Comment

  • 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.

  • It's your vote, use it!

    It's your vote, use it!

    By Clive Phillips on Thu 05 Aug 2010

    Sir, I see that the Labour Party is still in power in Rotherham in spite of all the cuts and mismanagement.

  • Socialist solution to housing problems

    Socialist solution to housing problems

    By Kerry Hitchen on Tue 03 Aug 2010

    Sir- It has come to my attention the impossibility for young people and first time buyers to find affordable and decent homes to rent or to buy.

  • Expensive start to holiday

    Expensive start to holiday

    By Mrs Gill Fairhurst on Sat 31 Jul 2010

    I would like you to inform the person who hit my car and smashed the wing mirror whilst it was parked at Wickersley on Saturday and then drove away that new wing mirror cost me £58 to replace, plus a trip to Sheffield for the repair.

  • We need tolerance, not racist rhetoric

    We need tolerance, not racist rhetoric

    By Andrew Griffin on Fri 30 Jul 2010

    Sir, Jim Fletcher's letter, printed in the advertiser of July 30, is as unhelpful as it is bigoted.

  • Don't believe those with vested interests over climate change

    Don't believe those with vested interests over climate change

    By Robin Darnell on Mon 26 Jul 2010

    Sir, I apologise, I know you must be getting a bit bored with this. Mr Garbutt makes a key point: don’t believe politicians and other groups who have vested interests in progressing this cause.

  • Forgemasters should sink or swim

    Forgemasters should sink or swim

    By michael james conlon on Thu 22 Jul 2010

    Sir- The recent outburst from MP Denis McShane regarding the Forgemasters loan makes my toes curl.

  • Running to help autistic kids

    Running to help autistic kids

    By Kelly Hall on Wed 21 Jul 2010

    Sir, On the 8th August 2010 i shall be doing a sponsored fun run for The National Autistic Society at Rother Valley Country Park, Sheffield.

  • Tough times ahead: Council leader's open letter to town

    Tough times ahead: Council leader's open letter to town

    By Michael Upton on Tue 20 Jul 2010

    HARD decisions, job losses and cuts to public services are on the way, the leader of Rotherham Borough Council warned this week.

  • PARKES LIFE: I'm not down with the kids anymore...

    PARKES LIFE: I'm not down with the kids anymore...

    By Amy Parkes on Mon 19 Jul 2010

    THERE was a time when I knew every face in every celebrity magazine going.

  • We need reasonable debate on global warming

    We need reasonable debate on global warming

    By Robin Darnell on Fri 16 Jul 2010

    Sir, Blimey – Sceptic, naive, dangerous and inaccurate. Next you’ll be calling me a Sheffield Wed/United fan.