Published on Wednesday 6th November 2013
Rotherham transport bosses have joined forces in a bid to develop the town's bus services.
Published on Wednesday 4th December 2013 in Leisure and culture news
Father Christmas will be swapping his sleigh for something a little bit sportier on Sunday December 8 with a very special day of festive celebrations for all the family at Thrybergh Country Park.
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Published on Tuesday 3rd December 2013 in Business news
Shopping locally is not just good for your pocket, it's good for the local economy. That’s the message Rotherham shoppers are being urged to remember in the run up to Christmas.
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Published on Tuesday 3rd December 2013 in Housing news
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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Published on Thursday 28th November 2013 in Doctors, GPs and hospitals news
A Rotherham couple who lost their daughter in 2006 were among the runners at a special “Chase the Pud” event at Parkgate Shopping on Sunday November 24.
Published on Thursday 28th November 2013 in Building control news
A Rotherham street has been named after one of Rotherham's most famous characters - the late civic chauffeur Fred Edwards.
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Published on Thursday 28th November 2013 in Commercial waste and recycling news
Keen recyclers in the south of Rotherham will be pleased to know that their local household site will re-open this Saturday.
Published on Wednesday 27th November 2013 in Community and living news
Being snug and cosy in your home will help protect your health; being too cold can cause serious problems for your breathing and lead to bad chests.
Published on Wednesday 27th November 2013 in Welfare rights and financial advice news
Websites of payday lenders are to be blocked on all computers run by the Council.
Published on Wednesday 27th November 2013 in Transport and streets news
Shoppers are getting an early Christmas present in Rotherham this year as free parking returns on Saturdays from this weekend.
Published on Wednesday 27th November 2013 in Marriages news
Couples looking to tie the knot in Rotherham can now make their vows in beautiful new surroundings.
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Published on Wednesday 27th November 2013 in Unitary authorities news
Some Rotherham residents will lose their right to vote unless they complete their electoral registration forms!
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Published on Monday 18th November 2013 in Education and learning news
On Wednesday November 20, over 40 pupils from six primary schools within the Wath cluster will be attending a special event geared to helping them challenge bullying behaviour.
Published on Monday 18th November 2013 in Council and democracy news
Rotherham Councillors have been successfully responding to the recent economic downturn.
Published on Monday 18th November 2013 in Support groups news
There's a day coming soon that's not to be missed for Rotherham's 30,000 carers.
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Published on Tuesday 12th November 2013 in Area Assemblies news
Kimberworth Park residents are to see one of their community buildings get a facelift following a Big Lottery Fund windfall.
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Published on Thursday 7th November 2013 in Advice and benefits news
After weeks of artistic competition, the winner of the 2013 Rotherham Open Art Competition has been announced.
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Published on Tuesday 5th November 2013 in Fostering, adopting and looked after children news
The Council joined forces with other authorities across Yorkshire and Humber and top Voluntary Adoption Agencies, to launch a pioneering new adoption scheme.
Published on Monday 4th November 2013 in Emergencies news
The Environment Agency is planning a four week campaign during November to promote the importance of being aware of flood risk and the actions that people can take to protect themselves from flooding.
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Published on Friday 1st November 2013 in Grants news
A former chief social work adviser to the Scottish Government has been appointed to lead the independent inquiry into historic cases of child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Rotherham
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Published on Thursday 31st October 2013 in Tourism and travel news
Stars from the Voice and X Factor are making sure the festive season in Rotherham gets off to a musical start.
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Published on Monday 28th October 2013 in Transport policy news
The Council is reassuring residents that it’s as ready as possible for the great battle with the forthcoming winter weather.
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Published on Friday 25th October 2013 in Health and social care news
Have you got diabetes? Would you like to hear the latest up-to-date information about this common life-long health condition?
Published on Friday 25th October 2013 in Consultations news
Monday 28th October sees the start of Rotherham Council’s consultation into possible ways to make the budget balance over the next two years.
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Published on Thursday 24th October 2013 in Ports and harbours news
Council investigators have brought a resident of Eastwood to justice after a fine was handed out by Rotherham Magistrates.
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Published on Monday 14th October 2013 in Street care and cleaning news
Smokers who 'trash their ash' in Rotherham are being warned they face substantial fines.
Published on Monday 14th October 2013 in Environment and planning news
The Doncaster Gate site is being considered by the Council's Cabinet on Wednesday October 16. Below are a number of questions and answers regarding the site.
Published on Thursday 3rd October 2013 in Conservation news
Fans of Rotherham’s history are being advised that the planned temporary closure of Clifton Park Museum has been cancelled.
