Homes and property

Safety first for Flanderwell residents

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Residents in Flanderwell were given advice and assistance to help keep themselves and their homes safe at an event this week.

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Publication date: 28 January 2016


New Selective Licensing scheme targets rogue landlords

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Tenants are starting to see improvements to their homes as Rotherham Council moves forward with its Selective Licensing scheme.

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Publication date: 15 December 2015


First tenants move into newly built council homes

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The first tenants have moved into four new Council homes built in Bramley.

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Publication date: 6 November 2015


Winter suspension of green waste collections

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Rotherham householders are being reminded that the kerbside collection of garden waste will be suspended for the winter period from the end of the month.

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Publication date: 7 October 2015


Garden Competition a blooming success!

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This year’s Rotherham Garden Competition has been hailed a blooming success with new categories attracting more entries.

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Publication date: 24 September 2015


Earmarked sites listed in Rotherham's local plan

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The sites earmarked for new homes, industrial and retail space in Rotherham will be put forward for council approval for consultation at the next Council meeting (16 September).

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Publication date: 14 September 2015


Residents urged to be gas safe

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Rotherham Council and Willmott Dixon will be hitting the streets to promote gas safety as part of Gas Safety Week (14 to 20 September).

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Publication date: 10 September 2015


South Yorkshire and Humber Building Excellence Awards

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Several new buildings across Rotherham, including houses and a school, have been acclaimed in a regional building excellence awards.

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Publication date: 1 June 2015


Selective licensing scheme launched in Rotherham

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A new licensing scheme, geared to driving up the standards of privately rented accommodation in Rotherham, is going ahead after a judge dismissed a legal challenge.

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Publication date: 15 May 2015


Specialist homes for Rotherham families

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Two new specialist homes are going to be built to help families with a disabled child.

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Publication date: 25 March 2015


Licensing scheme for private rented sector

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Landlords who own property in certain parts of Rotherham are to be the subject of a new licensing scheme in an effort to drive up the standards of rented accommodation.

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Publication date: 18 December 2014


Changes to housing allocations policy

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The Council has changed the way it allocates Council homes to make it easier for local people who need a house to get one.

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Publication date: 25 November 2014


Council Tax collection

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Rotherham is once again one of the top-performing authorities for its Council Tax collection rate despite the huge changes imposed by the Government.

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Publication date: 1 August 2014


Inspector praises local housing plan

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Rotherham's housing plan for the future has been given the green light by government inspectors - including the go-ahead to set a local housing target.

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Publication date: 14 July 2014


New opening times for Rotherham waste sites

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Rotherham recyclers are being reminded that from June each of the borough's four Household Waste Recycling Centres will be closed for one day each week.

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Publication date: 28 April 2014


Residents warned over shed break-ins

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Rotherham residents are being warned to be on their guard following a spate of break-ins to sheds and garages.

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Publication date: 17 April 2014


Seven years of Potteries Court

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Residents of a specialist housing scheme in Rotherham will celebrate its seventh birthday next week.

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Publication date: 10 April 2014


Children show housing tenants the way

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School children were on hand to offer a little guidance to council housing tenants at this year’s Tenants’ Spring Conference.

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Publication date: 9 April 2014


Council Tax collection helps services

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The Council collected a much-needed additional £6 million in Council Tax and non-domestic rates in the last financial year - a welcome boost in the battle to provide vital front-line services.

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Publication date: 8 April 2014


Rogue landlords prosecuted

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A married couple have been successfully prosecuted by the Council for failing to make repairs to a tenanted property they owned in Catcliffe.

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Publication date: 18 March 2014


Save Time, Do it Online - the Council launches Your Account with a chance to win an iPad

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The Council has taken a significant leap forward in the way key services are delivered by introducing an exciting new online service.

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Publication date: 12 March 2014


Stay alerted

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Get up to the minute information about the things that matter to you, straight to your email inbox by using our e-alerts.

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Publication date: 4 March 2014


Sun shines on garden competition winners

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It may be cold outside, but it’s not too early to start thinking about making preparations for Rotherham’s Council homes gardening competition.

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Publication date: 3 December 2013

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