Bailey bridge installed at Rotherham’s Forge Island

Bailey bridge installed at Rotherham’s Forge Island

There’s a striking new feature to the Rotherham skyline as a pedestrian bridge has been installed to connect the town centre to the Forge Island leisure development. The design is inspired by Rotherham-born civil engineer, Sir Donald Bailey, who designed and developed the world-famous Bailey bridges that were used by...

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Rotherham Hospice’s Midnight Memory Walk is back!

Rotherham Hospice’s Midnight Memory Walk is back!

This June, the much-loved Midnight Memory Walk organised by Rotherham Hospice is back following a seven-year hiatus with a Millers legend leading the way once again.  When Rotherham United’s John Breckin was made a hospice ambassador last September, one of his first missions was to resurrect the annual midnight walk...

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A festival with WOW factor returns to Rotherham

A festival with WOW factor returns to Rotherham

This June, Rotherham town centre will host a festival of colour, conversation and culture as WOW Women of the World Festival Rotherham returns for a second year.  After the success of last year’s inaugural event, WOW Rotherham, which celebrates women, girls, and non-binary people, is back with a new location...

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UPLIFT Skate & Arts Festival returns to Rotherham

UPLIFT Skate & Arts Festival returns to Rotherham

This April, Rotherham town centre will once again be transformed into an urban playground as UPLIFT Rotherham Skate & Art Festival returns for 2023. Following the success of last year’s inaugural festival, UPLIFT is back with a new Easter slot with three days of free skating activities, live music and...

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Rotherham BMX track takes it up a gear

Rotherham BMX track takes it up a gear

With urban roots, BMX racing has gone from the skatepark to the Olympic arena in recent years, fuelling the popularity amongst the younger generation. For those looking to hone their skills on two wheels, Rotherham BMX Club provides first-class coaching on a competition-standard track. Based in Kimberworth, the volunteer-run club...

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Rotherham Real Ale and Music Festival celebrates 30 years in 2023

Rotherham Real Ale and Music Festival celebrates 30 years in 2023

Get ready for a chuffin’ pearler… It’s 30 years since the very first Rotherham Real Ale Festival, and to mark the occasion the event organisers have planned a proper reyt good knees up at Magna. This year’s theme is The Great Yorkshire Beer Festival where visitors can have a gander...

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Celebrating 40 years of Rush House

Celebrating 40 years of Rush House

It’s been a positive year for the team at Rush House. Not only have they been celebrating their 40th anniversary, but they have also secured over £350,000 in lottery funding to help them enhance their wraparound support for years to come. Rush House was started in 1982 in response to...

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Rotherham Christmas Toy Appeal returns for 2022

Rotherham Christmas Toy Appeal returns for 2022

This year has been tough on a lot of households as the cost of living crisis continues to squeeze our finances. Christmas adds even more pressure to families already struggling to pay for essentials. But this year, if you are able to, you can support the Rotherham Christmas Toy Appeal...

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Rotherham Cancer Care: helping people cope with cancer

Rotherham Cancer Care: helping people cope with cancer

Being diagnosed with cancer is an overwhelming and life-changing moment that can cause many different emotions about what the future holds. It’s natural to feel stressed, shocked or anxious, but support is out there to help cancer patients deal with their worries and improve their quality of life. For the...

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WOW Festival comes to Rotherham

WOW Festival comes to Rotherham

Women of the world unite this summer as a vibrant, fearless and fun festival comes to Rotherham to celebrate women, girls, trans and non-binary communities. On Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th July, join the Women of the World family with a chance to connect with other like-minded people from across...

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