Local stories for Wales

Rotherham’s “Friendly Bench”

The first "The Friendly Bench" has opened in Yorkshire, and it's in Rotherham. The social enterprise works with communities to...

What’s reopened in Rotherham?

It may not be a "normal" school holidays but here's a quick reminder of some of our favourite things that are back...

Sampson talks Tommo as Brassic returns

If you are not familiar with Rotherham actor Ryan Sampson's character in Brassic, the summary of a recent episode just about sums...

Kiveton Park FC sets out its pitch for new facilities

Historic Rotherham-based football club, Kiveton Park FC, has announced plans for a new 3G pitch at its home at Wales High School.

Virtual tour of Rotherham

Staff at Clifton Park Museum have been delving into Rotherham's archives to enable all of us on lockdown to take a unique...

Mayor takes a tour of new Gulliver’s Valley

The Mayor of Rotherham, Councillor Jenny Andrews, has enjoyed a special visit to Gulliver’s Valley during its first week of opening.
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Drive Thru Cinema is coming to Gulliver’s Valley this Christmas!

After the huge success of their sold-out Drive Thru Cinema experiences this summer in Sheffield, The Village Screen are bringing the ultimate seasonal cinematic line up to the beautiful outdoor grounds of Gulliver’s Valley this Christmas. These events will feel intimate and special, with the wooded grounds...

Rotherham campsite up for White Rose Awards

Having only opened last year, the new £3.7m caravan site within the popular Rother Valley Country Park (RVCP) in Rotherham, has been shortlisted for a number of industry awards.Six hectares within the Greenbelt site have been used to create an attractive caravan site with 163 pitches which...

Rotherham campsite planning to open on July 4

Waleswood Caravan and Camping site, based at picturesque Rother Valley Country Park, is working towards re-opening on July 4. The Government confirmed recently that caravan and campsites are amongst the attractions that will be allowed to reopen as lockdown restrictions are eased.

Gulliver’s Valley inundated with Christmas job applicants

A festive recruitment drive by Gulliver’s Valley has seen 165 people apply in less than a week to be part of the first ever Christmas event held at the new theme park.

Gulliver’s Valley opening postponed, new Rotherham theme park “will be worth the wait”

The operators of Gulliver's Valley, the new £37m theme park being built in Rotherham, have released a statement following government information released...

Latest Gulliver’s Valley video released

Gulliver's has given its biggest glimpse yet of the brand new £37m theme park that opens in Rotherham later this year.

MP welcomes funding to continue raising education standards

Alexander Stafford has welcomed the announcement that schools in Rother Valley will benefit from funding to improve school facilities. Rother Valley has...

Pricecheck take on more warehouse space in Rotherham

Pricecheck has recently doubled its warehouse capacity after leasing an additional site to cope with demand. It will eventually lead to the...