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The remarkable life of Fagin-like runner of house of ill-repute “Lady” Barton

The remarkable life of Fagin-like runner of house of ill-repute “Lady” Barton

Fri 28 Aug 2020

NOTORIOUS brothel owner Maria Barton was known as Lady — even in news reports of her many appearances before Rotherham’s courts.

  • ALBUM REVIEW: The Glow by DMAs

    ALBUM REVIEW: The Glow by DMAs

    By Michael Upton on Mon 13 Jul 2020

    THE hotly-anticipated third album by indie Aussies DMAs has finally arrived - here's our verdict.

  • Chance to be named Rotherham’s best garden

    Chance to be named Rotherham’s best garden

    By Admin on Wed 08 Jul 2020

    ROTHERHAM Council is throwing open the gates of its gardening competition to everyone.

  • The show must virtually go on

    The show must virtually go on

    By David Parker on Wed 08 Jul 2020

    AN ORCHESTRA did not let lockdown stop them from creating a performance to mark what would have been their June concert.

  • Standing against slavery...while others happily profited

    Standing against slavery...while others happily profited

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 03 Jul 2020

    WITH the Black Lives Matter campaign winning headlines across the world, the subject of slavery has come under the microscope in the UK. Here, we look at how Rotherham’s famous Walker family spoke out in opposition to slave-owning.

  • On the beat and on the stage - PC Richard Wilshaw

    On the beat and on the stage - PC Richard Wilshaw

    By Admin on Fri 03 Jul 2020

    POLICE officer Richard Wilshaw (54) can often be seen going undercover for Maltby Musical Theatre Group and Rotherham Rep.

  • Q&A: Rising star Isabel Canning on landing her 'dream role' in Paris

    Q&A: Rising star Isabel Canning on landing her 'dream role' in Paris

    By Adele Forrest on Fri 26 Jun 2020

    RISING stage star Isabel Canning (23) had just finished performing in Paris in her dream role when Covid-19 struck.

    The former Dinnington Comprehensive pupil landed her first professional role shortly after graduating from a prestigious theatre school last year. We caught up with her in lockdown.

  • Symphony orchestra to give virtual performance

    Symphony orchestra to give virtual performance

    By David Parker on Tue 23 Jun 2020

    AN ORCHESTRA has not let lockdown stop them from creating a performance to mark what would have been their June concert.

  • Rotherham songwriter inspired by isolation

    Rotherham songwriter inspired by isolation

    By Admin on Fri 19 Jun 2020

    A HOSPITAL worker who was once in a band with a former member of Iron Maiden has penned a lockdown song.

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