Thu 11 Aug 2022
TRAVELODGE has exchanged contracts for its 69-room hotel on Forge Island — part of its £160 million expansion programme.
By Michael Upton on Thu 11 Aug 2022
A CHOIR aimed at non-singers is opening its doors to potential new recruits to their ranks next week
By Michael Upton on Mon 04 Jul 2022
BIG band music makes a return to Rotherham this week when the town’s long-established Colin Yates Big Band reunites with singer Roger Brooks for a concert in Brinsworth.
By Chris Brayford on Wed 22 Jun 2022
AN “INSPIRATIONAL” musical pioneer fondly remembered as one of the founding fathers of folk music in South Yorkshire was paid warm tributes after his death at 72.
By Michael Upton on Tue 21 Jun 2022
HOW far would you travel to watch the band you love?
By Jill Theobald on Wed 01 Jun 2022
ROCKERS Seventh Son will take to the stage in Rotherham to celebrate their 40th anniversary —after being delayed for two years due to Covid-19.
By Admin on Sat 28 May 2022
THE world premiere of a brand new “kick-asspirational” pop musical will burst into life on a South Yorkshire stage next week.
By Michael Upton on Thu 19 May 2022
“NOT everyone gets Reytons — they don’t understand it,” declared a defiant Jonny Yerrell as he addressed a packed-out Magna during the encore of the band’s triumphant homecoming.
By Michael Upton on Mon 09 May 2022
SINGER, YouTuber and social media influencer — former Love Island star Savanna Darnell has several strings to her bow.
The prolific vlogger, who grew up in Dinnington, is back in the UK after a spell living in the USA.
We caught up with her for the first time since lockdown eased last year to hear about her provocative new single, her future plans and why she believes high heels are for everyone.
By Michael Upton on Wed 04 May 2022
WHAT started out as an accidental TV catchphrase has now inspired not one, but two dance music singles…
By Martin Hutchinson on Tue 03 May 2022
ORIGINALLY formed in 1991 to celebrate guitarist Tom McGuinness’ 50th birthday, The Manfreds show no sign of stopping.
By Roland Sebestyen on Fri 29 Apr 2022
“IS mayonnaise an instrument?” So asks Patrick the Starfish in a memorable episode of TV cartoon Spongebob Squarepants.
By Roland Sebestyen on Tue 12 Apr 2022
THE Royal Philharmonic Orchestra wants musicians to join and help create a new anthem for Rotherham tomorrow at Rotherham Civic Theatre - whatever their musical ability.
By Michael Upton on Fri 08 Apr 2022
SINGER-songwriter Simon Thompson reckons being plagued by Peppa Pig and incessant blasts of Baby Shark has inspired the more upbeat outlook for his band’s new single.
By Michael Upton on Tue 15 Mar 2022
SINGER-songwriter John Reilly — best known to many as the voice of Boy on a Dolphin — is back in town this week to showcase new material along with some old favourites.
By Michael Upton on Thu 10 Mar 2022
STONE Roses cover band Resurrection will be in town tomorow night (Friday) — featuring a former band member.