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Hunt for permanent family for four sisters

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The bond between four young sisters in Rotherham has been deemed to be so deep that they now need to be adopted together.

20 October 2017


Public Spaces Protection Order comes into force

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Rotherham residents are reminded that the new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) comes into force in Rotherham today (Friday).

20 October 2017


New Rotherham sensory support centre is officially opened

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A new service designed to make a difference to the lives of deaf and/or blind residents was officially opened earlier this week.

18 October 2017


Autumn toddler crafts at Clifton Park Museum

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Little ones can get their hands dirty at a special “autumn toddler crafts” workshops at Clifton Park Museum on Tuesday 24 October.

18 October 2017


Rother-Howl returns to Rotherham town centre

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Prepare to be scared this Halloween as students from Rotherham College take you on a terrifying trail into a darker side of the town’s history with Rother-Howl: The Rotherham Halloween walk.

18 October 2017


Men jailed for sexually abusing Rotherham girls

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Two men were jailed earlier this month, for sexually abusing three girls in Rotherham.

18 October 2017


School pupils challenged to safety quiz ahead of Bonfire Night

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Be bright, be seen, be safe - that’s the message being delivered to primary school children in the run up to Bonfire Night.

18 October 2017


More than 170 reasons for Rotherham’s looked after children to shine

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More than 170 of Rotherham’s looked after children and young people have picked up awards for their achievements at a glittering red-carpet event at New York Stadium.

17 October 2017


Helping hands for victims of hate crime

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As Hate Crime Awareness Week is marked across Britain, victims of hate crime are being given extra support following the launch of a new campaign in Rotherham.

16 October 2017


Symphony of Metal, Fire and Water comes to the River Don

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Visitors can experience amazing sights and sounds when a local river is brought alive with music, boats and visual effects to celebrate Rotherham’s steel-making past.

12 October 2017


External demolition starts on Law Courts

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Visitors to Rotherham saw progress being made around Forge Island this week.

11 October 2017


Carers launch the flu campaign

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Carers are being encouraged to have the flu jab to protect themselves and their loved ones this winter.

11 October 2017


Clifton Park is in nation’s top ten – again!

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Rotherham’s Clifton Park has once again been voted one of the nation’s favourite green spaces by the public.

11 October 2017


Pupils champion new mental health campaign

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Pupils across Rotherham wore yellow today to show other young people that they’re not alone when it comes to their mental health as part of a new campaign launch.

10 October 2017


Residents urged to have their say over council tax support reforms

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People are being urged to have their say on plans to reform Rotherham’s council tax support scheme, as the Council considers its budget options.

10 October 2017


Winter opening hours have arrived

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The weather is turning colder and the evenings are getting darker - so Rotherham residents are reminded that some Council services have now reverted to winter opening hours.

6 October 2017


Rotherham Council in line to be social work employer of the year

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Rotherham is turning the tables on its past after being lined up for a prestigious employer of the year award.

4 October 2017


New campaign raises awareness of chewing gum littering

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Rotherham Council is raising awareness of responsible gum disposal with a new campaign to encourage people to appreciate their urban environment.

3 October 2017


More quitters in time for Stoptober 2017

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Rotherham is bucking the national trend, as smoking continues to decline across the borough.

3 October 2017


Mighty seeks to make a mark on business growth in Rotherham

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An initiative to develop start-up and young businesses across Rotherham, with free, tailored help and support, launches at Rotherham Parkgate on Saturday 30 September.

29 September 2017

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