Missing photos driving them Totty

Missing photos driving them Totty

Here’s a little bit of trivia for you: What do former footballers George Robledo, Mark Jones and Alan Sunderland all have in common? If you’d have said all playing top-flight football at one point in their careers, then you’d have been right. But did you know that all three also...

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Wath: Queen of the villages, King of the festival

Wath: Queen of the villages, King of the festival

By Olivia Morris South Yorkshire’s biggest folk music and dance event returns this May with Wath Festival; a weekend full of fun, uniting the community through the village’s proud heritage. Established in 1972 by Wath’s very own Morris team, the festival has become a highly anticipated tradition in the community to...

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Rotherham and Dearne Valley Walking Festival

Rotherham and Dearne Valley Walking Festival

Following many years since avid walkers last trod the routes of Rotherham’s popular walking festival, two local rambling groups have forged an allegiance to bring it back to life. This October, Rotherham Metro and Dearne Valley Ramblers present the Rotherham and Dearne Walking Festival with free walks for everyone to...

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Laying the foundations for a career discovering fossils

Laying the foundations for a career discovering fossils

Since the dawn of Darwin’s time, humans have been on a quest of discovery to dig beneath the surface and uncover the ancestors of our natural history. But for palaeontology student Emily Swaby, she’s hoping to unearth new finds and inspire a generation one fossil at a time. Emily, from...

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A real teacher’s pet at Heather Garth Academy

A real teacher’s pet at Heather Garth Academy

At Heather Garth Primary Academy in Bolton-upon-Dearne, the children sit at their desks as quietly as hush puppies as a new member of staff roams the halls in search of Stars of the Week. With tight black curls, a gleam in her eye, but four legs instead of two, this...

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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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