Election results

The results for this year's local Elections held on 5th May 2016, are now available.

2016 Election results

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Labour retain control over Rotherham Council

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Labour retain overall control of Rotherham Council with 24 new councillors elected.

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Publication date: 6 May 2016


Forgotten potteries of South Yorkshire

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Find out more about the fascinating history of Rotherham’s “forgotten” potteries, with two new exhibitions.

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Publication date: 6 May 2016


Residents invited to comment on town centre plans

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Rotherham Council has published plans for a series of initiatives that could transform Rotherham town centre and is inviting people to comment.

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Publication date: 6 May 2016


Consultation on Libraries and Customer Services

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Do you use your local library? If not, why not?

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Publication date: 6 May 2016


VIP guest wanted to join us for a right royal celebration

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Are you in your ninetieth year or do you know someone who is? If so, Rotherham Council’s Events Team would like to hear from you!

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Publication date: 5 May 2016


Volunteers help get Rotherham ship-shape

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Residents and members of the local business community pulled together with Rotherham Council staff to help "Clean for the Queen" in the town centre.

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Publication date: 5 May 2016


Chipping leads to a happy reunion for Rotherham dog owner

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A Rotherham family have been reunited with their family pet – thanks to its micro-chip.

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Publication date: 5 May 2016


New Adult Care and Housing Strategic Director sees Council senior management team complete

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Rotherham Council has appointed its new Strategic Director of Adult Care and Housing, the final appointment to the authority's new permanent senior management team.

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Publication date: 4 May 2016


Record-breaking Get Up To Speed event goes supersonic

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Two thousand visitors, 45 schools, 70 exhibitors - and a supersonic car - have helped the sixth Get Up To Speed festival to break records this year.

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Publication date: 29 April 2016


Get your bins out bright and early

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Rotherham householders are being reminded to ensure that their bins are always at the roadside at 7.00 am.

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Publication date: 28 April 2016


Take to the saddle with free bike hire

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With Tour de Yorkshire fever gripping the region, there’s never been a better time to celebrate cycling in the borough.

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Publication date: 27 April 2016


Glittering accolade for primary school

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A Rotherham primary school has been given a gold award for changes it’s made to how it works with children with additional needs.

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Publication date: 26 April 2016


Join author Mari Hannah for the Big Read

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Avid readers are being invited to join top crime author Mari Hannah for the 2016 Big Read with a free event at Riverside Library.

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Publication date: 26 April 2016


Rotherham landlord fined

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A Rotherham landlord who failed to carry out repairs at his properties has been ordered to pay more than £2,000 by magistrates.

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Publication date: 26 April 2016


Chance to meet award-winning author Anna Jacobs

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Award winning novelist Anna Jacobs will be visiting Riverside Library as part of a tour to celebrate her 75th birthday – and 75th book.

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Publication date: 22 April 2016


Stunning images on display at Boston Castle

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Talented student photographers have been capturing the best of one of Rotherham’s favourite landmarks – and you can see the results in a new exhibition.

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Publication date: 19 April 2016


Public urged to report child abuse and neglect

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Residents are being urged to have the confidence to report child abuse to help protect children in the borough.

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Publication date: 18 April 2016


Thousands get preferred primary schools

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Thousands of primary pupils in Rotherham will be going to their preferred school this September – as admissions results reveal over a 97 percent success rate.

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Publication date: 16 April 2016


Helping Rotherham blossom

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Rotherham Council is launching its annual Garden Competition for tenants and leaseholders during National Gardening Week 2016 which runs to 17 April.

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Publication date: 13 April 2016


Rotherham gets ready to party!

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This summer sees the Queen’s 90th birthday, and many people will already be starting to think about celebrating by organising a neighbourhood street party.

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Publication date: 13 April 2016

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