Rotherham Remembers

Rotherham Remembers

November marks a time of remembrance as we say thank you to our armed forces for their service and commemorate those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.  In Rotherham, a sombre and moving tribute to the military community has been installed at the Centenary Market with a cascade of 22,000 hand-knitted poppies and...

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Rotherham photographer launches new seascape book

Rotherham photographer launches new seascape book

Photography provides us with a return ticket to those special moments when time seems to stand still. But for Rotherham’s Nicola Jones, her new book of seascape photography transports us to the raw beauty, incarnate energy, and immersive emotion of some of Yorkshire’s most stunning nautical scenes. Black and White...

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Rotherham’s oldest charity, The Feoffees, continues to care

Rotherham’s oldest charity, The Feoffees, continues to care

As Rotherham’s oldest charity, the Feoffees of the Common Lands of Rotherham have been giving back to the community for over 700 years.

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Andy’s Man Club: Breaking down the stigma of men’s mental health

Andy’s Man Club: Breaking down the stigma of men’s mental health

Andy’s Man Club in Rotherham is a male-only peer support group which aims to get men talking and reduce the stigma of men’s mental health.

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Rotherham Climate Action aims to build back better to protect our planet

Rotherham Climate Action aims to build back better to protect our planet

With the help of Rotherham Climate Action, have your say on how Rotherham tackles the climate change crisis and build back better.

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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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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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Aroundtown Meets Margaret Drinkall

Aroundtown Meets Margaret Drinkall

When Yorkshire-born Margaret Drinkall suggests that you stop thinking about something and get on and do it, you know she’s talking from first-hand experience and with a genuine passion to see others take the plunge and follow their dreams. As the published author of 31 books – and counting –...

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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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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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