Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Funding success to help Rotherham Council build stronger communities

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Local residents are set to benefit from a range of projects to strengthen local communities and ease pressure on services.

9 August 2017


Forge Island footbridge works completed ahead of schedule

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Work on the pedestrian bridge linking Forge Island to the town centre has been completed more than a week ahead of schedule.

4 August 2017


Kiveton residents to benefit from road improvements

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Kiveton residents will see improvements to a major route through the village as Rotherham Council’s 2020 Roads Programme begins repair and resurfacing works in the area.

4 August 2017


Success of campaign to cut food waste

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Thousands of South Yorkshire residents are taking part in a national campaign to waste less food.

3 August 2017


Rocking with history at Clifton Park Museum

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This summer two historical displays will rock Clifton Park Museum.

31 July 2017


Fly tippers issued with fixed penalty fines

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Two fly tippers have been hit with £600 in fines after using the Rotherham countryside as a dumping ground – as the Council cracks down on those blighting the borough.

31 July 2017


Flame of Hope in Rotherham for 2017 Special Olympics Torch Run

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Special Olympics GB’s National Games are to be held in Sheffield and South Yorkshire this August.

28 July 2017


Road improvements for Dinnington

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Dinnington residents will see improvements to local roads as Rotherham Council’s 2020 Roads Programme begins resurfacing works in the area.

28 July 2017


New service aims to preserve treasured items

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Members of the public – as well as organisations and businesses – can now get expert assistance in conserving their treasured items.

28 July 2017


Active Ability supports local athletes to success in regional finals

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Local athletes came away with a haul of eight medals after successfully competing in the Special Olympic Regional Athletics Finals.

26 July 2017


Bringing the sound of music to deaf children

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Music is something we all take for granted, to be able to listen to and enjoy. However, for some children, the love of music may be something they are never able to enjoy - because they are deaf.

25 July 2017


Lead Governor retires after 28 years' service

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One of the longest serving school governors in Rotherham has retired from the role.

25 July 2017


New Sponsor for Wath Comprehensive School

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A new sponsor has been chosen for Wath Comprehensive School following it being put into special measures earlier this year.

21 July 2017


Double celebration for Shiloh

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Shiloh Rotherham has received a quarter of a million pounds from the Big Lottery Fund to boost the support they give to local people experiencing difficulties in their lives - just as the doors open to its newly-refurbished building.

21 July 2017


Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) Rotherham Town Centre and Clifton Park

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Rotherham Council is regenerating Rotherham town centre, making it an attractive place for people to visit and do business.

20 July 2017


Messy fun at the Museum

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Little ones can get their hands dirty at a special “messy play” session at Clifton Park Museum on Tuesday 25 July.

20 July 2017


Clifton Park is flying the flag as one of the UK’s very best green spaces

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Clifton Park has this week been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world.

19 July 2017


Celebrating Yorkshire Day with tea and dance

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Waltz on down to Rotherham’s outdoor market where you can celebrate Yorkshire Day with lots of tea and dancing, on Monday 31 July.

19 July 2017


Teenagers celebrate discounted bus fares

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A group of intrepid teenagers are celebrating after working with a bus partnership to secure discounted fares over the summer across Rotherham and beyond.

19 July 2017


Another step in the right direction as ‘Temporary’ work starts on Pedestrian Bridge

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Visitors to Rotherham will see progress being made around Forge Island this month as work continues to prepare it for development.

19 July 2017

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