Your MIND does matter

Your MIND does matter

When life gives you lemons, it’s human nature to feel worried, anxious or upset when dealing with the unexpected – that’s our ingrained fight or fly mechanism. But when your feelings start to seriously affect your daily life or you feel like you haven’t got the strength to overcome any...

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Gardening: Back to basics with borders

Gardening: Back to basics with borders

Garden designer, Sally Cunis, gives us a few hints and tips about how to plan the perfect border Snow and icy blasts from Siberia may have delayed the start of the gardening year but now gardeners are busy planning for the year ahead. As it can be a daunting task...

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Tears in the Dust for actor Dean Sills

Tears in the Dust for actor Dean Sills

In the blink of an eye, life can be flipped on its head and everything we’ve built pulled from underneath us. That is the strong message being portrayed in Steve Call’s new film, Tears in the Dust. Starring local Bolton-upon-Dearne actor, Dean Sills, Tears in the Dust follows lead character...

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Getting to grips with garden design

Getting to grips with garden design

Garden designer, Sally Cunis, looks at where to start when it comes to designing a garden. Spring heralds a new gardening season and with it the ideal time to reassess the layout of your garden. If you are planning a redesign of your plot, it may be helpful to have...

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Gardening: Whatever the weather

Gardening: Whatever the weather

Garden designer Sally Cunis gives us hints and tips on how to stay active in the garden this winter, whatever the weather. On the whole, gardeners are optimistic and regard the New Year as a wonderful opportunity to make their gardens more spectacular than ever! If turning over a new...

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Hop into something new with RotherHop

Hop into something new with RotherHop

From the dancehalls in Harlem to the bright lights of Rotherham, be a part of the retro revival and get your happy feet jittering with swing dance lessons from RotherHop. Run by husband and wife, Dave Doyle and Krissy Moore, RotherHop brings the granddaddy of swing, Lindy Hop, to Rotherham...

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The Micra has got its mojo back

The Micra has got its mojo back

Don Booker MBE looks at the dynamic new Micra Not many will visit one of the world’s biggest car factories and come away with a request to sell the chief executive a car. That once happened to yours truly on a visit to the Nissan factory at Washington, near Sunderland....

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Ray Matthews: Inspiring a nation one step at a time

Ray Matthews: Inspiring a nation one step at a time

Going that extra mile to put Rotherham firmly on the map, marathon man Ray Matthews is continuing on in his philanthropic mission even after reaching the finish line of his miraculous feat.

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Barnsley Ladies Rugby Club – These Girls Can

Barnsley Ladies Rugby Club – These Girls Can

As one of the fastest-growing sports around, women’s participation in rugby has seen more than 18,000 ladies in the UK take to the field to try a new sport. Thanks to England captain Katy McClean and her team’s success at the 2014 World Cup and last year’s Six Nations and Olympic Games, women across the country have been inspired to pull their socks up and finally tackle their sporting ambitions.

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Ellie Greenwood – Making Waves in the Transplant Sport World

Ellie Greenwood – Making Waves in the Transplant Sport World

For Rotherham pre-teen Ellie Greenwood, day-to-day-life is pretty normal; she likes most things at school, spends time with her family, and loves chasing and catching Pokémon. But she’s harbouring a secret talent that even her school friends don’t know about – she can swim like a dolphin. At almost 12-years-old,...

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