Fri 17 Sep 2021
BRINGING Rotherham’s council housing up to the energy efficiency level demanded by Government by 2030 will cost up to £600 million, RMBC says.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 13 Sep 2021
RAISE a glass to our oldest charity — formed 693 years ago, still going strong and now honoured with a blue plaque at the Bluecoat pub.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 06 Sep 2021
ROTHERHAM'S Charter of Incorporation arrived in a large Morocco leather case, inside which were four large skins of beautiful parchment with the elaborate royal wax seal appended.
By Antony Clay on Mon 06 Sep 2021
OPERA tenor Walter Midgley would probably have liked to be best remembered for his powerful singing voice or his long-running Radio 2 series.
ROTHERHAM borough’s centenary was marked with a roaring celebration — with T.Rex playing Clifton Park.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 27 Aug 2021
A NEW Covid-19 testing site opened in Dinnington two days after the last one closed.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 09 Aug 2021
A FESTIVE mood engulfed Rotherham — the church bells rang out, cannon were fired and schoolchildren paraded through the streets singing the national anthem.
PART of the borough boasted some of the best potatoes in the country in the 19th century — because of underground fires.
By Michael Upton on Tue 27 Jul 2021
A FAMOUS army regiment which counts among its former numbers two highly decorated soldiers from Swinton and Sprotbrough has been given special status in recognition of its proud connection with the area.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 26 Jul 2021
THOMAS Badger’s varied work portfolio saw him looking after the financial affairs of the Corn Law Rhymer poet and dealing with 64 inquests after the Masbrough Boatyard Disaster.
By Michael Upton on Mon 26 Jul 2021
A FAMOUS army regiment which counts among its former numbers two highly decorated soldiers from Swinton and Sprotbrough area has been given special status in recognition of its proud connection with the area.
A TREE at the heart of Clifton Park was carving out a new role this week — as another was sadly removed nearby.
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 20 Jul 2021
WHEN Richard Howard, Earl of Effingham, died childless in 1816, his estate passed to a distant relative.
By Chloe West on Mon 28 Jun 2021
WALKING past an old police box at a training centre always brings a smile to the face of one senior copper.
By Andrew Mosley on Thu 17 Jun 2021
TOWN centre development has almost completely wiped away Rotherham’s theatrical history.
By Antony Clay on Thu 17 Jun 2021
A FORMER vicar of Wath became famous in his later years for his work in a very different field — botany.