Roads, parking and transport

South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership supports "Edward" initiative

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South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership will support a brand new initiative aimed at cutting death and injury on Europe’s roads.

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Publication date: 24 May 2016


Passengers may experience disruption at Rotherham Interchange

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South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive are advising passengers that they may experience some disruption at the Rotherham Interchange following an incident on Sunday evening.

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Publication date: 16 May 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


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


New taxi camera rules come into effect

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Customers will soon start to see security cameras installed in all Rotherham taxis.

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Publication date: 13 April 2016


Families light up local area with lantern walk

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Families who attend Maltby Crags Community School, recently lit up their local area with a lantern walk bringing communities of all ages together.

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Publication date: 30 March 2016


Changes to town centre parking fees

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Rotherham shoppers will be able to park longer for less when they visit the town centre.

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Publication date: 10 March 2016


Bus Partnership sees £7m investment to improve public transport in Rotherham

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A £7m investment in Rotherham’s bus network means there’s never been a better time to visit the town by public transport.

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Publication date: 2 March 2016


Free parking set to continue at Forge Island

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Rotherham shoppers can continue to benefit from free parking at the Forge Island car park when they visit the Town Centre.

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Publication date: 25 January 2016


Views sought on Rotherham Council’s budget proposals

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People are being asked for their views on how Rotherham Council proposes to save almost £21m from its budget over the next financial year.

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Publication date: 20 January 2016


New buses unveiled by First South Yorkshire

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A total of 22 new vehicles have been unveiled in Rotherham following a £5m investment by First South Yorkshire.

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Publication date: 19 January 2016


UK's First Tram Train Unveiled in South Yorkshire

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The UK’S first Tram Train will be unveiled by Transport Minister Andrew Jones together with the Tram Train project team at an official event in Sheffield today (Thursday 10 December).

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Publication date: 10 December 2015


Road scheme completed ahead of time

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A complex and technically challenging scheme of engineering work to Old Flatts Bridge which carries the A630 Sheffield Parkway has been completed four weeks ahead of time and well within budget.

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Publication date: 11 November 2015


Green light for £5m investment in Rotherham’s roads

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A £5million capital investment by Rotherham Council to repair the borough’s roads and potholes over the next two years is well underway, with over half of the identified sites already completed.

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Publication date: 9 October 2015


Rotherham joins the cycling revolution

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Rotherham is getting ready to entice more people into cycling after securing funding to provide a fleet of 70 new electric bikes in a Government competition.

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Publication date: 30 September 2015


Stoptober and smoking ban backed throughout South Yorkshire

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Smokers across South Yorkshire are being encouraged to quit the habit, as Stoptober launches and new legislation comes into force.

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Publication date: 25 September 2015


Meet your Ride Leader!

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Sky Ride Local rides are guided bike rides offering opportunities to anyone who would like to cycle with a group along scenic planned routes.

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Publication date: 19 August 2015


Smoking in cars containing children to become illegal

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South Yorkshire Tobacco Control Collaborative is urging motorists in the region to keep their vehicles smokefree, ahead of the introduction of the new Smokefree Cars law.

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Publication date: 19 August 2015


Sky Rides are back for 2015!

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Rotherham’s new world record breaker Richard Nutt has jumped on his bike to launch a series of guided bike rides across the borough.

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Publication date: 29 July 2015


Blue badge abuse prosecutions continue

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Another prosecution by Rotherham Council for blue badge misuse in Rotherham town centre has proved successful.

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Publication date: 23 July 2015


Rotherham town centre road improvement scheme official opening

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The road improvement scheme for the A630 in Rotherham town centre has reached completion.

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Publication date: 13 July 2015


New taxi licensing policy agreed

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Commissioner Mary Ney, who has responsibility for the Council’s licensing function, has agreed a new taxi licensing Policy.

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Publication date: 8 July 2015


Fly tipper brought to justice

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A Rotherham Council tenant has been prosecuted and fined £1,000 for failing to clear a large amount of rubbish in his garden.

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Publication date: 1 July 2015


Your views on Rotherham's roads

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The public’s views on Rotherham's highways and transport services are once again being sought as part of a national survey.

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Publication date: 26 June 2015


New mobile cycle hub for Rotherham

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A leading Rotherham councillor will be taking to two wheels next week when she visits a new 'one-stop' mobile cycle hub.

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Publication date: 28 May 2015


Parking boost for Town Centre

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The Council is installing a "Pay on Exit" barrier system in its multi-storey car park located on Wellgate.

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Publication date: 14 May 2015


Further Bus Improvements Planned in Rotherham

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South Yorkshire transport bosses, local authorities, bus operators and highway agencies are working together under a new agreement to improve bus punctuality and reliability in Rotherham.

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Publication date: 6 May 2015


Tighter taxi regulations in Rotherham

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Residents in Rotherham are once again being asked for their views on tighter regulations being recommended for the borough's taxi trade.

