Homes and property news

  • Winter suspension of green waste collections

    green bin 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.

  • 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.