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£200k funding boost to help families fleeing domestic violence

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.

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Community events result in large numbers of dogs microchipped

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.

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First Maltby Triathlon announced

Published on Monday, 13th February 2017 in People and communities news

Hundreds of people are expected to take part in the first Maltby Triathlon which has been announced to take place in May 2017.

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Leisure centres power life saving heart scanner

Published on Monday, 13th February 2017 in People and communities news

Partnership with Places for People Leisure raises thousands for the British Heart Foundation.

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Do you Love Where You Live

Published on Monday, 6th February 2017 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

Love is in the air – and on the ground - ahead of Valentine’s Day with a new campaign to encourage residents to get involved in making Rotherham a cleaner, happier place to live.

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Take a tour of the Manvers waste facility

Published on Tuesday, 24th January 2017 in People and communities news

Would you like to take a look behind the scenes at the award-winning facility which is revolutionising the way we deal with leftover household waste in Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham?

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Final total a Ray of sunshine for Newman School

Published on Friday, 13th January 2017 in Schools and education news

Marathon man Ray Matthews has handed over nearly £30,000 to a Rotherham special school after a six month long fundraising campaign.

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Deadline extended as Shanks provides help to Dearne Valley through community projects

Published on Tuesday, 20th December 2016 in People and communities news

The deadline for local community groups to apply for funding to help with environmental projects has been extended to 16 January.

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Youth projects kick off thanks to Safer Rotherham Partnership funding

Published on Wednesday, 14th December 2016 in Community safety news

Young people in Rotherham are set to benefit from two new projects funded by the Safer Rotherham Partnership.

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Bus ticket campaign raises awareness of hate crime

Published on Wednesday, 14th December 2016 in People and communities news

Safer Rotherham Partnership launches bus ticket awareness campaign over hate crime.

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Taxi drivers lose court appeal over cameras

Published on Wednesday, 14th December 2016 in Roads, parking and transport news

A group of taxi drivers have lost an appeal against new rules that require them to install a taxi camera in their vehicles.

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Secretary of State approves return of licensing powers to Rotherham

Published on Wednesday, 14th December 2016 in Taxis and minicabs news

Rotherham Council has welcomed the Communities Secretary Sajid Javid’s decision to hand back licensing powers to the authority, with immediate effect.

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Success in off-road bike crackdown

Published on Friday, 9th December 2016 in Kimberworth news

Joint working between Police and Rotherham Council has resulted in a number of off-road motor-cycles and quad bikes being seized.

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Consultation launched on learning disability and autism offer

Published on Thursday, 8th December 2016 in Help for adults news

Rotherham Council has launched a formal consultation this week on what the borough's autism and learning disability offer could look like in the future.

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New life-saving scheme launched

Published on Tuesday, 6th December 2016 in Libraries news

Rotherham Libraries to loan out life-saving equipment and training at the heart of your communities.

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Rotherham marks World Aids Day

Published on Wednesday, 30th November 2016 in People and communities news

Rotherham will mark World Aids Day this week with a gathering in the town centre.

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Dinnington Together at the Resource Centre

Published on Friday, 25th November 2016 in Benefits and support news

A free festive community information and advice event will take place at Dinnington Resource Centre, Laughton Road on Monday 5 December.

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Positive action taken as community comes together in Eastwood

Published on Wednesday, 16th November 2016 in Eastwood news

Residents and agencies have joined forces over the last few months to make a positive impact in Eastwood as part of the initiative entitled “the Eastwood Deal.”

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Joining forces to Love Where You Live

Published on Wednesday, 16th November 2016 in Swinton news

Residents and council staff from across the borough joined forces to give their neighbourhoods a clean-up last week as the Council’s Love Where You Live campaign gains momentum.

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Rotherham Lights Switch-on starts the festive season

Published on Wednesday, 9th November 2016 in People and communities news

The festive season will officially begin in Rotherham town centre with an evening of entertainment, culminating in the annual switch-on of the Christmas Lights!

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Shanks provides help to Dearne Valley through community projects

Published on Tuesday, 8th November 2016 in People and communities news

Community projects urged to bid for funding.

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Council workers recognised for going above and beyond call of duty

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.

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Woodlaithes residents get into the community spirit!

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.

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Youngsters help stamp out hate crime

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.

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Hate crime has no place in our town

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.

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Rotherham recognised for tenant involvement

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.

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This Girl Can win awards!

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.

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Rotherham's leaders to host neighbourhood sessions

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.

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Marathon man raises money for Rotherham school

Published on Thursday, 15th September 2016 in People and communities news

Go-getting grandad raises funds for Rotherham School.

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Buzz not the hush for Rotherham's libraries

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.

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Young Inspectors go from strength to strength

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.

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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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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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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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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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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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Funding for Rotherham charities to help victims of child sexual exploitation

Published on Monday, 20th June 2016 in People and communities news

Charities and voluntary organisations in Rotherham are to be given a slice of £322,496 to help victims of child sexual exploitation.

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Mayor joins local celebrations for Queen’s 90th birthday

Published on Thursday, 16th June 2016 in Help for adults news

Residents celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday in true street party style at The Potteries Court extra care housing scheme.

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First volunteers in new scheme to tackle anti-social behaviour

Published on Thursday, 16th June 2016 in Safety news

Volunteers have been presented with training certificates at the launch of a new scheme in Rotherham aimed at resolving anti-social behaviour and low level crime in communities.

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Young students use their artistic skills to fly the flag for Armed Forces Day

Published on Wednesday, 15th June 2016 in People and communities news

Two Kimberworth schoolchildren have put their creative skills to good use to promote Rotherham's celebration of this year's Armed Forces Day.

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