People and communities news

  • Rotherham uses new powers on anti-social behaviour

    police logo Published on Monday, 1st June 2015

    New powers geared to tackling noise and disorder were used in Rotherham for the first time last month when council and police officers were called to a local flat.

  • Rotherham people urged to help shape services around child sexual exploitation

    Published on Wednesday, 27th May 2015

    Rotherham Council is determined that all future services for victims and survivors of Child Sexual Exploitation are shaped by their views and experiences.

  • Greasbrough honours the fallen of WWI

    Published on Monday, 30th March 2015

    Innovative partnership working between young and old in a Rotherham village has resulted in a new Memorial Garden honouring local men who lost their lives in the First World War.

  • The Women's Front launched in Rotherham

    Published on Wednesday, 4th March 2015

    The Women's Front comes to the fore in Rotherham this month with the launch of a new DVD featuring the changing role of women during the miner's strike.

  • Rotherham United kick-starts personal pledge to keep children safe

    Published on Thursday, 29th January 2015

    Rotherham United has kick-started the next phase of a campaign to keep Rotherham’s children safe – and all Millers fans are being urged to show their support.

  • Stagecoach signs the pledge

    Published on Tuesday, 16th December 2014

    Stagecoach Yorkshire has become the latest organisation to pledge its support to keeping Rotherham’s children safe.

  • Community Trigger aims to tackle anti social behaviour

    Published on Monday, 20th October 2014

    Residents in South Yorkshire have new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour in their communities.

  • Bogus callers warning

    Published on Tuesday, 14th October 2014

    Older people and their relatives are being warned to beware of bogus callers who may be operating in the borough.

  • Eastwood litter pick

    Published on Friday, 3rd October 2014

    Around 40 local residents turned out to take part in Eastwood's last litter pick of the summer this week.

  • Charity cheque presentation

    Published on Friday, 4th July 2014

    Building control officers from across South Yorkshire and the Humber swapped their inspection routines last month to raise money for one very special building!

  • Millers Tony gets his freedom

    Published on Wednesday, 2nd July 2014

    Tony Stewart, Chairman of Rotherham's promotion-winning football team, was given the green light to be made a Freeman of the Borough on Wednesday 2 July.

  • Kids call time on foul play

    Published on Friday, 13th June 2014

    Kids from a Rotherham primary school have joined forces with local councillors to help call time on foul play in their area.

  • Town centre demonstrations pass without serious incident

    Published on Saturday, 10th May 2014

    Saturday's demonstrations in Rotherham town centre passed off without significant disorder according to South Yorkshire Police.

  • Residents warned over shed break-ins

    Published on Thursday, 17th April 2014

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

  • Residents come together to improve community

    Published on Thursday, 10th April 2014

    Residents of a Rotherham community took to their local streets this week to pick up litter.

  • Launch of new service for ex-military personnel

    Published on Tuesday, 1st April 2014

    Friday (28 March) saw the official launch of a bespoke trailer designed to spread awareness of the services and support that is available to ex-military personnel across the borough.