A real teacher’s pet at Heather Garth Academy

A real teacher’s pet at Heather Garth Academy

At Heather Garth Primary Academy in Bolton-upon-Dearne, the children sit at their desks as quietly as hush puppies as a new member of staff roams the halls in search of Stars of the Week. With tight black curls, a gleam in her eye, but four legs instead of two, this...

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Elsecar’s Heritage Revival

Elsecar’s Heritage Revival

Neighbouring villages connected by an Earldom and its industrial empire, Wentworth and Elsecar have long been allies with a remarkable shared heritage. After identifying the huge potential to expand on the link between the two villages, Rotherham and Barnsley Councils have recently joined forces in a bid to provide a...

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Securing the future of Wentworth Woodhouse

Securing the future of Wentworth Woodhouse

A tale of two houses, the majestically statuesque Wentworth Woodhouse has enthralled the general public for centuries gone by, with many in awe of its prominence both in history and society. The diamond in South Yorkshire’s crown, after generations as a privately owned stately home, the house has become the...

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Run a Mile a Day with Ray Matthews

Run a Mile a Day with Ray Matthews

It’s a scary thought that the rise in technology, phones and social media is fuelling a growing epidemic of sedentary, sofa-bound lifestyles of the youth of today. While previous generations spent their days out fielding on the cricket pitch or running around the netball court, children today are less active,...

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Aroundtown Meets: Eve Rose Keenan, Mayor of Rotherham

Aroundtown Meets: Eve Rose Keenan, Mayor of Rotherham

Hear ye, hear ye. As the peal of Rotherham Minster’s twelve bells rings out across the town, a new mayor is sworn in at the Town Hall ready to celebrate the unity of the town she now calls home. After just two years as a councillor and an exciting year...

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