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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Rotherham as we once knew it

Rotherham as we once knew it

For one night only, hop on board the history bus and head on down through memory lane to revisit Rotherham through the 1940s to 1960s. Hosted by Clifton Park Museum, grab your petticoats and Teddy boy jackets to relive the days gone by at their Very Vintage Evening on Thursday...

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Aroundtown Meets: Eve Rose Keenan, Mayor of Rotherham

Aroundtown Meets: Eve Rose Keenan, Mayor of Rotherham

Hear ye, hear ye. As the peal of Rotherham Minster’s twelve bells rings out across the town, a new mayor is sworn in at the Town Hall ready to celebrate the unity of the town she now calls home. After just two years as a councillor and an exciting year...

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Proud to support Rotherham fostering

Proud to support Rotherham fostering

This May brings the annual Foster Care Fortnight, a national campaign that highlights the transformational powers of fostering and how it can totally change lives for the better. We’ve highlighted in the past some of Rotherham’s inspirational foster carers and their continued commitment and dedication to helping looked after children,...

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Rotherham’s Food and Drink Show

Rotherham’s Food and Drink Show

This May, get together with your foodie friends and family as Rotherham dishes up its first food and drink show on 20th and 21st May. Bringing together tastes of the world from suppliers across the country, the free event showcases a pot of passionate producers and home-grown cooks plus culinary...

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Ray Matthews: Inspiring a nation one step at a time

Ray Matthews: Inspiring a nation one step at a time

Going that extra mile to put Rotherham firmly on the map, marathon man Ray Matthews is continuing on in his philanthropic mission even after reaching the finish line of his miraculous feat.

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Bridging a gap in Rotherham history

Bridging a gap in Rotherham history

A rarity amongst ecclesiastical architecture, Rotherham’s Chapel on the Bridge has stood proudly amidst the town’s heritage for over 500 years. Despite being just one of three surviving structures of its type in the UK, the quaint waterside chapel has become somewhat shrouded in mystery over the latter decades; with residents passing the building every day and still not knowing what lies within its thick, stone walls.

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