Pub demolition marks start of Rotherham markets improvement

Demolition of the former Charter Arms pub has started, as part of the work to improve Rotherham’s markets. Demolition of the former Charter Arms pub started this week, as part of the work to improve Rotherham’s markets. Cllr Saghir Alam and Cllr Taiba Yasseen...

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£1.4m voucher scheme to feed children during...

A supermarket voucher scheme for families with children entitled to free school meals will continue for another five months Rotherham Council’s Cabinet agreed to extend funding for the scheme as part of its response to the cost-of-living crisis. Nearly 12,000 eligible...

Spreading the love for the NHS this...

The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity helped to spread the love on Valentine’s Day by treating staff to chocolate cupcakes and a cuppa. To help boost morale amongst staff at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust this February, the charity funded free hot chocolate, coffee...

Rotherham health professionals advise caution as restrictions...

Rotherham’s Director of Public Health, Ben Anderson, is encouraging people to take care as Plan B restrictions ease this week. The use of face coverings in public indoor spaces has become a personal choice, and COVID passes are longer be legally required for events...

Get Boosted Now!

It’s been one year since Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) started the COVID vaccination programme in Rotherham and thanks to the fantastic efforts and dedication of staff, volunteers and residents, 480,000 vaccinations have been delivered including 1st, 2nd and booster jabs. On Sunday 12 December...

Musicians bring songs and smiles to Rotherham...

Poorly youngsters are hitting the high notes at Rotherham Hospital thanks to a new partnership with musical duo Brightside Music.Brightside’s Becky Eden-Green and Aisling Holmes filled the Children’s Ward and Children’s Outpatients with an array of music box sounds and songs for the first time on 20...

Riverside Gardens designs revealed

The first look of an exciting new public space in Rotherham town centre is available now, with the launch of an online engagement portal, including a virtual walk-through of how the site could look. Riverside Gardens is a new public space which will form a...

Name for new school is announced

Rotherham’s ground-breaking new school for children with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs will be called Elements Academy, it has been announced. The new school is on course to open for the new school year, starting in September. It will be the only...

Rotherham 10k returns

Next month sees the return of the Rotherham 10k. The 2019 Rotherham 10k attracted over 500 entrants and the course took a lap of the town with the start and finish at Clifton Park.  But 2020’s race was seriously impacted by...

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Fan photos and artwork needed for AESSEAL New York Stadium summer exhibition

As part of an exhibition which will be staged at AESSEAL New York Stadium and will celebrate the rich and colourful history...

Legendary Lioness in town for Euro roadshow

The national roadshow arrives in Rotherham this weekend with less than 50 days until the start of the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022.

Local foodbank boost thanks to Gulliver’s Valley guests’ generosity

A huge donation of food from a Foodbank Weekend hosted by Gulliver's Valley has gone towards helping hungry families across the region.

Future leaders in South Yorkshire wanted at Gulliver’s Valley

Future theme park leaders have a unique opportunity to kickstart their careers at Gulliver's Valley.

Over 50 life-changing traineeships for Rotherham’s Children’s Capital of Culture launch programme

Under 25s in Rotherham are being given a unique opportunity to develop their skills and make their mark in the creative and...

Grimm Gathering – a story festival

Grimm’s Gathering - A pop-up festival celebrating stories of all shapes featuring masterclasses with leading musicians, authors and artist workshops will take over...

Improving Lives, Not Just a House

Creating jobs and supporting communities - Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust is continuing the legacy laid down by centuries of owners.

New Wath Royal British Legion group

Wath’s new Royal British Legion branch has been launched by Wentworth and Dearne MP, John Healey. The Shadow Defence...

Brick assembly celebrates Swinton’s forgotten industry

South Yorkshire’s forgotten brick industry is now proudly remembered  at Swinton Rail Station with the installation of a bespoke heritage display.

Heritage Hero award-winner Steve’s skills grew and grew at Wentworth Woodhouse

When Steve Ash signed up as a volunteer at Wentworth Woodhouse, he thought he was only going to learn about gardening.

New memorial benches at Thrybergh Country Park

A commemorative seating area designed to display plaques dedicated to lost loved ones has been unveiled at a Rotherham beauty spot.  

Rotherham United promotion parade

Rotherham is hosting an open top bus parade and civic reception for the magnificent Millers. Rotherham United clinched promotion...

Hospice mascot gets the gingerbread treatment

A famous chain of local bakeries is giving those with a sweet tooth the perfect excuse to indulge as it launches a...

