RRAMF: Sup, Sup and Away

RRAMF: Sup, Sup and Away

Following last year’s forced landing, the Rotherham Real Ale and Music Festival is getting ready to take flight once again with a salute to the Battle of Britain’s 80th anniversary. This February, the popular charity event returns to Magna after a year off from the annual ale calendar in 2019....

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A new chapter for Grimm & Co.

A new chapter for Grimm & Co.

Deep inside his literacy lair, Graham Grimm has been brewing up a plan with his team of elves, conjuring up a spell to cast upon the unsuspecting mortals at Arts Council England. You see, since making his Apothecary to the Magical, Grimm & Co., visible to humans in 2016, his...

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Charity Christmas Card for Chapel on the Bridge

Charity Christmas Card for Chapel on the Bridge

‘O little town of Rotherham  How still we see thee lie  Yet on the bridge over the Don  A Chapel do we pass by  Amidst the dark and starry sky, the Chapel of Our Lady stands proudly on Rotherham Bridge; a beacon of our town’s heritage but of which the history of remains hidden...

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Ladies of the Manor

Ladies of the Manor

It’s been the domestic dwelling of many Members of Parliament, a couple of Prime Ministers and even a former Lord Mayor of Sheffield. But amidst the aristocratic wealth predominantly associated with the UK’s largest private residence, the rooms within Wentworth Woodhouse were also once the not-so-humble abode of hundreds of...

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Celebrating 25 years of Rotherham U3A

Celebrating 25 years of Rotherham U3A

They say the first age of education is the journey through school, the second learning job skills or how to parent – then what becomes of the third age once children have flown the nest or retirement beckons? How about enrolling at a university with a difference where the only...

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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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Recall the Midwife

Recall the Midwife

Common Threads: Characters that framed the villages Women whose calming presence, words of encouragement and even the simple offer of tea and toast will be remembered long after the pain has been forgotten by the exhausted new mothers they helped to make. To tie in with her Common Threads project,...

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Long Live the Queen

Long Live the Queen

The ‘Queen of Villages’ will reclaim her throne when an ambitious project returns her neglected hall to its palatial former glory.

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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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A work of art at Artworks South Yorkshire

A work of art at Artworks South Yorkshire

Faces set with concentration as concrete is carefully poured into moulds to make pots. Printing fabric with paint-dipped plants and petals to fashion cushions and textiles. Brightening the streets of South Yorkshire with larger-than-life abstract murals.  Daring to paint over perceptions and sculpt bright futures saturated with creativity.  This is...

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