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Nursery given outstanding rating once again

Published on Wednesday, 13th December 2017 in Council news news

Inspirational leadership was the driving factor in a Rotherham nursery scooping an outstanding rating in a recent inspection.

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Rotherham’s council housing boost gets off the ground

Published on Wednesday, 13th December 2017 in Homes and property news

A major housing development that is set to boost the number of council homes and reenergise several areas across the borough has begun with an official sod cutting event on site.

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Career Matters at Magna

Published on Wednesday, 13th December 2017 in Work jobs training and advice news

Students, jobseekers and local businesses recently came together to share employment and training opportunities in Rotherham.

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Views sought on Rotherham Council’s 2018/19 budget proposals

Published on Thursday, 7th December 2017 in Council news news

People are being asked for their views on how Rotherham Council proposes to save £15 million from its budget over the next financial year.

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Smokers warned of dangers of black market tobacco

Published on Wednesday, 6th December 2017 in Health and wellbeing news

Rotherham Council is warning people of the dangers of smoking black market cigarettes following a crackdown in Rotherham.

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Nuisance neighbours warned following equipment seizure

Published on Wednesday, 6th December 2017 in Anti social behaviour and nuisance news

“We won’t tolerate noise nuisance, and if you don’t heed warnings, you could see your property confiscated.”

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Take a trip down memory lane!

Published on Tuesday, 5th December 2017 in Museum events and exhibitions news

Children can get “hands on” with some of the toys their parents and grandparents would have played with, and adults can take a trip down memory lane, with a new series of events and workshops.

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Twenty five great new homes to meeting housing needs in Rotherham

Published on Tuesday, 5th December 2017 in Council - news and information releases news

Rotherham Council is taking steps to make sure the housing it offers for rent meets the needs of Rotherham’s residents.

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Let's talk turkey this festive season

Published on Tuesday, 5th December 2017 in Food poisoning news

With two thirds of UK households choosing to have roast turkey for their Christmas dinner, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) is offering tips on how to you can safely prepare turkey at home.

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Help for ‘green’ community projects

Published on Monday, 4th December 2017 in Voluntary organisations - funding news

Local groups with ideas to improve the environment are being offered a helping hand to make them a reality.

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Christmas activities in Rotherham Libraries

Published on Wednesday, 29th November 2017 in Libraries news

Rotherham residents can get into the festive spirit with lots of Christmas themed activities in Libraries.

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Festive family fun in Rotherham

Published on Wednesday, 29th November 2017 in Council news news

Rotherham residents are in for a treat with lots of family fun during the festive season at various Christmas themed events taking place around the borough.

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Rotherham Council observes World AIDS day

Published on Wednesday, 29th November 2017 in Council - news and information releases news

This year on World AIDS Day the Council is joining in the national ‘Let’s end it’ campaign, to end stigma, end HIV transmission and end the isolation experienced by people living with HIV, for good.

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Stay Well This Winter

Published on Wednesday, 29th November 2017 in Health and wellbeing news

People in Rotherham are being encouraged to take early action to avoid catching colds and flu in order to stay well this winter.

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Man jailed for sexually abusing Rotherham girls

Published on Monday, 27th November 2017 in Children and family care news

A 20-year-old man has been sentenced to ten years in prison for the sexual abuse of three young girls in Rotherham in 2015.

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Christmas family fun at Clifton Park Museum and Boston Castle

Published on Monday, 27th November 2017 in Council news news

Clifton Park Museum and Boston Castle have Christmas all wrapped up with fun festive events.

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Jump on board to free digital skills

Published on Thursday, 23rd November 2017 in Council news news

People and businesses in Rotherham can learn about getting online and boost their digital skills for free as Google brings its Digital Garage Bus to Riverside House on Monday 4 December.

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Young Inspectors scoop national award last night

Published on Thursday, 23rd November 2017 in Carers news

A team of young people who inspect services delivered to children and young people in Rotherham has been nationally recognised for their work at a prestigious award ceremony in London last night.

