Thu 11 Aug 2022
TRAVELODGE has exchanged contracts for its 69-room hotel on Forge Island — part of its £160 million expansion programme.
By Jill Theobald on Wed 01 Jun 2022
COVID-19 positive patient numbers have dropped at Rotherham Hospital from 30 to 27 in the last week.
By Bob Westerdale on Sun 29 May 2022
With the UEFA European Women’s Championship 2022 on the horizon and Rotherham playing its part, BOB WESTERDALE looks at the history of women’s football and the changing views towards it.
By Gareth Dennison on Sun 22 May 2022
THERE was a war on, but that was not going to stop the hardy bunch at St Paul’s in Masbrough from efforts to continue the church’s expansion build.
By Bob Westerdale on Thu 19 May 2022
A renovated hall will prove popular with those looking for a historic property, but Chase reporter BoB Westerdale is spooked.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 16 May 2022
TWO little girls knocked on Keziah Mallinson’s door and told her a man outside wanted to meet her nearby on Masbrough Street.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 09 May 2022
BY THE 1890s, cycling had become so popular that racing at Clifton Grove football ground attracted bigger crowds than Rotherham Town.
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 03 May 2022
A SNAPSHOT of life in the early 60s is provided in a promotional film produced for the Rotherham Corporation.
By Jill Theobald on Fri 29 Apr 2022
JILL THEOBALD finds out about Rotherham’s link to Scarborough’s famous cliff tram, which is now being refurbished in Canklow
By Michael Upton on Thu 28 Apr 2022
DO YOU recognise any of the faces in these photos — or perhaps the classic car being driven?
By Gareth Dennison on Wed 27 Apr 2022
A THIRD of the rifles produced in this country during the Second World War came out of a factory just a couple of minutes’ cycle from Maltby.
By Gareth Dennison on Wed 30 Mar 2022
SEPTEMBER 19, 1909, saw Rotherham fall silent in a way which had not been seen since the Masbrough Boat Tragedy nearly 70 years earlier.
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 22 Mar 2022
CURIOSITY gets the better of us all from time to time...
REVEREND Thomas Horne was no ordinary vicar.
CORSETS, crinolines and pen nibs were early markets for JJ Habershon & Sons, while in the steelmaker’s later years the customers included Meccano and well-known names in the aerospace and vehicle sectors.
A FLAMBOYANT style and flowing locks made Franz Liszt the first true “pop star” of classical music.