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News published February 2014

  • A bluebell wood in Rotherham

    Ramblers tackle rights of way

    Published 27th February 2014

    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.

  • The Town Hall in Rotherham

    A new era for local government as Council sets budget

    Published 27th February 2014

    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.

  • Older person and carer

    Plan for more integrated working

    Published 24th February 2014

    The Council and the 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.

  • Recycling in schools

    Rotherham youngsters tackle WEEE waste!

    Published 24th February 2014

    Bright "green" sparks at two Rotherham schools have been rewarded for campaigns highlighting the importance of recycling old, unused or unloved electrical items.

  • Proposed Arthur Wharton tribute statue

    Tribute to Arthur Wharton launched

    Published 24th February 2014

    A tribute project to to the world's first black professional footballer has been launched in Rotherham.

  • The armed forces covenant

    Chamber pledges to help Armed Forces

    Published 10th February 2014

    The Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce is to become the first business to sign up to Rotherham's Armed Forces Corporate Covenant.

  • Launch of AED at Rotherham Markets

    Hero market stall owners help launch lifesaving equipment

    Published 7th February 2014

    Two quick-thinking stall holders, who became heroes last year when they leapt to action and saved the life of a man, are marking their achievement by helping to launch lifesaving equipment.