Wed 20 Jan 2021
FORGE Island's Covid-19 testing site has been temporary closed down and taken apart due to flood warnings, council officials confirmed.
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 05 Jan 2021
IN THE 16th century smallpox was called the Speckled Monster and accounted for between ten and 15 per cent of all deaths.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 04 Dec 2020
ENEMIES arrived by parachute and took over Rotherham on December 13, 1941.
FEARLESS Ellen Alma Skinner was so enthralled with the adrenaline of stunt rides that she had to sell all her outfits to ensure she was never tempted back inside a Wall of Death.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 19 Nov 2020
IT TOOK almost 50 years of effort to bring about and just days with a bulldozer to bring it down.
By Gareth Dennison on Wed 18 Nov 2020
“I think my dad always wanted to take credit for my ability ...but it was Arthur!”
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 10 Nov 2020
ROTHERHAM Town were initially called Lunar Rovers because the only opportunities for games were on holidays or moonlit nights.
By Andrew Mosley on Tue 10 Nov 2020
PUBS have taken something of a hammering over the past three decades and, as Rotherham’s hospitality industry faces up to new Tier 2 Covid-19 restrictions, ANDREW MOSLEY asks what, if anything, is the future?
By David Beddows on Tue 10 Nov 2020
WAY back in 1884 in a quiet corner of Rotherham, five teenage boys were seen knocking a ball up and down the road with a large stick.
By Michael Upton on Tue 10 Nov 2020
POTATO crisps, toffee, bricks and beer have all played their part in keeping two neighbouring villages’ coffers healthy, a local historian discovered as she mapped out their industrial past. MICHAEL UPTON reports on the new book lifting the lid on their previously unwritten story.
By Gareth Dennison on Wed 04 Nov 2020
DEDICATED Dorothy Greene is the reason that Clifton Park Museum focuses on Rotherham’s history — and she gave All Saints’ Square its name.
By Adele Forrest on Thu 15 Oct 2020
WENTWORTH Woodhouse will use part of a £468,262 grant to create virtual tours and online treasure hunts to ensure it can continue operating through the pandemic.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 15 Oct 2020
PREVENTING repeats of last year’s devastating floods cannot be allowed to drop off the Government’s agenda, RMBC leader Chris Read has said.
By Gareth Dennison on Wed 07 Oct 2020
HIGH-flyer Charles Stoddart went from office boy at Parkgate Ironworks’ London office to taking charge of the whole works as general manager.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 02 Oct 2020
ROTHERHAM Bob’s first court appearance followed the election riot of 1865 when he was spotted jigging up and down Westgate and High Street in a presumably stolen wig.
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 15 Sep 2020
PARTS of 17th century Orgreave Hall were rescued to become a cricket club’s clocktower monument.