Fri 29 May 2020
A HOSPITAL trust chief has urged people to continue social distancing and stay as home as much as possible after seeing a rise of Covid-19 inpatients.
By Admin on Fri 22 May 2020
A SHAMEFUL thief who posed as a carer to steal from a bed-bound 91-year-old woman has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.
By Adele Forrest on Tue 24 Mar 2020
ROTHERHAM woke up to deserted streets, parks, and shopping centres this morning as the borough adjusts to a new way of life.
By Adele Forrest on Thu 19 Mar 2020
IVY Austin has seen a lot in her lifetime — but never expected to have to bring her 100th birthday celebrations forward due to a pandemic.
By Adele Forrest on Wed 18 Mar 2020
“ALEXA, read me the Rotherham Advertiser!”
By David Parker on Fri 31 Jan 2020
A NEPHEW has written a poem in tribute to his uncle, who was killed in a road accident while walking his dog.
By David Parker on Fri 27 Sep 2019
SAFETY advice for the over-60s will be available at an event taking place on Tuesday.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 26 Sep 2019
STAND up for sitting down — that is the call from an over-50s group demanding more seats in shops.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 16 Sep 2019
CONSULTATION on care changes affecting 2,800 vulnerable clients has been extended by almost three weeks after criticism.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 23 Aug 2019
HE’S at it again!
Plucky Peter Foster is continuing to challenge himself — and stereotypes about pensioners — by taking on tricky challenges.
By Chloe West on Mon 05 Aug 2019
THE grieving wife of comedian Jimmy Patton — known as the third Chuckle Brother — says her world has “crumbled” since the entertainer’s death.
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 30 Jul 2019
THE first in a series of walks will offer the chance to see inside an important part of Swinton’s pottery-making history.
By Adele Forrest on Tue 09 Jul 2019
OLDER and isolated people in the borough will benefit from a charity’s huge windfall after it was awarded nearly £100,000 to continue its worthy work.
By Admin on Fri 31 May 2019
WEDDING memories long locked away by dementia were freed again by the magical melodies of musicians working for a Rotherham charity.
By Admin on Thu 30 May 2019
By Adele Forrest on Wed 10 Apr 2019
A PENSIONER has spoken about the importance of exercise for over-65s after reaping the physical and mental benefits of training for a major long-distance running event.