Thornberry Animal Sanctuary

Thornberry Animal Sanctuary

For the neglected they continue to care… Litters of unwanted kittens, puppies and rabbits dumped in cardboard boxes at the gate by greedy breeders. Sad, scrawny and sorry-looking dogs tied up to fence posts wondering when their owners will be back to take them home. Desperate pleas from the struggling...

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Barnsley’s diamond girl joins the Supermodel England race

Barnsley’s diamond girl joins the Supermodel England race

Barnsley’s diamond girl gears up to dazzle the competition She’s used to expertly studying the four Cs of colour, clarity, carat and cut in her role as a qualified diamond grader at Barnsley’s S&A Jewellers.   But this November, Amber Rose Roberts will be the gem up for critique; sizing up...

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Your MIND does matter

Your MIND does matter

When life gives you lemons, it’s human nature to feel worried, anxious or upset when dealing with the unexpected – that’s our ingrained fight or fly mechanism. But when your feelings start to seriously affect your daily life or you feel like you haven’t got the strength to overcome any...

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Teaming up to remember Ben Heap

Teaming up to remember Ben Heap

A wise old monkey once said, ‘the past can hurt, but you can either run from it or learn from it.’ Rotherham couple Melanie and Chris Heap are following the advice of Rafiki from Disney’s Lion King and using their personal experience and courage to raise awareness for Sudden Unexpected...

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Aroundtown Meets Dr Steve Burns

Aroundtown Meets Dr Steve Burns

They say laughter is the best medicine, but for Dr Steve Burns a good dose of ‘glass half full’ attitude has been the secret to his continued concern for the people of Rotherham. One of the main questions a doctor asks you at a health check up is how many...

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Rotherham Rotary Club: Service above self

Rotherham Rotary Club: Service above self

For a hundred years, Rotarians across the world have been changing the lives of millions of people through humanitarian projects. Starting with a $26.50 donation in 1917, the Rotary Foundation has since spent $3 billion on sustainable, life-saving projects over the last 100 years.  From resolving conflict and fighting diseases...

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Jingle Balls: Fat Lads Calendar

Jingle Balls: Fat Lads Calendar

As January 1st comes around, walls up and down the country will be adorned with well-loved celebrities, with the turn of each new calendar month bringing a different seductive pose from the attractive stars. But when do you ever see a calendar full of big, hairy blokes? A tongue-in-cheek take...

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The Countdown is on for Jeff’s March for Men

The Countdown is on for Jeff’s March for Men

As the football season comes to a close, Soccer Saturday stalwart Jeff Stelling will be swapping the Sky Sports studio for life on the road as he sets off on another marathon mission in aid of Prostate Cancer UK. After last year’s unbelievable feat of trekking from his beloved Hartlepool...

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Ben’s memory will live on To Infinity and Beyond

Ben’s memory will live on To Infinity and Beyond

For many children growing up, their lives are shaped by the animated friends they see on films. Lessons are learned about courage, conscience and character. Role models are made like a brave flying elephant or a bunch of toys whose friendship triumphs all. But for one young man in particular,...

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