Homes and property news

  • First tenants move into newly built council homes

    Mayor opens new council homes Published on Friday, 6th November 2015

    The first tenants have moved into four new Council homes built in Bramley.

  • Winter suspension of green waste collections

    Published on Wednesday, 7th October 2015

    Rotherham householders are being reminded that the kerbside collection of garden waste will be suspended for the winter period from the end of the month.

  • Garden Competition a blooming success!

    Published on Thursday, 24th September 2015

    This year’s Rotherham Garden Competition has been hailed a blooming success with new categories attracting more entries.

  • Earmarked sites listed in Rotherham's local plan

    Published on Monday, 14th September 2015

    The sites earmarked for new homes, industrial and retail space in Rotherham will be put forward for council approval for consultation at the next Council meeting (16 September).

  • Residents urged to be gas safe

    Published on Thursday, 10th September 2015

    Rotherham Council and Willmott Dixon will be hitting the streets to promote gas safety as part of Gas Safety Week (14 to 20 September).

  • South Yorkshire and Humber Building Excellence Awards

    Published on Monday, 1st June 2015

    Several new buildings across Rotherham, including houses and a school, have been acclaimed in a regional building excellence awards.

  • Selective licensing scheme launched in Rotherham

    Published on Friday, 15th May 2015

    A new licensing scheme, geared to driving up the standards of privately rented accommodation in Rotherham, is going ahead after a judge dismissed a legal challenge.

  • Specialist homes for Rotherham families

    Published on Wednesday, 25th March 2015

    Two new specialist homes are going to be built to help families with a disabled child.

  • Licensing scheme for private rented sector

    Published on Thursday, 18th December 2014

    Landlords who own property in certain parts of Rotherham are to be the subject of a new licensing scheme in an effort to drive up the standards of rented accommodation.

  • Changes to housing allocations policy

    Published on Tuesday, 25th November 2014

    The Council has changed the way it allocates Council homes to make it easier for local people who need a house to get one.

  • Council Tax collection

    Published on Friday, 1st August 2014

    Rotherham is once again one of the top-performing authorities for its Council Tax collection rate despite the huge changes imposed by the Government.

  • Inspector praises local housing plan

    Published on Monday, 14th July 2014

    Rotherham's housing plan for the future has been given the green light by government inspectors - including the go-ahead to set a local housing target.

  • New opening times for Rotherham waste sites

    Published on Monday, 28th April 2014

    Rotherham recyclers are being reminded that from June each of the borough's four Household Waste Recycling Centres will be closed for one day each week.

  • 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.

  • Seven years of Potteries Court

    Published on Thursday, 10th April 2014

    Residents of a specialist housing scheme in Rotherham will celebrate its seventh birthday next week.

  • Children show housing tenants the way

    Published on Wednesday, 9th April 2014

    School children were on hand to offer a little guidance to council housing tenants at this year’s Tenants’ Spring Conference.

  • Council Tax collection helps services

    Published on Tuesday, 8th April 2014

    The Council collected a much-needed additional £6 million in Council Tax and non-domestic rates in the last financial year - a welcome boost in the battle to provide vital front-line services.

  • Rogue landlords prosecuted

    Published on Tuesday, 18th March 2014

    A married couple have been successfully prosecuted by the Council for failing to make repairs to a tenanted property they owned in Catcliffe.

  • Save Time, Do it Online - the Council launches Your Account with a chance to win an iPad

    Published on Wednesday, 12th March 2014

    The Council has taken a significant leap forward in the way key services are delivered by introducing an exciting new online service.

  • Stay alerted

    Published on Tuesday, 4th March 2014

    Get up to the minute information about the things that matter to you, straight to your email inbox by using our e-alerts.

  • Sun shines on garden competition winners

    Published on Tuesday, 3rd December 2013

    It may be cold outside, but it’s not too early to start thinking about making preparations for Rotherham’s Council homes gardening competition.