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External Wall Insulation

Published on Friday, 30th June 2017 in Homes and property news

Following the fire at Grenfell Tower in London the council is providing information about the safety of the council homes with External Wall Insulation (EWI) in the event of a fire.

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New homes for Rotherham will be a boost for tenants and first time buyers

Published on Friday, 30th June 2017 in Homes and property news

Rotherham residents are set for a major housing boost through a pioneering new scheme that will provide over 200 much needed new homes in the borough.

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Tenants and leaseholders invited to Annual Conference to shape services

Published on Wednesday, 14th June 2017 in Homes and property news

Tenants and leaseholders invited to get involved in shaping services and improve neighbourhoods at the Annual Conference.

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Last call for garden competition entries

Published on Tuesday, 13th June 2017 in Homes and property news

Council tenants and leaseholders are being reminded that there is only three weeks left to enter the borough’s popular garden competition.

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Public Health information about the impact of fires on health

Published on Friday, 19th May 2017 in Health advice news

The fire at the Universal Recycling company site at Kilnhurst is no longer burning. This is some general public health information about the impact of fires on health.

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Annual competition launches to inspire tenants and leaseholders to show off their gardens

Published on Friday, 7th April 2017 in Homes and property news

Rotherham Council has launched its annual gardening competition in the run up to National Gardening Week, inviting council tenants and leaseholders to enter the popular contest.

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Council and partners make Shiloh’s dream a reality

Published on Tuesday, 28th March 2017 in Homes and property news

The new premises for Shiloh, a local charity supporting homeless and vulnerable people, is moving a step closer to opening thanks to the Council and their contract partners Fortem and Mears.

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Tenants celebrate as they move into new homes at Swinton

Published on Monday, 27th March 2017 in Council housing news

A development of 12 new affordable homes for council tenants has been completed in Swinton.

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New furnishing scheme launches that helps rebuild tenants’ lives

Published on Friday, 24th March 2017 in People and communities news

A new furniture scheme has launched in Rotherham to help tenants make their houses into homes when they move on from homelessness.

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Double awards delight for housing services

Published on Friday, 17th March 2017 in Affordable housing news

Not just one but two of Rotherham Council’s housing teams are celebrating success following recognition for making a difference to the services they deliver.

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Secure your place at the 2017 tenants’ conference

Published on Tuesday, 14th March 2017 in Affordable housing news

The Council is urging tenants to be early birds and get the date for the annual Tenants Housing Conference into their diaries.

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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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Government gives funding for new homes

Published on Thursday, 12th January 2017 in Homes and property news

The Council has been successful in securing two different funding streams from the Government that will help hundreds more residents to get on the housing ladder.

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Rotherham hosts launch of Sheffield City Region Housing Compact

Published on Thursday, 15th December 2016 in Homes and property news

Rotherham recently hosted the launch of the ‘Housing Compact’, a landmark agreement, between local authorities and housing providers in the Sheffield City Region to drive the economy through new house

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Tell us your views on town centre housing

Published on Thursday, 1st December 2016 in Consultations news

The Council is seeking views from people across the region about what type of homes they would like to see in Rotherham town centre.

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New accommodation to help people stay independent for longer

Published on Thursday, 1st December 2016 in Homes and property news

Rotherham Council is pleased to announce the formal opening of four adapted, self-contained apartments in Shaftesbury House.

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Happy tenants say hello to new homes

Published on Tuesday, 1st November 2016 in Children and family care news

Two new build Council bungalows have opened their doors to two local families with disabled children.

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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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Annual garden competition winners announced

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.

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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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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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New Adult Care and Housing Strategic Director sees Council senior management team complete

Published on Wednesday, 4th May 2016 in Commissioners news

Rotherham Council has appointed its new Strategic Director of Adult Care and Housing, the final appointment to the authority's new permanent senior management team.

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Rotherham residents fined for eyesore properties

Published on Tuesday, 29th March 2016 in Homes and property news

Rotherham Council used new powers to fine two residents after they ignored requests to tidy up their gardens.

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Carr Mews housing development officially opens its doors

Published on Thursday, 24th March 2016 in Council housing news

A brand new Council Housing development at Barbers Avenue Rawmarsh was officially opened yesterday by the Mayor of Rotherham, Cllr Maggi Clark.

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First landlord prosecuted under Rotherham Council’s selective licensing scheme

Published on Wednesday, 23rd March 2016 in Environmental health news

A Rotherham landlord has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 at Rotherham Magistrates’ Court after pleading guilty to operating a rented house without a licence.

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Key Choices property shop is on the move

Published on Wednesday, 9th March 2016 in Homes and property news

Rotherham Council’s Key Choices Service, which provides advice to customers on all housing options as well as support to prevent customers becoming homeless, is moving to Riverside House on 18 March.

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Safety first for Flanderwell residents

Published on Thursday, 28th January 2016 in People and communities news

Residents in Flanderwell were given advice and assistance to help keep themselves and their homes safe at an event this week.

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New Selective Licensing scheme targets rogue landlords

Published on Tuesday, 15th December 2015 in Environmental health news

Tenants are starting to see improvements to their homes as Rotherham Council moves forward with its Selective Licensing scheme.

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First tenants move into newly built council homes

Published on Friday, 6th November 2015 in Homes and property news

The first tenants have moved into four new Council homes built in Bramley.

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Garden Competition a blooming success!

Published on Thursday, 24th September 2015 in Council housing news

This year’s Rotherham Garden Competition has been hailed a blooming success with new categories attracting more entries.

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Earmarked sites listed in Rotherham's local plan

Published on Monday, 14th September 2015 in Business and investment news

The sites earmarked for new homes, industrial and retail space in Rotherham will be put forward for council approval for consultation at the next Council meeting (16 September).

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Residents urged to be gas safe

Published on Thursday, 10th September 2015 in People and communities news

Rotherham Council and Willmott Dixon will be hitting the streets to promote gas safety as part of Gas Safety Week (14 to 20 September).

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South Yorkshire and Humber Building Excellence Awards

Published on Monday, 1st June 2015 in Homes and property news

Several new buildings across Rotherham, including houses and a school, have been acclaimed in a regional building excellence awards.

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Selective licensing scheme launched in Rotherham

Published on Friday, 15th May 2015 in Environmental health news

A new licensing scheme, geared to driving up the standards of privately rented accommodation in Rotherham, is going ahead after a judge dismissed a legal challenge.

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Specialist homes for Rotherham families

Published on Wednesday, 25th March 2015 in Health and social care news

Two new specialist homes are going to be built to help families with a disabled child.

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Licensing scheme for private rented sector

Published on Thursday, 18th December 2014 in Environmental health news

Landlords who own property in certain parts of Rotherham are to be the subject of a new licensing scheme in an effort to drive up the standards of rented accommodation.

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Changes to housing allocations policy

Published on Tuesday, 25th November 2014 in Council housing news

The Council has changed the way it allocates Council homes to make it easier for local people who need a house to get one.

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Council Tax collection

Published on Friday, 1st August 2014 in Business and investment news

Rotherham is once again one of the top-performing authorities for its Council Tax collection rate despite the huge changes imposed by the Government.

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Inspector praises local housing plan

Published on Monday, 14th July 2014 in Environment and planning news

Rotherham's housing plan for the future has been given the green light by government inspectors - including the go-ahead to set a local housing target.

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New opening times for Rotherham waste sites

Published on Monday, 28th April 2014 in Environment and planning news

Rotherham recyclers are being reminded that from June each of the borough's four Household Waste Recycling Centres will be closed for one day each week.

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