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Voluntary and community support services – invitation for bids

Published on Wednesday, 22nd November 2017 in Council news news

Rotherham Council is seeking to appoint an organisation to lead in the design and provision of voluntary and community sector (VCS) infrastructure services in the borough.

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Welcome of CSE sentencing in first Operation Stovewood case

Published on Friday, 17th November 2017 in Child sexual exploitation news

Council leaders have welcomed the first sentences handed out to criminals as part historic investigations into child sexual exploitation by the National Crime Agency.

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Rotherham’s geared up for winter!

Published on Thursday, 16th November 2017 in Roads - snow clearance news

With the weather expected to become colder over the coming weeks Rotherham Council is reassuring residents that it is prepared for winter weather.

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It’s Panto time!

Published on Thursday, 16th November 2017 in Council news news

Rotherham residents are being invited to get in the festive spirit and book their panto place, as the stars of this year’s show prepare to take centre stage!

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Body image a key pledge for Youth Cabinet in year ahead

Published on Thursday, 16th November 2017 in Council news news

Members of Rotherham’s Youth Cabinet are urging other youngsters to be confident with their body image as part of a raft of measures they want to focus on in the year ahead.

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Dozens of pupils attend anti-bullying event

Published on Monday, 13th November 2017 in Schools and colleges news

School children are doing their bit to stamp out bullying with a special event for around one hundred pupils at Rotherham’s New York stadium today.

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‘War is …’ exhibition features prestigious artwork

Published on Friday, 10th November 2017 in Museums and galleries news

On Saturday (11 November) a new exhibition will be opening at Clifton Park Museum to coincide with Remembrance Day.

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Householders reminded to contact the Council

Published on Thursday, 9th November 2017 in Vehicle access - kerbs news

Householders in Rotherham are being reminded to check with the Council before carrying out any work on the pavements outside their properties.

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Sparkling Rotherham Lights Switch-on starts festive season

Published on Wednesday, 8th November 2017 in Council news news

Rotherham town centre will have lots of sparkle and family entertainment to begin the festive season at the annual Christmas Lights Switch-on.

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Crafty reason to visit the town centre

Published on Tuesday, 7th November 2017 in Markets and fairs news

Looking for something a bit different, or a unique hand-made gift?

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Reclaim the Night in Rotherham

Published on Tuesday, 7th November 2017 in Council news news

Women in Rotherham are being invited to walk through the town centre to Reclaim the Night on Friday 17 November 2017.

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Remembrance Day parade and service

Published on Monday, 6th November 2017 in Town Centre news

Rotherham will remember its fallen this weekend with the annual service and wreath-laying ceremony in the town centre.

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Please have your say on Home to School Transport

Published on Wednesday, 1st November 2017 in Community transport services news

The closing date is less than two weeks away for parents and carers to submit their views on possible changes to home to school transport arrangements.

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Proposed changes to Waste Collection Service

Published on Tuesday, 31st October 2017 in Council news news

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.

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Business Companion publish distance selling video guide for businesses

Published on Tuesday, 31st October 2017 in Council news news

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.

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Child sexual exploitation survivors nominate Rotherham for national award

Published on Monday, 30th October 2017 in Children and family care news

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

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Flu vaccinations available in Rotherham

Published on Monday, 30th October 2017 in Health and wellbeing news

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

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Second time lucky hope Young Inspectors

Published on Friday, 27th October 2017 in Council news news

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.

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VIP Opening for Oakwood School

Published on Friday, 27th October 2017 in Children and family care news

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.

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Get your treasures valued at Clifton Park Museum

Published on Thursday, 26th October 2017 in Council news 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.

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A new borough wide ‘Call to Action’ is launched

Published on Thursday, 26th October 2017 in People and communities news

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

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Man without a van

Published on Thursday, 26th October 2017 in Rawmarsh news

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.


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