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 Tue 19 May 2020
THE fate of Rotherham’s pigeons still hangs in the balance of a legal wrangle in which the town’s Borough Solicitor has now become involved.
THE new manager of the Windmill Club, former airline pilot Guy Greenwood, this week denied rumours that the club was to be turned into a discotheque, a bingo club or an ante-natal clinic.
THESE pictures, reproduced from photographs sent to us by Private T. C. White, of the Labour Corps, who has just returned to his home at Rotherham after being engaged in the gruesome task of exhuming the bodies of our soldiers in France, should be of melancholy interest to Rotherham people.
By Chloe West on Thu 07 May 2020
POLICE are urging people in Rotherham to pull together and stay at home as the UK prepares to mark the 75th anniversary of VE day tomorrow.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 07 May 2020
VIRTUAL VE Day events are planned across Rotherham as the borough marks the 75th anniversary despite lockdown.
By Andrew Mosley on Thu 23 Apr 2020
JUST opposite the town hall, down a narrow pathway, is a little-known building of genuine historial importance. Andrew Mosley looks into its past
By Gareth Dennison on Wed 22 Apr 2020
Gareth Dennison provides a snapshot of life in Rotherham provided by a local authority report from 95 years ago
By Adele Forrest on Fri 27 Mar 2020
A HISTORIAN is helping to keep alive important figureheads from a village’s past by naming new streets in their honour.
By Adele Forrest on Tue 17 Mar 2020
MEADOWHALL remains open today (Tuesday) — but shoppers are being told to contact individual stores for information on closures.
By Adele Forrest on Wed 04 Mar 2020
WOMEN are being encouraged to get running during a race event which will be staffed by an all-female crew to mark International Women’s Day.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 14 Feb 2020
ROTHERHAM has been chosen to host the prestigious Yorkshire Day celebrations this year.
By Michael Upton on Tue 14 Jan 2020
FIFTY-two staff, 211 volunteers giving 22,300 hours of time to help 20,000 visitors, £45,000 in public donations and more than £1 million spent on a huge scaffolding rig to restore the leak roof.
By Michael Upton on Mon 13 Jan 2020
OLD GIRLS of what is probably Rotherham’s most spectacular seat of learning will reunite this week to discuss their school days.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 27 Dec 2019
HISTORY enthusiast Elaine Humphries is on an explosive mission to bring one of Rotherham’s famous cannons to Clifton Park.
By Michael Upton on Mon 04 Nov 2019
HERITAGE campaigners have continued their busy year of recognising their town’s unsung heroes by unveiling two more plaques in a week.