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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Jingle Balls: Fat Lads Calendar

Jingle Balls: Fat Lads Calendar

As January 1st comes around, walls up and down the country will be adorned with well-loved celebrities, with the turn of each new calendar month bringing a different seductive pose from the attractive stars. But when do you ever see a calendar full of big, hairy blokes? A tongue-in-cheek take...

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Not last orders just yet for Clubland

Not last orders just yet for Clubland

Stitched into the fabric of community life, in their heydays, working men’s clubs were at the centre of working class culture as families flocked in search of reprieve from the throes of everyday life. Hundreds queued out onto the street, eager to sign in at the door and snap up...

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Rotherham Hockey Club: Coming home at 90

Rotherham Hockey Club: Coming home at 90

As we push on into autumn, Rotherham Hockey Club are celebrating two momentous occasions; not only is it their 90th anniversary this October, but the club are switching the field and shuttling back into Rotherham to start the 2017/18 season back on home ‘astro’ turf. After the closure of the...

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Laying the foundations for a career discovering fossils

Laying the foundations for a career discovering fossils

Since the dawn of Darwin’s time, humans have been on a quest of discovery to dig beneath the surface and uncover the ancestors of our natural history. But for palaeontology student Emily Swaby, she’s hoping to unearth new finds and inspire a generation one fossil at a time. Emily, from...

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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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