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The legacy of 19th centure goalie Arthur Wharton and why it matters

The legacy of 19th centure goalie Arthur Wharton and why it matters

Wed 18 Nov 2020

“I think my dad always wanted to take credit for my ability ...but it was Arthur!”

  • The fight for the legacy of Orgreave Hall

    The fight for the legacy of Orgreave Hall

    By Gareth Dennison on Tue 15 Sep 2020

    PARTS of 17th century Orgreave Hall were rescued to become a cricket club’s clocktower monument.

  • Artists celebrate magnificent Wentworth Woodhouse

    Artists celebrate magnificent Wentworth Woodhouse

    By Michael Upton on Mon 07 Sep 2020

    TWO artists of widely varying experience have each made their own mark with tributes to historic Wentworth Woodhouse.

  • A borough together looks to the future with hope

    A borough together looks to the future with hope

    By Michael Upton on Mon 07 Sep 2020

    IN the spot where Rotherham growers’ finest crops are usually shown, a wildflower meadow has bloomed.

  • New cinema complex almost ready to open

    New cinema complex almost ready to open

    By Michael Upton on Mon 07 Sep 2020

    THE OPENING credits will roll for a state-of-the-art new cinema complex later this month.

  • Rotherham Show's off - so Diversity Festival goes online

    Rotherham Show's off - so Diversity Festival goes online

    By Michael Upton on Fri 04 Sep 2020

    ROTHERHAM Show may be cancelled but that hasn’t deterred the organisers of one of its most vibrant attractions from presenting a packed programme.

  • A life in theatre - Q&A with Rachel Marshall

    A life in theatre - Q&A with Rachel Marshall

    By Admin on Wed 02 Sep 2020

    PERFORMER, chairman of multiple theatre schools and co-founder of Rotherham Theatrical Student Academy (RTSA), Rachel Marshall has been in the business for three decades.

  • The Lung of Rotherham — how campaign brought about town’s first park

    The Lung of Rotherham — how campaign brought about town’s first park

    By Gareth Dennison on Tue 01 Sep 2020

    “Living, as we do, in an age when manufactories are springing into existence so profusely and when the atmosphere in the vicinity of every large town is rendered impure by the serpentine and cloud like volumes of smoke which ascend from huge chimneys that have reared their heads aloft in all directions, it becomes almost necessary to provide some place for recreation — some sequestered spot to which one can retire from the noise and bustle of the town, the workshop and the office to win from the balmy quietude of the pleasant country its fresh and invigorating air.”

  • Still striking up the band after 70 years - Q&A with Keith Arrowsmith

    Still striking up the band after 70 years - Q&A with Keith Arrowsmith

    By Admin on Tue 01 Sep 2020

    KEITH Arrowsmith, cornet player for the award-winning Maltby Miners' Welfare Band, first picked up his instrument almost 70 years ago but has not run out of puff yet. Keith (74) told us about some of the highlights of his life-long love affair with music.

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