Published on Friday 10th May 2013
Rotherham's campaign to encourage more people to become foster carers will take to the skies next week as Fostering Fortnight comes to Rotherham.
Published on Friday 17th May 2013 in Council and democracy news
The results of the Rawmarsh by election, held on Thursday May 17, have been announced.
Published on Thursday 16th May 2013 in Leisure and culture news
Rotherham's beautiful historic hotspot, Boston Castle, is set to help bring the past to life with two very special talks from local experts.
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Published on Thursday 16th May 2013 in Health and social care news
Could you be a 'dementia friend' and play a part in helping Rotherham become a 'dementia-friendly community'?
Published on Wednesday 8th May 2013 in Transport and streets news
Despite the recent bad weather, work is still on schedule for a £14.7 million major road improvement scheme in the south of Rotherham.
Published on Saturday 4th May 2013 in Business news
Rotherham has won a national award from the Government's High Street Renewal Fund.
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Published on Thursday 18th April 2013 in Unitary authorities news
Rawmarsh goes to the polls on Thursday May 16.
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Published on Tuesday 9th April 2013 in Marine and waterway services news
Walkers, cyclists and anglers are being reminded that the canal towpath between Rotherham and Tinsley is to be temporarily closed to allow for major towpath improvement works.
Published on Tuesday 2nd April 2013 in Housing news
A Rotherham man has been evicted from his council home for anti-social behaviour, including playing loud music!
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Published on Tuesday 2nd April 2013 in Marriages news
Couples looking to get married or form a civil partnership in Rotherham will be able to make their vows in the atmospheric surroundings of Clifton Park Museum in the future.
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Published on Tuesday 19th March 2013 in Community and living news
An inspirational Rotherham Council library officer has scooped a top international award which celebrates women in leadership roles.
Published on Wednesday 13th March 2013 in Sustainability news
Work is underway on the main site of the new waste treatment facility at Bolton Road, Manvers. Progress on the development, is successfully on course, despite the winter’s extreme weather conditions.
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Published on Wednesday 27th February 2013 in Jobs and careers news
Rotherham Council is backing the national call for more people to come forward and become adopters or foster carers.
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Published on Tuesday 26th February 2013 in Help for adults news
Organisations from across the country are being invited to help to shape the future of help and support services for adults in Rotherham.
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Published on Thursday 21st February 2013 in Community First news
Thousands of Council tenants will be able to give their views and find out more about what's happening with housing and related issues across the Borough at a major event next month.
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Published on Wednesday 20th February 2013 in Council budgets and spending news
Strong financial management and tight spending controls will be needed over the years ahead if the Council is to do the best it can for the people of Rotherham.
Published on Thursday 14th February 2013 in Advice and benefits news
Over 16,000 people across Rotherham will be informed this month (February) about important changes to their Council Tax Benefit.
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Published on Wednesday 6th February 2013 in Area Assemblies news
A new residents group aimed at sprucing up neglected streets is being spearheaded by some of its young members.
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Published on Wednesday 6th February 2013 in Private housing news
A Rotherham woman has been given a £900 fine and a second Anti-Social Behaviour Order to prevent her causing a nuisance to her neighbours.
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Published on Tuesday 5th February 2013 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news
Due to the adverse weather conditions today the waste collection service is currently in a backlog situation.
Published on Tuesday 29th January 2013 in Transport policy news
Motorists are being advised to avoid a main route in Rotherham as repairs to a gas leak could take several days.
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Published on Monday 14th January 2013 in Consultations news
Rotherham residents now have the opportunity to comment on changes made to the central document in the borough's development blueprint for the future.
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Published on Wednesday 9th January 2013 in Education and learning news
Statement from Councillor Roger Stone, Leader of Rotherham MBC; Martin Kimber, Chief Executive of Rotherham MBC; Joyce Thacker, Strategic Director of Children and Young People's Services; and Councillor Paul Lakin, Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Families' Services:
Published on Tuesday 1st January 2013 in Improvements and repairs news
As Coronation Street’s popular character Fiz fights for her life with carbon monoxide poisoning Rotherham Borough Council is reminding residents: “It takes less than an hour to check your gas appliances are safe.”
Published on Tuesday 18th December 2012 in Road safety - traffic schemes news
Motorist are being warned of a road closure and diversion after Christmas as part of the £14.7 million improvement scheme to the A57
Published on Saturday 24th November 2012 in Grants news
The following statement has today been issued.
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Published on Monday 19th November 2012 in Support groups news
Do you care for somebody ? You may give your time and your effort but never actually think of yourself as a carer.
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Published on Tuesday 6th November 2012 in Fostering, adopting and looked after children news
More Rotherham people are being encouraged to step forward and provide a caring and supportive home for local children in need.
