A work of art at Artworks South Yorkshire

A work of art at Artworks South Yorkshire

Faces set with concentration as concrete is carefully poured into moulds to make pots. Printing fabric with paint-dipped plants and petals to fashion cushions and textiles. Brightening the streets of South Yorkshire with larger-than-life abstract murals.  Daring to paint over perceptions and sculpt bright futures saturated with creativity.  This is...

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TRC take their soccer skills Stateside

TRC take their soccer skills Stateside

They say if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. And this July, 16 footballers from Thomas Rotherham College are hoping to kick start their sporting careers as they take a trip to the bright lights of New York City. This will be the fifth stateside trip...

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St Bede’s is Sesquicentennial

St Bede’s is Sesquicentennial

While another school year may be ending, the staff and pupils at St Bede’s Catholic Primary School in Rotherham are reflecting on a very special year which saw them celebrate their 150th anniversary while creating a new legacy for years to come. As part of their big birthday celebrations, the...

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Reviving Rotherham’s Ring Route

Reviving Rotherham’s Ring Route

When looking for somewhere new to go walking, many of us instantly head off into the Peaks or Derbyshire to tread the many well-walked routes amidst the stunning scenery. But now, thanks to Rotherham Metro Ramblers, you can stay a little closer to home with the revival of Rotherham’s Ring...

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Clifton Park Museum is 125!

This summer, join Nelson, Marco and the gang as Clifton Park Museum celebrates 125 years as Rotherham’s community museum. No matter what era you grew up in or if you have since moved away, most will have fond memories of visiting this grand Georgian house which lovingly tells the story...

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Helping you Breathe Easy

Helping you Breathe Easy

As you read this, stop for a moment to appreciate the continuous rise and fall in your chest; an everyday movement we often take for granted. If something as second nature as breathing was to present any challenges, the emotional impact can be as shattering as the physical one. To...

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Teaming up to remember Ben Heap

Teaming up to remember Ben Heap

A wise old monkey once said, ‘the past can hurt, but you can either run from it or learn from it.’ Rotherham couple Melanie and Chris Heap are following the advice of Rafiki from Disney’s Lion King and using their personal experience and courage to raise awareness for Sudden Unexpected...

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Wath: Queen of the villages, King of the festival

Wath: Queen of the villages, King of the festival

By Olivia Morris South Yorkshire’s biggest folk music and dance event returns this May with Wath Festival; a weekend full of fun, uniting the community through the village’s proud heritage. Established in 1972 by Wath’s very own Morris team, the festival has become a highly anticipated tradition in the community to...

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One man’s junk is NOT another man’s treasure

One man’s junk is NOT another man’s treasure

We met the Rawmarsh and Parkgate Friends of Green Spaces to find out more about their clean up mission. When you live in an urban town such as ours, it is refreshing to see green open spaces that brighten up the bustling environment. Then your heart sinks at the sight...

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Rotherham Real Ale and Music Festival 2018

Rotherham Real Ale and Music Festival 2018

It’s party time down at Magna this March as the Rotherham Real Ale and Music Festival celebrates its silver anniversary with baa’s, bands and a big birthday bash. From Thursday 1st to Saturday 3rd March, thousands of revellers will be flocking down to mighty Magna to join festival mascot Baa’sil...

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