Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

League table success for Rotherham schools

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Schools in Rotherham are now above the national average across the board for GCSE performance, new leagues tables out today have confirmed.

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Publication date: 19 January 2017


Stand together to mark Holocaust Memorial Day in Rotherham

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Rotherham residents and businesses are being invited to join together to commemorate International Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) on Friday 27 January.

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Publication date: 18 January 2017


Rotherham breaks recruitment barriers

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A recruitment drive to get more social workers into Rotherham has been heralded a success – despite the odds being stacked against it.

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Publication date: 18 January 2017


Take a trip down memory lane at coal mining reminiscence workshops

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Rotherham residents can take a trip down memory lane and reminisce about the coal mining industry at Clifton Park Museum in the forthcoming months.

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Publication date: 18 January 2017


Final total a Ray of sunshine for Newman School

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Marathon man Ray Matthews has handed over nearly £30,000 to a Rotherham special school after a six month long fundraising campaign.

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Publication date: 13 January 2017


Rotherham Leisure Complex refurbishment

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Over 150 thousand pounds has been invested in Rotherham Leisure Complex in a bid to get communities active in 2017.

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Publication date: 13 January 2017


Government gives funding for new homes

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The Council has been successful in securing two different funding streams from the Government that will help hundreds more residents to get on the housing ladder.

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Publication date: 12 January 2017


Rotherham Council supports smokefree January campaign

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This New Year, Rotherham Council is supporting the new hard-hitting stop smoking campaign launched by Public Health England.

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Publication date: 9 January 2017


Wales High School set to expand

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Over 150 new places are expected to be added to a popular Rotherham secondary school as part of wider £7 million growth plans across the borough.

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Publication date: 3 January 2017


Primary school results amongst best in region

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Rotherham primary school results are among the best in the region - a league table has revealed.

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Publication date: 21 December 2016


Keep babies safe this Christmas

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Parents in Rotherham are being reminded to remember the importance of safe sleeping for babies this Christmas time.

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Publication date: 21 December 2016


Rotherham is the vinyl frontier for ex-steelworkers

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Two former TATA steelworkers from Kimberworth are turning the tables on redundancy after setting up their own business in Rotherham’s indoor market.

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Publication date: 21 December 2016


Be safe this Christmas and New Year book a Rotherham taxi

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Have fun and stay safe - book a Rotherham taxi. That’s the message Rotherham Council is giving to party-goers over Christmas and New Year.

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Publication date: 21 December 2016


Festive recycling - let’s make it a green Christmas

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During the Christmas festivities, householders are being encouraged to recycle.

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Publication date: 21 December 2016


Deadline extended as Shanks provides help to Dearne Valley through community projects

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The deadline for local community groups to apply for funding to help with environmental projects has been extended to 16 January.

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Publication date: 20 December 2016


Speedier boarding times predicted if bus customers switch to mobile tickets

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Research highlights that bus boarding times would be 75 per cent faster if customers paid for tickets via their mobile phone.

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Publication date: 20 December 2016


Rotherham hosts launch of Sheffield City Region Housing Compact

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Rotherham recently hosted the launch of the ‘Housing Compact’, a landmark agreement, between local authorities and housing providers in the Sheffield City Region to drive the economy through new house

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Publication date: 15 December 2016


Youth projects kick off thanks to Safer Rotherham Partnership funding

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Young people in Rotherham are set to benefit from two new projects funded by the Safer Rotherham Partnership.

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Publication date: 14 December 2016


Find your favourite book this Christmas

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The Christmas holidays are the perfect time for residents to loan a book from Rotherham Libraries.

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Publication date: 14 December 2016


Bus ticket campaign raises awareness of hate crime

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Safer Rotherham Partnership launches bus ticket awareness campaign over hate crime.

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Publication date: 14 December 2016

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