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Rotherham panto star is a Pop Idol

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.

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Oh we do like to be beside the Clifton seaside

Published on Friday, 19th August 2016 in Clifton news

Buckets and spades at the ready as the seaside comes to Clifton Park this week!

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Do you love where you live?

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.

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Rotherham Show returns for its 37th year

Published on Friday, 19th August 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Rotherham’s biggest and most anticipated event in the calendar returns to Clifton Park for its 37th year on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September.

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Response to Government interventions: the use of Commissioners in Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Published on Friday, 19th August 2016 in Commissioners news

Cllr Read, Leader of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council:

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Pupils celebrate A levels results in Rotherham

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.

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Clifton Park celebrates Green Flag Award

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.

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Ulley Country Park hosts new Green Man Challenge

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.

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Stay safe by water

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.

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Dearne fly-tipper given suspended sentence

Published on Tuesday, 16th August 2016 in Wath news

A man who dumped large amounts of construction waste in the Dearne Valley has been given a suspended prison sentence by a District Judge at Barnsley Magistrates Court.

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A community cleans up at Dalton

Published on Monday, 15th August 2016 in People and communities news

On Monday 22 August Rotherham Council will be working with Don Catchment Rivers Trust on a community clean up.

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Motorists warned of road closure at Canklow Bridge

Published on Monday, 8th August 2016 in Roads, parking and transport news

Motorists are being warned to expect delays when work takes place on the A631 Bawtry Road at Brinsworth from 13 August.

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Pokémon Go fever grips Rotherham

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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Motorists warned of possible delays at Kimberworth

Published on Friday, 29th July 2016 in Thorpe Hesley news

Motorists travelling through Kimberworth are being warned of potential delays as roadworks will be taking place from Monday (1 August).

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Enjoy a guided tour of Boston Castle and Park

Published on Thursday, 28th July 2016 in Leisure and culture news

If you've ever wanted to find out more about Rotherham’s historic Boston Castle and Park, now is your chance!

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Starter Homes register opens for young first time buyers finding a new build home

Published on Thursday, 28th July 2016 in Homes and property news

Rotherham Council is backing a new Government programme which will help under 40s get on the housing ladder, and local people are being urged to find out more.

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Anti-hate crime message at heart of exhibition

Published on Wednesday, 27th July 2016 in Community safety news

Anti-hate crime messages are at the forefront of an art exhibition being hosted by the “Love is Louder” campaign in Rotherham.

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Family fun in Rotherham this summer

Published on Wednesday, 27th July 2016 in Moorgate news

Don’t be stuck for something to do in Rotherham this summer holiday, there’s plenty going on!

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New cameras for civil enforcement officers

Published on Tuesday, 26th July 2016 in Street parking - enforcement and fines news

Drivers in Rotherham are usually polite and considerate. However, sadly, a small minority of drivers react aggressively in the event that a parking ticket is issued.

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Campaign launched to break the silence on suicide

Published on Friday, 22nd July 2016 in People and communities news

Rotherham Council has today launched the first phase of a suicide prevention campaign in an attempt to encourage men to speak out about suicide.

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Bright new look at Rotherham Markets

Published on Thursday, 21st July 2016 in Town Centre news

Visitors to Rotherham Markets will be greeted by an eye catching new entrance area when they call in to do their shopping.

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Dinnington given the go-ahead for Neighbourhood Plan

Published on Thursday, 21st July 2016 in Dinnington news

Dinnington is set to become the first area in Rotherham to start developing its own Neighbourhood Plan.

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Sign up now for the Big Friendly Read Summer Reading Challenge

Published on Wednesday, 20th July 2016 in Families news

Libraries across Rotherham launched the ‘Big Friendly Read’ Summer Reading Challenge on Saturday 16 July and there’s still time for children to join in.

