Winthrop Gardens: Cultivating a community effort

Winthrop Gardens: Cultivating a community effort

Some say life began in a garden. Yet for most, a garden continues to teach us throughout life about patience, care and most importantly the belief in what tomorrow will bring. At Winthrop Park in Wickersley, their therapeutic  garden space has acted as a sanctuary of support for many people...

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Animal Training Tools

Animal Training Tools

With Dan Pearson of The Animal Training Academy When you introduce a new dog into your home, one of the first things that many people think about is getting them trained. By building a routine and improving obedience, it can help keep the peace and create a more pleasant environment...

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Big Milestones for Dearne Valley Ramblers

Big Milestones for Dearne Valley Ramblers

Treading the path of life with curiosity, endurance and an eye for nature, the Dearne Valley Ramblers have been discovering what lies around our glorious region for over 20 years.

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Anston Cricket Club: Almost a Century and Not Out

Anston Cricket Club: Almost a Century and Not Out

Edging up almost a hundred-year innings in village cricket, Anston Cricket Club have recently scored substantial finding to further develop their long-standing pavilion and clubhouse.

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Wortley Men’s Club: swapping books for beer

Wortley Men’s Club: swapping books for beer

What was once lined with the dusty spines of well-read novels, with tales of Russian soldiers in the Napoleonic War or a young girl heading down a rabbit warren in search of a warped reality, today the former reading room in Wortley is filled with stories of a different kind,...

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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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Something to get your Teeth into

Something to get your Teeth into

Some misinformed fellow once quipped that artists in Penistone are as rare as hens’ teeth. But one local art group have been striving to dispel that myth for over ten years. Born from the desire to meet like minded creatives and get away from the isolation often felt by artists,...

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Mines a Pint

Mines a Pint

Back with a bang and ready to face another successful event, Rotherham Real Ale and Music Festival is once again returning to Magna, bringing with it a slurry of casks, crowds and most importantly, coal. The former home of the mighty Steelos and its roaring furnace will be welcoming another...

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A Pipe Dream Come True

A Pipe Dream Come True

Amidst its industrial setting, the unimposing steel enclosure with scents of solvents and oil, a dream begins, encircled in far-off sounds of the past. As we enter the enigmatic Astoria Centre in Barugh Green, we are instantly hit with the entrancing tunes drifting through the centre. Thoughts of romance and...

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