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Rotherham Unofficial

An unofficial website about the town and borough of Rotherham


Rotherham Minster
Chapel on the Bridge Rotherham

Welcome to Rotherham The Unofficial Website. The site it is about the town and borough of Rotherham, it has no connection or allegiance to other organisation. The opinions expressed on these pages are personal. I have tried to cover a variety of subjects about Rotherham of interest to citizens of the town, expatriate Rotherhamites, regular visitors, casual visitors and the just plain surfing. I hope you find something you like.

Rotherham is a metropolitan borough of about 250,000 people in the county of South Yorkshire, England. It is also the town of about 100,000 people which is not unnaturally the centre of the borough. The borough includes suburban areas, rural villages, open countryside and the towns of Dinnington, Maltby and Wath-upon-Dearne.


Culture includes Arts & Crafts, Dance, Literature, Museums, Music and Theatre in Rotherham with useful information and links


A look at the businesses, trades and industries in Rotherham with details of shopping and links to useful sites


The History of Rotherham looks at Rotherham over the centuries with sections about the industries that made Rotherham famous

Districts, Towns & Villages

Visit the districts of Rotherham and the villlages and towns within the borough including Dinnington, Maltby and Wath-upon-Dearne


A look at Education, Famous People, Features, Politics, Religion, Rivers & Canals in Rotherham together with links to many organisations about Rotherham and awalk around Rotherham Town Centre


Recreation looks at Events in Rotherham, Leisure Activities, Parks and Woodlands, Sports and Walking in the borough of Rotherham and also Pubs, Clubs and Restaurants


Places to visit in Rotherham, Where to Stay, Who to Contact, and some interesting places within reasonable travelling distance of the town


February 2015 Rotherham Commissioners - Sir Derek Myers, Stella Manzie, Malcolm Newsam, Mary Ney and Julie Kenny have been appointed and will head the council until 31 March 2019.

Page amended 2015

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