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Published on Wednesday, 26th October 2016 in Benefits and support news
Customers of Laser Credit Union are being advised that the service is on the move to new premises, after being temporarily based at Riverside House.
Published on Wednesday, 26th October 2016 in People and communities news
Two brave members of the council's Streetpride team have received formal recognition after finding themselves delivering street justice during a Sunday morning shift.
Published on Tuesday, 25th October 2016 in Refuse - flytipping news
A waste contractor who advertised his services on social media, then fly tipped the resulting waste has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 by a court.
Published on Monday, 24th October 2016 in Health and wellbeing news
Local residents who are eligible for a free flu vaccination are being urged to get their jab as soon as possible.
Published on Wednesday, 19th October 2016 in Commissioners news
Rotherham Council has welcomed the proposed handing back of licensing powers by Communities Secretary Sajid Javid.
Published on Wednesday, 19th October 2016 in People and communities news
A group of residents from Woodlaithes Village in Rotherham took to the streets to help keep their local area looking spick and span at the weekend.
Published on Tuesday, 18th October 2016 in Council housing news
Council tenants are being encouraged to take the first step towards getting involved in shaping housing services by finding out more about the small ways that they can make a big difference to the ser
Published on Tuesday, 18th October 2016 in Clifton news
Rotherham’s beautiful Clifton Park is officially one of the nation’s favourite green spaces following a public vote.
Published on Tuesday, 18th October 2016 in Fostering, adopting and looked after children news
This week is National Adoption Week and the Council is urging those considering adoption to give them a call and start the process today. Read Helen's story...
Published on Monday, 17th October 2016 in Children and family care news
Eight men have been found guilty today of the sexual exploitation of three girls between 1999 and 2003, following a four week trial at Sheffield Crown Court.
Published on Monday, 17th October 2016 in Schools and education news
A Rotherham care home is celebrating after the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated it Good in all areas.
Published on Friday, 14th October 2016 in Household waste - garden waste news
Winter is coming and so Rotherham householders are being reminded that green bin collections will shortly be suspended for the season.
Published on Thursday, 13th October 2016 in Help for adults news
Rotherham Council is using this year's Shared Lives Week, which runs from 15 – 23 October, to encourage local people to think about whether they could care for a vulnerable person in their community.
Published on Wednesday, 12th October 2016 in People and communities news
Young people are leading the way to stamping out hate crime across Rotherham with training workshops to raise awareness.
Published on Wednesday, 12th October 2016 in Planning and regeneration news
Rotherham Council has been given the green light to buy Forge Island from Tesco and prepare it for investment.
Published on Tuesday, 11th October 2016 in Families news
Keep boredom at bay with a spook-tacular programme of family events taking place this half term in Rotherham.
Published on Tuesday, 11th October 2016 in Leisure and culture news
Prepare to be scared this Halloween as students from Rotherham College take you on a terrifying town centre trail into the darker side of Rotherham’s past.
Published on Tuesday, 11th October 2016 in Leisure and culture news
Libraries across Rotherham had a phizz-wizzing response to this year’s summer reading challenge, a Roald Dahl themed Big Friendly Read.
Published on Monday, 10th October 2016 in Taxis and minicabs news
Passengers are starting to see the benefits of new taxi rules introduced by Rotherham Council, with taxi cameras fitted or soon to be fitted in over 500 vehicles.
Published on Monday, 10th October 2016 in Community safety news
Rotherham Council is saying ‘NO!’ to hate crime after hearing some of the ‘shocking’ incidents experienced by residents in Rotherham.
Published on Thursday, 6th October 2016 in Consumer advice news
Rotherham Council’s Trading Standards is asking local residents to be on their guard against uninvited callers at their door.
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 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 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 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 Recycling - sites news
Rotherham residents are reminded that their local waste sites have reverted to winter opening hours.
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.
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