Thu 19 May 2022
A THUG who chased a terrified man out of his home and across a field before stabbing him the back has been jailed for two years.
By Michael Upton on Fri 18 Mar 2022
A HANDYMAN told of his fears for the elderly and vulnerable after an “invaluable” fix-it service was axed by Rotherham Council.
By Michael Upton on Wed 16 Mar 2022
THE managers of a care home have been told it still requires improvement after inspectors raised ongoing concerns around safety.
By Jill Theobald on Thu 13 Jan 2022
ROTHERHAM’S public health boss described a rise in Covid-19 infections in the over-60s in Rotherham as “most worrying” and revealed cases among children had also risen after the Christmas break.
By Jill Theobald on Fri 24 Dec 2021
TURKEY, tinsel and tunes — friends old and new gathered for a special Christmas lunch to help reduce social isolation and loneliness...and the Advertiser grabbed a ticket to the festivities.
By Michael Upton on Tue 21 Dec 2021
FESTIVE pupils have been spreading a little magic with deliveries of Christmas hampers.
HOUSEHOLDERS in Rotherham can give their home an energy health check thanks to a new “green doctor” service.
By Michael Upton on Wed 15 Dec 2021
PEN pals divided by an age gap of almost 80 years have been united in person for the first time after forging friendships during lockdown.
By Jill Theobald on Mon 13 Dec 2021
FESTIVE fun, food and friendship will be on the menu at a special Christmas lunch event to help reduce social isolation and loneliness.
By Michael Upton on Fri 03 Dec 2021
A PLUMBER posed as a police officer to tell a confused and naked care home resident to get dressed, whistleblowers revealed.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 14 Oct 2021
FRESH plans have been filed for an old people’s home on the site of a former fire station destroyed by fire.
By David Parker on Wed 14 Jul 2021
POLICE have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to after fraudsters conned an elderly pair out of thousands of pounds.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 26 Feb 2021
IT’S been a busy year for funeral directors amid the pandemic as weekly deaths more than doubled, practices overhauled and staff feared for their lives.
ADELE FORREST caught up with the man behind Rotherham’s long-standing independent undertakers to find out why they were the forgotten minority.
By Michael Upton on Fri 19 Feb 2021
STUDENTS are building bridges across the generation by exchanging pen pal letters with OAPs.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 29 Jan 2021
STUDENTS are building bridges across the generations by exchanging pen pal letters with OAPs.
By Adele Forrest on Thu 31 Dec 2020
CRITICALLY vulnerable Wendy White had not received a Christmas present in over a decade — but was stunned to receive three sackfuls after a village came together.