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High Speed Two (HS2) – find out more at public meetings in Rotherham

Published on Wednesday, 20th July 2016 in Roads, parking and transport news

Alternative recommendations for HS2’s route and station proposals in South Yorkshire have been published by the Government.

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Rotherham's chance to have a say on new devolution powers

Published on Tuesday, 19th July 2016 in Council and democracy news

Rotherham residents get the chance to have their say this week on how new powers to be given to the Sheffield City Region (SCR) should be used.

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Rotherham’s High Street welcomes two new retailers

Published on Tuesday, 19th July 2016 in Business and investment news

Rotherham’s High Street has welcomed two new retailers – Maia Interiors and the Sweet Escape Dessert & Ice Cream Parlour.

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Journey back in time to the Rock ‘n’ Roll era with The Revolvers

Published on Tuesday, 19th July 2016 in Clifton news

Rotherham residents can journey back in time to the 1950s and 1960s Rock ‘n’ Roll era in Let’s Do It Again with The Revolvers at Rotherham Civic Theatre on Friday 29 July.

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Have your say on the future of Rotherham public health services

Published on Monday, 18th July 2016 in Health and wellbeing news

Rotherham Council is consulting on the future of public health services and wants to hear your views on what is important to you over the next five years.

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Reach for the skies at Boston Castle

Published on Monday, 18th July 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Find out more about the wonders of outer space this September as Rotherham’s Boston Castle holds an astronomical open day.

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Laser Credit Union latest position

Published on Friday, 15th July 2016 in Advice and benefits news

Rotherham Council is continuing to provide temporary accommodation and facilities to enable Laser Credit Union to offer limited services to its customers from Riverside House.

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Improvements for foster carers

Published on Friday, 15th July 2016 in Children and family care news

Foster carers are set to benefit from a raft of changes in a bid to help the borough increase the number of carers in town.

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Council is given green light to negotiate the purchase of eyesore empty properties

Published on Wednesday, 13th July 2016 in Environment and planning news

Rotherham Council has announced plans to buy 24 long-term derelict properties to refurbish and let as Council homes.

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Love is louder across Rotherham as Artbomb Project is launched

Published on Wednesday, 13th July 2016 in Equality and diversity news

Crafty people across the borough have their hands full this week as they continue preparations for the launch of the Love Is Louder artbomb project next Monday July 18.

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Summer fun comes to Rotherham

Published on Wednesday, 13th July 2016 in Leisure and culture news

Rotherham Town Centre and Clifton Park will be buzzing this summer with some great free activities during July and August as 'A Slice of Summer Fun' returns for its second year.

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Top award for waste partnership

Published on Tuesday, 12th July 2016 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

A partnership which is revolutionising the treatment of household waste has scooped a prestigious national award in the same week the waste treatment facility at Manvers celebrated its first birthday.

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Council moves forward with town centre plans

Published on Thursday, 7th July 2016 in Planning and regeneration news

Rotherham Council is proposing to develop a Masterplan which will provide further details on how the Town Centre will be developed in the next five to ten years.

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New taxi rules set gold standard

Published on Wednesday, 6th July 2016 in Taxis and minicabs news

In the week which sees cameras installed in most Rotherham taxis Rotherham Council talks about the changes being made and how to report concerns if you think the regulations are not being met.

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Future of Netherfield Court care home considered as part of adult care transformation

Published on Wednesday, 6th July 2016 in Help for adults news

People who need intermediate health and social care in Rotherham will have access to more beds under plans being considered by Rotherham Council next week.

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More social workers needed to lighten the load

Published on Wednesday, 6th July 2016 in Job vacancies news

Lower caseloads, better management, more supervision and learning and development opportunities are all on the cards for social workers who want to come and work in Rotherham.

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Somme centenary focuses on local hero Captain Simpson

Published on Wednesday, 6th July 2016 in Clifton news

First World War hero Captain Vivian Sumner Simpson is the focus of a talk, exhibition and family event taking place in Rotherham this summer.


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