Wed 23 Dec 2020
LAST week great-grandad Tom Drury-Smith made local history by becoming the first person in Rotherham to be vaccinated against Covid-19.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 14 Jan 2021
A YOUNG man who spent his final moments at Bluebell Wood has been immortalised in a book — giving him “the life he never had” in a heart-warming tale.
By Amy Hebdon on Thu 14 Jan 2021
Amy Hebdon is the fundraising manager for Macmillan Cancer Support in Rotherham. Each month she updates The Rotherham Advertiser readers on the latest stories and developments by supporters across the town.
By Michael Upton on Wed 13 Jan 2021
CHOIR members from Rotherham enjoyed Christmas chart success as part of a 4,500-strong singalong.
By Andrew Mosley on Tue 12 Jan 2021
FROM Rawmarsh to Massachusetts and back again, from poverty to possibility, from a letter to the Advertiser to the publication of a biography that acts as a quickfire documentation of this town’s recent history.
By Michael Upton on Mon 11 Jan 2021
ROTHERHAM Rep’s Liz Cooper has enjoyed two spells with the theatre group over the course of 30 years. She talked us through her favourite shows, and revealed how one Civic run put her off oranges for good.
By David Parker on Thu 07 Jan 2021
A PHOTOGRAPHER whose work dried up in lockdown raised thousands of pounds for disadvantaged children and united her community by taking portraits of her neighbours.
By Adele Forrest on Wed 06 Jan 2021
A WALKER has reached the summit of a hill on the site of an iron age fort for the 500th time over a 42-year period — including 200 times this year.
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 05 Jan 2021
IN THE 16th century smallpox was called the Speckled Monster and accounted for between ten and 15 per cent of all deaths.