Thu 11 Aug 2022
TRAVELODGE has exchanged contracts for its 69-room hotel on Forge Island — part of its £160 million expansion programme.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 28 Aug 2020
NOTORIOUS brothel owner Maria Barton was known as Lady — even in news reports of her many appearances before Rotherham’s courts.
By Gareth Dennison on Thu 20 Aug 2020
FRED Kitchen was a farm labourer whose autobiography about agricultural life in Maltby has been in print for the best part of a century.
By Chloe West on Thu 20 Aug 2020
SOLIDARITY with the LGBT+ community is on display at Rotherham Hospital with the gay pride flag flying above the site to coincide with this weekend’s virtual Pride
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 10 Aug 2020
FORMER prisoner of war Gordon Smith was being held in Hiroshima when the bomb was dropped — and only survived because it was his day off.
IF STREET parties feel a little pedestrian for celebrating the end of war, how about holding a bash on a barge to Doncaster?
By David Parker on Fri 07 Aug 2020
GUIDED tours of the gardens of an historic country house have sprung into life again.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 07 Aug 2020
TEACHING Tsar Nicholas II’s five children in the nine years before the Russian Revolution was a huge change from the early life of Charles Sydney Gibbes, growing up on High Street in Rotherham.
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ROTHERHAM Council has rescinded the demolition permission granted for Bramley’s Olde Hall after being challenged by the Advertiser.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.