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News published October 2017

  • Proposed changes to Waste Collection Service

    Proposed changes to Waste Collection Service

    Published 31st October 2017

    Rotherham Council is proposing changes to the way household waste and recycling is collected and wants to hear residents’ views about how it can make this happen.

  • Business Companion publish distance selling video guide for businesses

    Business Companion publish distance selling video guide for businesses

    Published 31st October 2017

    Trading standards experts have today published a new video guide aimed at online and distance sellers to ensure consumers and businesses are protected under the Consumer Rights Act.

  • Child Sexual Exploitation survivors nominate Rotherham for national award

    Child sexual exploitation survivors nominate Rotherham for national award

    Published 30th October 2017

    Two child sexual exploitation survivors nominated Rotherham’s multi-agency team for a top national award for supporting them through their court cases.

  • Woman blowing her nose.

    Flu vaccinations available in Rotherham

    Published 30th October 2017

    People in Rotherham are encouraged to get the flu vaccination to help protect themselves and their loved ones this winter.

  • Second time lucky hope young inspectors.

    Second time lucky hope Young Inspectors

    Published 27th October 2017

    A team of young people who inspect services delivered to children and young people in Rotherham are hoping it will be second time lucky for them at a prestigious award ceremony next month.

  • VIP opening for Oakwood School

    VIP Opening for Oakwood School

    Published 27th October 2017

    Secretary of State and former Rotherham resident Justine Greening was today the guest of honour as she officially opened her former school in her home town.

  • Auctioneer Charles Hanson

    Get your treasures valued at Clifton Park Museum

    Published 26th October 2017

    TV’s Charles Hanson is coming to Rotherham’s Clifton Park Museum when members of the public will be able to bring along treasured items for valuation.

  • call, action, older, adults, people, groups

    A new borough wide ‘Call to Action’ is launched

    Published 26th October 2017

    Rotherham Council is seeking information about community groups who are helping to make the borough a great place to grow older.

  • First vehicle seized and crushed in relation to fly tipping

    Man without a van

    Published 26th October 2017

    Glynn Atkinson, of Rawmarsh, is now a “man without a van” after Rotherham Council used its powers to seize his vehicle and have it crushed when a court found him guilty of fly tipping.

  • Leaving care can be lonely, says Rotherham youngster

    Leaving care can be lonely, says Rotherham youngster

    Published 25th October 2017

    Paislie, a student who was once in foster care has talked about how lonely it can be to leave the care system and why Rotherham is aiming to change this.