Published on Monday 29th October 2012 in Environment and planning news
Rotherham’s green bin garden waste recycling collection will be altering over the winter months.
Published on Tuesday 25th September 2012 in Childcare news
In response to recent articles in The Times newspaper, Rotherham MBC has issued the following statements:
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Published on Monday 10th September 2012 in Events news
This weekend's great weather and the fantastic variety of activities on offer brought out one of the biggest crowds for years at the Rotherham Show.
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Published on Tuesday 7th August 2012 in Licences and street trading news
Summer is set to be a breeze for visitors to Clifton Park this month with an extravaganza weekend of comedy, music and theatre.
Published on Thursday 19th July 2012 in Equality and diversity news
The Millers have extended their successful away shirt partnership with Rotherham’s One Town One Community project, just weeks away from the first-ever game in their new multi-million pound stadium.
Published on Wednesday 11th July 2012 in Libraries news
Rotherham libraries will be introducing children to a spell-binding summer of stories in this year’s Story Lab Summer Reading Challenge, to be launched on Saturday, July 14th, 2012.
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Published on Thursday 5th July 2012 in Councillors, democracy and elections news
Rotherham residents will receive their electoral registration forms through the post earlier than usual this year.
Published on Wednesday 4th July 2012 in Arts and entertainment news
Taking their inspiration from Ben Kealey, the keyboardist for rock band Kasabian, Rotherham residents are being urged to get involved and turn an old piano into a work of art.
Published on Tuesday 3rd July 2012 in Pre-schools news
Rotherham school children have become film stars to show fellow pupils and parents what’s on offer at lunchtime in schools across the borough.
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Published on Thursday 21st June 2012 in Planning news
Rotherham's 15-year vision for the future development of the Borough comes under public scrutiny again next week.
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Published on Wednesday 20th June 2012 in Sports, clubs and centres news
The Olympic Torch will be in Rotherham in a few days as people here join the millions who have already seen the torch across the country.
Published on Friday 23rd March 2012 in Roads, highways and pavements news
Motorists travelling through Rotherham are being reminded that a main route through the town centre will be closed this weekend.
Published on Thursday 17th November 2011 in Services for older people news
An event to ensure that carers looking after sick or disabled relatives at home don’t miss out on vital benefits and support is set to be held in Rotherham.
Published on Thursday 10th November 2011 in Tourism and travel news
History repeats itself next week at the switch-on of Rotherham's Christmas lights.
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Published on Tuesday 25th October 2011 in Walking news
Rotherham councillors have set out to help children get to school safely by donning the fluorescent hat and jacket and picking up the famous “lollipop stick”.
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Published on Wednesday 5th October 2011 in Museums and galleries news
Want to know how much your “treasures” are worth - then get down to Rotherham's premier museum later this month?
Published on Wednesday 5th October 2011 in Learning centres news
The next display in a popular Rotherham exhibition has been announced, which juxtaposes the town at its industrial height to a warzone 6,000 miles away.
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Published on Wednesday 28th September 2011 in Parks and open spaces news
Calling all water babes - the Water Splash in Rotherham's Clifton Park will be opening specially this weekend to help keep the kids cool!
Published on Wednesday 10th August 2011 in Road safety news
Work to improve one of Rotherham’s key junctions is coming to a conclusion.
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Published on Tuesday 2nd August 2011 in Countryside news
Ahoy, me hearties! Little Rotherham pirates are being invited to join in a fun summer holiday treasure hunt.
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Published on Thursday 21st July 2011 in Fitness news
There may not be snow outside, but that isn’t going to stop thrill-seeking Rotherham youngsters from enjoying the giddy thrill of sledging.
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Published on Thursday 21st July 2011 in Trading standards news
“Forget- Me- Not” is a new user-led group offering support for people diagnosed with Young Onset Dementia.
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Published on Wednesday 6th July 2011 in Doctors, GPs and hospitals news
A new facility situated in the heart of Rotherham is set to open and give first-class care to patients across the borough.
Published on Wednesday 6th July 2011 in Town centre management news
High fashion comes to the high street as Rotherham eagerly welcomes the return of sashaying, poses and pouts.
Published on Friday 1st July 2011 in Markets news
Its Independents’ Day next week and your high street needs you!
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Published on Monday 9th May 2011 in Legal advice news
The caring hub of Rotherham celebrates its first birthday next week.
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Published on Tuesday 3rd May 2011 in Parental support news
More than 100 Rotherham children donned their caps and gowns to graduate from a very special university.
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Published on Friday 25th March 2011 in Housing advice news
The Council has extended its credit crunch loan scheme to help those cash-strapped Rotherham residents faced with losing their homes because of the economic downturn.
