Lest we forget the Yorkshire Trench

Lest we forget the Yorkshire Trench

Can you help save the Yorkshire Trench in Ypres, Belgium, from imminent collapse?

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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: ‘Mother of Inoculation’

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: ‘Mother of Inoculation’

Edward Jenner is rightly remembered as the ‘father of vaccination’, but Mary was the ‘mother of inoculation’, taking the first steps in preventative medicine 75 years before him.

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Collaborative Connections

Collaborative Connections

As part of heritage project, Collaborative Connections, we look at the history of three of Rotherham’s landmarks: Catcliffe Cone, Keppel’s Column and Waterloo Kiln.

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The Museum, The Mansion and The Mine

The Museum, The Mansion and The Mine

Humans and horses have a historical alliance dating back millennia; a connection joined by both tack and trust. Ever since the Bronze Age, the two species have coevolved in all aspects of life, from industry and warfare to transportation and leisure. To commemorate this time-honoured relationship here in South Yorkshire,...

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Rotherham’s oldest charity, The Feoffees, continues to care

Rotherham’s oldest charity, The Feoffees, continues to care

As Rotherham’s oldest charity, the Feoffees of the Common Lands of Rotherham have been giving back to the community for over 700 years.

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Wath Hall: bought by the people, for the people

Wath Hall: bought by the people, for the people

Following a six-year campaign, Wath Hall in Rotherham has finally been bought by the people, for the people to enjoy for years to come.

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Opening our eyes to Barnsley’s forgotten genius

Opening our eyes to Barnsley’s forgotten genius

After almost 20 years in the making, No Horizon is a new Yorkshire-based musical telling the story of Barnsley’s forgotten genius, Nicholas Saunderson.

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Striking a chord in herstory

Striking a chord in herstory

If International Women’s Day is a time to recognise women’s achievements and the lasting effects they have had on the world, then what better time to remember a woman from Wentworth whose legacy has remained ingrained in the village that she devoted her whole life to. Miss Agnes Bertram was...

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Lady Mabel College: Cloaked in History

Lady Mabel College: Cloaked in History

To celebrate 70 years since Wentworth Woodhouse opened its doors to the students of Lady Mabel College, textile artist, Gemma Nemer, is launching a contemporary community arts project.

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All hands on deck for Felkirk 900

All hands on deck for Felkirk 900

In a Barnsley village as mysterious as Davy Jones’ Locker, local legend has it that within its churchyard lies the graves of ye olde pirates. Well, shiver me timbers! Why buccaneers would have wound up in Barnsley when the nearest coast is almost 100 miles away is anyone’s guess. But...

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