This documentary is a promotional film that profiles the Newton Chambers Factory, based in the Thorncliffe Valley near Sheffield. It closed down in the early 1970s but was an important manufacturing works that was involved in producing ironwork such as tanks, gas holders, and even domestic range ovens. It also had a large chemical output often used as a base for disinfectant products. Through a combination of voiceover and footage that captures life at the factory, the film tells the story of Newton Chambers history to present day 1953, and how it was at the heart of the community employing most of the people from the surrounding area.
Part of the Wilkinson collection, this film was taken of the Monday afternoon dance group held for the elderly at the Methodist Church in Beighton.
This film shows the work of the Lodge Moor Spinal Unit Sports Club, Sheffield. Users of the centre are shown doing rehabilitation activities and playing sports. The film emphasis the high level of competition that many users have reached, showing some participating in the 1977 International Stoke Mandeville Games.
This is a film made to commemorate the granting of a Charter of Incorporation to the Borough of Rotherham in 1861. The film provides a history of the town, and an update of local services, with interviews with the Town Planning Officer and the Director of Education.