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“Happily Married Man” Admits To Liking Musical Theatre

A “happily married” Rotherham man has stunned the local community by admitting that he likes musical theatre. Martin Ferris from Thrybergh says that he’s been to see several musicals including Miss Saigon, Cats, Hairspray and Legally Blonde and actually enjoyed them. “It’s true” said Martin 56, who claims that he owns only one pink shirt

Rotherham Man Survives Shedsit Decision

A Rotherham man who vowed to live a totally self sufficient life in a shed  at the bottom of his garden four  months ago,  says he is still fighting  fit and healthy this week. “I’ve never felt better.” he told us. Back in June, we reported on how Nigel Beckett,  52 from Kimberworth had made

Supermarket Drone Goes Down Over Eastwood

A new Waitrose drone delivery service has been suspended after one of its mini-aircraft  went down over Eastwood en route to a delivery of unsweetened almond milk and organic vegetarian linguini to an address in Sunnyside. Local motorist Gerald Trotter was in his car travelling along Fitzwilliam Rd when he saw the drone flying over

Rotherham Set To Have Weather

Rotherham residents are being warned by a self appointed weather expert to be prepared for a band of weather that is set to sweep into the area next week and last for a period of days, weeks or maybe even months. It will be the longest or most extreme period of this type of weather

Local Van Driver In Amnesia Hell

A Thurcroft man says he has no recollection of an accident that has left him with confusion and memory loss. Van driver Dave Druett, 29, says the first he knew about the accident was when someone rang him out of the blue from a firm of solicitors to see whether he wanted help in making

Bake Off Brawl In Brinsworth

Police made several arrests last Wednesday evening after being called out to what onlookers described as  ‘a Wild West style brawl’ between members of the Townswomen’s Guild and the Women’s institute in Brinsworth. It’s understood that the fight broke out between  the two rival groups during a local Mary Berry inspired charity Bake Off event

Corbyn’s Free Beer Plan Goes Flat

A promise by beleaguered Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to provide free beer for all,  came under fire last night after it emerged that Rotherham residents were unlikely to benefit. In an attempt to curry favour with the local electorate, and pull the warring factions of his own party together, Corbyn announced that, when elected, the

Pensioner Health Boosted By Bin Day

A report from The British Institute For Ageing Research suggests that the key to a long, healthy and happy retirement may come from an unusual source. The research looked at men aged between 65 and 90 from all backgrounds and discovered that bin day plays a vital role in their long term physical and mental

Millers Fans Welcome Odemwingie Signing

Rotherham United last night completed the signing of out of contract striker Peter Odemwingie. The former Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion man joins the Millers, who currently sit bottom of the championship, on a short term deal until the end of January. It is new manager, Kenny Jackett’s first signing, and has met a

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