Proud to support Rotherham fostering

Proud to support Rotherham fostering

This May brings the annual Foster Care Fortnight, a national campaign that highlights the transformational powers of fostering and how it can totally change lives for the better. We’ve highlighted in the past some of Rotherham’s inspirational foster carers and their continued commitment and dedication to helping looked after children,...

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Ben’s memory will live on To Infinity and Beyond

Ben’s memory will live on To Infinity and Beyond

For many children growing up, their lives are shaped by the animated friends they see on films. Lessons are learned about courage, conscience and character. Role models are made like a brave flying elephant or a bunch of toys whose friendship triumphs all. But for one young man in particular,...

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Charlie the Parrot pines for biscuits

Charlie the Parrot pines for biscuits

From two biscuit loving-birds to another, we couldn’t not give this cheeky birthday girl a shout out today after ruffling a few feathers with her pre-birthday trip out. Charlie, the blue-fronted Amazon parrot had escaped from the Tropical Butterfly House in North Anston on Wednesday while out in their bird display area. The...

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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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An Enchanting Education Awaits…

An Enchanting Education Awaits…

  Way, way down in a deep, dark cave there lives a dragon to face the brave. Her ventricles are spurring smoke, she really is about to choke. A case of heartburn grabs her chest, that wretched human won’t digest. Yet where can she find remedy? At Grimm & Co,...

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Dearne Valley Camera Club: Capturing the beauty of South Yorkshire

Dearne Valley Camera Club: Capturing the beauty of South Yorkshire

With a sixty-five-year history of capturing the beauty of Wath and its surrounding areas, the Dearne Valley Camera Club pans into a new frame with its move to Billingley Village Hall. Started up in 1951 as the Wath and District Camera Club by management at Manvers Main Colliery, its purpose...

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Bridging a gap in Rotherham history

Bridging a gap in Rotherham history

A rarity amongst ecclesiastical architecture, Rotherham’s Chapel on the Bridge has stood proudly amidst the town’s heritage for over 500 years. Despite being just one of three surviving structures of its type in the UK, the quaint waterside chapel has become somewhat shrouded in mystery over the latter decades; with residents passing the building every day and still not knowing what lies within its thick, stone walls.

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