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Published on Thursday 26th September 2013 in Parking news
Motorists in Rotherham are reminded that a town centre car park is set to be temporarily closed.
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Published on Wednesday 25th September 2013 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news
Rotherham residents are reminded that their local waste sites will revert to winter opening hours next month.
Published on Thursday 12th September 2013 in Private housing news
A Rotherham resident has lost expensive music equipment after she pleaded guilty to noise nuisance offences.
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Published on Thursday 5th September 2013 in Childcare news
Formal Statement by Cllr Roger Stone, Leader of the Council to the Full Cabinet Meeting on 4th September.
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Published on Monday 2nd September 2013 in Archaeology news
Rotherham Archives and Local Studies’ Service new Treasures from the Archives showcases a variety of maps from different collections.
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Published on Monday 2nd September 2013 in Events news
The Rotherham show is returning to the town this weekend and is set to treat thousands of people to a weekend of fun.
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Published on Wednesday 21st August 2013 in Jobs and careers news
The Rotherham Show returns in September with a colourful array of arts and crafts, automotive dreams, beauty, passion, excitement and creativity.
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Published on Thursday 15th August 2013 in Roads, highways and pavements news
The Council has 'seen the light' when in comes to making huge savings on its energy bills!
Published on Thursday 15th August 2013 in Town centre management news
Observant tree lovers are being asked to be on the look-out for determined vandals who are destroying the trees in Rotherham Town Centre.
Published on Thursday 1st August 2013 in Parks and open spaces news
Youngsters from a Kilnhurst school have been the first to try out a new local play area.
Published on Wednesday 31st July 2013 in Cycling news
Cyclists could get the 'green light' to pedal through the pedestrianised areas of Rotherham Town Centre in the future without fear of prosecution.
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Published on Tuesday 30th July 2013 in Voluntary organisations news
Hard work by Community Protection Officers from the Council has led to the successful prosecution of a door-to-door clothing collection company.
Published on Thursday 25th July 2013 in Museums and galleries news
Rotherham is set to offer kids a summer of fun this year with a range of exciting and creative events.
Published on Wednesday 24th July 2013 in Youth support news
Free carnival craft workshops for children and families are set to create fabulous big puppets for this year's Aston Carnival.
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Published on Thursday 18th July 2013 in Taxis and minicabs news
Taxi ranks in Rotherham Town Centre are to come under the spotlight as the local authority undertakes evening enforcement operations to ensure the proper use of the ranks on weekend nights!
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Published on Wednesday 10th July 2013 in Legal advice news
Dangerous drivers who persist in parking illegally outside schools will find themselves caught on film in the future thanks to a new mobile enforcement camera being deployed by the Council.
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Published on Monday 8th July 2013 in Substance misuse news
The dangers of alcohol will take centre stage in Rotherham with the launch of the borough's second Community Alcohol Partnership.
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Published on Friday 28th June 2013 in Sports, clubs and centres news
Kids from across Rotherham will have the chance to have a summer holiday filled with fun and sporting action as the incredibly popular “Mega Active” returns to the borough.
Published on Friday 28th June 2013 in Safety news
A campaign to tackle crime and harassment against some of the most vulnerable people in Rotherham’s communities gets underway on Monday July 1.
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Published on Wednesday 19th June 2013 in Fitness news
Rotherham’s Heart Town project keeps growing as three more town centre defibrillators get set to be installed.
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Published on Thursday 13th June 2013 in Equality and diversity news
Rotherham is set to honour the Armed Forces with a very special parade.
Published on Tuesday 4th June 2013 in Markets news
A visit from the Mayor and Mayoress of Rotherham to the town’s markets was the culmination of the “Love Your Local Markets” campaign.
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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 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 Elected representatives 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.
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 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 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 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 Friday 15th June 2012 in Council news news
Hundreds of school children from across Rotherham will be marking the arrival of the Olympic Torch in the Borough with a special celebration of sport.
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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 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 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 Schools and colleges news
Ahoy, me hearties! Little Rotherham pirates are being invited to join in a fun summer holiday treasure hunt.
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 15th June 2011 in Walking news
Lifelong local access champion Colin Savage is to be immortalised in steel as part of a national art project thanks to a public vote.
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Published on Monday 23rd May 2011 in Countryside news
A local Rotherham person is about to be immortalised in steel, and the public can decide who!
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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 Thursday 10th March 2011 in Business support and advice news
Officers from Rotherham Borough Council are advising pregnant women to avoid any close contact with sheep during the on-going lambing season.
Published on Tuesday 1st February 2011 in Food news
Do you like your food to be fair? Rotherham is inviting all environmentally-aware people to join in a celebration of the Fairtrade movement with a very special dinner.
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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 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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