Rotherham as we once knew it

Rotherham as we once knew it

For one night only, hop on board the history bus and head on down through memory lane to revisit Rotherham through the 1940s to 1960s. Hosted by Clifton Park Museum, grab your petticoats and Teddy boy jackets to relive the days gone by at their Very Vintage Evening on Thursday...

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Raising a glass to Fitzwilliam Wine Club

Raising a glass to Fitzwilliam Wine Club

Wine is sunlight held together by water – Galileo, the father of modern science once quirked. A part of life and culture since time began, wine has evolved and matured over time, with an endless array of varieties now at our disposal. While we savour what’s in the glass, many...

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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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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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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 at Grimm & Co.

An Enchanting Education Awaits at Grimm & Co.

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, oh...

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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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