Wed 10 Aug 2022
A CANNABIS farmer whose lawyer said he had become involved in producing drugs out of “naivety and immaturity” has been jailed for more than two years.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 09 Aug 2021
A FESTIVE mood engulfed Rotherham — the church bells rang out, cannon were fired and schoolchildren paraded through the streets singing the national anthem.
PART of the borough boasted some of the best potatoes in the country in the 19th century — because of underground fires.
By Michael Upton on Tue 27 Jul 2021
A FAMOUS army regiment which counts among its former numbers two highly decorated soldiers from Swinton and Sprotbrough has been given special status in recognition of its proud connection with the area.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 26 Jul 2021
THOMAS Badger’s varied work portfolio saw him looking after the financial affairs of the Corn Law Rhymer poet and dealing with 64 inquests after the Masbrough Boatyard Disaster.
By Michael Upton on Mon 26 Jul 2021
A FAMOUS army regiment which counts among its former numbers two highly decorated soldiers from Swinton and Sprotbrough area has been given special status in recognition of its proud connection with the area.
A TREE at the heart of Clifton Park was carving out a new role this week — as another was sadly removed nearby.
By Gareth Dennison on Tue 20 Jul 2021
WHEN Richard Howard, Earl of Effingham, died childless in 1816, his estate passed to a distant relative.
By Chloe West on Mon 28 Jun 2021
WALKING past an old police box at a training centre always brings a smile to the face of one senior copper.
By Andrew Mosley on Thu 17 Jun 2021
TOWN centre development has almost completely wiped away Rotherham’s theatrical history.
By Antony Clay on Thu 17 Jun 2021
A FORMER vicar of Wath became famous in his later years for his work in a very different field — botany.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 07 Jun 2021
THE day started off cool — but the weather soon warmed to match the anticipation of a new boat being launched from the canal cut at Masbrough.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 28 May 2021
PERCHED high on the hill at Moorgate, Boston Castle is perhaps Rotherham’s most prominent connection with the USA.
By Admin on Tue 25 May 2021
ROTHERHAM’S oldest charity is set to be honoured with a blue plaque outside the Bluecoat pub.
By Antony Clay on Wed 12 May 2021
THINK problem families are a modern-day headache? Think again.
By Admin on Fri 23 Apr 2021
A BLUE plaque remembering International Brigader Tommy James will be unveiled in All Saints’ Square.