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Published on Thursday, 23rd March 2017 in Council - news and information releases news
Rotherham Council has lowered its flags to half-mast today in tribute to the victims of yesterday’s terrorist attack at the Houses of Parliament.
Published on Wednesday, 22nd March 2017 in Looked after children - educational support news
Rotherham's looked after children will be flying to Poland for the trip of a lifetime after meeting their target of £9,000 to achieve their dream.
Published on Wednesday, 22nd March 2017 in Schools and education news
What did the Romans ever do for us? Well they helped put Rotherham on the map, among other things, with early Roman and Iron Age settlements having been discovered in the district.
Published on Wednesday, 22nd March 2017 in Food news
If you’re planning to show your appreciation to your mother on Mothering Sunday, Rotherham Council would like to remind you to ‘look before you book.’
Published on Tuesday, 21st March 2017 in Council and democracy news
Rotherham Council has welcomed today’s (21 March 2017) confirmation, by Communities Secretary Sajid Javid, of further return of powers by the Government.
Published on Tuesday, 21st March 2017 in Mayoral invitations news
The Mayor of Rotherham will be hosting an open day at Town Hall for members of the public to showcase the history and heritage of Rotherham’s democratic hub.
Published on Monday, 20th March 2017 in Woodsetts news
Motorists are being warned to expect some night time disruption as repair work takes place on one of Rotherham’s busiest routes.
Published on Friday, 17th March 2017 in Active living news
The Council is urging people to spring into better mental health this March by getting help and support if they feel low in mood, depressed or are having suicidal thoughts.
Published on Friday, 17th March 2017 in Affordable housing news
Not just one but two of Rotherham Council’s housing teams are celebrating success following recognition for making a difference to the services they deliver.
Published on Thursday, 16th March 2017 in Heritage news
A Partnership created by Barnsley Council and Rotherham Council, has been successful in winning a grant of £1.2 million, to deliver activities focused on the rich heritage stories of the south Yorkshi
Published on Wednesday, 15th March 2017 in Leisure and culture news
Rotherham town centre will host its first ever comedy festival from Wednesday 29 March until Sunday 2 April.
Published on Tuesday, 14th March 2017 in Regeneration news
Rotherham Council has agreed to acquire the former Rotherham Magistrates Court in the latest move to regenerate the town centre.
Published on Tuesday, 14th March 2017 in Affordable housing news
The Council is urging tenants to be early birds and get the date for the annual Tenants Housing Conference into their diaries.
Published on Monday, 13th March 2017 in School - exclusion of pupils news
Plans to build specialist therapeutic units at schools across Rotherham in a bid to slow down exclusion rates have been given the go ahead at a meeting today.
Published on Monday, 13th March 2017 in Schools and colleges news
Staff morale has been singled out for praise at Rotherham Council as part of a routine Ofsted inspection.
Published on Friday, 10th March 2017 in Swinton news
Rotherham Council is carrying out repairs and improvements across the borough as part of its £10 million 2020 Roads Programme, with Swinton residents the latest to see the benefits.
Published on Friday, 10th March 2017 in Town Centre news
If you are looking for a day filled with fun activities and brilliant entertainment this Easter, then look no further than Rotherham Town Centre.
Published on Thursday, 9th March 2017 in Planning and regeneration news
Rotherham Council has submitted its views on the proposed HS2 route through South Yorkshire.
Published on Thursday, 9th March 2017 in Recycling - information and advice news
Springtime is coming - signalling the start of the organic garden waste green bin service for Rotherham householders – as well as a chance to order compost bins at a discounted rate!
Published on Wednesday, 8th March 2017 in Council tax news
Rotherham residents are urged to be vigilant after reports of a new council tax scam, which has affected other local authorities across the country, has emerged.
Published on Wednesday, 8th March 2017 in Museums and galleries news
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.
Published on Wednesday, 8th March 2017 in Council budgets news
Rotherham Council has today agreed its 2017/18 budget – approving proposals to meet a further funding shortfall of £24m, on top of £138m worth of savings which have already been made since 2010.
Published on Tuesday, 7th March 2017 in Town centre management news
Diners in Rotherham have a reason to celebrate with the official opening of a brand new restaurant this week.
Published on Monday, 6th March 2017 in Environment and planning news
A Rotherham man has been ordered to pay fines and compensation after he admitted importing dogs into the United Kingdom without health certificates.
Published on Friday, 3rd March 2017 in Business and investment news
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Published on Wednesday, 1st March 2017 in Schools and colleges news
Hundreds of pupils across Rotherham will be going to their preferred secondary school this September, new figures out today show.
Published on Tuesday, 28th February 2017 in Health and wellbeing news
Rotherham Health experts are saying, ‘no ifs or butts’ and urging smokers to make the most of using 8th March, to spring clean their health and their finances.
Published on Tuesday, 28th February 2017 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news
Litter-picks are being organised across the borough as part of a national campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities.
Published on Tuesday, 28th February 2017 in People and communities news
The Local Government Boundary Commission for England is conducting an electoral review of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council.
Published on Friday, 24th February 2017 in Planning and regeneration news
Rotherham Council has welcomed today’s announcement that Boeing is to bring its first factory outside the USA to the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District (AMID).
Published on Thursday, 23rd February 2017 in Local history and heritage news
Visitors can see a significant new display of fascinating historical treasures in the Rotherham Archives and Local Studies section at Clifton Park Museum.
Published on Thursday, 23rd February 2017 in Business and investment news
Ten teams of entrepreneurs from the Sheffield City Region took part in a 12 week business accelerator programme resulting in four enterprises being offered investment to help drive their development.
Published on Wednesday, 22nd February 2017 in Health and social care news
Rotherham Council, in partnership with Rotherham Rise, has been successful in its bid to increase funding to help victims of domestic abuse rebuild their lives.
Published on Monday, 20th February 2017 in Mayoral invitations news
They say diamonds are a girl's best friend and for the Mayor of Rotherham this is certainly true, as a special donation signs her time off with a sparkle.
Published on Thursday, 16th February 2017 in Town Centre news
Air Cadets of 218 Squadron attended a special presentation evening at Rotherham Town Hall held to celebrate becoming the best drill foot team in the country.
Published on Thursday, 16th February 2017 in Planning applications - business news
One of Rotherham’s leading projects is due to take a step forward after planning permission was approved for a theme park and resort at Rother Valley this week (Thursday).
Published on Thursday, 16th February 2017 in Dogs - registration news
Hundreds of dogs across the borough have been microchipped thanks to a series of dog micro-chipping events held last year.
Published on Wednesday, 15th February 2017 in Looked after children - educational support news
A group of intrepid teenagers are urging the public to get behind them for one final push to help them reach their dream destination.
Published on Wednesday, 15th February 2017 in Leisure and culture news
Competitors and families are invited to get on their bike for a charity fundraising event at Rother Valley County Park this month.
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