Fri 15 Nov 2019
TRAM Train services are still suspended this morning (Friday) - but all other Supertram routes are operating as normal.
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.
By Dave Doyle on Fri 23 Nov 2018
A FORMER British Army sergeant who has spent five years helping fellow brain injury survivors is in line for an award.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 26 Oct 2018
A REVIVED Royal British Legion branch has been overwhelmed by the response to its poppy appeal which is flourishing throughout the community.
By Adele Forrest on Tue 23 Oct 2018
THOUSANDS of handmade poppies from all over the world are on display at Rotherham’s market hall — which has turned red to mark the end of the First World War.