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Published on Thursday, 29th September 2016 in People and communities news
Rotherham Council's Housing and Neighbourhood Services are celebrating this week after being successfully awarded the Tpas accreditation for excellence in tenant engagement.
Published on Wednesday, 28th September 2016 in Schools and education news
A Rotherham school has proved so popular with parents that it now needs to expand its intake.
Published on Wednesday, 28th September 2016 in Children and family care news
Carers in Rotherham are invited to an event this week where they can meet a range of services and organisations who can provide them with advice and support.
Published on Wednesday, 28th September 2016 in Work jobs training and advice news
Rotherham Council will host a special job fayre to recruit social care staff at its Riverside House headquarters in the town centre next week.
Published on Wednesday, 28th September 2016 in People and communities news
A Council backed sports project has been named the best in Yorkshire for its inspiring work with young people.
Published on Tuesday, 27th September 2016 in Council and democracy news
Some of Rotherham’s most senior leaders and managers are set to host meetings across the town to talk about the borough's future.
Published on Thursday, 22nd September 2016 in Health and wellbeing news
Smokers across South Yorkshire are being encouraged to try and quit for 28 days, as this year's Stoptober campaign launches.
Published on Wednesday, 21st September 2016 in Museums and galleries news
Little ones can get their hands dirty at a special “messy play” session at Clifton Park Museum next month.
Published on Tuesday, 20th September 2016 in Fostering, adopting and looked after children news
The Looked After Children's Council fundraise for their trip to Poland.
Published on Monday, 19th September 2016 in Parking news
People who are persistently evading parking fines with unregistered vehicles could see their vehicles towed away in a new crackdown.
Published on Friday, 16th September 2016 in Training and development news
Red card to bullies in Rotherham.
Published on Friday, 16th September 2016 in Improvements and repairs news
Rotherham Council will show their support for Gas Safety Week – 19 to 25 September - with a stall to promote gas safety awareness at the Effingham Street market on Tuesday 20 September.
Published on Friday, 16th September 2016 in Parks and open spaces news
Clifton Park was awarded a prestigious Green Flag for the fifth time in July and now you can vote for it as one of the best parks in the UK in the People’s Choice award.
Published on Thursday, 15th September 2016 in Health and wellbeing news
The Rotherham Tobacco Alliance has re-launched to welcome new members and re-visit its priorities with the aim to achieve the national vision of creating a 'Smokefree generation by 2025'.
Published on Thursday, 15th September 2016 in People and communities news
Go-getting grandad raises funds for Rotherham School.
Published on Thursday, 15th September 2016 in Aston news
Rotherham Council tenants and leaseholders were rewarded for their glorious gardens at the annual Garden Competition awards ceremony on Thursday 8 September.
Published on Wednesday, 14th September 2016 in Young people's organised activities news
Shoppers in Rotherham did a double take when the stars of this year’s panto, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, mingled with the crowds at the Tuesday street market.
Published on Tuesday, 13th September 2016 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news
Rotherham residents are reminded that their local waste sites will revert to winter opening hours next month.
Published on Monday, 12th September 2016 in Town Centre news
Been inspired by Wiggins, Froome or Trott’s successes? Here is a unique opportunity to test your skills in Rotherham’s very own town centre cycle time trial!
Published on Friday, 9th September 2016 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news
Recycling Week 2016 takes place between Monday 12 to Sunday 18 September.
Published on Thursday, 8th September 2016 in Leisure and culture news
The restoration of Rotherham's "historic core" was given the official seal of approval today.
Published on Thursday, 8th September 2016 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news
Rotherham Council is stepping up its fight against fly-tippers in the borough, by bringing in new powers and higher fines.
Published on Wednesday, 7th September 2016 in Music and singing news
Foster children are getting the chance to experience a live orchestra at Rotherham’s first ever Proms in the Park this weekend after a kind hearted business man and woman donated 100 tickets.
Published on Tuesday, 6th September 2016 in Sports, clubs and centres news
A local cricketer is discovering the benefits of cycling with the help of a free bike loan scheme.
Published on Friday, 2nd September 2016 in Public transport news
Bus passengers travelling between Rotherham and Sheffield will benefit from a new high quality 'X1 Steel Link' service, following completion of the £29.8 million Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) North scheme.
Published on Thursday, 1st September 2016 in Children and family care news
Mo Farah's double Olympic joy at Rio has inspired Council leaders to put their running shoes on and raise money to help send some of the borough's most vulnerable children on a trip of a lifetime.
Published on Thursday, 1st September 2016 in People and communities news
Libraries in Rotherham will be more efficient and effective under plans proposed by the Council, which are focussed on making them more in tune with what the public wants.
Published on Tuesday, 30th August 2016 in Children and family care news
Plans for Rotherham's children in care to be placed with in-house foster carers instead of children's homes.
Published on Thursday, 25th August 2016 in Children and family care news
Thousands of pupils are today celebrating after scooping great results across the borough for GCSEs.
Published on Thursday, 25th August 2016 in People and communities news
Inspections carried out by a team of young volunteers have started to show benefits and improvements at Rotherham Council.
Published on Thursday, 25th August 2016 in Pest control news
Rotherham Council is warning dog owners to be on their guard following an incident where slug pellets were scattered in a local park.
Published on Wednesday, 24th August 2016 in Clifton news
Rotherham panto fans are in for a real treat when Pop Idol and West End singing sensation Zoe Birkett stars in the 2016 pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Published on Friday, 19th August 2016 in People and communities news
Big hearted Dinnington residents took part in a community clear up, collecting 12 bags of rubbish and a large television over one-and-a-half hours in the Doe Quarry Lane area recently.
Published on Friday, 19th August 2016 in Commissioners news
Cllr Read, Leader of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council:
Published on Thursday, 18th August 2016 in Schools and education news
Hundreds of pupils across Rotherham have today scooped record A level results – as schools top last year’s performances.
Published on Wednesday, 17th August 2016 in Clifton news
Rotherham’s beautiful Clifton Park is celebrating after once more achieving a prestigious Green Flag award.
Published on Wednesday, 17th August 2016 in Parks and open spaces news
Visitors to Ulley Country Park are being challenged to take part in a new activity – finding all the “Green Men” in a new sculpture trail.
Published on Tuesday, 16th August 2016 in Leisure and culture news
Rotherham residents – particularly children, young people and parents – are being urged to be vigilant about the dangers of swimming in open water.
Published on Friday, 29th July 2016 in Libraries news
Since Pokémon Go launched this summer, various creatures have been appearing in Clifton Park and Museum - and visitors have been trying to catch 'em all!
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