Thu 11 Aug 2022
TRAVELODGE has exchanged contracts for its 69-room hotel on Forge Island — part of its £160 million expansion programme.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 05 Aug 2022
SCHOOLBOY Harley Morgan was keenly digging a vegetable patch in his family’s back garden when he unearthed a surprising discovery.
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 02 Aug 2022
IN THE mid-19th century, watchmaker Robert Mason decided his time in Rotherham was over — and moved to America in search of new opportunities.
By Gareth Dennison on Sun 10 Jul 2022
PLAYING football while crossing No Man’s Land in 1917 was just part of the tale for the brave Parkgate soldier known as Kuftee.
By Gareth Dennison on Wed 06 Jul 2022
A MEMORIAL to Silverwood Colliery has been erected to keep the pit’s history alive for future generations.
By Gareth Dennison on Sun 03 Jul 2022
IT WAS described in the Advertiser as D-Day — with the D standing for devastation.
By Gareth Dennison on Sun 26 Jun 2022
SOMETIMES they would be ordered out of their cells and forced to watch fellow prisoners of war being hanged as the Gestapo laughed.
By Gareth Dennison on Sun 19 Jun 2022
IT WAS perfect weather for the nation’s favourite pastime — but a First World War battlefield in France is not the most obvious venue for football.
By Gareth Dennison on Sun 12 Jun 2022
SERGEANT Horne of Rawmarsh visited the home of Thomas Bennett in 1864 after the police had received reports of concern.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 06 Jun 2022
IT WAS 6.30am on September 4, 1945 and HMS Rotherham was anchored in the Straits of Malacca in the Far East, awaiting the arrival of six Japanese minesweepers.
By Admin on Fri 03 Jun 2022
EASTWOOD resident Winifred Wootton remembers the coronation well — it was the day she dressed up as a miner.
By Admin on Thu 02 Jun 2022
CORONATION Day was a bit of a washout for coronation queen June Stanley.
WORKERS at a Rotherham Council depot held a “lorry-load” of celebrations to mark the Queen’s 1977 jubilee.
JANE Gee’s close encounter with the Queen was captured by the Advertiser in a photo showing the schoolgirl ready to snap her own shot of Elizabeth II.
MATTHEW Allott was king for a day as the Queen celebrated 25 years on the throne.
SUSAN Armstrong donned her dazzling red, white and blue dress for the coronation day fancy dress contest — only to be upstaged by a doll in a box!