National roadshow celebrating UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 set to visit Rotherham

UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 has announced plans for its free national Roadshow that will showcase the best of football, fitness and music. Providing families, fans and those that are yet to experience football with the opportunity to get involved in an unmissable tournament.

Sheffield United Women to play home game in Rotherham

Sheffield United Women will play their final game of the 2021/22 season at Rotherham United's AESSEAL New York Stadium against Crystal Palace on Sunday 1st May. Due to the team's regular venue at Chesterfield's Technique Stadium being unavailable, Neil Redfearn's side will play their...

Work starts on ‘green corridor’ in Greasbrough

Work has begun to improve links between Greasbrough’s green spaces as part of a £4 million package to restore pride in the borough’s towns and villages. The project is the first of 23 schemes to be implemented across the borough over the next two...

Gulliver’s Valley set for giant Jubilee celebration

Gulliver's Valley will host a series of special events as part of a programme of supersized celebrations for the Platinum Jubilee.

Foodbank Weekend coming to Gulliver’s Valley

Kind-hearted theme park goers are being given the chance to enjoy a day out at Gulliver’s Valley while supporting a local foodbank.

Volunteers needed at the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 in Rotherham

Applications are still open for volunteers to get involved in the UEFA Women’s Euros in Rotherham in 2022. The event...

Over 95% of children get preferred primary school place

The anxious wait is over for parents of children starting school in Rotherham after finding out if their application to attend their...

Millers celebrate “More than Football” day

Rotherham United has celebrated the fantastic work performed year-round by its Community Sports Trust, dedicating a recent fixture to their “More than...

Get Up to Speed attracts record number of attendees at tenth showcase

Rotherham recently hosted one of the UK’s biggest science, technology, engineering, manufacturing (STEM) and construction showcase for young people, which attracted a...

Company solving homelessness with sustainable soap launches in Rotherham

The first organisation in the UK to support those experiencing homelessness into employment through eco-friendly cosmetics making has launched in Rotherham.Labre’s Hope...

Passion for print helps start-up business enjoy three-fold growth within just six months

A young mum with a passion for print is hoping that when it comes to running a small business, she’s quite literally...

Get up to Speed in Rotherham in 2022

Get up to Speed with STEM, Yorkshire’s largest annual employer-inspired science, technology, engineering, manufacturing (STEM) and construction showcase for young people is...

Less than 100 days to go until UEFA Women’s EURO 2022

Tickets to UEFA Women’s EURO England 2022 are officially on sale with all fans of football, women’s sport and big events encouraged to get involved in what promises to be the biggest women’s sporting event in European history. Having been selected as one of...

Get a kick out of knitting

To celebrate the Women’s EURO 2022 tournament coming to the borough, Rotherham Council are calling on all knitters to help brighten up the town centre ready for the games. The Knit Off to Kick Off campaign is encouraging local Knit and Natter groups to...

Rotherham United set to ‘Give the Hospice a Hand’

Rotherham United are incredibly proud to be ‘giving the Hospice a hand’ as they pledge their full support to the red glove initiative which will see vital funds raised for the Rotherham Hospice at its Sky Bet League One fixture with Shrewsbury Town on Saturday 19th March.

Inspirational new mum smashes Sheffield Half just ten weeks after giving birth

An inspirational new mum has proved that anything is possible if you put your mind to it after taking on the Sheffield...

Philosophy in pubs

An arts project that aims to get more people choosing, creating, and taking part in brilliant art experiences in Rotherham has found...

Lights, camera, action! Wentworth Woodhouse upskills young team for Rotherham Children’s Capital of Culture event

Rotherham stately home Wentworth Woodhouse is used to welcoming film crews, having been chosen as a location by some of the biggest...

Wentworth Woodhouse to star in Nick Knowles: Heritage Rescue

DIY SOS hero Nick Knowles knows more than a thing or two about buildings in dire need of some expert TLC.

Funding to renovate historic Rotherham school building

Maltby Learning Trust has revealed further details of a proposed £6.3m redevelopment of the former Maltby Grammar School building, to create an...

Geek Retreat to open in Rotherham

A growing national business that brings specialist experiences to the traditional retail environment has landed new premises in Rotherham.Geek Retreat is a...

Wentworth Woodhouse secures a further £542,500 for more repairs

Wentworth Woodhouse in Rotherham is among 142 historic sites across England set to receive grants totalling £35 million through the government’s Culture...

Black Diamonds is Wentworth’s gin-speration!

Curl up to read Catherine Bailey’s best-seller Black Diamonds with the perfect tipple… The book which took the story...