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Sheffield, Rotherham and Worksop links - sites of possible local interest and content (plus misc.) that I came across during the creation of this site...



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Commercial Commercial and business links (to advertise see the contact address on about this website).

Local schools

Special interest Canals, community groups, bird watching, brass bands, mushrooms, etc.
Tourist stuff Arts, travel, etc.
Sports clubs Mostly Football clubs, plus Motor Sports (F1 car+bike)
Pubs and guess again!
Local govt. etc. like it says on the tin...
Family history etc. Genealogy and UK population information
Misc. The truth is out there -
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Des's Private Hire Taxis - local & long distance (airports etc.). Tel: 01909 774277 or 07973 21 55 70. Licensed by R.M.B.C.

Software Help and online documentation design. User Interface and web usability/functionality testing and consultancy, etc.
Made in Sheffield Craft made good and gifts 'Made in Sheffield'. Cutlery, hallmarked silverware etc.
Dinnington Comprehensive The School's website
Rother Valley College Further and adult education
Wales Comp (Kiveton) The School's website
Aston Comp The School's website
Special interest groups


Treeton Partnership The Treeton Partnership is an
'umbrella' for local community groups within Treeton.
Community connects Redevelopment of the Treeton area post opencast mining
Sheffield Forum where people can talk about Sheffield life, news, sports, etc.
Metal Detectorists The 'Poor Finds' website by metal detectorist Lee Davison of Eckington, partly dedicated to the hobby of Metal Detecting. Much content.
Rotherham Civic Society
Chesterfield Canal trust The canal in-depth
British Waterways deep for more on the Chesterfield Canal
Anston Conservation Society working for the local environment
Sheffield Community Groups miscellaneous community based websites hosted at ....
Killamarsh Brass Band Actually it's a Silver Band. See the difference at...
The Coal Mines of North Notts\Derbyshire History site mainly, well put together albeit of pits mostly south of the J31 area.
JGrusin aerial photos Local aerial pics from a Sheffield Aero Club plane from Netherthorpe airfield
Mushrooming Help to positively ID the area's mushrooms and toadstools.
SK58 Birders Ornithological club for all things feathered (SK58 being the OS map grid that contains this area.
Dedicated to bird watching along the Rother Valley Mark Reeder's birding website...
An unnoficial view of Rotherham Marg Stock's 'Rotherham the Unofficial Website'.
Anston Male Voice Choir The choirs voice on the web
Tourist type stuff


National Cycle network Details of the routes through J31 (i.e. the Transpennine Trail).
South Yorkshire busses South Yorks Passenger Transport online timetables etc.
Local Taxi Co.. ..and site sponsor (great bloke all 'round!)Tel: 07973 21 55 70
Des's Taxis - local and airports etc. ....
Sports clubs+Motor Racing


Sheffield United FC Up the blades! the official club site.
Blades United The semi official fan driven site
Sheffield Wednesday FC Sheffield's other team
Sports chat... where fans can insult each other on neutral ground.
Arsenal FC tribute to Kiveton born man Herbert Chapman : The man who made Arsenal great.
Rotherham Town FC Follow their battle to stay in Div 1
Worksop Town (the Tigers) One by the players and one by a fan of WTFC
Handsworth Boys FC One of the best sites for amateur footballers I've seen (top facilities too).
Amateur Motor Racing... ...on the Brampton Straight Mile between Todwick and Dinnington.
Definitely non amateur: Justin Wilson Ex Formula 1 driver for Minardi from Sheffield (Woodall I heard)..
Jamie Toseland F1 Motorcycle Racer from Kiveton
Sheffield pubs Pub Locator and Session Planner By Mark and Steve (who clearly relish their research)
Local pubs... ...listed and pictured on this site
Local Government
RMBC 1 Rotherham Metropolitan Council census information
RMBC 2 Map of Rotherham Boroughs
Aston... parish council
Sheffield City Council The official council line
Worksop/Bassetlaw The official council line for Bassetlaw
RiDO Rotherham Industrial Development Office
Laughton Parish Council By the local council
Live TV webcast of the UK Parliament.. in 'the Mother of'. See Tone in action, and your local MP's... And remember - many of the limestone blocks you see in the Houses of Parliament came from Anston!
Family History and demographics
Rotherham FHS Rotherham Familiy History Society
Sheffield FHS Sheffield Family History Society.
National Statistics Office 2001 census and other UK stats
Official neighbourhood stats Local statistics available within Neighbourhoods and the 2001 Census
How UK demographics may be changing A controversial site discussing the implications of migration.


Download a screen-saver that processes data from the Arecibo radiotelescope in its search for extraterrestrial intelligence
Rural issues - The Council for the Protection of Rural England website. If farmland worth £40k per acre gets planning permission for building houses on it, its value can go up to £1 million (The Times of London, 3rd Nov 99).

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