Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Independent Investigations Reports

As part of its commitment to improvement, the Council commissioned six independent investigations in response to criticisms in the Jay and Casey reports. These are now published.

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Community event promises a fun chance to learn something new!

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People from across Rotherham are being invited to learn something new and have fun as Riverside Library hosts the borough’s first ever “Fun Palace.”

22 September 2017


Chimneys back on the horizon for Tinsley

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A family of four sculptural, red brick chimneys that border, bridge and illuminate the Sheffield and Tinsley Canal have been unveiled as the largest-ever art commission for Sheffield and the region.

21 September 2017


Eastwood Landlord prosecuted

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A landlord has been ordered to pay costs and a victim surcharge after pleading guilty to a selective licensing breach.

21 September 2017


Iceland Foods fined £2.5 million following fatal accident

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Iceland Foods Limited have this week (18 September 2017) been fined £2.5 million at a sentencing hearing at Grimsby Crown Court.

19 September 2017


Minister launches first Citylink tram train into service

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Government Transport Minister Paul Maynard MP launches first Tram Train into service.

15 September 2017


Government returns further powers to Rotherham Council

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Rotherham Council has welcomed confirmation from Government that more powers have been returned to the authority.

13 September 2017


Rotherham’s giant of a pantomime is launched!

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Rotherham panto fans are in for a festive treat when Coronation Street’s Nigel Pivaro, better known as infamous bad boy Terry Duckworth, stars in the 2017 pantomime Jack and The Beanstalk.

12 September 2017


Groundbreaking ceremony marks start of university centre Rotherham build

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The Leader of Rotherham Council is this week set to mark the start of construction work for the University Centre Rotherham (UCR).

12 September 2017


Consultation on home to school transport

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Rotherham Council is to consult with families and schools about its Home to School transport policies for students and children, including those with special educational needs or disabilities.

12 September 2017


Motorists advised of extended road works at Green Arbour Road

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Motorists are being advised they may experience on-going disruption at Green Arbour Road this month (September) as roadworks continue in Thurcroft.

7 September 2017


Independent investigation reports published by Rotherham Council

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Rotherham Council has today published six investigation reports, commissioned following the findings of the Jay Report (2014) and the Casey Report (2015).

6 September 2017


Industrial units to deliver business boost

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Rotherham Council is proposing to build several new business units in a bid to attract more inward investment to the borough.

4 September 2017


Forge Island car park gains 200 extra spaces

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Rotherham visitors will have an additional 200 temporary spaces to use in the Forge Island car park from Monday 4 September.

1 September 2017


Vote for Clifton Park in the UK’s People Choice Awards 2017

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Clifton Park was awarded a top position in last year’s newly-launched Keep Britain Tidy People’s Choice award - and you can now vote for it to become the number one park in the UK!

1 September 2017


New gyms promote outdoor exercise

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New facilities aimed at improving the health and well-being of older people have officially opened in Rotherham.

31 August 2017


Public give backing to new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour

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Rotherham residents have given their overwhelming support for the proposed introduction of new powers to improve Rotherham town centre.

30 August 2017


Get your treasures valued at Clifton Park Museum

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TV’s Charles Hanson is coming to Rotherham’s Clifton Park Museum when members of the public will be able to bring along treasured items for valuation.

30 August 2017


Council tax break for care leavers

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Extra financial support is being offered to vulnerable young people in Rotherham after plans to exempt care leavers from paying Council Tax were revealed.

30 August 2017


Rotherham Show returns for its 38th year

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Rotherham’s largest and most anticipated event returns to Clifton Park for its 38th year on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 September.

29 August 2017


Refurbished play area opens in Wath

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Children, parents and childminders celebrated the official opening of a refurbished play area at Wath.

25 August 2017

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