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Clifton Park water splash area opens for 2017

Published on Wednesday, 12th April 2017 in Parks and open spaces news

Rotherham children can cool-off during the school holidays at Rotherham’s award-winning Clifton Park.

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Clifton Park celebrates People’s Choice Award

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.

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Clifton Park needs your vote for the UK’s People’s Choice Awards

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.

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Warning over slug pellets in Rotherham Park

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.

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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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Children celebrate re-opening of Barkers Park play area

Published on Friday, 20th May 2016 in Kimberworth Park news

Children from Redscope Primary School are jumping for joy after officially re-opening Barkers Park play area.

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Families light up local area with lantern walk

Published on Wednesday, 30th March 2016 in Schools and education news

Families who attend Maltby Crags Community School, recently lit up their local area with a lantern walk bringing communities of all ages together.

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Make a splash this Easter

Published on Tuesday, 22nd March 2016 in Schools and education news

Visitors to Clifton Park are invited to make a splash this Easter as the water park opens for the new season on Friday 25 March 2016.

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Making homes for nature!

Published on Monday, 25th January 2016 in Health and social care news

People with learning disabilities from Rotherham have been looking forward to spring by making nest-boxes to donate to a local wetland centre.

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New ‘50s themed ice-cream parlour and children’s soft play centre

Published on Monday, 2nd November 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Visitors to Thrybergh County Park are invited to step back in time and swing by its newly-opened ‘50s themed ice-cream parlour and children’s soft play centre.

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Rotherham pays tribute to the casualties of WW2

Published on Monday, 7th September 2015 in People and communities news

A new war memorial in Rotherham has been officially dedicated at an open, public service on Wednesday 16 September.

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Cool-off with even more water at Clifton Park!

Published on Wednesday, 12th August 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Looking for somewhere to cool-off during the school holidays - then why not try Rotherham's award-winning Clifton Park?

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Clifton Park named as one of the best in Britain

Published on Friday, 24th July 2015 in Environment and planning news

The beautiful Clifton Park in Rotherham is one of the very best in the UK – and that’s official.

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New farm opens at Rother Valley Country Park

Published on Friday, 10th July 2015 in Leisure and culture news

If you go down to Rother Valley Country Park today - you will be in for a big surprise as you discover a family of four-legged friends settling into their new homes.

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Greasbrough honours the fallen of WWI

Published on Monday, 30th March 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Innovative partnership working between young and old in a Rotherham village has resulted in a new Memorial Garden honouring local men who lost their lives in the First World War.

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Athletics stadium on track to stay open

Published on Tuesday, 24th February 2015 in Schools and education news

Herringthorpe Athletics Stadium has been saved from closure after the Council identified budget savings to reinstate the facility from April 1.

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Clifton Park gets the green thumbs-up!

Published on Thursday, 14th August 2014 in Environment and planning news

Rotherham's Clifton Park is one of the very best in the UK - and that’s official.

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Kids call time on foul play

Published on Friday, 13th June 2014 in Bins, rubbish and recycling news

Kids from a Rotherham primary school have joined forces with local councillors to help call time on foul play in their area.

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Stay alerted

Published on Tuesday, 4th March 2014 in Councillors, democracy and elections news

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Ramblers tackle rights of way

Published on Thursday, 27th February 2014 in Roads, parking and transport news

Volunteers from the Ramblers Association are starting 2014 as they mean to continue – by helping keep more of Rotherham’s rights of way and parklands in good order.

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A rambling resolution for 2014

Published on Thursday, 2nd January 2014 in Environmental health news

Volunteers from The Ramblers' Association will spend 2014 helping to keep Rotherham’s rights of way and parklands in good order.

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