News archive

News published April 2014

  • Library @ Riverside

    Acclaimed authors bring reading to life in Rotherham

    Published 22nd April 2014

    Rotherham’s Library@Riverside is inviting literary-loving residents to become inspired by two acclaimed novelist at a very special event.

  • housing in Rotherham

    Residents warned over shed break-ins

    Published 17th April 2014

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

  • Rotherham law courts

    Blue badge fraud prosecutions

    Published 17th April 2014

    The Council has secured two more successful prosecutions in cases of blue badge fraud.

  • A girl reading

    Children's Centre consultation

    Published 17th April 2014

    Rotherham parents are being reminded that the public consultation on the future of Children's Centres across the borough ends this month.

  • Archives and local studies

    Friends group helps archives look into the past

    Published 17th April 2014

    Rotherham Archives and Local Studies Service have acquired a new record that reveals fascinating details of early 19th century education and charity in the Wath area.

  • Mary Portas with retailers from Makers Emporium

    Mary Portas "makers" a famous return to Rotherham

    Published 16th April 2014

    Rotherham has received the Portas seal of approval after the retail guru returned to witness the continuing transformation of the town centre.

  • Rotherham law courts

    Successful prosecution of private landlord

    Published 16th April 2014

    An Eastwood private housing landlord has been prosecuted and fined £3,000 after Council officers found hazardous living conditions in an Eastwood property.

  • A person voting

    Act now to secure your vote

    Published 14th April 2014

    With the European Parliamentary and Rotherham Council election taking place next month, Rotherham’s Electoral Services team is urging voters to make sure they are registered to vote in time.

  • Pool Green roundabout

    Work begins on roundabout

    Published 14th April 2014

    Preparation works have begun in Rotherham town centre as part of the first stage of a major £5 million road improvement scheme.

  • Riverside House Council Offices

    Council to pay a local "living wage"

    Published 11th April 2014

    Almost 1,500 of the Council’s lowest paid employees are set to benefit thanks to the introduction of a local living wage from October this year.