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New date announced for Wentworth Music Festival

New date announced for Wentworth Music Festival

Mon 01 Mar 2021

FESTIVAL fun is finally “coming home” to Rotherham this autumn – 15 months later than first planned.

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

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

    By Gareth Dennison on Wed 18 Nov 2020

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

  • Gent turns to gigging online

    Gent turns to gigging online

    By Michael Upton on Wed 18 Nov 2020

    A MUSICIAN with more than 40 years’ experience in the business has been forced to learn new tricks in lockdown.

  • Shoot for the moon — ambition and downfall of Rotherham Town

    Shoot for the moon — ambition and downfall of Rotherham Town

    By Gareth Dennison on Tue 10 Nov 2020

    ROTHERHAM Town were initially called Lunar Rovers because the only opportunities for games were on holidays or moonlit nights.

  • We have already lost too many pubs...

    We have already lost too many pubs...

    By Andrew Mosley on Tue 10 Nov 2020

    PUBS have taken something of a hammering over the past three decades and, as Rotherham’s hospitality industry faces up to new Tier 2 Covid-19 restrictions, ANDREW MOSLEY asks what, if anything, is the future?

  • Hockey’s history game-changers

    Hockey’s history game-changers

    By David Beddows on Tue 10 Nov 2020

    WAY back in 1884 in a quiet corner of Rotherham, five teenage boys were seen knocking a ball up and down the road with a large stick.

  • The industrial history of idyllic villages

    The industrial history of idyllic villages

    By Michael Upton on Tue 10 Nov 2020

    POTATO crisps, toffee, bricks and beer have all played their part in keeping two neighbouring villages’ coffers healthy, a local historian discovered as she mapped out their industrial past. MICHAEL UPTON reports on the new book lifting the lid on their previously unwritten story.

  • Exclusive: The Sherlocks' Brandon Crook on their new line-up, new album and the end of an era

    Exclusive: The Sherlocks' Brandon Crook on their new line-up, new album and the end of an era

    By Michael Upton on Thu 05 Nov 2020

    THE SHERLOCKS are on the trail of fresh success with a new line-up – and a new album almost ready to go. 
    Drummer Brandon Crook spoke to Michael Upton about the end of an era – and what fans can expect from the next one.

  • REVIEW: Daisy Dukes Drive-In Cinema Hallowe'en Experience, FlyDSA Arena

    REVIEW: Daisy Dukes Drive-In Cinema Hallowe'en Experience, FlyDSA Arena

    By David Parker on Wed 04 Nov 2020

    BEFORE this strange, unpredictable year, most people would have thought of drive-in cinemas and conjured up images of 1950s America, with huge screens in dusty car parks showing films from Hollywood’s Golden Age to customers sat in convertible muscle cars.

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