Fri 26 Feb 2021
DEPUTY mayor Ian Jones has joined the council’s main opposition party — five months after quitting Labour.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 19 Feb 2021
ABOLITIONIST James Watkins spoke about his slave experiences to a crowd in Rotherham town centre — 4,290 miles from where his story began.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 08 Feb 2021
PUB names are perhaps what springs to mind first when many people hear the names Effingham and Rockingham.
By Andrew Mosley on Fri 29 Jan 2021
FOOTBALL’S modern-day superstars might have the money and the fame but for every Premier League ace there are legions of people who play purely for the love of the game.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 29 Jan 2021
EVER-evolving Forge Island has played a multitude of roles for Rotherham over the years.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 21 Jan 2021
ITS name means a road of wells, so it is little surprise that Wellgate was one of the main sources of Rotherham’s water supply.
By Michael Upton on Thu 21 Jan 2021
WENTWORTH Woodhouse has turned to the author who helped put it back on the national map for the next chapter of its unfolding story.
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 Wed 23 Dec 2020
LAST week great-grandad Tom Drury-Smith made local history by becoming the first person in Rotherham to be vaccinated against Covid-19.
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.