Happy New Year with a bit of good news for Rotherham and Sheffield.

  • Time for a clearout

    Time for a clearout

    By Michael Conlon on Tue 28 Dec 2010

    Sir, May I wish yourself, your staff and your readers a Happy New Year and all the best for 2011.

  • Snow clearance question cleared up

    Snow clearance question cleared up

    By Mark Waterhouse on Tue 21 Dec 2010

    Sir, I write in response to your reader J. Hall’s letter, which was published in last week’s edition of the Advertiser, claiming that workmen from Morrison/Rotherham 2010 had cleared the driveway and path in front of a councillor’s home.

  • Westby Avenue: Bring on Christmas

    Westby Avenue: Bring on Christmas

    By Amy Elizabeth Westby on Tue 21 Dec 2010

    Presents wrapped—check, cards posted—check, festive CD in CD player—check, back up food in the freezer in case we get snowed in on Christmas Day—check...there’s only one thing left to do now and that’s hope that I’ve been good enough this year to get a tre

  • I won't be bullied by Labour council

    I won't be bullied by Labour council

    By Peter Thirlwall on Fri 17 Dec 2010

    Sir—In response to the brief article with the sensational headline “Thirlwall thrown out of the council chamber” (see Advertiser, December 10) I would like to set the record straight.

  • Thirlwall affair raises questions about council

    Thirlwall affair raises questions about council

    By Admin on Fri 17 Dec 2010

    Sir—I am fascinated by the latest goings on in the council chamber at Rotherham Borough Council and the further unanswered questions it raises.

  • Strange choice for patron

    Strange choice for patron

    By Robin Symonds on Thu 16 Dec 2010

    Sir, I was surprised to read that Chuckle Brother Barry Elliott is to be the patron of the proposed Rotherham Central Free School.

  • My thanks for your help

    My thanks for your help

    By Jennifer Strachan on Tue 14 Dec 2010

    I am disabled and need two sticks to walk.

  • Clear up after your dog

    Clear up after your dog

    By Karen Bingham on Mon 13 Dec 2010

    Sir, As a responsible owner of two dogs, I am disgusted to see that during the recent bad weather we have had a lot of people have decided to leave their dog's poo in the snow.

  • Clearing all the roads is not practical

    Clearing all the roads is not practical

    By Stuart Cain on Sun 12 Dec 2010

    Sir, I would like to ask all those who complained about the lack of clearance of minor roads exactly how they expect the council to be able to clear such a large volume of roads?

  • The news must get through!

    The news must get through!

    By Colin Brookes on Sat 11 Dec 2010

    Deep snow. Pavements and Roads not cleard.No bins emptied.Post not delivered.Yet every morning my paper delivered on tme .

  • Put criminals to work

    Put criminals to work

    By Eddy Meese on Sat 11 Dec 2010

    Why were all the crooks druggies muggers etc, etc, languishing in their nice cosy bail hostels being fed and looked after while law abiding citizens and pensioners had no choice but to fend for themselves.

  • Why did we grind to a halt?

    Why did we grind to a halt?

    By Admin on Fri 10 Dec 2010

    How we coped with the snow. Your letters

  • Nothing done to clear our street

    Nothing done to clear our street

    By Mr J Hall on Wed 08 Dec 2010

    I live on Winterhill Road in Kinberworth and this area has been in a terrible state since the snow fell and nothing has been done to clear tit even though we have a high percentage of elderly people living on our street.

  • Stop Scots MPs voting on English issues

    Stop Scots MPs voting on English issues

    By Michael Conlon on Tue 07 Dec 2010

    Sir, By the time your readers read this, the vote on tuition fees will have taken place and, regardless of the result, the fact remains this: Scottish MPs will be voting on this issue which only affects England. so the "West Lothian question" has reared it

  • Only hope for town centre shopping is change of council

    Only hope for town centre shopping is change of council

    By Mr LG Kenyon on Tue 07 Dec 2010

    Sir Quarter of Rotherham's Shops Empty. Tim O'Connell, who is Business, Retail and Investment manager at Rotherham Council has said "What we need to do is to bring more people in to spend more money.....drum up interest in the town......it's not a lot to c