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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TRC take their soccer skills Stateside

TRC take their soccer skills Stateside

They say if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. And this July, 16 footballers from Thomas Rotherham College are hoping to kick start their sporting careers as they take a trip to the bright lights of New York City. This will be the fifth stateside trip...

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St Bede’s is Sesquicentennial

St Bede’s is Sesquicentennial

While another school year may be ending, the staff and pupils at St Bede’s Catholic Primary School in Rotherham are reflecting on a very special year which saw them celebrate their 150th anniversary while creating a new legacy for years to come. As part of their big birthday celebrations, the...

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Reviving Rotherham’s Ring Route

Reviving Rotherham’s Ring Route

When looking for somewhere new to go walking, many of us instantly head off into the Peaks or Derbyshire to tread the many well-walked routes amidst the stunning scenery. But now, thanks to Rotherham Metro Ramblers, you can stay a little closer to home with the revival of Rotherham’s Ring...

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Clifton Park Museum is 125!

This summer, join Nelson, Marco and the gang as Clifton Park Museum celebrates 125 years as Rotherham’s community museum. No matter what era you grew up in or if you have since moved away, most will have fond memories of visiting this grand Georgian house which lovingly tells the story...

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