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Rotherham landmarks receive Historic England funding boost

Rotherham landmarks receive Historic England funding boost

Tue 02 Jun 2020

ENGAGEMENT with three Rotherham heritage sites will be boosted thanks to a £38,174 Historic England grant.



  • How will new houses help Canklow?

    How will new houses help Canklow?

    By Concerned resident on Fri 02 Apr 2010

    Sir—As reports say that Canklow is a bad area, with high crime and low employment, why is the council planning to build 29 new homes, one a five-bedroom house.

  • HAVE YOUR SAY: Council officials pay cut call

    HAVE YOUR SAY: Council officials pay cut call

    By Michael Upton on Fri 02 Apr 2010

    PAY RISES given to Rotherham’s top-earning council officials at the height of the recession have been condemned by campaigners.

  • Fire boss in charge of new station he condemned

    Fire boss in charge of new station he condemned

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 02 Apr 2010

    A SENIOR firefighter who strongly opposed plans for a new station took a top job as station manager of the controversial base when it opened yesterday.

  • VIDEO: Blackburn Meadows transformed

    VIDEO: Blackburn Meadows transformed

    By Gareth Dennison on Fri 02 Apr 2010

    THE absence of the iconic cooling towers on the Tinsley skyline may still be the most visible difference, but a dedicated team of volunteers is ensuring there are changes at ground level too.

  • Swift keeps up Olympic charge

    Swift keeps up Olympic charge

    By Paul Rickett on Thu 01 Apr 2010

    ROTHERHAM'S Ben Swift has revealed he plans to continue bidding for Olympic success on the track as well as the road until told otherwise by British Cycling chiefs.

  • Virgin revamp to cost £1 million

    Virgin revamp to cost £1 million

    By Paul Rickett on Thu 01 Apr 2010

    VIRGIN Racing’s fuel tank blunder is to cost a whopping £1 million.

  • Crunch time ahead, says Ronnie

    Crunch time ahead, says Ronnie

    By David Beddows on Thu 01 Apr 2010

    MANAGER Ronnie Moore insists that the Easter period could make or break Rotherham United's season.

  • Tributes as teenager dies after birthday party

    Tributes as teenager dies after birthday party

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 01 Apr 2010

    AN 18-year-old girl collapsed and died just hours after leaving her birthday party.

  • VIDEO Behind scenes at £4m fire station

    VIDEO Behind scenes at £4m fire station

    By Gareth Dennison on Thu 01 Apr 2010

    A “FIRST class” fire station began serving its community today as a new £4 million facility opened on time and under budget.

  • Dunes murder pair jailed

    Dunes murder pair jailed

    By Gareth Dennison on Thu 01 Apr 2010

    TWO men have been jailed for the brutal murder of a “kind and generous” Rotherham dad-of-three.

  • Titans star to leave

    Titans star to leave

    By Paul Rickett on Thu 01 Apr 2010

    BIG Tinus Du Plessis is to leave Titans at the end of the season to focus on his World Cup hopes.

  • No need to become tired, fly ALONG the Cuckoo Way

    No need to become tired, fly ALONG the Cuckoo Way

    By Barrie Tucker on Thu 01 Apr 2010

    BARRIE TUCKER of The Dearne Valley Ramblers takes us on the ‘Five Churches Walk’ taking in five picturesque villages to the south of the borough

  • Robber threatens to stab victim

    Robber threatens to stab victim

    By Amy Parkes on Thu 01 Apr 2010

    POLICE are appealing for information after a man was assaulted during a street robbery in Brinsworth.

  • NHS hands out £155,000 to Rotherham community groups

    NHS hands out £155,000 to Rotherham community groups

    By Amy Parkes on Thu 01 Apr 2010

    COMMUNITY groups and projects are celebrating after receiving a share of £155,000 from NHS Rotherham.

  • Rotherham child protection failures slammed

    Rotherham child protection failures slammed

    By Phil Turner on Thu 01 Apr 2010

    A NUMBER of agencies failed to properly assess and monitor a Rotherham foster father who subjected three young girls to years of sexual abuse, a damning report has revealed.