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Published on Monday 10th March 2014
There are just two weeks to go until the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile in Rotherham on Sunday March 23.
Published on Friday 7th March 2014 in Fostering, adopting and looked after children news
Rotherham Council are giving people from all walks of life the opportunity to discover about the benefits of fostering.
Published on Friday 7th March 2014 in Childcare news
There has been a "very encouraging" response to the call for organisations to run the Rotherham Children's Centres that are facing closure due to budget restraints.
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Published on Friday 7th March 2014 in Jobs and careers news
Rotherham will be flying the flag next week - as part of a unique event to mark Commonwealth Day.
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Published on Thursday 6th March 2014 in Trading standards news
A five-a-side football tournament will bring Fairtrade Fortnight to a close in Rotherham this weekend.
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Published on Wednesday 5th March 2014 in Leisure and culture news
Borka, An award winning Opera for children, is heading towards Rotherham.
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Published on Monday 3rd March 2014 in Housing news
Council tenants are being invited to have their say on the future of council housing in Rotherham.
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Published on Monday 3rd March 2014 in Parks and open spaces - information and advice news
A historic object is set to bring Rotherham’s history into sharp focus this month as an important piece of our town’s past goes on display at Clifton Park Museum.
Published on Monday 3rd March 2014 in Planning news
Once again Rotherham residents have the chance to comment on the borough's Local Plan - this time on the changes to the Core Strategy proposed by the Planning Inspectorate.
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Published on Wednesday 26th February 2014 in Council budgets and spending news
Frontline services will be protected as ‘as far as possible,’ resources will be targeted to help those most in need and communities will be encouraged to do more for themselves.
Published on Wednesday 26th February 2014 in Transport and streets news
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.
Published on Thursday 20th February 2014 in Road safety - traffic schemes news
Rotherham motorists are being advised that there will be a temporary one way system implemented on the A57.
Published on Wednesday 19th February 2014 in Arts and entertainment news
The Arthur Wharton Tribute project was launched this morning at Rotherham United’s New York Stadium.
Published on Monday 17th February 2014 in Ports and harbours news
Bright 'green sparks' at two Rotherham schools have been rewarded for their campaigns highlighting the importance of recycling old, unused or unloved electrical items.
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Published on Monday 17th February 2014 in Services for older people news
Older people in Rotherham who need a helping hand are set for a boost thanks to a special event packed with advice and support.
Published on Friday 14th February 2014 in Doctors, GPs and hospitals news
Rotherham Council and Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are making sure health and social care is put in the hands of local people through delivery of the Better Care Fund.
Published on Monday 10th February 2014 in Advice and benefits news
The Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce is to become the first business to sign up to Rotherham's Armed Forces Corporate Covenant.
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Published on Monday 10th February 2014 in Council and democracy news
There is still time for people to have their say in a consultation about proposals to introduce selective licensing of private rented properties in certain areas of Rotherham.
Published on Thursday 30th January 2014 in Recycling, rubbish and waste news
Two of Rotherham's four household waste recycling centres could be closed for two days each week in an effort to balance Rotherham Borough Council's budget.
Published on Thursday 30th January 2014 in Housing finance news
Rotherham's Local Plan - its planning blueprint for the next 15 years - has almost passed its final hurdle - providing the borough's housing target is increased!
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Published on Thursday 23rd January 2014 in Events news
Young people from across Rotherham have been on a special 'journey' to commemorate the Holocaust.
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Published on Wednesday 22nd January 2014 in Multiple occupancy homes news
The Council has started its consultation on whether to introduce a Selective Licensing scheme for private rented housing in parts of the Borough.
Published on Wednesday 22nd January 2014 in Unitary authorities news
Some Rotherham residents will receive final reminders regarding their electoral registration form this week.
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Published on Thursday 16th January 2014 in Disabilities news
Rotherham Borough Council has secured another successful prosecution in its fight against 'blue badge fraud'.
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Published on Wednesday 15th January 2014 in Crime prevention news
Rotherham Borough Council Wardens have teamed up with South Yorkshire Police to strengthen their powers in the the fight against anti-social behaviour.
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Published on Tuesday 14th January 2014 in Business news
Engineering companies from across the Sheffield City Region have the opportunity to exhibit at a reduced rate during the UK’s premier engineering & manufacturing event this spring.
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Published on Tuesday 14th January 2014 in Councillors, democracy and elections news
The Council has been shortlisted for two different partnership projects in the national Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards.
Published on Wednesday 8th January 2014 in Education and learning news
Youngsters with complex special needs going on to further education in Rotherham are to have a bespoke service in the future.
Published on Thursday 19th December 2013 in Licences and street trading news
The cast of Rotherham's pantomime, Beauty and the Beast, are wishing everyone a happy Christmas!
Published on Thursday 28th November 2013 in Land and premises 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 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 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 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 Wednesday 6th November 2013 in Public transport news
Rotherham transport bosses have joined forces in a bid to develop the town's bus services.
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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 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 Thursday 12th September 2013 in Council housing news
A Rotherham resident has lost expensive music equipment after she pleaded guilty to noise nuisance offences.
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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 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 Tuesday 30th July 2013 in Sustainability news
Vehicle tyres will no longer be accepted at Rotherham's household waste recycling centres from next week.
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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Extra-curricular activities 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.
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 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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