Peter Foster: Riding High at 80

Peter Foster: Riding High at 80

When approaching the grand old age of 80, some people may appreciate a heartfelt message in a birthday card, a slap-up family meal, or even a new pair of slippers. But not for one outgoing octogenarian from Rotherham. When Peter Foster turned 80 this summer, he geared up to take...

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We Meet the LimbBo Foundation

We Meet the LimbBo Foundation

Whether it’s the first time or fourth time, one of the most exciting parts of any pregnancy is seeing those fuzzy black and white images of your tiny human wriggling about on the screen at your routine antenatal ultrasound appointments. Along with giving expectant parents a first peep at the...

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A Grand Day Out

A Grand Day Out

Spring and summer may still be a long way away but don’t let that stop you from having some great family days out this winter.

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The Future of Flour at Worsbrough Mill

The Future of Flour at Worsbrough Mill

Practising the traditional trade of stone-grinding flour, demonstrating the art, developing products and driving sales are all in a day’s work for the recent recruit to Worsbrough Mill – the 17th century working water mill. And, if he’s lucky, new Miller, Simon Dodd, might even get to sample some freshly...

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Is it ‘D-day’ for you?

Is it ‘D-day’ for you?

LEGAL TALK with Elmhirst Parker Solicitors January is traditionally a time of new beginnings with resolutions made to do things differently and start afresh. Typically, plans might include starting a diet or exercise regime, making more time for friends or family or maybe changing jobs. But it can also spell...

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Walking in a Wishmas Wonderland

Walking in a Wishmas Wonderland

We would like to thank Meadowhall for inviting Aroundtown to their grotto preview evening, an experience thoroughly enjoyed by us all. Meadowhall’s Wish Upon a Star with Santa experience is available until Monday 24 December. Sessions run daily from 10am-5pm on week days and 9am – 5pm on weekends and...

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Thornberry Animal Sanctuary

Thornberry Animal Sanctuary

For the neglected they continue to care… Litters of unwanted kittens, puppies and rabbits dumped in cardboard boxes at the gate by greedy breeders. Sad, scrawny and sorry-looking dogs tied up to fence posts wondering when their owners will be back to take them home. Desperate pleas from the struggling...

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Remembering Uncle Frank Glasby

Remembering Uncle Frank Glasby

A poignant and momentous anniversary, commemorations of 100 years since the Great War ended will resonate across the globe this November; people will be flocking in their hundreds of thousands to see the graves overseas, laying tribute to the fallen and celebrating those who serve today.  But for Rosemary Guerrant...

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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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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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