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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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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One man’s junk is NOT another man’s treasure

One man’s junk is NOT another man’s treasure

We met the Rawmarsh and Parkgate Friends of Green Spaces to find out more about their clean up mission. When you live in an urban town such as ours, it is refreshing to see green open spaces that brighten up the bustling environment. Then your heart sinks at the sight...

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South Yorkshire’s Industrial Past

South Yorkshire’s Industrial Past

Written by Shannon Hopwood Back in the day, Barnsley and Rotherham were known for their booming industries. This area may no longer be the prodigious producer that it once was, but there was a time when the pits were thriving, the iron was hot, and glassblowing was ever expanding. While...

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Rotherham Real Ale and Music Festival 2018

Rotherham Real Ale and Music Festival 2018

It’s party time down at Magna this March as the Rotherham Real Ale and Music Festival celebrates its silver anniversary with baa’s, bands and a big birthday bash. From Thursday 1st to Saturday 3rd March, thousands of revellers will be flocking down to mighty Magna to join festival mascot Baa’sil...

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Maples Cancer Care

Maples Cancer Care

When facing a difficult stage in our lives, we all have different coping mechanisms to help us over the hurdle.  However, a life threatening cancer diagnosis can throw even the most calm and level-headed of us into a state of shock, confusion and anxiety as to what happens next. While...

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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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Hop into something new with RotherHop

Hop into something new with RotherHop

From the dancehalls in Harlem to the bright lights of Rotherham, be a part of the retro revival and get your happy feet jittering with swing dance lessons from RotherHop. Run by husband and wife, Dave Doyle and Krissy Moore, RotherHop brings the granddaddy of swing, Lindy Hop, to Rotherham...

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Not last orders just yet for Clubland

Not last orders just yet for Clubland

Stitched into the fabric of community life, in their heydays, working men’s clubs were at the centre of working class culture as families flocked in search of reprieve from the throes of everyday life. Hundreds queued out onto the street, eager to sign in at the door and snap up...

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Rotherham Hockey Club: Coming home at 90

Rotherham Hockey Club: Coming home at 90

As we push on into autumn, Rotherham Hockey Club are celebrating two momentous occasions; not only is it their 90th anniversary this October, but the club are switching the field and shuttling back into Rotherham to start the 2017/18 season back on home ‘astro’ turf. After the closure of the...

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