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 16 Jan 2020
A NEW deal on South Yorkshire devolution is set to go out to public consultation after being supported by the Government.
By Adele Forrest on Mon 13 Jan 2020
A DEDICATED campaigner described as a “vibrant and unbelievable socialist who had time for everyone” has died suddenly.
By Admin on Fri 13 Dec 2019
ROTHER Valley has elected its first ever Conservative MP after Alexander Stafford won the seat from Labour.
By David Parker on Wed 11 Dec 2019
LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn visited Dinnington today (Wednesday) hours before campaigning was due to stop in a last-ditch attempt to persuade voters in Rother Valley to back Sophie Wilson.
By David Parker on Mon 09 Dec 2019
A BUSINESS owner who is the first ever independent candidate to put themselves forward in his constituency has admitted he has a mountain to climb to get elected.
By Michael Upton on Mon 25 Nov 2019
A MAN has been arrested after a Labour canvasser was reportedly attacked while out canvassing in Rotherham yesterday.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 25 Nov 2019
SEVENTEEN candidates will battle for the three Rotherham seats at the December general election.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 15 Nov 2019
COUNCIL leaders have asked for more clarity from the government over initiatives set up to help residents and businesses affected by flooding.
HOUSEHOLDS and business owners significantly affected by recent flooding will have immediate relief on their council tax and business rates, the Prime Minister announced today (Friday).
By Adele Forrest on Wed 13 Nov 2019
THE Prime Minister has announced the government will give homeowners who have been left devastated by flooding £500 — and businesses could claim up to £2,500.
By Adele Forrest on Tue 12 Nov 2019
“FLOODING isn’t a natural disaster — it’s human-made,” Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said as he blasted the government’s “weak” climate plans before he visited devastated homes in the Dearne Valley.
By Gareth Dennison on Fri 01 Nov 2019
SHEFFIELD councillor Sophie Wilson won the Labour vote to fight for retiring Kevin Barron’s Rother Valley seat.
DROPPINGWELL protesters chanted “stop the tip” outside Rotherham Town Hall — as the Environment Agency admitted it should have consulted the council over reopening the site.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 28 Oct 2019
DROPPINGWELL protesters will demonstrate outside Wednesday’s (30) Rotherham Council meeting as campaigners fear support from the authority is waning.
By Adele Forrest on Thu 24 Oct 2019
THE Government has announced it will review the controversial ‘smart motorway’ scheme after lobbying from a Rotherham widow whose husband was killed on the M1 section.