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Publication date: 1 May 2015


Last stile removed in Wales

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The final obstacle to easy access to walkers in one corner of the Rotherham borough has been removed.

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Publication date: 22 April 2015


Taxi licences revoked

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The Council has revoked the licences of two taxi drivers after they were arrested on suspicion of historic sexual offences against underage girls.

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Publication date: 2 April 2015


Summer is coming - time to get into the countryside again

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Winter might continue to bite, but dedicated groups of volunteers are already preparing the Rotherham countryside in preparation for better weather.

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Publication date: 27 March 2015


Free parking in Forge Island extended

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Free parking in one of Rotherham's car parks has been extended!

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Publication date: 9 March 2015


Campaign welcomes ban on smoking in cars carrying children

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Directors of Public Health (DoPH) at three South Yorkshire local authorities have welcomed the announcement of new legislation to protect children in cars from tobacco smoke.

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Publication date: 4 March 2015


Bus Partnership helps local workers jump on board

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Rotherham Bus Partnership is helping local workers discover better ways to commute through employer roadshows at some of the town’s most popular organisations.

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Publication date: 27 February 2015


Licensing Board meeting cancelled

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A meeting to discuss proposed changes to Rotherham's taxi licensing regulations has been cancelled in light of the recent government report.

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Publication date: 9 February 2015


Bus usage continues to rise in Rotherham

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More people are using buses in Rotherham, with 100,000 more passengers reported since the same time last year.

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Publication date: 28 January 2015


Town centre welcomes free parking bays

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The town centre has received an early Christmas present in the form of 220 new car parking spaces.

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Publication date: 20 November 2014


Rotherham taxi consultation to begin

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The public consultation on plans to tighten the standards of Rotherham's taxi industry has begun.

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Publication date: 4 November 2014


New taxi regulations for Rotherham

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Rotherham's taxi companies could face more stringent standards in the future.

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Publication date: 22 October 2014


Shop Local is on the buses!

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Rotherham town centre's popular shopping reward scheme is set to hit the road, thanks to an innovative partnership with First South Yorkshire.

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Publication date: 22 October 2014


Rotherham bus passenger numbers increase

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New figures show that the number of people using buses in the borough has increased since the launch of Rotherham Bus Partnership in July 2014.

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Publication date: 13 October 2014


Motorists warned of potential delays

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Motorists are being warned of the start of long-term major roadworks on the Rotherham end of the Parkway.

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Publication date: 24 September 2014


Mini cyclists compete with Tour de France competitors

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Mini-cyclists from Herringthorpe Junior School were hot on the heels of their official Tour de France counterparts during a recent pedal week challenge.

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Publication date: 1 July 2014


Nether Haugh Improvement Works

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Safety improvements are to be carried out at Nether Haugh following a number of recent collisions.

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Publication date: 17 June 2014


Inspired by the Tour de France? Join a free guided bike ride!

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This summer is all about cycling, as the Tour de France returns to the UK for three stages, and yellow fever grips the nation.

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Publication date: 17 June 2014


Car sales warning

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Motorists are being warned to ensure they fill in the correct documentation when they sell their vehicles.

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Publication date: 11 June 2014


Rotherham's Drive for Life

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One young safety-conscious Rotherham resident has won big thanks to an innovative project which aims to save lives on the road.

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Publication date: 29 May 2014


New partnership promises better network for bus passengers

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Passengers are set to benefit from improvements to the bus network in Rotherham.

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Publication date: 20 May 2014


New cycle scheme aims to get residents on their bikes!

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Rotherham residents are being urged to get on their bikes with the launch of a new scheme.

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Publication date: 1 May 2014


New future in sight for buses in Rotherham

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The Council has committed to the launch of an innovative new bus partnership this summer that aims to make travel in the town easier and cheaper.

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Publication date: 1 May 2014


Ride safe, stay safe

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Smart riders in South Yorkshire can pick up a bargain and improve their riding skills to help them stay safe on the roads.

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Publication date: 30 April 2014


Become a British Cycling ride leader

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The hunt is on for Rotherham ride leaders to help inspire more people to get on their bikes and start cycling for fun.

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Publication date: 1 April 2014


River of colour commemorates First World War

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Flanders Poppies will be a feature in the Council's highly-acclaimed and innovative planting scheme along the town's main roads this year.

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Publication date: 25 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


Ramblers tackle rights of way

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Volunteers from the Ramblers Association are starting 2014 as they mean to continue – by helping keep more of Rotherham’s rights of way and parklands in good order.

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Publication date: 27 February 2014


A rambling resolution for 2014

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Volunteers from The Ramblers' Association will spend 2014 helping to keep Rotherham’s rights of way and parklands in good order.

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Publication date: 2 January 2014


Street tribute to Fred

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A Rawmarsh street has been named after one of Rotherham's most famous characters - the late civic chauffeur Fred Edwards.

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Publication date: 28 November 2013

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