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 Thu 16 Jul 2020
ROTHERHAM Council has rescinded the demolition permission granted for Bramley’s Olde Hall after being challenged by the Advertiser.
By Admin on Wed 08 Jul 2020
COUNCIL bosses were accused of not caring about history after a 17th century building was quietly consigned to demolition.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 03 Jul 2020
WITH the Black Lives Matter campaign winning headlines across the world, the subject of slavery has come under the microscope in the UK. Here, we look at how Rotherham’s famous Walker family spoke out in opposition to slave-owning.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 12 Jun 2020
Wealthy benefactor and popular vicar who died after freak ice-skating accident
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 02 Jun 2020
ENGAGEMENT with three Rotherham heritage sites will be boosted thanks to a £38,174 Historic England grant.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 29 May 2020
LOFTY Moorgate Cemetery looks down over Rotherham’s industrial landscape — and is the final resting place of many prominent figures who helped shape the town.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 28 May 2020
ROTHERHAM United were given the perfect sendoff on their journey down to Wembley yesterday as hundreds of fans turned out to wish them well.
THE roof of a 15-foot high doubledecker bus was ripped off when the driver tried to get the vehicle under a 10ft 3ins high railways bridge at Kilnhurst.
WHILE most young people were competing for prizes at the Silverwood Sports and Gala, held at the Silverwood Welfare Sports Ground, on Monday, a group of boys were performing a public service.
NO WONDER these seven children are looking proud at being pictured with the new gala beauty “queen” — it’s their mum.
THAT pet aversion of the family man, the domestic washing day, is gradually becoming one of those archaic customs the remembrance alone of which provides gladness inasmuch as it is a thing of the past.
By Admin on Fri 22 May 2020
LARGE trees were lifted from the ground, roofs ripped, children blown across roads and canal water raised in huge sheets as “wholesale destruction” arrived in minutes.
By Michael Upton on Fri 22 May 2020
A crucifix salvaged from a bombed-out house by a soldier from Rotherham during the Second World War became a poignant memento when he was killed days later. Now the family who kept it in memory of tragic Pte Samuel ”Sunny” Rigby want to find his descendants to pass on the religious keepsake to them, as Michael Upton reports.
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 19 May 2020
AN HISTORIC Rotherham woodland — containing an Iron Age fortification — has become the first in South Yorkshire to win a prestigious award.
PROPOSALS for a housing development near Morrison’s supermarket at Bramley resulted in the discovery of ancient lime kilns thought to have been operating on the site 500 years ago.