Tue 29 Sep 2020
ROTHERHAM Council promised to review its allowances processes after an elected member was paid more than £9,000 extra by mistake.
By Michael Upton on Wed 06 May 2020
A BIG-HEARTED volunteer who has been caring for the community during the coronavirus pandemic will be playing her part in VE Day commemorations tomorrow.
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 24 Dec 2019
A SOLDIER’S First World War postcard is back with his family a century later — thanks to Bluebell Wood.
By Michael Upton on Fri 13 Dec 2019
A DECORATED veteran was taken to his 100th birthday party in style as part of a convoy of vintage military vehicles.
By Michael Upton on Mon 11 Nov 2019
SHOPPERS, members of the Royal British Legion and the Mayor of Rotherham joined an act of remembrance for Armistice Day in Rotherham town centre this morning.
By Michael Upton on Fri 08 Nov 2019
AN EYE-catching new remembrance feature gives thanks for the bravery of our airborne war heroes.
COMMUNITIES around Rotherham will fall silent this weekend as residents and members of the Armed Forces pay their respects to the fallen.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 04 Oct 2019
RAF HERO John “Snogger” Watkins made his final flight - with the Dam Busters March closing his funeral service.
By Michael Upton on Tue 02 Jul 2019
THE Mayor of Rotherham hailed the town’s Armed Forces Day celebrations as “Rotherham at its best”.
By Michael Upton on Mon 24 Jun 2019
A FLYPAST by a former RAF Dakota aircraft will form a focal point of Rotherham’s Armed Forces Day celebrations.
By Michael Upton on Tue 04 Jun 2019
A HEROIC Navy fire rescuer awarded his Korean War medals almost 70 years on has revealed he only signed up for the death-defying job because his girlfriend disliked the uniform of the brass band he wanted to join.
By Admin on Fri 31 May 2019
A PUZZLED pensioner who discovered a stranger’s war medals amongst his late father’s possessions is on a quest to reunite them with their rightful owner.
By Admin on Thu 30 May 2019
COMMEMORATIONS to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day next week will include a wartime karaoke competition in Swinton.
By Michael Upton on Sun 05 May 2019
The Rotherham Military Community Veterans Centre Veterans Outreach Connection was officially launched by the Mayor of Rotherham, Cllr Alan Buckley.
By Michael Upton on Fri 11 Jan 2019
A FORMER soldier has recalled how he battled sea sickness and sub-zero temperatures in the Korean War — as he was honoured for his service more than 60 years on.
By Michael Upton on Wed 19 Dec 2018
A MILITARY man from Rotherham completed a 100-mile walk in just four days to commemorate fallen soldiers.