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Published on Friday 25th March 2011 in Emergencies news
The £3.8 million Ulley Reservoir Rehabilitation Scheme has been awarded a prestigious Certificate of Excellence by the Yorkshire and Humber Region of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
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Published on Tuesday 15th March 2011 in Council news news
John Healey MP has joined forces with leading local enterprise programme Rotherham Ready to announce their support for a scheme that sees school kids encouraged to start a business with just £10 each.
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Published on Thursday 10th March 2011 in Youth support news
Young people in Rotherham will soon be benefiting from a new integrated youth service to offer support and activities across the borough.
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Published on Thursday 10th March 2011 in Voluntary organisations news
Comic Relief day is fast approaching and one plucky Rotherham park ranger is getting set to support it in his own unique way.
Published on Friday 4th March 2011 in Conservation news
Rotherham is blessed with some of the finest urban and country parks in Yorkshire and, thanks to pupils from Abbey School in Kimberworth, the borough is set to become a little greener.
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Published on Wednesday 16th February 2011 in Archaeology news
A project charting South Yorkshire’s proud steel heritage culminates next month with a very special performance in the heart of the town which inspired it.
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Published on Thursday 20th January 2011 in Substance misuse news
All the sights, sounds, tastes and fun of the Rotherham Real Ale and Music Festival will be returning to the borough this March.
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Published on Thursday 20th January 2011 in Housing finance news
Tenants in Rotherham can expect to pay an average rent of £63.61 per week (for 48 weeks as 4 weeks are rent free) for their council property during the coming financial year.
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Published on Tuesday 21st December 2010 in Animal welfare news
Don't forget the animals during this current bout of severe cold weather!
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Published on Tuesday 21st December 2010 in Ports and harbours news
There is no such thing as a 'dog poo fairy' in Rotherham!
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Published on Thursday 9th December 2010 in Welfare rights and financial advice news
Rotherham Council tax payers are being asked to keep an eye out for any scams regarding tax that might come their way.
Published on Wednesday 8th December 2010 in Home care news
Two young carers from Rotherham have enlisted the support of local MP John Healey and Rotherham Council to get their big ID-ea across to help young people like themselves.
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Published on Friday 26th November 2010 in Children and family care news
Rotherham's young people in care and the teams that support them have converted their hard work into national success.
Published on Thursday 25th November 2010 in Domestic violence news
The delivery of social care for adults in Rotherham continues to be excellent according to the national independent regulator.
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Published on Wednesday 17th November 2010 in Business support and advice news
A town that teaches four-year-olds about enterprise has beaten off stiff competition from across the country to be crowned as “The Most Enterprising Place in Britain” 2010.
Published on Wednesday 3rd November 2010 in Health and safety news
It’s not just the Fireworks Code that will keep you safe this bonfire night.
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Published on Monday 25th October 2010 in Council housing news
Rotherham Borough Council and its Key Choices Property Management service have been shortlisted for “Best Public Service/Not for Profit Organisation” in The National Landlord & Letting awards.
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Published on Wednesday 6th October 2010 in Benefits news
Rotherham Borough Council recovered over £3.1 million last year as its fight against fraud continues.
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Published on Thursday 30th September 2010 in Adult and community education news
Astronomy, regicide, helping the needy and the latest technological advances in farm machinery, all hot topics in 19th century Rotherham.
Published on Monday 6th September 2010 in Deaths, funerals and cremations news
Headstone testing is to be carried out in seven closed churchyards and cemeteries across Rotherham.
Published on Monday 6th September 2010 in Training and development news
Rotherham's services to make sure children and young people are safe and well are improving and so is the support for children in care, according to Ofsted inspectors.
Published on Friday 20th August 2010 in Street care and cleaning news
A Rotherham man has been given a suspended prison sentence for fly tipping as Rotherham Borough Council continues its fight against enviro-crime.
Published on Thursday 5th August 2010 in Regeneration news
Heads are turning on Rotherham’s High Street with the completion of the latest effort to transform empty shops’ ugly frontages into something to be admired and appreciated.
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Published on Wednesday 28th July 2010 in Safety news
Do you want to influence and shape community policing services in the Rother Valley South area - then why not go along to next week's PACT meeting?
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Published on Thursday 10th June 2010 in Libraries - children's services news
The Rotherham Children’s Book Festival makes a welcome return to the borough with a week packed full of fun, imagination and fantastic events to inspire kids of all ages!
Published on Thursday 27th May 2010 in Adapting homes news
Rothercare - the highly valued alarm and support service run by Rotherham Borough Council - celebrates its 25th anniversary tomorrow.
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